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Nine IAF men killed as two choppers collide (Third Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Nine defence personnel, including five officers, were killed Thursday when two Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters collided mid-air near Jamnagar in Gujarat, in one of ... Read more...

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India to keep an eye on Malacca Straits with new naval base


July 10th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) To keep an eye on maritime security around the Malacca Straits and to gain strategic supremacy in the area, India will in about a fortnight ... Read more...

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China, Thailand to hold joint military training


May 9th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Marine forces of China and Thailand will hold a 21-day joint military training in China's Guangdong province, the Ministry of National Defence sources said.According to the ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos supersonic cruise missile


March 30th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) India tested the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a test range in Odisha Friday, two days after conducting a similar trial of the same missile from ... Read more...

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Indian Army to hold summer exercise in Rajasthan desert


February 26th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian Army will be conducting one of its largest-ever exercises, using battle tanks and armoured personnel carriers, in the Rajasthan desert this summer to ... Read more...

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Israel, US call off joint military drill


January 16th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Jan 15 (IANS) Israel and US have dropped plans for a large-scale joint exercise initially scheduled in May, Xinhua reported Sunday citing Israel's Army Radio.Thousands of US troops were ... Read more...

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Debris of crashed WW II US aircraft found in Tripura (With Images)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) Fragments of a US military aircraft, used during World War II, have been recovered in northern Tripura 66 years after it crashed, defence sources said here ... Read more...

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Indian military team’s China visit is on


January 7th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The visit of an Indian military delegation to China is on, though scaled down, even as a visa was denied to an Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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China to give squadron of J10-B fighters to Pakistan


July 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Taking bilateral defence relations to a new high, China will give Pakistan a squadron of the advanced J-10B fighter aircraft, a media report said.The offer was ... Read more...

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Pakistani general to discuss ties with China


July 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) A top Pakistan Army officer is in China to hold talks to further strengthen defence cooperation, it was reported here Monday.Chief of General Staff of Pakistan ... Read more...

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India successfully tests Prithvi-II missile (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable Prithvi II missile from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said.The surface-to-surface missile with a range of 350 km ... Read more...

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India tests nuke capable Prithvi II missile


June 9th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 9 (IANS) India Thursday test-fired its homegrown nuclear-capable Prithvi II missile from a defence base in Orissa, defence sources said.The surface to surface missile with range of 350 ... Read more...

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ISI puts conditions to CIA for improving relations


May 22nd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) Pakistan's ISI has demanded from the US CIA that it reveal about all its agents operational in Pakistan, as a step towards improving relations with them, ... Read more...

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CENTCOM chief discusses US-Pak military cooperation with Wynne


April 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 8(ANI): United States Central Command (CENTCOM) chief General James Mattis has discussed bilateral issues with Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Khalid ... Read more...

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Gilani approves one-year extension to Pasha as ISI chief


March 15th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved an extension to Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha as director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence for a period of ... Read more...

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CIA director calls ISI chief over Davis issue


February 26th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) Amid strained ties between their countries over Raymond Davis affair, US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director Leon Panetta spoke to Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Ahmed Shuja Pasha, ... Read more...

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BSF shoots intruder trying to enter India


January 21st, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian border guards Friday morning shot dead a suspected intruder trying to sneak into Indian territory from across the international border in Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir ... Read more...

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Pak planes intrude Indian air space


January 19th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 19 (IANS) Two Pakistani aircraft entered the Indian air space in Ranbirsinghpora area along the international border in Jammu and Kashmir in a clear violation of the Indian air space, ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops violate ceasefire, Indian soldier injured


January 13th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 13 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier has been injured in another ceasefire violation by Pakistani troops who opened fire in Shahpur area along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II ballistic missile successfully test-fired


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Chandipur (Orissa), Dec 22 (ANI): India on Wednesday test-fired two Prithvi-II nuclear-capable ballistic missiles from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on sea in Orissa.According to defence sources, the surface-to-surface missiles ... Read more...

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India successfully tests n-capable Prithvi-II missile


December 22nd, 2010 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 22 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully tested its indigenously developed nuclear-capable ballistic missile Prithvi-II from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said.The surface-to-surface missile, which has already been inducted into ... Read more...

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India tests nuclear capable Agni-II plus missile


December 10th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) India Friday conducted a test of its nuclear capable surface- to-surface Agni II plus missile - a modified version of the Agni II strategic missile - from a ... Read more...

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India successfully test fires BrahMos cruise missile (Night Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Dec 2 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test fired an upgraded version of the 290-km BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that can launch surgical strikes at terror camps across the border without ... Read more...

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India successfully tests BrahMos cruise missile (Second Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test fired a new version of the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a military base in Orissa to examine its steep diving capability, defence sources ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos cruise missile (Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) India Thursday test-fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a military base in Orissa to examine its steep diving capability, defence sources said.The missile was tested from the ... Read more...

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India tests BrahMos cruise missile


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 2 (IANS) India Thursday test fired the supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from a military base in Orissa, defence sources said.The missile was tested from the Integrated Test Range of ... Read more...

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New WikiLeaks files ‘to reveal American criticism of Mandela’


November 28th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): Whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks' would soon reveal that Nelson Mandela is among the world leaders believed to have been criticised US diplomatic files that are to be leaked. ... Read more...

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New ‘WikiLeaks revelations’ could damage allies’ relationships, US tells UK


November 27th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): The US ambassador to London Louis Susman has reportedly briefed the British Prime Minister David Cameron about the potentially embarrassing revelations by the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks,' which ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire rockets at six Indian posts (Night Lead)


October 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistani troops fired rockets and mortar shells at six Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district Wednesday, leading to an exchange of fire at the Line of ... Read more...

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Pakistani troops fire at Indian posts


October 27th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistani troops once again violated the ceasefire by firing at Indian posts in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch sector Wednesday, defence sources said.Pakistani troops opened machinegun fire at Indian ... Read more...

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Pak violates cease-fire in Poonch district, one soldier killed


October 25th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.25 (ANI): A soldier was killed in indiscriminate firing by Pakistani troops in Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch District on Sunday night.The unprovoked firing ... Read more...

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Pakistan violate ceasefire again, fire at Indian posts in Poonch


September 29th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Sep 29 (ANI): In yet another violation of the ceasefire along the Line of Control, Pakistani troops opened fire at various Indian forward posts in the Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu ... Read more...

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Prithvi-II missile fails to take off


September 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (ANI): The nuclear capable Prithvi-II ballistic missile failed to take off during a user trial from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur on sea, off the Orissa coast ... Read more...

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Afghan War: UK General warns government loosing domestic support


September 12th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): The new head of Britain's Armed Forces, General Sir David Richards, has expressed fears that the government is losing public support for the war in Afghanistan.General Richards, ... Read more...

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