Myanmar jailing of reporters sends `wrong message`: US

The United States has condemned tough jail terms handed down on five Myanmar journalists for publishing a story about an alleged chemical weapons factory.

Myanmar hands over Bangladesh paramilitary soldier`s body

Myanmar`s border force Saturday handed over the body of a paramilitary troop who was killed in Wednesday`s firing on Bangladesh paramilitary personnel.

Women officers to be inducted for first time in BSF

In a major step aimed to empower women in `khaki`, the government for the first time has given its nod for recruitment and commissioning of women officers in a border guarding force-- the BSF.

Bangladesh renames mutiny-hit BDR as BGB

Bangladesh has renamed its mutiny-battered paramilitary border force to Border Guards of Bangladesh (BGB) from Bangladesh Rifles and changed its logo as well.