Take strongest possible action against Pak troops involved in BSF man’s killing: Rajnath to BSF

Take strongest possible action against Pak troops involved in BSF man’s killing: Rajnath to BSF

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh has told the Border Security Force (BSF) to take strongest possible action against the Pakistani troops, who slit a BSF man’s throat along the International Border near Jammu, officials said Thursday. This was conveyed to the top brass of the border guarding force which is deployed along the highly […]

High alert sounded along border after BSF soldier’s killing

High alert sounded along border after BSF soldier’s killing

Jammu/New Delhi: A BSF soldier’s throat was slit and his body bore multiple bullet injuries after the missing trooper was found killed by Pakistani troops in the Jammu region along the International Border, officials said Wednesday, The officials said a “high alert” has been issued to all formations along the 192-km long International Border (IB) […]

Two BSF personnel among three dead in highway accident

Two BSF personnel among three dead in highway accident

Banihal: Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were among three killed Wednesday when a truck carrying them plunged into a gorge along the Jammu-Srinagar highway, police said. The private truck, hired by the BSF, was part of a convoy carrying personnel to Kashmir reportedly for deployment in connection with the upcoming municipal and panchayat polls, […]

GOC 14 Corps, DG BSF brief Governor on security situation

GOC 14 Corps, DG BSF brief Governor on security situation

Srinagar: Lt Gen YK Joshi, GOC 14 Corps, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan on Tuesday. The Lt Gen briefed the Governor regarding the situation along the LoC and LAC, which fall within the Area of Responsibility of 14 Corps. The Governor held detailed discussion with the Lt Gen regarding issues related […]

BSF soldier found dead on Jammu border

BSF soldier found dead on Jammu border

Jammu/New Delhi: A BSF soldier, who went missing from a forward area along the Indo-Pak international border in Jammu early Tuesday, was found dead, officials said. They said the head constable rank soldier is suspected to have been hit by a fatal sniper shot from across the border when troops were clearing the tall ‘sarkanda’ […]

BSF to cover 2,000 km border with hi-tech surveillance system

BSF to cover 2,000 km border with hi-tech surveillance system

Indore: The Border Security Force (BSF) is planning to install a hi-tech surveillance system covering a total length of about 2,000 km along Pakistan and Bangladesh borders, a top official said here Saturday. The pilot project of this system is being implemented in Jammu sector, BSF Director General K K Sharma told reporters. “We have […]

Over 20,000 forces to be deployed for Panchayat polls

Over 20,000 forces to be deployed for Panchayat polls

New Delhi: Over 20,000 personnel of paramilitary forces such as CRPF and BSF will be deployed in Kashmir Valley for “pre-election duties” ahead of panchayat polls in J&K, officials said Monday. They said a total of 202 companies that were given the task of conducting the recently-concluded Amarnath pilgrimage in the state will now be […]

After 25 years, forces vacate SKIMS building

After 25 years, forces vacate SKIMS building

SRINAGAR: Government forces on Friday started vacating the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura premises where they had set up a bunker in a building 25 years ago. The huge bunker was located outside the hospital’s medical emergency department. The forces had established it in the 1990s, and since then it remained under their […]

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