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Italy warns `terrorists` could be crossing in migrant boats

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 18:38

Italy`s armed forces chief warned today that terrorists could be using migrant boats to cross the Mediterranean to Europe, amid increased concern among intelligence services of possible attacks by extremists.

Clashes between Nigeria army, Islamists kill 59: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 06:04

Clashes between Nigerian armed forces and Islamists after a daring attack on the military in the country`s restive northeast left 53 insurgents and six troops dead, a spokesman said.

Army, IAF chief stress on jointness among armed forces

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 21:49

Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh and IAF chief Arup Raha today addressed the top Navy brass and stressed on the need for jointness in the armed forces for effective fighting.

Can you discriminate between those dying to protect the nation?

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 13:34

Failure to enunciate clear cut transparent compensation norms for slain police and defence personnel has led to a piquant situation with contrasting levels of ex-gratia payment to their families.

Seven soldiers killed in Philippines clashes

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 17:12

At least seven soldiers were killed and 13 injured Thursday in separate encounters with suspected Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines, an official said.

Disciplinary ban on Suhag: Stuck to earlier stand, says Def Min

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 21:55

The Defence Ministry Tuesday said it has adhered to its stand taken earlier on the issue related to imposition of Discipline and Vigilance Ban on Army Chief- designate Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag by the then Army Chief Gen VK Singh.

Anil Chopra to take over as Western Naval Command chief today

Last Updated: Friday, June 06, 2014, 07:01

Vice Admiral Anil Chopra will take over as commander-in-chief of the Western Naval Command.

NCC must imbibe ideals of selfless service in youth: Officer

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 16:29

The relevance of National Cadet Corps (NCC) would grow in the coming years as an organisation that prepares good citizens and also a talent pool for the Armed forces, a top Army officer has said.

Ukraine on `combat alert` as rebels gain ground

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 02:38

Ukraine`s armed forces are on "full combat alert" against a possible Russian invasion, Kiev said today, as authorities admitted they were "helpless" to prevent pro-Kremlin insurgents tightening their grip on the increasingly chaotic east of the country.

We have to work together, Sharif tells armed forces

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:58

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today praised the powerful Army and its chief Gen Raheel Sharif and stressed on the need to work together for a strong economy, democracy and containment of terrorism.

Vice Admiral Dhowan takes over as Navy Chief

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:49

Admiral RK Dhowan, a navigation and direction specialist, was Thursday named the new chief of the Indian Navy.

New robot mannequin to test gen-next protective suits

Last Updated: Sunday, April 06, 2014, 20:13

A new robot mannequin that will help test the next generation of chemical and biological protective suits for the UK`s armed forces has been unveiled.