Border Guards

  • Iran says may send forces to Pakistan to free border guards 17-02-2014 10:03 PM

    Dubai: Iran said on Monday it would send forces into Pakistan to free kidnapped border guards if Islamabad did not take measures to secure their release. The statement comes after Iranian media reports said the guards had been seized by militants operating from Pakistan. "If Pakistan doesn't take the needed...
  • Bangladesh: Army deployed ahead of controversial January 5 polls 26-12-2013 04:44 PM

    Bangladesh, on Thursday, deployed the army across the country to contain deadly political violence ahead of the January 5 elections, even as nine policemen were injured in attacks by opposition activists. "The armed forces have been deployed in aid to civil administration," an army statement said. The troops would act...
  • Bangladesh court orders death penalty to 152 rebel soldiers 05-11-2013 02:54 PM

    A court in Bangladesh on Tuesday sentenced 152 people to death for their actions in a 2009 border guard mutiny in which 74 people, including 57 military commanders, were killed. Dhaka's Metropolitan Sessions Court Judge Md Akhtaruzzaman also sentenced 157 others, mostly border guards, to life in prison while 271...
  • Bangladesh tribunal sentences opposition BNP lawmaker to death 01-10-2013 03:12 PM

    An influential opposition BNP lawmaker was on Tuesday sentenced to death by a special Bangladeshi tribunal for committing "crimes against humanity" in collusion with Pakistani troops during the 1971 liberation war. "He (Salauddin Quader Chowdhury) will be hanged by neck till he is dead," the chairman of a three-member International...
  • Terrorists of Indian insurgent outfits operating from 22 'hideouts' in Bangladesh: BSF IG 29-09-2013 05:59 PM

    Agartala: Terrorists of Indian insurgent outfits are operating from 22 'hideouts' in border areas of Bangladesh, a top BSF official said on Sunday. The ultras are carrying out anti-India activities from 22 'hideouts' in Bangladesh, mostly in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Inspector General (IG) of BSF, Tripura Frontier, RK Mishra...
  • Indo-Bangla border talks this week; BSF team to visit Dhaka 12-09-2013 02:31 PM

    Top commanders of the border guarding forces of India and Bangladesh will meet later this week to thrash out a number of issues including illegal crossing overs and migration to Indian side and smuggling of narcotics along the eastern frontier. A delegation led by Border Security Force (BSF) chief Subhash...