Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Afghan forces take over nationwide security from NATO: Karzai
Karzai announced on Tuesday that Afghan forces have taken over the security responsibility for the e...
Can`t wait for last gun to fall silent to repeal AFSPA: Omar
Omar Abdullah today asked the Centre to set in motion a mechanism which could guide in repealing of ...
Cyber Command set to be reality for Armed forces
The Armed forces are in the process of finalising a proposal to set up a Cyber Command and it would ...
Maoists attack Chhattisgarh police camp
The Maoists early Wednesday attacked two police camps in Chhattisgarh but there were no reports of c...
RBI yet to order banks to clear dues of armed forces pensioners
Despite the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ordering banks to clear all dues of armed forces pensioners,...
Security forces clash with Naxals; 1 killed, three injured
A security personnel was killed and three were injured in a gun battle between the police and the Ma...
`Pakistan cruise missiles pose key challenge to India`
Pakistan is arming itself with nuclear capable cruise missiles with stealth capabilities.
ST, SC demand repeal of AFSPA from Tripura
Schedule Caste Schedule tribe Other Backward Communities Development Council (SCSTOBCDC), an indepen...
AFMC to conduct DNA profile of soldiers
AFMC has started a project to conduct DNA profile of soldiers and develop necessary protocol for ide...
Five complaints of sexual exploitation against TTEs in 2012
Five complaints related to sexual exploitation of women in trains were registered against TTEs and o...
If no progress with FARC, then peace talks over: Colombian President
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said that if peace talks with the FARC make no progress, ...
Bangalore all set to host largest air show in Asia
Aero India, the largest air show in Asia and one of the world`s most important military aviation exh...
`Rejection of Justice Verma panel report on AFSPA unfortunate`
PDP`s Mufti Mohammad Sayeed dubbed rejection of Justice J S Verma committee`s recommendation on AFSP...
Verma panel’s recommendations on AFSPA may not be implemented?
After Justice Verma panel made recommendations for changing laws to check crimes against women, gove...
Obama thanks Armed forces for taking out bin Laden
US President Barack Obama addressed the American armed forces, thanking them for getting the prized ...
Armed forces recruitment norms eased in Naxal-hit areas: MoS
The government has relaxed recruitment norms by lowering the education qualification and physical re...
Succession row: AFT asks govt to respond to Lt Gen`s petition
The AFT asked the government to file its reply to a petition by a senior Lt General who has challeng...
AFMS keen to set up first intestinal transplant facility
Armed forces to start intestinal transplant facility at defence hospital in Delhi, lack of which in ...
Lt Gen challenges promotion of two colleagues
The two officers in question are Eastern Army Commander Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag, who is likely to ...
Indiscipline in Armed Forces should not be forgiven: HC
Discipline in Armed Forces is of "paramount" importance and acts of indiscipline should no...
There`s more to Manipur killings than meets the eye: Supreme Court
Supreme Court said a proper probe is needed into various encounter killings in Manipur and suggested...
`Pakistan`s defence preparedness security-driven`
The possibility of state-to-state conflict cannot be totally eliminated, Pakistan`s second highest r...
Irom Sharmila completes 12 years fast
The `Iron Lady of Manipur` Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has been on a hunger strike since 2000 demanding...
SRK on ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’: Hope it helps popularise armed forces
Shah Rukh Khan is happy that he is playing an army officer in "Jab Tak Hai Jaan", and hope...
Another battle for next Army Chief
The dust has hardly settled after former Army Chief Gen VK Singh`s court battle with the Government ...
Reorient mindsets, give up segmented approaches: PM to forces
Identifying cyber world and space as the sources of new threats, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ...
Colombian govt, rebels to begin peace talks Oct 17
Peace talks between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC...
One Rank One Pension: Cabinet approves Rs 2,300 cr plan for ex-armed forces
The Armed forces have been agitating for One Rank One Pension scheme for quite some time now.
Turkey military killed 25 militants in Iraq
The Turkish Army also destroyed dozens of shelters for the PKK rebels, several ammunition depots and...
Ukraine to halve armed forces by 2017
The Ukrainian Armed Forces are to be downsized almost 50 percent by 2017.
India to lodge protest with China over `tip` to pilots?
Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had gifted Rs 100,000 in sealed envelopes to two Ind...
Colombian rebels propose truce for peace talks
Colombia`s main leftist rebel group named three negotiators, including a high-ranking guerrilla now ...
Over Rs 2 L cr spent on defence equipment in 3 yrs
India spent around Rs two lakh crore for procuring defence equipment for its armed forces in the las...
Lankan personnel being trained in different states: Govt
India was training armed forces personnel from Sri Lanka in different states of the country includin...
Italy`s macho soldiers asked to remove tattoos
Italy`s armed forces have passed new regulations to prevent and contain practices that might affect ...
Defence forces ready to meet any challenge: PM
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said the defence forces are ready to meet any challenge a...
Armed forces should avoid wasteful expenditure: Antony
Defence Minister A K Antony said the government will provide maximum possible support to the armed f...
War memorial issue: Antony says things progressing
There have been demands by the armed forces for a War Memorial in the national capital.
Fight against terrorism is 4th world war: Pranab
Fight against terrorism is the fourth world war and India has been on the frontlines of this, Presid...
`Turkey aborts attack on Syria at last minute`
Turkey chose not to attack Syria because of the political risk attached to such a bombing campaign.
Turkey denies fighter jet shot down by Syria
Media reports suggest the F-4 Phantom probably crashed due to human error after the pilots failed to...
Londoners lose legal bid to stop Olympics missiles
The residents fear the missile base above their heads could make them the focus of a terrorist attac...
Ramdas seeks probe into controversies on Armed Forces
Former Navy Chief Admiral L Ramdas has sought setting up of a commission to probe the recent controv...
Titanic discoverer`s ship finds Turkish pilots
A vessel owned by US ocean explorer Robert Ballard is best known for discovering the wreck of the Ti...
Wreckage of downed Turkish plane located
Syria maintains that it shot down the Turkish warplane over its territorial waters after it intruded...
No hostility for Turkey: Syria
Turkish President Abdullah Gul has vowed to do whatever is required following the incident in which ...
`Turkish jet may have breached Syria airspace’
Relations between Turkey and Syria were already tense before the downing of the F4 plane.
Syria downs Turkish jet; Ankara vows to take steps
It was the most clear and dramatic escalation in tensions between Turkey and Syria.
Armed forces to study health risks in higher altitude
Armed forces will conduct studies related to blood disorders and heart diseases risks of soldiers in...
Pakistan not hostile towards anyone: Gen Kayani
Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said that Pakistan is a peace loving nation.
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