veterans

Controversy over veteran's letter to President on 'politicisation of military', some deny writing it

A letter, purportedly signed by 150 veterans, addressing the 'politicisation of the military' went viral on social media. 

Apr 12, 2019, 13:12 PM IST

Donald Trump welcomes wounded veterans, soldiers for service to White House

President Donald Trump is thanking wounded veterans and soldiers for their service as he welcomes them to the White House.

Apr 06, 2017, 21:09 PM IST

One-member panel to study OROP, veterans unhappy

The government on Monday appointed a one-member judicial committee to look into the implementation of the OROP scheme.

Dec 15, 2015, 01:00 AM IST

Veterans threaten to scale up OROP agitation

The agitation by the ex-servicemen to press for `One Rank One Pension` completed its 93rd day on Tuesday, and the protest leaders said a mega rally will be held on December 13 if the issue is not resolved by then.

Sep 15, 2015, 20:42 PM IST

Veterans hold rally, seek changes in One Rank One Pension scheme approved by Modi govt

Hundreds of ex-servicemen held a rally here on Saturday, seeking some changes in the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme approved by the central government.

Sep 12, 2015, 16:35 PM IST

Veterans to hold 'Gaurav Rally' to decide future OROP course

After getting clarity from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the issue of Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS), ex-servicemen protesting for the implementation of the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme, on Sunday said that they would be organising a `Gaurav Rally` on September 12 to decide their future course of action.

Sep 06, 2015, 16:08 PM IST

OROP: Veterans trying to meet central ministers

 Representatives of ex-servicemen on Tuesday said they were trying to meet Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar to discuss the One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue.

Aug 26, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

Working with veterans great learning experience: John Abraham

 Bollywood actor John Abraham, who has worked with the likes of Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal and Naseeruddin Shah in "Welcome Back", says that working with such veterans was great learning experience for him.

Aug 08, 2015, 13:18 PM IST

World War II veterans to attend 'Unbroken' screening

World War II veterans, Fiske Hanley and Don Graves, will be attending the screening of the film 'Unbroken', which is based on the life former POW Louis Zamperini.

Dec 26, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

Discarded veterans Kamran Akmal, Shoaib Malik named in Pakistan 30-men WC squad

Discarded veterans -- Kamran Akmal and Shoaib Malik -- and suspended off spinner Saeed Ajmal have been named in Pakistan's preliminary squad of 30 players for the World Cup 2015.

Dec 06, 2014, 18:10 PM IST

Pink Floyd, David Bowie help UK vinyl sales cross million mark

This year, vinyl sales in the UK have passed the one million mark for the first time since 1996, thanks to veterans Pink Floyd and David Bowie.

Nov 30, 2014, 19:10 PM IST

Uruguay begin renewal without Diego Lugano and Diego Forlan

The disgraced Luis Suarez and ageing veterans Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano are all missing from the first post-World Cup Uruguay squad announced on Thursday for two friendlies in Asia next month.

Aug 22, 2014, 08:52 AM IST

China`s Vietnam veterans fighting new battle

Marginalised and misunderstood, Chinese Vietnam veterans -- who fought in a little-celebrated war against their southern neighbours -- risk beatings and prison in a new battle with government officials.

Jun 11, 2014, 12:55 PM IST

Oz`s `golden oldies` in danger of losing team spots to `youth cavalry` in World T20: Report

The `golden oldies` of Australia`s Twenty20 squad may likely be replaced by a youth cavalry to rescue their faltering World T20 campaign in Bangladesh, according to a report.

Mar 25, 2014, 13:21 PM IST

Spending time outdoors may improve veterans` mental health

Veterans who participate in outdoor excursions enjoy better mental health than their peers who are confined indoors, according to a new study.

Jul 26, 2013, 20:39 PM IST

Gurkha veterans honoured by UK

Britain has honoured the families of six Gurkha veterans, who made the ultimate
sacrifice while serving in the British Army, with Elizabeth Cross and Memorial Scroll.

Jul 24, 2010, 19:56 PM IST

Suicide is rising among young male war veterans in US

Home from war and out of the military, young male veterans appear to be committing suicide at a higher rate.

Jan 12, 2010, 15:49 PM IST