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Peeved soldier refuses to end tower-top protest


August 19th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An army soldier who climbed a 200-feet-high mobile phone signal tower here three days ago had not yet come down even Sunday, despite repeated appeals ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army, Rangers fire on Indian posts on LoC, border (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pakistan Army violated the ceasefire for second day Wednesday by firing at two Indian positions on the Line of Control (LoC) late evening on India's Independence ... Read more...

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Relatives suspect foul play in army jawan’s suicide


August 10th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) Indian Army jawan V. Arun, who committed suicide in Kashmir early this week, was cremated at his hometown in Killimannor near here Friday morning.The body was ... 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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Pakistani soldier repatriated


July 13th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday handed over a Pakistani soldier to its compatriot across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The soldier, Arif Ali had ... Read more...

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Indian Army arrests Pakistani soldier in Jammu


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday arrested a Pakistani soldier, Arif Khan, who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch ... Read more...

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Indian Army lt. col. in soup over Bangladeshi woman’s link


July 11th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An Indian Army lieutenant colonel is in the dock over his links with a Bangladeshi woman on a social networking site, despite the fact ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani troops battle on Kashmir border


June 19th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) Pakistani troops again opened fire on Indian positions along the Line of Control (LoC) on the Jammu and Kashmir border, triggering gun battles for about two ... Read more...

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Soldier injured in Pakistani firing on LoC


June 17th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) In an apparent bid to push in infiltrators, Pakistani troops opened unprovoked fire on Indian forward positions along the LoC in Poonch district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes at Siachen, pilot killed (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army helicopter crashed Wednesday at the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, killing the pilot, army sources said.The chopper, from the army's aviation wing, ... Read more...

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Army steps up vigil along LoC


May 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 20 (IANS) With the snow melting in high mountain passes in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has stepped up its vigil along the Line of control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Scuffle in army unit raises hackles


May 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A scuffle between army personnel in an artillery unit posted in Jammu and Kashmir close to the border with China has raised the hackles of ... Read more...

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Clashes in Kashmiri training camps in Pakistan


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) There are growing incidents of clashes between militants wanting to return to Jammu and Kashmir from training camps in Pakistan and those wanting to stay on, ... Read more...

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Tatra scam: CBI searches two ex army officers’ homes (Second Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday searched the homes of two former army officers in Delhi and Noida and recovered key documents related to ... Read more...

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CBI questions BEML chief in Tatra trucks case (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday questioned three people, including former Bharat Earth Movers Ltd. (BEML) director V. Mohan, the company's present chief V.R.S. Natarajan and Britain-based Vectra ... Read more...

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Three soldiers killed in Pakistan


February 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) A Pakistani soldier was killed Sunday in a clash with militants while two security personnel died in a remote-controlled blast in the country's northwest tribal region, ... Read more...

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Two LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir


February 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 4 (IANS) Two separatist guerrillas of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were killed in a gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, army sources said."On specific information about the presence of ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops target Indian border posts


January 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 5 (IANS) Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir and fired at Indian posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Ponch ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir


January 4th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 4 (IANS) The army has foiled an attempt by a group of militants to sneak into Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir from across the Line of Control ... Read more...

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Sukna land scam: Lt.Gen. Avadesh Prakash sacked by court martial (Roundup)


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian Army's former military secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd) Avadesh Prakash was Saturday dismissed from service by an army court martial for his involvement in a land ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Lt.Gen. Avadesh Prakash dismissed from service


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Former military secretary Lt. Gen. (retired) Avadesh Prakash was Saturday dismissed from service by an Indian Army court martial for his involvement in a land scam ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistan troops exchange fire on LoC


November 26th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 26 (IANS) A heavy exchange of fire took place between Indian and Pakistani troops across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani troops targeted Indian ... Read more...

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AFSPA shadow on Jammu Unified Command meet


November 4th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) The army is expected to strongly oppose withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from certain parts of Jammu and Kashmir at the Unified ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire at Indian posts in Kashmir (Lead)


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired at Indian posts Saturday night to help terrorists sneak into Jammu and Kashmir, sparking a two-hour gun battle, army sources here said Sunday.The ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops violate ceasefire in Kashmir


August 26th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 26 (IANS) Pakistani troops opened heavy gunfire on Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir, army sources said Friday.The troops fired at the ... Read more...

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Indian Army foils infiltration bid in Kashmir


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 23 (IANS) The Indian Army Tuesday foiled an infiltration bid in Jammu and Kashmir after Pakistani troops opened fire in the Mankote area of Mendhar in Poonch district, ... Read more...

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Slain Lashkar ‘terrorist’ a civilian: Sources


August 8th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) A man gunned down by the army and the Jammu and Kashmir Police, who claimed he was a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) commander, has been identified as 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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Two army officers killed in fire in Siachen (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An Indian Army major and lieutenant were killed in a fire that broke out at a post in Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, sources said ... Read more...

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Illegal weapons’ sale: 27 army officers in the dock


July 7th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Twenty-seven Indian Army officers are in the dock with disciplinary proceedings ordered against them after a probe indicted them for illegally selling non-service weapons.The disciplinary ... Read more...

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Government rejects army’s promotion policy proposal


June 8th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government has rejected an army proposal for changing its promotion policy for senior officers, sources said Wednesday.The army in 2009 had adopted a ... Read more...

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Army’s war games in hot desert to begin in May


April 19th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Army is gearing up for a major war game in the scorching Rajasthan desert, near the border with Pakistan, to keep the troops ... Read more...

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US-Pak ties facing biggest crisis since 9/11: Report


April 13th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13(ANI): US-Pakistan ties are heading towards their biggest crisis since the 9/11 attacks, owing to bitter disputes over covert CIA activities and drone attacks inside Pakistan, lack of progress ... Read more...

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Chopper crashes in Islamabad, crew members survive (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) A military helicopter crashed near a bridge here Thursday, a media report said. All three crew members survived.The incident took place at about 11 a.m. when ... Read more...

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