Country's largest border guarding force BSF has made a strong pitch for a special 'border service' pay for its men stating the troops are deployed well ahead of the Army along international borders and they face the "first brunt" of an enemy attack.
Pakistan resorted to fresh ceasefire violation on Sunday morning at the RS Pura sector of the International Border (IB) here, hours after they had fired two to three mortar shells in Nowapind border outpost area yesterday night.
Jalandhar, Feb 13 (PTI) Border Security Force (BSF) today seized heroin weighing 580 gram, worth around Rs three crore in the international market, from near a border out post at the international border, a senior official said today.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will visit Manipur and Tripura on Saturday to review the law and order situation and assess the repatriation of tribal refugees, sheltered in Tripura for more than 17 years, an official said here on Wednesday.
The Border Security Force has sought mobile interceptors to effectively stop smuggling of drugs from across the border and is awaiting the Union Home Ministry's response, a top BSF official said on Sunday.
Inspector General of Border Security Force (BSF) for Kashmir PS Sandhu on Thursday briefed Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra about internal security prevailing in Kashmir Valley and along Line of Control (LoC).
Border Security Force on Friday said there were attempts by militants from across the border to infiltrate into Kashmir, but asserted that the force is alert and would not give any opportunity to the guerrillas to cross.