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Indian And Kazakh Armies To Embark On 13-Day Joint Military Exercise From August 30

Aug 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The "KAZIND-21" exercise will be conducted at a Kazakh training node in Aisha Bibi in Kazakhstan, where a total of 90 personnel from the Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army will participate

Saudi Arabia Executes 3 Soldiers For Committing 'High Treason'

Apr 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The Saudi Press Agency identified the men as soldiers working in the Defence Ministry

PM Modi Reaches Kevadia For Military Commanders Conference

At Ahmedabad airport, the PM Modi was received by Gujarat Governor Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel.

Combined Commanders’ Conference To Discuss Joint Military Vision For The Future

Mar 05, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

PM Modi, Rajnath Singh to attend key military Conference In Kevadia, Gujarat

Myanmar Military Takes Control Of Country, Aung San Suu Kyi Detained

The 75-year-old Suu Kyi is by far the country's most dominant politician, and became the country's leader after leading a decades-long nonviolent struggle against military rule.

07 January, 2021

Kim Jong Un Pledges To Expand Nuclear Capability, Bolster North Korea's Military

Associated Press (AP)

Kim's speech likely contained 'sensitive contents' that can provoke the United States and South Korea, a researcher said

05 January, 2021

Chinese President Xi Jinping Orders Military To Remain On High Alert, Step-Up Training

Associated Press (AP)

In his latest order to the military, Jinping has asked the Chinese military to train its officers and soldiers in realistic combat scenarios and conduct more emergency-response drills

18 December, 2020

Centre Approves Acquisition Of Military Hardware Worth ₹ 28,000 Crore


The procurement proposals were cleared by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.

04 October, 2020

2 Navy Personnel Die As Glider Crashes In Kochi


Lt Rajeev Jha and Petty officer Sunil Kumar, who were in the glider, were rescued from the crash site and shifted to INHS Sanjivani. However, they were declared brought dead: Spokesperson

30 July, 2019

2 Pilots Among 17 Killed As Pakistan Military Plane Crashes Into Residential Area In Rawalpindi

Outlook Web Bureau

The plane belonged to the Pakistan military and crashed near an upscale neighbourhood in the garrison city home to the army's headquarters.

19 December, 2018

ISRO's Military Communications Satellite GSAT-7A Takes Flight

Outlook Web Bureau

The GSAT-7A satellite for the Indian Air Force (IAF) will be carried aboard a Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV Mk II) that will lift-off on Wednesday evening.


23 August, 2018

Indian, Pakistani Troops Take Part In SCO Military Drill For The First Time

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 3,000 soldiers from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India and Pakistan are participating in the drill

29 April, 2018

In A First, India And Pakistan To Join China To Carry Out Military Drills In Counter-Terror Exercise

Outlook Web Bureau

It will be for the first time since Independence that India and Pakistan will both be part of a military exercise, though the armies of the two nations have worked together in UN peace keeping missions.

14 April, 2018

Myanmar Military On UN Blacklist For Carrying Out Rapes And Sexual Violence On Rohingyas

Outlook Web Bureau

"Many of the almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar "bear the physical and psychological scars of brutal sexual assault."

30 March, 2018

Children In J&K Living In Most Militarised Zone Of The World, 318 Killed In Last 15 Years, Says Human Rights Group Report

Outlook Bureau

“Children in Jammu and Kashmir are living in the most militarized zone of the world, with the presence of 7,00,000 troopers, which exposes them to the risk of all grave six violations against children as laid out in United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child."

29 March, 2018

Discussion On 'Sexual Violence On Kashmiri Women' Cancelled After BJP MLA Objects To It, Calls It 'Anti-National'

Outlook Web Bureau

"This theme is serious and anti-national," he said, demanding its cancellation.

24 March, 2018

Trump Orders Ban On Most Transgenders From Serving In US Military

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump said transgender persons with a history or diagnosis of gender dysphoria are "disqualified from military service


21 March, 2018

Seychelles Opposition Blocks India's Move To Build Military Base On Its Island

Outlook Web Bureau

Indian presence in the Seychelles is a sensitive matter. Some fear an influx of Indian workers who, they say, might come to dominate the economy, while others consider a foreign power building a military base an affront to sovereignty and national pride.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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