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Kathmandu-Siliguri Bus Service

Current context: A bus service between Siliguri in West Bengal and Nepal's capital Kathmandu has been started on 26th August 2019.
Kathmandu-Siliguri Bus Service 
  • The bus service will provide daily service between Kathmandu and Siliguri via Kakarvitta-Panitanki border.
  • The initiative is a part of a Motor Vehicle Agreement for Passenger Traffic which was signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Nepal visit in 2014 to facilitate the movement of people between the countries and also promoting tourism.
  • Presently, 13 routes have been approved between India and Nepal for regular bus service and Kathmandu-Siliguri is the 11th route.
  • The bust fare will cost 2,000 Nepali Rupees with online tickets booking facility available along with free WiFi facility during the journey.

Question: 

Q.1 Which route has been inaugurated recently between India and Nepal for bus service?
a. Kathmandu-Amravati
b. Kathmandu- Bhopal
c. Kathmandu-Siliguri
d. Kathmandu-Prayagraj
Kathmandu-Siliguri Bus Service Kathmandu-Siliguri Bus Service Reviewed by Neha Verma on August 27, 2019 Rating: 5

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