China seeks rail link between Kunming and Kolkata
to revive the ancient silk route, traversing through Myanmar and Bangladesh. ..... the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) multi-model corridor project initiated by China. ..... The 2800 kilometer rail route could be a critical component for the BCIM corridor that seeks cross border trade and flow of people. .... China has pledged $40 billion for the silk route, having a trade potential of $132 billion. ..... Kunming, capital of Southwest China's Yunnan province ..... "We are glad to know that after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office, the look east policy has substantially moved ahead.New Silk Route? China plans Kunming-Kolkata railway link
The proposed 3,000 km rail corridor ..... The rail corridor will pass through Mandalay in Myanmar and the Bangladeshi cities of Chittagong and Dhaka before entering West Bengal and ending in Kolkata. The economic corridor project, along the old southern Silk Route, envisages the building of transport, energy and telecommunication networks.China seeks high-speed rail link between Kunming and Kolkata to revive ancient silk route
funding from multilateral bodies such as Asian Development Bank. ...... Talking about the entertainment sector in particular, he favoured screening of more and more Indian films in Chinese theaters and joint collaboration in movie making. ..... The recent release of Aamir Khan starer PK has been a hit in China, Ming, who plans to catch the movie soon, said.Faster than China? India's road, rail drive could lay doubts to rest
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reformist, but hard-up government has begun a splurge on road and rail building that analysts say could remove doubts over whether economic growth in India really is overtaking China.
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