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Karnataka targets Rs.4 trillion software exports by 2020


August 15th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) With about 40 percent share of software export from India, Karnataka has set an ambitious export target of a whopping Rs.4 trillion (Rs.4 lakh crore) ... Read more...

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Crimes in Bangalore, Mangalore worrisome, says chief minister


August 15th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Increasing crimes, including a spate of murders in Bangalore and an attack on a youth in Mangalore recently, forced Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to admit ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day (Lead)


August 15th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, singing of national anthems and march past by security forces and children.Patriotic fervour and cultural fiesta marked the ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, national anthems and march past by police and others accompanied by bands.In Bangalore, Chief Minister Jagadish Shetter unfurled ... Read more...

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Top military dismissals are in Egypt’s interests: Morsi (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi Monday said the dismissal of the country's powerful defence minister and a top military general has been done in the country's ... Read more...

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Egypt president orders defence minister to retire


August 13th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has deposed the country's defence minister and a top military officer, pushing them into "retirement" but naming them as presidential advisors.Field ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton holds discussions with Egyptian military chief


July 15th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday held talks with the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi.She arrived ... 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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Bangladesh to honour 129 foreigners for 1971


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 22 (IANS) The Bangladesh government will honour 129 foreign personalities and organisations from 25 countries for helping the country during the 1971 Liberation War.A Bangladesh official told ... Read more...

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Krishna meets top Egyptian leaders


March 4th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna met top Egyptian leaders including Supreme Council of Armed Forces chairman Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Prime Minister Kamal ... Read more...

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Hopes to retrieve George Cross from Britain dashed


February 4th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) Hopes to bring back the George Cross awarded to a pre-independence Indian soldier have grown dimmer as the British authorities have turned down the plea of ... Read more...

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Pomp, pageantry mark Republic Day in Karnataka (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp and pageantry marked the 63rd Republic Day celebrations Thursday in Karnataka, with Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj hoisting the tricolour and inspecting a guard of honour ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Thursday hoisted the tricolour to mark the 63rd Republic Day at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Ground here amid tight security.Clad in ... Read more...

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One year on, Egyptians back at Tahrir Square (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 25 (IANS) Thousands of Egyptians gathered Wednesday at Cairo's Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary of the uprising that ousted president Hosni Mubarak, RIA Novosti reported.Supporters of ... Read more...

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Egypt to lift three decades old state of emergency


January 25th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 30-year-long state of emergency in Egypt will be lifted from Wednesday, the head of the country's ruling military council, Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, said ... Read more...

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Ready for any challenge: Indian Army chief


January 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Army is ready to face any challenge, external or internal, as it is equipped with ultra-modern technology, the head of the 1.13 million-strong ... Read more...

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Don’t need trust vote, not opposing any institution: Gilani (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Embattled Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Friday said that he does not need vote of confidence and asked parliament to decide whether there would ... Read more...

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Egypt’s military council appoints new PM (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 25 (IANS) Egypt's ruling military council has appointed Kamal Ganzouri as the new prime minister, a media report said.Ganzouri had earlier headed the government under the Hosni Mubarak ... Read more...

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Egypt protests continue despite authorities’ concessions


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Nov 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A televised address by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, the chairman of Egypt's Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), has not changed the mood of ... Read more...

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Chinese troops in Pakistani Kashmir: Indian Army chief


October 5th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday said there were about 4,000 Chinese workers, including some of its army engineers, in Pakistani Kashmir, an issue ... Read more...

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Gowda vows to implement Yeddyurappa’s programmes (Lead)


August 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Monday listed the achievements of the B.S. Yeddyurappa government and declared that his priority would be to fully implement ... Read more...

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Gaiety, patriotic fervour mark I-Day in Karnataka


August 15th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Gaiety and patriotic fervour marked the 65th Independence Day Monday with the hoisting of the tricolour, rendering of the national anthem and march past by ... Read more...

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Tight security in Bangalore for Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 14 (IANS) Security has been beefed up and patrolling intensified in this tech hub for peaceful 65th Independence Day celebrations Monday, a police official said."We have put ... Read more...

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British troops in Afghanistan hit out against ‘ironed uniforms policy’


April 13th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Apr.13 (ANI): British troops fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan have hit out at the 'ironed uniforms policy' saying that they have enough to worry about without being forced to press ... Read more...

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Bahrain king phones Egyptian military chief


February 15th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 15 (IANS) Bahraini King Hamad Bin Isa al-Khalifa has telephoned the head of Egypt's ruling military council, Field Marshal Mohammed Hussein Tantawi, a day after 14 people were injured in ... Read more...

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Now, a calmed Israel expresses admiration, sympathy for Egyptians


February 14th, 2011 - 9:37 am ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.14 (ANI): The alarm and anxiety that was quite visible in Israel last week as the revolution in Egypt was unfolding, leading to the eventual exit of President Hosni Mubarak who ... Read more...

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Egypt dissolves parliament, constitution, military consolidates control


February 14th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.14 (ANI): The Supreme Council of the Armed Forces has consolidated its control over Egypt by dissolving the country's feeble parliament, suspending the constitution and calling for elections in six months.In ... Read more...

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Post-Mubarak, Egypt army vows peaceful power transition (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Egyptian military committed itself to oversee the peaceful transition of power Saturday, a day after Hosni Mubarak resigned as Egypt's president after ruling the country for 30 years.The ... Read more...

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All eyes on Egypt defence minister, army chief during transition process


February 12th, 2011 - 10:38 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.12 (ANI): All eyes are now on two of Egypt's most senior military officers - Defence Minister, Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, and Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Sami Hafez ... Read more...

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Military caught between Mubarak, pro-democracy protesters


February 11th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.11 (ANI): Though the Egyptian military has managed the crisis in the country for the past 17 days, it still appears that it is caught between remaining loyal to one of ... Read more...

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Mubarak to quit, hand over power to military council: Official


February 11th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and transfer power to an armed forces panel, said a senior Egyptian official.Speculation was rife throughout Thursday that Mubarak, who ... Read more...

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Uncertainty over which way Egyptian military-led by Mubarak’s ‘poodle’ will swing


February 5th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5(ANI): The loyalties of the 470,000-strong Egyptian military are currently unclear despite the turmoil in the country, US officials and experts have said."The biggest question for the Egyptian military ... Read more...

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Assassination attempt on Egypt vice president: Report


February 5th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) An assassination attempt on Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman has failed, but it left two of his bodyguards dead, a media report said.The attempt to kill Suleiman ... Read more...

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US plans for Mubarak’s immediate exit


February 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) The US is holding discussions with Egyptian officials on a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately and hand over power to a transitional government that ... Read more...

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US, high-level Egyptian officials mulling interim govt headed by VP Omar Suleiman


February 4th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4(ANI): The United States is reportedly discussing with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately and hand power to a military-backed interim government headed by Vice ... Read more...

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