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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Are there more tunnels on India-Pakistan border?


July 29th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) After the discovery of a tunnel running from Pakistan to India, security personnel fear that more such tunnels may have been dug to push terrorists and ... Read more...

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Militant killed in Tripura


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) A dreaded militant of outlawed National Liberation Front of Tripura (NLFT) was killed Sunday by the security forces in Tripura and some arms and ammunition were ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee, headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor, to study reasons for the growing number of ... Read more...

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SC sets up panel to study Amarnath deaths


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set up a high-powered committee headed by the Jammu and Kashmir governor to study the reasons for growing number of ... Read more...

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Deaths on India-Bangladesh border down: Chidambaram


July 6th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The number of deaths due to firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) on those trying to smuggle cattle into Bangladesh have reduced significantly, Union ... 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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Three smugglers held with drugs, fake currency in Amritsar


July 4th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 3 (IANS) Nearly 11 kg of heroin, fake currency with a face value of Rs.5 lakh and arms were recovered from three smugglers arrested by police from the ... 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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BSF, Pakistan Rangers to meet in Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An 18-member team of Pakistan Rangers arrived here Sunday on a four-day bi-annual meeting with the Border Security Force (BSF) starting Monday.Headed by Director General ... Read more...

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A border shrine unites Indians, Pakistanis


June 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chamliyal (Jammu), June 28 (IANS) Despite the chill in India-Pakistan relations, thousands of people gathered Thursday on both sides of the border for a week-long fair in memory of a ... Read more...

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Garo rebel outfit chief lodged in Bangladesh jail: BSF


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 23 (IANS) Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma, who was arrested by Bangladesh forces last year, is lodged in "some jail" in that country, according ... Read more...

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BSF chief to visit Indo-Bangla border in Meghalaya


June 20th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 20 (IANS) BSF Director General (DG) Utthan Kumar Bansal will Thursday embark on a two-day visit to the international border in Meghalaya.BSF sources said this will be the ... Read more...

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Gang that drugged and robbed passengers caught


June 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Five members of a gang that used to drug and rob people have been caught near the Kashmere Gate railway station where they had gone ... Read more...

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Garo militant nabbed in Meghalaya (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 5 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Tuesday nabbed a militant of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) and recovered arms and ammunition from him, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Tripura farmers released by banned outfit


May 30th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 30 (IANS) A crackdown by Bangladesh security forces has forced a separatist outfit to release three farmers kidnapped 23 days ago from Tripura and taken across the border, ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Meghalaya


May 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Three female cadres of Manipur-based militant outfits were arrested and two minors detained in Meghalaya when they were trying to cross into India from Bangladesh, an ... Read more...

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