Amid border tensions, trade through Teknaf port plummets

Teknaf land port links neighbouring Myanmar’s Mongdu, Akyab and Yangon sea port 01 October, 2022, 09:25 am Last modified: 01 October, 2022, 09:33 am Representational image. Photo: Collected “> Representational image. Photo: Collected Both imports and exports through the Teknaf land port fell significantly over the last one and a half months, according to trade […]

Sporadic firings along border continue

Sporadic firings along border continue

Several hundred people whose livelihood depends on border-side forest or agricultural activities are worried as sporadic firings have continued along the Myanmar border near Tambru of Naikhyangchhari in Bandarban and some parts of Cox’s Bazar. According to Naikhyangchhari upazila nirbahi officer Salma Ferdous, most of the border people depend on forest and agricultural activities for […]

Bangladesh seals border with Myanmar to deter Rohingya influx amid tensions

Bangladesh seals border with Myanmar to deter Rohingya influx amid tensions

DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh’s Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said his country has completely sealed its border with Myanmar in order to deter any possible influx of Rohingya, a minority Muslim community, amid ongoing unrest in the neighboring country. Momen made the remarks during a news conference in New York on Tuesday night to explain […]

BSF Probing Chinese Drone found on India-Bangladesh Border in West Bengal

BSF Probing Chinese Drone found on India-Bangladesh Border in West Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday said that it is probing if the Chinese drone found in a farm field along the India-Bangladesh frontier in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district was being used for trans-border crimes. Officials of the BSF’s South Bengal Frontier command said that a farmer from Purbapara, a village adjacent […]

BSF probes drone found in farmland along Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal

BSF probes drone found in farmland along Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal

The Border Security Force (BSF) is probing whether the Chinese drone found by a farmer in his field along the India-Bangladesh international frontier in West Bengal was being “misused” for trans-border crimes. The South Bengal frontier of the border force headquartered in Kolkata issued a statement on Saturday, saying it has approached the local police […]

Top news of the day: Clashes break out at farmer protest site in Singhu border; Economic Survey says India reaping ‘lockdown dividend’ by saving lives and livelihood, and more

Top news of the day: Clashes break out at farmer protest site in Singhu border; Economic Survey says India reaping ‘lockdown dividend’ by saving lives and livelihood, and more

The major news headlines of the day, and more. A group of locals started pelting stones after entering the protest site where farmers have been demanding a repeal of the three farm laws passed by the Central government. The group claiming to be locals residents have been wanting the farmers to clear the area that […]