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  • Tension grips Bareilly after 'objectionable' post on a social networking site 22 hours 50 minutes ago

    Tension gripped old city area here when a group of persons indulged in stone pelting and arson demanding action against two youths for allegedly posting objectionable content on a social networking site, hurting religious sentiments. Two youths belonging to Meera ki Paith locality allegedly posted some objectionable content on a social...
  • Govt deploys 1,000 fresh BSF personnel to bolster anti-Naxal ops Yesterday

    The government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Chhattisgarh to bolster anti-Naxal operations in the state. The specially trained contingent of the paramilitary will be inducted to operate in Kanker district of the state, situated in the southern part of the state just...
  • Anti-Naxal operations: Government deploys 1,000 fresh ITBP personnel July 21, 2014

    In order to bolster anti-Naxal operations in Chhattisgarh, government has deployed a fresh contingent of about 1,000 Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel in the state. The specially trained contingent of the paramilitary will be initially inducted to operate in Rajnandgaon district of the state, which borders Madhya Pradesh. "The squad will...
  • Second quake in a week hits Pithoragarh, valleys on alert July 7, 2014

    An earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale, the second in a week's time, hit Darma valley of the district last evening prompting authorities to sound a general alert in the valley and the adjoining Johar valley, District Disaster Management authorities said. The earthquake occurred at 8.18 PM on Sunday with...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh for doubling police modernisation budget June 13, 2014

    New Delhi: In order to better equip police and paramilitary forces in the country, the Union Home Ministry has decided to seek doubling of the budgetary allocation for their modernisation. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday met officials to discuss issues "which need to be addressed on priority"...
  • Woman Naxal arrested by joint security forces, arms recovered May 27, 2014

    A woman Naxal was on Monday arrested following a prolonged exchange of fire between the security forces and the red-ultras in the insurgency-hit Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The encounter took place in the hilly area under the limits of Mohla police station along Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra border, a senior police official...
  • Afghanistan attack: Modi speaks to Karzai, MEA condemns May 23, 2014

    The Indian Consulate in Herat city of Afghanistan was attacked by gunmen on Friday. Four terrorists were killed as ITBP and Afghan soldiers defended the compound. PM-designate Narendra Modi spoke to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai who has assured Modi that all Indian missions will be protected. ...
  • Afghanistan: Modi speaks to envoy, condemns attack on Herat Consulate May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister-designate Narendra Modi spoke to Ambassador to Afghanistan Amar Sinha and condemned the attack on Indian Consulate on Friday. He said, "I condemn the attack on our consulate in Herat, Afghanistan.I am closely monitoring the situation in Afghanistan." Modi also spoke to Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai and thanked...
  • Four journalists injured in poll related violence in Rajasthan April 24, 2014

    Four photojournalists and a driver were injured and their vehicle was damaged in an attack by villagers, while they were going to cover a clash which broke out when a group of 150 people forcibly tried to enter a polling booth in Satha village in Dausa district of Rajasthan. ITBP force...
  • UP government announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims April 1, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh government on Monday announced a compensation of Rs five lakh each to seven women, who were raped during Muzaffarnagar riots. The state government has decided to give Rs five lakh each, to seven rape victims in Muzaffarnagar district, official sources said. The government has also decided to consider...
  • Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to begin on June 8 March 31, 2014

    The annual 'Kailash Mansarovra Yatra' will begin on June 8 after the medical examination of the travellers in Delhi, officials said on Monday. The journey will begin with the gathering of certified travellers. They will be examined at the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) base hospital in the national capital and move...
  • Gayatri Parivar to give Rs 2 lakh to families of security personnel killed during rescue operations March 22, 2014

    Haridwar-based spiritual organisation Gayatri Parivar will provide Rs 2 lakh each as financial assistance to the next of kin of 20 military and para-military personnel killed during the massive relief and rescue operations carried out after the catastrophic floods that hit Uttarakhand in 2013. Gayatri Parivar chief Pranav Pandya will hand...
  • 10-year-old girl molested by a jawan, angry relatives storm ITBP's camp February 27, 2014

    Angry relatives of a minor girl created a ruckus at the ITBP camp at Joshimath in Chamoli district, demanding action against a jawan who allegedly molested her. The victim's kin stormed the ITBP camp and shouted slogans against the force in protest against the incident on Tuesday, prompting authorities to order...
  • Paramilitary forces to use CCTVs, RFID tags to recruit jawans February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The recruitment procedure for jawans and other junior-rank officials in central paramilitary forces of the country is set for a change as the Union Home Ministry has decided to usher transparency in the process by using gadgets like CCTV cameras and RFID tags. The Ministry, which plans to recruit...
  • CJ Show: Wife of a martyred soldier fights for her rights January 26, 2014

    CJ Poonam Pathania is the wife of slain soldier Ajay Singh Pathania who was killed in Kabul embassy attack. After her husbands death, politicians had promised that her family will be taken care of, but till date none of those promises have been fulfilled. Today she has turned a CJ...
  • 22 children, who lost their homes in flash floods, leave for Delhi tour January 25, 2014

    Months after they experienced rains and flash floods that ravaged their homes and claimed several lives, twenty-two children from Uttarakhand are in Delhi as part of their first excursion outside their state. The initiative has been made by paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) which itself was in thick of action rendering...
  • Naxals trigger poll-eve blast in Chhattisgarh, two jawans hurt November 10, 2013

    Two  soldiers were injured in an IED blast triggered by Naxals in the Maoist-hit Rajnandgaon district of Chhattisgarh on the eve of the first phase of Assembly elections, police said. "The incident occurred this afternoon near Baldongri village under Aundhi police station, located around 125 km from Rajnandgaon district headquarters, when...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde to visit Uttarakhand today for inaugration of land projects October 7, 2013

    Union Home Minister Sushil kumar Shinde will travel to Uttarakhand on Monday to inaugurate a number of ambitious land projects of central paramilitary forces coming up in the state. Shinde will inaugurate two battalion location centres of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and Border Security Force (BSF) in Sitarganj in Udham Singh...
  • Paramilitary forces to launch recruitment drives, emphasis on minorities October 2, 2013

    Paramilitary forces are likely to launch special recruitment drives to fill up more than 70,000 vacancies in various ranks with special emphasise on holding the hiring rallies in minority-dominated areas. The seven paramilitary forces, CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB, CISF, NSG and Assam Rifles, have more than 70,000 vacancies of which around...
  • Security personnel, Naxals exchange fire, no casualties September 25, 2013

    Security forces and Naxals exchanged fire near Rajnandgaon on Wednesday but no casualties were reported from either side, police said. Acting on a tip-off, a joint team of district police and ITBP launched a search operation in the forests between Murargota and Gubiagarh areas when they were fired on by a...
  • 2 ITBP jawans 'on a pleasure trip' to red light area shot dead September 9, 2013

    Two ITBP jawans were shot dead in a red light area of Allahabad where they had allegedly picked up a fight with some touts, a police spokesman said on Monday. Anoop Singh and Lalmani Thakur, posted at the ITBP's 18th battalion on the outskirts of the city, were shot dead by...
  • UP's Dilip Trivedi to take over as new CRPF chief August 17, 2013

    Senior IPS officer Dilip Trivedi has been appointed as the new chief of the country's largest paramilitary force CRPF.  Trivedi, a 1978-batch officer of Uttar Pradesh cadre, is presently serving as the Special Director General of  the BSF at its headquarters in New Delhi. Trivedi has served in various positions in...
  • Over 6,000 feared killed in Uttarakhand floods: AK Antony August 6, 2013

    Over 6,000 people are feared to have been killed in the devastating floods, cloudbursts and landslides in Uttarakhand in June, government said on Tuesday. "The scale and magnitude of the extreme event was such that more than 580 persons are confirmed to have lost their lives. Besides, another 5,474 persons who...
  • Declare Uttarakhand catastrophe a national tragedy: Chouhan June 30, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday demanded that the Uttarakhand calamity be declared as a "national tragedy" and mooted drafting of a comprehensive national policy for disaster management. Describing the Uttarakhand catastrophe as a "fierce tragedy," Chouhan said as many as 5,035 pilgrims from the state...
  • India Positive: Story of unsung heroes of flood-hit Uttarakhand June 29, 2013

    People from all walks of life are coming ahead to help pilgrims at flood-hit Uttarakhand. Teams of the Army, the NDRF, the ITBP, the IAF are rescuing pilgrims from various across state. The flood-ravaged state has also witnessed massive infrastructure damage....
  • Uttarakhand: Rescue efforts reach last leg June 29, 2013

    Dehradun: Rescue operations in Uttarakhand have reached final stages and the government hopes to complete all evacuations by the end of Saturday. But the challenge remains evacuation of 2000 people who are still stranded in the upper reaches of the state. Many pilgrims in Badrinath are being rescued by a newly...
  • Uttarakhand: 3 IAF aircraft carry mortal remains of ITBP, NDRF personnel June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Three Indian Air Force aircraft on Friday carried the mortal remains of 15 - ITBP and NDRF personnel to their hometowns. IAF will fly C130J to carry the mortal remains of Wing Commander Darryl Castelino to Mumbai and Flight Lieutenant K Praveen to Madurai. Aircraft AN32 to carry mortal...
  • Kedarnath rescue operation complete, says ITBP June 28, 2013

    Indo-Tibetan Border Police rescue operation in Kedarnath Valley is complete. They are now evacuating and providing relief to locals who are badly affected. Rescue operations have resumed from Joshimath. ...
  • Uttarakhand chopper crash: Martyrs' families in mourning, but proud June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The families of the 20 brave men who died in the rescue chopper crash in Uttarakhand are waiting for their bodies to be sent home. As they mourn for their loved ones, what is common is the sense of pride they have as these heroes laid their lives...
  • Uttrakhand chopper crash: 20 martyrs to be honoured today June 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The 20 personnel from the Indian Air Force (IAF), the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) who died in a helicopter crash while on a rescue mission in Gaurikund were given a guard of honour on Friday in Dehradun. Senior defence police officials paid...