military policy

China’s defensive military policy won’t change

July 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) China's efforts to develop an aircraft carrier will not change the defensive nature of its defence policy, said a signed commentary in a state-run newspaper Friday.China ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hillary Clinton’s fondness for British Foreign Secretaries

April 16th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's fondness for British Foreign Secretaries has once again come into the limelight.Clinton, 63, had first admitted to having a crush on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Palin hints at support for ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ repeal

January 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has finally hinted that she is in favour of the 'don't ask, don't tell' repeal in the US military.According to Politico, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mystery After Missile Fired Off California

November 10th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mysterious tail of vapor, that colored the sky of Los Angeles yesterday is still a big mystery. Although it did not look like an apparent ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Under fire Pak says “no lack of resolve to fight terrorism” in North Waziristan

October 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 17 (ANI): Following the accusations made in a leaked White House report to Congress earlier this month that Pakistani forces were avoiding "direct conflict" in North Waziristan, Pakistan has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Grunts, not technology, win wars: Historian

August 1st, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): The "grunts"- American troops on the ground-have been better than technology in winning wars, says military historian John C. McManus in a new book about America's ground forces.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Afghanistan under Indian influence, ISI ingress in terror groups: Musharraf

November 9th, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has alleged that Afghanistan is under influence of Indian intelligence agencies even as he admitted that there is "an ingress ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US army decides to cover up fireballs from space

June 12th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): A recent US military policy decision explicitly states that observations by hush-hush government spacecraft of incoming bolides and fireballs are classified secret and are not to be released.For ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China says its military expansion poses no threat to others

May 6th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 6 (ANI): Rejecting Australian concerns that Beijing will be a major military concern in the years to come, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said its military's growth poses no threat ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israeli prime minister sacks Gaza talks special envoy

February 24th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Feb 24 (RIA Novosti) Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has sacked Amos Gilad, who was the head of ceasefire talks in Gaza with the militant group Hamas, media reports said ... Read more...

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Brazil to mordenise military, defence industry: Lula

December 20th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 20 (IANS) Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has unveiled plans to modernise the country's armed forces and the defence industry, EFE news agency reported."Launching this plan means treating ... Read more...

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US Democrat lawmaker slams arms supplies to Pakistan

September 14th, 2008 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (IANS) With the US pushing through a broad range of foreign weapons deals to countries in the East, a leading Democrat has criticised the Bush administration's arms sale ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hasina defends MiG-29 purchase in court

June 3rd, 2008 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's former prime minister Sheikh Hasina has told a court that she purchased eight MiG-29 combat aircrafts from Russia out of "concern for national security". As the special ... Read more...

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