Border Security Force Current Affairs, GK & News

Border Security Force

The Border Security Force (BSF) was established on December 1st 1965.  It is the primary force guarding the borders of India. It is one of the five Central Armed Police Forces. The force guards the land borders of India and helps prevent any kind of international/transnational aggression. The force functions under the aegis of Ministry ..

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BSF Drone Tear Smoke Launcher

Recently, the Tear Smoke Unit of the Border Security Force (BSF) has developed an indigenous drone Tear Smoke Launcher. This launcher will be used to control the crowd and to release tear gas shells during riots and unrest. Highlights It can be used to launch shells from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones and will ..

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Nadabet Seema Darshan Project

On 10th April 2022, Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the Nadabet Seema Darshan Project along the India-Pakistan border in the Banaskantha district of Gujarat. Overview: The tourism project in Gujarat will help in generating employment and will also stop the migration of people residing in the border villages. The government of India has undertaken ..

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IPS officer Rakesh Asthana appointed Delhi Police Commissioner

On 27th July, 2021 IPS officer Rakesh Asthana has been appointed as the Commissioner of Delhi Police. Highlights Rakesh Asthana was due to retire on as Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) on 31st The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has extended his service for a one year period beyond the date ..

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Operation Sard Hawa

The Operation Sard Hawa was launched by the Border Security Force in the western border of Rajasthan. The main purpose of the operation is to check the instances of infiltration due to dense fog in the region. The Operation has also been launched to enhance the security ahead of Republic Day. The operation is to ..

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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 ..

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Corona Virus: India closes 18 of 37 international borders

On March 14, 2020, Government of India ordered to suspend 18 of the 37 international borders from March 15, 2020. It includes borders across Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Highlights As Corona Virus outbreak has reached 93 in numbers, Government of India has ordered to close international borders in the country. India-Pakistan There are only ..

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