Border Security Force

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  • Over 150-kg heroin seized along international border in Punjab

    Over 150-kg heroin seized along international border in Punjab

    The Border Security Force (BSF) have recovered more than 150 kg of heroin and arrested 10 Pakistani smugglers along the international border (IB) in Punjab this year, a senior official said. R S Kataria, deputy inspector general of the BSF,......

    September 27, 2017
  • Central forces don't get priority in weapons procurement: Rajnath

    Central forces don't get priority in weapons procurement: Rajnath

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said central paramilitary forces did not get the priority they deserve in the procurement of weapons and equipment since it was done through the Defence Ministry. "Procurement for CAPFs is done through the......

    September 7, 2017
  • Pakistani woman intruder shot dead in Punjab

    Pakistani woman intruder shot dead in Punjab

    Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan early on Monday in Punjab's frontier district of Gurdaspur, a BSF official said. The intruder, a woman, was shot dead near pillar 15/3 of the Barial border out post......

    May 15, 2017
  • Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab

    Pakistani intruder shot dead by BSF in Punjab

    Border Security Force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder from Pakistan early on Monday in Punjab's frontier district of Gurdaspur, a BSF official said. The intruder was shot dead near pillar 15/3, the official added. The identity of the intruder......

    May 15, 2017
  • Will move court if government fails to support me, says Tej Bahadur Yadav

    Will move court if government fails to support me, says Tej Bahadur Yadav

    Border Security Force (BSF) jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service following the social media controversy over poor quality of food, said he will move court to seek justice if the government fails to support him. "Will request......

    April 20, 2017
  • BSF gets first woman field officer

    BSF gets first woman field officer

    The Border Security Force on Saturday received its first woman field officer after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district. Tanushree Pareek, a resident of Rajasthan, led the passing-out parade at the BSF Academy......

    March 25, 2017
  • BSF gets first woman field officer

    BSF gets first woman field officer

    The Border Security Force on Saturday received its first woman field officer after a convocation ceremony conducted in the BSF academy at Tekanpur in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior district. Tanushree Pareek, a resident of Rajasthan, led the passing-out parade at the BSF Academy......

    March 25, 2017
  • BSF, Pakistan Rangers meet at Jammu border

    BSF, Pakistan Rangers meet at Jammu border

    The BSF in a flag meeting with the Pakistan Rangers on Wednesday expressed concern on the issue of tunnels having been dug across the border fence from the Pakistani side to facilitate infiltration of terrorists on the Indian soil. A......

    February 22, 2017
  • 6 BSF men die every month due to heart attack

    6 BSF men die every month due to heart attack

    Poor eating habits, unhealthy working conditions, stress and irregular sleep led to 71 cases of cardiac arrest among BSF personnel in 2016 -- or six deaths a month, officials say. In comparison, only 18 Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were......

    February 15, 2017
  • 6 BSF men die every month due to heart attack

    6 BSF men die every month due to heart attack

    Poor eating habits, unhealthy working conditions, stress and irregular sleep led to 71 cases of cardiac arrest among BSF personnel in 2016 -- or six deaths a month, officials say. In comparison, only 18 Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were......

    February 15, 2017
  • Tripura announces Rs.5 lakh ex-gratia for slain soldiers' families

    Tripura announces Rs.5 lakh ex-gratia for slain soldiers' families

    The Tripura government announced an ex-gratia of Rs.5 lakh and government jobs to the families of two soldiers who were killed last month in Jammu and Kashmir, a minister said here on Thursday. "The state cabinet in its meeting on......

    December 29, 2016
  • Assam to raise four battalions for India-Bangladesh border

    Assam to raise four battalions for India-Bangladesh border

    In a bid to intensify surveillance and security along the India-Bangladesh Border, the Assam government has decided to raise four new battalions of border police.Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said this on Tuesday after reviewing the law and order situation......

    December 13, 2016
  • Magisterial probe into mob violence, arson in Agartala

    Magisterial probe into mob violence, arson in Agartala

    The Tripura government has ordered a magisterial probe into the ethnic violence here on August 23, an official said on Thursday. "A magisterial inquiry has been ordered by the state government to ascertain the facts on the violent attacks and......

    August 25, 2016