Central Armed Police Forces: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Operation Sudarshan: launched by BSF to fortify border with Pakistan
Published: July 8, 2019
Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a massive exercise, code named as Sudarshan, to fortify Anti-Infiltration Grid along Pakistan border in Punjab and Jammu. The operation was launched on 1 July and is expected to be finished within a fortnight. Operation Sudarshan Name: The exercise has been named Sudarshan drawing from Sudarshan Chakra (or mythological ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Anti-Infiltration Grid • Border Security Force • Central Armed Police Forces • first line of defence • India-Pakistan 1965 War • India-Pakistan International Border • Operation Sudarshan • Union Ministry of Home Affairs
Government announces Free Air Travel for Paramilitary Forces to Kashmir
Published: February 22, 2019
The government has issued an order approving the entitlement of air travel on Delhi-Srinagar, Srinagar-Delhi, Jammu-Srinagar and Srinagar-Jammu sectors to all the personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) which includes their journey for joining duty, transfer, tour or going on leave. The facility till now was available officers in the rank of Inspectors ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Aparna Kumar becomes India’s first woman IPS officer to complete South Pole expedition
Published: January 25, 2019
Aparna Kumar has become the India’s first woman Indian Police Service (IPS) DIG and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) officer to successfully complete the South Pole expedition. She unfurled the National and the ITBP flags at the South Pole on 13th January 2019 after covering 111Km of walking on the snow. Aparna will now attempt to ..
Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed as new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)
Published: January 9, 2019
Kumar Rajesh Chandra, A 1985 batch IPS officer, has been appointed the new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and will hold the post till 31st December 2021 i.e. date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders. He succeeded S.S. Deswal. Prior to this post, Chandra was DG at Bureau of Civil Aviation ..
Topics: Bureau of Civil Aviation Security • Central Armed Police Forces • Government • Government of India • Law enforcement in India • Ministry of Home Affairs • Paramilitary forces of India • Sashastra Seema Bal • SSB
Sashastra Seema Bal to patrol Dudhwa tiger reserve
Published: November 26, 2018
Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) and Sashastra Seema Bal have joined hands to provide security to Dudhwa forests and its rich wildlife. It was part consensus reached among all security agencies including SSB, central and local intelligence officers, customs and excise officials, Special Tiger Protection Force and DTR’s field staff to discuss issues involving safety of ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: Bahraich • Central Armed Police Forces • Dudhwa National Park • Dudhwa Tiger Reserve • Dundwa • Environment • Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary • Kishanpur Wildlife Sanctuary • Lakhimpur Kheri district • Ministry of Home Affairs • Sashastra Seema Ba • Sashastra Seema Bal • Seema Bal • States and union territories of India • Uttar Pradesh • Wildlife Protection • Wildlife sanctuaries in Uttar Pradesh