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Tensions soar in east Jerusalem; Israel moves troops near Gaza

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 00:37

Tensions soared in Arab-dominated areas of east Jerusalem today following the death of a young Arab boy in a suspected "revenge" attack by right wing extremists as Israel moved troops to its border with Gaza Strip amid heavy rocket, mortar attacks by Hamas militants.

Israel launches air raids on Syrian positions

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 05:45

Israel carried out retaliatory air raids on Syrian army positions in the Golan Heights overnight, after a teenager on the Israeli side was killed in an attack from Syria, the army said early Monday.

Israel shells Lebanon after border blast

Last Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014, 05:00

Israel today shelled a post of the powerful Shiite movement Hezbollah inside Lebanon after its soldiers came under attack on the border.

SEBI asks fund houses to implement new IDF norms

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 20:55

Market regulator SEBI Tuesday asked fund houses to implement the new rules for Infrastructure Debt Funds (IDF).

IDFs can extend schemes' tenure by up to 2-year: Sebi

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 17, 2013, 15:39

The IDFs, which can be set up like mutual funds, can also invest funds collected for their schemes in bonds of public financial institutions and infrastructure finance companies.

Parity in taxation for non-resident investors in IDFs

Last Updated: Thursday, February 28, 2013, 17:15

"I propose to provide parity in taxation between an IDF- Mutual Fund that distributes income and an IDF-NBFC that pays interest, when the payment is made to a non-resident," Finance Minister P Chidambaram said in the Budget speech for 2013-14.

US, Israel hold largest ever joint military drill

Last Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2012, 11:47

The US and Israel simulated rocket attacks in the bilateral air-defence exercise named Austere Challenge 2012.

Govt clears tripartite agreement for operationalising IDF

Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012, 22:44

With an aim of infusing greater funds into infrastructure sector, the government today cleared a tripartite agreement for setting up of Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDF) to re-finance bank debt to the sector.

Israel admits to using cyber-warfare

Last Updated: Monday, June 04, 2012, 12:45

The Israeli military is using cyber-warfare to curb attacks on the country`s cyber space and to counter enemies on the net, the authorities say.

Israeli officer suspended for attacking protester

Last Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012, 12:53

A senior military officer was filmed assaulting an unarmed activist protesting Israeli occupation policies in the West Bank.

Iran threat: Iron Dome to be in central Israel

Last Updated: Monday, February 20, 2012, 10:12

Iron Dome is part of an ambitious multi-layered defence programme to protect Israeli towns and cities.

IDF plans to use social networking sites for improving image

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 01, 2009, 19:46

As part of its cyber defence strategy, Israeli military plans to set up a separate unit that would use social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to reach out to international audience.