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4 Kuki militants nabbed with arms in Assam


September 13th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 13 (IANS) Four militants of the United Kukigram Defence Army (UKDA) were arrested in Assam's Karbi Anglong early Thursday and arms and ammunition seized from their possession, police ... Read more...

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Army sponsors industrial tour for residents of LoC town


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Army in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday flagged off a group of 25 people from a town near the Line of Control (LoC) in the state's ... Read more...

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Bus with over 30 people falls into Himachal gorge (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot-deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, ... Read more...

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Bus with 30 people falls into Himachal gorge


September 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) A state roadways bus carrying more than 30 passengers skidded off the road and fell into a 500-foot deep gorge Monday evening in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra ... Read more...

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War surgery workshop held


September 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) Over 150 surgeons from across the country took part in a workshop on war surgery at the army's Northern Command headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir, an ... 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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Dodsal FC enters Durand Cup final


August 31st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dodsal FC, Mumbai's newest professional football club, entered the final of the Durand Cup Friday.Dodsal FC effortlessly beat most established football clubs of India on ... Read more...

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Cyrus bags role in ‘Two And A Half Men’


August 30th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) Teen Sensation Miley Cyrus will make a cameo on "Two And A Half Men"."She will play Missi, an old family friend of Walden's (Ashton ... Read more...

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33 insurgents killed in Afghanistan


August 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 26 (IANS) Thirty-three 33 Taliban insurgents have been killed by police, army and the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan since Saturday, the interior ministry said Sunday.Up to six ... Read more...

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Italy’s macho soldiers asked to remove tattoos


August 17th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Italy's armed forces have passed new regulations to prevent and contain practices that might affect the image of the army, including shunning a "macho" rite practised ... Read more...

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New timings for ‘Change of Guard’ ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan


August 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Citizens desirous of watching the ceremonial 'Change of Guard' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan every Saturday will now have to reach the venue at 9 ... Read more...

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Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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British soldiers’ remains stored secretly


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Remains of British war heroes, who died in Afghanistan and Iraq are being secretly kept in an army lab without permission from their relatives, a media ... Read more...

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Swaraj asks Shinde to evacuate pilgrims from Uttarakhand


August 7th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) BJP leader Sushma Swaraj Tuesday urged Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde to take emergency measures to evacuate pilgrims stranded in Uttrakashi following flash floods in Uttarakhand.Swaraj ... Read more...

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Seven killed due to rains in Jammu


August 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people, including two women, have been killed and scores injured in heavy rains that led to many houses collapsing in the remote mountainous ... Read more...

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Army JCO’s wife stabbed in robbery attempt


August 4th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Two men stabbed and wounded an army junior commissioned officer's wife while trying to rob her house here, police said Friday. The incident took place ... Read more...

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Stuck to my plan: Vijay Kumar


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian pistol shooter Vijay Kumar said that sticking to his game plan helped him to win the silver medal despite the pressure on him at the ... Read more...

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Afghan police kill 17 Taliban militants


July 31st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 30 (IANS) Afghan police killed 17 Taliban militants and wounded five others across the country since Sunday, said Interior Ministry in a statement Monday."Afghan National Police backed ... Read more...

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Apex court asks CBI to reply Vectra chief’s plea


July 30th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday allowed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its response to a petition of Vectra Group chairman Ravinder Kumar Rishi, ... Read more...

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Governor among 18 killed in Afghanistan (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 29 (IANS) An Afghan governor and at least 17 Taliban militants were killed in violence, authorities said Sunday.Mohammad Ismael Wafa, the governor of Chak district, some 30 ... Read more...

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Centre should take steps to tackle Assam problem: Left


July 27th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) Urging the union government to take "concrete steps" to tackle the ongoing violence in Assam, West Bengal Left Front Friday requested the state government to ... Read more...

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Gogoi blames centre for army’s delayed arrival


July 27th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 27 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday blamed the central government for sending the army late to the violence-hit districts of Kokrajhar, Chirang and Dhubri, where communal ... Read more...

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First lady media advisor appointed for J&K;


July 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government will now have its first woman media advisor, an official statement said Wednesday.Bharti Vaid, 52, who is currently the Additional Director ... Read more...

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30 human skeletons found in Philippines


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, July 22 (IANS) Security forces in the Philippines Sunday unearthed 30 skeletal remains of people allegedly slain by rebels in a murderous purge of suspected military spies in the ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles creates new posts


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 22 (IANS) Assam Rifles said Sunday that it had created two new posts of inspector general to improve anti-insurgency operations in India's northeast.The posts will improve coordination among ... Read more...

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Army donates blankets, sleeping bags to nomadic tribes


July 17th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 17 (IANS) The army Tuesday donated blankets and sleeping bags to members of Jammu and Kashmir's nomadic Gujjar and Bakarwal tribes who shift to high mountainous pastures with ... Read more...

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17 killed in Nepal bus accident


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 17 (IANS) Seventeen people died in Nepal Monday when a passenger bus skidded off the road and plunged some 200 meters down into the Trishuli river.The accident took ... Read more...

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One killed in attack on Pakistani police station


July 16th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least one policeman was killed and several held hostage Monday morning following a brazen attack launched by gunmen on a police station in Pakistan's northwest ... Read more...

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35 pilgrims killed in Nepal bus accident (Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 pilgrims, most of them Indians, were killed and 12 injured in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after their bus veered ... Read more...

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89 Al-Shabaab terrorists held in Somalia


July 15th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, July 15 (IANS) Somali security forces have arrested 89 people suspected to be having links with Al Qaeda-affiliated terror outfit Al-Shabaab, Xinhua reported.The men were arrested in the capital ... Read more...

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Cuts on Miley Cyrus’s arm causes concern


July 15th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer Miley Cyrus was spotted with cut marks on her arm, leading to fears over her state of health.The 19-year-old former Disney star was ... Read more...

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Bodo militants, Ulfa linkman nabbed in Assam


July 10th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 10 (IANS) Five cadres of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland's (NDFB) anti-talk faction and a linkman of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) were arrested in ... Read more...

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Boy rescued safely from borewell in Maharashtra (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), July 9 (IANS) A four-year-old boy fell into a borewell in a village in this Maharashtra district was safely rescued in a three hour joint effort by police ... Read more...

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Now child falls into borewell in Maharashtra


July 9th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), July 9 (IANS) In a tragic repeat of the Gurgaon incident where three-year-old Mahi lost her life, a four-year-old boy Monday fell into a borewell in a village ... Read more...

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One soldier killed in Kashmir


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) One soldier was killed and another injured when guerrillas fired at an army convoy in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said.The attack, in the southern town ... Read more...

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