Govt to recruit women officers in ITBP for first time

In a maiden initiative undertaken for women empowerment in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), the government has decided to recruit young female officers in the force and deploy them at select locations like Nathula Pass along the Indo-China frontier.

Govt reports decline in recruitment of minorities to central forces

The representation of minority communities in recruitment to paramilitary forces registered a decline over a four-year period till 2011, the government told Parliament on Tuesday.

Obama visit: Elite ITBP canine squad to sanitise VIP areas

A special sniffer dog squad of ITBP has been brought in to the national capital to sanitise the locations which are on the itinerary of US President Barack Obama for his visit later this month to take part in the Republic Day celebrations.

CRPF to be replaced with ITBP in Naxal-hit Gadchiroli

The Central Reserve Police Force deployed in Maharashtra's naxal hotbed of Gadchiroli will soon be replaced with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, a senior CRPF official said.

Govt to sanction 12 battalions to ITBP for China border duties

The government is set to clear a proposal to raise a dozen battalions and induct close to 12,000 fresh personnel in the Indo-China border guarding force ITBP to bolster the force's presence along this strategic frontier.

Anti-Naxal ops: Govt deploys 1,000 fresh ITBP personnel in CG

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.

India to double troop numbers at China border

A report claimed on Tuesday that the Central government has decided to almost double the number of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel deployed on the Indo-China border.

ITBP staffer run over by truck

A 55-year-old Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) staffer was mowed down by a truck here early on Monday morning, police said.

ITBP official run over by truck in Delhi

An Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) official was run over by a truck here Monday morning.

Kailash Mansarovar yatra to begin on June 8

The annual `Kailash Mansarovra Yatra` will begin on June 08 after the medical examination of the travellers in Delhi, officials said.

Subhas Goswami is new ITBP DG

Two months after the post fell vacant, government today appointed senior IPS officer Subhas Goswami as the new chief of the paramilitary Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) which guards the crucial Indian border with China.

Money sanctioned for constructions at ITBP posts

The government on Thursday announced sanctioning of Rs 12.6 billion for construction activity at ITBP posts at various places.

35 new border posts, more ITBP men on China border

35 new border posts will be created and additional ITBP personnel deployed in phased manner to bolster security on Sino-India frontier, which has seen a spate of incursions from Chinese recently.

Uttarakhand floods: ITBP men win hearts with exemplary courage

Amid hectic scramble amongst those stranded in upper reaches of rain-ravaged Uttarakhand, the ITBP personnel have won hearts with their exemplary courage.

Huge cache of arms recovered from Maoist hideout in Chhattisgarh

A huge cache of arms and ammunition, including 39 cartridges and 20 grenades, was recovered from a Maoist hideout near Chhattisgarh-Maharashtra border in Rajnandgaon district, police said on Thursday.

‘UFOs over India-China border could be lanterns’

Mystery over unidentified luminous objects seen over a lake in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir appears to have been cracked with security agencies believing it to be "Chinese lanterns".

New ITBP battalion to come up near Ranchi

Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Sunday laid the foundation stone for a building to house the 40th Battalion of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at Sukuruhutu, on the outskirts of Ranchi.

Indo-Tibetan Border Police to get modern equipment

Over Rs 100 crore will be spent to purchase ultra modern weapons like AK-47, night vision equipment and anti-mining vehicles for the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, its chief RK Bhatia said on Friday.

ITBP to raise 13 more battalions to be based across country

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has proposed to raise 13 more battalions to be based across the country, a top official has said.