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No joint anti-terror operation with US: Pakistan


August 18th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Pakistan has no plans to conduct a joint military operation with the US against the Taliban in the country, the army announced Friday.Army chief Gen ... Read more...

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US military trainers’ have not come back: Pakistan


May 31st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 31 (IANS) Pakistani military Thursday denied claims by American officials that a group of US military trainers have returned to the country several months after their departure following ... Read more...

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140 buried in Siachen avalanche dead: Pakistan


May 29th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday declared dead the 140 people who remained buried in an avalanche since last month in the Siachen region.All those killed have been declared "martyrs" ... Read more...

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Nyoma violence: No mutiny, only indiscipline, says army


May 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday denied reports of a "mutiny" in one of its artillery units in Nyoma in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and claimed ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday successfully test-fired an intermediate range nuclear-capable missile, less than a week after India tested a 5,000-km range missile that can reach deep inside China."Pakistan ... Read more...

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Civilian slip puts army on sticky ground in Himachal


April 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) When a public relations officer of the Indian Army issued a routine official press note on the strategic significance of the Annandale ground in Shimla, ... Read more...

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Hope fading fast for Pakistan avalanche victims


April 9th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 9 (IANS) Rescue workers Monday frantically searched for the 139 soldiers and civilians still trapped under snow after a massive avalanche struck an army camp in the country's ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Swiss couple found in Pakistan


March 15th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 15 (IANS) A Swiss couple, who had been kidnapped by Pakistan's Taliban last year in July, was found in North Waziristan by the Pakistani army, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Shimla’s Annandale ground is of strategic significance: Army


January 31st, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 31 (IANS) The Indian Army Tuesday put a stop to campaigns to handover the historic Annandale ground in Shimla, which has been under its control for seven ... Read more...

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Rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Second Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was shot dead in his hideout ... Read more...

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US unveils new helicopter surveillance drone


December 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Army has unveiled a new helicopter-like surveillance drone, the Boeing A160T Hummingbird, the BBC reported Friday.The drones are capable of "beaming back information ... Read more...

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‘Pasha didn’t visit Arab nations for support against Zardari’


December 21st, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Wednesday rejected as "false assertions" a report in a British newspaper that the country's intelligence chief has visited Arab countries and sought their ... Read more...

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25 Pakistani troopers killed in Taliban attack: Army


August 27th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 27 (IANS) Several hundred Taliban militants from Afghanistan Saturday launched a cross-border attack at several border check-points in Pakistan's northwest tribal region, killing 25 security personnel, the ... Read more...

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Army nabs nine facilitators of militants


May 19th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) The Indian Army Wednesday apprehended nine facilitators of various militant groups in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district, an official statement said.They were informers and also arranged ... Read more...

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March of a million: Protesters converge in Cairo (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Thousands of defiant protesters began to pour into Cairo Tuesday to participate in the march of a million to secure ouster of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak who ... Read more...

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Mubarak coffin almost nailed, Egyptian Army says will protect demonstrators


February 1st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.1 (ANI): The Egyptian Army, which has had a significant role to play in the country's political landscape for more than half-a-century, has told demonstrators that their demands are "legitimate" and ... Read more...

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Million people to march in Cairo, army will not use force (Lead)


February 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 1 (IANS) Preparations began Tuesday for the million people march in the Egyptian capital to oust President Hosni Mubarak as the army said that they will not "use force against ... Read more...

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Dinner diplomacy? Omar meets Northern Command chief


December 10th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 10 (IANS) In what appeared to be an effort to mend fences after the recent exchange of statements on shootouts and demilitarisation, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had ... Read more...

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Army apologises to Omar for shootout statement (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Army has apologised to Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for a statement that a shootout had occurred in Srinagar earlier this week because of ... Read more...

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Army backtracks on statement questioning Kashmir government


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 2 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday backtracked on its statement that a shootout in Srinagar earlier this week had occurred because of the state government's insistence on thinning out troops ... Read more...

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US-Muslim soldier wants to quit over mismatch between his God and war in Afghanistan


September 3rd, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): A Muslim soldier, Naser Abdo, from Texas who joined the U.S. Army last year, has said that he wants to leave the military, claiming he is a conscientious ... Read more...

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72 corpses found in Mexico


August 25th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 25 (IANS) The Mexican Army has discovered 72 corpses in a ranch in the northern state of Tamaulipas, which could be the largest number of bodies found in the ... Read more...

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Four killed as Israel, Lebanon exchange fire (Second lead)


August 4th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv/Beirut, Aug 3 (DPA) Tensions boiled over along the flashpoint Israel-Lebanese border Tuesday, as both armies exchanged fire, causing fatalities on both sides, in the most serious clash since Israel and ... Read more...

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Eight people killed, 27 injured in Iraq attacks (Lead)


June 11th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 11 (DPA) At least eight people were killed and 27 injured Friday in two separate attacks in Iraq, police sources and the US army reported. Two US soldiers and four Iraqi ... Read more...

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Army lieutenant general accused of molestation, probe on (Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) An Indian Army lieutenant general has been accused of molestation by his subordinate officer's wife. The army Thursday ordered a probe and said there were a "number ... Read more...

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45 Taliban, 2 soldiers, 5 guards killed in Afghanistan


May 15th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Kunduz, Afghanistan (DPA), May 15 (IANS) Two Afghan soldiers, five private security guards and up to 45 Taliban insurgents have been killed in series of blasts and firefights in Afghanistan, officials ... Read more...

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Pakistan tests nuclear capable ballistic missiles


May 8th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 8 (IANS) Pakistan Saturday conducted successful test launches of two ballistic missiles capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warheads, the army said. "Pakistan conducted successful training launches of a ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh is new Eastern Command chief


April 1st, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh Thursday took over as the chief of Indian Army's Eastern Command. Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh, an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, was commissioned ... Read more...

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Mass graves of Nazi victims found in Austria


March 13th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 13 (ANI): Reports indicate that at least two mass graves containing dozens of people killed by the Nazis have been found on property used by the Austrian army.According to a ... Read more...

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Court of Inquiry into Sukhna land scam over: Army


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) On the day media reports spoke of a Court of Inquiry (CoI)recommending action against four senior Indian Army officers for their role in a land scam in ... Read more...

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32 Taliban militants killed in Pakistan


November 23rd, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 23 (DPA) Soldiers killed at least 32 Taliban militants in Pakistan's troubled north-western tribal region, the military said Monday. Nine were killed in the South Waziristan district near Afghan border, ... Read more...

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Four US soldiers killed in Afghanistan


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 23 (DPA) Four US and three Afghan soldiers were killed in a series of roadside bomb attacks and firefights with insurgents in Afghanistan, officials said Monday. Two US soldiers were ... Read more...

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42 Taliban fighters killed in Pakistan


October 27th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (DPA) The Pakistani army said Tuesday that 42 Taliban militants and one soldier were killed in the ongoing offensive in South Waziristan district near the Afghan border. The latest ... Read more...

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Bodies of 15 Taliban fighters found in Swat: Pakistan army


October 8th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled bodies of 15 suspected Taliban militants were found Thursday in Pakistan's Swat region, an official said. "I can confirm that 15 bodies were found today ... Read more...

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US drone, Pakistani troops kill 20 militants (Lead)


September 14th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (DPA) At least 20 Taliban militants were killed in a suspected US drone strike and attacks carried out by Pakistani troops in the country's restive northwestern region Monday, ... Read more...

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