Border Security Force: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Crime Free Zones between India and Bangladesh

Published: May 21, 2018

In March, 2018, the director generals of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) declared an 8.3 km stretch of the Indo-Bangladesh border as a ‘crime-free zone’. This will aid in better border management as: It envisages the participation of civil administrations of the two countries, NGOs and the local population. This will help in ensuring that ..

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National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP)

Published: April 24, 2018

The Union home ministry recently sanctioned the launch of the National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) from a campus of Gujarat’s Fisheries Research Centre located in coastal Okha in the newly created Devbhoomi Dwarka district. It is the first-of-its-kind institution of the country will be created and run by a multi-agency team of paramilitary and defence forces ..

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Rajesh Ranjan appointed as new Director General (DG) of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF)

Published: April 11, 2018

Rajesh Ranjan, a 1984 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Bihar cadre, has been appointed as Director General of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). He has been appointed as the chief of the CISF till November 30, 2020, i.e. the date of his superannuation. At present, he is Special Director General of Border Security ..

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E N Rammohan, former director of BSF passes away

Published: April 11, 2018

E N Rammohan (77), a celebrated IPS officer and former director general of the Border Security Force (BSF), has passed away in New Delhi on April 8, 2018. He was known for his handlebar moustache, discipline, leadership skills, and a no-nonsense attitude that took him far in the police establishment. He was a 1965-batch IPS ..

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The first-ever crime-free zone along international border between India and Bangladesh launched

Published: March 12, 2018

For the first time, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) have declared an 8.3 km stretch along the Indo-Bangladesh border a ‘crime free zone’ on March 10, 2018 to curb criminal activities including smuggling. It is the first-ever crime-free zone declared by both the countries. The stretch falls between the ..

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