28 Jun 2015
Bamako: Three Malian soldiers have died in a jihadist attack on the southwestern town of Nara, on the Mauritania border, with several Islamist fighters also killed, officials said.
23 Jun 2015
Kabul: Afghan government forces regained control of a key district near the Northern city of Kunduz on Tuesday, after Taliban fighters had threatened to capture a provincial capital for the first time since being driven from power in 2001.
21 Jun 2015
Kabul: A roadside bomb killed at least 19 Afghan civilians including nine children in a southern province, while Taliban fighters in the north captured a key district on the frontline of the battle for Kunduz city, officials said on Sunday.
24 Jun 2015
Chennai: Hitting out at BJP government at the Centre on the One Rank One Pension issue, NDA constituent PMK today said, “it was unfair on the part of the Prime Minister and Defence Minister in not taking measures to fulfil their promises made last year."
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has suggested an Aadhaar-based online system to check delay in processing cases of pensions. PM Modi during a recent video-conference, while discussing problems being faced by Defence pensioners, with senior government officials of Personnel and other Ministries had 'stressed the need for using Aadhaar based system solutions'.
15 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Scores of ex-servicemen on Monday protested here over the delay in implementing the One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme for them and threatened to intensify their agitation.
24 Mar 2013
A delegation of the Puducherry Freedom Fighters Welfare Movement will call on UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi at New Delhi soon seeking her intervention for sanction of pension to genuine freedom-fighters.
14 Jun 2015
New Delhi: Upset over the delay in the implementation of the 'One Rank, One Pension' policy, ex-servicemen today held protests across the country, including in the national capital, demanding its immediate introduction.
16 Aug 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday announced an increase in the monthly pension of freedom fighters and their widows from Rs 15,000 to Rs 20,000.
22 May 2015
Beirut: Islamic State fighters tightened their grip on the historic Syrian city of Palmyra on Thursday and overran Iraqi government defences east of Ramadi, the provincial capital that they seized five days earlier.