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Border, the,

region surrounding the boundary between England and Scotland. From the coast near Berwick along the Tweed River through the Cheviot Hills and on to Solway Firth, the narrow, rugged country is dotted with sites of battles between the Scots and the English. The wild country figures much in literature—in legend, in folklore, and particularly in the Border ballads.
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The BSF guards the Bangladesh border, while the border with Myanmar is secured by the Assam Rifles.
It was also planned to develop a schedule and technical conditions for the reception and transmission of border posts located on this site,together with the border troops leadership of the Russian FSS.
Asim Bajwa said the fencing of the border would also improve economy and legal trade between the two neighbor countries.
However, Stage-II and Stage-III covering about 1955 Kms of the border which cannot be physically fenced are underway.
He said the border fence along the Ramotswa border had been dilapidated for some time now, and cautioned that the problem was not only in his constituency.
Hundreds of people on both sides of the border were stranded, while people living in the bordering town were gripped by fear.
On Sunday evening, the villagers were pulling their carts loaded with timber to the border near the O'smach international checkpoint when they encountered Thai soldiers who were patrolling the border.
The tribes were informed about the outer enclosure and the importance of security on the border in this Jirga.
This shows data at 13.00, published on the website of the Border Police Directorate General.
The Estonian Police and Border Guard Board will mark the border zone area of the Estonian-Russian border on the Narva Reservoir with approximately 40 new spar buoys this summer.
Drug smugglers have recently resorted to increasingly creative methods for getting their contraband over the border, according to U.S.