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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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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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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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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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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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Two GNLA linkmen held in Meghalaya


July 20th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) Two alleged GNLA linkmen have been arrested in Meghalaya, a BSF official said Friday.Mikson R. Marak, 21, and Luthar Sangma, 25, were held during a joint ... Read more...

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ULFA cadre arrested in Meghalaya


July 10th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 9 (IANS) A member of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) was arrested from the western Meghalaya bordering Bangladesh, a BSF official said Monday"Sergeant Ratul Pathai ... Read more...

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Surjeet freed, to come home via Wagah (Lead, Changing dateline)


June 28th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh was released from Lahore's Kot Lakhpat jail after over three decades in captivity Thursday and reached the Wagah border on the ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi held with photocopy of Indian passport in Meghalaya


May 13th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 12 (IANS) A Bangladeshi national, who was earlier jailed in the US for six years has been arrested in Meghalaya for carrying counterfeit money and a photocopy of ... 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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BSF seizes 12 kg of heroin on Punjab border


April 24th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, April 24 (IANS) Alert troopers of the Border Security Force (BSF) have seized a consignment of 12 kg of heroin from the Amritsar sector of the international border between ... Read more...

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BSF kills three smugglers on Indo-Pak border in Punjab


March 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 29 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) troopers killed three smugglers, including two from Pakistan, and recovered nearly 10 kg of heroin Thursday morning, a senior BSF official said ... Read more...

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BSF recovers 23 kg heroin from Punjab border


February 4th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 4 (IANS) In a major haul, the Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday recovered 23 kg of heroin from two different places along the India-Pakistan international border, BSF officials ... 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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Intruder killed on India-Pakistan border


January 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 26 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead an intruder from Pakistan who entered Indian territory in Akhnoor sector of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday morning, a BSF ... 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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Dismantle militant camps, BSF to urge Bangladesh counterparts


December 8th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 8 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) will ask its Bangladesh counterparts at a meeting next week to dismantle hideouts set up by militants from India's northeast in ... Read more...

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BSF recovers heroin, fake currency from Pakistan border


December 1st, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 1 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Thursday recovered nearly three kg of heroin and fake currency with the face value of Rs.9.80 lakh from close to the ... 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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India-Bangladesh border guards to meet over murder attempt


August 19th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border guards will meet Saturday after armed Bangladeshi nationals attempted to murder an Indian villager at Borhil area on the southern tip of ... Read more...

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Pakistani intruder held in Punjab


July 19th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), July 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old Pakistani national was arrested while he was trying to cross back into Pakistan from near this Punjab town, Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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Five policemen killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attacks


June 27th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 26 (IANS) Five security personnel, including two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, were killed Sunday in two separate attacks by Maoists in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.The ... Read more...

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BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab


May 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Pakistani trying to sneak into India, an official said here Sunday."Two Pakistani intruders were trying to ... Read more...

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Children used for smuggling across India-Bangladesh border


April 22nd, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) Sympathy is a very strong tool used by smugglers across the India-Bangladesh border. It is the prime reason why children are extensively used to ... Read more...

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Narcotic smuggler killed along India-Pakistan border


March 9th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 9 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has killed a narcotic smuggler along the international border with Pakistan in Ranbir Singh Pora, an official said here Wednesday.Two narcotic ... Read more...

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PM’s Bangladesh visit to resolve outstanding issues: BSF


March 3rd, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Home Minister P. Chidambaram's proposed visit to Bangladesh is expected to resolve several outstanding issues, Border Security Force (BSF) Director ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hands over three ULFA rebels


February 5th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 5 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Saturday handed over three more rebel leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) to Indian frontier guards at Dawki area in Meghalaya, ... Read more...

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Choppers, anti-mine vehicles to aid BSF troopers


January 18th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) To further strengthen vigil along the border with Bangladesh, India's border troopers are to use Dhruv light helicopters, mine protected vehicles (MPV) and other modern gadgets and devices, ... Read more...

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Three rebels held in Meghalaya, infiltration bid foiled


December 30th, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 30 (IANS) Three Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam (MULTA) rebels were arrested from the India-Bangladesh border in Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district, a Border Security Force (BSF) official said ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Kashmir


December 29th, 2010 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired at Indian positions in Ramgarh sector of the international border in Jammu and Kashmir early Wednesday in yet another violation of the bilateral ceasefire in ... 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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When BSF’s camel band played ‘Vaishnava janato’ for Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The popular camel-mounted band of the Border Security Force (BSF) enthralled the Obamas as it played Mahatma Gandhi's favourite bhajan, "Vaishnava janato", at a private dinner ... Read more...

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BSF camel riders welcome Obamas


November 7th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Around 30 camel-mounted Border Security Force (BSF) personnel welcomed US President Barack Obama and his wife as they arrived at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence for ... Read more...

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