Army's women officers hope to serve in combat roles soon?

When Captain Divya Ajith leads the first all-women contingent of the Army this Republic Day, she will carry on her shoulders the hopes and aspirations of women officers to soon serve the nation in combat roles.

Bob Geldof to fire up charity hit 30 years on to fight Ebola

Musician and philanthropist Bob Geldof, who in 1984 inspired a host of rock stars to record a charity single for Africa, will raise money to combat Ebola with a new version of the song.

Mental disorders, not combat, tied to military suicide: Study

Mental disorders including depression and alcohol abuse were linked to a higher risk of suicide among current and former military personnel but combat exposure and number of deployments were not.

Over 70 killed in warlords` battle for Somali port: UN

Battles between rival warlords in Somalia`s key southern port city of Kismayo killed at least 71 people last month, UN officials said.

Afghan pilots learn air assault tactics from 101st

101st Combat Aviation Brigade Commander Colonel Paul Bontrager said the Afghans need to be weaned off American aviation during the drawdown of US forces this year.

No combat role for women personnel as of now: Army study

Around 200 new vacancies for granting permanent commission to women officers will be created in army but they will have to wait for some more time before getting combat roles, an Army study has said.

Chinese army urged to be combat ready

A senior Chinese military official has called on the armed forces to strengthen combat preparedness and ensure victories in wars, reports Xinhua.

Japan likely to base F-15s combat Chinese intruders

The Defense Ministry of Japan is thinking of stationing F-15 fighter jets at a remote airport halfway from Naha to Taiwan.

NATO meet at Brussels, brainstorm over Afghan funding

Top from the US and NATO allies met Wednesday at Brussels to finalize the combat handover program.

New Pentagon rules move women closer to combat

The Pentagon is recommending to Congress that
women be allowed to serve in more jobs closer to the front
lines.

US Marines to wind down Afghan combat in 2012

US Marines
will march out of Afghanistan by the thousands next year,
winding down combat in the Taliban heartland, senior US military officers
say.

IOR-ARC pledges to jointly combat piracy menace

Concerned at growing sea piracy in
the Indian Ocean, the IOR-ARC pledged to jointly combat the menace through
sharing of info-tech assistance.

India, B’desh determined to combat militancy: PC

Home Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday
said India and Bangladesh were determined to jointly combat
the menace of militancy and terrorism as he appreciated
Dhaka`s cooperation against cross-border insurgency.

Orissa to raise SOG strength to combat Maoists

With Maoists expanding their
network in Orissa, the state government on Friday decided to
strengthen the elite anti-Naxal SOG
by raising another 35 units and a CISF-like force, besides
filling vacant posts of officers.

‘India, US should combat terror financing jointly’

India plays a very important role in
combating global terrorist financing and there is need for New
Delhi and the US to share the best practices in this regard to
curb the menace, a top American official said on Wednesday.

Soon, a vaccine for deadly meningitis B

Meningitis B is very deadly and can kill babies and toddlers in under four hours.

Soon, a vaccine for deadly meningitis B

Meningitis B is very deadly and can kill babies and toddlers in under four hours.

Women as resilient to combat stress as men

Female military service-members are as resilient as men.

Women as resilient to combat stress as men

Contrary to the widely accepted view that women are more vulnerable to the negative impact of trauma exposure than men, a new study has suggested that they may be as resilient to combat stress as men.

Russia to place improved antiaircraft missiles on combat duty

Russia will place a
second regiment, operating the newest antiaircraft
missile system S-400 Triumph, on permanent combat alert in the
Moscow region.