Border Security Force: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates 44 bridges

On October 12, 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated 44 bridges that were built by the Border Road Organization. The minister also laid a foundation stone of Nechiphu tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh. Highlights The 44 bridges inaugurated are located in seven States and Union territories and will bring out a new era of connectivity and ..

DG of ITBP S S Deswal given additional charge of DG BSF

The incumbent Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police S S Deswal has been given the additional charge of the DG Border Security Force (BSF). This appointment has been approved after the DG BSF Vivek Johri was posted to his parent cadre Madhya Pradesh. S S Deswal is a 1984-batch IPS officer of the Haryana cadre. ..

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 ..

55th Raising Day of Border Security Force(BSF)

The Border Security Force (BSF) is one of the seven Central Armed Police Forces of India, was formed on 1st December 1965 and, is termed as the First Line of Defence of Indian Territories. With the Motto ‘Duty Unto Death’, BSF is the world’s largest border guarding force with a strength of over 2.57 lakh ..