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Government removes fee cap for education of martyrs' children

Cap Oneducational Concession to Children of Missing/Disabled/K...

Government has decided to continue educational concessions to the children of Armed Forces Officers/Personnel Below Officer Ranks (PBORs)/Missing/Disabled/ Killed in Action without the cap of Rs. 10,000 per month. Ministry of Defence had persuaded the Finance ... PIB, 7 hours ago

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Centre gave armed forces Rs 76,765 crore less than sought

The armed forces are facing a shortage of over 52,000 soldiers with the Army topping the list with over 21,000 vacant posts, the government said on Wednesday. According to the details provided by Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre in the Lok Sabha, the Army is reeling under a shortage of 21,383 personnel, while the number of vacant posts in the Navy is 16,348 and 15,010 in the Air Force. Moreover, the government allocated Rs 76,765 crore less to the Army, Navy and Air Force in the ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago Armed forces facing shortage of anti-mine vehicles: MHA  Business Standard2 days ago Police forces face shortage of anti-mine vehicles  Business Standard2 days ago Armed forces facing shortage of over 52K soldiers, Parliament told  DNA23 hours ago

Armed forces are apolitical: Government

The government on Wednesday asserted in the Lok Sabha that the Armed Forces are "apolitical".Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members Manoj Rajoria and Raghav Lakhanpal had asked in a written question whether the government was aware of any attempts of ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago MoD informs LS about budget shortage for defence forces  Deccan Herald1 day ago Armed forces apolitical: Govt in LS  Business Standard2 weeks ago President Honours Premier Units of IAF  PIB1 month ago
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Armed forces demanded Rs 1.60 trn, but granted only Rs 834.34 bn in budget

The three forces are unhappy over inadequate allocation of resources, particularly for buying new weapons and platforms when the challenges on the borders with China and Pakistan were gro Press Trust of India | New Delhi Last Updated at March 21, 2018 21:36 ...
 Business Standard1 day ago Centre clears mega purchase of weapons for armed forces  Rediff.com1 month ago In wake of Jammu attacks, defence ministry clears purchase of weapons for armed forces worth Rs 15,935 crore  First Post.com1 month ago Defence ministry 'shelves' 2 acquisition projects worth Rs 587 crore  Business Standard2 weeks ago

AFSPA to stay

The Government has no plans to withdraw or amend the Armed Forces Jammu and Kashmir Special Powers Act, 1990 , which gives the security forces immunity and special rights in carrying out operations in disturbed areas, Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir said ...
 E Pao!1 day ago No plans to withdraw or amend AFSPA: Govt  Business Standard2 days ago Assam government extends Armed Forces Special Powers Act by six months  Business Standard2 weeks ago Sanjay Hazarika's 'Strangers No More' released  The Assam Tribune1 month ago

Turkey claims control inside Syria's Afrin

on Saturday announced that his country's armed forces had taken control of more than 300 of Syrian territory inside the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin, located in northwestern Syria. Speaking at a public rally, Erdogan touted the progress being ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Turkey-backed forces take 'total' control of Afrin  Sify3 days ago Turkey's Erdogan says Afrin city centre under 'total' control  Business Standard4 days ago

Srinagar CRPF camp attack: Operation to comb out terrorists continues on Day 2

The encounter between armed forces and terrorists holed up in a building in Karan Nagar area of Srinagar continued in the morning after an overnight lull.
 Zee News1 month ago Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists killed in Khanmoh encounter  catchnews.com6 days ago J-K: 2 terrorists killed in Khanmoh encounter  Business Standard6 days ago Meghalaya's most-wanted terrorist killed in encounter  Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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Applying for govt job? May have to first serve 5 yrs in Army: Facts to know

Parliamentary Standing Committee on Defence has advised the government to make the five-year service with armed forces mandatory for those who seek government jobs BS Web Team | New Delhi Last Updated at March 17, 2018 15:24 IST Army soldiers In case you are ...
 Business Standard5 days ago Parliamentary panel for compulsory military training for job aspirants  Prokerala1 week ago

Women in Armed Forces

The held strength of women officers vis a viz male officers in the Armed Forces is as given below:    Women Men Indian Army: (excluding Medical, Dental & Nursing) 1561 41074 Indian Air Force: (excluding Medical & Dental branch) 1594 10781 Indian Navy: ...
 PIB1 week ago There should be more women in armed forces: Sitharaman  Rediff.com1 week ago
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Budget Allocation for Armed Forces

The Budget allocation for Defence has been increasing year over year, including 2018-19, wherein the Budget Estimate (BE) allocation at Rs.4,04,364.71 crore is Rs.44,510.59 crore over the BE 2017-18 allocation of Rs.3,59,854.12 crore. Modernization of Armed ...
 PIB1 week ago Bud allocation to armed forces to keep them prepared for all exigencies: Govt  Business Standard2 weeks ago Is defence hike enough to modernise armed forces?  Rediff.com1 month ago Budget 2018: Insufficient allocation to defence will hurt India's plans to modernise armed forces, secure border regions  First Post.com1 month ago
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