MOSCOW, Oct 26: Russia’s defense ministry on Saturday attacked U.S. plans to maintain and boost the American military presence in eastern Syria as “international state banditry” motivated by a desire to protect oil smugglers and not by real security concerns.

KATHMANDU, Aug 7: The Defense Ministry has endorsed the Nepal Army’s proposal to procure 5,700 pieces of M7 Bayonet and weapon spare parts including NATO STANG Compatible Magazines from South Korea. The purchase is worth Rs 400 million.

KATHMANDU, Dec 15: After holding several rounds of meeting and paying a field visit to the project site of Kathmandu-Tarai Fast Track to hear the complaints of the locals, the parliament’s State Affairs Committee (SAC) has instructed the authorities to expedite the project through effective coordination among the government agencies involved.