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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army


September 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Rescued World War I tortoise needs new home


August 11th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Wildlife experts are looking to rehome a tortoise rescued from a battlefield in 1915 in Turkey, The Sun reported Saturday.A soldier tucked Blake, the tortoise, into ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... 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 chopper crashes in Siachen, pilot killed


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) An Indian Army officer was killed and another injured Wednesday when the helicopter they were piloting crashed on the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, ... Read more...

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Indian position on Siachen unchanged: Antony


May 8th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) There has been no change in India's position on the withdrawal of forces from Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, and talks are scheduled ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani’s India statement


April 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche tragedy: Manmohan offers help to Pakistan


April 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday offered Pakistan humanitarian assistance to help find survivors of a massive avalanche that hit a Pakistani army camp in ... Read more...

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Badal takes oath as Punjab chief minister (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Parkash Singh Badal became Punjab's oldest chief minister Wednesday when he was sworn in for a record fifth time at a ceremony at the historic ... Read more...

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Russia urges US to respect rights of WikiLeaks suspect


March 9th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 9 (IANS) Russia wants the US to respect the human rights of a soldier accused of leaking American classified information through whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, a Russian foreign ministry ... Read more...

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Taliban being paid $150 a month to stop fighting


November 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Taliban cadres are being paid 100 pounds (over $150) a month for desisting from action and will be allowed to keep their weapons as part ... Read more...

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US drone strike kills three Egyptians in Pakistan


October 16th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 16 (IANS) A US drone strike in Pakistan's tribal region has killed three Egyptians linked to the Haqqani network, including one who played a key role in handling ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to star in ‘We Mortals Are’?


October 10th, 2011 - 2:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise is reportedly been considered to play the lead role in Warner Bros.' sci-fi war project, "We Mortals Are"."The studios are ... 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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Violence rocks Osmania University, students begin fast (Lead)


July 11th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Violence rocked Osmania University again Monday morning as police teargassed students trying to take out a rally while another group of students began ... Read more...

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Notorious hacking group LulzSec says it is finished, releases final statement


June 26th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Notorious hacking group LulzSec on Sunday morning announced it is finished after 50 days during which it claimed responsibility for high-profile cyber attacks on the U.S. Senate, the ... Read more...

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‘China cannot be a factor in India-Pakistan dialogue’


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
On board special flight, June 22 (IANS) Ahead of foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan, India Wednesday made it clear that China cannot be a factor in its dialogue on "problems ... Read more...

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No political interference in administration, says Mamata


June 9th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said she would ensure that the state's administration is free from political affiliation and political interference."Administration will function ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan need more time to resolve Siachen dispute: Antony


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) With India and Pakistan agreeing to continue their talks on the Siachen Glacier, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday said both countries needed more time to ... Read more...

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End Siachen row, Pakistan and India urged


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan and India must resolve their conflict over the icy mountain peak of Siachen "and withdraw their forces from this futile war of attrition", a Pakistani ... Read more...

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Left accepts defeat, says it is ‘collective failure’ (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) The Left Front Friday accepted defeat in West Bengal, one of the most stunning verdicts in Indian electoral history, but said "collective failure" was to blame."It's ... Read more...

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Left accepts defeat in West Bengal


May 13th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Communists Friday accepted defeat in West Bengal as the Trinamool Congress was poised to crush 34 years of Left Front rule in one of the most ... Read more...

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Radar scan can check athletes, soldiers for concussion: PIO’s study


April 26th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that a simple test using radar technology can quickly determine whether an athlete or a soldier has suffered a concussion.By ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak talks on Siachen, Sir Creek issues on April 22


April 3rd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 3(ANI): India and Pakistan are set to resume stalled talks on the world's highest battlefield- Siachen- in yet another attempt to demilitarise the area."The Defence Secretaries of both the South ... Read more...

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Dialogue better way to win “War on terror” against al-Qaeda: Former MI5 Chief Buller


March 21st, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Former MI5 Chief Baroness Eliza Manningham-Buller has said that Britain should hold 'talks' with the al-Qaeda, insisting that the "war on terror" cannot be won without dialogue."It's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gaddafi claims 48 civilians killed by US, EU missile strikes


March 20th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by ANI
Tripoli (Libya), Mar. 20 (ANI): At least 48 persons, if not more, are said to have been killed in overnight air and missiles strikes launched from American and European ships based in ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu polls: Karunanidhi to contest from Tiruvarur


March 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 17 (ANI): Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi will contest the April 13 Tamil Nadu assembly polls from Tiruvarur.The DMK chief has never lost an election ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi, Stalin pick new constituencies


March 17th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK Thursday named its 119 candidates for upcoming assembly elections, with Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and his son and Deputy Chief Minister M.K. ... Read more...

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Taliban continues to maintain influence over much of Afghan population: US official


March 17th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17(ANI): Lieutenant General Ronald Burgess, Director of the US Defense Intelligence Agency, has told lawmakers that while the Taliban is under more pressure than ever before in Afghanistan, the ... Read more...

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Special forces winning battle against Taliban insurgents: US, UK commanders


March 16th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Mar.16 (ANI): The US and UK commanders have said that the special forces deployed in Helmand province of Afghanistan, are winning their battle against Taliban insurgents.They said that Taliban leaders ... Read more...

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Casey Abrams says that he is “feeling really good”


March 16th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Casey Abrams seems to be fighting two wars on a single battlefield. The singer was hospitalized for the second time since the show began. He is ... Read more...

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Snooki puncher enlists in the army


March 7th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brad Ferro has finally landed himself a job after almost two years searching for one. In the early days of the MTV hit show ‘Jersey Shore’, ... Read more...

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Pak security forces kill 28 terrorists in Mohmand tribal region


January 29th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Jan 29(ANI): 28 terrorists were killed in Pakistan's Mohmand Agency when Pakistani fighter jets and helicopter gunships bombed militant hideouts in the tribal region bordering Afghanistan."Security forces launched an air offensive ... Read more...

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Worldwide Search for “Samantha” After British Soldier Proposes to Wrong Woman


January 27th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A voice mail message has gone viral in hopes that “Samantha”, who is pregnant with the baby of a British soldier serving in the war, can be found ... Read more...

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