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Perhaps the most recognisable image of BSF atrocities is 15-year-old Felani Khatuns’s body hanging motionlessly on a barbwire fence after the guards shot her on Jan 7, 2011. Photo: Shib Shankar Chatterjee

Felani retrial begins

The trial begins at a special court in BSF sector headquarters at Koch Bihar

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Legalised cattle trade the answer?

Speakers at a seminar in Kolkata has advised legalising cattle trade between India and Bangladesh, saying most border killings happen when security forces try to stop cattle smugglers. Do you think that will help?


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  • Yes - 70%

  • No - 30%


Total number of votes: 227

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Barcelona's Lionel Messi (C) fights for the ball with Levante's Loukas Vyntra (L) and Tono Garcia during their Spanish first division football match at the Ciudad de Valencia stadium in Valencia, September 21, 2014. Reuters

Barca maintain perfect start

The Catalans cruise to an emphatic 5-0 victory over La Liga strugglers Levante

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Traders work on the floor as they wait for a final price on the Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. initial public offering (IPO) under the ticker ''BABA'', at the New York Stock Exchange in New York September 19, 2014. Credit: Reuters

World's biggest IPO

E-commerce giant Alibaba makes record with biggest initial public offering in history

UNGA amid IS shadow, Ebola crises

World leaders gather in New York this week for the UN General Assembly

What Nicki Minaj prefers over partying?

The “Super Bass” singer does not like going out to clubs and parties