International Border Current Affairs - 2020

BRO: Daporijo Bridge across Subansiri river in Arunachal Pradesh inaugurated

On April 20, 2020, the Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Pema Khandu inaugurated a bridge across the Subansiri river. The bridge was constructed by the BRO (Border Roads Organization). Highlights The developmental work of the Daporijo bridge was undertaken by the BRO amidst lock down. The bridge is of great importance as its links roads Read More…

What is Sir Creek Issue between India and Pakistan?

Recently at the WION’s Global Summit held in Dubal, the Pakistan representative, Minister Kasturi recalled Sir Creeek Pact. The summit was organized under the theme Theme: Navigating and Negotiating Global Imperatives What is Sir Creek issue? The issue between India and Pakistan over Sir Creek is the interpretation of boundary between Sindh and Kutch. The Read More…

8th Foundation Day of Land Port Authority of India held in New Delhi

On March 2, 2020, the eighth foundation day of the Land Port Authority of India was celebrated. The event discussed various aspects of land ports such as cargo operations at Integrated Check Ports and other border infrastructure. Land Port Authority of India The Land Port Authority of India is responsible for managing border infrastructure. It 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…

Home Ministry releases Rs. 113 crore to six border states under Border Area Development Programme

Union Home Ministry has released more than Rs. 113 crore to six border states under Border Area Development Programme (BADP) as part of its plan to ameliorate the problems of people living in isolated locations. These six states are Assam, Nagaland, Sikkim, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand. Key Facts Till now, Home Ministry has released total Read More…