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Govt unveils 27 border infrastructure projects

Dec 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The 24 roads inaugurated at a virtual ceremony included one built at an altitude of more than 19,000 feet on the Umling-La pass in southern Ladakh, Rajnath Singh said, adding it has now become the world's highest motorable road.

NSA Ajit Doval Harps On Need For A Larger Role Of Police In Protecting India's Borders

Nov 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Ajit Doval was speaking at the passing out parade of the 73rd batch of IPS probationers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy.


Amid Standoff With India, China’s New Border Law Does Not Change Things On Ground

China's new border law is aimed at improving the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the country's border regions. Amid the Eastern Ladakh standoff with India, the move may be significant.

‘Won't Accept Centre's Decision To Extend BSF Jurisdiction In Border Areas’: Punjab CM

Oct 18, 2021 Harish Manav

CM Charanjit Singh Channi said the Centre shouldn’t thrust such a decision on Punjab without even taking the state government into confidence as law and order is a state subject.


Security Forces To Use Pump Action Guns, Rubber Bullets To Neutralise Low-Flying Drones

Forces like the Border Security Force (BSF) have recently installed an improvised iron pole mounted light machine gun (LMG) observation post at some of its border deployments against Pakistan to take a 360 degrees aim and shoot down drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) flying at a high altitude.

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Media Can Act As A Bridge To Ensure Peace In Pakistan And Afghanistan: Pak Army Chief Bajwa

Outlook Web Desk

Army Chief said 'Peace in Afghanistan is Pakistan’s earnest desire because peace of the two countries is interlinked'


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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