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Smart Fence Border along India-Bangladesh Border

At the recently held border talks between India and Bangladesh, it was decided that the smart fencing across the border will be completed by July 2020. The smart fence is being constructed along the river Brahmaputra in Assam. The fencing is 55-km long. Significance The 55-km distance of the long India-Bangladesh International border has been ..

49th Border Coordination between India and Bangladesh held

The high-level border talks between India and Bangladesh was held between December 25, 2019 and December 30, 2019 in New Delhi. The talks were attended by the Border Guarding Forces of India and Bangladesh. The countries expressed their satisfaction reflecting friendly cordial relations between them. Highlights The major issues that were discussed during the meet ..

Update : Border Controls in United States

United States president Donald Trump has announced that the US federal authorities plan to make several arrests of illegal immigrants in the country. What is about to happen? The head of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement has said that the efforts to deport families with orders to leave the country The US president and other ..

BOLD-QIT project launched on Bangladesh borders of India

On 5th March, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the project BOLD-QIT (Border Electronically Dominated QRT Interception Technique) on India-Bangladesh border in Dhubri District of Assam. The project is a part of the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS), which many countries including Israel have adopted to ensure proper border management. Hence, the ..

Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 conducted between India and Bangladesh

In Tripura, the joint border guarding exercise “Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) as a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards. The exercise was named after the Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla township in Bangladesh, which ..

India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project launched along Pakistan border

India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh along the Indo-Pak border at the BSF Headquarters in Ploura, Jammu on September 18, 2018. The purpose of the project is to make security system more strong and effective.The smart fencing uses a number of devices for surveillance, communication and data ..

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 ..

Hong Kong to withdraw visa-free entry for Indians

Hong Kong has decided to withdraw visa-free facility for Indians. From January 23, 2017, onwards, Indian travellers will have to complete a pre-arrival registration. The move was taken on the ground that the number of Indian asylum seekers was on the rise. Over half a million Indians visit Hong Kong for business, trade and holidays. Hong ..