BSF detects tunnel in Samba, link suspected with terrorists killed in Nagrota
A 150-meter long underground tunnel suspected to be used by terrorists for infiltration was detected by the BSF at the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba sector on Sunday, DGP Dilbag Singh said.
Singh, who along with Border Security Force (BSF) Inspector General, Jammu frontier, N S Jamwal, and Inspector General of Police, Jammu range, Mukesh Singh inspected the scene, said the tunnel was unearthed following an investigation into the recent encounter near Nagrota on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.
Beating retreat ceremony at the India-Bangladesh (Agartala-Akhaura) border resumed after 10 months on February 18. Amid the COVID-19 scare, only the Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers and their families were allowed to witness the ceremonial Beating Retreat ceremony at the Agartala-Akhaura border. An elaborate ritual of lowering of the national flags of both the countries was observed just before the sunset. Musical band was also performed by the Border Security Forces.
A 13-member cycling group of the Border Security Force (BSF) reached Agartala on Feb 18. Themed 'Maitree Cycle Rally', the rally started on January 10, 2021, from 24 North Parganas District of West Bengal. The group has covered a distance of 2,800 km in 40 days. BSF Tripura Frontier Inspector General (IG) Sushanta Kumar Nath, Olympiad gymnast Dipa Karmakar and other dignitaries from the Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) welcomed the cyclists with floral garlands. Along with the felicitation, a cultural program was also organized to honor the team. The rally aims to achieve the spirit of friendship and amity to create a sense of confidence amongst the bolder population and to make people about the ill-effects of drug abuse, cattle smuggling and crimes at the border. The rally will conclude at 60 Battalion, in Mizoram on March 17 which coincides with the 101 birth anniversary of Banga Bandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rehman.
National School of Drama (NSD) Chairman Paresh Rawal on March 06 expressed hopes of the prestigious drama school's branch opening soon in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that the region offers rich culture, and if an NSD starts functioning there, the Kashmiri youths, both boys and girls, will get a motive in their lives. The BJP MP, while praising the NSD, said had he been an alumnus, he would have been a better actor.
A terrorist was reportedly apprehended by security forces in Jammu and Kashmir. A joint team of police and Army also uncovered a terror hideout in Reasi. The development occurred on March 5. Forces recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the terror lair. Soldiers were seen delicately extricating grenades and other explosives from a bag at the hideout. Watch the full video for more.
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