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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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Northeast on high alert to foil terror attacks on Aug 15


August 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 11 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states about possible militant strikes in the run-up to Independence Day celebrations Wednesday."Central intelligence wings and the union home ... 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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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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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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India, Australia amend tax treaty


December 16th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India and Australia Friday signed an agreement to amend their bilateral tax treaty to ensure more effective exchange of financial information between the two countries.India's ... Read more...

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NATO strikes an act of blatant aggression: Pakistan Army


November 30th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The NATO air strikes on Pakistani checkposts were an "unprovoked act of blatant aggression" as the coalition was informed that it was an army check-post that ... 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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Restrictions on cross-border movement of goods necessary: PM


November 5th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said while he did not favour restrictions on cross-border movement of commodities, such actions sometimes were necessary both politically and ... Read more...

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Pakistan for military action against terror: Gilani


November 1st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan supports military actions against terrorists to safeguard its own interest and for global peace, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani told ABC News: ... 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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Fresh funding to eradicate polio


October 29th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Significant fresh funding has been announced to help eradicate polio, a disease that afflicts people in four countries -- three of them in the Commonwealth.India, ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks global help to repatriate three million Afghans


October 29th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Oct 29 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday urged the world community to help shift around three million Afghan refugees residing in Pakistan back to their ... Read more...

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Pakistan to create immigration system along Afghan border


October 20th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Pakistan will put in place an immigration system along its border with Afghanistan to check illegal cross-border movement, Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday.The system ... Read more...

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Tripura, Assam on alert during Durga Puja


October 2nd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Silchar, Oct 2 (IANS) As Durga Puja fervour Sunday gripped Tripura and Assam with colourful and artistic marquees and prayers amid beating of drums, police heightened security to maintain safety ... Read more...

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13 Bangladeshis held in Tripura


September 18th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 18 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladeshi nationals were arrested Sunday in Tripura on charges of illegally entering India, police said."The MTF (mobile task force) troopers arrested the 13 Bangladeshi citizens ... Read more...

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12 Bangladeshis held in Tripura


September 14th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) In the second such incident this month, 12 Bangladeshi nationals, including three women and four children, were arrested Wednesday for unlawfully entering India, police said."MTF (Mobile ... Read more...

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Northeast rebels have camps in Bangladesh, says Tripura


September 1st, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Khowai (Tripura), Sep 1 (IANS) Despite Dhaka's crackdown on separatist outfits from India's northeast, their camps still exist in Bangladesh, Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said here Thursday."Separatist outfits ... Read more...

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Northeastern states alerted to likely terror strike


August 14th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The central government has alerted the northeastern states over possible terror strike in the run-up to the Independence Day celebrations Monday and asked them to take ... Read more...

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Explosives meant for Myanmar seized


May 28th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 27 (IANS) A huge consignment of explosives meant to be smuggled to Myanmar through Nagaland was seized from a bus station here in Meghalaya, a custom official said ... Read more...

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Chidambaram lays foundation stone for integrated border check-post


May 17th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Tuesday laid the foundation stone for the construction of an Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Akhaurah in Tripura along the ... 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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India to take up detention of fishermen with Pakistan


March 16th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): India is expected to raise the issue of detention of fishermenin Pakistani jails during the Home Secretary-level talks between the two nations beginning on March 28.External Affairs ... Read more...

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Pak Army admits majority of US drone attack casualties were terrorists, foreigners


March 9th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Miramshah, Mar 9(ANI): The Pakistan military has given the official version of US drone attacks in the nation's tribal region for the first time, and said that most of those killed ... 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 cautious, hopes to unlock dialogue with Pakistan (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Ahead of Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao's talks with her Pakistani counterpart Salman Bashir in Thimphu next month, India Friday struck a cautious note, saying it was ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to ‘unlock’ dialogue process in Thimphu


January 28th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Downplaying expectations from the meeting between the foreign secretaries of India and Pakistan in Bhutan next month, Indian officials Friday said it was an exploratory mission where ... Read more...

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Indian forces can enter Myanmar chasing terrorists (Lead)


December 20th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) Indian security forces can enter Myanmar to hunt for terrorists after taking due permission from Myanmarese authorities, it was decided here Monday.And to boost their crackdown on Indian ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar to act against terrorists


December 20th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 20 (IANS) India and Myanmar will work together to curb trans-border movement of terrorists, smuggling of arms and to prevent drugs trafficking, officials said here Monday.The Indian home ministry and ... Read more...

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Tight security in Tripura for Durga Puja celebrations


October 14th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 14 (IANS) It's festive season in the northeastern state of Tripura, with colourful and artistic marquees and prayers amid beating of drums as the state celebrates Durga Puja. On the ... 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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Land Ports Authority bill introduced in Rajya Sabha


August 19th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A bill seeking to establish an authority to manage facilities for movement of passengers and goods across India's borders with four neighbouring countries was introduced in the ... Read more...

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