CRPF PERSONNEL KILLED
3 Naxals killed in Jharkhand encounter
The security team was led by the 60th battalion of the CRPF along with state police and the first exchange of fire took place at about 5 am. Three Naxals, including a female, have been killed while two Maoist cadre have been apprehended, they said.
COVID-19: CRPF forms committee to plan better distancing in barracks, toilets used by jawans
Almost all personnel living in the 31st battalio...
3 CRPF personnel killed in militant attack in Kupwara
The area has been cordoned off and additional forces rushed there to track down the ass...
Three CRPF men killed in terrorist strike in J&K's Sopore
The terrorists fired at a check post that was jointly being manned by troops of CRPF's 179th battalion and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, officials said. This is the third attack against the paramilitary force in the Kashmir valley within a week.
Vehicle-borne IED blast averted in Pulwama: Police
"The police were receiving inputs since a week that HM and JeM militants were planning to launch a big suicidal strike against security forces using car bomb. When the input matured on Wednesday, we developed it and nakas were placed in Pulwama by the security forces," Inspector-General of Police Kashmir, Vijay Kumar said.
CAPFs direct units to take care of families of slain troops, retired personnel during COVID-19 lockdown
The force that guards Indian frontiers with Pakistan and Bangladesh has asked its field units to also take special care of the needs of the family of their "martyrs, divyangs (specially-abled troops who lost limbs in the line of duty) and the border population" in their jurisdiction.
CRPF to pay health premium for families of its 2,200 troops killed in action
The country's largest paramilitary force, with 3.25 lakh personnel in various ranks, has launched a theme of 'proud of our martyrs, we celebrate their valour' as part of its 81st anniversary on March 19. The healthcare cover and other measures are being launched as part of this theme.
CRPF headquarters in Delhi sealed after staff found COVID-19 positive
A personal secretary of a Special Director General (SDG) rank officer working in the headquarters has tested positive for the virus and hence the building has been sealed by the force, they said.
Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed, four CRPF personnel injured in encounter
The exchange of fire broke out around 10.30 am at a forest in Irapalli village under Pamed police station limits, located over 400 km from here, when the security forces were out on a counter-insurgency operation, a senior CRPF official said.
COVID-19: 122 men from single CRPF battalion in Delhi test positive; more results awaited
The men belong to the 31st battalion of the paramilitary, based in Mayur Vihar Phase-III area of the national capital, that has been entirely sealed after the huge numbers of the COVID-19 infection started building up over the last few days.
CRPF man dies due to COVID-19 in Delhi in first such case, 1000 quarantined
The assistant sub-inspector (ASI) rank official was admitted to the Safdarjung hospital a few days back after being detected positive for the virus. This is the first death due to the pandemic among the about 10 lakh personnel strong Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)
BSF headquarters in Delhi partially sealed after staff member contracts COVID-19
Both the central armed police forces have been badly affected by the coronavirus outbreak. The CRPF has about 142 cases of coronavirus, including 135 at its 31 battalion in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar area
CRPF to conduct passing-out ceremony via video conference in wake of coronavirus pandemic
The 42 directly appointed gazetted officers (DAGOs), including four women, will assemble in the 360-seater auditorium at their training academy located in Kadarpur village, Gurgaon at 10 am for the passing-out ceremony and will take oath to serve the country.
CRPF unit in LWE-hit Gadchiroli prepares masks for locals from hundreds of new vests
The paramilitary unit was directed to immediately begin relief work in the area and distribute hand sanitizers, soaps, detergent, face masks, dry ration and cooked food to the needy. "We had no masks. Supplies from outside would have taken some time to arrive. Then, we found we had 415 fresh vests in our unit canteen."
MHA repatriates CEO of CAPF canteens after 'Swadeshi' products list goof-up
The move to sell only 'Made in India' products in CAPF canteens followed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's appeal to the people to buy local products and be vocal about them.
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