Bangladesh border

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  • BSF uses local intel, language skills to check Rohingya influx

    BSF uses local intel, language skills to check Rohingya influx

    The BSF has enhanced patrolling along 22 sensitive and vulnerable spots in West Bengal and is using local language skills as well as intel to check the influx of Rohingyas into the country. In most cases, the Rohingyas try to......

    September 24, 2017
  • Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border

    Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border

    The Myanmar government has allocated additional funds of 20 billion kyats ($14 million) to urgently repair a damaged portion of the border with Bangladesh, an official statement said. For the 2017-18 fiscal year, more than 8 billion kyats had been......

    September 19, 2017
  • Meghalaya villagers lodges FIR against BSF for fake encounter

    Meghalaya villagers lodges FIR against BSF for fake encounter

    Residents of a village near Bangladesh border have lodged an FIR against the BSF claiming that Friday's firing by its personnel to stop "cattle smugglers" was actually a fake encounter. BSF had said in a statement that their men posted......

    May 7, 2017
  • 100 kg cannabis seized by BSF on Bangladesh border

    100 kg cannabis seized by BSF on Bangladesh border

    At least 100 kg of cannabis was seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) officials in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district on Wednesday, an official said. Acting on a tip-off, the Ramchandra Pur outpost troopers mounted a special vigil near......

    April 19, 2017
  • Four held with gold near B'desh border

    Four held with gold near B'desh border

    Four persons, including two women, were nabbed and gold worth over Rs.31 lakh was seized from them near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Nadia district, the BSF said on Wednesday. A special BSF team intercepted a woman from near......

    September 7, 2016