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  • Iran rejects US call for inspecting Iranian military sites

    Iran rejects US call for inspecting Iranian military sites

    Iran on Sunday rejected the recent US call for allowing foreign inspection of Iranian military sites under the pretext of the 2015 nuclear deal. The issue of allowing foreign access to Iranian military sites is basically not included in the......

    January 15, 2018
  • Rohingya rebel ambush in Rakhine wounds 3: Myanmar army

    Rohingya rebel ambush in Rakhine wounds 3: Myanmar army

    Two Myanmar security officers and a driver were wounded by Rohingya rebels who ambushed their vehicle in northern Rakhine state, the army said on Saturday, the first apparent insurgent attack to hit the violence-scarred region in weeks. Rakhine was plunged......

    January 6, 2018
  • Two Russian pilots killed in military chopper crash in Syria

    Two Russian pilots killed in military chopper crash in Syria

    A Russian military helicopter crashed near Hama in northwest Syria last week, killing both of its pilots, Russia's Defence Ministry announced on Wednesday. A technician aboard the doomed Mi-24 chopper survived Sunday's crash, which was caused by mechanical problems, the......

    January 4, 2018
  • J-K: BSF jawan from Bengal killed in sniper fire by Pakistan

    J-K: BSF jawan from Bengal killed in sniper fire by Pakistan

    A BSF head constable, RP Hazara, from West Bengal was killed when Pakistan Rangers indiscriminately targeted Indian posts in the Samba sector of the Jammu division on Wednesday. According to media reports, Pakistan Rangers opened sniper fire at Indian positions......

    January 3, 2018
  • US blocks USD 255 million military aid to Pak

    US blocks USD 255 million military aid to Pak

    The United States has suspended its USD 255 million military aid to Pakistan for now, the White House has confirmed, saying the fate of such assistance will depend on Islamabad's response to terrorism on its soil. The confirmation comes on......

    January 2, 2018
  • Kim Jong-un made less public appearances in 2017

    Kim Jong-un made less public appearances in 2017

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un made relatively fewer public appearances in 2017 since he assumed power in 2011 and about 30 per cent less than 2016, South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Friday. Kim conducted 94 inspections in factories, farms,......

    December 29, 2017
  • Civil-military equation

    Civil-military equation

    The primary responsibility of a sovereign state is to defend its territory. This is precisely the duty of the country’s military establishment, security being the major aspect of the national budget. There are, however, more than twenty sovereign countries that......

    November 20, 2017
  • US military reports 20,348 sexual assaults in 4 years

    US military reports 20,348 sexual assaults in 4 years

    The US military has reported a total of 20,348 sexual assaults from 2013 to 2016 at the country's defence installations around the world, the Pentagon said in a new report. The report, provided by the Department of Defence's Sexual Assault......

    November 18, 2017
  • Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

    Pakistan, US trade blame over cross-border terrorism

    Top Pakistani and US military commanders have blamed each other for not doing enough to stop cross-border terrorism, the media reported on Friday. The two-day visit of US Central Command (Centcom) Commander General Joseph Votel, in which he held meetings......

    November 17, 2017
  • Iraqi military helicopter crashes, 7-member crew killed

    Iraqi military helicopter crashes, 7-member crew killed

    Iraq's Defense Ministry says a military helicopter has crashed during a training exercise, killing all seven crew members on board. The statement says the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter crashed on Sunday in the central Wasit province. The cause of the accident......

    November 12, 2017
  • Drone from Syria approaches Israel, intercepted by missile

    Drone from Syria approaches Israel, intercepted by missile

    An Israeli Patriot missile intercepted a drone from Syria that approached the Jewish state's disputed border with Syria near the Golan Heights on Saturday. The aerial vehicle was demolished before it entered the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights, a military spokesperson told......

    November 11, 2017
  • Nirmala Sitharaman assures defence firms over licensing, tax concerns

    Nirmala Sitharaman assures defence firms over licensing, tax concerns

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday issued directions to officials for addressing top military firms' concerns over licensing and tax issues and reiterated the government's commitment to facilitating private sector's participation in defence manufacturing. Sitharaman discussed various issues relating to......

    October 29, 2017
  • Dignity is what the military seeks

    Dignity is what the military seeks

    There has been rising discontent within the armed forces on reports of likely degradation in their status as against other central services. There are fears of it being downgraded to Group B, rather than remaining the Group A service it......

    October 10, 2017