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SC orders pay review bonanza for defence officers


September 5th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) In a good news for defence officers, the Supreme Court Tuesday directed the government to re-fix their pay scales in tune with the recommendations of ... Read more...

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A walk into Jallianwala Bagh on 66th Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 15 (IANS) It's been over 90 years since British troops led by Brigadier Reginald Dyer fired at unarmed Indian protestors at the Jallianwala Bagh here. But walking through ... Read more...

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Five Pakistani Army officers jailed for terror links


August 4th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) Five Pakistani Army officers, including a brigadier, have been jailed for having links with a banned extremist group.The Field General Court Marshal convicted them for having ... Read more...

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Brigadier held in defence canteen scam


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) An army brigadier was arrested by the CBI in connection with a corruption racket, involving employees of the canteen stores department (CSD) of the defence ministry ... Read more...

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Anger, sorrow as Mahi dies in Haryana borewell (Roundup)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) About 90 hours of anxiety and hope turned to despair and disgust Sunday as rescuers who had furiously dug a parallel tunnel to save a ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... 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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Over 3,000 policemen promoted in Dubai


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 6 (IANS/WAM) A total of 3,295 officers of Dubai Police have been promoted.The decision to promote the officers was taken by UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and ... Read more...

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Six terrorists killed on Kashmir border


May 12th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) The death toll in Thursday's gunfight on Jammu and Kashmir's border has risen to six, and Indian troops are searching the area for more bodies, an ... Read more...

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Indian held in South Africa for human trafficking


May 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 7 (IANS) Six people including an Indian have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the trafficking of at least 47 victims in South Africa, a media ... Read more...

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Two Omanis shot dead in Abu Dhabi


May 5th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) Unidentified gunmen shot dead two Omani nationals in Abhu Dhabi's Al Ain city following a traffic accident.According to the director of Al-Ain police, Brigadier Hamad ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Leh highway opens for light vehicles


April 25th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Leh highway was opened for traffic Wednesday after a nearly five-month winter break, said a senior army officer."For the next one week, only light ... Read more...

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Among colleagues, Indian Army chief’s popularity intact


April 15th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The better part of Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's over two-year tenure may have been marked by controversies ranging from his age records ... Read more...

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Kashmir’s Sonamarg reopens after winter


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) After remaining closed for nearly three winter months, the Srinagar-Sonamarg road connecting the picturesque north Kashmir tourist destination with the rest of the country was re-opened ... Read more...

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After bribe revelations, Army chief talks about army welfare


March 31st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 31 (IANS) After causing a storm in military and political circles at the beginning of the week with his revelations about receiving a bribe offer, Chief of ... Read more...

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Two ‘terrorists’, 27 others killed in Syria blasts (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 17 (IANS) Syrian state-TV said Saturday that two "terrorists" were killed when their bomb-attached car exploded at the Palestinian camp of Yarmouk area south of the capital Damascus ... Read more...

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Kashmiri youth turn out in record numbers to join army


March 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) More than 6,000 enthusiastic Kashmiri youth turned up for recruitment in the Indian Army Friday in south Kashmir and police and army men had a tough ... Read more...

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‘Jealous wife betrayed Osama’


March 11th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Late Al Qaeda chief Osama Bin Laden was betrayed by one of his wives, who revealed the location of his hideaway in Pakistan because she ... Read more...

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Gilani names Zaheerul Islam as new ISI chief


March 10th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has named Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam as the new director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Corps Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

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India, US war drill kicks off in Rajasthan


March 5th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Indicative of their growing interoperability and comfort levels in joint operations, the Indian and US armies Monday kicked off a war drill in Rajasthan that ... Read more...

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Creating heaven on earth on Uttarakhand farm (Feature, with images)


February 19th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Feb 19 (IANS) Some spend a week, some a fortnight. And some like Germany's Stephanie have spent more than 40 days away from their mainstream lives on an off-grid ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed, avalanche warning


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 14 (IANS) Fresh snowfall and slippery road conditions blocked the Srinagar-Jammu highway for the second consecutive day Tuesday.Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, chief engineer of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall blocks Srinagar-Jammu highway again


February 13th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Heavy snowfall Monday lashed the Kashmir Valley, blocking the Srinagar-Jammu highway, an official said."Two feet deep snow has accumulated on the road in Banihal sector. Although ... Read more...

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Indian found dead in UAE


February 12th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 12 (IANS) An Indian, working as a porter in Dubai, was found dead Sunday inside a container, police said.The 55-year-old man probably died due to lack of ... Read more...

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Pakistani army to court-martial brigadier


February 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Army has decided to court-martial a brigadier for his alleged links with the banned Hizb-ul-Tehrir outfit, sources said.Brigadier Ali Khan, who was posted at ... Read more...

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Ex-army official’s house burgled


February 9th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) A retired army official's house was burgled in the capital city, a police official said Thursday.The break-in was reported from retired Brigadier Shyam Prashad's house ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for second day


February 5th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway remained closed for the second day Sunday as fresh snowfall and shooting stones continued at vulnerable sectors of the road, an official said.Due ... Read more...

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UAE, ILO discuss human trafficking


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Representatives of the UAE and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) have discussed ways to boost cooperation to fight human trafficking.Brigadier Ahmed Mohamed Nakhira, director of ... Read more...

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One-way traffic likely on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 20th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) One-way traffic is likely to be restored Friday afternoon on the Srinagar-Jammu highway that has been closed for the last two days due to snowfall in ... Read more...

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Snowfall again closes Srinagar-Jammu highway (With Images)


January 19th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 19 (IANS) Snowfall Thursday again halted commuting on the Srinagar-Jammu highway but one-way traffic is likely to be restored during the day."Snow has accumulated on the highway in ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway opened again to traffic (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 17 (IANS) After a three-day-long closure due to heavy snowfall, the strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was re-opened to one-way traffic, a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) official told IANS.Brigadier ... Read more...

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Traffic restored on Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 14th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway was reopened to traffic Saturday and over a thousand vehicles moved towards their destinations on the road.According to eye-witnesses, Brigadier T.P.S. Rawat, ... Read more...

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Snow cripples Srinagar-Jammu highway


January 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) Traffic on the Srinagar-Jammu highway was halted Friday after many vehicles got stuck in the snow in the Bannihal sector of the road.The Border Roads Organisation ... Read more...

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‘Indian Army has not probed Kashmir shootout involving likely chief’


January 12th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Indian Army had not done any investigation in the alleged fake shootout case involving its likely future chief Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh when he ... Read more...

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One-way traffic on Jammu-Srinagar highway (With Images)


January 11th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) For the first time since the Srinagar-Jammu highway was blocked due to heavy snowfall and avalanches last week, authorities Wednesday allowed vehicles to move from here ... Read more...

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