Satkhira (Bangladesh)

Type: City
Name: Satkhira (Bangladesh)
Country: Bangladesh
Latitude: 22.709999
Longitude: 89.080002
population: 128,933
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Border DCs briefed on how to deal with Indian side

Deputy commissioners of border districts on Saturday were asked to address issues of border crimes, particularly those relating to human trafficking and smuggling of arms and drugs, in upcoming meetings with their respective Indian counterparts.Cabinet ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Lured to sea of dangers

Sabuj MollahSabuj Mollah thought he was almost there and could even smell the air of Malaysia. The 28-year-old along with 90 others from Bangladesh could start visualising a rosy future of their families once they got jobs there.But their trawler never ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dhaka, Delhi initiate move to hold DC-level meeting

Bangladesh and India have initiated a move to hold regular conference of deputy commissioners and district magistrates of the districts along the border of the two countries respectively to discuss local problems and their solutions.As part of the initiative, ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

6 held with 2 tiger skins in Satkhira

Members of Rapid Action Battalion in a special drive arrested six smugglers along with two tiger skins in Satkhira on Thursday night.The skins were believed to be removed from Royal Bengal tigers after those were killed in the Sundarbans, United News ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

2 girls returns home after languishing in Indian jail

Two Bangladeshi girls returned from India on Thursday after languishing in a jail of the country four two years, reports United News of Bangladesh.Indian Border Security Force handed them over to the Border Guard Bangladesh through Benapole check post ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 4 reports

BSF kills Bangladeshi on border

Indian Border Security Force shot a Bangladeshi national dead on Boikari border in Satkhira Sadar upazila early yesterday.The dead, Ayub Ali, 35, was son of Shamser Ali of Boikari village.The BSF men of Gazipur camp opened fire on Ayub and his associates ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

BSF kills Bangladesh national

File PhotoCattle-trader Ayub Ali, 35, was killed at India's Joynagar nearthe Gazipur border area in Satkhira, said Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) 38Battalion's Maj Nazir Ahmed.Ali along with some others were returningfrom India early morning with cattle ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

43 held on borders

Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested 43 people in different border areas of Jessore and Satkhira districts yesterday and the day before while going to India illegally.In Jessore, the border guards in a drive arrested 10 women, seven men and ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Arrest warrants against SQ Chowdhury’s wife, son

After receiving the charge sheet, the court on October 12 transferred the case to the cyber tribunal for trialThe Dhaka Cyber Tribunal (Bangladesh) has issued arrest warrants against the wife and the son of convicted war criminal Salauddin Quader Chowdhury ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Incentives for flood-hit farmers

Farmers from14 districts affected by downstream flow of water and 12 southern districts hitby floods will be provided assistance, said Agriculture Minister MatiaChowdhury.The work to provide them with help will begin on Sunday, shesaid.A total 86,475 ... [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 4 reports

14 rescued on Benapole border

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) men yesterday rescued 14 Bangladeshis, including 8 women, just before they were being trafficked to India through Sadipur border here.Rafiqul Islam, camp in-charge of BGB 26 Battalion, said being tipped-off, the border guards ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 27 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 5 reports

15 held in India return home

Fifteen Bangladeshis returned home through the Benapole check post on Friday after languishing in an Indian Jail for two years.Indian Border Security Force (BSF) handed the 13 women and two children over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) authorities at ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 27 2014]

Quotes

"The fear of death was constant. We could not sleep or feel the hunger. Also worrying about the future of my family, I could not help crying sometimes. The captors would beat me up if I cried" Shah Poran, another victim from Narsingdi, told The Daily Star
"Not only during the Eid, smuggling of rawhides through various border points are going on throughout the year" said Zahid identifying about a dozen of points as the safe routes of smuggling
...Police reportedly got clues that the duo was involved with a Bangladeshi Islamist outfit. A senior police official said: "We are investigating whether the duo had links with the Jamaat-e-Islami."
"It is being investigated if they have links with any terror outfit in Bangladesh" he said

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Border DCs briefed on how to deal with Indian side [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 18 2014]
Dhaka, Delhi initiate move to hold DC-level mee... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 17 2014]
6 held with 2 tiger skins in Satkhira [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 17 2014]
Producing good fats in Bangladesh [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 17 2014]
Bangladesh: Trend and Impact Analysis of Intern... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 17 2014]
2 girls returns home after languishing in India... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 17 2014]
BSF picks up two Bangladeshis [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 16 2014]
BSF kills Bangladeshi on border [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 16 2014]
Bangladeshi youth shot dead by BSF in Satkhira [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 16 2014]
BGB returns 3 Indians to BSF at Satkhira [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 16 2014]
BSF kills Bangladesh national [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 16 2014]
BSF kills a Bangladeshi on Satkhira frontier [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 16 2014]
Family farming can help unleash the power of nu... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 15 2014]
43 held on borders [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 15 2014]
Arrest warrants against SQ Chowdhury’s wife, son [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 14 2014]
Incentives for flood-hit farmers [Published Bdnews24.com - Oct 13 2014]
8 held while returning from India illegally [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 12 2014]
Bardhaman blast blows JMB plans wide open [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 11 2014]
Cyclone Hudhud poised to hit India [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Oct 11 2014]
Hudhud likely to cause day-long heavy rainfall ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Oct 11 2014]
Cyclone Hudhud may cross India coast Sunday [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 11 2014]
Hudhud may cross Andhra-Orisha coast by Sunday ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 11 2014]
Maritime ports advised to hoist signal 3 [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Oct 11 2014]
Hudhud brings rain to Bangladesh [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 11 2014]
‘Bengal, Assam Were Warned of Attacks’ [Published New Indian Express - Oct 11 2014]
Three Bangladeshi UN peacekeepers injured [Published New Age Bangladesh - Oct 10 2014]
3 BD UN peacekeepers injured in Central African... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Oct 10 2014]
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