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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army


September 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Concerned over clashes within, Indian Army ‘back to basics’


September 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After recent soldier-officer stand-offs in two key units deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, a concerned Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Wednesday said the 1.13-million ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea to cancel ex-army chief’s bail


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday rejected the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh for cancellation of bail of former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in ... Read more...

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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

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Allahabad High Court order restraining media set aside


September 14th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set aside the Allahabad High Court order restraining media from reporting on the movement of army troops. The apex court bench ... Read more...

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Go to trial court for relief, SC tells Vectra chief Rishi


September 12th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked Ravinder Rishi, chief of Vectra company, to approach the trial court for quashing a lookout notice issued by the ... Read more...

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Army chief reviews Southern Army Command’s readiness


September 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of Pune-based Southern Army Command and interacted with senior officers over contemporary challenges being ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against V.K. Singh’s bail Sep 19 (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order till Sep 19 on the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking the cancellation of bail of ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against V.K. Singh’s bail Sep 19


September 10th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday reserved its order till Sep 19 on the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh seeking the cancellation of bail of ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot first serving minister to join Territorial Army


September 6th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Congress MP Sachin Pilot Thursday became the first serving union minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, and stressed ... Read more...

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‘Lack of strategic sense caused 1962 Sino-Indian war’


September 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) A total lack of strategic sense among the political leadership in New Delhi was the root cause of the bruising 1962 Sino-Indian war, experts said ... Read more...

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Fugitive Libyan ex-spy chief extradited from Mauritania


September 6th, 2012 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Nouakchott, Sep 6 (IANS/AKI) Mauritania has handed over to Tripoli slain Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's former spy chief after he was arrested for entering the country illegally.Abdullah al-Senussi, one of ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot to join Territorial Army


September 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer ... Read more...

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Court dismisses former army chief’s plea


August 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh's plea seeking a change in the nature of trial of the defamation case against him was dismissed by a Delhi ... Read more...

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Former army chief opposes plea to cancel his bail


August 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh Friday opposed the plea of another former army officer seeking cancellation of bail in a defamation case, accusing the latter ... Read more...

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No joint anti-terror operation with US: Pakistan


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan has no plans to conduct a joint military operation with the US against the Taliban in the country, the army announced Friday.Army chief Gen ... Read more...

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Army chief on first visit to Ladakh


August 17th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh Friday began a three-day tour of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to assess the situation in the region which ... Read more...

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Army promotes Olympics medallist Vijay Kumar


August 16th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) London Olympics silver medal winning shooter Vijay Kumar was Thursday promoted as Subedar Major and was given a cash award of Rs.30 lakh along with ... Read more...

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Can’t be denied Hindus faced persecution: Pakistani daily


August 16th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It cannot be denied that "minorities, and particularly Hindus, have faced persecution over the past few decades" in Pakistan, said a daily that wished minorities would ... Read more...

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`Kayani’s speech a welcome change from persecution complex’


August 15th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's Independence Day eve speech is a welcome change from "the persecution complex and denial of responsibility that so often ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Congress shielding those with black money abroad, says Ramdev (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Yoga guru Ramdev Sunday hit out at the Congress after the government ignored his 5 p.m. deadline for acting on his demands - bringing ... Read more...

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Top Pakistan Army officers meet


August 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army's top brass met Friday night with an agenda which the Dawn described as "extraordinary".Top army officers met amid reports of Pakistan and the US ... Read more...

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Army unit standoff raised in parliament, PM bars debate (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The soldiers-officers standoff in an army armoured unit in Jammu and Kashmir was raised in the Rajya Sabha Thursday, but Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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Cancellation of ex-army chief’s bail sought


August 8th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Lt. Gen. retd) Tejinder Singh Wednesday moved a Delhi court seeking cancellation of the bail granted to former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh and ... Read more...

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Hazare, team end fast; promise people’s movement as political alternative (Roundup)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his team ended their indefinite fast against corruption here Friday evening, spelling out the contours of their political alternative that would ... Read more...

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Team Anna ends fast, spells out political alternative (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his three team members Friday ended their fast and spelled out a political alternative to provide a "clean and corruption-free" government.Hazare, ... Read more...

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Team Anna ends fast


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Anna Hazare and his three team members Friday ended their fast by sipping coconut water in the presence of former army chief Gen. V.K. ... Read more...

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Army ex-chief joins Anna bandwagon


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday lent his voice to Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and also joined the protest at Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

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Team Anna to end fast in V.K. Singh’s presence


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna leaders, including Anna Hazare, will end their fast Friday evening with former army chief V.K. Singh offering them coconut water or lemon ... Read more...

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Prominent citizens appeal to Team Anna to call off fast (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With fasting Team Anna members' condition deteriorating, more than 20 prominent citizens, including former army chief V.K. Singh, spiritual leader Sri Sri Ravi ... Read more...

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End fast, citizens appeal to Team Anna


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A former army chief, a spiritual guru, an actor, and an ex-poll panel chief are among those who appealed Thursday to Team Anna to ... Read more...

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Army chief meets Rajasthan chief minister


August 1st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Wednesday met Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to exchange views on civil-military relations.According to a defence ministry official, Gen. ... Read more...

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