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Crime Free Zones between India and Bangladesh

In March, 2018, the director generals of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) declared an 8.3 km stretch of the Indo-Bangladesh border as a ‘crime-free zone’. This will aid in better border management as: It envisages the participation of civil administrations of the two countries, NGOs and the local population. This will help in ensuring that ..


The first-ever crime-free zone along international border between India and Bangladesh launched

For the first time, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) have declared an 8.3 km stretch along the Indo-Bangladesh border a ‘crime free zone’ on March 10, 2018 to curb criminal activities including smuggling. It is the first-ever crime-free zone declared by both the countries. The stretch falls between the ..


The 2017 Vijay Diwas observed

The Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on December 16 to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which had led to the creation of Bangladesh. On 16 December 1971, nearly 93,000 Pakistani Forces under the command of Lieutenant General AAK Niazi raised white flags and surrendered to the Indian Army at Dhaka, ..


18th Indo-Bangladesh Home Secretary level talks begin

The two-day 18th Indo-Bangladesh Home Secretary level talks between India and Bangladesh have started. The Indian delegation was present under the leadership of Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi while that of Bangladesh is led by Senior Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, Bangladesh Dr. Md. Mozammel Haque Khan. Last such meeting was held at Dhaka in ..


Lt Gen JFR Jacob, 1971 India-Pakistan war hero passes away

Jacob-Farj-Rafael “JFR” Jacob (Retired Lieutenant General), a key architect in India’s victory in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War passed away in New Delhi.  He was 92. Jacob (then a Major General) is best known for his role in India’s victory in the Indo-Pakistan war of 1971 and the liberation of Bangladesh. About Jacob-Farj-Rafael “JFR” Jacob JFR ..