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Amnesty for armed forces deserters in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka on Wednesday announced a one-month amnesty to soldiers who have deserted the armed forces.

AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months

AFSPA extended in Assam by 6 months

 The controversial AFSPA has been extended by six months in entire Assam and the 20km-wide belt in Meghalaya bordering the state with the Centre declaring that the "disturbed area" status, which has been in force since 1990, will continue.

No change in rank structure, status of armed forces personnel: Defence Ministry

No change in rank structure, status of armed forces personnel: Defence Ministry

The Defence Ministry on Thursday said there has been no down-gradation or any change in the existing equivalence of the Service ranks vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts.

Armed forces upset over rank parity; Manohar Parrikar promises to address issue

Armed forces upset over rank parity; Manohar Parrikar promises to address issue

The armed forces are upset with a letter issued by the Defence Ministry regarding their rank parity vis-a-vis their civilian counterparts prompting Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to personally look into the issue and promising to come up with a solution soon.

Call of humanity inspires our armed forces: Top quotes from PM Modi's speech in Bhopal

Call of humanity inspires our armed forces: Top quotes from PM Modi's speech in Bhopal

Our army doesn't say but displays its valour, PM Modi said.

7th Pay Commission: Modi govt's Diwali bonanza to armed forces! Indian Soldiers to get 10% arrears

7th Pay Commission: Modi govt's Diwali bonanza to armed forces! Indian Soldiers to get 10% arrears

Government is going to bring further cheers for the armed forces this Diwali, as it has decided to disburse 10 percent arrears to them on an ad hoc basis.

Govt trashes charge of disability pension for armed forces being reduced

Govt trashes charge of disability pension for armed forces being reduced

The government tonight rubbished media reports which claimed the disability pension for armed forces has been reduced and said it has rather been "significantly increased" in the case of  90 per cent of the armed forces personnel as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.

Time to support armed forces, not politicise strikes: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday attempted to turn the tables on the ruling BJP by saying that it was time to support the armed forces in fighting terror and not make loud claims. The party reiterated its demand that the government come forth with proof of the surgical strikes.

Retaliate to any infiltration bid at border with full force: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to armed forces

Retaliate to any infiltration bid at border with full force: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to armed forces

Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar had issued a demarche to Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit  on Tuesday.

 

7th Pay Commission: Indian soldiers to get new salaries in September pay

7th Pay Commission: Indian soldiers to get new salaries in September pay

Satisfied with assurances by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee (CoSC) Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha has issued directions to all service headquarters asking them to issue orders for implementation of the 7th Pay Commission.

7th Pay Commission: Parrikar meets Service Chiefs, assures to resolve all issues at earliest

7th Pay Commission: Parrikar meets Service Chiefs, assures to resolve all issues at earliest

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday met the Service Chiefs and the members of the Armed Forces Pay Commission Cell to discuss the anomalies in the 7th Pay Commission of the Armed Forces.

Fiji military chief visits New Zealand for rebuilding of links between the armed forces

The Fijian military head arrived in New Zealand on Wednesday to continue the rebuilding of links between the armed forces of the two countries.

Haryana enhances ex-gratia for kin of armed forces from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 50 lakh

Haryana government has enhanced the ex-gratia grant given to the family members of the armed forces personnel, who sacrifice their lives in the line of duty, from Rs 20 lakh to Rs 50 lakh.

Slowly, women in large numbers will be part of armed forces: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the NCC has been asked to encourage the girl cadets to take up such activities.

Left parties join hands ahead of polls in Northeast states

Joining hands ahead of elections in some northeastern states, the left parties have called for unity among themselves to stamp out corruption and communalism from the region.

Chennai floods: Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma hail Armed forces!

Chennai floods: Amitabh Bachchan, Anushka Sharma hail Armed forces!

Big B, Anushka Sharma salute Indian Armed Forces for help during Chennai floods.

Armed forces continue rescue operations in Chennai

NDRF and army are helping and rescuing people in Chennai but things are stiil not well there. The Airports are all covered in water.

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Military personnels have 50% risk of motor neurone disease

It is extremely rare, affecting only five to seven people in every 100,000 in the UK.

Prioritise needs, spend efficiently: MoS Defence to armed forces

Minister of State for Defence, Rao Inderjit Singh on Thursday asked the armed forces to "prioritise" their requirements in view of the limited budget and also spend the allocated money efficiently.