Border Security Force Current Affairs - 2020

Corona Virus: India closes 18 of 37 international borders

On March 14, 2020, Government of India ordered to suspend 18 of the 37 international borders from March 15, 2020. It includes borders across Nepal, Myanmar, Bhutan and Bangladesh. Highlights As Corona Virus outbreak has reached 93 in numbers, Government of India has ordered to close international borders in the country. India-Pakistan There are only Read More…

Women Power at Republic Day parade: Tania Shergil and CRPF bikers

The Republic Day parade held at Rajpath every year is one of the largest parades of the world. The parade marches from Rashtrapati Bhawan along Rajpath until India Gate. This year the parade has certain events to express the woman power in the defence sector. Women Power Tania Shergil In 2020 republic day parade, Tania Read More…

India erects “steel fence” across Pakistan, Bangladesh border

India will erect non-cut steel fence in the sensitive areas of Pakistan and Bangladesh borders. The plan is being executed after security agencies have detected Afghan fighters along India-Pakistan border. Highlights The first steel fence is to be erected across 7-km stretch in Assam’s Silchar, the border across Bangladesh.  After erection, the border is to Read More…

All CAPF personnel will now retire at a uniform age of 60 years: Govt

As per a recent order issued by Union Home Ministry, all Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) personnel will now retire at a uniform age of 60 years instead of 57 years for certain rank of officials. All these forces come under ambit of Union Home Ministry and are deployed across India to render a variety Read More…

IPS officer V. K. Johri appointed as New BSF Director General

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has appointed IPS officer VK Johri as new Director General (DG) of, Border Security Force (BSF), country’s largest border guarding force. About VK Johri He is a 1984-batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre. Currently he is serving as Read More…