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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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High-level panel formed to resolve defence pay disparity


July 13th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The government Friday set up a high level committee headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajith Seth to resolve pending issues concerning defence personnel and ex-servicemen, ... Read more...

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Egypt to sack 700 policemen over killing of protesters


July 14th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 14 (IANS) At least 700 police officers in Egypt would be removed from their jobs over the killing of protesters during the revolution that led to the ouster ... Read more...

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Government rejects army’s promotion policy proposal


June 8th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian government has rejected an army proposal for changing its promotion policy for senior officers, sources said Wednesday.The army in 2009 had adopted a ... Read more...

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20 army officers to be promoted as lieutenant generals


May 26th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) After over a six-month delay, the government has cleared more than 20 senior army major generals for promotion to the rank of lieutenant general, ... Read more...

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India’s NDC on terrorist hit list: Headley


May 25th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 25 (IANS) The National Defence College (NDC) in New Delhi, India's premier defence studies institution, is on the terrorist hit-list as 26/11 mastermind Illiyas Kashmiri believes this can ... Read more...

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Army officers’ promotion held up over policy confusion


April 13th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The promotions of 202 senior army officers are hanging fire for the last six months due to a delay in announcing the list of successful ... Read more...

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No foreign troops allowed to conduct ground operation in Pakistan: Athar Abbas


December 31st, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 31 (ANI): No foreign troops will be allowed to launch any ground offensive in Pakistan's tribal areas, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Director General Athar Abbas has said.Talking to a TV ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s ex-aide, 22 others become major generals


November 16th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Brig Asim Bajwa, who had served as military secretary to then president General Pervez Musharraf, is among 23 Pakistan Army brigadiers who have been promoted to ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoist guerrilla gets gangster rap


July 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 13 (IANS) The 'People's Liberation Army' (PLA) under Nepal's opposition Maoist party, which helped the guerrillas wage a 10-year war but now is preventing them from forming the ... Read more...

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Canada has deeply regretted visa row, says Krishna (Second Lead)


May 28th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said Canada has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the language used by its officials while rejecting visas to Indian defence and security ... Read more...

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Canada has deeply regretted visa row, says Krishna


May 28th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said Canada has issued a statement "deeply regretting" the language used by its officials while rejecting visas of Indian defence and security ... Read more...

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Visa row: India to retaliate if Canada does not respond


May 27th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) With public outrage mounting over the denial of visas to several serving and retired officials of Indian security agencies, India Thursday warned Canada that it will ... Read more...

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“Gestapo-like reign of terror” prevailing in country: Pak Supreme Court


January 7th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 7(ANI): The Pakistan Supreme Court has said "Gestapo-like situation" was prevailing in the country, emphasizing that top military officials and other influential people were involved in several cases of human ... Read more...

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Karnataka Premier League Hits Off Today


September 9th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by GD
Bangalore is all set to face the music as the fast paced version of cricket is gearing up to enthrall the audience with some high flying action and nail biting matches. But ... Read more...

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Tanks enter Bangladesh Rifles headquarters, search on for missing officers


February 27th, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 27 (IANS) Army tanks rolled into the Bangladesh Rifles (BDR) headquarters, where mutinous troopers who had battled the army for 33-hours had been holed up, in the capital city Friday ... Read more...

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Court martial of retired senior army official stayed


November 21st, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday stayed court martial proceedings against a retired lieutenant general on corruption charges for allegedly procuring poor quality food items for troops fighting ... Read more...

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Evacuation in flood-hit Bihar to be completed in three days


September 2nd, 2008 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The armed forces have evacuated half of the of the people marooned in the flood-hit Bihar by Tuesday and would be able to rescue the remaining stranded ... Read more...

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Armed forces welcome Sixth Pay Commission hike


August 14th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, ahead of the 61 st Independence Day, has gifted the armed forces and other central government employees an average increase ... Read more...

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Armed forces seek 40-60 percent pay hike over 6th pay commission recommendations


March 27th, 2008 - 10:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 27 (ANI): The three service chiefs on Thursday met Defence Minister A K Antony and proposed a 40 to 60 per cent increase over and above the hike ... Read more...

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India’s Pay Commission suggests hefty salary hikes


March 24th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Hefty salary hikes await some four million employees of the Indian central government with effect from January 2006 if the recommendations of the sixth Pay Commission get ... Read more...

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Pak military chopper crashes in South Waziristan, eight dead


February 6th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb 6 (ANI): A Pakistani military helicopter on Wednesday crashed in South Waziristan in which a senior army officer and seven other personnel were killed.The chopper crashed near Tanai village ... Read more...

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