About two fixtures of the 2021-22 Women's National Cricket League have been postponed by Cricket Australia on January 4, over the restrictions on border. The matches were scheduled to be played between Tasmania and Western Australia at Blundstone Arena on January 7 and 9. However, owing to restrictions imposed between the two states, the matches will now be played on March 9 and March 11.
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In a bizarre incident, a Pakistani couple named their newborn child 'Border'. The couple, Nimbu Bai and Balam Ram, said that they decided the name because their child was born at the Indo-Pak border. Reportedly, they came to India with another 97 Pakistani citizens on a pilgrimage and got stuck here due to lockdown for the last 71 days. Reportedly, Pakistan is also not giving them entry, demanding requisite documents.
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The New Zealand government on November 24 announced that it will open its borders for most international travellers from April 30, 2022, onwards. The new order is a precautionary measure against COVID-19. However, New Zealanders and residence visa holders living in Australia will get entry in New Zealand from January 16. Other than those living in Australia will be able to travel to New Zealand from February 13.
On the eve of Diwali, Border Security Force (BSF) troops shared sweets with the Border Guard of Bangladesh (BGB) at Fulbai Integrated Check Post (ICP) in West Bengal on November 3. Under the leadership of Ravi Gandhi, Inspector General Border Security Force (BSF) sweets along with greetings were sent to Bangladesh. Notably, Diwali marks the return of Lord Ram to his kingdom Ayodhya after defeating Ravana in Lanka.
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BJP leader Subramanian Swamy on August 28 said that India should tell China that ''if you aren't going to go back to what was the original position in 1993, we'll go to war with you''. Speaking at a book launch, he also said India should not raise any conversation about Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Tibet as it raises tension. However, he said China has the ''audacity'' to occupy territories.
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To improve border surveillance and keep infiltration under check, Indian Army is planning a 'smart upgrade' for the fences along LoC with Light Detection & Ranging sensors, infrared sensors, and cameras. Reportedly, testing is underway and the fences will be upgraded at the cost of Rs 10 lakh a kilometre, intended to upgrade 60km this year. The present fencing, which was built between 2003-2005 has undergone degradation owing to time and… read-more
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