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Smart Fence Border along India-Bangladesh Border

At the recently held border talks between India and Bangladesh, it was decided that the smart fencing across the border will be completed by July 2020. The smart fence is being constructed along the river Brahmaputra in Assam. The fencing is 55-km long. Significance The 55-km distance of the long India-Bangladesh International border has been ..

49th Border Coordination between India and Bangladesh held

The high-level border talks between India and Bangladesh was held between December 25, 2019 and December 30, 2019 in New Delhi. The talks were attended by the Border Guarding Forces of India and Bangladesh. The countries expressed their satisfaction reflecting friendly cordial relations between them. Highlights The major issues that were discussed during the meet ..

ITBP celebrates its 58th raising day

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of India, raised on 24 October 1962, under the CRPF Act, in the wake of the Sino-Indian War of 1962. It celebrated its 58th raising day on 24th October, 2019.

58th Raising Day of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) observed on October 24

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) is one of the 7 Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) of India. Under the CRPF Act, the ITBP was raised on 24th October 1962 in the wake of the Sino-Indian War of 1962. Recently, the 58th Raising Day of ITBP is recently observed on 24th October 2019 to commemorate the ..

VK Johri appointed as new Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF)

VK Johri, a 1984-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, has been appointed as the new Director General (DG) of Border Security Force (BSF). He will take over the charge of the BSF from incumbent Rajni Kanti Mishra, who retires on August 31. Johri is presently serving as the Special Secretary in ..

Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 conducted between India and Bangladesh

In Tripura, the joint border guarding exercise “Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ was held between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) as a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards. The exercise was named after the Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla township in Bangladesh, which ..

S S Deswal appointed as new Director General (DG) of Indo-Tibetan Border Police

S S Deswal, a 1984 batch IPS officer of Haryana cadre, has been appointed as the new Director General (DG) of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) for a period up to his superannuation on August 31, 2021. He succeeded R K Pachnanda. Prior to this post, Deswal was the DG of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). ..

2018-CGS-35: Mains Revision-24:External Security

State sponsored terrorism against India Pakistan based terrorist groups are bleeding India by sponsoring terrorist and militancy activities. The nexus between the state and non-state actors with an intention to bleed India is further complicating the security challenges of India. Steps taken to address the challenge Border Management Providing with additional contingent for BSF to ..