Saturday, 29 January, 2022

Topic: ITBP

Naxal allegedly involved in killing of at least 7 security personnel arrested in Chhattisgarh

Identified as Pandru Padami, the 20-year-old Naxal is a close associate of Naxals' Amdai Ghati area committee secretary Suresh Salam, Chhattisgarh police says.

ITBP deploys own engineering wing to construct roads, foot tracks along Indo-China border

The move, which was approved by the Union home ministry, comes amid a military standoff with China in the eastern Ladakh area.

260 ITBP personnel get special operation medal for service during LAC stand-off with China

The home ministry issued a notification naming a total of 397 personnel from various state police and central forces for the Union Home Minister’s Special Operation Medal award.

How ITBP ‘best dog’ Snowy detected IED with 50-kg explosives, saved the day & 25 troopers

The Indo-Tibetan Border Police has awarded a special medal to the eight-year-old female Belgian Malinois for helping avert a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh last month.

Neither MoD nor MHA can resolve the unacceptable state of affairs on Indo-Tibetan Border

The ITBP needs to be converted into a military force that is based on a design like the Rashtriya Rifles with suitable modifications.

20 ITBP troops awarded gallantry medals for bravely fighting Chinese PLA in Ladakh last year

These medals for bravery are among the total 1,380 service medals announced by the Union government for various central and state police forces on the eve of Independence Day.

Lt Gen Hooda bats for ITBP to be under Army, says step necessary at ‘unsettled’ borders

Lt Gen D.S. Hooda, former Northern Army Commander, spoke at a webinar organised by Institute of Chinese Studies Wednesday. His comments come a year after the Galwan Valley clash.

Only one-third beds occupied in ITBP Covid care centre as oxygen supply ‘limited’

The paramilitary force said there is a huge influx of patients demanding admission and it has requested the Delhi govt to increase oxygen supply so that admissions are increased.

ITBP’s 500-bed Covid care centre starts functioning with 25 admissions in Delhi

The ITBP said it will only admit patients after approval by district surveillance officers in Delhi and will not accept walk-ins.

Drones, radars, remote cameras — Uttarakhand floods rescue effort is India’s most hi-tech yet

Radars, remote cameras and antennae have been sourced from DRDO and CSIR, and start-ups were contacted for hi-tech drones.

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Padma Awards 2022 brought back controversies, politics and the question of its relevance

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya declined Padma Bhushan and Ghulam Nabi Azad drew jibes from Congress leaders for accepting the award from Modi govt. But such controversies are not new.
V. Anantha Nageswaran

Who is V Anantha Nageswaran, new chief economic advisor? IIM-A grad, academic, PM’s ex-advisor

Nageswaran, who has taught at various B-schools in India and Singapore, takes charge days before the tabling of the Economic Survey and the Union Budget.


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India carrying out more warship patrols than ever to catch China in crowded global seas

Estimated 125 foreign naval vessels are in the Indian Ocean at any given time, roughly 3 times the number deployed in the wake of the 9/11 attacks when the US invaded Afghanistan.

Let them eat communalism: Yogi’s poll pitch may work but heartland’s jobless fury endangers India

While UP’s unemployed are angry, Yogi’s call for a choice between Jinnah and Sardar Patel, more than seven decades after they both died, is the new ‘let them eat cake’.