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Russia, neighbours to hold air defence drills


September 14th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan will conduct joint air defence drills in October, the Kyrgyz defence ministry said Thursday.The "Chistoye Nebo (Clear Sky) 2012" exercise ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Pakistan air base attack (Third Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Nine militants were killed Thursday in Pakistan's Punjab province after they attacked a key airbase of the country. Banned outfit Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) later claimed ... Read more...

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Pakistan won’t help US attack Iran: Zardari


February 17th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 17 (IANS) Pakistan would not assist the US if it attacks Iran, Islamabad Friday assured Tehran.Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Afghan leader Hamid Karzai along with President ... Read more...

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Indian air chief for Malaysia to promote military ties (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Indian air chief on Malaysia visit to promote military ties


January 30th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal N.A.K. Browne, Monday left for Malaysia on a four-day visit for talks with military leaders ... Read more...

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Pakistan takes control of Shamsi airbase as US leaves


December 11th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 11 (IANS) Pakistan's defence ministry Sunday took control of the Shamsi airbase as the US vacated the facility after the government ordered this following the NATO strikes ... Read more...

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IAF will induct its C-17 airlifters from 2013


October 10th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will induct in June 2013 the first of the 10 C-17 Globemaster-III heavy airlifters it has purchased from the US, ... Read more...

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Gilani learnt about Osama raid at 2 a.m.


May 11th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani told Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani about the US operation against Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden at ... Read more...

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23 militants killed in Kandahar


May 8th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by BNO News
KANDAHAR, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least 23 attackers were killed in battles between Afghan security forces and insurgents for a second day on Sunday in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, ... Read more...

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Pakistanis feeling insecure after Osama raid: opposition


May 6th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) Pakistanis were "feeling insecure" in their own country following the daring raid by US commandos who killed Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, said Leader of ... Read more...

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Pakistan has lost dignity, self-esteem following US’ Osama operation: Imran Khan


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3(ANI): Pakistan has "lost its dignity and self-esteem" in the wake of the discovery and killing of elusive Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden by US troops in a luxury ... Read more...

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UAE to send 12 planes on Libya mission: Sarkozy


March 25th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will send 12 aircraft to support the international coalition in the mission to protect civilians from attacks by Gaddafi forces ... Read more...

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Flights to Srinagar to remain uninterrupted


August 30th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Monday said that air services will continue to Srinagar during the 12 days the airport would remain closed for maintenance and flights would ... Read more...

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Andaman Nicobar islands to have more airbases


February 5th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma Port Blair, Feb 5 (IANS) With hundreds of uninhabited islands in the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago making it vulnerable from the security perspective, India is planning to open more airbases ... Read more...

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High alert ahead of Republic Day Parade 2010


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): In the run up to Republic Day and in the wake of a heightened alert, the Army is ready to tackle all security related issues.Lt. General ... Read more...

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Delhi airport put on heightened alert


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) In the run up to Republic Day on Jan 26, the Delhi airport and Hindon air base in nearby Ghaziabad were put on heightened alert Saturday. "It is ... Read more...

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Pak Defence Minister admits US used several airbases for Afghan operation


January 15th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.15 (ANI): Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has admitted that several air bases in Pakistan were used by the US forces for carrying out operations inside Afghanistan, but added that ... Read more...

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US troops still operating from Pakistan’s Shamsi airbase


January 9th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 9 (ANI): US troops are still using the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan, from where they have been operating since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan."The Shamsi airbase in ... Read more...

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Pak finally admits US using Shamsi airbase in Balochistan


December 13th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI) : Pakistan, for the first time, has admitted that the Shamsi airbase in Balochistan is being used by the US forces for logistical purposes.Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar ... Read more...

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Arunachal Pradesh Congress MP blames China for hindering development


June 13th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, June 13 (ANI): Congress MP from Arunachal East Constituency Takam Sanjoy has said the Chinese Government is blocking the development of Arunachal Pradesh by objecting to a loan from the Asian ... Read more...

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IAF pilots brave bullets from Naxals to facilitate ballot


May 14th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): Facilitating the unenviable task of conducting the electoral process, the Indian Air Force (IAF) pressed into service two IL-76, four AN-32 transport aircraft, 25 medium-lift helicopters and ... Read more...

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Pakistan accepts US drones using its airbases, but only for logistical reasons


February 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb.22 (ANI): After a long denial, Pakistan for the first time has officially accepted that the US drones are using airbases present inside its geographical territory. Pakistan Defense Minister, Ahmad Mukhtar ... Read more...

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NATO official confirms unwritten agreement with Pak for operating drones


February 20th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 20 (ANI): Even though Pakistan has categorically denied the use of its airbases for carrying out attacks on tribal areas, Islamabad, the US, and other NATO member countries have ... Read more...

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Google Earth nails Paks no local airbase for US drone attacks lie


February 19th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.18 (ANI): Despite Pakistans repeated denials of its airbases being used by US Predators to hit suspected militant outfits inside its territory, a Google Earth image has revealed that its ... Read more...

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Secret accord between Pak military, intelligence and US for drone attacks: WSJ


February 19th, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb.18 (ANI): Even though Pakistan has categorically denied the use of its airbases for carrying out drone attacks along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, it has now been revealed that there ... Read more...

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CIA operating predator drones from base in South Pakistan: Times


February 18th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London , Feb.18 (ANI): The unmanned Predator aircrafts which have been targeting militant hideouts along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border are being operated from an airbase in southern Pakistan , a Times report ... Read more...

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India should take Pakistan’s Mumbai probe queries seriously: Minister


February 16th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Multan (Pakistan), Feb 16 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that India should take this country's questions seriously, otherwise it would be difficult to make further progress in investigations ... Read more...

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US claims Drones flown from a Pakistani base, Pak denies


February 14th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.14 (ANI): A top US official has revealed that the unmanned Predator aircrafts which have been targeting militant hideouts in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) bordering Afghanistan, are flown ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers China blank cheque to negotiate deal with India


January 22nd, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.22 (ANI): Keen to bring its relations with India back on the peace track, Pakistan has offered key ally China a blank cheque for negotiating any deal with New Delhi ... Read more...

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Modi demands a military air base in Gujarat


January 3rd, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
Narabet (Gujarat), Jan.3 (ANI):Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has said that his state, which shares its border with Pakistan, needs a strategic airbase for security reasons. After meeting Border Security personnel at ... Read more...

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PAF not to scale down high alert till threat perception goes down


December 25th, 2008 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 25 (ANI): Even as the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) sustained its state of high alert, there were reports of the fighter jets continuing aerial surveillance over the Chashma nuclear ... Read more...

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Pak Air Force says it turned back Indian jets flying over Kashmir, Lahore


December 14th, 2008 - 11:08 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad/Lahore, Dec.14 (ANI): A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesman said on Saturday that Indian Air Force jets had violated Pakistani airspace in the Kashmir and Lahore sectors, but were turned back ... Read more...

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Pakistan accuses India of air space violation (Lead)


December 14th, 2008 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (Xinhua) Pakistan accused India of violating its airspace and declared emergency at all airbases Sunday two weeks after India vowed to take strong action against Islamabad in the wake ... Read more...

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Pakistan declares emergency at airbases


December 14th, 2008 - 8:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (Xinhua) Pakistan Sunday declared emergency at its airbases following the violation of the country's air space by Indian jets, media reports said.Indian Air Force sent its fighter jets into ... Read more...

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Russia could deploy bombers in Latin America, North Africa: report


July 24th, 2008 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 24 (RIA Novosti) Russian strategic bombers may soon be deployed at airbases in Cuba, Venezuela and Algeria as a response to the US missile shield in Europe and NATO's ... Read more...

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