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Syrian air force conducts military drills


July 12th, 2012 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian Air Force has conducted military exercises involving fighter and attack aircraft, state-run Sana news agency reported.The drills were conducted Tuesday. Sana said they ... Read more...

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D.K. Joshi named new Indian Navy chief (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi, a highly-decorated anti-submarine warfare specialist, will be the new Indian Navy chief in the rank of admiral, an official announcement said here ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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China to launch moon-landing craft


March 5th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will launch a moon-landing craft next year as part of its third lunar exploration programme, an official said Monday.Chang'e-3 has "legs" to support the spacecraft ... Read more...

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Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 21 (IANS) A top commander of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) outfit was killed in a gunfight with security forces in north Kashmir's Sopore town Tuesday evening, police said."The seniormost ... Read more...

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Banned Manipuri militant outfit’s leader, aide held


July 5th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A commander of a banned Manipuri militant outfit, engaged in the drug trade, and his associate have been arrested from Bangalore and Manipur respectively, Delhi ... Read more...

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Top ISI official faces grilling over providing content for BB murder press conference


March 15th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Major General Nusrat Naeem, former director generalof the Counter Intelligence wing of the ISI, is likely to face interrogation following the revelation that he had provided material for ... Read more...

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Jaish chief commander killed in Srinagar (Lead)


March 10th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) Sajad Afghani, chief commander of the Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) guerrilla group, was Thursday gunned down by security forces in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said, ... Read more...

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Over 150,000 Chinese evacuated as Typhoon Megi approaches


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:32 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The Fujian Provincial Flood Control and Drought Relief Headquarters on Thursday informed that more than 150,000 people have been evacuated as Typhoon Megi approaches southeast China.According to ... Read more...

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Mexico Border Gunmen Kill 8 Officers


September 20th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The situation in Mexico due to gang wars is deteriorating rapidly. A group of police officers were ambushed by 30 to 40 men in the Mexican ... Read more...

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Karzai, US general visit Taliban’s former stronghold


March 7th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Marjah (Afghanistan), March 7 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai and NATO's chief commander, US General Stanley McChrystal, Sunday visited the former Taliban stronghold of Marjah in southern Afghanistan.NATO officials also announced two ... Read more...

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Hizb chief ready for talks with India


February 4th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Muzaffarabad, Feb 4 (IANS) In a significant shift from his routine anti-peace rhetoric, Pakistan-based terror amalgam United Jehad Council chief Syed Salahuddin Thursday said he was ready for a dialogue with India ... Read more...

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Deadly attack on Revolutionary Guards strains Iran-Pakistan ties


October 19th, 2009 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 19 (DPA) A deadly attack against Revolutionary Guards in the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchistan has strained bilateral ties between Iran and Pakistan, Iranian state television reported Monday. Forty-two people, including at ... Read more...

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Hizbul commander arrested after giving police the slip


August 25th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) A top guerrilla commander, who gave police the slip before he could be re-arrested on other terror charges following his release by a local court last week, has ... Read more...

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Top Al-Badr commander arrested in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


August 23rd, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) Police in Kashmir Sunday claimed a major success with the arrest of a top functionary of the Al-Badr guerrilla group from north Kashmir's Sopore town. Zeenat-ul-Islam Shah, son of ... Read more...

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Top Al-Badr man nabbed in Kashmir


August 23rd, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) Kashmir police claimed a major success with the arrest Sunday of a top functionary of the Al-Badr guerrilla group in north Kashmir's Sopore town. "Zahid, the chief commander of ... Read more...

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Kashmir police look for released militant commander


August 21st, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) Police were Thursday looking for a top guerrilla commander who allegedly gave them a slip after a court ordered his release in a particular case and before he ... Read more...

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Chinese female combat pilots to debut at National Day Parade


April 2nd, 2009 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jinzhou (China), April 2 (Xinhua) China's first batch of female combat pilots will debut at the National Day Parade in October this year, an official said Thursday. Sixteen female fighter jet pilots ... Read more...

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China plans to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009


March 9th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 9 (ANI): Reports have indicated that China is planning to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009.Though the global financial crisis is taking toll on world economy, ... Read more...

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China to launch 15 to 16 satellites in 2009: Official


March 9th, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (Xinhua) China plans to launch 15 to 16 satellites this year, an official said here Monday. "Though the global financial crisis is taking a toll on the world economy, it ... Read more...

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China to select taikonauts for space station


March 5th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (Xinhua) China has started a new round of selection for taikonauts and five to seven of them will be part of the final list, said an official of the ... Read more...

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Hizbul Mujahideen operational chief arrested in Kashmir (Lead)


February 9th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police Monday said they have arrested the operational chief commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen, dealing a severe blow to the Pakistan-based terror outfit.Muzaffar Dar, ... Read more...

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Top guerrilla commander arrested in Kashmir (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) Police Wednesday arrested a former chief commander of the Hizbul Mujahideen who had infiltrated from Pakistan to coordinate between various terrorist groups for major strikes in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Hizb founder arrested in Kashmir


January 14th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The founder of the Hizbul Mujahideen was arrested Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.Muhammad Ahsan Dar, one of the most senior guerrilla commanders, was arrested ... Read more...

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11 killed, 44 injured in Yemen mosque bombing(Third Lead)


May 3rd, 2008 - 1:33 am ICT by admin
DPA Sanaa, May 2 (DPA) Eleven people were killed and 44 injured in a powerful explosion outside a mosque in the volatile northwestern Yemeni province of Saada Friday, police officials said. The officials ... Read more...

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Top militant leader gunned down in Kashmir (Lead)


April 30th, 2008 - 12:42 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police Tuesday evening gunned down the chief commander of the Harkatul-Mujaheedin (HuM), one of the most wanted militant leaders, in the state's Baramulla district. HuM ... Read more...

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Top militanat leader gunned down in Kashmir


April 30th, 2008 - 12:21 am ICT by admin
Srinagar, April 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir police gunned down the chief commander of the Harkat-ul-Mujahedin militant outfit in the state's Baramulla district Tuesday night. Sajad Afghani was killed in Sopore town, ... Read more...

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China not interested in scientific competition


November 14th, 2007 - 2:50 am ICT by admin
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