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Allahabad High Court order restraining media set aside


September 14th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday set aside the Allahabad High Court order restraining media from reporting on the movement of army troops. The apex court bench ... Read more...

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25 killed in brawl at Venezuelan prison (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 21 (IANS/EFE) A battle between heavily armed inmate gangs at the Yare I prison near Caracas left 25 people dead and 43 injured, Venezuela's minister of penitentiaries said.Among ... Read more...

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48 Iranian pilgrims abducted in Syria


August 4th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 4 (IANS) At least 48 Shia Muslim pilgrims from Iran were Saturday abducted in the Syrian capital by militants while they were on their way to the Damascus ... Read more...

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Mexican involved in killing of 49 people arrested


August 4th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) The Mexican army announced Friday the arrest of a suspected operative of a drug cartel in connection with the killing of 49 people in the ... Read more...

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Two tonnes of marijuana found in Mexican cemetery


July 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Army troops found 2.2 tonnes of marijuana in a cemetery in Los Villa Nueva, a community in northeastern Mexico, said authorities.Soldiers found the drugs Thursday ... Read more...

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Kargil martyrs remembered on Vijay Diwas


July 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A solemn ceremony was held at the Chinar Corps headquarters here Thursday to commemorate the heroes of the 1999 Kargil conflict on the 13th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Seven beheaded in Mexican town


July 13th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 13 (IANS/EFE) Seven decapitated bodies were found Thursday in the central Mexican town of Jojutla, authorities said.The bodies were inside a pick-up truck abandoned next to a ... Read more...

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Guerrilla killed in Kashmir gunfight


July 6th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) One separatist guerrilla was killed and an army trooper and a police officer were wounded in a gunfight in north Kashmir's Kupwara district Friday morning, police ... Read more...

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India, Russia counter-terrorism exercise in August


June 19th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Russia are readying to hold their annual joint counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency army war game in August this year in Buryatia in southeast Russia. ... Read more...

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Nine militants killed in Yemen


June 11th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Aden, June 11 (IANS) At least nine militants were killed after Yemeni army clashed with Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) terrorists Sunday in Abyan province.The clashes occurred between the ... 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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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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Dhoni to spend time with soldiers in Kashmir


June 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, conferred the honorary lieutenant colonel rank by the army, will perform his military duties for a week beginning ... Read more...

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No plan to withdraw troops: India


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India Monday strongly denied Pakistani media reports that the Indian Army troops are moving to peace-time locations from forward areas, reversing deployments made following the ... Read more...

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49 mutilated bodies found on Mexican highway (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), May 13 (IANS/EFE) At least 49 mutilated bodies were found on the side of a highway in Cadereyta, a city in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon, ... Read more...

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Indian Army testing its readiness in Punjab war game


May 4th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian Army has launched a massive summer war game in the plains of Punjab to test its operational readiness, a defence ministry official said ... Read more...

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Mexican poet wins human rights prize


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 23 (IANS/EFE) Poet Javier Sicilia received the Sergio Mendez Arceo Human Rights Prize this weekend for his efforts to promote peace in Mexico.Sicilia, who became a human ... Read more...

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Three guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfight


April 5th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) Three separatist guerrillas were killed in a gunfight between the guerrillas and the security forces in north Kashmir's Kupwara district that continued till late Thursday."On a ... Read more...

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Four bodies dumped on side of Mexican highway


March 12th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 12 (IANS/EFE) Four bodies were dumped on the shoulder of the Mexico City-Acapulco highway in the central state of Morelos, authorities said.The bodies, which were inside trash ... Read more...

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Mexico takes action to keep criminals out of elections


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 2 (IANS/EFE) A security agreement to keep drug traffickers and other organized crime groups from interfering with Mexico's July 1 general elections has been signed by President ... Read more...

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India, Indonesia troops train in guerrilla warfare


March 1st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Troops from the Indian and Indonesian armies shared their skills in guerrilla warfare in a week-long joint training exercise held at India's elite Counter Insurgency ... Read more...

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US troops to celebrate Holi with Indian Army


February 27th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A group of 200 US army troops will get a taste and a feel of Holi, the Indian festival of colours, even as they test ... Read more...

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15 tonnes of synthetic drugs burnt in Mexico


February 20th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) More than 15 tonnes of methamphetamines valued at 58 million pesos (around $4.5 million) have been burnt by the military in Mexico, officials said.The drugs ... Read more...

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Mexican schoolgirl brings hand grenade to class


February 15th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) A nine-year-old girl took a hand grenade to an elementary school in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, authorities said.Administrators at the school in the ... Read more...

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War-torn Guatemalan family reunited after 25 years


February 9th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) A family was reunited Wednesday in this capital 25 years after being separated by the country's 1960-1996 civil war.The Mutual Support Group, or GAM, with ... Read more...

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Pet tiger escapes, causes scare in Mexico


December 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 31 (IANS/EFE) A pet tiger kept by an attorney in Mexico escaped from its home and spurred a massive deployment of policemen and firefighters in a northern ... Read more...

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India-China defence dialogue Friday


December 8th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India and China hold their annual defence dialogue Friday when the two sides will exchange their perspectives on regional and global security issues, apart ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi among MPs at Indian Army exercise


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Members of parliament, including Bharatiya Janata Party's Varun Gandhi, all part of a parliamentary committee on defence, Saturday got an opportunity to witness one ... Read more...

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India, China to discuss regional security Dec 9


November 30th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India and China will hold their annual defence dialogue Dec 9 when the two sides will exchange their perspectives on regional and global security ... Read more...

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Dhoni, Bindra join elite group as honorary Lt. Colonels


November 1st, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympian gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra Tuesday officially became honorary Lieutenant Colonels in the Territorial Army with ... Read more...

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Army, IAF’s relief, reconstruction efforts on in Sikkim


October 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gangtok, Oct 17 (IANS) A month after a quake devastated the mountainous state of Sikkim, defence personnel are still engaged in relief and reconstruction work in the state's North district ... Read more...

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Citing domestic duties, India withdraws choppers from UN Congo mission


October 14th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) India has withdrawn all its attack and transport helicopters from the United Nations mission in Congo this month, citing their requirement in domestic security roles."The ... Read more...

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Indian Army troops to get hi-tech shelters by 2012


October 13th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Several thousand Indian Army soldiers posted in rugged mountain terrain of Jammu and Kashmir along the borders with Pakistan and China will now be able ... Read more...

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Kidnapping victims held in Mexican jail


October 7th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) A kidnapping gang linked to a drug cartel used a municipal jail in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon to hold hostages while it ... Read more...

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Four infiltrators killed on LoC


October 1st, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 1 (IANS) Four separatist guerrillas have been killed in a gunfight that broke out Saturday after army troops intercepted a group of infiltrating militants on the Line of ... Read more...

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