military

Agnipath: 500 trains cancelled, security beefed up in several states over Bharat Bandh

In view of the Bharatbandh call by some organisations as a protest against the Agnipath scheme, security has been beefed up in several states. Tight security forces are deployed in Bihar, Vijayawada, West Bengal's Howrah and Punjab to tackle any crisis that may arise. Parts of Delhi witnessed traffic jams as several roads were blocked ahead of the Congress' protest against the Agnipath and ongoing Rahul Gandhi's ED grilling.

published on : 20th June 2022

Army holds 2-day event in Kolkata to celebrate Vijay Diwas

Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16 to commemorate Indian Armed Forces’ victory along with Mukti-Bahini (Bangladesh Forces), over Pakistan in 1971 war.

published on : 15th December 2018

Iran warns Israel, US of 'devastating revenge'

Deputy head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards warns the US and Israeli leaders to expect a "devastating" response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade.

published on : 24th September 2018

India-US Armies begin joint exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' at Chaubattia

The 14th edition of joint India-US military training 'Yudh Abhyas' was inaugurated at foothills of Himalayas at Chaubattia in Uttarakhand's Almora on Sunday. 

published on : 17th September 2018

US cancels $300 million aid to Pakistan over record on insurgents

The suspension took place over Islamabad’s perceived failure to take decisive action against terrorists, in a new blow to deteriorating ties.

published on : 2nd September 2018

 The U S should dominate the space as well: Donald Trump

U S President Donald Trump on Monday said he was ordering the establishment of a sixth branch of the military to clear the way for American dominance of space.

published on : 19th June 2018

Military parade marks 78th Republic Day of Pakistan

The armed forces of Pakistan held a military parade on Friday, showcasing its nuclear-capable arsenal, tanks, jets, drones and other weapons systems to mark the 78th Pakistan Day. 

published on : 24th March 2018

South Korea-US military drills to resume despite North Korea thaw

South Korea and the US say they will resume joint military drills which was delayed to avoid clashing with the South's Winter Games.

published on : 20th March 2018

General Bipin Rawat lauds neighbour's military might, says Chinese have finally arrived

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Tuesday that as China rose in power, countries have started looking up to India as a balance to China's powers.

published on : 14th March 2018

Kim Jong Un's North Korea marks army anniversary with military parade

North Korea marked the founding anniversary of its army with a large military parade in Pyongyang

published on : 8th February 2018

Pentagon weighing options for U.S. military parade: Mattis

The U.S. Defense Department is exploring potential proposals for a military parade to honor U.S. service members, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Wednesday. 

published on : 8th February 2018

Lebanon ex-PM Hariri attends parade after returning to Beirut

Saad al-Hariri returns to Lebanon for the first time since resigning as prime minister in a speech made from Saudi Arabia. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

published on : 22nd November 2017

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya

Myanmar’s army releases a report denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, having days earlier replaced the general in charge of the operation.

published on : 14th November 2017

Philippines declares battle with Islamist rebels over in Marawi City

The Philippines announces the end to five months of military operations in a southern city held by pro-Islamic State rebels, after a fierce and unfamiliar urban war.

published on : 23rd October 2017

Philippines optimistic after ISIS-linked leaders killed

The Philippines’ military vows no letup in hunting down and destroying extremist groups loyal to Islamic State, saying Marawi City would be retaken.

published on : 17th October 2017

French army charter plane crashes in Ivory Coast, killing four

Four people have been killed and six others injured after a cargo plane chartered by the French military crashed into the sea near the airport in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, officials say. 

published on : 15th October 2017

Ukraine ammunition warehouse explodes in fiery blast

Explosions at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine could be seen early morning from the capital.

published on : 27th September 2017

Haryana woman slaps a military man repeatedly in Delhi, sparks outrage 

A woman named Smriti Kalra was filmed on the road slapping the driver of an army truck in uniform repeatedly. The video sparked outrage and led to her arrest on Friday.

published on : 15th September 2017

Xi Jinping calls for building elite forces during massive military parade

The Chinese President told the military to transform itself into an elite force, as he oversaw a parade with flybys of advanced jets and a mass rally of troops to mark 90 years of funding the army.

published on : 31st July 2017

Trump tells military personnel "I will always have your back"

"I pledge my unwavering support for you, for your families and your missions. I will always have your back," President Trump tells military personnel during a July 4 picnic at the White House. 

published on : 5th July 2017
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