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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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Gold from Bangladesh seized, one detained


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 3 (IANS) A gold smuggler was detained in Tripura and five gold biscuits, worth Rs.19 lakh, smuggled from Bangladesh were seized, BSF officials said here Monday."The troopers of ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi, trooper caught in Tripura handed back


July 6th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 6 (IANS) A Bangladeshi trooper and a civilian captured by villagers in Tripura while trying to abduct an Indian farmer from the border area, were handed over to ... Read more...

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Tripura offers land, housing to poor families


July 5th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 5 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls, scheduled for February next year, the Left Front government in Tripura has decided to provide land with housing facilities to people ... Read more...

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Ceasefire violation at LoC in J&K;


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired from small and medium arms across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ... Read more...

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Bangladesh against fencing at border zero-line: Sarkar


March 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 5 (IANS) Bangladesh has rejected India's proposal to erect border fencing at the zero line along the border, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar told the state assembly Monday."Erection ... Read more...

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Tripura seeks fencing on actual border


November 25th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 25 (IANS) Tripura has asked the central government to fence the actual border with Bangladesh so as to secure all markets, shrines and even government installations, an official ... Read more...

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Assam protests India-Bangladesh land exchange


September 8th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 8 (IANS) The land swap accord between India and Bangladesh has triggered angry protests in Assam with border villagers, student groups and the opposition calling it an ... Read more...

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Kashmir border fence affecting wildlife


September 1st, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) Landmines have killed and maimed many wild animals straying into the barbed wire corridor marking India's Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir.The ... Read more...

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Karachi operation over, all terrorists killed


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) All the terrorists who stormed a naval base here have been killed after 15 hours of gun battles, Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Monday, ... Read more...

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Tripura villagers affected by border fencing to step up stir


May 12th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 12 (IANS) A section of villagers in Tripura affected by the ongoing fencing work along the India-Bangladesh border have got support from the opposition Congress which is demanding ... 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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Displaced persons from India- Bangladesh border stages a protest rally in Agartala


February 15th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Feb 15 (ANI): Hundreds of displaced persons from the India-Bangladesh border region in northeastern state of Tripura staged a rally at Agartala, the capital of Tripura to pressurise the state government ... Read more...

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Tripura locals affected by fencing vow to intensify stir


February 12th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 12 (IANS) Villagers in Tripura's border areas affected by the fencing work along the India-Bangladesh frontier continued their relay hunger strike for the 11th day Saturday. They also threatened to ... Read more...

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Tripura residents affected by fencing continue strike


February 4th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 4 (IANS) People affected by the fencing on the India-Bangladesh frontier in Tripura continued their relay hunger strike for the third day Friday demanding immediate rehabilitation."The strike will continue ... Read more...

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India ready to help Bangladesh in nabbing Mujib killers (Lead)


January 20th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) India Thursday assured Bangladesh of full cooperation in apprehending two men who are said to be hiding in India after being convicted of killing Bangladesh's former president ... Read more...

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India ready to help Bangladesh in nabbing Mujib killers


January 20th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) India Thursday assured Bangladesh of full cooperation in apprehending two men who are said to be hiding in India after being convicted of killing Bangladesh's former president ... Read more...

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Choppers, anti-mine vehicles to aid BSF troopers


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) To further strengthen vigil along the border with Bangladesh, India's border troopers are to use Dhruv light helicopters, mine protected vehicles (MPV) and other modern gadgets and devices, ... 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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Curfew imposed in Kashmir ahead of Hurriyat protest march


October 27th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct. 27 (ANI): Curfew was re-imposed here on Wednesday, ahead of a protest march called by separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, the Chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference.Separatists ... Read more...

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Curfew continues for 15th day in Jammu and Kashmir


September 26th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, Sep. 26 (ANI): Curfew continues for 15th day in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, affecting normal life since security forces have sealed almost every road to restrict public ... Read more...

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Now, excess water dispute between India and Pakistan


August 27th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Ferozepur (Punjab), Aug 27 (IANS) They have fought three wars and have been involved in bitter disputes over water sharing. But India and Pakistan are now fighting a battle on ... Read more...

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Gurdaspur terrorists were probably looking for s 26/11 in Punjab


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Gurdaspur, May 2 (IANS) Security agencies probing a shootout with two trained intruders from Pakistan in Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur last month say the ... Read more...

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Punjab on terror radar?


April 29th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and pro-Khalistan groups based in Pakistan, Canada and other countries are planning strikes in Punjab, according to ... Read more...

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Joint operation to search militants ends in Punjab


April 28th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) A joint search operation, launched by the Border Security Force (BSF) and Punjab Police in the Bhamial sector of this border district to look for militants after ... Read more...

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Two cops, two militants killed in Punjab border shootout


April 25th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), April 25 (IANS) Two policemen and two militants were killed in a fierce gun battle early Sunday near the India-Pakistan international border in Punjab's Gurdaspur district, police said. Punjab police officials ... Read more...

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Markets to come up along Bangladesh-India border


February 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 3 (IANS) Bangladesh and India will set up border haats (markets) in April to promote trade and ease problems faced by the local populace, officials said. The markets will ... Read more...

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Assam-Bangladesh border fencing almost over, says minister


December 8th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 8 (IANS) The Assam government Tuesday said that just a few kilometres of the 262-km land border the state shares with Bangladesh remained to be fenced, but a 10-km stretch ... Read more...

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Indo-Bangla border to be fenced by March 2010: BSF chief (Lead)


November 24th, 2009 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 24 (IANS) Work on fencing the India-Bangladesh border has been stepped up and is expected to be completed by March 2010, Border Security Force (BSF) Director General Raman Srivastava said ... Read more...

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Bangladesh encroaching upon 500 acres of Indian land: Assam


September 19th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 19 (IANS) The Assam government Saturday alleged that Bangladesh has encroached upon 499.79 acres of Indian land, including two tea gardens, and urged New Delhi to take up the matter ... Read more...

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BSF fires into Pakistan after rocket attack


September 12th, 2009 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Sep 12 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers fired from machine-guns into Pakistan after rockets were fired into Indian territory in the Amritsar sector from across the border Friday night. BSF officials ... Read more...

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India to construct trans-Arunachal highway


August 25th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) India has decided to construct a trans-Arunachal highway in its effort to enhance infrastructure in the strategic state bordering China, Minister of State for Defence M.M.Pallam Raju said ... Read more...

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Infiltration bid foiled near Jammu: BSF (Lead)


August 16th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Sunday claimed it had foiled an infiltration attempt after it exchanged gunfire with a group of militants trying to sneak into the Indian ... Read more...

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Demand for resumption of land for Reliance SEZ


August 6th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 6 (IANS) Haryana's main opposition Indian National Lok Dal Thursday demanded disallowing a third extension to the special economic zone (SEZ) proposed by Reliance Industries in Gurgaon and sought that ... Read more...

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Now women will guard the frontiers


July 21st, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Attari (Punjab), July 21 (IANS) They might not be taking on combat positions straightaway but women guards of the Border Security Force (BSF) will soon be deployed in Punjab ... Read more...

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