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Border Security Force: Para-Military Force
The Border Security Force (BSF) is India's Primary border guarding organisation on its border with Pakistan and Bangladesh. It is one of the three Border Guarding Forces (BGF) OF India, and was raised in the wake of the 1965 War on 1 December 1965, "for ensuring the security of the borders of India and for matters connected there with".


BSF patrols Chenab River ahead of Independence Day in J-K [Video]

BSF patrols Chenab River ahead of Independence Day in J-K

Border Security Force (BSF) patrolled Chenab River along the International Border with Pakistan ahead of Independence Day. They intensified patrolling on well equipped boats. They were deployed to..

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BSF soldiers celebrate Rakshabandhan with locals in Jammu [Video]

BSF soldiers celebrate Rakshabandhan with locals in Jammu

Border Security Force personnel celebrated Rakshabandhan with locals in Jammu on August 2. Girls near RS Pura border tied rakhis to soldiers and admired their selfless duty. Rakshabandhan will be..

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BSF jawan injured in firing under suspicious circumstances at International border in J and K [Video]

BSF jawan injured in firing under suspicious circumstances at International border in J and K

A BSF jawan was injured after receiving bullets under suspicious circumstances at the post of International border of Kathua. He was brought to the district hospital in Samba for treatment. After first..

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BSF seizes goods worth Rs 46.5 lakhs from goods train in WB's Nadia [Video]

BSF seizes goods worth Rs 46.5 lakhs from goods train in WB's Nadia

Border Security Force (BSF) seized goods worth Rs 46.5 lakhs from a wagon which were being smuggled to Bangladesh at Gede railway station. It was seized during checking a goods train going to Darshana..

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India opens suspension bridge for Nepal resident Rtd soldier of Indian Army, other stranded for 30 mins [Video]

India opens suspension bridge for Nepal resident Rtd soldier of Indian Army, other stranded for 30 mins

India opened the suspension bridge for Nepal resident retired soldier in Indian Army on July 18. The suspension bridge in Dharchula between India and Nepal was opened for 30 minutes to repatriate..

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On way to meet Pakistani 'girlfriend', Maharashtra man detained near Kutch border: Police [Video]

On way to meet Pakistani 'girlfriend', Maharashtra man detained near Kutch border: Police

A man from Maharashtra's Osmanabad was arrested by the Border Security Force (BSF) in Kutch after he was trying to cross over to Pakistan on bike to meet his lover, said police. Parikshita Rathod,..

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COVID-19 cured CAPF personnel donate plasma for treatment [Video]

COVID-19 cured CAPF personnel donate plasma for treatment

Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) personnel who have recovered from coronavirus, donated plasma for treatment of COVID-19 positive patients. Speaking on it, Commandant 31st Battalion of CRPF,..

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COVID-19: Positive cases to cross 5.5 lakh mark in India [Video]

COVID-19: Positive cases to cross 5.5 lakh mark in India

COVID-19 cases continue to speed up in the country. In the last 24 hours 19,459 people tested positive for novel coronavirus and 380 people lost the battle in the fight against the virus. Positive..

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BSF Jawans intensify patrolling along international border in Jammu [Video]

BSF Jawans intensify patrolling along international border in Jammu

The Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers are on high alert at the international border with Pakistan in Jammu region. The soldiers are doing their routine patrolling with promptness to stop any..

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BSF personnel offer 'chadar' at Baba Chamliyal mausoleum in J-K's Samba [Video]

BSF personnel offer 'chadar' at Baba Chamliyal mausoleum in J-K's Samba

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and officers offered 'chadar' at Baba Chamliyal mausoleum in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba. This year, the famous Chamliyal mela or festival got postponed due to..

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Pakistani drone carrying guns, grenades shot down in JandK's Kathua [Video]

Pakistani drone carrying guns, grenades shot down in JandK's Kathua

A Pakistani spy drone was shot down by Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Kathua's Pansar on June 20. The incident took place at about 5:10 am. Weapons were also recovered from the Pakistani..

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Drone came from Pakistan's Thakurpura post, major incident averted: BSF [Video]

Drone came from Pakistan's Thakurpura post, major incident averted: BSF

Jammu Frontier Border Security Force, Inspector General NS Jamwal on the Pakistani drone carrying guns and grenades shot down in Kathua said that no doubt the drone came from Pakistan and looking at..

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BSF kills Pak intruder along IB in Barmer

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Punjab Police arrests BSF jawan with weapon and ammunition in Samba

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All the country's land is with our security forces: ITBP and BSF DG amid Sino-India standoff

As Chinese and Indian troops move to disengage in eastern Ladakh after a tense standoff, the chief of ITBP and BSF on Sunday said all the country's land is under "full possession" of our security and..
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BSF alerts units along B'desh border against spurt in human trafficking during Covid-19

The Border Security Force (BSF) has sounded an alert all along the 4,096 km long India-Bangladesh front to check cross-border human trafficking instances that may witness a spurt in wake of the..
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J&K DGP rewards BSF team that shot Pak drone

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33 BSF personnel test positive for coronavirus

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15 BSF personnel test COVID-19 positive in Chhattisgarh''s Kanker

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Alert BSF guns down Pakistan drone carrying arms near international border in J&K’s Kathua

Forefending a major Pak-sponsored terror bid, alert BSF personnel on Saturday shot down a “highly sophisticated” drone, carrying arms and ammunition, close to the International Border in the..
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J&K: Pakistani spy drone shot down by BSF in Kathua; guns, grenades recovered

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BSF shoots down drone that entered J&K's Kathua from Pakistan

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BSF foils cross-border smuggling of fish eggs stuffed inside cattle carcasses in West Bengal

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Pakistan violates ceasefire along IB in J&K's Kathua

Pakistani Rangers violated ceasefire by resorting to firing on forward posts and villages along the International Border (IB) in Hiranagar sector of Kathua district, police said on Tuesday. The firing..
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BSF defied Covid-19 norms, 162 troopers, kin among infected: Tripura CM

Violation of COVID-19 protocols, including social distancing has taken place, Tripura Chief Minister Bipalab Kumar Deb said here on Monday, attributing it to the spurt in coronavirus cases among the..
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No exchange of sweets between BSF, Pakistan Rangers at Wagah Border on Eid

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Two BSF personnel killed in J&K terror attack

Two BSF personnel were killed when terrorists fired upon them in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.Motorcycle-borne terrorists fired upon the BSF jawans at a picket..
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2 BSF personnel martyred in terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Ganderbal

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135 BSF personnel recovered from Covid-19

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CAPFs canteens to sell only indigenous products from June 1: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah on Wednesday announced that all canteens of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) like the CRPF and the BSF will sell only indigenous products from June 1 to 50 lakh..
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'75 of 94 in BSF company deployed in Jama Masjid area test Covid-positive'

As many as 75 or more than three-fourths of the 94-strong company of BSF’s 126 battalion, which was deployed in Jama Masjid area along with Delhi Police, have tested positive for Covid-19. This..
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Five BSF personnel attached to IMCT convoy in Kolkata test positive for COVID-19

On Monday, the BSF driver attached to the Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) convoy tested positive, after which, 50 personnel from the unit were quarantined.
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Covid-19 cases in BSF increase to 67; max in Delhi, Tripura

Covid-19 cases in border guarding force BSF have climbed to 67, with the maximum reported in a Delhi battalion, deployed in the Jamia area for law and order duties, and from the frontier state of..
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Two floors of BSF headquarters sealed after staff member contracts Covid-19

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14 BSF personnel quarantined in Chhattisgarh

Fourteen Border Security Force (BSF) jawans have been quarantined in Chhattisgarh for suspected coronavirus infection after they returned from Agra, officials said on Sunday.
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Covid-19: Central team goes around Kolkata escorted by Bengal police sleuths

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Gujarat: 5 paramilitary companies to help cops enforce lockdown

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Covid-19: Govt directs BSF to beef up surveillance along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday directed the Border Security Force (BSF) to enhance surveillance along the Indo-Pakistan and Indo-Bangladesh borders and prevent, in coordination with the..
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Paramilitary forces report first Covid-19 cases: BSF officer, CISF jawan test positive

A BSF officer and a CISF jawan tested positive for coronavirus on Saturday, first cases of the highly contagious infection in the paramilitary forces, officials said. The 57-year-old Border Security..
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Coronavirus: Paramilitary forces asked to keep quarantine camps ready, MoS Home says

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Coronavirus: Foreigners not to be allowed entry through Attari-Wagah border, says BSF official

He said Indian nationals who had gone across the border would be allowed to come back before their visas expire. The entry of foreign nationals through the Attari-Wagah land route will not be allowed,..
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Delhi Riots: BSF reaches out to riot-affected family of jawan, promises to rebuild house

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21,348 infiltrators deported, 9,145 arrested at Indo-Bangladesh border

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CAA effect? Number of Bangladeshi illegals exiting up, says BSF

The number of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants trying to exit India through the border has “increased substantially”, though it can’t be called an “exodus” as of now, as per the Border Security..
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BSF and police administration wary of drone threat during Republic Day function

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BSF jawan arrested for delivering parcel bomb at Samba camp

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BSF opens fire at 'drone-like objects' near India-Pak border in Ferozepur

The BSF personnel from the 136th Battalion fired to bring them down, they said. However, the objects could not be recovered in a joint search operation of the BSF and Punjab Police.
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Bangladeshis attack Indian border outpost; 1 BSF jawan injured

Bangladeshi nationals attacked a border outpost in Meghalaya, assaulting two BSF jawans and snatching their weapons, resulting in injuries to one of them. The incident took place at around midnight on..
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BSF jawan injured in Pak firing along LoC in J&K's Poonch

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Amit Shah visits BSF headquarters in Delhi; reviews operations along Pakistan, Bangladesh borders

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Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, wanted by security forces, surrenders before BSF in Kashmir

The terrorist, identified as 34-year-old Muzafar Ahmed Wani, surrendered unconditionally.
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PM Modi extends greetings to BSF personnel on its Raising Day

Taking to Twitter, Modi on Sunday tweeted, "Greetings to all BSF personnel and their families on BSF's Raising Day. This force has been diligently protecting our borders. During natural disasters and..
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Fully geared to tackle terrorists waiting to sneak into J&K: BSF officer

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Thousands of Kashmiri youth participate in recruitment drive for BSF, CISF

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Terrorists infiltrate in Dera Baba Nanak ahead of Kartarpur inauguration: Intel sources

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BSF foils smuggling bid, $1,10,000 seized

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Punjab: BSF spots three drones along Indo-Pak border

BSF personnel posted in Punjab's Hussainiwala sector have spotted three drones along the India-Pakistan border, officials said on Tuesday. Though there were reports that Border Security Force (BSF)..
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292 cops martyred in India from September 2018 to August 2019: Police

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BSF jawan's killing: Will talk to Shah if needed, fisherman to be released, says Bangladesh minister

Exuding confidence that the recent killing of a BSF jawan by a Bangladeshi border guard won't have an impact on bilateral ties, the country's home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said he would talk to his..
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