India Bangladesh Border
West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.21

Chinese national held by BSF in Malda

A Chinese national was nabbed by the BSF in Malda’s Kaliachak on Thursday morning, soon after he crossed the Bangladesh border illegally to enter India. BSF sources said it was not clear why Ha...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 10.06.21

Chinese national held by BSF in Bengal

A Chinese national was apprehended by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the India-Bangladesh international border in Bengal on Thursday, officials said. The 35-year-old man, dressed in a black sw...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.21

Four Bangladeshis arrested on border

The Border Security Force arrested four Bangladeshis and an Indian from near the international border on Wednesday morning.  The arrest was made by the 129 battalion of the BSF after receiving a...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Alipore zoo mystery of missing toucans

The zoo has some 90 CCTV cameras and around two dozen guards are deployed at night. But the cameras do not cover all enclosures properly, said sources in the zoo. In August 2009, eight marmosets wer...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.21

BSF rescues 54 exotic birds

As many as 54 exotic birds were rescued by the BSF from Bijoypur village in Nadia as they were being smuggled into the Indian side of the India-Bangladesh border on Wednesday evening. BSF sources sai...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar


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


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