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20 June, 2018 3:34 PM Anti-terror ops will continue in J&K, says Army Chief

As Jammu and Kashmir came under Governor’s rule on Wednesday, Army Chief Gen. Bipin Rawat said it will not have any impact on the ongoing anti-terror operations in the Valley. “We don’t have any kind of political interference,” he said in response to questions from the media. The operation would continue as earlier. The month-long Non-Initiation of Combat 17

20 June, 2018 2:47 PM Russia Warns Against Trump's "Alarming" Plans For US Space Domination

Donald Trump had called on the Pentagon to create a "Space Force" that would become the sixth branch of the American military. Moscow: Russia on Wednesday expressed alarm over US President Donald Trump's call for the United States to dominate space exploration and his plan to create a separate branch of the military called a Space Force. Russian foreign 19

20 June, 2018 2:42 PM India, Maldives talks to end logjam

NEW DELHI: A high-level meeting of defence officials later this month will seek to end the logjam in the India-Maldives relations over strategic issues, sources have confirmed. According to the sources, one possible solution to the problem caused by the Yameen government’s insistence on returning two helicopters India had stationed in the Maldives for the past few years 22

20 June, 2018 11:11 AM Bihar Military Police Personnel Shot Dead In Gaya

Patna: A military police personnel was shot dead today in Bihar's Gaya district, police said. Guddu Sharma of the Bihar Military Police (BMP) was shot dead near Madarpur village when he was on his way to join duty in Bodh Gaya. "Motorcycle-borne criminals fired five bullets in his chest and he died on the spot," a district police official said. Angry 25

19 June, 2018 7:22 AM Americans own 40% of all firearms globally: Survey

Americans make up only four percent of the global population but they own 40 percent of the world's firearms, a new study said today. There are more than one billion firearms in the world but 85 percent of those are in the hands of civilians, with the remainder held by law enforcement and the military, according to the Small Arms Survey. The survey 20

19 June, 2018 2:26 AM Trump Orders Creation Of New "Space Force", Sixth Branch Of Armed Forces

Donald Trump has floated this idea before but has offered few details about how the Space Force would operate. Washington: US President Donald Trump said Monday that he would direct the Defense Department and the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" - an independent sixth branch of the armed forces. Trump has floated this idea before - in March, he said he initially 45

18 June, 2018 6:23 PM 3 Terrorists Arrested in Manipur

One active cadre of proscribed terror outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Noyon) was arrested by security forces during search operation conducted at Ningthemcha Karong area in Imphal West district. Imphal: Security forces have arrested three militants belonging to two different outfits in Manipur, police said on Monday. One active cadre of proscribed 47

18 June, 2018 6:12 PM Trump orders Pentagon to create US ‘Space Force’

President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to create a new US “Space Force,” which would become the sixth branch of the American military but which requires Congressional approval to take effect. “I'm hereby directing the Department of Defense and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a Space Force as the sixth branch 29

18 June, 2018 5:06 AM Philippine troops clash with remnants of defeated Islamist group

Philippine troops have clashed with remnants of a pro-Islamic State militant group that held a southern city for five months last year, the army said on Monday. Colonel Romeo Brawner, the deputy commander of Joint Task Force Marawi, said security forces conducted air and ground assaults in the province of Lanao del Sur on Sunday in a bid to flush out Maute 68

17 June, 2018 5:24 PM U.S., S. Korea to announce suspension of joint drills

Routine military training to continue South Korea and the U.S. are expected to announce the suspension of “large-scale” military drills this week, with the provision that they would restart if North Korea failed to keep its promise to denuclearise, news agency Yonhap said on Sunday. Citing an unnamed government source, the South Korean news agency said the suspension 35