Demilitarisation

Sri Lanka aims to demilitarise island by 2018

Sri Lanka intends to become completely demilitarised by 2018, the government said Wednesday, a significant announcement that will end the army`s involvement in civilian life after decades of ethnic war.

Jul 06, 2016, 13:56 PM IST
Parrikar hits out at Nawaz Sharif, says India doesn't need advice about troops in Siachen

Parrikar hits out at Nawaz Sharif, says India doesn't need advice about troops in Siachen

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday hits back at Pakistan over its suggestion that the Siachen Glacier should be demilitarised.

Oct 04, 2015, 20:13 PM IST

SL Army rejects calls for demilitarisation

Sri Lankan Army Thursday dismissed a government panel`s recommendation to demilitarise the former battle zones in Tamil-dominated north and east of the country to achieve normalcy.

Jan 24, 2013, 19:02 PM IST

NC calls for demilitarisation of J&K

Ruling National Conference in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday said the party favours demilitarisation of the state.

Nov 10, 2012, 21:36 PM IST

No link between Siachen, other issues: India

India said it does not see any link in making progress with Pakistan on the demilitarisation of Siachen glacier with resolving other bilateral issues.

Jun 16, 2012, 20:47 PM IST

Mirwaiz demands complete demilitarisation of J&K

Lauding the announcement of partial revocation of AFSPA, Moderate Hurriyat chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq demanded complete demilitarisation.

Oct 21, 2011, 18:23 PM IST

Efforts should be made to demilitarise Afghanistan: Eide

The top UN official in Afghanistan has said that efforts should be directed to engage insurgents in peace process and towards demilitarisation of the war-ravaged country.

Jan 04, 2010, 16:01 PM IST