The government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that Indian army's response during Kargil war was sluggish as it sought and obtained a stay of the Armed Forces Tribunal's order quashing the 2009 policy to have a combat unit commanded by a colonel at the age of 37 years.
A Muslim United Liberation Tigers of Assam militant was apprehended during a joint operation by the Army and the police today from Modati village in lower Assam's Kokrajhar district, a defence spokesman said.
An American general and a senior Afghan police officer say the Afghan military has pushed the Taliban from a key district in a southern province. It was the first solo Afghan operation since international combat troops left at the end of last year.
Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned India of a "befitting response" to alleged provocation along the Line of Control (LoC), just days before the arrival of Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar here.
Demanding early implementation of the 'one rank, one pension' scheme, BJP MP Tarun Vijay on Thursday suggested that "privileges" of MPs and MLAs be withdrawn and the money be used to fulfil the long-standing demand of the ex-servicemen if government is facing fund crunch.
Nigeria`s elections chief Wednesday ruled out any further postponement to the country`s upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls, despite the country`s Boko Haram insurgents vowing to stymie the ballot.