Border Security Force Current Affairs - 2019

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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…

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Operation Sudarshan: launched by BSF to fortify border with Pakistan

Border Security Force (BSF) has launched a massive exercise, code named as Sudarshan, to fortify Anti-Infiltration Grid along Pakistan border in Punjab and Jammu. The operation was launched on 1 July and is expected to be finished within a fortnight. Operation Sudarshan Name: The exercise has been named Sudarshan drawing from Sudarshan Chakra (or mythological Read More…

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India-Bangladesh border along Dhubri comes under BOLD-QIT Surveillance

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the BOLD-QIT Surveillance along Dhubri district in Assam on the India Bangladesh border. BOLD-QIT Surveillance BOLD-QIT stands for Border electronically dominated quick response team interception technique. BOLD-QIT Surveillance is part of the Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS). BOLD-QIT together with help the Border Security Force (BSF) in curbing all types of cross border crimes it Read More…

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Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019

Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) concluded a three-day Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 as a part of confidence-building measures between the two border guards. Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019 The exercise was named after Mainamati hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla Township in Bangladesh, which is home to an ancient Buddhist Read More…

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Senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra appointed Director General of BSF

Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has appointed senior IPS officer Rajni Kant Misra as Director General of Border Security Force (BSF). He has been tasked to head BSF for period up to his superannuation on August 31, 2019. He succeeds K K Sharma, who will retire at the end of this month. Misra is Read More…

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India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project inaugurated along Indo-Pak border

India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project was inaugurated along two 5-km each patches of India-Pakistan International Border Jammu and Kashmir. It was launched by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh from Border Security Force (BSF) Headquarters in Ploura, J&K. Smart fence pilot project The initiative has been taken up by BSF as part of comprehensive integrated Read More…

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52nd Raising Day of BSF observed

The Border Security Force (BSF), the biggest border guarding force in the world celebrated its 52nd Anniversary of Raising Day. Various cultural programmes were organised for BSF veterans and personnel during the Raising Day celebrations. Border Security Force (BSF) BSF is the sentinels of Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh. It came into existence on Read More…

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