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India to erect single row fence along Bangladesh border


September 18th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) India will erect single row fencing instead of double row fencing in several areas along the border with Bangladesh, officials said here Tuesday.About 80 percent of ... Read more...

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‘Town’ of illegal migrants found in Moscow


September 8th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS) Law enforcers in the Russian capital have discovered "a whole town" of makeshift cabins in Moscow, where about 2,000 illegal migrant labourers live, RIA Novosti reported.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani firing seeks to push terrorists into Kashmir


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The sudden spurt in firing by Pakistani border guards along the Jammu and Kashmir border is aimed at pushing militants as well as narcotics smugglers into ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Troops from the Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of the Jammu region late Friday ... Read more...

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River erosion upsets BSF at India-Bangladesh border


May 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, May 8 (IANS) River erosion has made the job of Border Security Force (BSF) guards increasingly difficult and dangerous along the India-Bangladesh border, says a senior BSF official."The erosion ... Read more...

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Couple plunges 350 ft by driving over suicide cliff


August 19th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A couple in Britian killed themselves by driving at high speed over a cliff, crashing 350 ft to their death in an apparent suicide bid.Startled onlookers ... Read more...

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Bangladesh relaxes norms for India to erect border fence


April 8th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) Dhaka has allowed New Delhi to erect fencing along the 'zero line' of the international border so that Indian homes and farms located close to it ... Read more...

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Bangladesh summons Indian envoy to protest border killing


January 18th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 18 (IANS) Ahead of bilateral talks between their officials Tuesday, Bangladesh summoned the Indian high commissioner to lodge a formal protest against the Indian border force allegedly killing a girl ... Read more...

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Old bombs found in Punjab school


May 20th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur, May 20 (IANS) Nearly 25 old bombs have been found inside the premises of a school in the border district town of Gurdaspur in Punjab, an official said Thursday. The school, Little ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani forces exchange fire, infiltration foiled (Second Lead)


May 1st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 1 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) personnel exchanged heavy gunfire with Pakistani Rangers at the Jammu and Kashmir border and foiled an attempt by militants to sneak into the ... Read more...

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Another Indian joins Malaysian by-poll fray


April 17th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 17 (IANS) V.S. Chandran, a businessman of Indian origin, Saturday joined the fray for a Malaysian parliamentary by-poll, raising fears of division of the the ethnic Indian vote.Deputy Prime ... Read more...

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Fencing-affected border residents of Mizoram go on strike


April 6th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, April 6 (IANS) People affected by the fencing on the India-Bangladesh frontier Tuesday called an indefinite shutdown in the border areas of Mizoram while their counterparts in Tripura threatened to launch ... Read more...

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Pakistani infiltrator killed on border


March 28th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) A suspected Pakistani infiltrator was killed by Indian border guards in Ramgarh sector along the international border Sunday. A Border Security Force (BSF) patrol party noticed an unusual movement ... Read more...

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Barbed wire cut on India-Pakistan border, red alert in Jammu and Kashmir


January 23rd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) A red alert was sounded all across Jammu and Kashmir Saturday after a long stretch of the barbed wire fence on the India-Pakistan border was found cut. There ... Read more...

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Suspected Pakistani suicide bomber held at Punjab border (Lead)


January 14th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 14 (IANS) A "suicide bomber" from Pakistan was arrested Thursday after troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) caught him doing a reconnaissance of the area at the Attari international ... Read more...

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Antony reviews Jammu and Kashmir security situation


January 12th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday reviewed the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir and asked the defence forces to mount further pressure on militants to neutralize them at ... Read more...

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Defence minister arrives in Jammu


January 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony arrived here Tuesday on a day-long visit to assess the situation along the international border and Line of Control (LoC) that divide India and ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in Pakistani firing in Jammu (Lead)


January 11th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 11 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was Monday killed in firing from across the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, an ... Read more...

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Exchange of fire across India-Pakistan border


January 11th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 11 (IANS) There was an exchange of fire between the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) and either militants or Pakistani Rangers in Kanachak sector, near Akhnoor along the international border, ... Read more...

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Pakistani ’smuggler’ killed in Punjab border district


January 5th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 5 (IANS) A Pakistani "smuggler" who entered India early Tuesday was shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in a border area in Punjab while three others went back ... Read more...

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Four BSF troopers injured in blast on border (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 26 (IANS) Four Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were injured in a blast caused by an improvised explosive device (IED) on the international border (IB) with Pakistan Saturday morning. The BSF ... Read more...

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Four BSF troopers injured in blast near Jammu (Lead)


December 26th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 26 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has found that the blast on the international border (IB) with Pakistan Saturday morning, in which four troopers were injured, was caused by ... Read more...

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Cocaine worth Rs.10 crore recovered in Punjab


November 28th, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 28 (IANS) High quality cocaine worth Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million) in the international market was recovered by the Punjab police at Sahnewal town, 15 km from here, police said Saturday. The ... Read more...

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Dhaka to protest Myanmar Navy attack on its fishermen


October 20th, 2009 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) Bangladesh, which is locked in a border conflict with its eastern neighbour, has alleged that Myanmar Navy Monday attacked its fishermen. Dhaka plans to lodge a formal protest ... Read more...

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‘Punjab equipped to curb ISI designs on reviving militancy’


October 19th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Oct 18 (IANS) Punjab's police chief Sunday said that Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) spy agency was trying to revive Sikh militancy in the state but this would be curbed. "The ISI ... Read more...

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Bangladesh fears Myanmar may attack their island in Bengal bay


October 18th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh, which is currently engaged in a dispute with Myanmar over border fencing, fears that Yangon may attack its St. Martin's Island in the Bay of Bengal, a ... Read more...

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Hundreds being tossed across Bangladesh-Myanmar border: Report


October 16th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) Bangladesh and Myanmar are tossing hundreds of Muslim tribal Rohingya families across their border, where they are reinforcing troops for the past one week, a media report said. ... Read more...

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George Harrison’s widow wins razor fence row


September 26th, 2009 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Late English rocker George Harrison's widow has been allowed by the council officials to put up razor wire around her home despite concerns that it was causing injuries ... Read more...

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Pakistan protests over firing incident, blames Indian guards


September 18th, 2009 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan has lodged a strong protest with India over an "unprovoked" firing by the Indian Border Security Forces (BSF) at a Pakistani checkpost near the Sialkot international boundary, ... Read more...

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Two troopers injured, firing continues at India-Pakistan border (Lead)


September 18th, 2009 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 18 (IANS) There was firing again Friday morning at the Border Security Force (BSF) post on the India-Pakistan border near Jammu where two BSF troopers had been injured Thursday evening. A ... Read more...

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BSF find fifth rocket shell in Punjab border village


September 13th, 2009 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 13 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) personnel Sunday found another rocket shell in the fields near a village in this district of Punjab, raising the number of rockets fired from ... Read more...

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BSF fires into Pakistan after rocket attack (Third Lead)


September 12th, 2009 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 12 (IANS) Three rockets fired in quick succession from Pakistan exploded near a village in India's Amritsar district, triggering retaliatory gunfire by Indian border guards, officials said Saturday. The 107 MM ... Read more...

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Kashmir violence down, but threat of militancy exists: Indian Army


August 26th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Udhampur, Aug 26 (IANS) Charging Pakistan with providing logistics support to the terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, a top Indian Army commander said Wednesday violence levels in the state had come down ... Read more...

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Firing across the border near Jammu


August 16th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) There was an exchange of fire between suspected infiltrators and Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on the border with Pakistan in Ramgarh sector near Jammu, officials said Sunday. According ... Read more...

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Army, BSF on high alert on India-Pakistan border


August 7th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) The army and the Border Security Force (BSF) have stepped up patrolling in Jammu and Kashmir along the border with Pakistan to foil possible infiltration by terrorists ahead ... Read more...

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