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The body is kept at Ganthambralam border post at a height of 18,600 feet in Himachal Pradesh, while a helicopter sortie is awaited to pick the mortal remains.

Efforts on to retrieve body of retired BSF officer who died on recce to China border

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON OCT 02, 2020 06:30 AM IST
SC Negi, who belonged to Kinnaur, had commanded a BSF battalion in Kargil during the 1999 war between India and Pakistan, and had retired in 2010 after 33 years of service.
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur (right) being presented with flags taken by an Indo Tibetan Border Police team to the Leo Pargial Peak at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area.(HT Photo)
Himachal Pradesh chief minister Jai Ram Thakur (right) being presented with flags taken by an Indo Tibetan Border Police team to the Leo Pargial Peak at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area.(HT Photo)

Mountaineering hones leadership skills, confidence, says HP CM at ITBP event

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By HT Correspondent, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 06:13 PM IST
CM congratulates team which recently undertook a mountaineering expedition to theIndo Tibetan Border Police, located at the southern end of the Zanskar Range in the western Himalaya area
Kotgarh region of Shimla district had a lean crop this season so growers with smaller orchards managed harvesting on their own.(Deepak Sansta/HT file photo)
Kotgarh region of Shimla district had a lean crop this season so growers with smaller orchards managed harvesting on their own.(Deepak Sansta/HT file photo)

Nepalese labour shortage amid Covid curbs, strained ties upsets Himachal’s applecart

Hindustan Times, Shimla | By Gaurav Bisht, Shimla:
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 04:37 PM IST
Apart from travel restrictions due to the Covid-19 pandemic, India’s strained relations with Nepal over the recent border dispute has hit the movement of skilled migrant workers from the neighbouring country
The decision was taken after 30 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed in Uttarkashi district, were found to be infected with SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease, on Wednesday.(ANI)
The decision was taken after 30 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel, deployed in Uttarkashi district, were found to be infected with SARS-CoV-2, which causes the disease, on Wednesday.(ANI)

Uttarakhand: District administration decides to test all soldiers before allowing them to go for their border posting

Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Uttarkashi | By Suparna Roy
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 06:03 PM IST
Mayur Dixit, district magistrate (DM), Uttarkashi, said that some of the ITBP personnel had come in contact with earlier Covid-19 patients, and the others had returned from leave from their respective native places.
Home Minister Amit Shah had declared few months ago that the CAPF canteens will only sell ‘swadeshi’ or indigenous products from June.(ANI)
Home Minister Amit Shah had declared few months ago that the CAPF canteens will only sell ‘swadeshi’ or indigenous products from June.(ANI)

ITBP inks deal with KVIC to procure swadeshi, khadi items for CAPF personnel

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JUL 31, 2020 03:59 PM IST
The force will procure 1,200 quintals of mustard oil from the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) with “a total financial implication of over Rs 1.73 crore”, an ITBP spokesperson said.
Panchkula DC Mukesh Ahuja has said he has written to ITBP and CRPF create Covid care units in their own centres.(Sant Arora/HT/For representation)
Panchkula DC Mukesh Ahuja has said he has written to ITBP and CRPF create Covid care units in their own centres.(Sant Arora/HT/For representation)

Panchkula DC asks govt officials to ‘take care of staff’ as Covid cases spike

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By HT Correspondent, Panchkula
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Increasing number of staffers of medical education and research dept, CBSE and HPSC and personnel of ITBP and CRPF are testing positive
The world has become suspicious of Beijing after the repression of Hong Kong and Xinjiang, the lack of transparency on the Covid-19 outbreak and its predator maritime policy(AP)
The world has become suspicious of Beijing after the repression of Hong Kong and Xinjiang, the lack of transparency on the Covid-19 outbreak and its predator maritime policy(AP)

How China, under Xi, lost the world’s goodwill | Opinion

By Shashi Shekhar
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 10:09 PM IST
Its internal repression, aggressive nationalism, and belligerent foreign policy have alienated many countries
A commuter uses his handkerchief to cover his face as he travels in a metro amid coronavirus fears, in New Delhi on March 17.(Reuters Photo)
A commuter uses his handkerchief to cover his face as he travels in a metro amid coronavirus fears, in New Delhi on March 17.(Reuters Photo)

Coronavirus outbreak: Home Ministry asks paramilitary forces to get into ‘battle mode’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neeraj Chauhan
UPDATED ON MAR 18, 2020 03:01 PM IST
The government has asked the non-emergency leaves of all paramilitary personnel be cancelled in order to minimise the risk of contracting coronavirus during travel.
A woman in the last batch of evacuees leaves the ITBP quarantine facility at Chhawla in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI)
A woman in the last batch of evacuees leaves the ITBP quarantine facility at Chhawla in New Delhi on Wednesday.(ANI)

Final batch of Wuhan evacuees discharged from ITBP facility

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 01:41 AM IST
An ITBP spokesperson said that the evacuees were being discharged in batches since February 17 and the last batch, a family of six, were discharged on Wednesday morning.
Wuhan evacuees, staying at a quarantine facility in Manesar in Haryana, were discharged after testing negative for Coronavirus on Tuesday.(ANI)
Wuhan evacuees, staying at a quarantine facility in Manesar in Haryana, were discharged after testing negative for Coronavirus on Tuesday.(ANI)

All 248 Wuhan evacuees discharged from army facility

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 07:00 AM IST
From the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) camp at Chhawla in Delhi, 358 evacuees had been released till Tuesday evening.
An overview of Dharamshala, the district headquarters of Kangra, which is among the towns declared vulnerable along with McLeodganj, Palampur and Bir village near Baijnath. A large number of foreign tourists visit these centres.(Ht file photo)
An overview of Dharamshala, the district headquarters of Kangra, which is among the towns declared vulnerable along with McLeodganj, Palampur and Bir village near Baijnath. A large number of foreign tourists visit these centres.(Ht file photo)

75 under watch for coronavirus in Himachal

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 17, 2020 04:21 PM IST
A maximum of 22 people are under watch in Kangra district followed by 17 in Shimla and 12 in Solan, says state health minister
The Assam government on Friday constituted a committee to review the conditions prevailing in the six detention centres for illegal immigrants in the state.(AP)
The Assam government on Friday constituted a committee to review the conditions prevailing in the six detention centres for illegal immigrants in the state.(AP)

Assam forms panel to review condition at detention centres

Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2019 02:34 AM IST
Friday’s move comes days after the family of Dulal Paul, 65, who died on October 13 after spending two years at a detention centre, refused to accept his body till he was declared an Indian citizen.
“There has not been any major incident of incursion by Chinese troops”, said SS Deswal, the director general of ITBP.(PTI File Photo)
“There has not been any major incident of incursion by Chinese troops”, said SS Deswal, the director general of ITBP.(PTI File Photo)

India-China border peaceful, says ITBP chief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 02:44 AM IST
SS Deswal, the director general of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), which guards the China border, said on Wednesday that there have been no incidents of “transgression” lately and the situation remains “peaceful”.
A Border Security Force (BSF) assistant sub-inspector and his wife have been declared non-Indians by a foreigners’ tribunal (FT) in Assam’s Jorhat district.
A Border Security Force (BSF) assistant sub-inspector and his wife have been declared non-Indians by a foreigners’ tribunal (FT) in Assam’s Jorhat district.

BSF sub-inspector, wife declared ‘foreigners’ in Assam

Guwahati | By Utpal Parashar
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 08:57 AM IST
Muzibur Rahman, a resident of Udaipur-Mikirpatty in Merapani area of the district, and his wife were declared “foreigners” in an ex-parte order passed in December last year. The officer, who is posted in Punjab, came to know about it when he went to Assam last month.
Of the 100 companies to be deployed, 50 will be from the CRPF, 10 from the BSF, 30 from the SSB and 10 from the ITBP.(AP File Photo)
Of the 100 companies to be deployed, 50 will be from the CRPF, 10 from the BSF, 30 from the SSB and 10 from the ITBP.(AP File Photo)

Additional 100 central force companies likely in Kashmir

UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 02:10 PM IST
In this regard, the Union home ministry has written in a communique sent to the state chief secretary, home secretary and the director general of police (DGP).
Inspector General (IG), CRPF Kashmir zone, Rakesh Kumar said that the additional troop deployment was routine exercise to maintain law and orde(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)
Inspector General (IG), CRPF Kashmir zone, Rakesh Kumar said that the additional troop deployment was routine exercise to maintain law and orde(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)

Centre orders 100 additional companies of paramilitary forces in J&K

UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 01:30 PM IST
The Union Home Ministry stated that 50 companies of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), 10 companies of Border Security Force (BSF), 30 of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and 10 of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will be deployed in Jammu and Kashmir.
Shared on July 4, the video has gathered more than 13,000 views.(Twitter/@ITBP_official)
Shared on July 4, the video has gathered more than 13,000 views.(Twitter/@ITBP_official)

Jawans form human shield to save Amarnath yatris. ‘Heroes,’ say Twitter

By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2020 10:28 PM IST
The act was caught on camera and shared on ITBP’s Twitter profile on July 4.
Torrential rain damaged road infrastructure in North Sikkim. (Photo ANI)
Torrential rain damaged road infrastructure in North Sikkim. (Photo ANI)

Stranded for four days after cloudburst, 427 tourists evacuated from North Sikkim

Gangtok | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2019 09:34 AM IST
The district administration arranged vehicles for all the 427 tourists to reach the state capital Gangtok, North Sikkim Collector Raj Yadav said.
Twelve mountaineers had gone for an expedition to climb eastern peak of Nanda Devi, India’s second highest mountain.(Reuters file photo)
Twelve mountaineers had gone for an expedition to climb eastern peak of Nanda Devi, India’s second highest mountain.(Reuters file photo)

32-member team launches fresh ops for missing mountaineers headed for Nanda Devi east peak

Hindustan Times, Nainital | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2019 08:34 AM IST
Twelve mountaineers who had gone for an expedition to climb eastern peak of Nanda Devi, India’s second highest mountain have not returned to the base camp on the scheduled date of May 25.
An Indian helicopter carrying elite paramilitary mountaineers took off Wednesday for a “very high-risk” operation to retrieve five dead climbers and three others believed killed scaling a treacherous Himalayan peak.(AP Photo)
An Indian helicopter carrying elite paramilitary mountaineers took off Wednesday for a “very high-risk” operation to retrieve five dead climbers and three others believed killed scaling a treacherous Himalayan peak.(AP Photo)

‘High-risk’ retrieval of dead climbers at Nanda Devi peak begins

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 12:50 PM IST
Air Force choppers spotted five bodies Monday on the slopes of Nanda Devi in India’s high north while looking for the four Britons, two Americans, one Indian and one Australian believed killed by an avalanche last week.
The rescue team is likely to comprise the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel, officials said.(Reuters File Photo)
The rescue team is likely to comprise the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) personnel, officials said.(Reuters File Photo)

Admin plans to bring in IAF chopper for ops to retrieve bodies of missing climbers

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2019 08:40 AM IST
On Monday, rescuers on-board an IAF helicopter sighted the bodies of the five of eight missing mountaineers at a height of about 5,000 metres around 500 metres from the Nanda Devi peak. The rescue team, however, could not retrieve the bodies due to bad weather.
The four British mountaineers in Pithoragarh after their rescue on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
The four British mountaineers in Pithoragarh after their rescue on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

4 foreign mountaineers rescued from Nanda Devi, 8 climbers still missing

Hindustan Times, Haldwani | By Abhinav Madhwal
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2019 07:34 AM IST
A team of the Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) will join the search operations for the eight mountaineers who have been missing since May 25.
Punjab police personnel are put on patrol outside the Golden Temple ahead of the 35th anniversary of Operation Blue Star in Amritsar on Wednesday.(HT File Photo)
Punjab police personnel are put on patrol outside the Golden Temple ahead of the 35th anniversary of Operation Blue Star in Amritsar on Wednesday.(HT File Photo)

Six companies of central forces to keep vigil in Amritsar on Operation Blue Star anniversary

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 07:53 AM IST
The Amritsar commissionerate police have called six companies of paramilitary forces to maintain law and order.
Officials described the incident as catastrophic and unprecedented.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Officials described the incident as catastrophic and unprecedented.(HT Photo/ Representative Image)

Number of dead yaks could be more than 500, herders tell Sikkim govt

Hindustan Times, Siliguri | By Pramod Giri
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 12:16 PM IST
Officials had said on Saturday that 300 yaks died at around 15,000 ft in Mukuthang after families, which looked after them, came down to lower altitudes to save themselves from the cold, leaving the flocks behind.
New Delhi, India - July 7, 2017: Rakesh Asthana, additional Director CBI during press conference CBI registers case against Lalu Prasad Yadav, wife and son in New Delhi, India, on Friday, July 7, 2017. (Photo by Arun Sharma/ Hindustan Times)(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - July 7, 2017: Rakesh Asthana, additional Director CBI during press conference CBI registers case against Lalu Prasad Yadav, wife and son in New Delhi, India, on Friday, July 7, 2017. (Photo by Arun Sharma/ Hindustan Times)(Arun Sharma/HT PHOTO)

Civil Aviation Security chief Rakesh Asthana among 3 officers to get top pay scale

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 01:11 PM IST
According to a Personnel Ministry order, Asthana, a Gujarat-cadre IPS officer, along with the head of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Y C Modi were given the top pay scale of Rs 2.25 lakh.
Army, ITBP resume rescue op for 5 soldiers trapped in Himachal (HT Photo)(HT Photo)
Army, ITBP resume rescue op for 5 soldiers trapped in Himachal (HT Photo)(HT Photo)

Army, ITBP resume rescue op for 5 soldiers trapped in Himachal

Shimla | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2019 05:00 PM IST
Ten men escaped but the rest were trapped in the mound of snow. One of them, identified as havaldar Rakesh Kumar from Bilaspur, was rescued but he succumbed to his injuries in the civil hospital in Pooh.
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 20 (ANI): Operation underway to rescue 5 jawans trapped in snow after an avalanche hit them in Namgya region of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)
Kinnaur (Himachal Pradesh), Feb 20 (ANI): Operation underway to rescue 5 jawans trapped in snow after an avalanche hit them in Namgya region of Kinnaur district in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)(ANI)

Weather hampers operations to rescue soldiers in Himachal’s Kinnaur

Shimla, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2019 11:29 PM IST
The ITBP patrolling party had tried to alert army men fixing water pipes near Namgia Dogri post when they were hit by the avalanche.
The avalanche hit the Namgya region of Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on February 20.(ANI Photo/Twitter)
The avalanche hit the Namgya region of Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on February 20.(ANI Photo/Twitter)

Army jawan dead, 5 trapped after avalanche near India-China border in Himachal

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 21, 2019 12:51 AM IST
Rescue operation by Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and district police is underway.
Senior IPS officers of 1984 batch, Javeed Ahmed, Rajni Kant Misra and S S Deswal, are said to be among the top contenders for the coveted post.(PTI)
Senior IPS officers of 1984 batch, Javeed Ahmed, Rajni Kant Misra and S S Deswal, are said to be among the top contenders for the coveted post.(PTI)

Ignoring Congress objection, govt may soon announce new CBI director

Hindustan Times | By Rajesh Ahuja and Aurangzeb Naqshbandi
UPDATED ON FEB 02, 2019 11:31 AM IST
During the second meeting of the committee on Friday, the government is understood to have put forth a few names of officers who could be considered for appointment as the CBI director, they said.
In a bid to put together dog squads in almost all the 75 districts of the state, the UP Police has begun efforts to acquire 78 German Shepherd, Labrador and Doberman pups.(Image for representation)
In a bid to put together dog squads in almost all the 75 districts of the state, the UP Police has begun efforts to acquire 78 German Shepherd, Labrador and Doberman pups.(Image for representation)

UP Police begins hunt for special sleuths to sniff out danger, criminals

Hindustan Times, Prayagraj | By K Sandeep Kumar, Prayagraj
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2018 01:40 PM IST
The Uttar Pradesh police has begun a hunt with a special recruitment drive to hand-pick ‘super sleuths’ to aid its war against drugs, terror and criminals. Besides being disciplined, dedicated, agile and wise, these would-be cops also need to have the special ability to sniff out trouble and trouble-makers.
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