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President Mukherjee begins four-day trip to Bengal


September 14th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Friday arrived here on his first visit to his home state, West Bengal, after assuming the nation's highest post.Mukherjee was received at ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani border guards start dialogue


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Talks beween the Indian Border Security Force (BSF)and Pakistan Rangers began here Monday where issues like cross-border firing, smuggling of arms, drugs and fake currency ... Read more...

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No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Nothing would be brushed under the carpet, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh said Friday, sending out on his first day in office a strong ... Read more...

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No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief


June 1st, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) On his first day in office, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh Friday sent out a strong message regarding difficulties facing the force, including sexual ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan sworn in as Maharashtra governor for second term


May 7th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was sworn in as the governor of Maharashtra for a second term at the Raj Bhavan here Monday.Chief Justice Mohit Shah of ... Read more...

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IAF going through dynamic changes: Air Chief


November 17th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is going through dynamic changes, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal N.A.K. Browne said Thursday."We need to translate the motto of ... Read more...

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Thousands escort Hazarika’s body to ancestral Guwahati house


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) A sea of humanity paid rich tributes Monday to music legend Bhupen Hazarika as the hearse carrying his coffin took close to seven hours to traverse ... Read more...

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Antony pays homage at Russian WW-II memorial


October 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday began his three-day visit to Russia by paying homage at the Victory Park here to defence personnel who lost their ... Read more...

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Manmohan in Kabul, says India will stand by Afghanistan (Fourth Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit, one of the first world leaders to be in Kabul after the killing ... Read more...

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India will stand by Afghanistan: PM


May 12th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who is on a two-day visit to Afghanistan Thursday said India will stand by Afghanistan "through thick and thin".The prime minister ... Read more...

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India-US ties defining relationship of 21st century: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The partnership between India and the US is "one of the defining partersnhips of the 21st century", President Barack Obama said Monday.Speaking briefly to reporters after ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says full security in place for Obama


November 6th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Nov 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said that tight security is in place for U.S. President Barack Obama who arrived in Mumbai on a high profile four-day ... Read more...

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Chidambaram plays down Indian flag flip-flop during meeting with Rehman Malik


June 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun 26 (ANI): Home Minister P Chidambaram today said that the upside down display of the Indian flag during his meeting with Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik is a minor issue, and ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Time for dossiers over, act against Saeed (Intro Night Lead)


June 26th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A day after their foreign secretary-level talks focused on trust-building measures, India Friday turned the spotlight on terror and asked Pakistan to act urgently on the ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Time to act against Saeed, 26/11 terrorists (Night Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Asking Pakistan to act on dossiers provided by India, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday met his Pakistani counterpart Rehman Malik and pressed for action against suspect ... Read more...

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French defence minister Herve Morin in India


December 4th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): French defence minister Herve Morin, who is India . received a ceremonial Guard of Honour from the three wings of Indian defence forces in New Delhi on ... Read more...

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President Patil flies in Sukhoi in a special G-Suit


November 25th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Nov.25 (ANI): As President Pratibha Patil undertook her maiden flight wearing a G-Suit in a Sukhoi fighter jet from Sukhoi-30 MKI here on Wednesday morning, the Lohegaon Air Force base ... Read more...

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President Patil elated with flight in fighter jet (Third Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who made history Wednesday by becoming the world's first woman president to fly in a fighter jet, descended from an Indian Air Force (IAF) ... Read more...

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President Patil completes historic Sukhoi sortie (Second Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, who made history Wednesday by becoming the first woman president to fly in a fighter jet, alighted from an Indian Air Force (IAF) Sukhoi-30 ... Read more...

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President Patil makes history by flying in a Sukhoi (Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil created history by becoming the first woman president to fly in a fighter jet, the Sukhoi-30MKI of the Indian Air Force (IAF), here Wednesday ... Read more...

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President set to make history in Sukhoi sortie Wednesday


November 24th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 24 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will Wednesday do what no woman before her has ever done - fly in a Sukhoi-30MKI, an Indian Air Force (IAF) fighter jet. And ... Read more...

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P.V. Naik takes over as new air force chief


May 31st, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik Sunday took over as the 19th chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF). Naik took over the command of the IAF from Air ... Read more...

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Air Chief Marshal PV Naik takes over as new IAF chief


May 31st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Air Chief Marshal Pradeep Vasant Naik assumed office as the new chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF) here on Sunday. He succeeds Air Chief Marshal Fali ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Muscat


November 8th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChaudhryMuscat, Nov 8 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was accorded a ceremonial guard of honour at the Royal Terminal of Oman international Airport.Dr. Singh, who is on ... Read more...

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Indo-Polish defence talks held


November 4th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony and his Polish counterpart Bogdan Klich held defence-level talks here today. Earlier Klich laid wreath at Gandhiji''s Samadhi at Rajghat. Later ... Read more...

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Jamir sworn in as new Maharashtra governor


July 19th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) S.C. Jamir was sworn in as the new governor of Maharashtra by Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Swatanter Kumar at Raj Bhavan here Saturday. Maharashtra Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh gets grand ceremonial guard of honour


May 16th, 2008 - 7:36 pm ICT by admin
By Ashok DixitThimphu, May 16 (ANI): It was a ceremonial guard of honour worth replicating for its precision and panache. Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh was given a grand ... Read more...

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US Navy Secretary in India, focus on maritime security


March 28th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Secretary of the US Navy, Donald Winter, is likely to meet top Indian defence officials to discuss maritime security. Winter was formally received by Chief of the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bids farewell to Krishna


March 17th, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Outgoing governor of Maharashtra S.M. Krishna was given a ceremonial farewell here Monday. The Indian Navy at the Raj Bhavan in south Mumbai gave a ceremonial guard of ... Read more...

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Jamir takes additional charge as Maharashtra governor


March 9th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Goa Governor S.C. Jamir Sunday morning took additional charge as Maharashtra governor at the Raj Bhavan here after he was administered the oath of office by Bombay High ... Read more...

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With gift of six horses, India woos Bangladesh army chief


February 21st, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) With a gift of six horses worth a little over Rs.35 million ($850,000), New Delhi is attempting to build bridges with Bangladesh's army chief in an attempt ... Read more...

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President Patil arrives on a three-day visit to Karnataka


February 1st, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, Feb.1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil arrived in Bangalore on Friday afternoon on a three-day visit to Karnataka. She was received by Governor Rameshwar Thakur and senior officials of the state and ... Read more...

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Swiss President begins India visit, pays homage at Rajghat


November 14th, 2007 - 8:36 am ICT by admin
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