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paramilitary forces


144 military, paramilitary personnel awarded gallantry awards

August 15, 2021 2:55 am

The total 144 gallantry awards include one Ashok Chakra, the country' highest peacetime military awards, awarded posthumously to J&K Police ASI Babu Ram.

Govt nudges paramilitary to open doors for transgenders

July 03, 2020 5:04 am

In a communication sent to the paramilitary forces, the MHA has asked for their views on recruitment of transgenders to their ranks and sought details of necessary amendments that would have to be made in the recruitment rules of the respective forces.

Five companies of paramilitary forces reach Ahmedabad

May 08, 2020 12:10 am

According to police, four companies of Border Security Force (BSF) and one company of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) were flown into Ahmedabad on Thursday to man the streets of old city Ahmedabad, which reported the most number of COVID-19 cases in the state.

Army writes to Defence, Home ministries over combat dress of police, paramilitary

February 26, 2020 8:43 am

The Army has requested the Defence Ministry and Home Ministry to issue guidelines that combat dress is not be worn while handling law and order situations, or in urban areas affected by terrorism.

Centre relaxes height norms for STs, Gorkhas of Northeast applying for paramilitary forces

November 29, 2018 8:57 pm

In a communication, the Home Ministry said the decision has been taken to maintain uniformity in height norms of male Gorkhas and male Scheduled Tribes candidates of the Northeastern region.

At least 61,000 posts lying vacant in paramilitary forces

October 21, 2018 4:21 pm

A home ministry official said the vacancies in the paramilitary forces arise due to retirement, resignation, death, creation of new posts or raising of new battalions.

Seeking better pay, SSB takes pay panel team to border

October 20, 2015 12:35 am

The forces now seem to be devising new ways to make the government accede to their demands.

Yoga made must for paramilitary forces, government seeks action taken reports

June 29, 2015 1:21 pm

On the eve of International Day of Yoga on June 21, the Army, Navy and Air Force had posted photographs on social networking websites of personnel practising yoga.

Reconfiguring the military

February 19, 2015 8:36 am

India needs a matrix structure where the operational and support roles are separated.

Read full text: President Pranab Mukherjee's speech on the eve of 65th Republic Day

January 25, 2014 10:40 pm

President Pranab Mukherjee addressed the nation on the eve of 65th Republic Day.