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India for freedom of navigation in South China Sea


August 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Ahead of Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie's visit, New Delhi Thursday reiterated that Arunachal Pradesh was an integral part of India and backed freedom of ... Read more...

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Push for army’s combat chopper demand


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian Army's demand for a separate attack helicopter fleet to support its ground troops during battle has got a boost with Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Military team to China without Arunachal officer wrong: BJP


January 10th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Tarun Vijay Monday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony to convey his party's "concern and opposition" over the government sending ... Read more...

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India keeping close watch on China’s border activities


December 1st, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Even as India and China have yet to decide on the next round of boundary talks, the government Thursday said it was keeping "a close ... Read more...

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Reactivated airfield in Arunachal strategic: IAF chief


November 18th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) Reactivation of an advanced landing ground (ALG) at Vijayanagar on the Sino-Indian border in Arunachal Pradesh is of strategic importance for the region, Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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India re-activating air strip in Arunachal


November 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Wary of China's military infrastructure and capabilities build up in Tibet, India will Friday "fully re-activate" an advanced landing ground (ALG) at Vijayanagar in ... Read more...

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India worried over Chinese military build up


November 15th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India said Tuesday that it was concerned about China's expanding military capabilities and building military bases on the Sino-Indian border. "China is expanding its military capabilities ... Read more...

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Mechanism soon to resolve border row with China: Antony


September 27th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India Tuesday said it was evolving a joint mechanism with China to resolve their long-pending territorial dispute, while it acknowledged that the border had remained ... Read more...

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No threat from China: New ITBP chief


September 1st, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) No recent Chinese aggression has taken place on the India-China border and there is no threat from the neighbouring country, Director General of the Indo-Tibetan ... Read more...

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Changes in IAF top brass in the offing


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) With Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik retiring this month-end, other changes are in the offing in the upper echelons with ... Read more...

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No Kargil-type situation in Arunachal: Antony


June 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Against the backdrop of an Arunachal Pradesh minister expressing fears of a Kargil-type situation along the border with China, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday ... Read more...

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Villagers found Khandu chopper wreckage: ITBP official


May 4th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 4 (IANS) While the aerial survey and satellite imagery data failed to pinpoint the exact location, it was a team of local people, untrained and with no ... Read more...

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ITBP rules out Khandu chopper crossing border


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 2 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Monday ruled out the helicopter carrying Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu having strayed into Chinese territory."It is unlikely that anything ... Read more...

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Indian lawmaker says strategic Arunachal deserves Delhi sops


March 13th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 13 (ANI): Rebuffing China's repeated claim on Arunachal Pradesh's territory, Indian lawmaker Takam Sanjoy said that the state is integral and inalienable part of the country, and has a ... Read more...

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India reacts strongly, says stapled Chinese visa for Arunachal not acceptable


January 13th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 13 (ANI): India today reacted strongly, saying that the issuing of stapled visas by China to athletes from Arunachal Pradesh is not acceptable.Despite strong protest ... Read more...

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India strengthening its border infrastructure: Antony


May 31st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Pune (Maharashtra), May 31 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said India is now strengthening border infrastructure in regions prone to internal and external threats.He pointed out that there was ... Read more...

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China’s claim over Arunachal Pradesh is wrong: Dorjee Khandu


December 1st, 2009 - 11:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec1 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu on Tuesday said that China is a "good neighbour", but its claims over the State is "wrong".Addressing the media after releasing ... Read more...

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India to focus on positives with China


November 14th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Akhnoor (J and K), Nov.14 (ANI): Minister of State for Defence M M Pallam Raju has said that New Delhi is taking all measures to safeguard its border with Beijing, but will ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force to deploy more aircraft in Western Command


September 25th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
by Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Sep 25 (ANI): Air Marshal NAK Browne, who recently took over as Chief of the Western Air Command said here today that steps are being taken to strengthen ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief reassures border with China is safe


September 23rd, 2009 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Sep 23 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor reassured on Wednesday that the country's border with China is secure.Recent reports in Indian media said the Chinese troops breached the ... Read more...

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The sinister truth behind China’s border incursion misadventure (Part-III)


September 18th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
By Bhaskar RoyNew Delhi, Sep.18 (ANI): The Chinese target is to get Tawang, which it sees as being of great strategic importance. One Chinese argument is that since the sixth Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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The sinister truth behind China’s border incursion misadventure (Part-II)


September 18th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Bhaskar RoyNew Delhi, Sep.18 (ANI): China has already built a deep seaport at Gwadar in Pakistan and the Karakoram Highway is connected to it. It also plans to construct twin oil ... Read more...

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The sinister truth behind China’s border incursion misadventure (Part-I)


September 18th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Bhaskar RoyNew Delhi, Sep.18 (ANI): Although the India-China border is yet to be demarcated and the Line of Actual Control (LAC) is to be defined clearly, both sides have a very ... Read more...

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No plans to hire private planes for paramilitary forces: Chidambaram


July 8th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has ruled out any plans to engage private domestic airlines to move paramilitary forces across the country.At present, the Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Dhaka moots gas corridor through India


May 27th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 27 (IANS) Bangladesh is mooting a trans-border gas corridor connecting Iran and Myanmar through several countries including India. The move comes close on the heels of its decision to join ... Read more...

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Abbas calls on Israel to accept two-state solution


March 22nd, 2009 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Bethlehem, March 22 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Saturday reiterated calls for Israel to accept a two-state solution, vowing not to resume negotiations with Israel without an explicit Israeli recognition of previously ... Read more...

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Paramount Airways to fly to Kolkata by June


February 25th, 2009 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 25 (IANS) After entering the southern and western markets of the country, private carrier Paramount Airways is now planning to launch services to the eastern sector by June. "We are looking ... Read more...

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Kolkata’s businessmen not happy with interim rail budget


February 13th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) The interim railway budget presented by Railways Minister Lalu Prasad in the Lok Sabha Friday could not match the expectations of the business community here, which is ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. R.K. Swamy is 16 Corps commander


October 18th, 2008 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 18 (IANS) Lieutenant General R.K. Swamy Saturday took over as General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of 16 Corps that is headquartered at Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir, an official said Saturday.The 16 ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Radhakrishnan takes over Southern Air Command


October 2nd, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 02 (ANI): Air Marshal S. Radhakrishnan took over as the Air Officer Commandingin-Chief, Southern Air Command of IAF on Oct 01. An alumnus of the National Defence Academy, ... Read more...

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General Kapoor launches e-post service for soldiers


August 5th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August 5 (ANI): Chief of Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor today launched e-Post service that will benefit not only the soldiers, but also their families.General Kapoor praised the important ... Read more...

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Russia, China to sign border agreement


July 19th, 2008 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (RIA Novosti) Russia will sign an agreement with China early next week handing over control of two disputed islands to its communist neighbour. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will ... Read more...

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Russia to hand over two border islands to China


July 4th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Khabarovsk (Russia), July 4 (RIA Novosti) Russia would hand over two border river islands to China in August, a senior Russian security official said Friday. Under the 2004 agreement, Russia is ... Read more...

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India-China tension much less since 1995:Pranab


June 4th, 2008 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to China, Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that tension between the two countries had "reduced considerably from 1995 onwards" even though ... Read more...

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Chilean glacial lake dries up in global warming


April 11th, 2008 - 7:34 pm ICT by admin
Santiago, April 11 (IANS) The Chilean government has sent a team of geologists to investigate the sudden disappearance of a glacial lake in the south of the country. raising a renewed debate ... Read more...

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