China steps up military recruitment; changes enrolment season
For the first time in 23 years, the Chinese military, the world's largest, has changed its enrolment period to attract more talented people, officials said.
NRI to be High Sheriff of UK town
A prominent Indian-origin multicultural leader in the east Midlands town of Leicester, has been selected as the new High Sheriff of Leicestershire.
10 dead in Kazakhstan helicopter crash: official
Ten border guards were killed and three injured when a Kazakh patrol helicopter crashed while pursuing suspected gunmen near the Uzbek border.
Govt rules out compulsory military service
Government on Saturday ruled out compulsory military service for youths in the country to meet the shortage of recruits in the Armed forces, saying there was a need to make jobs in Armed forces more attractive.
'Govt may go in for compulsory military service'
For the first time, a serving Indian Army chief has hinted that compulsory military service - in other words, conscription - may have to be seriously considered in the near future if present trends continue.
Infrastructure to help BJP in Patan
In Patan, which is Gujarat education minister Anandiben Patel’s assembly segment, Congress is working overtime post a victory over the BJP.
View: Balakot a major strategic shift, but India is no Israel
Israel’s anti-terror policies have long been held up wistfully by many as a prescriptive template.
Pakistan voices concern over civilians being used as human shields
Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador said the Geneva Conventions are violated, respect for human life violated, and civilians are used as human shields in occupied territories.
Brexit minister David Davis steps down in blow to Theresa May
Davis was appointed two years ago to head up the newly created Department for Exiting the European Union after Britain voted to leave the bloc in a referendum.
Hizbul Mujahideen and Jaish-e-Mohammed used children in J&K says UN report
Noting "grave violations", it said three incidents of recruitment and use of children by the two terror outfits were reported in Jammu and Kashmir during clashes with the security forces.
Golf: Bae swaps firing range for driving range ahead of return
GOLF-ASIAN-BAE:Golf: Bae swaps firing range for driving range ahead of return
Facts and figures about Germany which votes today
Germany has two houses of parliament, the Bundestag (lower house) and Bundesrat (upper house, representing the 16 federal states).
Two killed, 36 injured in 2 separate attacks in Egypt
Egypt's Sinai has witnessed many violent attacks by militants since the January 2011 revolution that toppled the ex-president Hosni Mubarak.
Policeman killed, 3 others injured in militant attack in Egypt
A policeman was killed today and three others were injured in Egypt as militants opened fire on a police vehicle carrying prisoners.
Channing Tatum to star in Warner Bros' 'The Forever War'
Roy Lee will also produce the movie along with Tatum, while John Spaihts, who wrote "Prometheus", is on board to write the script.
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