Left parties join hands ahead of polls in Northeast states

Joining hands ahead of elections in some northeastern states, the left parties have called for unity among themselves to stamp out corruption and communalism from the region.

Chennai floods: Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma hail Armed forces!

Chennai floods: Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma hail Armed forces!

Big B, Anushka Sharma salute Indian Armed Forces for help during Chennai floods.

Armed forces continue rescue operations in Chennai

NDRF and army are helping and rescuing people in Chennai but things are stiil not well there. The Airports are all covered in water.

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Military personnels have 50% risk of motor neurone disease

It is extremely rare, affecting only five to seven people in every 100,000 in the UK.

Prioritise needs, spend efficiently: MoS Defence to armed forces

Minister of State for Defence, Rao Inderjit Singh on Thursday asked the armed forces to "prioritise" their requirements in view of the limited budget and also spend the allocated money efficiently.

Narendra Modi govt committed to resolve OROP issue: BJP

Asserting that the Centre is committed to resolve the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) issue, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that the government should be given some more time to solve the matter.

Vishal Dadlani willing to perform for armed forces for free

Vishal Dadlani willing to perform for armed forces for free

Singer-composer Vishal Dadlani says if he is approached by the country's armed forces, he would happily perform without charging a single penny.

OROP issue: PMO steps in, urges ex-servicemen to call off stir

OROP issue: PMO steps in, urges ex-servicemen to call off stir

With the ex-servicemen intensifying their ongoing agitation to pressurise the NDA government to implement the 'One Rank One Pension' (OROP) scheme, the Prime Minister's Office has now intervened to resolve the issue at the earliest.

Four hostages freed from Mali hotel, 13 people dead

Mali's Defense Ministry adviser says that four hostages have been freed from a hotel in central Mali after a standoff with Islamic extremists that left 13 people dead.

Chinese military paper warns a corrupt army does not win wars

  The Chinese military`s official newspaper warned on Sunday that a corrupt army would not win wars, three days after the government announced a former senior officer would be prosecuted for graft.

Govt to take decisions to improve women strength in armed forces: Parrikar

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday expressed concern over the low participation of women in armed forces, saying the Centre will take "a lot of decisions" in next couple of months for improving their numbers.

OROP: Ex-servicemen to hold rally in Bihar next month

Having failed to get their demand for 'One Rank One Pension' implemented despite 30 days of agitation, the ex-servicemen community on Tuesday announced that they will "regretfully heighten" their agitation and hold a major rally in poll-bound Bihar next month.

NDA government committed to OROP, reiterates Manohar Parrikar

NDA government committed to OROP, reiterates Manohar Parrikar

As anger continues to rage amongst the retired defence forces personnel over One Rank One Pension, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday said that ''there will be good news soon'.

Religious messages more powerful than armed forces: Rijiju

Invoking the teachings of Lord Buddha, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the influence of religion is more powerful on humans than the use of armed forces.

Yoga on Siachen, across the seas

Yoga on Siachen, across the seas

Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.

Manohar Parikkar rules out combat role for women in armed forces

Manohar Parikkar rules out combat role for women in armed forces

 Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has ruled out recruiting women for combat operations in armed forces due to apprehensions about their safety but said they would be encouraged to join other operational areas with their inclusion being stepped up in phases.

Ex-servicemen to go on agitation over delay in `One Rank, One Pension`

Aggrieved over the delay in the roll-out of 'One Rank, One Pension' for the armed forces, ex-servicemen plan to hold a nation-wide agitation even as 1971 war veteran Wing Commander(retd) Suresh Karnik boycotted a function attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

Skill certification could soon be requirement for job in armed forces

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said a framework could be developed to incentivize skill certification as a requirement for employment in armed forces as well as for jobs by defence contractors.

Took 3 months to figure out armed forces ranks: Parrikar

Former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who was handpicked as Defence Minister by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Saturday said taking over the key portfolio was nothing less than an adventure for him and it took him three months to get familiar with ranks in the armed forces.