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  • Second quake in a week hits Pithoragarh, valleys on alert 07-07-2014 02:46 PM

    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...
  • Home Minister Rajnath Singh for doubling police modernisation budget 13-06-2014 08:01 PM

    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" vis-a-vis...
  • Woman Naxal arrested by joint security forces, arms recovered 27-05-2014 08:49 AM

    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...
  • Afghanistan attack: Modi speaks to Karzai, MEA condemns 23-05-2014 09:02 PM

    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 23-05-2014 01:00 PM

    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...
  • Four journalists injured in poll related violence in Rajasthan 24-04-2014 05:09 PM

    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...
  • UP government announces Rs 5 lakh compensation each to Muzaffarnagar rape victims 01-04-2014 08:12 AM

    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...
  • Kailash Mansarovar Yatra to begin on June 8 31-03-2014 10:24 AM

    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...
  • Gayatri Parivar to give Rs 2 lakh to families of security personnel killed during rescue operations 22-03-2014 09:56 PM

    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...
  • 10-year-old girl molested by a jawan, angry relatives storm ITBP's camp 27-02-2014 01:00 PM

    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...
  • Paramilitary forces to use CCTVs, RFID tags to recruit jawans 03-02-2014 04:31 PM

    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...
  • CJ Show: Wife of a martyred soldier fights for her rights 26-01-2014 09:29 PM

    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 25-01-2014 05:12 PM

    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 10-11-2013 08:21 PM

    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,...
  • Sushil Kumar Shinde to visit Uttarakhand today for inaugration of land projects 07-10-2013 11:18 AM

    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...
  • Paramilitary forces to launch recruitment drives, emphasis on minorities 02-10-2013 06:10 PM

    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...
  • Security personnel, Naxals exchange fire, no casualties 25-09-2013 11:24 PM

    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...
  • 2 ITBP jawans 'on a pleasure trip' to red light area shot dead 09-09-2013 01:36 PM

    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...
  • UP's Dilip Trivedi to take over as new CRPF chief 17-08-2013 10:22 AM

    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...
  • Over 6,000 feared killed in Uttarakhand floods: AK Antony 06-08-2013 02:19 PM

    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...
  • Declare Uttarakhand catastrophe a national tragedy: Chouhan 30-06-2013 09:27 PM

    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 29-06-2013 11:38 PM

    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 29-06-2013 07:44 AM

    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...
  • Uttarakhand: 3 IAF aircraft carry mortal remains of ITBP, NDRF personnel 28-06-2013 10:11 PM

    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...
  • Kedarnath rescue operation complete, says ITBP 28-06-2013 06:10 PM

    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 28-06-2013 12:54 PM

    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 28-06-2013 12:30 PM

    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...
  • Families of martyrs, who died during U'khad rescue work, in grief 27-06-2013 02:26 PM

    The whole border village of Bobiya in Jammu is in mourning after ITBP inspector Bhim Singh lost his life in the Mi-17 V5 helicopter crash near Gaurikund, while on a rescue mission. ...
  • News 360: Rescue efforts continue amid chopper tragedy, bad weather 26-06-2013 11:46 PM

    Undeterred by the chopper crash which took away 20 lives, the security forces continued their Herculean rescue operations in various parts of the flood-hit Uttarakhand on Wednesday. ...
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