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  • Bangladesh High Court

    Intelligence failure still puzzling

    The High Court yesterday asked Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) to form a probe body to investigate why the intelligence unit of then BDR failed to detect the impending 2009 mutiny.

  • Bangladesh pilkhana BDR mutiny carnage verdict

    Operation Dal-Bhat in spotlight

    Once again "Operation Dal-Bhat" came in the spotlight as the High Court in its verdict yesterday recommended prohibiting activities that belittle the pride and self-respect of the members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB).

  • Revisiting BDR Carnage: Shots ring out, hell descends

    The Satmasjid Road at capital's Dhanmondi was buzzing with usual morning rush hour traffic around 9:00am on February 25, 2009. Shops were already busy handling customers; parents hurrying to schools to drop off their children and make it to their offices in time.

  • Forces teams in semifinals

    Bangladesh Navy, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), Bangladesh Army and Bangladesh Police moved into the semifinals of the Bashundhara Presents Independence Day Kabaddi tournament at the Shaheed Suhrawardi Indoor Stadium yesterday.

  • Indian Border Security Force often killing Bangladeshi citizens in the frontier

    BSF kills Bangladeshi in Kurigram

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) members guns down a Bangladeshi cattle trader inside the Indian territory opposite to Roumari border in Kurigram early today.

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    Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Jhenidah

    A cattle trader is allegedly shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) on Baghadanga border in Moheshpur upazila of Jhenidah district early today.

  • BGB, BSF will jointly probe border killings

    Bangladesh and Indian border guards will jointly investigate any border killings, both forces have decided in a five-day discussion held in Dhaka aimed to bolster the cooperation among both forces.

  • 7 BSF men suspended for killing teen

    India suspends seven of its Border Security Force (BSF) troopers in connection to killing of a Bangladeshi teenager in Chuadanga.

  • Bandarban BGB camp comes under mortar attack

    A camp of paramilitary force Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) came under mortar shell attack in Thanchi upazila of Bandarban.

  • BGB man ‘kills himself’ in Jamalpur

    A member of the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) commits suicide by shooting himself with his gun in Madarganj upazila of Jamalpur, police say.

  • Man killed in Pabna post-polls clash

    A man aged around 60 has been killed in BGB firing when angry mob attacked a polling centre due to “delay in announcing election results” in Pabna’s Chatmohar Upazila, police say.

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    Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Kurigram

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) guns down a Bangladeshi cattle trader on Roumari border in Kurigram.

  • Had no option

    Border Guard Bangladesh personnel had no choice but to open fire to protect election officials and prevent unruly mobs from snatching ballot boxes during Tuesday's Union Parishad polls in Pirojpur and Cox's Bazar, the BGB chief said yesterday.

  • BGB for UP polls to avert violence

    The Election Commission has deployed paramilitary force Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) for union parishad elections to avert any violence.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka

    A total of 14 platoons Border Guard Bangladesh members have been deployed in Dhaka city to avert any untoward incident ahead of Jamaat enforced tomorrow’s hartal.

  • BSF kills Bangladeshi at Johorpur frontier

    Indian Border Security Force (BSF) shoot dead a Bangladeshi national near Johorpur frontier in Chapainawabganj Sadar upazila.

  • 80,000 yaba tablets seized

    The Border Guard Bangladesh arrested a Myanmar national and seized 80,000 yaba tablets worth around Tk 2.4 crore at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar yesterday morning.

  • BSF guns down Bangladeshi on Naogaon frontier

    A Bangladeshi national is shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) at Adatala border point in Sapahar upazila of Naogaon early Saturday.

  • ASP, OC withdrawn after Brahmanbaria violence

    The authorities withdraw an assistant superintendent of police and an officer-in-charge from Brahmanbaria following a clash that left a madrasah student dead.

  • Electioneering ends tonight

    As violence continues centring the municipality polls, additional law enforcers and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) personnel have been deployed from this morning to maintain law and order in the areas going to polls.

  • Myanmarese yaba trader killed

    An alleged Myanmarese yaba smuggler was killed when a gang of Myanmarese yaba smugglers and BGB exchanged fire in the Naf river in Teknaf upazila early yesterday.

  • Myanmar ‘yaba trader’ killed in ‘gunfight’ in Teknaf

    An alleged Myanmarese Yaba trader is killed in “gunfight” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Naf River near Teknaf upazila.

  • Tomorrow’s BGB-BSF DG-level talks postponed

    Tomorrow’s director general-level talk between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) is postponed.

  • PM cautions against BDR mutiny like incident

    Prime Minster Sheikh Hasina asks BGB personnel to remain alert so that incident like the 2009 BDR mutiny does not recur in the future.

  • Atmosphere favourable for municipal polls: CEC

    Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmed says the county’s overall situation is favourable for holding the upcoming municipality elections.

  • BSF hands over 19 Bangladeshis to BGB

    Nineteen Bangladeshi nationals who were detained in India for trespassing are handed over to local authority via Benapole border.

  • 874 turtles recovered in Benapole

    Border guards recover 874 turtles worth over Tk 2 crore from India-bordering Benapole area of Jessore’s Sharsha upazila.

  • 48 trafficking victims return from Myanmar

    A number of 48 Bangladeshi human trafficking victims, who were rescued by Myanmar authorities from the Bay of Bengal, return home following a flag meeting between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar border guards.

  • Dhaka jail's security boosted, BGB deployed

    Security around the Dhaka Central Jail has been boosted and paramilitary force Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has been deployed in Dhaka and Chittagong to maintain security.

  • BGB deployed in Dhaka

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) is deployed in Dhaka for 12 hours to maintain security in the capital.