China`s military is setting its sights on better educated entrants, relaxing height, weight and vision requirements while cutting back on candidates without high school diplomas, the China Daily said on Tuesday.
Nearly 15,000 central paramilitary
personnel currently deployed in West Bengal are unlikely to be
withdrawn soon as they are being engaged in the recovery of
illegal arms and to check post-poll violence.
24 CISF personnel, who have
rendered services in securing various government installations
and providing anti-fire expertise, were on Tuesday awarded the
President`s police medal for meritorious and distinguished
Two Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) men
were on Tuesday suspended and five others arrested in connection
with yesterday`s firing by security personnel in which four
villagers were killed in Bihar`s Araria district.
Over 9,000 personnel have left
central paramilitary forces this year owing to reasons varying
from domestic problems to deployment in remote and difficult
terrains, besides VRS schemes and death or disability.