Tag: Armed Forces

Shanghai Cooperation Organisation seminar | Defence Minister Rajnath Singh hails Indira Gandhi

“India’s former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi not only led the country for a number of years, she also did so during the times of war,” Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi not only led the country for a number of years, but she also did so during the times of war, […]

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Opinion: After spending trillions of dollars on wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria and Libya, the U.S. has nothing to show for its efforts but blood in the sand

NEW YORK (Project Syndicate)—The magnitude of the United States’ failure in Afghanistan is breathtaking. It is not a failure of Democrats or Republicans, but an abiding failure of American political culture, reflected in U.S. policy makers’ lack of interest in understanding different societies. And it is all too typical. Almost every modern U.S. military intervention […]

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NOT Made in the USA: Defense contractor sentenced for selling U.S. military millions in goods made in China but labelled as American

It was as far from being made in the USA as you can get. A Virginia-based defense contractor has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison for selling more than $7 million of goods to the U.S. military that were labelled as being made in the USA but were actually manufactured in China, the […]

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Delhi seeks army help for Covid-19 operations – ET HealthWorld

An under-construction temporary Covid care centre being prepared with beds and oxygen support at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Sahib in New Delhi on Sunday. PTI Manish Sisodia makes appeal through letter to defence minister Rajnath Singh NEWDELHI Delhi government has sought help from the Centre to depute Armed Forces in the national capital to set up […]

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Armed forces recall retired medical staff to work to battle Covid-19 pandemic – ET HealthWorld

All medical personnel of the armed forces who have retired or have taken pre-mature retirement in the last two years are being recalled to work in Covid-19 facilities within proximity of their present place of residence, the government said on Monday. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat told Prime Minister Narendra Modi about this […]

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Oil futures end lower on India’s weaker demand prospects, news on anti-OPEC bill

Oil futures ended lower on Tuesday as record cases of COVID-19 in India dimmed the outlook for the nation’s economy and energy demand. Prices also declined on apparent progress in the Iran’s nuclear deal negotiations and after the U.S. House Judiciary Committee cleared a bill that would leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries […]

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Jordan investigating king’s half brother over actions that allegedly jeopardize country’s stability

Jordanian King Abdullah’s half-brother and former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein was told to halt actions used to target the country’s “security and stability,” the military said on Saturday. In a statement published on the state news agency, it said this was part of a broader, ongoing security investigation in which a former minister, a […]

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