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Soldiers thrash policemen in Kathua


September 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) Army soldiers at Kathua railway station late Monday night assaulted policemen and injured over half-a-dozen of them before boarding a train, police sources said Tuesday.They said ... Read more...

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US acts on its own: Pakistani daily


August 27th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Drone strikes show that there has been no real change in the relations between the US and Pakistan, said a daily that criticised Washington for continuing ... Read more...

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Neha Dhupia excited about in Kargil trip


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia is in Kargil, and she will spend 10 days in the company of army jawans there.Independence is very important to me. I'll ... Read more...

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Bodies of soldiers killed in Kashmir avalanche recovered


July 9th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 9 (IANS) Bodies of two army soldiers buried in an avalanche in north Kashmir January were Monday recovered from the melting snow, police said.A senior police officer said ... Read more...

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Assam floods toll 18 dead, 2,500 train passengers still stranded (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam has killed at least 18 people till Thursday, even as over 2,500 passengers in four trains continued to be stranded for the ... Read more...

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Day 3: 2,500 train passengers still stranded in Assam


June 28th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati/Agartala, June 28 (IANS) Over 2,500 passengers in four trains continued to be stranded for the third day Thursday as heavy landslides following heavy rains blocked tracks and cut ... Read more...

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UN concerned over Syria violence escalation


June 13th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN observers in Syria are worried that violence is escalating around the Syrian opposition stronghold city of Homs, the UN said."UN observers reported heavy fighting ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Leh


June 5th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 5 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni, brand ambassador of the Indian Army and captain of country's cricket team, Tuesday arrived at Leh town of Jammu and Kashmir.Dhoni, who is ... Read more...

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Bilawal says he can defuse US-Pakistan tension


June 4th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 4 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that he can help defuse the tension between Pakistan and the US.Bilawal said he can bridge the ... Read more...

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Colombian rebels kill 12 soldiers


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, May 22 (IANS) At least 12 army soldiers were killed in clashes with rebels in northern Colombia Monday, officials said.The fighting between Colombian Army soldiers and the rebel of ... Read more...

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Zardari leaves for US to attend NATO summit


May 18th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has left for Chicago to attend a NATO summit as Pakistan mulls the reopening of supplies for the coalition forces in Afghanistan, ... Read more...

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Six militants killed in Russia


May 13th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 13 (IANS) Six militants, including a senior member of the Kizlyar militant group who was on a wanted list since 2011, have been killed in a special operation ... Read more...

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Mexican rock band Molotov takes up social issues


May 11th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock band Molotov, known for taking overtly political stances on social issues in its songs, says it now prefers to seek more subtle and ... Read more...

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Mali situation under close watch: UNHCR


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Friday that it has been closely monitoring developments in Mali following the announcement that army soldiers had taken control of ... Read more...

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Gurez avalanche: Death toll rises to three


March 21st, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) The death toll in an avalanche in north Kashmir has risen to three, an official said Wednesday."Three bodies have been recovered from under the avalanche debris ... Read more...

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Sudan rebels claim to have killed 130 soldiers


February 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 28 (IANS) A rebel group in Sudan Tuesday said it has killed 130 Sudanese army soldiers in an attack along the Sudan-South Sudan border, Xinhua reported."The attack launched ... Read more...

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10 dead, 12 wounded in Afghan airport bombing (Lead)


February 27th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen others injured Monday when a Taliban suicide bomber blew up an explosives-laden vehicle near the gate ... Read more...

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10 die in Afghanistan airport suicide blast


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 27 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and a dozen injured Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car packed with explosives near the airport ... Read more...

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Nine civilians rescued alive from Sonamarg avalanche


February 24th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Nine people trapped in an avalanche Thursday in north Kashmir's Sonamarg hill station were rescued alive in a joint rescue operation Friday by the army, the ... 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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US army makes self-steering bullet with fins


January 31st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) The US army has come up with a new "self-steering" bullet that comes with tiny fins which guide it to its target, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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US announces defence budget slash


January 27th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has unveiled the Pentagon's budget request for the 2013 fiscal year, which includes plans to significantly cut defence spending and army ... Read more...

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Five soldiers buried in Kashmir avalanche


January 24th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Five soldiers and two troopers were buried under an avalanche in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Tuesday morning, an official said."An avalanche struck one of our posts ... Read more...

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Diplomatic thaw in US-Pakistan ties: Daily


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) The ties between the US and Pakistan are witnessing a diplomatic thaw but it won't be back to business as usual, said a daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Drone attack a violation of sovereignty: Pakistan


January 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Pakistan has condemned a US drone strike that left four people dead, saying it was a violation of its sovereignty."Pakistan has a clear position on ... Read more...

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US resumes drone attacks in Pakistan


January 12th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 12 (IANS) The US, which suspended drone strikes in Pakistan following last November's NATO attack that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers dead, has now resumed drone attacks. The ... Read more...

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Border coordination centres not closed: Pakistan


December 20th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan has not shut border coordination centres, authorities said after NATO airstrikes close to the Afghanistan border left two dozen Pakistan Army soldiers dead.Associated Press of ... Read more...

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Pakistan army chief, PM discuss national security


December 10th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani discussed matters of national security with Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani following a NATO airstrike that left ... Read more...

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Pakistan to review all accords with US, NATO: Gilani


December 5th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan will review all its agreements with the US and NATO in the aftermath of the NOv 26 airstrike that left two dozen Pakistan ... Read more...

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Pakistan may attend Bonn conference


December 5th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Pakistan may have low-level participation in the Bonn conference after a telephone call from US President Barack Obama to President Asif Ali Zardari to express ... Read more...

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Pakistan gave the go-ahead for NATO strikes, says report


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Pakistani officials, who were unaware that their soldiers were in the area, gave the green signal for NATO airstrikes that left 24 Pakistan Army soldiers ... Read more...

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Probe ordered in poaching charge against army soldiers


November 25th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Nov 25 (IANS) The Indian Army has ordered an enquiry into allegations some of its personnel poached three chinkaras (deer) in Rajasthan's Barmer district along the international border with ... Read more...

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10 bombs found on Assam railway bridge


November 9th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Nov 9 (IANS) A railway official Tuesday averted a possible tragedy when he found 10 crude bombs along with blasting devices from a railway bridge on the Lumding-Badarpur ... 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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Five Afghan army soldiers killed


October 19th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 19 (IANS) At least five Afghan army soldiers were killed Wednesday when their van hit a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan' Herat province, a media report said."An Afghan ... Read more...

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