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Eid Mubarak at Wagah-Attari border


August 20th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 20 (IANS) Border guards of India and Pakistan at this international border checkpost embraced and exchanged sweets as they wished each other "Eid Mubarak" Monday.Officers and troopers ... Read more...

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Police instructor suspended for forcing constables to drink urine (Second lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) The Meghalaya government Saturday suspended police training instructor Pradip Borah after he made two constable recruits drink the urine of fellow trainees, police said.Borah is posted ... Read more...

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Two constables forced to drink urine in Meghalaya (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A Meghalaya Police battalion instructor was removed from duty after he made two recruit constables drink the urine of fellow trainees, police here said. The state ... Read more...

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Two constables forced to drink urine in Meghalaya


August 11th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 11 (IANS) A Meghalaya Police battalion instructor has been removed from duty after he made two recruit constables drink the urine of fellow trainees, police here said.The incident ... Read more...

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New NDA commandant takes over


August 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 7 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Ashok Singh took over as the new commandant of the tri-service National Defence Academy (NDA) Tuesday, an official said."Lt.Gen. Singh is an alumnus of ... Read more...

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Wives of Andhra cops protest against officers


August 5th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Officers of the Andhra Pradesh Special Police (APSP) are facing the wrath of the wives of the constables over the denial of leave to their husbands ... Read more...

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Haryana to post police battalion in Manesar


August 1st, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 1 (IANS) The Haryana government will station a police battalion in Manesar where violence blamed on workers at the Maruti-Suzuki factory left an officer dead.The government move is ... Read more...

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Villagers shun Chhattisgarh ‘carnage’ probe


July 14th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The T.P. Sharma judicial commission, probing the killings of two people in police action in four Chhattisgarh villages, completed its two-day sitting but without recording statements ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The commandant of Pune's National Defence Academy (NDA), which has been caught in a scandal involving the recruitment of civilians, was Wednesday shunted out by ... Read more...

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Defence academy chief shifted over recruitment scam


July 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Jitendra Singh, commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Pune, that has been caught in a recruitment scandal in recent days, was ... Read more...

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Assam Rifles contingent leaves for Haiti UN mission


June 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A 160-man contingent of India's Assam Rifles Wednesday left for the Caribbean nation of Haiti on a year-long deployment under the United Nations' stabilisation mission ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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Third coast guard station in Andhra Pradesh opened


June 18th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Monday opened a new station in Krishnapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, the third in the state, to help boost the coastal security ... Read more...

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Assam ferry tragedy: More bodies recovered


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 3 (IANS) Eight more bodies, including of a woman and four children, were fished out from the Brahmaputra river Thursday, taking the number of bodies recovered in Monday's ... Read more...

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Toll in Jalandhar factory accident rises to 23


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) With rescue teams recovering more bodies Sunday, the death toll in the blanket factory collapse in Jalandhar has risen to 23.A majority of those killed in ... 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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Coast Guard opens third station in Maharashtra


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thane, March 22 (IANS) As part of the ongoing efforts to strengthen coastal security, the Indian Coast Guard inaugurated its third station in Maharashtra at Dahanu in Thane district here ... Read more...

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Japan safe again, resurgent: Ambassador to India


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Japanese ambassador to India Akitaka Saiki said Sunday his country was safe once again and the economy had bounced back a year after a devastating ... Read more...

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Nazi surgical set withdrawn from auction


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A set of surgical tools once used by a Nazi war criminal was withdrawn a day ahead of its scheduled auction Saturday following phone and e-mail ... Read more...

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Nazi medical tools to be auctioned


February 8th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) A set of surgical tools once used by a Nazi war criminal will be auctioned in Britain this Saturday and is expected to fetch around 2,000 ... Read more...

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Dialogue will settle beating up incident of Bangladeshi man: Pranab


January 21st, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) India and Bangladesh will settle through dialogue the beating up of a suspected Bangladeshi cattle smuggler by Indian border force personnel that has caused outrage, ... Read more...

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BSF suspends eight troopers for filming assault (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), Jan 18 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) Wednesday suspended its eight troopers after a video clip allegedly showed its men thrashing a suspected cow smuggler near ... Read more...

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Terror threat to Bihar railway station


January 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 8 (IANS) Security has been tightened at Bihar's Raxaul railway station and an alert sounded Sunday following a terrorist threat to blast the station premises and target long-distance ... Read more...

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BSF contingent leaving for UN mission in Haiti


December 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) A contingent of the Border Security Force (BSF) is leaving for Haiti in the Caribbean on a United Nations stabilisation mission there.The 160-member paramilitary unit ... Read more...

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Why proposed heritage site damaged, asks Himachal court


December 21st, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 21 (IANS) Concerned over the damage to a railway bridge, once proposed to be declared a UNESCO heritage site, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has summoned officials of ... 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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Gorkha Rifles veterans relive memories


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Nov 20 (IANS) It was a nostalgic occasion Sunday when officers and other ranks of the Gorkha Rifles assembled in a Himachal Pradesh army cantonment to relive their memories.Over ... 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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Senior cop among 30 injured in Kashmir clashes


November 7th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) More than 30 people, including a senior superintendent of police, were injured in post-Eid prayer clashes between security forces and stone pelting mobs in different parts ... Read more...

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Kremlin appoints 200 new guards


November 6th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) About 200 Kremlin guard recruits took the oath of allegiance at the WWII memorial hill in Moscow Saturday, a defence ministry spokesman said."About 200 recruits ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan border guards exchange Diwali sweets


October 26th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani border guards Wednesday exchanged sweets at the Attari-Wagah border post near here to mark Diwali, which is also celebrated by Hindus in Pakistan.Border ... Read more...

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Three RPF men suspended for torturing guard, probe ordered


October 14th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 14 (IANS) Three policemen have been suspended on charges of torturing a railway guard by driving nails through his hands and feet, making him stand in hot water ... Read more...

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Where AK 47s, INSAS rifles are worshipped on Durga Puja


October 4th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Durga Puja celebration at the Jharkhand Armed Police (JAP) ground in Ranchi is unique in many ways.Here the idol of Goddess Durga is not worshipped, ... Read more...

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Indian polo team leaves for World Cup


September 28th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) An Indian polo team Wednesday left for San Luis in Argentina to participate in the finals of the 9th Polo World Cup Championship from Oct ... 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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