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1 October, 2018 4:34 PM Huge Jump In Shelling, Firing By Pakistan In Jammu And Kashmir This Year

The first seven months of this year saw 52 deaths and 232 people getting injured by 1,435 ceasefire violations in Jammu and Kashmir, according to an RTI reply by the Home ministry. According to the data provided by the MHA in reply to an RTI application filed by activist Raman Sharma, till the end of July this year, 28 civilians, 12 armymen and 12 BSF personnel 44

13 September, 2018 1:28 PM Rajnath Singh to launch first smart fence project along Pakistan border next week

The technology is being implemented by the Border Security Force and senior officials of the paramilitary will present a demo of the activation and response mechanism of the 'smart fence' before the home minister during the visit. The country's first 'smart fence' pilot project, which entails deploying laser-activated fences and technology-enabled barriers 61

15 August, 2018 9:37 AM Independence Day: India-Pak Security Forces Exchange Sweets At Border

Indian and Pakistani border guards had skipped exchanging sweets in recent times due to border tensions. Border Security Forces and Pakistani Rangers exchanged sweets at Wagah-Attari border to mark India's 72nd Independence Day. A wave of happiness and patriotism has run across the country as people can be seen hoisting the Indian flag and playing the National 60

30 July, 2018 5:28 PM From 2015 To 2018, Ceasefire Violations Increased Six-Fold: Government

The ceasefire violations (CFVs) along the Line of Control have increased six fold from 2015 to 2018, the government informed the Rajya Sabha today. Replying to a question in the Upper House, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Subhash Bhamre said there were 152 cases of CFVs in 2015. It increased to 228 in 2016, 860 in 2017 and 2018 (until July 23) in 942, Mr Bhamre 58

29 July, 2018 2:59 PM ITBP finds explosive in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon, destroys it in controlled blast

ITBP found an Explosive device in Rajnandgaon district on Manpur-Baseli road which was later destroyed in a controlled blast. A 20 kg Improvise Explosive Device (IED) was unearthed by the 27th Battalion Indo-Tibet Border Police (ITBP) on Sunday. The explosive device was reportedly found on Manpur-Baseli road in Rajnandgaon District, Chhattisgarh 52

25 July, 2018 7:50 PM Over Citizen Register, Centre Rushes 22,000 Security Personnel To Assam

The Centre has sent over 22,000 central paramilitary troops in order to beef up security in Assam and adjoining states in view of the publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC). The Union Home Ministry has directed these units to be deployed immediately in the vulnerable areas of the state, officials said. "A total of 220 companies 52

25 July, 2018 1:09 PM Security Forces Killed 581 Terrorists Since 2015, Says Centre

Security forces have killed 581 terrorists since 2015 while 69 personnel died in ceasefire violations, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre told the Lok Sabha today. In 2015, 108 terrorists were killed by security forces followed by 150 in 2016, 213 in 2017 and 110 in 2018 (up to July 22), Mr Bhamre said in a written response to a question in the Lower 83

11 July, 2018 11:05 AM BSF Chopper Carrying CRPF Officials Makes Emergency Landing In Aurangabad

A BSF chopper carrying top CRPF officials deployed in anti-Naxal operations made an emergency landing in Aurangabad district of Bihar today after developing a technical problem and all on board were safe, officials said. The military camouflage painted Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) 'Dhruv' landed safely at about 11:55 PM at a an open field in Uphara 48

3 July, 2018 9:52 AM Amarnath Yatra: 3 Pilgrims Die During Journey

The bodies of the deceased pilgrims have been kept at the Baltal base camp hospital for further legal proceedings said a police official. Three pilgrims, including two from Andhra Pradesh, died today en route to the holy cave shrine of Amarnath in south Kashmir Himalayas due to various causes, taking the number of dead in this year's yatra to six. Thota 47

29 June, 2018 4:42 PM BSF Officer On Amarnath Yatra Duty Dies After Complaining Of Chest Pain

A BSF officer, posted on Amarnath yatra duty along the traditional Pahalgam route, died last night after complaining of chest pain, police said today. Assistant Sub Inspector Hardayal Singh of BSF's 182nd battalion, posted on yatra duty at Betaab Valley in Pahalgam, complained of chest pain around 11 pm yesterday and was taken to the local sub district 35