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Antony focuses on fishermen’s role in intelligence gathering


September 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday exhorted the Coast Guard to develop fishermen living along the sea borders as the "eyes and ears" for intelligence gathering ... Read more...

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Maldives President lauds India’s role in pushing political process


September 18th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Maldives President Mohamed Waheed Monday lauded India's support in pushing forward political process in his country when he met visiting Defence Minister A.K. Antony in ... Read more...

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Debates, controversies should not hamper investment: Antony


September 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said debates and controversies should not come in the way of investments for the development of Kerala.Speaking at the inaugural session ... Read more...

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Indian Navy choppers bid delayed, firm lodges protest


September 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India's bid to buy 16 multi-role helicopters worth over $1 billion for its navy has been hit by delays after the defence ministry recently asked ... Read more...

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PM’s assets around Rs.10.73 crore


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has assets worth around Rs.10.73 crore (around $2 million), nearly double from last year. Many of his cabinet colleagues, like ... Read more...

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India, China agree to work closely in Asia-Pacific region


September 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In an important confidence-building step to ease their ties, India and China have agreed to work closely for stability in the Asia-Pacific region, widely seen ... Read more...

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Suicides: Act promptly on soldiers’ leave applications, says Antony


September 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a spate of recent suicides by soldiers, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday asked the armed forces to be more liberal with ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister’s gift for IAF pilots: Rs 1 lakh!


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had an unusual gift for two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots: Rs.100,000 in sealed envelopes.The pilots, who flew the ... Read more...

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No report of Chinese incursion in Kashmir: Antony


September 5th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said there was no report of any Chinese incursion in Jammu and Kashmir but stressed that the areas along the ... Read more...

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India, China to resume military exercises; Antony to visit Beijing (Second Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an imminent once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China Tuesday decided to resume their stalled joint military exercises "at ... Read more...

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Scrap training of Sri Lankan army, demand DMK MPs


September 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A group of MPs of the DMK, a key UPA constituent, Tuesday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony and demanded a halt to the training ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese defence ministers hold ‘fruitful’ talks


September 4th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India and China Tuesday held "very fruitful and frank" talks on all issues, including their border row, and agreed to more exchanges between their militaries, ... Read more...

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China told about activities in Pakistani Kashmir: India


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Ahead of talks with his Chinese counterpart Gen. Liang Guanglie, Defence Minister A. K. Antony said Monday India has conveyed its concerns to China about ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to skip Amar Jawan Jyoti


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Gen Liang Guanglie will have a packed schedule in India Tuesday, but he will not be visiting Amar Jawan Jyoti, the ... Read more...

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‘China, India military exchanges back on track’


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's India visit is "a sign that military exchanges between China and India are back on track", an expert told a Chinese ... Read more...

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Sonia goes abroad for check up


September 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi has gone abroad for a routine health check up, a party leader said here Saturday.Gandhi is likely to return in ... Read more...

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Nine perish as two IAF choppers collide (Second Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Infiltration into Kashmir down in last five years


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Infiltration attempts and the number of terrorists successfully entering Jammu and Kashmir from across the Pakistani border has come down in the last five years ... Read more...

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Coastal radar network by mid-2013, says minister


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's ambitious project to install coastal surveillance network with a chain of static radar and electro-optic sensors at 84 places along the 7,500-km coastline is ... Read more...

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Only one hacking in last three years: Antony


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) India's defence establishment has recorded only one breach of security by hackers from outside in the last three years, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

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(VM) Indian Air Force ahead with over 10 percent women officers


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Women officers in the Indian army, navy and air force constitute only 3.3, 3.9 and 10.4 percent of the officer cadre respectively and these ... Read more...

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Antony awards Rs.30 lakh to silver medallist Vijay Kumar


August 17th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday presented a cash reward of Rs.30 lakh to Vijay Kumar, who won a silver medal in the 25-metre rapid fire ... Read more...

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Corruption badly affects morale of defence forces: Antony


August 14th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday said corruption was a serious challenge which badly affected the morale of defence personnel and urged them to renew their ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines escapes, to return home (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The government Friday said an Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines in June 2011 and was ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to get new budget control system


August 10th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In a revolutionary step to speed up its budgetary processes and macro-manage public funds, the Indian Navy will Saturday launch its force-wide automated Financial Information ... Read more...

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Indian kidnapped in Philippines set free


August 10th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) An Indian from Kerala, who was kidnapped by the Abu Sayyaf militant group in the Philippines last year and was believed to have been killed, ... Read more...

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Relatives suspect foul play in army jawan’s suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Army jawan V. Arun, who committed suicide in Kashmir early this week, was cremated at his hometown in Killimannor near here Friday morning.The body was ... Read more...

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1,028 soldiers commit suicide since 2003


August 8th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) A total of 1,028 soldiers from the Indian Army have committed suicide from 2003 to July this year, parliament was informed Wednesday.Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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$140 mn lost in ordnance depot fires


August 8th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India lost about Rs.710 crore ($140 million) worth of arms and ammunition in five incidents of fire at three ordnance depots in the last five ... Read more...

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Kerala state Congress gears up for revamp


August 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Congress prepared for the much delayed organisational revamp with prominent leaders, including Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and and state party president Ramesh Chennithala, headed ... Read more...

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China’s defence minister likely to visit India


July 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Ahead of the once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China are looking to step up defence ties, with China proposing a visit by its ... Read more...

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Antony visits forward posts in Kashmir


July 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony visited a forward post in the Kupwara sector on the final day of his two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and interacted ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two women tourists from Maharashtra were killed and six others were injured in a grenade attack in Kashmir Saturday, police said."Two tourists were killed and six ... Read more...

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Two tourists killed in Kashmir grenade attack


July 28th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Two tourists were killed and four others were injured in a separatist attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district Saturday."Militants tossed a hand grenade at a ... Read more...

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Antony in Jammu and Kashmir to review security


July 28th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit to review the security situation in the border state.Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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