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Cattle smuggling, influx on Indo-Bangla HS-level talks agenda

 Cattle smuggling and illegal infiltration are top on the agenda for the Indo-Bangla Home Secretary-level talks beginning tomorrow, which come close on the heels of deportation of ULFA leader Anup Chetia from the neighbouring country.

Demand in LS for Indo-Bangla border fencing

Issues ranging from fencing of the Indo-Bangla border to desilting of Hooghly river and spread of fluorosis among people in Telangana were among several issues raised in the Lok Sabha during Zero Hour on Wednesday.

5.8kg of gold seized from Indo-Bangla border; One held

BSF troops today seized over 5kgs of gold, including 27 biscuits made of the yellow metal, when the cache was being smuggled across West Bengal`s border with Bangladesh.

Arrest of illegal migrants on Indo-Bangla border rises: BSF

The number of arrest of smugglers on the Indo-Bangla border has gone up this year, while that of death in firing has declined, BSF, which is celebrating its 48th Raising Day, said on Monday.

Indo-Bangla special passport becomes extinct

The 41-year-old system to issue Indo- Bangla special passport for the people living in northeast and West Bengal ceased to exist following instruction by Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), official sources said on Monday.

Pranab for speedy implementation of Indo-Bangla decisions

President Pranab Mukherjee on friday pitched for "speedy implementation" of the decisions taken by India and Bangaldesh to improve bilateral ties.

Land for families who gave land for Indo-Bangla border fencing

Altogether 178 families, who lost their land due to fencing along the Indo-Bangladesh border, would be distributed land in Cachar district of Assam.

BSF to use `non-lethal` weapons along Indo-Bangla border

The BSF has armed its troops with "non-lethal" weapons to reduce causalities and
fatal injuries to Bangladeshi nationals attempting to cross over into this country.

BSF personnel found dead near Indo-Bangla border

The body of a Border Security Force personnel was on Thursday found near the Indo-Bangla border in Malda district, police said.

Fresh dispute stalls Indo-Bangla border survey

A joint survey of the disputed
India-Bangladesh border along the Meghalaya stretch, that
resumed on Tuesday after three months, was stalled yet again
following differences between officials from the two sides.

Mukherjee to boost Indo-Bangla anti-terrorism cooperation

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee
underlined the need for India and Bangladesh to deepen
counter-terrorism cooperation.

Busy Indo-Bangla land port hit by truckers strike

Truckers in Bangladesh on Thursday
enforced a strike on the western Benapole Land Port with
India, protesting the reported arrest of a fellow worker on
the Indian side.

Indo-Bangla JRC meet struggle to narrow differences on Teesta

India and Bangladesh were
on Friday night making last-minute efforts to bridge differences on
the issue of sharing of water of Teesta river on the last day
of ministerial-level Joint River Commission.

Think-tank suggests enhanced Indo-Bangla security cooperation

Favouring enhanced Dhaka-New Delhi ties to address bilateral security concerns, a leading Bangladeshi think tank has said effective management of a "security regime" is crucial for good relations between the two neighbours.

`No increase in insurgent movement in Indo-Bangla border`

There has been no increase in the movement of insurgents along Indo-Bangla border, a top BSF officer said on Monday.

BSF on an anti-infiltration drive along Indo-Bangla border

In an ongoing anti-infiltration
drive, the BSF has seized 67 cattles, motorcycle, country-made
boats and some contraband items from the Indo-Bangla border.

B’desh retrieves document awarding 4 Indians for 1971 support

Bangladesh authorities said on Tuesday they
retrieved a 34-year-old document containing an "unimplemented"
order by Mujibur Rahman
awarding four Indian artistes for their inspiring role during
1971 Liberation War.

China supports B`desh-India talks on Tipaimukh dam

China has expressed support for talks between Dhaka and New Delhi over the proposed construction of Tipaimukh dam in India`s Manipur state.