Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Chandigarh (Punjab), [India], Dec 8 (ANI): To ensure better interface between the public and the armed forces, various defence experts on Saturday emphasised the need to bring far more openness in defence matters to mobilise public opinion in the larger interest of national security.
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Bamako [Mali] Nov 24 (ANI/Sputnik): The French Armed Forces Ministry on Saturday informed that the French troops active under Operation Barkhane in Africa's Sahel region have managed to kill around 30 terrorists in Mali.
Updated : 8 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said that the armed forces are not bound by her
Chandigarh [India], Nov 14 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday deplored attempts to politicise the defence forces, asserting that the armed forces were meant to report only to their regimental heads and not work at the behest of the political dispensation. Th
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Cairo [Egypt], Oct 27 (Sputnik/ANI): Egyptian Armed Forces prevented the smuggling of weapons and large batches of drugs from neighboring Libya, an army spokesperson said in a statement on Saturday.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 17 (ANI): The United States Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) took action against a vast network of businesses providing a financial lifeline to the Basij Resistance Force (Basij), a paramilitary force subordinate to Iran's Islami
Kandahar Province [Afghanistan], Oct 15 (ANI): The laying down of barbed wires along Durand Line by Pakistan border guards led to a skirmish between the armed forces of Afghanistan and Pakistan on Sunday.
Updated : 9 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 1 (ANI): Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Monday asserted that after due review of the security scenarios, the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) has been lifted from many parts of the country.
Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Sept 30 (ANI): Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday vehemently stated that although no talks would take place unless terrorism is put to an end in Pakistan, India is strongly responding to every ceasefire violation being carried out by the neighbour co
Updated : 9 months, 4 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sep 26 (ANI): Former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh opined that is it vital for the armed forces of the country to remain "uncontaminated" from any "sectarian appeal".
Updated : 10 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 4 (ANI): Recognising the significance of social media and role it plays in modern-day warfare, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday said that it should be leveraged to the country's advantage.
Updated : 11 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug. 15 (ANI): On the occasion of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind has approved 131 Gallantry Awards to members of Armed Forces Personnel and Paramilitary Forces.