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Massive flood as glacier breaks near #Uttarakhand's Joshimath

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About 150 labourers working in power project missing following massive flood in #Uttarakhand's Dhauli Ganga river: officials

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Chamoli glacier disaster: #Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat appeals to people to not spread rumours through old flood videos

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General Bipin Rawat #CDS visited forward #AirForce bases in #EasternSector & interacted with #IndianArmy, #ITBP & #SFF soldiers deployed at the forward most air maintained post in #DibangValley & #LohitSector of #ArunachalPradesh. (1/3)
#CDS complimented the soldiers for the innovative measures adopted to maintain effective #surveillance and enhanced #operational readiness. He exhorted All Ranks to continue working with same zeal and enthusiasm.(2/3)
#CDS said that only Indian soldiers could remain vigilant under such #challenging situations, ever willing to go well beyond the call of duty to safeguard the borders. Nothing can deter the Indian Armed Forces on remaining steadfast in their call for duty. (3/3)
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1/n- In a 15-hour rescue operation, a 16-member team of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) personnel walked over 45 km carrying an injured woman on a stretcher from a remote, mountainous location near the Line of Actual Control (LAC) on the border;
2/n; According to an ITBP official, the control room Friday morning received information that 26-year-old Rekha Devi, a resident of Lapsa village near the China border, was in need of urgent medical assistance after she fell from a hillside;
3/n-The woman had fallen from a hillside and suffered injuries on her legs on August 20, but she could not be rescued for two days as a helicopter could not land in the area, an ITBP spokesperson told PTI;
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After Modi govt came to power in 2014, the then HM Rajnath Singh announced creation of 54 border outposts (arnd 12000 additional recruitment of ITBP) along China border in Arunachal. None of the posts have come up yet. As of now over 6000 vacancies in ITBP
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“The recruitments were done mostly against retirements, voluntary retirements, deaths etc.The force as such has not expanded in all these years”
The official added that the last time ITBP raised 13 new battalions was in the year 2011 and before that,20 battalions raised in 2007
Raised with four battalions in the aftermath of the Indo-China war in 1962, presently, ITBP comprises 60 battalions(each battalion roughly 1,000 personnel). It is deployed at 180 border outposts from the Karakoram Pass in the northwest to Jachep La in Arunachal Pradesh.
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