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  • BGB fixes Pakistan era border pillars

    Forty-eight years after the independence of Bangladesh, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has completely removed Pakistan’s name from all the border pillars of the country.

  • Videographer Prashanth gunfight

    Prashanth’s Death In ‘Crossfire’: Family, BGB, police contradict each other

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and police are making contradictory claims over the videographer who was killed in a “gunfight” with BGB men in Cumilla on early Friday.

  • BGB concludes training of 93rd recruiting batch

    The training of 93rd recruiting batch of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) has concluded with a closing parade in Chattogram.

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    Bangladeshi shot dead by BSF in Dinajpur

    A Bangladeshi national is shot dead by Indian Border Security Force (BSF) along Dharmajoin border in Dinajpur’s Biral upazila.

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    BGB, Myanmar police take measures to curb border crime

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar Police Force (MPF) initiate different measures preventing the flow of narcotic items including yaba on the bordering area between the two countries.

  • Bangladesh-Myanmar border talk begins tomorrow

    A five-day border conference between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar Police Force (MPF) will begin at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar tomorrow.

  • Smuggled imitation ornaments seized

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) seized huge quantity of Indian smuggled imitation ornaments from Sadipur border area under Benapole Police Station early Sunday.

  • Thakurgaon firing

    Shooting Villagers: Complaints lodged against 7 BGB men

    Villagers have pressed charges against Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) over the incident of firing in Lalmonirhat that left three villagers dead earlier this month.

  • Yaba tablets seized in Cox’s Bazar

    5.5 lakh yaba pills seized in Bandarban, Cox's Bazar

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh and Rapid Action Battalion yesterday seized over 5.5 lakh yaba tablets in Bandarban and Cox's Bazar.

  • Three killed as BGB opens fire

    Three people were killed and at least 16 others suffered bullet wounds yesterday as members of a BGB patrol team opened fire following a scuffle with locals in Thakurgaon's Baharampur village.

  • BGB 'rescues' Myanmar Army man in Bandarban

    The Border Guard Bangladesh has “rescued” a member of the Myanmar Army along the border in Bandarban.

  • No resolution for stranded Rohingyas

    The fates of the 31 stranded Rohingyas living on the no-man's land in Kaziatali border of Brahmanbaria's Kasba upazila for three days remains up in the air as yesterday's flag meeting between the Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and India's Border Security Force (BSF) ended inconclusively.

  • Arms trader held with pistol in Benapole

    Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrest an arms trader along with a foreign-made pistol from Sadipur border area in Benapole.

  • BGB man dies trying to stop smuggling

    A Border Guard Bangladesh member drowned in the bordering Sonai river after being tangled in a rope used for smuggling goods in Satkhira's Kolaroa on Saturday night.

  • BGB deployed in Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal ahead of city polls

    Forty- four platoons of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members are deployed in Rajshahi, Sylhet, Barisal ahead of the city corporation elections.

  • BGB, BSF exchange greeting marking Independence Day

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian Border Security Force (BSF) exchange greetings in a bordering area of Dinajpur marking the Independence Day of Bangladesh.

  • 8.3km ‘crime free zone’ declared at border

    For the first time, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Indian border security force (BSF) have announced an 8.3-kilometer border area as ‘crime free zone’.

  • 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.