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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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Army foils infiltration bid in Poonch


September 13th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) The army early Thursday foiled an attempt by a group of militants to infiltrate into the Indian side through the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch ... Read more...

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Militants attack Pakistan air base


August 16th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Militants wearing military uniforms attacked a key Pakistan Air Force base early Thursday, destroying at least one aircraft, a media report said.The attack took place around ... Read more...

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Soldier killed while foiling infiltration bid


August 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) An army rifleman was killed while troops were trying to foil an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, an official said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Invited to visit J&K;, students plug ‘disconnect’


August 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) After taking students from Jammu and Kashmir to tour various parts of the country under 'Operation Sadbhavana' (goodwill), children from outside are now invited here to ... Read more...

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Driving training for Jammu and Kashmir youths


August 1st, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 1 (IANS) The army is giving training in vehicle driving to the unemployed youth of remote mountainous areas in Rajouri and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir under ... Read more...

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Army rescues 400 trapped at Leh pass in Kashmir


July 8th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 8 (IANS) Over 400 tourists and locals trapped at the Changla pass in Kashmir's Leh district after a massive landslide have been rescued by the security forces, an ... Read more...

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As militancy fades, girls return to school in Jammu’s remote regions


July 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) For the girls of Mahore in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district where militants used to have a free run, it is time to realise their dreams ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Indian soldier killed in Pakistani firing


June 14th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 14 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was killed and three injured in firing by Pakistani troops on positions along the Line of Control (LoC) Wednesday afternoon in Poonch ... Read more...

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Army foils infiltration bid in Jammu


June 9th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 9 (IANS) Troops from the Indian Army foiled an infiltration attempt from Pakistan across the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of the Jammu region late Friday ... Read more...

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Ceasefire violation at LoC in J&K;


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 22 (IANS) In yet another incident of ceasefire violation, Pakistani troops fired from small and medium arms across the line of control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka arrests over 36,400 army deserters


May 7th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka has arrested over 36,400 soldiers who had deserted the army following the end of a three-decade-long civil war with the Tamil Tigers, a military ... Read more...

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Pakistan avalanche buries 135 people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) At least 124 Pakistani soldiers and 11 civilians were buried under snow early Saturday when a massive avalanche hit their camp in the country's Siachen region.The ... Read more...

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100 Pakistani troops buried in Siachen avalanche (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) At least 100 Pakistani soldiers were buried Saturday in an avalanche in Kashmir's Siachen region, the Pakistani army said.The avalanche hit a military camp near ... Read more...

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Guatemala arrests former top cop for killings


March 24th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 24 (IANS/EFE) Former police director Marlene Blanco and two ex-cops were arrested Friday on charges of conspiring to carry out extrajudicial executions, said a spokesman for the ... Read more...

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Israel to deploy anti-missile system


February 20th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 20 (IANS) Israel will deploy its Iron Dome anti-missile system in Tel Aviv, the army said Monday.The deployment is intended to be part of a simulation of a ... Read more...

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Bangladesh coup attempt foiled (Lead)


January 19th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) An attempt to topple Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government by engineering a coup by a group of military officers has been thwarted, the Bangladesh Army ... Read more...

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Bid to topple Bangladesh government foiled, claims army


January 19th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 19 (IANS) A bid to topple the Bangladeshi government led by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been foiled, the army said Thursday.The Bangladesh Army said efforts by ... Read more...

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Pakistan rejects NATO attack report as biased


December 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 28 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday rejected as biased the US report on the NATO air strikes on two army border checkposts that caused the death of 24 Pakistani soldiers, ... Read more...

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NATO strike in Pakistan a tragedy: White House


November 29th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) The White House Monday said that the NATO strike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers was a "tragedy", and vowed to carry out a probe into the ... Read more...

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President presents standards to five tank regiments


November 27th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Nov 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday honoured five armoured regiments of the Indian Army by presenting them standards in this Punjab town.Patil, the supreme commander of ... Read more...

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US soldier arrested for spying


November 2nd, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) A 22-year-old US soldier serving in a military police battalion has been arrested on suspicions of spying, an army spokesman said.William Colton Millay, of Kentucky, was ... Read more...

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Pakistan dismisses BBC claims on supporting Taliban


October 30th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 30 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday strongly rejected claims made in a BBC documentary that the country's security services were supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan."The BBC series 'Secret Pakistan' ... Read more...

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Five Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike


October 30th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gaza, Oct 29 (IANS) Five Palestinian militants were killed Saturday when an Israeli war jet struck a military training site of the Islamic Jihad (Holy War) movement's armed wing al-Quds ... Read more...

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Indian Army vice chief reviews operational preparedness on borders


October 19th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 19 (IANS) The Indian army vice chief, Lt. Gen. A.S. Lamba, Wednesday reviewed its operational preparedness in Jammu and Kashmir, which borders China, Pakistan-administered Kashmir and Pakistan.He held ... Read more...

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Nepal army plane crashes


October 19th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 18 (IANS) Nepal army's missing plane with six people on board was confirmed to have crashed Tuesday evening, Xinhua quoted an army spokesman as saying.The plane bound for ... Read more...

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Top Hizbul commander killed in Kashmir gunfight


October 8th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 8 (IANS) A top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen terror outfit was killed in the remote mountainous area of Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district Saturday morning in a joint ... Read more...

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‘Slain Lashkar terrorist a civilian’ (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 8 (IANS) Two security personnel have been detained for the killing of an alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander, who later turned out to be a mentally unstable civilian, an ... Read more...

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Army cautions against complacency in counter-insurgency


August 5th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday cautioned the security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir against developing any sense of complacency because of the decline in the militancy in ... Read more...

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LeT wiped out from three Jammu districts: Police


August 4th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) Security forces in Jammu and Kashmir Thursday killed two top commanders of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in Kishtwar district after a day long gunfight, with the police claiming ... Read more...

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Thai military helicopter crashes near Myanmar border, 9 missing


July 19th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- A Thai military helicopter has been reported missing on Tuesday and is believed to have crashed near the Myanmar border with nine people on board, officials said.Thailand's ... Read more...

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Pakistan denies firing rockets at Afghanistan


June 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 27 (IANS) Pakistan Monday denied reports that the country's armed forces fired missiles into Afghan territory, killing and injuring scores of people.A statement from the Afghan Presidential Palace ... Read more...

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Senior army officer held in Pakistan over militant links (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) A senior Pakistani army officer has been taken into custody for his alleged links with a banned militant group, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Brigadier Ali Khan had ... Read more...

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Top Al Qaeda leader held in Pakistan (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 18 (IANS) A senior Al Qaeda leader, who was active in the border region of Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been arrested in the port city of Karachi, the ... Read more...

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