Chinese soldiers armed with SPEARS are seen along disputed India border: Did Beijing look to repeat hand-to-hand combat that claimed 20 Indian soldiers’ lives?

Patch of uninhabitable desert that India and China have been fighting over for centuries  The Himalayan border between India and China has been disputed for centuries, but the two countries have been fighting over it most recently since the 1960s.

Amnesty Report: Businesses supporting Myanmar abuses

Japan’s Kirin Holdings, which says it controls 80% of Myanmar’s fast growing beer market, announced in February that it was conducting a strategic review of its Myanmar business and seeking details on finances and corporate governance from MEHL, its partner. In June Kirin, owner of the San Miguel, Fat Tire and Lion brands, said it […]

News updates from Hindustan Times at 9 am: 50th biannual BSF-BGB high-level talks to begin in Dhaka today and all the latest news

The biannual talks between Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) director-general Major General M Shafeenul Islam and Border Security Force (BSF) head Rakesh Asthana will begin on Sunday in BGB’s Pilkhana headquarters in Dhaka. The meeting will last for six days and end on September 18. Read more

50th BSF-BGB high-level talks begin in Dhaka today

This is the 50th such meeting between the director-general of the border forces of both nations. The discussions will deal with issues like cross-border trafficking of drugs and individuals, trans-border crimes, activities of Indian insurgent groups in Bangladesh and smuggling of fake currency notes.

BSF seizes endangered lizard species

The species is protected under Schedule III of The Indian Wildlife Protection Act. Border guarding agencies have seized more than a hundred Tokay Geckos in the past few years. They have been listed in Appendix II of CITES. Wildlife crime experts believe that India and Bangladesh are the source countries for the illegal wildlife trade […]