Tue, Jun 27, 2017 | updated 09:14 PM IST

Delhi to host 43rd BSF-BGB DG level border coordination conference

Updated: Sep 30, 2016 07:49 IST      
Delhi to host 43rd BSF-BGB DG level border coordination conference

New Delhi [India], Sept. 30 (ANI): The 43rd Director General-level border co-ordination conference between the Border security Force (BSF) and the Bangladesh Border Guards (BGB) will begin today in New Delhi and conclude on October 5.

During the six-day-long conference, the 22 member BGB delegation headed by Major General Aziz Ahmed, Director General, Border Guards Bangladesh, will interact with a 25-member BSF delegation headed by Director General K. K. Sharma. Senior officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of External Affairs and other law enforcement agencies will also be present.

The first session of the border coordination conference between the BSF and BGB will be held on October 3 at the BSF headquarters, CGO Complex, New Delhi.

During the conference, senior officers of BSF, MHA, MEA, NIA and other sister agencies will take part in the bilateral talks.

The conference will discuss border-related issues for better coordination between the border guarding forces of the two countries.

During the course of conference, issues such as trans-border crimes, smuggling of cattle, drugs, activities of Indian insurgent groups based in Bangladesh, prevention of illegal migration, joint efforts for effective implementation of coordinated border management plan and confidence building measures will be discussed.

On October 4, the concluding session and signing of joint record of discussions between the DG BSF and DG BGB will commence.

The last such conference was held in May 2016 in Dhaka.

A special friendly volleyball match between the teams of BSF and BGB will also be played at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex in New Delhi. (ANI)

Meira Kumar responds to Sushma Swaraj's allegations

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 20:00 IST     

New Delhi [India] June 27 (ANI): Opposition's Presidential candidate Meira Kumar on Tuesday stated that the charge of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj about her functioning as Lok Sabha Speaker is completely wrong.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh-based spiritual guru Sri M has requested the NDA government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to initiate a dialogue with all stake holders, including separatists and Pakistan to end the violence in Jammu and Kashmir.

Full Story >>

Rajnath chairs security review meeting on Amarnath Yatra

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 19:29 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday chaired a security review meeting in the wake of the forthcoming Amarnath Yatra here, which will commence from June 29.

Full Story >>

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance in the deaths of 11 patients, including two children at Maharaja Yashwantrao (MY) Hospital here, after the oxygen supply mysteriously snapped for around 15 minutes on June 21st.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Condemning the brutal lynching of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP), Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Mohammed Ayub Pandith by a mob, Human Rights Activist Shabnam Hashmi returned her award National Minority Rights Award saying the spreading 'Talibanisation' in society is a matter of concern.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Condemning the recent Delhi Golf Club incident where a Khasi governess was allegedly denied entry, Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Tuesday said he will write to the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) urging to take e cognisance of the incident and direct the Delhi Police to register a Suo Moto case.

Full Story >>

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): After a police party was attacked in Muzaffarnagar by locals when they were conducting a raid based on information of cow slaughter, Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order Aditya Mishra on Tuesday stated that action will be taken against the names registered in this case.

Full Story >>

Yogi Government a 'curse' for the UP society: Samajwadi Party

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 17:59 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): With Yogi Adityanath completing 100 days in office as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday branded the Yogi Government as a curse for the society.

Full Story >>

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 27 (ANI): The prosecution on Tuesday argued that convict Feroz Khan should be given the death penalty for his role in the 1993 Mumbai blasts.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Expressing disappointment on the recent Delhi Golf Club controversy where a Khasi governess was allegedly denied entry, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday said it is a clear case of racial discrimination and added that appropriate action will be taken in the matter.

Full Story >>

Mayawati rains on Yogi's '100 days in UP Govt.' parade

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 17:27 IST     

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): Downplaying the celebrations by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on completing 100 days of state government, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati on Tuesday asserted that the former hasn't been able to achieve much in 100 days especially in areas concerning crime.

Full Story >>

UP: Mother-daughter abducted, gang raped

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 16:46 IST     

Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): A woman and her daughter were abducted from the Bareilly Railway Station and gang raped in Uttar Pradesh's Ginnaur area.

Full Story >>

JBT Scam: Ajay Chautala moves Delhi HC seeking parole

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 16:46 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Ajay Chautala on Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court against the Delhi Government's decision of rejecting his parole, which he had asked for in order to prepare for his exam and attend a wedding.

Full Story >>

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], June 27 (ANI): Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea's lawyer filed an application in the special Central Bureau Investigation (CBI) Court in Mumbai, claiming that she has been assaulted by Byculla jail authorities.

Full Story >>

Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], June 27 (ANI): Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Tuesday met rape accused and former minister Gayatri Prajapati at the Lucknow District Jail.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): After the Congress Party dubbed the India-United States joint statement as "disappointing" and believed that nothing will come out of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's U.S visit, Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said it is "sheer jealousy and guilt" of the grand old party that it is deliberately refusing to see and believe the significant outcomes of this visit.

Full Story >>

Gandhinagar (Gujarat) [India], June 27 (ANI): The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted bail to convicted Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Atul Vaidya in connection with the Gulberg Society massacre case.

Full Story >>

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], June 27 (ANI): With the Amarnath Yatra all set to begin from June 29, the Director General (DG) Border Security Force (BSF) KK Sharma on Tuesday assured that all security measures have been taken and the Yatra will pass off peacefully.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 27 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday heard several petitions seeking action taken by the Delhi government and civic authorities to stop the spread of dengue and chikungunya

Full Story >>

Fast track interlinking river projects: Stalin writes to PM

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 14:12 IST     

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], June 27 (ANI): Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) acting president M.K. Stalin on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to focus on interstate river linking projects to help farmers tackle drought in the country.

Full Story >>