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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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Top PLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


September 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) A top rebel of the outlawed People's Liberation Army of Manipur was arrested from eastern Meghalaya near the Bangladesh border, an official said Wednesday.Athokpam Surchandra Singh, ... Read more...

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Sukhbir Badal asks centre to check drug smuggling


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 3 (IANS) With Punjab facing a huge problem of drug addiction among the people, especially the youth, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked the central government ... 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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BSF trooper killed in Odisha mine blast (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed and another injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The ... Read more...

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BSF trooper hurt in Odisha mine blast


September 1st, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 1 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was injured Saturday in a land mine blast triggered by Maoists in Odisha's Koraput district, police said.The incident occurred in ... Read more...

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No zero entrance through Bangladesh border: BSF chief


August 29th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Aug 29 (IANS) Even as the controversy over infiltration into India via the Bangladesh border rages on, the director general (DG) of the Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday said ... Read more...

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Top GNLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


August 28th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 28 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday arrested a top Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebel along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.Acting on a tip-off, Meghalaya police and ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday that it is possible Pakistan may have dug more tunnels to push militants and weapons into India.He also the media ... Read more...

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Can’t rule out more border tunnels: Home secretary


August 24th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 24 (IANS) The presence of more tunnels along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan cannot be ruled out, Home Secretary R.K. Singh said Friday after arriving in Jammu ... 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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Kashmir cloudburst hits BSF camp, five rescued


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 22 (IANS) Five troopers of paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) were rescued after a cloudburst hit their camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district Wednesday afternoon, police sources ... Read more...

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Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... 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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Stranded on border, boy sheltered by Rajasthan village


August 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 17 (IANS): He was found stranded near the Pakistan border two months ago. This 12-year-old boy can barely speak, and hopes of finding his home and family are ... Read more...

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BSF trooper killed in cross border firing in Jammu


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was killed when Pakistan resorted to "heavy unprovoked firing" on a border post in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army, Rangers fire on Indian posts on LoC, border (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire for second day Wednesday by firing at two Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) late evening on India's Independence ... Read more...

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Pakistani Rangers fire on Indian post on Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistani Rangers opened unprovoked fire in Hira Nagar sector of the international border Wednesday on India's 66th Independence Day, according to sources in the Border Security ... Read more...

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‘Kya Dilli Kya Lahore’ first look unveiled in Attari


August 15th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 15 (IANS) Producer Karan Arora unveiled the first look of his film "Kya Dilli Kya Lahore", a light-hearted drama set in the post-independence era, here and says ... 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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BSF trooper injured in cross-border firing near Jammu


August 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 11 (IANS) A Border Security Force trooper was injured in firing from Pakistan on an Indian post west of Jammu, officials said, adding this was the third incident ... 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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Tunnel from Pakistan for major induction into India


August 9th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 9 (IANS) A long underground tunnel dug from Pakistan into Jammu and Kashmir was meant to push a large body of people into India and not small groups ... 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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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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Two BSF men injured in training accident


August 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were seriously wounded Tuesday after a hand grenade exploded at a firing range in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district during training, police ... Read more...

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Two BSF soldiers injured in Pakistani firing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were seriously injured in firing from the Pakistani side of the International Border and Line of Control near here Monday ... Read more...

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Four Garo rebels arrested in Meghalaya


August 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 6 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Monday arrested four Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels along the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya, officials said.All the four rebels were ... Read more...

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Pakistani Rangers fire at Indian posts in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) Pakistani Rangers had opened "unprovoked firing" at two Indian border posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Arnia sector, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said Monday.According to officials, ... Read more...

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BSF stops Bangladeshi tribals’ bid to enter India


August 5th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has foiled an attempt by over 250 Chakma tribals, including women and children, from Bangladesh to enter India after their homes ... 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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BSF chief to inspect tunnel from Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) chief U.K. Bansal is expected here Thursday to inspect an underground tunnel dug from Pakistan to infiltrate terrorists into Jammu and Kashmir."Bansal ... Read more...

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Two Pakistanis held on border, sent back (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) Two youths from Pakistan were arrested on the border near here after they entered India riding a motorcycle, an official said. They were later handed over ... Read more...

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