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The BSF and BGB, who share cordial relations, exchanged greetings and good wishes at Pertrapole Integrated Check Post (ICP) and other Border Outposts. (ANI Photo)

India-Bangladesh border force mark Eid-al-Adha by exchanging sweets

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Ayshee Bhaduri | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 21, 2021 04:34 PM IST
  • Sweets and greetings are also exchanged by the two sides during festivals like Diwali, Eid, Republic Day, Independence Day, BSF Raising Day on December 1 and Pakistan's Independence Day on August 14.
Akshay Kumar was impressed by the library that the BSF set up at a remote area in Bandipora.
Akshay Kumar was impressed by the library that the BSF set up at a remote area in Bandipora.

'Akshay Kumar was so impressed', say BSF officials a day after actor's visit

UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2021 02:49 PM IST
Akshay Kumar Thursday spent a "memorable day" with the BSF jawans in Bandipora and donated 1 crore for the construction of a school there.
Akshay Kumar in Jammu and Kashmir.
Akshay Kumar in Jammu and Kashmir.

Akshay spends time with BSF in Kashmir: 'My heart is filled with respect'

PUBLISHED ON JUN 17, 2021 05:14 PM IST
  • Akshay Kumar visited Jammu and Kashmir and spent time with the Border Security Force (BSF). See pics here.
BSF jawans continue their vigil along the Indo-Pakistan International Border in Amritsar.(HT archive)
BSF jawans continue their vigil along the Indo-Pakistan International Border in Amritsar.(HT archive)

News updates from HT: BSF guns down intruder from Pakistan along J&K border

By hindustantimes.com, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2021 01:06 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
This is the second tunnel to be discovered in 10 days by the force that last year went on a campaign mode to detect and destroy a web of tunnels believed to have been built by Pakistan’s deep state, a senior BSF official said on Saturday.(PTI Photo)
This is the second tunnel to be discovered in 10 days by the force that last year went on a campaign mode to detect and destroy a web of tunnels believed to have been built by Pakistan’s deep state, a senior BSF official said on Saturday.(PTI Photo)

BSF unearths tunnel used by Pak to send in terrorists to India

PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 06:23 AM IST
The 39-metre-deep tunnel was detected between Border Post number 14 and 15 near BSF’s outpost at Pansar, Kathua district. On the other side of the fence are Pakistani border outposts of Abhiyal Dogra and Kingre-de-Kothe in Shakargarh district.
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on patrol along the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura .(PTI FILE PHOTO)
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel on patrol along the Indo-Bangla international border in Tripura .(PTI FILE PHOTO)

131 infiltrators detained in Tripura in 2020, says BSF

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 10:36 PM IST
Some of those arrested were involved in smuggling contraband items while some infiltrators had strayed across the border.
The training process of the dogs will take at least a year.(Twitter/@ANI)
The training process of the dogs will take at least a year.(Twitter/@ANI)

2 Indian dog breeds to be trained by BSF in Shillong for border patrolling

Shillong, Meghalaya | By Asian News International | Posted by: Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 05:22 PM IST
Two Indian dogs breed, Rajapalaya and Mudhol, are being trained for use on a trial basis at present.
Indian army’s first order of the year has been placed with a domestic shipyard as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign. In picture - Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh region.(Reuters File Photo)
Indian army’s first order of the year has been placed with a domestic shipyard as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat campaign. In picture - Pangong Tso lake in Ladakh region.(Reuters File Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Army orders fast patrol boats for surveillance of Pangong lake and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 08:47 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis, and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
The ultimate objective of all these new initiatives is to provide ease of living for the Government servants even after they have superannuated and become pensioners or family pensioners or elder citizens.(PTI)
The ultimate objective of all these new initiatives is to provide ease of living for the Government servants even after they have superannuated and become pensioners or family pensioners or elder citizens.(PTI)

Serving employees to get disability compensation: All you need to know

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 06:36 PM IST
Expressing his satisfaction on today’s order, Jitendra Singh said, the Modi government is making all efforts to simplify the rules and to do away with discriminatory clauses.
“There are 29,249 female police in paramilitary forces which have 9,82,391 total personnel and officers,” the BPR-D report said.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT file photo)
“There are 29,249 female police in paramilitary forces which have 9,82,391 total personnel and officers,” the BPR-D report said.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT file photo)

16% rise in female cops, but share remains 2.98% in CAPFs: Report

New Delhi | By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 05:53 AM IST
“The BPR- D has been publishing the DoPO annually, since the year 1986. DoPO as on January 1, 2019, was released by the Union home minister Amit Shah, on January 29, 2020. This is for the first time in the history of BPR and D that DoPO for a particular year has been released during the year itself. Much effort has gone into verifying the data,” an official release stated.
Representational image. (HT file)
Representational image. (HT file)

‘5.31 lakh posts in state police forces, 1.27 lakh in CAPFs lying vacant’

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 07:04 PM IST
Releasing different aspects of policing in the country as on January 1, 2020, the BPR&D also said a total of 1,19,069 police personnel were recruited in 2019 in various police forces across India.
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

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
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.
(Representative Image/HT File)
(Representative Image/HT File)

Retired BSF personnel dupes 10 of Rs 34.5 lakh on the pretext of army recruitment in Ludhiana

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 11:09 PM IST
In 2018, the families approached SSP rural, and demanded action against the accused; after a two- year- long inquiry, the police registered a case against the accused trio
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

Hindustan Times, Raipur | By Ritesh Mishra
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.
A Pakistani fisherman has been apprehended with his boat after he intruded into the Indian territory off the Gujarat coast.(Representational)
A Pakistani fisherman has been apprehended with his boat after he intruded into the Indian territory off the Gujarat coast.(Representational)

Pak fisherman apprehended off Gujarat coast: BSF

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2020 12:51 PM IST
The intruder was held in the Sir Creek area on Saturday evening during a patrolling by the personnel of the Gujarat Frontier of the BSF, it said.
BSF jawans continue their vigil along the Indo-Pakistan International Border in Amritsar.(HT archive)
BSF jawans continue their vigil along the Indo-Pakistan International Border in Amritsar.(HT archive)

Two Pakistani intruders shot dead at international border near Amritsar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON DEC 17, 2020 11:56 AM IST
The incident took place at 2.18am when the troops of the 71 battalion noticed some suspicious movement across the barbed wire fence and between the zero line at the border, said BSF officials
TMC logo.(ANI)
TMC logo.(ANI)

TMC leaders arrested in Bengal’s Murshidabad for assaulting BSF jawan

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 04:45 PM IST
The injured jawan, Biswajit Sahani, 32, is attached to 169th Battalion.
The race culminated at Anupgarh in less than 11 hours.(ANI)
The race culminated at Anupgarh in less than 11 hours.(ANI)

BSF jawans run 180 km in less than 11 hours to honour 1971 war veterans

Bikaner, Rajasthan | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 09:41 AM IST
Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiran Rijiju lauded the BSF personnel who participated in the race.
Pawar, while he was the Union agriculture minister in the UPA dispensation, wrote to various chief ministers of states seeking amendment to the APMC Act, facilitating the entry of private sector.(HT Photo)
Pawar, while he was the Union agriculture minister in the UPA dispensation, wrote to various chief ministers of states seeking amendment to the APMC Act, facilitating the entry of private sector.(HT Photo)

News updates from Hindustan Times: Sharad Pawar sought amendment to farm law for benefit of farmers, says Sanjay Raut and all the latest news

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
PUBLISHED ON DEC 13, 2020 12:48 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
TMC leader Sarkar said the jawan’s family supported the TMC and the party will bear the cost of his treatment.(AP photo)
TMC leader Sarkar said the jawan’s family supported the TMC and the party will bear the cost of his treatment.(AP photo)

TMC workers attack BSF jawan in Bengal, call him ‘insane’

Hindustan Times, Berhampore | By Sreyasi Pal | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 11:07 AM IST
TMC workers allegedly thrashed Sahani when he was returning home on Friday, riding his motorcycle.
“Drone movement was noticed at the international border in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir last night. The drone went back after the alert troops fired at it,” said BSF.(ANI Photo)
“Drone movement was noticed at the international border in RS Pura sector of Jammu and Kashmir last night. The drone went back after the alert troops fired at it,” said BSF.(ANI Photo)

Drone movement spotted at international border in J-K’s RS Pura sector

By Asian News International| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 10:37 AM IST
Last month, the drone movement was noticed in the Mendhar sector along the Line of Control (LoC). Besides, two drones were spotted from the direction of Pakistan and crossed International Border in the Samba sector in the month of September.
In the third week of November, security forces recovered mobile phones from the possession of terrorists killed by them which helped the forces to unearth a tunnel.(ANI)
In the third week of November, security forces recovered mobile phones from the possession of terrorists killed by them which helped the forces to unearth a tunnel.(ANI)

‘Indian security forces went 200 meters inside Pakistan to unearth tunnel used by terrorists to infiltrate’: Govt official

New Delhi | By Asian News International | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 05:23 PM IST
A 150-metre long underground tunnel suspected to be used by terrorists for infiltration was detected near International Border in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba sector on November 22.
SI Paotinsat Guite of 59 Battalion of the BSF.(Sourced)
SI Paotinsat Guite of 59 Battalion of the BSF.(Sourced)

BSF officer killed in Pakistan firing along LoC in Rajouri

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT correspondent | Edited by Smriti Sinha
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 03:23 PM IST
Indian troops retaliated effectively, said the officials
BSF officer killed in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in J-K’s Poonch(ANI/ Representative photo)
BSF officer killed in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in J-K’s Poonch(ANI/ Representative photo)

BSF officer killed in firing by Pakistani troops along LoC in J-K’s Poonch

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 02:03 PM IST
The firing from across the border in Tarkundi area of Mendhar sector was “unprovoked”, officials said.
BSF DG Rakesh Asthana speaks at an event was organised at BSF Chhawla camp on BSF raising day.(ANI)
BSF DG Rakesh Asthana speaks at an event was organised at BSF Chhawla camp on BSF raising day.(ANI)

BSF raising day: Will protect country from infiltration attempts of Pakistan, says DG Rakesh Asthana

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 02:08 PM IST
The BSF which is termed as the First Line of Defence of Indian Territories, was raised on December 1, 1965 in accordance with an Act of the Indian Parliament soon after the India-Pakistan War of 1965.
“BSF has distinguished itself as a valorous force, unwavering in their commitment to protect the nation and assist citizens during natural calamities,” Modi tweeted.(PTI file photo)
“BSF has distinguished itself as a valorous force, unwavering in their commitment to protect the nation and assist citizens during natural calamities,” Modi tweeted.(PTI file photo)

PM Modi greets Border Security Force on its raising day

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2020 10:10 AM IST
BSF personnel have also been deployed in the past to deal with internal challenges, including in counter-terrorism operations in Kashmir. 
In this file photo from September, General MM Naravane, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) undertaking a firsthand assessment of the situation along the Line of Control.(PTI)
In this file photo from September, General MM Naravane, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) undertaking a firsthand assessment of the situation along the Line of Control.(PTI)

Terrorists making ‘desperate attempts’ to infiltrate into J-K: Army chief

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 09:13 PM IST
Army chief Naravane’s comments came at a time when Jammu and Kashmir is conducting its first polls after the abrogation of Article 370.
BSF and BGB have decided a joint pre-emptive crackdown on border crimes identified by the two sides during their meeting.(PTI Photo)
BSF and BGB have decided a joint pre-emptive crackdown on border crimes identified by the two sides during their meeting.(PTI Photo)

BSF and Bangladesh border guards agree to resolve pending issues, strengthen ties

Hindustan Times, Agartala | By Priyanka Deb Barman
UPDATED ON NOV 28, 2020 08:05 AM IST
BSF IG Sushanta Kumar Nath said various ideas were discussed with the BSF during the two day conference.
BSF personnel patrolling near the border in Samba on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)
BSF personnel patrolling near the border in Samba on Tuesday.(ANI Photo)

BSF hands over intruder’s body to Pak Rangers after establishing identify

Hindustan Times, Jammu | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 10:23 PM IST
During the flag meeting, BSF troops asked Pak Rangers to identify the killed Pak national and to provide documents in support.
BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020.(File photo)
BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020.(File photo)

BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020 declared at bsf.gov.in, check here

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON NOV 24, 2020 05:38 PM IST
BSF Constable recruitment exam result 2020: Candidates who have appeared in the BSF recruitment exam can check their results online at bsf.nic.in or bsf.gov.in or jmu.bsf.gov.in.
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