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‘Special’ mothers to take care of ’special’ children (Feature)


September 18th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 18 (IANS) Two years ago 40-year old Anuradha, who is HIV positive, came to Jaipur with a frail body and weak mind clouded with uncertainty about her future. ... Read more...

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Ex-army officer gets 10 years jail for torturing son


August 4th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) A former army major and his second wife were Saturday sentenced by a Delhi court to 10 years jail term for torturing and trying to ... Read more...

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Trace ex-armyman, seize revolver, court tells cops (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday directed police to trace a retired army captain and seize his personal revolver for allegedly threatening his wife.Justice Manmohan ... Read more...

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Indian-American wanted for 1996 murder kills family, self


June 10th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 10 (IANS) A 47-year-old former Indian Army officer wanted for murder in India killed his wife and two of his children before turning the gun on himself in ... Read more...

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New facsimile of Buddhist sutra unveiled


May 4th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A new Indian facsimile edition of the Gilgit Lotus Sutra - an important document of Mahayana Buddhism - written in Sanskrit has brought the last ... Read more...

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Antony under fire over army chief’s age row (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With army chief Gen. V.K. Singh set for a showdown with the government over his age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony is under attack from ... Read more...

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Antony under fire over Army chief’s age row


January 18th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) As an embarassed government stands isolated over the row about Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's age, Defence Minister A.K. Antony has been vehemently ... Read more...

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Letter on army chief my personal opinion: Amarinder


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday said that the letter he wrote to Defence Minister A.K. Antony on the birth date ... Read more...

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Indian polo team beat British Army, win Saragarhi Challenge Cup


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Watched by an enthusiastic crowd at the Jaipur polo grounds here, the Indian polo team defeated the British Army 7-3 to win the annual Saragarhi ... Read more...

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5 militants, army officer killed in Kashmir gunfight


September 28th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Five militants, two policemen and an army officer have been killed in an ongoing fierce gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, taking the toll in the ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to return to Afghan combat duty


June 16th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Britain's Prince Harry would soon return to combat duty in Afghanistan as he has been cleared as an Apache helicopter pilot, the Sky News reported.The ... Read more...

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Prince Harry promoted to Army Captain


April 17th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Prince Harry has been promoted to the rank of captain by the British army, palace officials have announced.The prince has achieved the rank after completing five years' ... Read more...

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New publication launched for gays in the US military


March 29th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new online magazine would concentrate on the lives of gay soldiers in the US army. The online magazine was launched by OutServe.OutServe is a group ... Read more...

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Lesbian army captain in Afghanistan sent home after objection over sexuality


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): A lesbian army captain was disciplined and sent home early from Afghanistan because her commanding officer objected to her homosexuality.Karen Tait, 29, a captain in the military police, ... Read more...

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A Gala Time For Boys On ‘Zor Ka Jhatka’ In Buenos Aires


January 29th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
News are doing the rounds those Zor Ka Jhatka contestants Payal Rohatgi and Gaurav Chopra were injured while shooting for the show. The duo had to pack their backs and ... Read more...

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One killed in Agra as ex-captain opens fire


January 4th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 3 (IANS) One person was killed and two others injured when a retired army captain Monday morning opened fire on his neighbour's family after losing a recent panchayat poll in ... Read more...

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Army captain, Lashkar militant killed in Kashmir gunfight


December 8th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 8 (IANS) An army captain and a foreign guerrilla were Wednesday killed in the over 20-hour gun battle between the security forces and the holed up guerrilla in north Kashmir, ... Read more...

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Army captain injured in Kashmir gunfight


December 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) A captain of the counter insurgency Rashtriya Rifles was injured Tuesday evening in a fierce gunfight with a group of separatist guerrillas holed up in a house in ... Read more...

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Officer, two soldiers killed in Kashmir landslide


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Three army personnel including an officer were killed in a landslide in the frontier Uri area of north Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said Friday.A senior police officer here ... Read more...

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Weapons sale racket: Court irate over getting Captain’s affidavit


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday pulled up the central government for filing an affidavit sworn by an army Captain on the "serious issue" of the sale of weapons ... Read more...

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Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui sentenced to 86 years in prison


September 24th, 2010 - 3:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pakistani scientist Aafia Siddiqui has been sentenced to 86 years behind bars by a federal judge on Thursday. When she learned about her conviction then she was heartbroken ... Read more...

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Dead captain’s mother seeks fresh probe, meets Antony (Lead)


August 28th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The mother of a decorated army captain Saturday demanded an independent probe into his 2006 death in Jammu and Kashmir, saying she has "no faith in ... Read more...

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Last American Combat Troops Withdrawn From Iraq


August 19th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last American combat operations departed from Iraq on the wee hours of Thursday marking the end to the bloody as well as controversial operations that ... Read more...

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Supreme Court Orders ‘Birther’ Orly Taitz Pay $20K Over President’s Birth Certificate


August 17th, 2010 - 11:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 17 (THIANDIAN NEWS) Orly Taitz, a California dentist and lawyer who is a leader of the “birther movement” that claims President Barack Obama was not born in the United States ... Read more...

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Army captain injured in Kashmir gunfight


June 23rd, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) A captain of the Indian Army was injured in a firefight with militants in Bhanot area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, army officials said. Captain Nikhil Bismit of ... Read more...

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Not eyeing records, says India’s youngest Everest challenger (Lead) (With Images)


March 26th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) Unlike other teens, his heroes are not cricketers or movie stars. He hardly watches cricket matches and films don't interest him. Instead, Arjun Vajpai, 16 years ... Read more...

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I am not eyeing records, says India’s youngest Everest challenger (With Images)


March 26th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 26 (IANS) Unlike other teens, his heroes are not cricketers or movie stars. In fact, he hardly ever watches cricket matches and films don't interest him. Instead, Arjun Vajpai, 16 ... Read more...

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Former Colombian army officer jailed for eight killings


March 18th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 18 (IANS/EFE) A former Colombian army captain has been sentenced by a judge to 20 years in prison for his role in the 2005 killings of eight people, including three ... Read more...

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Haryana town donates blood in homage to army captain


March 14th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana) March 14 (IANS) This Haryana town Sunday organised a blood donation camp in tribute to an army officer from the town who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir. Captain ... Read more...

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Army captain, a militant killed in J-K encounter in Pulwama


March 4th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Pulwama (Jammu-Kashmir), March 4 (ANI): An Indian Army captain died and a militant killed in an encounter between security forces and militants at Dadsara village of Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on ... Read more...

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Omar briefs PM on security situation


March 4th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and briefed him of the security situation in the state in the light ... Read more...

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Army captain, four militants killed in Kashmir battle (Roundup)


March 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) An Indian Army captain was killed, the second loss of an officer in less than 10 days in Jammu and Kashmir, and four guerrillas of the Hizbul Mujahideen ... Read more...

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Army captain, two militants killed in Kashmir battle


March 4th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) An Indian Army captain was killed, the second loss of an officer in less than 10 days in Jammu and Kashmir, and two guerrillas were shot dead in ... Read more...

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Army captain dies in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) A captain of the Indian Army was killed Thursday in a gunfight with suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba militants in a south Kashmir village, a defence official said. Captain Deepak Sharma was ... Read more...

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Army captain, militant killed in Pulwama encounter


March 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Pulwama (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar 4 (ANI): An Army Captain and a militant were killed in an encounter between security forces and militants in Pulwama District on Thursday.The encounter which was started ... Read more...

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