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  • Disability Pension non-taxable only for military personnel
    India NewsDisability Pension non-taxable only for military personnel

    The Finance Ministry on Tuesday ruled that military personnel with disability pension granted will be exempted from the tax benefit if they suffered any kind of disability during their official duty.

    8 months ago
  • US declares new missile defence system to defeat threats from Russia, China
    World NewsUS declares new missile defence system to defeat threats from Russia, China

    Breaking news from the US confirms that the government has announced a new missile defence policy targeted at addressing the challenges posed by Russia and China, which seeks to displace America in the Indo-Pacific region and has adopted a forceful posture in disputes over territorial boundaries with its neighbours.

    1 year ago
  • Cargo plane crashed in Iran; 15 dead, one survives
    World NewsCargo plane crashed in Iran; 15 dead, one survives

    Following the bad weather, a Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed today on the west of the Iranian capital. The onboard crash killed 15 out of the 16 people, the Iranian army confirmed. The flight engineer who is the only survivor was rushed to the hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency.

    1 year ago
  • Facebook shut down pages linked to Myanmar military
    Tech NewsFacebook shut down pages linked to Myanmar military

    The social networking giant, Facebook has removed hundreds of pages and accounts in Myanmar with links to the military. The action has been taken as a respond to the criticism over failures to control hate speech and misinformation.

    1 year ago
  • Russia launches biggest war games since Cold War
    World NewsRussia launches biggest war games since Cold War

    Russia on Tuesday launched its biggest military exercises since the Cold War, with the participation of around 300,000 troops in eastern Siberia, the Defence Ministry said.

    1 year ago
  • Egypt to hold first defence expo in December
    SourcesEgypt to hold first defence expo in December

    The Egyptian military will hold its first defence exhibition on December 3-5, the armed forces announced on Sunday. The Egypt Defence Expo (EDEX) at the Cairo International Convention Centre will be organised by the defence and military production ministries in cooperation with British Clarion Events, one of the world's leading defence and security events organiser, Xinhua reported. The three-day defence expo is expected to attract more than 300 exhibitors and 10,000 visitors, Egypt's military spokesman Tamer al-Refai said in a statement.

    1 year ago
  • N.Korea stages massive parade to mark 70th anniversary (Lead)
    SourcesN.Korea stages massive parade to mark 70th anniversary (Lead)

    North Korea on Sunday held a massive military parade on Sunday to mark the 70th anniversary of its founding, an intelligence source said.

    1 year ago
  • North Korea to stage military parade, mass games
    SourcesNorth Korea to stage military parade, mass games

    North Korea is preparing to stage a military parade this weekend along with its first mass games in five years to mark its 70th anniversary.

    1 year ago
  • North Korea to stage military parade, mass game
    SourcesNorth Korea to stage military parade, mass game

    North Korea is preparing to stage a military parade this weekend along with its first mass games in five years to mark its 70th anniversary.

    1 year ago
  • Egypt president hails relations with US
    SourcesEgypt president hails relations with US

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday highlighted the importance of strategic relations with the US. His remark came during a meeting with Chairman of the US Central Command Joseph Votel in the egyptian capital Cairo, Xinhua news agency reported. In a statement, Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Radi said Sisi reviewed with Votel efforts for fighting terrorism, adding that the Egyptian president welcomed the Bright Star 2018 joint military drills held from September 8 to 20 in Egypt. The US commander lauded military relations with Egypt and underlined his country's keenness to upgrade its relations with the North African country in all fields, the statement said. He also praised efforts by Egypt to fight terrorism and its role in ensuring security and stability in the region. Egypt annually receives about $1.5 billion from the US in military and economic aid since it signed the 1979 US-sponsored peace treaty with Israel.

    1 year ago