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Lawmaker calls for end of ban on Sikh articles in US military

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:11

A top American lawmaker asked the Pentagon to end a ban on Sikh articles of faith including turban and beard in the US military -- a long-standing demand of the Sikh-American community.

US Navy SEAL team of Osama raid fame, targeted al Shabab leader in Somalia

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 08:36

US forces launched raids in Libya and Somalia following the deadly attack on a Nairobi shopping mall last month, capturing a top al Qaeda figure wanted for the 1998 US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania.

US government shutdown: Armed Forces will be paid on time, assures Obama

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 10:51

In a bid to avoid the US government shutdown’s adverse impact on US Armed Forces, President Barack Obama has signed a bill to maintain pay & allowances for members of the American military.

Obama thanks Armed forces for taking out bin Laden

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 22, 2013, 12:39

US President Barack Obama addressed the American armed forces, thanking them for getting the prized scalp of Osama bin Laden.

Don`t lift gay ban yet: Pentagon

Last Updated: Saturday, May 01, 2010, 14:25

Top US military officials urged Congress not to lift or ease a ban on gays serving openly in the armed forces until they have a strategy to address "concerns" about the move among troops.