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Two army men in Poonch mistaken for kidnappers, thrashed


September 21st, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 20 (IANS) On the edge after rumours of child kidnappers in the area, residents of a village in Jammu and Kashmir's mountainous border district of Poonch district thrashed ... Read more...

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85 Syrian army men defect to Turkey


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Eighty-five Syrian soldiers, including an artillery general and 14 lower-ranked officers, have defected and fled to Turkey.The men were placed in the Apaydin refugee camp ... Read more...

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30 Syrian army men defect to Turkey


June 25th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, June 25 (IANS) Thirty-three Syrian army defectors, including a general and two colonels, have fled to Turkey, Turkish state-run Anadolu news agency reported Monday.The defectors and their family members ... Read more...

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GPRS deployed for Mahi’s rescue operation


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 22 (IANS) Forty-four hours after four-year-old Mahi was trapped in a 70-feet deep borewell in Manesar town near here, modern technology was deployed Friday evening to locate her ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth turn out in record numbers to join army


March 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) More than 6,000 enthusiastic Kashmiri youth turned up for recruitment in the Indian Army Friday in south Kashmir and police and army men had a tough ... Read more...

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Avalanche warning for Kashmir’s Gurez town


March 5th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 5 (IANS) Authorities Monday issued a high danger avalanche warning for Gurez town in north Kashmir's Bandipora district, where 19 army men were killed in an avalanche last ... Read more...

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Kashmir avalanche: BSF officer’s body recovered, six missing (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The body of a Border Security Force (BSF) officer buried under an avalanche in north Kashmir was recovered Tuesday. Five army men and another ... Read more...

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Army rescues trapped government officials in Kashmir


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) A quick response to a distress situation by the Indian Army saved the lives of 11 government employees in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir Monday ... Read more...

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‘China increasing presence in Pakistani Kashmir’


December 27th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 27 (IANS) Causing concern in the Indian Army, China has increased the presence of its military engineers in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, a senior army officer said.Although the exact number ... Read more...

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Army men booked for black buck poaching


December 20th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Dec 20 (IANS) A first information report (FIR) was registered against some unidentified army men on charges of poaching a black buck in a forested area in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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Pakistan may have inspected Indian Army chopper: Antony


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) It is possible that the Pakistani authorities examined an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into their territory a month ago and was returned the same ... Read more...

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More army soldiers reach Bastar for training


November 4th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 4 (IANS) The Maoists, who have virtually commandeered the jungles in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region since the late 1980s will feel the pressure as over 2,500 army soldiers ... Read more...

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Politics ain’t cricket: Pakistani leader on Imran rally


October 31st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) "Politics is not cricket," a leader of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said after the huge turnout at a rally addressed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ... Read more...

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Thai soldiers confess to killing Chinese sailors


October 29th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 29 (IANS) Nine Thai army men have surrendered and confessed to killing 13 Chinese sailors in Thailand earlier this month, the Thai police chief has said.The victims onboard ... Read more...

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Musharraf for rapprochement between ISI, RAW


October 27th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Accusing India of trying to turn Afghanistan against Pakistan, former president Pervez Musharraf warned of "counter-measures" by Islamabad and at the same time called for ... Read more...

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Thousands gather in support of Hazare in Mumbai


August 17th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Continuing with the protests in support of Anna Hazare, thousands took to the streets on the second day after Hazare was arrested by Delhi Police ... Read more...

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Red Fort attack: LeT militant’s death sentence upheld (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Terming the Dec 22, 2000, Red Fort assault as "an attack on Mother India", the Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Lashkar-e-Taiba ... Read more...

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Red Fort attack: LeT militant’s death sentence upheld (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Mohammad Arif alias Ashfaq, a Pakistani national, for the Dec 22, 2000, Red ... Read more...

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Red Fort attack: Death sentence upheld for LeT militant (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Lashkar-e-Taiba militant Mohammad Arif alias Ashfaq for the Dec 22, 2000 attack at the Red ... Read more...

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INSAS rifles troubled Indian Army men: Raju


August 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Indian soldier's primary weapon INSAS rifle gave them major trouble for long until the problems were rectified a few years ago.The problem was an ... Read more...

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School kids send 60,000 handmade rakhis to soldiers


July 28th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Students from over 150 schools across northern India have sent about 60,000 handmade rakhis as a mark of their love, respect and affection to soldiers ... Read more...

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Ignoring Pakistan, India sending civilian trek to Siachen


July 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Ignoring objections from Pakistan yet again, India is planning to organise another civilian trekking expedition to the forbidding heights of the Siachen Glacier in September, ... Read more...

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Alleged Kashmir rape: Identification parade of army men postponed


July 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) The parade of army personnel to identify the alleged accused who raped and abducted a woman in south Kashmir was postponed Sunday, even as Marxist leader ... Read more...

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Identification parade for army men in alleged Kashmir rape


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) of police formed to probe the alleged abduction and rape of a woman in south Kashmir is likely to conduct an ... Read more...

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Army orders probe into rape allegations by Kashmir woman (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) The army in Jammu and Kashmir Friday moved quickly in ordering an internal probe following allegations by a woman that two army personnel had abducted and ... Read more...

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Army orders probe into Kashmir abduction, rape allegation


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) The army has initiated an internal probe after a woman alleged abduction and rape by two men in uniform in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, a ... Read more...

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Two army officers killed in Siachen bunker fire (Second Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An army major and a lieutenant were burned to death and four soldiers were injured in a fire at their bunker on the Siachen Glacier, ... Read more...

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Woman alleges rape by army men, Omar promises action (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) With a woman alleging two army personnel abducted and raped her, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has promised action, saying the Armed Forces Special ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman alleges rape by army men


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir have registered a complaint of abduction and rape based on allegations by a woman against two army personnel.Rukaya Bano, a woman ... Read more...

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Army chief promises action against guilty in teen’s killing


July 6th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With the Chennai police probing the role of army men in the killing of a teenager at a military residential complex, Indian Army chief General ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Maoists step up attacks to taunt army, say experts


June 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 11 (IANS) Hardly a week after a 500-strong army deployment landed in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region for the first time, Maoists Thursday midnight launched their most deadly attack - ... Read more...

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500 army men in Chhattisgarh’s red zone - for training


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 2 (IANS) Over 500 army personnel have arrived in the heart of a Maoist insurgency-hit area in Chhattisgarh's Bastar region for training, a move security experts say will ... Read more...

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Three bodies seen at crash site in Lobothang: Chidamabaram


May 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said rescue teams have located three bodies in Lobothang near Tawang District, but it could not be confirmed whether the ... Read more...

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Karmapa visits Leh, consoles cloudburst victims


April 28th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) The 17th Karmapa, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, was moved when he visited families of the victims of last year's natural disaster in Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, ... Read more...

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LeT also killing Pakistanis: Asfandyar Wali Khan


April 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Awami National Party (ANP) chief Asfandyar Wali Khan on Thursday said India should not hold Pakistan responsible for the terror attacks carried out by the Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) ... Read more...

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