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34 killed in Himachal bus accident (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) A total of 34 people, including eight women, were killed when a state roadways bus skidded off the road and fell into a 1,000-foot-deep gorge Monday ... Read more...

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No ‘c’ word in Indian Army’s lexicon (Comment)


April 7th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
The dreaded 'c'-word has rarely been uttered in connection with the Indian Army because it is supposed to have inherited in full measure the professional traditions of its colonial mentors ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sets up panel to re-acquire defence land


March 16th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Thursday a committee would negotiate with the defence ministry for returning to the civil authorities vast stretches of land occupied by ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar sign MoU on border security cooperation


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Myanmar have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in border security, Xinhua reported citing Myanmar's official media Saturday.According to the MoU, ... Read more...

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Myanmar, India vow to ensure border stability


January 20th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Jan 20 (IANS) Myanmar and India have pledged to ensure everlasting border stability, friendship and bilateral cooperation between the two countries, official media reported Friday.The two sides stressed this ... Read more...

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Egypt presidential polls in June 2012


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Presidential elections in Egypt will be held in June 2012, the country's military council has announced."Parliament elections will be carried out according to the earlier ... Read more...

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Army in Jammu trains 5,000 for employment


September 25th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 25 (IANS) The army has registered, trained and guided more than 5,000 people in the Jammu region in the past year to get employment under Operation Sadbhavana , ... Read more...

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Stern action being taken in Karachi: Gilani


August 26th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Across the board action was being taken in violence-hit Karachi as the government was committed to restore peace, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Gilani ... Read more...

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Vatican to issue new sex abuse guidelines for bishops


May 12th, 2011 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 12 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican will issue a new document for bishops next week on dealing with cases of sexual abuse of children by priests.The letter, due Monday ... Read more...

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Another petition seeking Karachi handover to Pak Army filed in Supreme Court


January 27th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 27(ANI): Another petition seeking the handing over of Karachi to Pakistan's Armed Forces has been filed in the Supreme Court's Lahore registry.Filed by one Rana Ilumddin, the petition stated ... Read more...

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India’s Territorial Army turns 62


October 9th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Territorial Army, popularly known as citizens army, Saturday celebrated 61 years of its existence after having ably served the nation in battles within and those waged ... Read more...

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50 skulls recovered in Karnataka town


September 1st, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 1 (IANS) The recovery of over 50 skulls and a few skeletons while clearing a drain in north Karnataka's Dharwad district has sent the police and civil authorities in a ... Read more...

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NH-1 blocked by protesters in flood-hit Haryana


July 8th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Scores of people, who have not been getting water and power supply in flood-affected Shahbad town of Haryana, blocked the National Highway-1 (New Delhi-Ambala-Chandigarh) Thursday morning. Hundreds of vehicles ... Read more...

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Home secretary visits tense Srinagar (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai Wednesday left for a two-day visit to Srinagar, where the army was called in following widespread violence and protests against the ... Read more...

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Pillai to visit Chhattisgarh Monday


July 4th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Union Home Secretary G.K. Pillai will visit Chhattisgarh Monday for a two-day trip to review the security situation in the state following the frequent Maoist attacks ... Read more...

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Third Irish bishop resigns over child abuse


April 22nd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 22 (DPA) A third Irish bishop has stepped down in the wake of the child abuse scandal which has rocked the Catholic church in Ireland, the Vatican announced Thursday. Pope ... Read more...

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Vatican praised bishop who shielded paedophile priest from police


April 16th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 16 (DPA) A controversy was brewing in France Friday after publication of a letter in which a high Vatican official praised a French bishop for shielding a paedophile priest from ... Read more...

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Delhi steps up measures to contain dengue


October 24th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A day after a 15-year-old boy died of dengue in the national capital, the government Saturday appealed to people and civil authorities to take measures to contain ... Read more...

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Army joins civil authorities in rescue operations at train accident site in Mathura


October 21st, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Oct.21 (ANI): Army and civil authorities are carrying out rescue and salvage operations at the train accident site at Mathura in Uttar Pradesh in which at least 15 persons reportedly died ... Read more...

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Army called out after NDFB mows down 12 Assam villagers (Lead)


October 5th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Oct 5 (IANS) The army was called out in Assam's violence-hit Sonitpur district Monday after tribal separatists attacked a village and gunned down 12 people, officials said. Twelve locals were massacred ... Read more...

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YSR?s fate uncertain, Sukhoi fighter, NRSA craft continue search (Roundup)


September 2nd, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy's fate appeared uncertain Wednesday night, 12 hours after a helicopter carrying him went missing, even as a Sukhoi SU-30MKI ... Read more...

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Tree plantation drive launched in Mumbai


July 12th, 2009 - 9:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 12 (ANI): At least 200,000 saplings were distributed free of cost by local authorities on Sunday as part of a green drive, kick-started by the civil authorities and members ... Read more...

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Thousands pour in for sect leader’s cremation in Punjab


June 4th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 4 (IANS) Thousands of followers of slain Dera Sachh Khand sect leader, Sant Rama Nand Dass, trooped into Ballan village, 15 km from here, as his body was brought from ... Read more...

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Full compensation for losses in unrest: Badal (Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said his government was willing to pay full compensation for the losses people have suffered in violence in the state ... Read more...

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Full compensation for losses in unrest: Badal


May 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday said that the state government was willing to pay full compensation for the losses suffered by people in two days ... Read more...

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Army provides 13 columns for Punjab unrest


May 25th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The Western Command of the Indian Army has provided 13 columns of personnel to the civil authorities in Punjab to help control the unrest owing to the clash ... Read more...

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Vatican in ‘deep pain’ over bishop’s re-arrest in China


April 2nd, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 2 (DPA) The Vatican Thursday said it felt "deep pain" over the re-arrest of an elderly Roman Catholic bishop from China's "underground" church which remains loyal to the pope. The ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan troops foil LTTE infiltration bid


March 5th, 2009 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 5 (IANS) A major bid by the Tamil Tiger rebels to break into the forward defences of the troops along the north-eastern coastal belt was foiled by Sri Lankan troops ... Read more...

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Delhi police to be among India’’s elite forces: Chidambaram


February 17th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram today said that all efforts would be taken to make Delhi Police force among the best forces in the country. Chidambaram, who ... Read more...

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Andhra villagers clash with police over land acquisition for SEZ


December 23rd, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Villagers protesting against Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Andhra Pradesh Tuesday clashed with the police as authorities allegedly tried to forcibly acquire their lands.The clashes took place in ... Read more...

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Volcano eruption in Colombia kills 10


November 23rd, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Nov 23 (IANS) At least 10 people have been killed and many injured in the eruption of Nevado del Huila volcano in Columbia, EFE news agency reported Sunday.Interior and Justice Minister ... Read more...

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Greater Noida court rejects bail pleas of CEO murder suspects


September 30th, 2008 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 30 (IANS) A court here Tuesday rejected the bail applications of the 63 people accused in the murder of the CEO of an Indian subsidiary of an Italian firm ... Read more...

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Rain, floods wreak havoc in Uttar Pradesh, army deployed


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) The army has been called out to assist the Uttar Pradesh civil authorities after torrential rains combined with flooded rivers wreaked havoc in India's most populous state, claiming ... Read more...

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Clash between civilians, army averted in Tamil Nadu


August 19th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tiruchirappalli (Tamil Nadu), Aug 19 (IANS) Civil authorities intervened Tuesday to avert an ugly confrontation between defence personnel and locals over a dispute, the police said. Both sides have alleged wrongdoing on ... Read more...

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Army rescues hundreds as Punjab flood situation grim


August 17th, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) The flood situation in four affected districts of Punjab Sunday continued to be grim with the army rescuing hundreds of marooned villagers, a minister said. Over 150 villages ... Read more...

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