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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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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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Eid Mubarak at Wagah-Attari border


August 20th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 20 (IANS) Border guards of India and Pakistan at this international border checkpost embraced and exchanged sweets as they wished each other "Eid Mubarak" Monday.Officers and troopers ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards exchange saplings (With Image)


August 19th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border guards have exchanged saplings as part of a programme to green their winding border.The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan border guards exchange greetings


August 15th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani border guards Wednesday greeted their Indian counterparts on the occasion of India's 66th Independence Day.Officers and troopers of Pakistan Rangers walked up to the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh frees three Indians after seven months


August 14th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Tuesday released three Indians, who had been arrested after their speeding car crashed into the Akhaurah checkpost on the India-Bangladesh border on Dec 27 ... Read more...

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Belarusian border guards get flak over teddy bears


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has blamed the national border guard service over the "bombing" of hundreds of teddy bears from a plane intruding into the ... Read more...

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Iran seizes 2 tonnes of illicit drugs


July 28th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 28 (IANS) The Iranian police have seized over two tonnes of opium in the country's Hormuzgan province on the rim of the Persian Gulf, Fars news agency reported ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards to prevent truce violations


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Thursday agreed to prevent and avoid cross-frontier firing and to maintain the ceasefire which was agreed upon in November 2003.This ... Read more...

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HRW asks Bangladesh to halt border guards’ mutiny trial


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) International rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) Wednesday asked Bangladesh to halt a mass trial of suspected mutineers of the erstwhile Bangladesh Rifles who had killed ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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Bangladesh mass sentencing condemned


June 19th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 19 (IANS) The prosecution teams conducting the mass trials of the alleged mutineers of the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) must immediately stop the trials, Human Rights Watch said ... Read more...

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Ukraine enjoys Euro 2012 tourism windfall


June 19th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 19 (IANS) Ukrainian authorities revealed Tuesday that around four million foreigners visited the country for the first two weeks of the Euro 2012 football championship, an increase of ... Read more...

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Kazakh border chief resigns over massacre


June 14th, 2012 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Kazakhstan's Border Service has resigned following a border post massacre May 30 in which 15 people were killed.A statement posted on the ... Read more...

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Man killed in BSF firing in Tripura


May 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 31 (IANS) A man was killed Thursday when Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Tripura opened fire while he was trying to smuggle goods to Bangladesh, police here ... Read more...

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Polish border guards ready for Euro 2012


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 23 (IANS) The Polish border guards are fully prepared for the June-beginning Euro 2012 football championship, guard deputy commander Marek Borkowski announced in the city of Bialystok, northeast ... Read more...

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8,000 sued over Bangladesh clash


April 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 24 (IANS) Over 8,000 people have been sued in cases filed in connection with a clash in Bangladesh's Sylhet district during a countrywide strike Monday, a media report ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladesh border guards to increase vigil


March 19th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have decided to increase vigilance at sensitive border outposts and enhance interaction of commanders at the ground level to ... Read more...

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BSF, Bangladesh border guards to discuss trans-border issues


March 16th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trans-border smuggling, trafficking and illegal activities will be the focus of a five-day meeting between India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) ... Read more...

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Jordan condemns Israeli settlers’ breaking into Al-Aqsa mosque


February 20th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Feb 19 (IANS) Jordan Sunday condemned breaking into Al-Aqsa mosque by Israeli settlers, calling on Arabs and Muslims to intervene to halt such violations, media reports said."Jewish settlers, a ... Read more...

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Bangladeshis say they hacked 20,000 Indian websites


February 14th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 14 (IANS) A Bangladeshi hacker group Tuesday claimed to have attacked 20,000 Indian websites, including that of the Border Security Force (BSF), after the alleged killing of ... 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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Iranian border guards shot dead six Pakistanis


January 27th, 2012 - 5:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Iranian border guards have shot dead six Pakistani nationals after believing them as smugglers.The incident took place near the Zaran border Thursday. It was not immediately ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Border Guard held after killing Indian


January 20th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) Troopers of Bangladesh's Border Guards shot dead an Indian farmer along the border with Tripura Friday, but one of them was detained by angry Indian villagers ... Read more...

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Pakistan frees detained Iranian guards


January 16th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan has freed three Iranian border guards detained earlier this month for shooting dead a Pakistani man and injuring his brother after illegally entering that country, ... Read more...

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US names Al Qaeda-linked outfit as terrorist entity


January 6th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 6 (IANS) The US government has designated the Al Qaeda Kurdish Battalions (AQKB), which operates between Iraq and Iran, as a "specially designated global terrorist entity" that will ... Read more...

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Iran closes border with Pakistan after incident


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran Tuesday closed its border with Pakistan after Pakistani border guards detained two Iranian military personnel, a media report said.PakistanToday.com.pk. said three Iranian servicemen were ... Read more...

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Bangladesh assures firm action against Indian insurgents


December 13th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 12 (IANS) Bangladesh's border guards Monday assured firm action against insurgents from India's northeastern states taking shelter in that country, an Indian officer said.The commitment was made at ... Read more...

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India, Pakistani troopers exchange sweets on Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Nov 7 (IANS) Border guards from India and Pakistan Monday exchanged sweets at the joint check post along the Attari-Wagah border between India and Pakistan on the occasion ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan border guards exchange Diwali sweets


October 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Wednesday exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border post near here to mark Diwali, which is also celebrated by Hindus in Pakistan.Border ... Read more...

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India gives list of terror camps to Bangladesh


September 30th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 30 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has given a list of terrorist camps operational in Bangladesh to its counterpart, the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB), asking them to ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh hold border talks


September 26th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border troops Monday began a five-day meeting in Dhaka, where they stressed the need to boost cooperation between the paramilitary forces of the ... Read more...

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Iran approves release of U.S. citizens convicted of spying


September 21st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iran's Judiciary on Wednesday approved the release on bail of two U.S. citizens who were sentenced last month for espionage and illegal entry, state-run media reported. Their release ... Read more...

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Bangladesh jails 3,036 border guards for 2009 mutiny


September 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 12 (IANS) A special court in Dhaka Monday sentenced to jail 182 border guards for their involvement in the February 2009 mutiny, bringing the total of convicted troopers ... Read more...

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Border guards’ trial begins for Dhaka massacre


August 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 24 (IANS) The trial of over 800 mutineers who were involved in the massacre of 74 people, including 57 army officers, at the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters in ... Read more...

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