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20 meter tunnel detected along Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu

29 Aug 2020

20 meter tunnel detected along Indo-Pakistan border in Jammu

A trans-border tunnel has been detected underneath the Indo-Pakistan fence in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba region, Border Security Force (BSF) officials confirmed on Saturday.

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

23 Aug 2020

Tech upgrade for BSF; force to get new anti-drone systems

The technical upgradation of the Border Security Force (BSF) has started with Director General (DG) Rakesh Asthana taking charge.

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165

19 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 1 lakh; death toll reaches 3,165

India on Monday reported over 4,600 new cases of COVID-19, taking the nationwide tally past 1 lakh. Meanwhile, the death toll rose to 3,165.

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

13 May 2020

Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products

All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

11 May 2020

Coronavirus: India records biggest single-day spike; death toll crosses 2,200

India on Sunday recorded its highest single-day jump in coronavirus infections. The nation's tally crossed 67,000 with roughly 4,300 new cases. The nationwide death toll also crossed 2,200 on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984

09 May 2020

Coronavirus: Total cases near 60,000; death toll climbs to 1,984

Till Friday, India reported nearly 60,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,984, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics.

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

08 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,888 dead in India; Delhi records biggest spike again

India has reported over 56,000 cases of COVID-19 and a death toll of 1,888, as per data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Thursday.

Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead

07 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's total cases cross 50,000-mark; over 1,700 dead

The total number of coronavirus infections in India has surged past 50,000, according to data compiled from official state and union territory government statistics till late-Wednesday.

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

04 May 2020

Coronavirus: 1,388 dead in India; 7 states record biggest spikes

On Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) rose to 1,388 in India. Meanwhile, the total number of infections crossed 42,000.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

03 May 2020

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 40,000; death toll crosses 1,300

India on Saturday reported over 39,000 cases of COVID-19 while the death toll crossed 1,300.

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

10 Oct 2019

Intelligence agencies say Pakistani drones behind weapons drop in Punjab

Last month, Punjab Police had reported multiple weapon drops in the state conducted by Pakistani-origin drones.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

25 Sep 2019

Pakistani drones dropped rifles, grenades in Punjab to help terrorists

In what confirms that Pakistan is continuing with its notorious plans to hamper peace in India, some drones from across the border dropped arms and grenades in Punjab, multiple reports said.

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

09 Sep 2019

Army warns of possible terror attack, Kerala on high alert

Kerala Police issued a high alert across the state on Monday amid reports of a possible terror attack.

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

09 Sep 2019

Pakistan secretly releases Masood Azhar; deploys troops along Indo-Pak border

Despite being isolated on the global stage and failing to get support in its rant against India after New Delhi rescinded Article 370, Pakistan is continuing with its notorious actions.

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

23 Aug 2019

This Commissioner mentored aspirants for 'Police Forces' exam over WhatsApp

For five years, Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Muralidhar Bhagwat has been going beyond the call of duty to coach civil services aspirants.

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

13 Aug 2019

Amit Shah might unfurl tricolor in Srinagar on Independence Day

After scrapping the special status of Jammu and Kashmir and integrating the state into the Republic of India, it seems the Centre has other plans for the region on the upcoming occasion of Independence Day.

Haryana shocker: Woman beats elderly mother-in-law, video goes viral

08 Jun 2019

Haryana shocker: Woman beats elderly mother-in-law, video goes viral

Once in a while, something happens which makes us question humanity and leaves us sad at the same time.

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

04 Apr 2019

Chhattisgarh: 4 BSF personnel killed, 2 injured in Kanker encounter

Four Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were martyred while two others were injured on Thursday in a gunfight with Naxals in Chattisgarh's Kanker district, according to police.

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

30 Mar 2019

#Elections2019: Sacked BSF-jawan to contest against PM Modi in Varanasi

Former BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was dismissed from service in 2017 after he complained about the bad quality of food being served to the security forces in a video, has announced that he will be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

23 Feb 2019

Pulwama attack: 100 companies of paramilitary forces deployed in Kashmir

With India still reeling from the Pulwama attack, the Center has airlifted 100 companies of paramilitary forces to Srinagar to bolster security in Jammu and Kashmir.

BSF constable's son bags Rs. 50L salary package, IRMA's highest

15 Feb 2019

BSF constable's son bags Rs. 50L salary package, IRMA's highest

Hard work always pays back.

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

18 Jan 2019

Son of jawan, who made "bad food" videos, found dead

BSF jawan Tej Bahadur Yadav, who was earlier in news for making videos about bad food served to soldiers, lost his son to suicide on Wednesday, reports claimed.

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

19 Sep 2018

BSF jawan arrested on charges of sharing information with ISI

Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested a BSF jawan from Noida on the charges of sharing vital information with Pakistan ISI agents, DGP OP Singh said today.

Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states

03 Sep 2018

Government releases Rs. 400 crore for development of border states

Nearly Rs. 400 crore has been released by the Center to 10 states having international borders as part of an ambitious plan to ameliorate the problems of those living in these isolated locations, officials said on Monday.

Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

21 Aug 2018

Kerala: 373 dead, 87 injured due to rains, floods, landslides

Rains, floods, and landslides in Kerala have killed 373 people since May 30, National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) said today.

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

15 Aug 2018

Independence Day: Most gallantry awards bagged by CRPF, J&K Police

On the 72nd Independence Day, service decorations are set to be conferred to 942 state police and central paramilitary forces for gallantry, and distinguished and meritorious service.

Security forces have killed over 580 terrorists since 2015: Govt

25 Jul 2018

Security forces have killed over 580 terrorists since 2015: Govt

Security forces have killed 581 terrorists since 2015 while 69 personnel died in ceasefire violations, Minister of State for Defense Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha today.

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

13 Jun 2018

J&K: 4 BSF men killed in ceasefire violation by Pakistan

Four BSF personnel were killed when Pakistani forces opened fire and launched mortar attacks across the border near the famous Chamliyal shrine in Ramgarh sub-sector of Samba district, J&K, late yesterday.

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

04 Jun 2018

Kashmir grenade attack: 14 civilians and 2 cops injured

At least 14 civilians and 2 cops were injured in a grenade attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, this morning.

Pakistan returns Indian national who inadvertently crossed border

30 Apr 2018

Pakistan returns Indian national who inadvertently crossed border

An Indian national, who inadvertently crossed into Pakistani territory over a year ago, has been handed over to the Indian authorities at the Wagah border.

Pakistan cricketer Hasan Ali angers Indian Jawans

22 Apr 2018

Pakistan cricketer Hasan Ali angers Indian Jawans

Pakistani cricketer Hasan Ali has angered the Indian army officers after performing the signature wicket taking ceremony at the Wagah Border.

'Mujhse Friendship Karoge'? Suspicious profiles try befriending paramilitary forces

31 Mar 2018

'Mujhse Friendship Karoge'? Suspicious profiles try befriending paramilitary forces

According to reports, there has been an increase in the number of friend requests (over social-media platforms) received by officers in paramilitary forces in the past 2-3 years.

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

06 Mar 2018

Over 27,000 personnel left CAPFs in last 3 years: Govt

The government at the Centre on Tuesday informed the Parliament that over 27,000 personnel of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement in the last three years owing to various reasons.

Meet 47-year-old Dara Singh, who's marched at Rajpath 18 times

26 Jan 2018

Meet 47-year-old Dara Singh, who's marched at Rajpath 18 times

Marching in the Rajpath R-Day parade for a record 18th time might be the biggest achievement for some, but for 47-year-old BSF jawan Dara Singh, it's a 'small' tribute to his namesake iconic wrestler.

BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation in RS Pura

18 Jan 2018

BSF soldier killed in ceasefire violation in RS Pura

A BSF soldier was killed when Pakistan fired along the IB in RS Pura sector of Jammu.

China helps Pakistan to build bunkers along Rajasthan border

09 Jan 2018

China helps Pakistan to build bunkers along Rajasthan border

After its machinations failed to work in Kashmir, Pakistan is now trying to make things difficult for India on the western front. South Asia's "enfant terrible" is getting help from its "all-weather friend" China.

BSF kills intruder, destroys Pakistani mortar positions

04 Jan 2018

BSF kills intruder, destroys Pakistani mortar positions

A day after a BSF jawan was killed in Pakistani firing in J&K's Samba, Indian forces destroyed two mortar positions across the border and killed an intruder in RS Pura area.

BSF camp near Srinagar Airport attacked, 2 terrorists killed

03 Oct 2017

BSF camp near Srinagar Airport attacked, 2 terrorists killed

Terrorists attacked a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the Srinagar Airport outside the Airforce station at Gogo Humhama around 4.30 am on Tuesday.

Terrorists drag BSF jawan from home in Kashmir, kill him

28 Sep 2017

Terrorists drag BSF jawan from home in Kashmir, kill him

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan named Rameez Parray was killed by unidentified gunmen at his residence in Hajin, Bandipora district, Jammu and Kashmir.