The joint tri-service drills came up for discussion when defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman met her French counterpart Florence Parly in Paris last week to explore ways to strengthen bilateral military ties read more
The Defence Cyber Agency, the Defence Space Agency and the Special Operation Division will be tri-service agencies and will draw from each service and serve under the command of the Chairman, Chief of Staff Committee. read more
A South African soldier from the United Nations Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUSCO) takes his position as gun fire erupts close by outside Oicha. “I am always anticipating an attack,” said Maijeke, a soldier, of how it feels to be in the DRC’s “triangle of death”, as part of a UN peacekeeping force helping the Congolese army hunt down a militia group slaughtering civilians.
Nine youths were picked up by the Army from different areas of Tinsukia district on February 18, 1994 on suspicion that they were involved in the killing of a top tea garden executive. The soldiers killed five of the youths in a fake encounter, branding... read more
In 2004, 16 containers had brought the scrap of the Gulf War from Tughlaqabad in Delhi to SD Steel Factory, Kashipur for melting. The scrap had a total of 556 objects which were later established as missiles. One of the missiles exploded on December... read more
First held in 2012, the literary festival was the only to be named after a living author. Since Khushwant Singh did most of his writing in Kasauli, it was only fitting that the festival be organised at the hill station. read more