Virat Kohli appointed as brand ambassador of BSF

Screenshot_2The Border Security Force has appointed Indian cricketer Virat Kohli as its brand ambassador. It is important to note that any central force in India has appointed its brand ambassador. BSF is the second largest paramilitary force of India that guards two crucial Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh.

Virat Kohli has been roped in for strengthen the appeal of 2.5 lakh personnel strong BSF.

About the Border Security Force (BSF)

Established on December 1, 1965, the Border Security Force (BSF) is a border patrol force of the Government of India. BSF come under the flank of the Paramilitary Forces of India (PMF) and its main role is to guard India’s international borders during peacetime as well as prevent transnational crime. The BSF is under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Besides ensuring the border security, BSF also has the responsibility of conducting the anti-Naxal operations in India as well as playing roles in upkeep of the internal security.

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Indian Navy and Royal Omani Navy conduct Exercise: “Naseem Al Bahr”

Screenshot_1Naseem Al Bahr– the 9th edition of biennial naval exercise between Indian Navy and Royal Omani Navy kicked off in Oman.

In Indian fleet participating in the drill were Indian Naval Ship(INS) Mysore (guided missile destroyer), INS Tarkash , INS Tabar (stealth frigates) and INS Aditya (fleet tanker).

On the side of Royal Omani Navy, ships participating were Royal Navy of Oman Vessels (RNOV) missile and gun vessels, RONV Al Muazzar, RONV Al Mussandam, RONV Al Naja and a Landing ship RNOV Temsah, along with Royal Air Force of Oman aircraft F-16, Hawks and Jaguars amongst others.

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