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 ..
Border Security Force: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs
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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..