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The aim of the terrorists is to reach Pathankot-Jammu-Srinagar National Highway by 2 or 3 am so they are picked by OGWs on Indian side and transported to safe places.(PTI)

After Balakot strike, Pakistani bids to infiltrate via the Jammu border up: BSF

By Neeraj Chauhan, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 06:57 AM IST
Since Pakistan terms Jammu IB as ‘working boundary’, it attempts to change status quo of the IB.
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A portion of the hume pipe found underneath the fencing on the Indo-Bangla border in Assam’s Karimganj district.(Photo: BSF)
A portion of the hume pipe found underneath the fencing on the Indo-Bangla border in Assam’s Karimganj district.(Photo: BSF)

Assam: Underground passage on Indo-Bangla border sparks fears of infiltration, smuggling

By Utpal Parashar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 04:08 PM IST
On December 28, police received a complaint that two persons from Karimganj had been abducted and taken to Bangladesh. During the investigation, police detected the underground passage
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The villagers have been protesting against the camps since last week. (HT Photo)
The villagers have been protesting against the camps since last week. (HT Photo)

50 panchayat body representatives resign over 2 BSF camps in Chhattisgarh

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 11:27 AM IST
Thousands of people from about 103 villages started a protest in Pakhanjore in Kanker, demanding that the BSF camps be moved out.
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A security personnel at BOP Narabet near India-Pakistan international border in Gujarat.(Siddharaj Solanki/ Hindustan Times File Photo)
A security personnel at BOP Narabet near India-Pakistan international border in Gujarat.(Siddharaj Solanki/ Hindustan Times File Photo)

Pakistan explored Rajasthan, Gujarat borders extensively in 2020 for infiltration: Report

By Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2020 07:43 PM IST
According to the Border Security Force (BSF), attempts were made by Pakistan from Gujarat and Rajasthan borders as well to infiltrate terrorists into the Indian side.
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Tribals protesting against the opening of two BSF camps in Koliabeda area of ​​Kanker district. (HT Photo)
Tribals protesting against the opening of two BSF camps in Koliabeda area of ​​Kanker district. (HT Photo)

Tribals in Chhattisgarh want removal of BSF camps, say land belongs to deity

By Ritesh Mishra | Hindustan Times, Raipur
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 07:09 PM IST
They have submitted a memorandum to the Governor and local administration, demanding removal of the camps.
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa.(Agencies)
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa.(Agencies)

200-metre tunnel used by Jaish terrorists to sneak into India nails Pak role

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 07:21 PM IST
The tunnel, according to top security officials, had been newly dug and appeared to have been used for the first time by the four Jaish suicide attackers.
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While in 2018, the BSF’s south Bengal Frontier had seized 22 such consignments, in 2019 the number went down to 13. This year, however, despite the pandemic and the lockdown when infiltration had dropped, the BSF has seized at least 25 consignments till October. (HT Photo)
While in 2018, the BSF’s south Bengal Frontier had seized 22 such consignments, in 2019 the number went down to 13. This year, however, despite the pandemic and the lockdown when infiltration had dropped, the BSF has seized at least 25 consignments till October. (HT Photo)

India-Bangladesh border sees spike in wildlife smuggling, says BSF

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 09:30 PM IST
Senior officials of the BSF said that this year till date around 14 gecko lizards, 31 cockatoos, 77 parrots and 95 pigeons have been seized. In 2019 only around 64 pigeons and 46 parrots were seized.
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The Bangladeshis said they were going to Bengaluru to work as labourers.(PTI)
The Bangladeshis said they were going to Bengaluru to work as labourers.(PTI)

Five Bangladeshis and 12 Indians apprehended by BSF for illegally crossing border

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh | Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON OCT 31, 2020 12:31 PM IST
The Indians were returning from Bangladesh after meeting their relatives and the Bangladeshis were going to Bengaluru to work as labourers.
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Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

BSF conducts second round of constable recruitment in J-K, Ladakh

By Asian News International| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari | Srinagar
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 04:07 PM IST
It stated a total of 1,356 vacancies have been created since November 2019 to provide employment to the youth of 22 districts of newly created Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.
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BGB Director General (DG) major general Md Shafeenul Islam and BSF DG Rakesh Asthana the 50th border coordination conference.(BSF PRO)
BGB Director General (DG) major general Md Shafeenul Islam and BSF DG Rakesh Asthana the 50th border coordination conference.(BSF PRO)

BSF and BGB to work together to reduce number of border killings

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 07:57 PM IST
BSF also stated that the “death or apprehension of criminals on the border are irrespective of nationalities.”
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BSF constable tradesmen final results 2020.(HT file)
BSF constable tradesmen final results 2020.(HT file)

BSF constable final results 2020 declared at bsf.nic.in, here’s direct link to check

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 08:05 PM IST
Candidates who have appeared in the recruitment exam can check their results online at bsf.nic.in.
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BSF jawans patrol along India-Bangladesh border on the eve of Independence Day, in Siliguri.(PTI)
BSF jawans patrol along India-Bangladesh border on the eve of Independence Day, in Siliguri.(PTI)

50th BSF-BGB high-level talks begin in Dhaka today

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 08:07 AM IST
This is the 50th such meeting between the director-general of the border forces of both nations. The discussions will deal with issues like cross-border trafficking of drugs and individuals, trans-border crimes, activities of Indian insurgent groups in Bangladesh and smuggling of fake currency notes.
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Kashmiri students leave for Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border on Thursday.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)
Kashmiri students leave for Pakistan via the Attari-Wagah border on Thursday.(Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)

Session set to start, Kashmiris studying in Pak leave India via Attari

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2020 04:48 PM IST
According to a Pakistan foreign ministry letter, the Indians, most of them Kashmiri students, were allowed to travel on September 10, but with a deadline of 5 pm, said an official at the Attari check post
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BSF troopers shot dead two smugglers who were trying to infiltrate into Srigaganagar from Pakistan.(Representive image/HT PHOTO)
BSF troopers shot dead two smugglers who were trying to infiltrate into Srigaganagar from Pakistan.(Representive image/HT PHOTO)

BSF shoots dead 2 smugglers in Rajasthan’s Sriganganagar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Bikaner
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2020 12:11 PM IST
BSF troopers seized arms and ammunition, drugs and Pakistani currency from the slain intruders who tried to cross the border fence.
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Appreciating the measures adopted by the troops while maintaining domination, BSF DG Rakesh Asthana emphasised on meeting the security challenges more effectively. (HT Photo)
Appreciating the measures adopted by the troops while maintaining domination, BSF DG Rakesh Asthana emphasised on meeting the security challenges more effectively. (HT Photo)

‘Pakistan, China planning against us’: BSF chief to jawans on visit to LoC

By Ravi Krishnan Khajuria | Hindustan Times, Jammu
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Though the Army has the operational command of the 744-km long LoC, the BSF has also been deployed to assist the former.
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According to official government data, state police forces had 1,470 sniffer dogs and 790 tracker dogs and the central armed police forces (or paramilitary forces) 1,702 sniffer dogs and 407 tracker dogs in 2019.(PTI)
According to official government data, state police forces had 1,470 sniffer dogs and 790 tracker dogs and the central armed police forces (or paramilitary forces) 1,702 sniffer dogs and 407 tracker dogs in 2019.(PTI)

Forces told to begin large-scale breeding of K9s to meet demand

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 02:43 AM IST
The ministry of home affairs (MHA) recently issued guidelines asking the Border Security Force (BSF), Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) to undertake large-scale breeding of Police Service K9s, or PSKs, not only to meet their own requirements but also for other central/state police forces.
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Police personnel and residents near the Indian stretch of the bridge on the Kartarpur Corridor near Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab in November 2019. India built its 100-metre stretch before the inauguration of the corridor last year, while Pakistan expressed its inability to build the 320-metre portion in the stipulated time but promised to complete the construction in due course.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)
Police personnel and residents near the Indian stretch of the bridge on the Kartarpur Corridor near Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district in Punjab in November 2019. India built its 100-metre stretch before the inauguration of the corridor last year, while Pakistan expressed its inability to build the 320-metre portion in the stipulated time but promised to complete the construction in due course.(Sameer Sehgal/HT file photo)

Pakistani team to meet Indian authorities at Dera Baba Nanak for building bridge in Kartarpur Corridor

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 27, 2020 06:30 AM IST
The engineers will discuss the construction of a bridge on a low-lying stretch near the border on the Pakistan side besides surveying the bridge constructed on the Indian side
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Under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management plan, all 1,923 border outposts manned by BSF on Pakistan and Bangladesh border will be equipped with sensors and CCTVs.
Under the Comprehensive Integrated Border Management plan, all 1,923 border outposts manned by BSF on Pakistan and Bangladesh border will be equipped with sensors and CCTVs.

BSF to undergo tech upgradation, to get 436 drones and new anti-drone systems

By Shishir Gupta | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2020 02:39 PM IST
In the past one year, Pakistani deep state is using Chinese commercial drones to transport assault rifles, pistols and grenades to the Khalistani terrorists in Punjab as well as jihadis in Jammu and Kashmir.
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The BSF personnel from 103rd battalion have also recovered an AK-series rifle and a pistol from the site where these intruders were killed(HT Photo)
The BSF personnel from 103rd battalion have also recovered an AK-series rifle and a pistol from the site where these intruders were killed(HT Photo)

BSF shoots down 5 intruders at Indo-Pak border: How it all happened

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2020 01:01 PM IST
BSF personnel from the 103rd battalion also recovered an AK-series rifle and a pistol from the site where these intruders were killed near Dall village, officials said.
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In 2012, though Bangladesh had imposed a ban on the export of Hilsa to India, the prohibition was lifted last year.(REUTERS)
In 2012, though Bangladesh had imposed a ban on the export of Hilsa to India, the prohibition was lifted last year.(REUTERS)

BSF seizes more than 100kg of Hilsa fish from Indo-Bangla border in south Bengal

By Joydeep Thakur | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON AUG 06, 2020 04:21 PM IST
The seizure comes at a time, when millions of Bengalis are facing an acute shortage of their favourite fish. Hilsa is often tagged as the Queen of Fish and the Bangladeshi variant is considered to be tastier than their Indian counterparts.
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On Monday night, at around 11:50 pm, Sutradhar fired two rounds in the air from his service rifle.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))
On Monday night, at around 11:50 pm, Sutradhar fired two rounds in the air from his service rifle.(Getty Images/iStockphoto (Representative Image))

Two BSF personnel shot dead by colleague in north Bengal

By Pramod Giri | Hindustan Times, Siliguri
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 03:18 PM IST
The three BSF personnel were on duty along the Indo-Bangladesh border under Raiganj police station in North Dinajpur district at night on Monday.
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The state government had started RAD tests from last week.(ANI)
The state government had started RAD tests from last week.(ANI)

Tripura records fresh spike of 223 Covid-19 positive cases in a day

By Priyanka Deb Barmàn | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 11:34 AM IST
Among the 223 new Covid-19 patients, 101 are the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel.
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BSF’s probe has revealed that the stranded people belong to Bangladesh’s Comilla district.(PTI file photo)
BSF’s probe has revealed that the stranded people belong to Bangladesh’s Comilla district.(PTI file photo)

12 Bangladeshi nationals, including 7 children, stranded on Indo-Bangla border for six days

By Priyanka Deb Barman | Hindustan Times, Agartala
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 12:13 PM IST
The 12 Bangladeshis have been identified as Kulsum Bibi (60), Barsida Begam (35), Rajita Begam (30), Mohinuddin (22), Sajana Begam (21), Shakil Miah (14), Ravena Khatun (12), Sakib (11), Raja Hossain (9), Rashmi Akhtar (4), Alia Khatun (3). and Rajaul Hossain (2).
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So far, 817 Border Security Force personnel have been cured and discharged from medical camps.(PTI PHOTO.)
So far, 817 Border Security Force personnel have been cured and discharged from medical camps.(PTI PHOTO.)

36 more BSF personnel test positive for Covid-19, force’s count climbs to 1,348

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2020 03:36 PM IST
The force now has 1,348 coronavirus cases and out of these 526 personnel are under treatment.
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As per latest data, out of the total 1,018 coronavirus cases in the BSF, 659 personnel have recovered and 354 are under treatment.(HT File Photo)
As per latest data, out of the total 1,018 coronavirus cases in the BSF, 659 personnel have recovered and 354 are under treatment.(HT File Photo)

BSF reports 53 new Covid-19 cases; tally crosses 1,000-mark

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jasra Afreen | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 30, 2020 08:50 PM IST
There have been five deaths from the disease in the force, including the death of a personnel who was killed in a road accident whose Covid-19 positive report came later.
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BSF officials said that smugglers are resorting to new modus operandi to smuggle contrabands and other items. Patrolling teams have seized at least three consignments in which contrabands were hidden inside cattle carcass.(PTI PHOTO.)
BSF officials said that smugglers are resorting to new modus operandi to smuggle contrabands and other items. Patrolling teams have seized at least three consignments in which contrabands were hidden inside cattle carcass.(PTI PHOTO.)

Post lockdown, infiltration dips but smuggling continues across porus Indo-Bangla border

By Joydeep Thakur | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 08:24 PM IST
The Indo-Bangladesh border in West Bengal is the longest international border in any state across the country. Out of the 4096.7 km long Indo-Bangla border, West Bengal alone shares 2,216 km with the neighbouring country.
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BSF officials said that they are in touch with officials of the state forest department and the birds would be handed over to officials from Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.
BSF officials said that they are in touch with officials of the state forest department and the birds would be handed over to officials from Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.

Endangered helmeted curassow birds seized at Indo-Bangla border in south Bengal

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON JUN 09, 2020 07:35 PM IST
According to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, helmeted curassows are endangered species and are found in the forests of Columbia and Venezuela.
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On Monday, Assam’s tally was 1,486, which included 1,337 patients, who have returned to the state since May 4.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
On Monday, Assam’s tally was 1,486, which included 1,337 patients, who have returned to the state since May 4.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

North-East states report a sharp rise in coronavirus cases

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 11:03 AM IST
The other six smaller states have also recorded a significant increase in the cases over the last few days and officials have called easing of interstate movement since last month the prime factor for the jump.
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Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb addresses a press meet in Agartala on Monday,.(PTI)
Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb addresses a press meet in Agartala on Monday,.(PTI)

Tripura CM says Covid-19 spread among BSF for violating social distancing and quarantine norms

By Priyanka Deb Barman| Edited by Sabir Hussain | Hindustan Times, Agartala
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:22 PM IST
Out of the 319 Covid-19 cases in Tripura till Monday, 166 were found among BSF personnel and their families in the 138th and 86th battalions in the state.
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Contributions to the fund can be made through the BKV mobile app or through its official website www.bharatkeveer.gov.in.(ANI)
Contributions to the fund can be made through the BKV mobile app or through its official website www.bharatkeveer.gov.in.(ANI)

Rs 15 lakh from ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ fund to kin of CAPF coronavirus casualty

By Press Trust of India | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2020 06:34 PM IST
The Union home ministry, under whose command the paramilitary forces function, launched the ‘Bharat Ke Veer’ (BKV) fund in April 2017.
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