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Army chief reviews Southern Army Command’s readiness


September 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh Tuesday reviewed the preparedness of Pune-based Southern Army Command and interacted with senior officers over contemporary challenges being ... Read more...

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Assam riots could be prevented: Rights body


September 11th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 11 (IANS) The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to order an inquiry into why the army was not deployed in ... Read more...

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Army chief on first visit to Ladakh


August 17th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 17 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh Friday began a three-day tour of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir to assess the situation in the region which ... Read more...

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Army ex-chief faces court, granted bail in defamation case (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) In a first for a four-star defence officer, former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday appeared before a Delhi court in a defamation case filed ... Read more...

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Defamation case: Bail for Gen. V.K. Singh, four officers (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday granted bail to former army chief Gen V.K. Singh and four other army officers in a defamation case filed by Lt. ... Read more...

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Ex-army chief did not see Adarsh a security threat


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Deposing before a two-member judicial commission investigating the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former army chief Gen. Deepak Kapoor Thursday said he did not consider that the ... Read more...

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Court summons former army chief in defamation case (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday issued summons to former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh.Metropolitan Magistrate ... Read more...

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Tatra deal: BEML to sue ex-army chief for defamation (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 1 (IANS) Defence behemoth BEML Friday said it will file a defamatory suit against former chief of army staff Gen. V.K. Singh for making false and motivated charges ... Read more...

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Former army chief revisits his Kashmir roots


May 12th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) He fought during World War II in Burma, became the 13th chief of army staff, was Punjab's governor during militancy and also India's ambassador in Indonesia. ... Read more...

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Corruption a major threat: ex-army officer


May 5th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 5 (IANS) Corruption and criminalization of politics are the greatest threats to internal security, former deputy chief of army staff Lt Gen N.S. Malik has said.On Friday, he ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next chief of army staff.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh ... Read more...

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SC summons record on appointment of new army chief


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday summoned the entire record relating to the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next chief of army staff.The apex ... Read more...

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NDA Commandant conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (With image)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, ... Read more...

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CBI begins probe into army chief’s bribe complaint


April 11th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh submitting a complaint against a retired officer for offering him a Rs.14 crore bribe, the Central Bureau of ... 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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Army chief sounds conciliatory, BJP demands Antony quit (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Amid controversy over the alleged bribe offer in purchase of vehicles and his claims of gaps in India's defence preparedness, army chief Gen. V.K. ... Read more...

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Army chief blames ‘rogue elements’ for creating wedge


March 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Sounding a conciliatory note over the controversies relating to him, Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Friday blamed "rogue elements" for trying to create ... Read more...

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Court takes cognisance of Tejinder Singh’s defamation case (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday took cognisance of a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh against army chief Gen V.K. Singh, who has ... Read more...

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Bikram Singh will be next Indian Army chief (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh will be the next Indian Army chief, it was announced Saturday thus ending months of a bitter succession row originating from ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Halgali is new deputy chief of Indian Army


February 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Ramesh Halgali, a whistle-blower in the 2009 70-acre Sukna military station land scam in West Bengal that led to court martial of senior ... Read more...

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Ahead of naval war game, Antony reviews national security


February 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to Visakhapatnam to witness a major naval war game in the Bay of Bengal beginning Tuesday, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday ... Read more...

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I am only answerable to parliament: Gilani


January 16th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Declining to clarify his remarks about the country's army and intelligence chiefs over submission of statements to the apex court in the memo scandal, Prime ... Read more...

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Gilani meets defence chiefs; Kayani talks with Zardari (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the stand-off between the political and military leadership in Pakistan, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Saturday told military chiefs that the armed forces were ... Read more...

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Kayani meets Zardari


January 14th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff Gen. Ashfaq Pervez Kayani Saturday called on President Asif Ali Zardari amid deteriorating relations between the government and the military ... Read more...

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Kayani calls commanders’ meet after defence secretary’s sack


January 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has called an emergency meeting of top commanders Thursday in the wake of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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Gilani dismisses Pakistani defence secretary (Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minster Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday sacked the Defence Secretary, Lt. Gen. (retd.) Naeem Khalid Lodhi, for his "misconduct and the unlawful steps he ... Read more...

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Ijaz submits phone details to memo commission


January 7th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 6 (IANS) A lawyer representing Pakistani American businessman Mansoor Ijaz Friday submitted his BlackBerry personal identification number to the commission probing the memo scandal.The commission had sought phone ... Read more...

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Military should bow to civilian rule, suggests Gilani


January 4th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani has again suggested that the military should always remain subservient to civilian rule.All national institutions should perform their functions in their ... Read more...

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Letter on army chief my personal opinion: Amarinder


January 3rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Former Punjab chief minister and state Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday said that the letter he wrote to Defence Minister A.K. Antony on the birth date ... Read more...

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Over 50 killed in Nigeria clash


December 25th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Dec 24 (IANS) At least 50 rebels of the Boko Haram group and three Nigerian soldiers were killed in a clash in northwestern part of the country, Xinhua reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan ties in a mess, admits US


December 10th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) US-Pakistani military-to-military relations "are a mess" after a NATO strike last month killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, said a top US military official as a think-tank rated ... Read more...

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Goa to felicitate Operation Vijay veterans


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Army veterans who participated in 'Operation Vijay', when the Indian Army marched into Goa and liberated it from the Portuguese rule, will be felicitated later ... Read more...

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Army plans military schools in three states


November 16th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 16 (IANS) The Indian Army plans to set up military schools in Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Odisha under the central command of the defence establishment, a senior officer said ... Read more...

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Pakistan to give military training to Afghan army


November 4th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The Pakistan army will train the Afghan National Army and police under trilateral pacts signed at the 6th Trilateral Summit held in Istanbul, local media reported ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Saudi Arabia conclude military drill


October 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Army and the Royal Saudi Land Forces have concluded their three-week-long joint military exercise in the eastern part of the country, a media report ... Read more...

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