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India-Bahrain agree to combat terror

Cabinet also gave ex-post-facto approval to MoU with Bangladesh for Mode of Operation of Border Haats signed in 2010 on Indo-Bangla border.

Policy Pulse
Publish Date: Jan 6 2016 4:56PM | Updated Date: Jan 7 2016 3:22PM

India-Bahrain agree to combat terror

Union Cabinet on Wednesday gives ex-post facto approval to agreement between India and Bahrain on cooperation in combating international terrorism; agreement includes transnational organised crime and trafficking in illicit drugs, narcotic.

 

Cabinet also gave ex-post-facto approval to MoU with Bangladesh for Mode of Operation of Border Haats signed in 2010 on Indo-Bangla border. 

 

India will establish new Border Haats after identification of locations in consultation with Bangladesh & concerned states. 

 

These Border Haats will promote traditional system of marketing local produce through local markets on currency/barter basis. 

 

Agreement also includes transnational organized crime and trafficking in illicit drugs, narcotic and psychotropic substances. 

 

Cabinet also gave ex-post facto approval for signing of MoU between Airports Authority of India (AAI) and Singapore Cooperation Enterprise. 

 

The objective of MoU is for co-op in civil aviation, which will cover, to begin with, airports of Jaipur & Ahmedabad. 

 

CCEA approved VRS packages at 2007 pay scales to employees of HMT Watches Ltd., HMT Chinar Watches Ltd. & HMT Bearings Ltd. 

 

CCEA also approved 4-laning of 99-km Nagina-Kashipur section on NH-74 in Uttarakhand & UP at a cost of Rs.2535 crore. 

 

Project to be implemented under NHDP Phase-IV on Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) basis.