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Three militants gunned down by security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara, infiltration bid foiled

Three militants gunned down by security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara, infiltration bid foiled

At least three militants were killed when the Indian Army foiled an infiltration bid on the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Monday, an official said.

Proposal cleared for modernisation of Army's armoured vehicles

Proposal cleared for modernisation of Army's armoured vehicles

The modernisation of the armoured vehicles will enhance their overall performance besides enabling them to fully operate at night.

Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month

A North Korean soldier defected to the South after crossing the heavily fortified border, a defence ministry spokesman said on Saturday, the second soldier to defect this month.

Russia claims it killed two more Islamic State commanders in Syria

The Russian defence ministry said on Saturday it killed around 180 militants and the two commanders al-Beljiki and al-Masri in air strikes close to Deir al-Zor on June 6 and June 8.

Russia accuses US of deploying missiles in Syria

 "United States has moved two HIMARS multiple rocket launchers from Jordan to the Al-Tanaf US special forces base": Russian defence ministry

Disabled soldiers to get pension who retired prematurely before

Earlier the ministry used to pay pension to the disabled soldiers who retired after January 1, 2006.

Seoul says North Korean soldier defects across DMZ

The soldier, who has not been publicly identified, approached a South Korean border guard post and expressed a wish to defect, the ministry said in a statement. 

Human shield: NHRC seeks action taken report from Defence Ministry

Taking cognisance of a complaint alleging rights violation in the 'human shield' incident involving the Army in Jammu and Kashmir, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Defence Ministry seeking details of the action taken on it.

Thai opposition activist says training ''civilian warriors'' to oust junta

Army chief suggested Wuthipong could have been behind an explosion at a military hospital in Bangkok on Monday that wounded 24 people.

Massive fire in MP ordinance factory, no casualty

A massive fire broke out in an ordinance factory here on Saturday evening after a series of explosions of bombs made there, an official said. No casualties have been reported in the incident.

Iraqi forces try to bring civilians out of west Mosul, US pledges more support

Iraqi government forces attempted to evacuate civilians from Mosul`s Islamic State-held Old City on Tuesday so that troops could clear the area, but militant snipers hampered the effort, Iraqi officers said.

North Korea engine test may be prelude to partial ICBM flight

North Korea has likely mastered the technology to power the different stages of an intercontinental ballistic missile and may show it off soon, analysts say, but is likely still a long way from being able to hit the mainland United States.

Opposition accuses government of reducing allocation for defence ministry

The opposition today accused the government of reducing the allocation for the defence ministry to the lowest level since the 1962 war with China and claimed that the 'achhe din' (good days) have not come for soldiers.

Russia sends 150 demining experts to Syria's Palmyra: Report

Russia sends 150 demining experts to Syria's Palmyra: Report

More than 150 Russian demining experts have arrived in Syria to help demine the ancient city of Palmyra, Russian news agencies quoted the Defence Ministry as saying on Thursday.

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley given additional charge of Defence Ministry

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley given additional charge of Defence Ministry

Arun Jaitley was given the additional charge of Defence Ministry on Monday.

Ceasefire announced in Syria's eastern Ghouta: Russia

Ceasefire announced in Syria's eastern Ghouta: Russia

A ceasefire has been declared in Syria's Eastern Ghouta, a rebel bastion near Damascus, to run from midnight on Sunday to March 20, Russia's defence ministry said Tuesday.

Defence Ministry seeks CBI probe in Army exam paper leak

The Defence Ministry has sought a CBI inquiry in the leak of an Army recruitment exam paper, sources said here on Thursday.

This is why Indian Air Force is secretive about 36 Rafale fighter jet deal

This is why Indian Air Force is secretive about 36 Rafale fighter jet deal

Details of the agreement signed between Indian and French authorities regarding supply of 36 Rafale aircraft cannot be disclosed as they are confidential in nature, the Air Force has said.

OFB Recruitment 2017: Here's how you can apply online for 7048 Trade Apprentice posts at Ordnance Factory Board, Defence Ministry

OFB Recruitment 2017: Here's how you can apply online for 7048 Trade Apprentice posts at Ordnance Factory Board, Defence Ministry

Here's how you can apply online for 7048 Trade Apprentic posts at Ordnance Factory Board, Defence Ministry

Defence Ministry eyeing enhanced allocation in budget: Subhash R​ Bhamre

The Defence Ministry has pushed for enhanced allocation in the upcoming budget, Minister of State for Defence, Subhash R Bhamre indicated on Thursday.