India Bangladesh Border
West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.20

Wife awaits body across India-Bangladesh border

Malda police launched the “Surakkha” app to help people get police services during emergencies. So far, only Dial 100 facility was available in the district. SP Alok Rajoria said that init...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Four Toco Toucans rescued along Bangladesh border

Four Toco Toucans that were allegedly being smuggled from Bangladesh were rescued early on Thursday by a team of BSF personnel, an officer said. Toco Toucans are also called Giant Toucans because the...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

Bangla envoy inspects rail route

Muhammad Imran, the new High Commissioner of Bangladesh to India, visited Haldibari in Cooch Behar district on Tuesday and inspected the ongoing work at the Haldibari-Chilahati rail route. There are ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Malda to acquire land to fence borders

The district administration in Malda is acquiring land along the India-Bangladesh border to enable the Centre install barbed-wire fences to fortify vacant stretches. The move, said sources in the adm...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 23.11.20

UAVs on Bangla border

Two men have been arrested for allegedly snatching gold chains from a woman journalist and the wife of a former Meghalaya police chief in southeast Delhi, officials said on Sunday. The man to whom the...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


India  /  Published 21.11.20

Survey: border residents

By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.20

Paddy helps remove border farming barrier

“It has never come to our mind that paddy can be sown on our land. We were in despair as despite having agricultural land, we had to work as migrant workers. After the lockdown, we were in utter...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Cockatoos rescued at border

More than a dozen White cockatoos were rescued on Thursday while they were possibly being smuggled into the city from Bangladesh, the BSF said. Border Security Force officers posted along the India-B...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.20

Bangla national shot in cattle row

The Border Security Force (BSF) gunned down a Bangladeshi national on the India-Bangladesh border in Nadia early on Monday, terming it as retaliatory fire to an attack by cattle smugglers. BSF and lo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.20

Engine trial greeted with claps and cheers

Residents of Haldibari in Cooch Behar, and Chilahati in Bangladesh’s Nilfamari district, witnessed a historic  Thursday as a railway engine from India chugged into the no-man’s land o...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri


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