LAC hot, new battalions for ITBP likely

Asia's Tech News Daily

LAC hot, new battalions for ITBP likely
© Provided by The Times of India

NEW DELHI: The process of authorising new battalions of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), in charge of securing the Indo-China border, is in the final stages and the government is committed to providing it with full logistical support and modern gadgets to do its job, junior Union home minister Nityanand Rai said on Sunday.

Addressing the 60th Raising Day event of the mountain-warfare-trained ITBP, Rai said the government had last year sanctioned 47 new border posts and a dozen staging camps (operational bases for troops undertaking border patrol) to the force. “Deliberations for providing new manpower and battalions for the ITBP are in the last stages,” he revealed. A PTI report quoting officials said the force is expected to get a sanction of seven new battalions comprising about 8,000 personnel for its new border posts that will mainly come up in the Arunachal Pradesh sector of the LAC on India’s eastern flank.

The proposal for sanctioning new ITBP battalions and a sector headquarter in the northeast has been under the consideration of the home ministry for a couple of years now. After last year’s sanction of the new border outposts and staging camps, the proposal is expected to get approval soon.

Rai lauded the ITBP for their bravery and for giving a “befitting reply” to their opponents during the clashes between Indian and Chinese forces in Ladakh last year.

He also decorated 20 ITBP officers with police medals for gallantry awarded to them on Independence Day this year, for displaying courage during the clashes and resisting the incursion attempts.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
Asia's Tech News Daily
News Related

OTHER NEWS

Former Ohio State Player Has Blunt Admission For Fans

© Provided by The Spun A closeup of an Ohio State football helmet on the field. The Ohio State Buckeyes will miss the College Football Playoff this season and will ... Read more »

No, refs did not botch PAT situation at end of Vikings-Lions game

© David Reginek-USA TODAY Sports Believe it or not. Dan Campbell and the Lions can start to think about a winning streak. The Detroit Lions picked up their first win ... Read more »

2 NFL Coaches Might Be On Verge Of Getting Fired

© Provided by The Spun A general view of the Chicago Bears NFL stadium. Only a couple of weeks remain in 2021, which means we might be on the verge ... Read more »

Look: Oklahoma AD Meeting With Candidate On Sunday

© Provided by The Spun A close up of an Oklahoma Sooners football helmet. The search for the next head football head coach at Oklahoma is heating up and one ... Read more »

College GameDay Analysts Release Their National Title Predictions

© Provided by The Spun ESPN’s College GameDay crew The College Football Playoff semifinal matchups are officially set after the committee revealed its final set of rankings on Sunday afternoon. ... Read more »

Man arrested after ‘racist' incident at Manchester United vs Crystal Palace football match

A football fan has been arrested on suspicion of making racist remarks at a Premier League football match on Sunday. The incident allegedly occurred at a game between Manchester United ... Read more »

Hovland surprised to win Tiger's event

Viktor Hovland admitted he had few thoughts about a possible Hero World Challenge victory before he overturned a six-shot deficit to claim a dramatic win in the Bahamas. Hovland fired ... Read more »

Iraq: 'Islamic State' launch attacks in contested region

© Provided by dw.com ‘Islamic State’ militants have carried out a series of attacks on villages in northern Iraq in revent weeks Militants from the so-called “Islamic State” carried out ... Read more »

Is memory loss due to aging or dementia? This important test could help

There are many types of dementia among senior citizens, with one of them being Alzheimer’s. Alamy Stock Photo A word on the tip of the tongue or a forgotten birthday ... Read more »

Australia news live update: Morrison defends Berejiklian over Icac investigation; diplomat says Omicron travel ban ‘discrimination'

LIVE – Updated at 23:45 Follow all the day’s news. ‘I don’t call that justice’: Morrison attacks Icac’s treatment of Berejiklian 23:45 Reporter: Do you think she should still be ... Read more »

Chris Cuomo denies allegation of sexual misconduct after being fired from CNN

Anchor Chris Cuomo has denied an allegation of sexual misconduct made against him following his firing from CNN. Cuomo, one of the network’s star anchors, was the subject of an ... Read more »

U.S. and other countries condemn Taliban over ‘summary killings' of former security forces

The U.S. and a host of other countries “are deeply concerned by reports of summary killings and enforced disappearances” of former members of Afghanistan’s security forces, they said in a ... Read more »

Attorney General's review of evil stepmother Emma Tustin's sentence must end with a deserved whole life tariff

For Arthur THE national outpouring of rage, despair and grief for Arthur Labinjo-Hughes has been heard by ministers. The inquiry announced yesterday into who let down that defenceless boy and ... Read more »

Salt Bae's bizarre new trick with a cigar leaves baffled Instagram fans in a spin – as he plots new tobacco brand

SALT Bae's bizarre new trick with a cigar has left baffled fans in a spin as he revealed he is plotting to create a new tobacco brand. Turkish chef Nusret Gökçe shared ... Read more »

Fauci says Omicron figures show no great degree of severity; South Africa registers 11,125 new cases

South Africa registered 11,125 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 3,031,694. A further one Covid-19-related death was reported, taking total official deaths to 89,966. A total of 26,348,830 ... Read more »

Here's The New 2022 Niu Electric Lineup

© RideApart.com Niu Lineup 2022 Want something Niu for the new year? Electric mobility presents a very interesting opportunity for even the most unknown brands to make a name for ... Read more »

Gambia President Barrow wins re-election in post-Jammeh vote

The Associated PressSupporters of the Gambian President Adama Barrow celebrate the partial results that give the lead to their candidate during the counting ballots in Gambia’s presidential election, in Banjul, ... Read more »

Sunstone Eduversity to double its 2021 growth

© Provided by The Financial Express During the pandemic alone, Sunstone Eduversity said it launched 20 new campuses and successfully shaped the careers of more than 250 students from its ... Read more »

JSW Energy Rating: Sell- RE biz may get re-rated on rise in auction rate

© Provided by The Financial Express We estimate JSWEL’s FY24E/26e Ebitda at Rs 43.8/50.8 bn, of which contribution from green business will be >62%, as commissioning of 2,218MW solar and ... Read more »

Bloomberg doubles down on his most important legacy: charter schools

Michael Bloombereg vowed to drop $750 million to solidify and expand the charter-school sector across 20 metro areas. ALASTAIR GRANT/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Michael Bloomberg last week vowed to drop ... Read more »

Darren Gough set to be named as Yorkshire's director of cricket

© Getty Images Darren Gough spent two weeks working with England in New Zealand in 2019-20 © Getty Images Darren Gough is set to be unveiled as Yorkshire’s new director ... Read more »

Max Verstappen hit with additional penalty after Lewis Hamilton collision

Max Verstappen has been hit with a 10-second time penalty and given two penalty points on his racing licence after his collision with Lewis Hamilton in the Saudi Arabian Grand ... Read more »

Everton fans to walk out against Arsenal in the 27th minute

© Provided by Daily Mail MailOnline logo Farhad Moshiri, Everton‘s owner, will be in the directors’ box on Monday night for one of the most significant games in his five-year ... Read more »

Significant outbreak of Covid-19 linked to music event

© PA Archive NHS Highland said some of the cases were the new omicron variant (Jane Barlow/PA) – PA Archive A health board has identified a “significant outbreak” of Covid-19 ... Read more »

Juan Cuadrado scores direct from a corner as Juventus beat Genoa

© AP Juan Cuadrado is congratulated after scoring directly from a corner for Juventus (Marco Alpozzi/AP) – AP Juventus eased the pressure on manager Massimiliano Allegri with a 2-0 win ... Read more »

Mask mandates are harming our kids' development

Mask mandates are hurting children in classrooms where they cannot effectively communicate, read and learn. MediaNews Group via Getty Images Classrooms may finally be open around the country, but we ... Read more »

Never mind his rosy presentation: De Blasio is leaving Adams with a looming fiscal nightmare

Mayor Bill de Blasio is leaving a nice parting gift for Eric Adams by inflating the city budget. Karla Cote/SOPA Images/Shutterstock Mayor Bill de Blasio’s trying to present his November ... Read more »

‘My family don't know I dress up as Father Christmas – I've kept it a secret for years'

A MAN who dresses up as Father Christmas says some of his family are still in the dark about his alias. Michael Facherty has been donning Santa Claus attire over ... Read more »

Asda launches toy sale with items starting from £8

ASDA has launched a massive toy sale, just in time for shoppers to cash-in before Christmas. Everything in the offer has been slashed by 20% and it means toys start ... Read more »

DMRC installs 14 anti-smog guns at its construction sites

© Provided by Hindustan Times Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has installed 14 anti-smog guns (ASG) at 12 of its construction sites. (Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO) The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has ... Read more »

Wildwest in Jeddah - Wie kam es zum Crash der WM-Stars?

© xpb Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes – GP Saudi-Arabien 2021 – Jeddah – Rennen Besser geht es nicht. Lewis Hamilton und Max Verstappen fahren punktgleich zum WM-Finale nach Abu Dhabi. ... Read more »

PM Modi to inaugurate Rs 9,802 crore Saryu Canal project in UP on Dec 11

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Rs 9,802 crore Saryu Canal project in Balrampur district of Uttar Pradesh on December 11, yet another massive development project launched in the ... Read more »

Jeddah-Kracher in Bildern - F1-Fotos GP Saudi-Arabien 2021 - Rennen

© xpb Lewis Hamilton – Mercedes – GP Saudi-Arabien 2021 – Jeddah – Rennen Was war das bitte für ein Rennen in Saudi-Arabien? Die Formel 1 lieferte eine unvergessliche Show ... Read more »

Jets report card: Defense looks lost

Grading the Jets’ 33-18 loss to the Eagles at MetLife Stadium on Sunday. Offense OK, so I’m grading on a curve here. The Jets only had 281 yards of offense ... Read more »

Denise Richards settles case before trial

© Bang Showbiz Denise Richards has avoided a trial Denise Richards has settled a dispute with her former landlords, days before a trial was due to start. The ‘Wild Things’ ... Read more »

Panasonic And Toyota's JV Extend Partnership With Nexeon

© InsideEVs Nexeon logo They are working on silicon materials for next generation lithium-ion batteries. Nexeon, a British developer of silicon materials for lithium-ion batteries, announced an extension of the ... Read more »

Nagaland killing: Move beyond rhetoric, ensure fair probe to fix accountability, says Opp to Centre

© Provided by The Indian Express THE OPPOSITION on Sunday hit out at the central government after 14 civilians and a soldier were killed in a botched Army operation in ... Read more »

More cases of Omicron from Pune, Jaipur and Delhi; 21 detected so far

© Provided by The Indian Express Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Delhi reported cases of the Omicron variant of the novel coronavirus on Sunday, taking the total number of confirmed cases in ... Read more »

Kate Garraway fans heartbroken as she breaks down in tears after revealing ‘loneliness' with Derek Draper

KATE Garraway fans were left heartbroken as she broke down in tears after revealing her “loneliness” with husband Derek Draper. The Good Morning Britain presenter, 56, opened up about how ... Read more »

Emotional Dan Campbell dedicates Lions' first win to Oxford community

Lions head coach Dan Campbell dedicated Sunday’s game ball to the Oxford community following Tuesday’s school shooting that left four high school students dead. In an emotional press conference, Campbell ... Read more »
On free-english-test.com you will find lots of free English exam practice materials to help you improve your English skills: grammar, listening, reading, writing, ielts, toeic