border fencing

Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check infiltration.Taking part in ... Read more...

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End of tunnel from Pakistan found


August 8th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) The end point of an underground tunnel dug from Pakistan to push terrorists and weapons into Jammu and Kashmir has been found, police said Wednesday.The discovery ... Read more...

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Fence entire Bangladesh border, opposition says


August 8th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The BJP and some other opposition parties Wednesday demanded immediate steps to complete fencing on India's border with Bangladesh to check illegal infiltration.Taking part ... Read more...

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Tunnel incident against India-Pakistan CBMs


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan was undermining confidence building measures by indulging in activities like digging a 400-metre cross-border tunnel in Samba sector for pushing terrorists to the Indian side, ... 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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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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No trace of hostages, fencing work stops


April 2nd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, April 2 (IANS) With six hostages abducted by a separatist outfit in Mizoram untraced for a week, border fencing along the India-Bangladesh border has been stopped, officials said Monday."The ... Read more...

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Six abducted by militants in Mizoram


March 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, March 26 (IANS) At least six people, including residents of Assam, Punjab, and Rajasthan, were abducted by unidentified tribal guerrillas in a Mizoram district bordering Bangladesh Monday, police said ... Read more...

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Garo rebels pose challenge to peace: Governor


March 9th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 9 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday expressed concern over the spurt of violence unleashed by rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA)."This group (GNLA) poses a ... 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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Chidambaram to review Meghalaya security situation Sunday


February 17th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram will Sunday to review the security situation and the fencing of the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, an official said ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards to meet every four months


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Khowai (Tripura), Feb 3 (IANS) Border guards from India and Bangladesh will meet every four months to resolve border disputes and check cross-border movement of militants, it was decided at ... Read more...

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Strengten border security: Mizoram, Tripura governors


October 31st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizawl, Oct 31 (IANS) Security along India's borders with Bangladesh and Myanmar must be strengthened for lasting peace in the region and to curb the smuggling of items such ... Read more...

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15 kg heroin found near India-Pakistan border


October 4th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 4 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Tuesday recovered around 15 kg of heroin from near the international border between India and Pakistan in this Punjab district, sources ... Read more...

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Manmohan’s Dhaka visit: Transit, ports, border key issues


August 26th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 26 (IANS) A transit route between the mountainous northeastern states and the rest of India via Bangladesh, use of sea and river ports and border-related issues ... Read more...

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ISI has reactivated terror camps in Pakistani Kashmir: India


August 9th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) India Tuesday said Pakistan's spy agency, the ISI, has "reactivated" terror camps in Pakistani Kashmir with some 2,500 terrorists present there."The government is aware that ... Read more...

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BSF troopers caught felling trees in reserve forest


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 22 (IANS) Six Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were caught red-handed while felling Sal trees inside a government reserve forest in the South Garo hills district of Meghalaya, ... 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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Salman Khurshid lays foundation stone for NPCC’s office complex in Gurgaon


March 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
Gurgaon, Mar 22 (ANI): Water Resources Minister Salman Khurshid today laid the foundation stone of the Office Complex of National Projects Construction Corporation Limited (NPCC) at Gurgaon, Haryana.Addressing the gathering, Khurshid commended ... Read more...

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Official killed in militant ambush in Tripura


January 31st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 31 (IANS) A central government official from Andhra Pradesh was killed and his driver critically injured when separatist tribal guerrillas fired at their car from across the India-Bangladesh border in ... Read more...

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India reiterates commitment to “zero death” in Bangladesh border


January 21st, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
DHAKA, BANGLADESH (BNO NEWS) -- India on Thursday reiterated its commitment to "zero death" along the border with Bangladesh, Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha news agency reported.Indian home secretary GK Pillai said the death ... Read more...

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Kashmir looks better now: Army chief


January 15th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General V.K. Singh has said cross-border incursions had come down and the situation in Jammu and Kashmir appeared "better" now, but he put the ... Read more...

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Border fencing has improved in November: Chidambaram


November 30th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Presenting his ministry's monthly report for November, Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the government has taken steps to improve border fencing with neighbouring ... Read more...

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Dhaka, Delhi erect fences on border


October 18th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh and India have begun setting up fences within 150 yards of the zero line along the international border.The exercise, which is on for some months now, marks ... Read more...

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35,000 people to be hit by border fencing in Mizoram


September 27th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Sep 27 (IANS) Over 35,000 people from 45 villages near the India-Bangladesh border need to be rehabilitated to facilitate the fencing of the frontier in Mizoram, state Home Minister R. ... Read more...

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Funds for infrastructure along borders fully utilized: Govt.


August 18th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.18 (ANI): The Government on Wednesday said that the funds issued for infrastructure along borders have been fully utilized.Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandran in written reply ... Read more...

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Pillai to review northeast’s law and order situation


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 3 (IANS) Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Thursday arrived in Meghalaya to review the overall law and situation in the region with police chiefs of the eight northeastern states. Pillai ... Read more...

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Share intelligence, repatriate Reangs: Chidambaram (Lead, With images)


May 25th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday asked northeastern states to share intelligence on terrorism, officials here said. He also urged the Mizoram government and tribal leaders to ... Read more...

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Help repatriate Reangs, Chidambaram tells Mizoram, tribal leaders


May 25th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, May 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday asked the Mizoram government and tribal leaders to help repatriate all the 37,000 Reang tribal refugees, who have been sheltered in ... Read more...

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Border villages of Manipur , gateway for trade


May 13th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Chandel (Manipur), May 13 (ANI): The border areas of Manipur's Chandel district, adjacent to Myanmar, function as a gateway to promote international border trade. A visit to some of the remote villages ... Read more...

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Fencing of India-Myanmar border under way


April 24th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 24 (ANI): Fencing along the India-Myanmar international border at Manipur's Moreh town is in progress to check illegal drug trafficking and movement of militants."The project is likely to benefit ... 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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245 terrorists killed in Kashmir in 2009


March 7th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Security forces killed 245 terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir last year, when the number of infiltration attempts by militants from Pakistan went up marginally, according to official ... Read more...

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Northeast chief ministers urge stricter vigil along borders


February 8th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Shillong/Aizawl, Feb 8 (IANS) India's northeastern states have called for stricter vigil along the international borders they share with Bangladesh and Myanmar and early completion of border fencing to check terrorist ... Read more...

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Red Alert declared in Jammu and Kashmir region


January 24th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by ANI
Jammu, Jan.24 (ANI): Following a rise in incidents of infiltration attempts from Pakistan side into India, instances of border fences being cut and intelligence inputs of a possible terror attack on the ... Read more...

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