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Infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir; soldier, guerrilla killed


September 5th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 5 (IANS) An army soldier and a terrorist were killed in a gun battle in Kashmir's Kupwara district when a group of armed guerrillas attempted to sneak into ... Read more...

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Pakistani firing seeks to push terrorists into Kashmir


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The sudden spurt in firing by Pakistani border guards along the Jammu and Kashmir border is aimed at pushing militants as well as narcotics smugglers into ... Read more...

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Arms cache unearthed in J&K;


August 4th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) A cache of arms and ammunition have been recovered from a remote mountainous forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, an army official said Saturday.Security ... Read more...

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Militant hideout busted in Kashmir


July 14th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 14 (IANS) Security forces have busted a major militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir, recovering a huge quantity of automatic rifles, ammunitions, grenades and powerful explosives, an army ... Read more...

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China keen to avoid ‘diplomacy issues’ concerning India, Pakistan


June 24th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) China is keen to avoid any "diplomatic issues" between China, India and Pakistan and the issue of stapled visa to people from Jammu and Kashmir, including ... Read more...

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Pakistan halts firing at LoC


June 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops have stopped firing at Indian positions on the Jammu and Kashmir border but have not agreed to a meeting with the Indian Army, officials ... Read more...

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Former Sri Lankan army chief to be tried for mutiny


June 7th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was released from jail a few weeks ago, and his personal assistant will be tried for harbouring army ... Read more...

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Army organises Jammu Premier League for budding cricketers


May 9th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) It was Jammu's own 'premier league', where hundreds of young cricketers vied for a chance to play the game at the national and international level. And ... Read more...

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US may turn to India if talks with Pakistan fail: Daily


March 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) If Pakistan does not reopen the NATO supply lines to Afghanistan that were closed after an attack on a border post killed 24 soldiers in November, ... Read more...

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30 militants in Jammu’s border districts: Army


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 22 (IANS) There are about 20-30 militants left in twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, a senior army official said ... Read more...

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Eleven army personnel killed in Kashmir avalanches (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Eleven army personnel were killed and eight are missing in two overnight avalanches in Jammu and Kashmir, an army official said Thursday.While eight were killed in ... Read more...

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Eleven army soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Eleven Indian Army troopers were killed in two north Kashmir avalanches overnight in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, an army official said Thursday.Lt. Col. J.S. Brar, spokesman ... Read more...

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Israel to buy dozens of Italian jets


February 17th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 17 (IANS) Israel reached a $1 billion preliminary agreement with Italy to buy 30 military training jets to replace the current ones, which are over 40 years old, ... Read more...

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Ex-army official’s house burgled


February 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A retired army official's house was burgled in the capital city, a police official said Thursday.The break-in was reported from retired Brigadier Shyam Prashad's house ... Read more...

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Debris of crashed WW II US aircraft found in Tripura (With Images)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Fragments of a US military aircraft, used during World War II, have been recovered in northern Tripura 66 years after it crashed, defence sources said here ... Read more...

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Over 10,000 military dogs serving Chinese army


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 23 (IANS) Over 10,000 dogs are presently serving the Chinese armed forces in missions like peacekeeping, post-disaster search and rescue and border patrolling, a Chinese army official has ... Read more...

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Indonesia to spend $1.5 bn on defence purchase


December 17th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Dec 17 (IANS) The Indonesian army has allocated some 14 trillion rupiah (about$ 1.5 billion) to purchase several military equipment, from producers in Europe and the US in near ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ties based on mutual respect: Gilani


December 14th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and friendly relations with other countries based on mutual respect, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a top Pakistan Army official.Talking to ... Read more...

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NATO strikes an act of blatant aggression: Pakistan Army


November 30th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The NATO air strikes on Pakistani checkposts were an "unprovoked act of blatant aggression" as the coalition was informed that it was an army check-post that ... Read more...

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India, China planning joint army exercise in 2012


November 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) With India and China resuming their bilateral military exchanges four months ago, the two nations are planning to revive their joint military exercise in ... Read more...

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China supporting northeast rebels: former army officer


October 18th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 18 (IANS) Chinese intelligence agencies are supporting insurgents in India's northeast, former Eastern Command chief Lt. Gen. J.R. Mukherjee said Tuesday.He made the remark while advocating better relations ... Read more...

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Egyptian parties divided on army official’s meeting


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 2 (IANS) A consultant meeting held between Egyptian chief of staff of the armed forces Sami Anan and several political parties and movements pricked up divisions among parties ... Read more...

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More trouble for army’s former military secretary


August 23rd, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Indian Army's former military secretary Lt. Gen. (retd) Avadesh Prakash may soon face charges under the Official Secrets Act for allegedly removing confidential documents ... Read more...

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Two LeT guerrillas killed in gunfight


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas, including a foreign national, were killed in a gunfight in Kupwara district in north Kashmir Saturday, an army official said.Brig. K.J.S. Dhellon, ... 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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Senior army officer held in Pakistan


June 21st, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A senior Pakistan Army official was arrested Tuesday for his links with a banned outfit, an official said.Brigadier Ali Khan, who was on a ... Read more...

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10 killed after suicide bombers storm police station in southeastern Afghanistan


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Seven security officials and three suicide bombers were killed on Sunday during clashes at the traffic police station in southeastern Afghanistan, officials said.Pajhwok news agency reported that four ... Read more...

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Arunachal chief minister may be dead: Chidambaram


May 4th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Amid continuing suspense about Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu, Home Minister P. Chidambaram, citing unofficial reports, said Wednesday, some 100 hours after he ... Read more...

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Laden’s death near Islamabad will cause tension between US, Pakistan: Expert


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The fact that Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, who was killed by US forces in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, was apparently living in relative luxury not far ... Read more...

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Nepal minister with Indian passport, Tibetan ID, forced to quit


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Nepal's new government suffered a major diplomatic embarrassment with a newly appointed minister from Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal's ruling party being forced to quit following ... Read more...

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Protests rattle major cities across Yemen


April 14th, 2011 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 14 (IANS) Anti-government protests rattled Yemen's major cities Wednesday after President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his opponents reached another deadlock following the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)'s conciliation plan ... Read more...

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Dhoni accepts offer to join Indian Army


April 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after excelling in cricket field is also ready to prove his mark in the battle field and serve ... Read more...

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Thousands flock to join Indian Army in Kashmir (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 19 (IANS) More than 8,000 Kashmiri young men Saturday thronged a recruitment rally in Kashmir Valley's Ganderbal district to join the Indian Army.Braving rain and sleet, the youths reached the ... Read more...

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Army rescues tourists stranded in Tawang


February 18th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Thirteen tourists, among them two women, stranded at a remote location in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh due to heavy snowfall, were rescued by ... Read more...

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Former army official working for ISI nabbed


January 31st, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 31 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Police have arrested a former Indian Army official who was allegedly working for Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) agency and providing information about vital installations of ... Read more...

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