Everything you need to know about Armed Veng: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Armed Veng: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Jailed YSR Congress party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's wife Y.S. Bharathi Reddy Sunday appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to intervene and stop his victimization and harassment.
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend the silver jubilee celebrations of market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) here Friday, an official said here.
Sunyani (Ghana), May 17 (IANS) Armed robbers have killed a 27-year-old Indian in western Ghana, the police said here Friday. Two people have been arrested.
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will deliver 12 Mil Mi-17V5 military transport helicopters to the Afghanistan Armed Forces by the end of 2013, Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said.
Lima, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Uralvagonzavod plant is prepared to provide Peru with a full-scale specimen of its T-90S, a main battle tank currently on show at a defense expo in Lima, a representative of the manufacturer said Thursday.
Abu Dhabi, May 12 (IANS/WAM) Top military officials of the US and the UAE met here Sunday to discuss issues related to defence cooperation.
New Delhi, May 10 (ANI): Delhi-based Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) has in its latest report titled "India's Child Soldiers", said that Naxals and other insurgent outfits are recruiting children to fulfill their objectives.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani was abducted Thursday in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province by armed men who attacked his street corner meeting with guns blazing, killing one person and injuring four others.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani was kidnapped Thursday in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province by armed men who stormed his street corner meeting with their guns blazing, killing one and injuring five.
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's son Ali Haider Gilani was abducted Thursday from a street corner meeting in a town in Pakistan's Punjab province by armed men, a media report said.
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A non-profit organization's founder, Kyle Coplen, wants to give New Yorkers in high-crime areas a 200 dollars shotgun and free weapons training, provided that they pass background checks.
Singapore, May 4 (IANS) A 22-year-old Indian-origin student has been sentenced to 22 months in jail by a Singapore court for a series of cheating and forgery cases.
Ljubljana (Slovenia), May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow is ready to hold talks with all representatives of the Syrian opposition, including Salim Idriss, leader of the Free Syrian Army, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Despite several amendments in criminal law, women in India continue to suffer, endure denial of constitutional rights and fall prey to the rampant sexual violence in the country, a United Nations rapporteur has said.
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The United Nations Wednesday expressed regret that the anti-rape law passed by the government after the December 16 gang-rape incident did not fully reflect the recommendations of the Justice J.S. Verma Committee.
Havana, April 30 (IANS) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) rebels will be able to participate in the country's political life once they are disarmed, said the Colombian government delegation which is holding peace talks with them.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Justice J.S. Verma, who headed the panel on anti-rape laws in the aftermath of the Dec 16 gang-rape, died due to liver failure and bleeding in the stomach here Monday. He was 80.
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) DNA profiles of aarmed forces personnel would be stored in a data bank to help in identification during operations or any other contingency from any fragment of body tissue, the Lok Sabha was informed Monday.
New Delhi, Apr. 22 (ANI): Defence Minister A.K. Antony has said that there is no proposal at present to induct women into combat duties in the defence forces, including as fighter pilots in the Indian Air Force.
Islamabad, Apr. 22 (ANI): Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has said that Pakistani Armed forces and the people of Pakistan would not be allowed to fight the American war.
Rome, April 18 (Xinhua-ANI): Italy's parliament started voting on Thursday morning to elect a successor to President Giorgio Napolitano, whose seven-year term expires in mid-May.
New Delhi, Apr. 18 (ANI): Lt. Gen. Sanjiv Chachra, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Western Command, has said that the need of the hour is to conduct vigorous and visible campaigns to promote organ donation in the society
New Delhi,April 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony today said the government remains committed to the modernisation of Indian Air Force.
Beijing, April 16 (Xinhua-ANI): Japan must stop infringing upon Chinese territorial sovereignty, a spokesman for China's Ministry of National Defense said on Tuesday.
Jammu, April 15 (IANS) Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief Saif-ud-Din Soz Monday said the Congress would be a crucial political factor in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir in the 2014 assembly elections.
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) In a world dominated by allopathic multinationals and their smart marketing strategies, a little-known Indian company in this tech hub has made inroads into the global healthcare sector, focusing on research and development (R&D) in herbal medicines.
Abu Dhabi, April 15 (IANS/WAM) Chief of British Defence Staff General David Richards is currently on a visit to the UAE.
Israel, Apr. 14 (ANI): The Iranian Army has announced the successful testing of three new missiles, on Saturday, but did not reveal details about the weapons.
Jammu, Apr. 13 (ANI): A Central delegation headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Kumar Seth arrived here on Saturday on a day-long visit to review the security situation, development and employment initiatives.
London, Apr. 11 (ANI): Egypt's armed forces participated in forced disappearances, torture and killings across the country during the 2011 uprising, according to a leaked presidential report on revolution-era crimes.
Srinagar, April 10 (ANI): In an act of humanity, Indian army build an amusement park for the entertainment of the children in Kashmir, as earlier children had no defined place to play.
Caracas, April 6 (Xinhua-ANI): Acting President Nicolas Maduro pledged Friday to continue to fulfil late president Hugo Chavez's legacy at a ceremony to mark the first month after his death.
Ottawa, April 3 (IANS) The Canadian armed forces have started a major military exercise in the Arctic to showcase its sovereignty in the region, the National Defense Department said.
Bogota, April 2 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels criticised authorities for seeking to implicate the guerrillas in drug trafficking.
Washington, Mar. 29 (ANI): Myanmar's army chief marked Armed Forces Day by saying the military will continue to play a political role during the country's transition to democracy.
Moscow, March 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian defence officials and NATO representatives will discuss the creation of army maintenance bases in Afghanistan in May, a defence ministry official said.
Bogota, March 27 (IANS) Colombian police have seized more than 7.7 tonnes of marijuana that allegedly belonged to the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), reports Xinhua.
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Come March 30, the President's Bodyguard, the cavalry regiment of the Indian Army mounted on caparisoned and well-groomed steeds, will be accorded an honour that every president bestows on them - a silver trumpet and banner.
Shillong, March 25 (IANS) The North East Students Organisation (NESO) Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to expedite the ongoing peace process with various rebel groups in the northeast states.
Oslo, March 22 (IANS) A Norwegian woman has been kidnapped in the Sinai desert in Egypt, the country's foreign ministry said Friday.
New Delhi, Mar.21 (ANI): The visit of U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's visit to Kabul had been greeted by two suicide attacks on March 9 that left 18 dead. The Taliban were obviously leaving their calling card.
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) In its report to parliament Wednesday, the Standing Committee on Defence said that the defence ministry needs to amend the Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007.
Manila, March 18 (IANS) Australia, Brunei, Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Thailand will take part in a maritime security discussion with the US and the Philippines during a military exercise to be held in April, a Philippine official said.
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian armed forces should be capable of conducting standoff engagement-based operations to minimize service casualties by 2020, thanks to the major re-equipment drive currently underway, Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said Friday.
Kanpur, Mar.14 (ANI): The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Thursday expressed dissatisfaction with the anti-rape bill drafted by the Centre in the wake of protests triggered by the brutal gang rape of a 23-year-old Delhi woman in December last year.
London, Mar. 13 (ANI): Nearly two million children have become the victims of bloody conflict in Syria, with many suffering from trauma, malnutrition and disease, a report has warned.
Bogota, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said that the Andean nation's largest guerrilla group, the FARC, now has fewer than 8,000 fighters.
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) Around 150 people came together in a candle light vigil here Tuesday as part of the 'Save Sharmila Week', in support of Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila Chanu.
New Delhi, Mar. 11 (ANI): India and China have agreed to conduct defence exchanges between the armed forces of both countries, including the conduct of a joint exercise at a time and location to be mutually decided by both sides.
Moscow, March 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Women should not replace the thousands of men dodging military service in Russia's Armed Forces but should bring up children instead, Russia's sole female army General Yelena Knyazeva said in an interview.
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) A campaign to gather support for iconic Manipuri activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act that is seen by many as repressive, would be launched March 8, International Women's Day.
Jammu, March 6 (IANS) Former deputy chief minister and leader of opposition People's Democratic Party Muzaffar Hussain Baig Wednesday, in a move meant to embarrass the government, submitted his resignation from the state legislative assembly to the speaker.
Jammu, Mar.5 (ANI): Chief Minister Omar Abdulllah, on Tuesday sought the lifting of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from selected areas of Jammu and Kashmir.
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah underlined the need for working out an amicable solution to political issues of the state in accordance with the aspirations of the people of Jammu, Kashmir, Leh and Kargil.
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Manipuri social activist Irom Sharmila, on a fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act, Monday refused to plead guilty to attempting suicide in a Delhi court which framed charges against her.
A Delhi Court on Monday framed charges against Irom Chanu Sharmila, popularly known as ?Iron Lady? for allegedly attempting to commit suicide during her 'fast until death' in 2006 as she has been on a fast for about 12 years over a demand for repealing the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Manipur........................
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Social activist Irom Sharmila, who has been on fast for about 12 years demanding the repeal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Monday refused to plead guilty to attempting suicide and a Delhi court framed charges against her.
New Delhi, Mar 4 (ANI): Irom Sharmila, who has been on a fast for about 12 years over a demand for repealing the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), appeared before a Delhi Court in case of attempted suicide on Monday.
Gajapati District (Odisha), Mar. 3 (ANI): Special Armed Police personnel have launched a civic action programme in Odisha's Gajapati District on Sunday to combat left wing extremism and bridge the gap between the villagers and the security personnel.
Moscow, Mar 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A proposed Russian permanent naval task force in the Mediterranean Sea may consist of up to 10 combat and auxiliary ships, a high-ranking military source said.
Washington, March 1 (ANI): Researchers have discovered an important pair of prebiotic molecules in interstellar space.
Raipur, Feb 27 (IANS) As many as 26 police personnel posted in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region ended their own lives and 226 officials quit the force in the last seven years, the government said Wednesday.
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday sought to dispel fears expressed by civil society representatives that the proposed state police bill would give sweeping powers to the constabulary.
Srinagar, Feb 26 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday sought to dispel fears expressed by civil society representatives that the proposed state police bill would give sweeping powers to the force.
Bogota, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said that if peace talks with the FARC make no progress, "we're getting up from the negotiating table", adding that the guerrillas will not get the truce they are asking for.
Washington, Feb. 24 (ANI): Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has said she wants Congress to tackle the 'reprehensible problem' of sex assaults, and so she will summon sexual assault victims and military brass to a hearing to explore what to do about it.
Pokhran, Feb. 22 (ANI): Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, on Friday assured the nation that the Indian Air Force is in fine fettle and is combat ready to give a befitting response to any future national security contingency.
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) Armed robbers Thursday fled with jewellery and cash worth Rs.10 crore (Rs.100 million) from a gold financing company's office in the Uttar Pradesh capital, police said.
Washington, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US military is bracing for a looming wave of across-the-board budget cuts known as the "sequestration" that Pentagon officials say would dangerously erode the United States' defences.
New Delhi, Feb. 21 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said the people of India are grateful to the armed forces for their exemplary professionalism, commitment and bravery in defending our nation.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 20 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Armed Forces have awarded 19 defence contracts on the third day of the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX 2013)
Palamu (Jharkhand), Feb.19 (ANI): Maoists, it seems, want tribals to die in poverty.
Sydney, Feb 19 (IANS) Supercomputers are helping tweak antioxidants to stave off age-related diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease and Alzheimer's, shows a study.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 19 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Algeria have held talks on strengthening bilateral relations to serve the interests of the two countries and their citizens.
Abu Dhabi, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and France have held talks over enhancing bilateral relations in all sectors, particularly military and defence sectors.
London, Feb. 17 (ANI): A British teenage backpacker drank his own urine and contact lens fluid to survive three days lost in Australian Outback scrubland in burning summer, his mother has said.
Bogota, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels have released two police officers taken prisoner last month, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
Bogota, Feb 12 (IANS) The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrilla group hs announced the imminent release of two police officers and a soldier captured in January.
Damascus, Feb. 11 (Xinhua-ANI): Armed rebels have wreaked havoc on an archeological village in Syria's northern province of Aleppo, the pro-government al-Watan daily said Monday.
Moscow, Feb 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Moscow Friday found former military intelligence officer Vladimir Kvachkov guilty of masterminding an armed coup and sentenced him to 13 years in prison.
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Finance Minister P. Chidambaram has said the army's rigidness against any dilution or amendment to the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), is making it difficult for the government to move forward on this proposal.
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said he will spend more money on security when the Indian economy returns to a growth path, recovering from a slowdown.
Imphal, Feb 6 (IANS) A week-long campaign will be launched across the country Mar 8 to demand revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), an activist said here.
New Delhi, Feb. 4 (ANI): Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Jay Panda on Monday welcomed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance 2013, saying it is a step forward and it does bring about some improvement.
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Brazilian defence ministry intends to discuss purchasing air defence systems from Russia during talks with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev later this month, the ministry said Sunday.
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Armed with a route map in Braille, over 100 visually impaired navigators directed their partner drivers over a 65-km route in the seventh edition of the Blind Man's Car Rally here Sunday.
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has justified the government's decision to issue an ordinance on sexual violence against women, saying views of the Justice J S Verma Committee and the public in general were that something needed to be done with a sense of urgency.
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Various women's rights activist on Saturday criticised the government and rejected the ordinance sent to the President by the Union Cabinet for amendments in laws related to sexual assault on women.
New Delhi, Feb. 2 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Brinda Karat on Saturday disapproved the government's ordinance to deal with crime against women, saying the content of the ordinance is doing injustice to the Justice Verma Committee's recommendations.
Bogota, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A man identified by Colombian authorities as the commander of the FARC guerrilla group's 5th Front was killed along with five other insurgents in an airstrike on a rebel camp in the northern province of Cordoba, the military said.
Bogota, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) The team representing the FARC guerrilla group in peace talks with the Colombian government said Wednesday that insurgents have the right to hold police and soldiers who are fall into their hands in combat.
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday wrote a thank you letter to Justice J.S. Verma and assured him that the government would be prompt in pursuing the recommendations of the committee headed by him on sexual assault cases against women.
London, Jan. 30 (ANI): Britain could become 'bogged down' in a Vietnam-style conflict in Mali for years, MPs and military experts in the UK have warned.
Abu Dhabi, Jan 28 (IANS/WAM) The UAE and the US have begun joint military exercises involving land, sea and air drills.
New Delhi, Jan.27 (ANI): Days after handing over a set of recommendations to the government, and the Union Home Ministry in particular, regarding steps to be taken to rework laws to prevent crimes against women, former chief justice of India J.S. Verma has maintained that the gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old woman last month was preventable.
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) Republic Day was celebrated with enthusiasm in Rajasthan Saturday.
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Two days after the Justice J.S. Verma committee report was made public, Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah met Friday to work out a mechanism to "protect dignity" of the women in the state.
London, Jan. 24 (ANI): U.S. Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has decided to lift the ban on women military personnel serving on the front line, opening more than 230,000 front line positions and elite commando posts for them.
* Whoever commits the offence of rape shall be punished with rigorous imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than seven years but may extend to imprisonment for life.
New York, Jan.23 (ANI): Armed opposition groups appeared to have deliberately destroyed religious sites in mixed areas of Northern Syria, in November and December 2012, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has claimed following investigations in the Latakia and Idlib governorates.