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Amazing video: An avalanche 20,000 feet above sea level in Himalayas, filmed by our own ITBP men

Amazing video: An avalanche 20,000 feet above sea level in Himalayas, filmed by our own ITBP men

Ask a mountaineer what he thinks about an avalanche and the only word he is likely to utter is – death.

Now high-end SUVs for ITBP troops on Sino-India border

Now high-end SUVs for ITBP troops on Sino-India border

Expensive SUVs have for the first time been deployed at high-altitude border posts of the ITBP along the Sino-India border.

Himachal Pradesh: 50 hours after they went missing in Kullu, all trekkers safe, six evacuated

Himachal Pradesh: 50 hours after they went missing in Kullu, all trekkers safe, six evacuated

All eight trekkers, who went missing in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on Friday, have been located.

India sending 35 ITBP commandos to guard Afghanistan missions

India has decided to enhance the security of its mission and consulates in Afghanistan by deploying about three dozen more ITBP commandos at these facilities.

CISF, CRPF, ITBP to get over 13,000 houses, 113 barracks

Over 13,000 houses and more than 100 barracks will be constructed at different locations across the country for CISF, CRPF and ITBP personnel by the government as part of its endeavour to improve the efficiency of the forces.

Rajnath Singh to make three-day visit to forward areas along Pakistan-China borders

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will himself keep an eye on India's borders with Pakistan and China for the next 3 days.

ITBP affected as ordnance factories delayed arms supplies: CAG

 Performance of ITBP guarding the sensitive Sino-India border has been "adversely affected" as ordnance factories did not supply necessary arms and ammunition to the force for upto to six years after taking advance payments, the CAG on Friday said.

No shortage of ITBP personnel on Sino-Indian border

There is no shortage of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel on the 3,488 km border with China and "routine vacancies" will be filled up, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Uttarakhand: Police recover murder weapon, bullets hidden by ITBP man

Police on Monday recovered and seized the rifle and about 100 rounds of bullets which were allegedly used by an ITBP constable to kill his officer and shoot at another colleague at the prestigious IAS Academy last week.

ITBP jawan who killed senior at Mussoorie IAS Academy surrenders

The ITBP jawan, who had allegedly killed his superior and injured another colleague by opening fire at the prestigious IAS Academy in Mussoorie two days ago, on Sunday surrendered before police here.

Come arrest me, Tihar Jail escapee had called his captors

"I am an inmate. Come and arrest me," 19-year-old Faizan had to call out to security personnel guarding the perimeter wall of Tihar Jail when he got stuck in the drain adjoining jail number 8 during his escape bid.

ITBP personnel avail yoga to sustain extreme temperatures

Posted over 14,500 ft above the ground in Ladakh, the personnel of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) go through all kinds of difficulties to safeguard India. To survive the extremely cold weather, these personnel avail yoga as their means to sustain.

ITBP seeks more units in Ladakh to check Chinese transgressions

In an attempt to strengthen its presence on the Sino-India border in Ladakh, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has sought deployment of additional 6,000 personnel along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the sector that has witnessed a series of transgressions by the Chinese army.

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.