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NCC to grow, change training syllabus


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC), India's military youth movement in schools and colleges, is all set to grow with the defence ministry planning to increase ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief lampoons retired officer for complaint(Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 30 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday lampooned retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh for filing a complaint against him with the defence ministry for defaming ... Read more...

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Armed forces prepared for any challenge: V.K. Singh


May 30th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 30 (IANS) All three units of the armed forces were prepared to face any challenged, army chief Gen V.K. Singh said Wednesday, a day before he retires ... Read more...

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UAE team visits Scotland Yard


April 13th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS/WAM) A high-level team from the ministry of interior of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has paid a visit to the New Scotland Yard's Crime Academy in ... Read more...

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NCC to redefine training philosophy


April 11th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC) will soon redefine its training philosophy to provide its cadets skills needed to face challenges of the new millennium.To thrash ... Read more...

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NCC cadets in Kolkata clean up drive


March 11th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) Pledging to rid Kolkata of garbage, nearly 1,400 senior division cadets of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Sunday took part in a cleanliness drive at the ... Read more...

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Governor pats NCC Cadets for PM banner


February 1st, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Wednesday congratulated the state contingent of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) for winning the Prime Minister's Banner and the Champion Directorate ... Read more...

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Nine rockets fired at Pakistan Military Academy (Lead)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Nine rockets were fired at the Pakistan Military Academy located in Abbottabad, a town where Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was gunned down in ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh celebrates 63rd Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Governor Ram Naresh Yadav unfurled the national flag and took salute at a ceremonial parade on the occasion of 63th Republic Day at the ... Read more...

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Cheers as Rajasthan celebrates R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) More than 5,000 people packed into the Sawai Man Singh (SMS) Stadium here Thursday to watch Rajasthan Governor Shivraj Patil hoist the tricolour to mark ... Read more...

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West Bengal celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 26 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Thursday unfurled the tricolour as the state celebrated the 63rd Republic Day along with the rest of India.The governor took ... Read more...

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44 NCC cadets on 600-km ocean sailing expedition (With Images)


January 25th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Using only sail boats and without any mechanical propulsion, a team of 44 National Cadet Corps (Naval Unit) students, including 12 girls, has launched itself on ... Read more...

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400 cadets join Afghan police


January 18th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 18 (IANS) A total of 400 cadets Wednesday joined the Afghan National Police (ANP), an official said.The trained officers were commissioned to ANP Wednesday, Gen. Baba Jan, commander ... Read more...

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Sexual assaults on the rise at US military academies


December 28th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Sexual assaults at American military academies increased sharply in the last academic year, says a new report from the department of defence.Incidents of sexual assault rose ... Read more...

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Incidents of ragging in Sainik Schools being probed: Antony


December 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) With "stray" incidents of ragging in Sainik Schools run by the defence ministry being reported from across the country, these were being probed and action ... Read more...

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1,400 cadets join Afghan army


December 18th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 18 (IANS) A total of 1,400 cadets Sunday joined the Afghan National Army (ANA) after completing their two-month training, Xinhua reported."The newly graduated soldiers are ready to be ... Read more...

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`China ties don’t impact Bangladesh’s relation with India’


November 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 29 (IANS) Dhaka's relations with Beijing in no way affect India-Bangladesh ties, Bangladesh Army chief General Mohammed Abdul Mubeen said here Tuesday after reviewing the passing out parade ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Army chief to see NDA graduation


November 21st, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's army chief General Mohammed Abdul Mubeen will be the chief guest at the passing out parade of the National Defence Academy (NDA) here Nov 29, ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi army chief to review NDA passing-out parade


November 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 21 (IANS) Bangladesh's Army chief, Gen. Mohammed Abdul Mubeen, will review the passing out parade of the 121st course of the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) here Nov ... Read more...

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Cadets shake a leg at NDA Ball


November 20th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 20 (IANS) After three years of arduous training, cadets at the prestigious National Defence Academy (NDA) had a chance to spend a glamorous evening - shaking a leg ... Read more...

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Army’s officers academy formally inaugurated


November 14th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gaya (Bihar), Nov 14 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday formally declared open the Officers Training Academy (OTA) here, which has already begun training its first batch of cadets.The ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan minister visits defence college


September 8th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 8 (IANS) Kyrgyzstan Defence Minister Major General Abibilla Kudayberdiev visited the tri-services training institution National Defence Academy here Thursday, an official said. Kudayberdiev, who was accompanied by a high-level ... Read more...

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To plug officer shortage, Indian Army to open Bihar academy


June 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Grappling with a shortage of over 12,500 army officers, India is all set to open a swanky new military training academy at Gaya in Bihar ... Read more...

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Security situation uncertain, says navy chief


May 31st, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 31 (IANS) The security situation around the country is "fluid" and "uncertain", India's navy chief, Admiral Nirmal Verma, said Tuesday."The overall security scenario is uncertain and fluid, with ... Read more...

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Cameron telephones Gilani


May 15th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Sunday telephoned his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani and appreciated the role played by Pakistan in the war against terror, ... Read more...

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Seven killed in bus bombing in Pakistan (Third Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) At least seven people, including three women and a child, were killed Saturday evening when a bomb exploded in a bus in Pakistan's Punjab province, ... Read more...

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Six killed in Pakistan suicide blast (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 14 (IANS) At least six people, including three women and a child, were killed Saturday evening when a suicide bomber targeted a bus in Pakistan's Punjab province, ... Read more...

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Bottling up emotions can make you more aggressive


March 24th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 24 (IANS) Ever wanted to yell at your difficult boss, but swallowed your anger? Researchers say such acts of supressing your emotions can actually be counterproductive, as it ... Read more...

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Kashmir gets best NCC contingent award


January 28th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir National Cadet Corps (NCC) directorate was Friday adjudged the best contingent at the Republic Day camp of the voluntary youth movement of defence ... Read more...

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NCC strength to grow to 15 lakh: Prime Minister


January 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC), India's tri-services movement to groom school and college students into disciplined citizens, will grow in strength by two lakh and touch ... Read more...

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Punjab celebrates 62nd Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Jan 26 (IANS) The 62nd Republic Day was celebrated with full patriotic fervour across Punjab Wednesday with Governor Shivraj Patil unfurling the national flag here. The governor took salute ... Read more...

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Coast Guard organizes anti-pollution walkathon in Chennai


January 8th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 8(ANI): The Coast Guard on Saturday organized a walkathon at the Marina Beach in Chennai to spread awareness about increasing pollution in the environment.Around 2,000 people participated in the ... Read more...

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NCC cadets from different backgrounds represent a ‘Mini India’: Vice President Ansari


January 6th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday asking the National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets to come forward and play a vital role in nation building, said the ... Read more...

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700 Tripura State Rifles paramilitary recruits graduate in Agartala


January 3rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan.3 (ANI): Around 700 soldiers of the 13 Tripura State Rifles graduated in a passing out ceremony and took oath of their duty during the event in Agartala.On ... Read more...

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Thousands run for AIDS awareness in Jharkhand


December 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 1 (IANS) Thousands of school children, NCC cadets and others ran in this Jharkhand capital Wednesday to raise awareness on AIDS, which NGOs claim has infected over 20,000 people in ... Read more...

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