INDO NEPAL BORDER

  • Nepalese woman held with currency notes worth Rs. 3 lakh November 23, 2014

    Kishanganj: A Nepalese woman was on Sunday arrested with Nepalese currency worth Rs. 3 lakh from the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar's Kishanganj district, an official said. The Shashastra Seema Bal (SSB)'s 19th battalion personnel arrested the Nepalese woman Madhuri Chakrabarty after she entered Indian terrority at Dangujot border outpost in an...
  • Border areas with Nepal under vigilance for May 7 polls May 5, 2014

    Security arrangements have been beefed up at the seven Lok Sabha constituencies of Bihar sharing borders with Nepal to ward off any attempted electoral malpractices by antisocial elements during the fifth phase of polls on May 7, a government official said on Monday. Though IndoNepal borders of the pollbound constituencies will...
  • LS polls: IndoNepal border to be sealed for fifth phase of Bihar elections May 2, 2014

    Maoists and the porous IndoNepal border are the two biggest challenges during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls in Bihar on May 7 and the Election Commission (EC) will seal the international border to tackle this. "The IndoNepal border will be sealed on the morning of May 5, 48 hours...
  • Eight kgs of explosive substance recovered on Indo-Nepal border April 21, 2014

    Eight kgs of explosive substance, including gun powder, were recovered by the SSB on the Indo-Nepal border in Balrampur on Monday, an official said. The SSB jawans asked a person, moving in suspicious circumstances near Siriya Naka outpost, to stop, Commandant SSB Murti Singh said. The person managed to flee leaving 8...
  • NRI arrested with gold valued at Rs 1.46 crore at Indo-Nepal border April 4, 2014

    An NRI has been arrested after gold valued at Rs 1.46 crore was allegedly recovered from his possession in Sonauli area on the Indo-Nepal border. Dipak Bajaj (43), who is based in London, was arrested last night during a routine check and over four kg of gold was recovered from him,...
  • SSB seizes Charas worth Rs 1.6 crore from Indo-Nepal border March 30, 2014

    The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) on Sunday seized 16 kg charas worth Rs 1.6 crore from a place on the Indo-Nepal border and arrested two Nepali nationals in this connection. The narcotics consignment was being brought to India by two Nepali nationals, identified as Chhavikant Mahto and Jitendra Das, on a...
  • SSB arrests man carrying contraband worth Rs 8 lakh February 15, 2014

    A man was arrested for allegedly carrying contraband worth Rs 8 lakh in the international market by Sashastra Seema Bal personnel on the IndoNepal border. Shailesh Upadhyay from Kushinagar district was arrested on Friday night from Marchahwa and 4 kg charas worth Rs 8 lakh was recovered from his possession, SSB...
  • Maharajganj: SSB suspects terror activities around Republic Day, increases security along border January 24, 2014

    Following IntelligenceBureau inputs about likelihood of increase in terroristactivities around Republic Day, the Sashastra Seema Bal isextensively screening the long and porous IndoNepal borderwith a view to check entry of antinational elements. The SSB would also be identifying 'religious places'located on the 1751 km IndoNepal border which may have beenused by...
  • Bhatkal says he trained in a Lashkar-e-Toiba camp in 2006: Sources August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Mujahideen co-founder Muhammad Ahmad Zarar Siddibapa alias Yasin Bhatkal during his interrogation has said that he trained in a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) camp in 2006, according to sources. Bhatkal was arrested from the India-Nepal border along with his close aide Asadullah Akhtar alias Haddi. Bhatkal, the head of Indian...
  • Lived in Nepal for 6 months, readied 100 hardcore terrorists, Bhatkal tells police August 31, 2013

    Patna/New Delhi: Arrested terrorist Yasin Bhatkal is reported to have told his interrogators he was living in Nepal for the past six months and had readied around 100 hardcore associates who could do anything at his bidding. Bhatkal and his close associate Asadullah Akhtar were remanded on Friday in 12-day police...
  • Court grants 3 day transit remand of IM operatives Yasin Bhatkal, Osadulla Akhtar August 29, 2013

    A court at Motihari in Bihar on Thursday granted three days  transit remand of two top IM operatives who were arrested from Raxual on Indo-Nepal border this morning. Chief Judicial Magistrate S C Mishra granted three-day transit remand of the two IM operatives Yasin Bhatkal and his associate Osadulla Akhtar alias...
  • India creates 5 new outpost on Indo-Nepal Border August 29, 2013

    In order to fortify security long porous open Indo-Nepal border, India has created five new border posts and deployed additional troops along the frontier notorious for illegal crossing over of terrorists, criminals and smuggling of arms. The 1,751-km Indo-Nepal border has been in the news recently for the arrest of a...
  • 'Secret operation led to IM chief Bhatkal's arrest': Bihar Police August 29, 2013

    The operation to arrest Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal was so secret that even after his arrest only few top Bihar Police officers were informed and they too were not told about where he was being held for questioning, an officer said. Bihar Police played a major role in the arrest...
  • Police arrest Nepalese youth for possession of explosives August 27, 2013

    A Nepalese youth was arrested for alleged possession of explosives on the Indo-Nepal border in Bahraich, police said on Tuesday. ikas Shahi, working as labourer in Himachal Pradesh, was going to Nepal on Monday when the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) jawans stopped him on the Rupaideeh checkpost while he was crossing...
  • LeT bomber Tunda sent to Judicial Custody till September 7 August 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Lashkar-e-Taiba bomber Abdul Karim Tunda has been sent to Judicial Custody till September 7 after the Delhi police did not seek his custody for interrogation. The 70-year-old LeT ideologue, was admitted to All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) for special cardiac care on Friday after he...
  • Abdul Karim Tunda's journey: From UP to Pakistan's terror camps August 17, 2013

    70yearold Syed Abdul Karim alias Tunda, a Dawood Ibrahim aide and a top 'bomber' of the LashkareToiba, is a resident of Pilakhuwa area in Western Uttar Pradesh. He came to be known as 'Tunda' after losing his left arm in a bombmaking process. A resident of Pikhuwa in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad...
  • Security alert sounded at IndoNepal border following Bodh Gaya blasts July 7, 2013

    An alert was on Sunday sounded onthe IndoNepal border after nine serial explosions rocked theinternationally renowned temple town of Bodh Gaya in Bihar. District Magistrate KV Pandiyan said police and SSB havebeen alerted after the terror attack and they have been askedto maintain a vigil on the border. He said security has...
  • Hyderabad blasts: NIA to quiz duo arrested from Indo-Nepal border February 24, 2013

    Patna: A team of the National Investigation Agency is visiting Raxaul in Bihar to interrogate two suspects there in connection with the Hyderabad blasts. The two suspects, one a resident of Hyderabad and the other a Somalian national, had been arrested on Saturday evening from a village in Raxaul on...
  • World Bank aid for IndoNepal border energy pact June 22, 2011

    Kathmandu: The World Bank has approved a $99 million package for an IndoNepal crossborder energy cooperation to mitigate a national energy crisis in the Himalayan republic. The funding is meant for the landmark NepalIndia Electricity Transmission and Trade Project (NIETTP) that will provide Nepal with at least 100 MW of additional...
  • Nepal grabs Bihar land, Government callous April 28, 2011

    New Delhi: It's a land grab with International dimensions. Thousands of villagers in seven border districts of Bihar have lost their land and homes to encroachers from Nepal triggering a significant rise in violence and conflict along the state's border with the Himalayan Kingdom. The land grab, it appears,...
  • SIM sans ID: security at stake at Nepal border March 7, 2011

    IndoNepal border (UP): The sale of unverified SIM cards has been a constant cause for concern for our security agencies. But IBN7 exposes how preactivated SIM cards are being openly sold in the markets across the IndoNepal border for as little as Rs 30. At Rupaidiha town in Uttar Pradesh at the...
  • Detained tourists not spies, says China January 21, 2011

    New Delhi: The Chinese foreign ministry has rejected spying charges against three Chinese nationals who were arrested on the IndoNepal border on Monday. The trio including a woman was caught taking photographs of the Sashastra Seema Bal paramilitary force at a checkpost on the IndoNepal border. The three claimed they had arrived...
  • Pak uses IndoNepal border to smuggle fake currency December 20, 2009

    IndoNepal border: The security forces at the IndoNepal border are struggling to stem the inflow of fake currency into India from Nepal. The Pakistani nationals, who were recently arrested near the border, have reportedly revealed that the ISI is increasingly using the Nepal border to flood India with Pakistanmade Indian...
  • Fake currency smuggling in IndoNepal border November 29, 2009

    From arms to narcotics, the IndoNepal border in Bihar has always been a hotbed for illegal activity. The latest threat along the border is smuggling of fake currency. A report. ...
  • Bihar tiger count drops as poachers strike at will February 11, 2008

    Patna: Till four years ago, the Valmiki Tiger Reserve in Bihar used to boast of a substantial tiger population. But in these years, their numbers have dropped from 56 to 23, thanks to the thriving poaching mafia on either side of the IndoNepal border. According to a CAG report released late...
  • Taliban goes recruiting in Bihar April 13, 2007

    Patna (Bihar): The Taliban seems to have found new recruitment ground in Bihar. A video CD designed to incite youth to join the Taliban is being doing the rounds in the rural parts of the state. The propaganda machine of Taliban has reached Bihar and is targeting Muslim youth of the...