Boko Haram wages new Nigeria attacks as Kerry visits

Boko Haram fighters on Sunday overran a strategic town in northeastern Nigeria and seized a military base, as Secretary of State John Kerry pledged further US support for the counter-insurgency.

'Adopt a nuanced approach to tackle counter-insurgency in J&K'

Jammu and Kashmir's top Army commander has said the parameters for determining success in counter-insurgency operations have not kept pace with the changing environment, leading to "confusion" in the minds of the personnel.

India, China to hold army exercise from Nov 16 in Pune

India and China will hold a joint "Hand-in-Hand" army exercise from November 16 in Pune that will focus on counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactics, weeks after a stand-off between their troops along the border in Ladakh region.

IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition: Spokesman
IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition: Spokesman

The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition at its Executive Board meeting this week, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials.

DRDO develops corner-shot rifle for counter-insurgency

India`s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has developed a corner-shot rifle for the special forces that provides greater safety during counter-insurgency operations as its user is not in the direct line of fire, a top official has said.

Suicides claim more lives in Army than bullets

Suicides proved to be the Army`s biggest adversary than enemy`s bullets with around 100 troops losing their lives in acts of self-annihilation.

Chhattisgarh opens three counter-insurgency schools

Chhattisgarh, the state worst hit by Maoist violence, Friday announced the opening of three counter-insurgency and anti-terrorism schools to train policemen to take on the left wing rebels.

B`desh keen to learn counter-insurgency tactics from Lanka

B’desh expresses keenness to learn counter-insurgency tactics from Lankan forces which successfully eliminated LTTE killing its chief Prabhakaran last year.