PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

PM to visit Varanasi on Feb. 19, to inaugurate Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital Lehartara

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, on February 19, 2019, and unveil several development projects there. The PM will flag off the More »

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Fifth bathing festival of Prayagraj Kumbh on Feb.19

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : The 5th bathing festival of Maghi Purnima at Prayagraj Kumbh will take place on February 19, 2019. A large number of devotees and tourists are More »

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

NHRC notice to UP Govt. over unabated production of spurious liquor at Pusaina village

Speed Post News Network New Delhi:  The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has taken suo motu cognizance of media report that at village  Pusaina in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh out of More »

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Two women hacked to death for dowry in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Two women, one of them pregnant, were hacked to death on February 17, 2019, allegedly by respective their in- laws for not bringing adequate dowry. Sources More »

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

Police arrest arms supplier in W Champaran

Speed Post News Network Bettiah : Police on February 17, 2019, night, arrested two persons including an arms supplier Pappu Kumar, son of Tejoo Pratap Singh of Basudeopur police out post in More »

Projects worth Rs 1387.71 Cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange

Projects worth Rs 1387.71 Cr in Yamuna towns approved under Namami Gange

Speed Post News Network New Delhi : At the 20th Executive Committee (EC) meeting Namami Gange held on February 15, 2019, sewerage infrastructure and other projects worth Rs 1,387.71 crore focusing on More »

 

Fencing on Indo-Pak border in Gujarat, 280 km of fencing completed : Rijiju

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New Delhi : The total length of India-Pakistan border in Gujarat is 508 km of which 340 km only are feasible for construction of physical fencing. Altogether 280 km of physical fencing has been completed and the target for completion of  remaining 60 km is March 2020.

The 168 km of border, which is not feasible for physical fencing, is being guarded by BSF through patrolling, round the clock surveillance, laying nakas, and using technology etc.  No infiltration has been reported from 2015 till date in this sector. The contraband activity /smuggling of weapons are also being controlled through effective domination of borders by round the clock surveillance viz., patrolling, laying nakas, manning observation posts all along the International border.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha  on February 12, 2019, according to a PIB release.

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