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Army ex-chief joins Anna bandwagon


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday lent his voice to Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and also joined the protest at Jantar Mantar ... Read more...

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Army ex-chief faces court, granted bail in defamation case (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a first for a four-star defence officer, former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday appeared before a Delhi court in a defamation case filed ... Read more...

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Army chief blames ‘rogue elements’ for creating wedge


March 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Sounding a conciliatory note over the controversies relating to him, Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday blamed "rogue elements" for trying to create ... Read more...

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Army chief raises graft stinker, Antony orders CBI probe (Roundup)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday kicked up a major row, claiming in a televised interview that he was left "dumbfounded" after being offered ... Read more...

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Russia scraps outdated tanks, armoured vehicles


March 24th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Outdated tanks and armoured vehicles will be scrapped in a "massive" scheme launched by the Russian defence ministry, a military official said."From 2011 onward, in ... Read more...

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Australian floods death toll rises to 15


January 13th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 13(ANI): Another person has fallen victim to the devastating floods in Australia, with the toll now standing at 15.According to the Daily Telegraph, the body of a male was found ... Read more...

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Navy, Air Force conduct joint training exercise in Visakhapatnam


November 26th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, Nov.26 (ANI): The Navy and the Air Force jointly conducted a training exercise here on Friday with the aim of strengthening the unified command of the Indian defence services.The objective of ... Read more...

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Mayon Volcano Wakes Up After Three Years Forcing Evacuation


December 16th, 2009 - 1:59 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development that has made the scientists and geologists worried, a volcano in Philippine has started erupting lava and gaseous fumes resulting in evacuation of ... Read more...

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Sino-India border dispute hots up over use of multilateral institution, says NYT


September 6th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep.6 (ANI): A new twist has been introduced into the vexed land border dispute between India and China, with the latter trying to block a 2.9 billion dollar Asian ... Read more...

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Police arrest 20 for Coimbatore army convoy attack


May 3rd, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), May 3 (ANI): At least 20 pro-LTTE activists were arrested on Sunday morning for attacking an army convoy near Coimbatore on Saturday.Tamil Nadu Police said cases have been ... Read more...

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20 held for attack on army convoy in Coimbatore


May 3rd, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, May 3 (IANS) At least 20 pro-LTTE activists were arrested Sunday morning for the attack on an army convoy near here a day ago, police said. Cases have been registered against 200 ... Read more...

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LTTE supporters attack Indian Army convoy


May 2nd, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) An Indian Army convoy was attacked by Tamil Tiger supporters in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore city Saturday, a defence spokesman said here. Supporters of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil ... Read more...

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Tamil protesters attack 5 army trucks in Tamil Nadu


May 2nd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, May 2 (ANI): Tamil protestors on Saturday ransacked five army trucks at Neelambur area near Coimbatore, following rumours that the weapon laden trucks were meant for Sri Lankan Army.Around 80 trucks ... Read more...

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Taliban stop Pakistan troops from entering Swat valley


April 25th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 25 (Xinhua) Taliban militants Saturday stopped a convoy of Pakistani security forces from entering the militants' stronghold in Swat valley, the News Network International (NNI) news agency reported Saturday. A ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban stop 7 army trucks from entering Swat stronghold


April 25th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.25 (ANI): Pakistani Taliban stopped a convoy of security forces from entering their stronghold in Swat Valley on Saturday.A News Network International (NNI) news agency report said seven army trucks ... Read more...

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Nepal government sends letter to ex-king to vacate Narayanhiti


May 30th, 2008 - 6:42 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu , May 30 (ANI): The Nepal government on Friday issued a formal letter to former king Gyanendra Shah and the palace secretariat to vacate the Narayanhiti palace within fifteen days ... Read more...

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Lives ebb away as Myanmar’s military sidelines vital aid


May 14th, 2008 - 9:11 am ICT by admin
By Simon Parry Myawaddy (Myanmar), May 14 (DPA) It was supposed to be a moment of hope, a breakthrough in the troubled international aid effort for the hundreds of thousands of Myanmarese victims ... Read more...

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Ceasefire established in Mount Lebanon(Lead)


May 11th, 2008 - 11:12 pm ICT by admin
Choufayet (Lebanon), May 11 (DPA) A ceasefire was established Sunday between followers of the Druze leader Walid Jumblatt and opposition followers after clashes broke out on Jumblatt's stronghold of Mount Lebanon. "A ... Read more...

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Zimbabweans ignore strike call for fear of reprisal


April 15th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Harare/Johannesburg, April 15 (DPA) A general strike to press for the release of results from last month's presidential elections got underway in Zimbabwe Tuesday but many people went to work as usual ... Read more...

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Pak military convoy escapes bomb attack


January 27th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Peshawar, Jan 27 (ANI): A military convoy of Pakistan escaped a bomb attack on the outskirts of Peshawar on Saturday.The convoy was passing through the area to join an army combat ... Read more...

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