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Mexican singer to star in TV reality show


August 29th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Popular Mexican singer Larry Hernandez will star in his own reality show, "Larrymania", which will debut Oct 7.The weekly programme will be broadcast Sunday evenings ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba takes shooting lessons


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba fired guns at a shooting range as part of her training for upcoming movie "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For".The 31-year-old, ... Read more...

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Two BSF men injured in training accident


August 7th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel were seriously wounded Tuesday after a hand grenade exploded at a firing range in Rajasthan's Jodhpur district during training, police ... Read more...

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Nyoma violence: No mutiny, only indiscipline, says army


May 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday denied reports of a "mutiny" in one of its artillery units in Nyoma in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and claimed ... Read more...

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Two Maharashtra policemen killed as truck falls on them


April 19th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nanded (Maharashtra), April 19 (IANS) In a freak accident, two policemen were crushed to death under a truck which fell on them at a firing range on the outskirts of ... Read more...

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Russian man buys wooden crates, finds AK-47s inside


January 13th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia was caught by surprise when the wooden crates he bought as firewood contained at least 79 AK-47 assault rifles and ammunition.The ... Read more...

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Army men booked for black buck poaching


December 20th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bikaner, Dec 20 (IANS) A first information report (FIR) was registered against some unidentified army men on charges of poaching a black buck in a forested area in Rajasthan, police ... Read more...

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High court takes serious note of grabbing army land


December 8th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 8 (IANS) In what is being described as an unprecendented step, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Thursday summoned Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Anoop Misra to ... Read more...

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Cop facing probe into farmer deaths injures himself


November 7th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) A Mumbai deputy commissioner of police - embroiled in the controversy over the death of three protesting farmers in Pune in police firing - Monday suffered ... Read more...

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Joint Indian, Singapore air force training from Oct 14


September 30th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kalaikunda (West Bengal), Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) base here will host the eight-week-long seventh edition of the joint military training activities with the Republic of ... Read more...

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Man killed as old shell explodes in Punjab


June 13th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 13 (IANS) One person was killed and two others were seriously injured when an old anti-aircraft gun shell exploded at village Daria Walla in this Punjab district Monday, ... Read more...

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Russian teenager killed in blast while gathering scrap (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 13-year-old boy was killed and two minors were injured in an explosion while they were gathering scrap metal at a firing range in Russia, ... Read more...

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Russian boy killed in blast while gathering scrap


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 13-year-old boy was killed and two minors were injured in an explosion at a firing range in Russia, officials said."On 22 May, 2011 (Sunday), ... Read more...

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Congress MP seeks civil terminal at defence airport


April 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana (Punjab), April 20 (IANS) Member of Parliament from Ludhiana Manish Tewari Wednesday urged Defence Minister A.K. Antony to open a civil terminal at the defence-controlled Halwara airport near this ... Read more...

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Police: Colorado firing range twins had a suicide pact


November 19th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in the United States have confirmed that the shooting range shooting was a suicide pact. The police made the revelation after the spoke to the only ... Read more...

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Twins Shoot Themselves At A Firing Range


November 19th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Australian twin sisters who had conducted a suicide pact on themselves have been identified as 29-year-olds Candice Hermeler and Kristin Hermeler. While Kristinen Hermeler passed ... Read more...

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Centre released Rs 586.02 crore to States under MPF scheme, says Chidambaram


November 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 1 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the Central Government released Rs 586.02 crore to the States under the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme for State ... Read more...

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Indian rear admiral killed in ‘accidental firing’ (Third Lead, with Images)


July 7th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) One of the seniormost commanders of the Indian Navy, Rear Admiral S.S. Jamwal, was killed in "accidental firing" Wednesday in a gunnery school close to the headquarters ... Read more...

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Indian Navy loses undersea war specialist in accidental fire (Second Lead, with image)


July 7th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer who was a specialist in undersea warfare was killed Wednesday in accidental firing near the firing range of INS Dronacharya, a gunnery ... Read more...

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Indian navy officer killed in accidental fire (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A senior Indian Navy officer was Wednesday killed in accidental fire near the firing range of INS Dronacharya, a gunnery school near the southern naval base ... Read more...

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Prince Harry shows off his shooting skills to American Colonel


June 26th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): An American Colonel praised Prince Harry's shooting skills after he joined cadets from an American military academy on a firing range.'They did well - better on the right ... Read more...

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Security forces train Kashmiri villagers to combat infiltration bids


June 13th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
R S Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), June 13 (ANI):In a bid to train villagers for self defence against militants, the Army, the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Jammu and Kashmir Police ... Read more...

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J-K Police training people in combat tactics


May 21st, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Vijay Kumar SharmaR.S. Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), May 21 (ANI): Residents of R.S. Pura District of Jammu and Kashmir are being given training in combating militants in the region by ... Read more...

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New national military training center opened in Baghdad


May 15th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) -- The National Training Center (NTC) opened in Baghdad on Monday, the U.S. Forces in Iraq said.The new center will be expanding investigative training capabilities for National information ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Police being trained to counter Maoist attacks


April 12th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Apr 12 (ANI): In the wake of Maoist massacre in Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District, the Jharkhand police personnel at the BARIATU firing range here are being given special arms-training exercise to ... Read more...

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Arms-training for Jharkhand police officers


April 11th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, April 11 (ANI): Police officials in Jharkhand are being imparted a special arms-training exercise, to enable them to counter attacks by Maoist forces.The training was found necessary in the wake ... Read more...

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Jharkhand police station chiefs get AK-47 training


April 10th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 10 (IANS) A crash course on firing AK-47 rifles was conducted Saturday for officers in-charge of 124 police stations located in Maoist infested areas of Jharkhand, police said. "As many ... Read more...

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British Army criticized for putting up structures resembling mosques at firing range


April 9th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9(ANI): A Muslim group in UK has criticized the British Army for building and using structures resembling mosques at the Bellerby firing range in North Yorkshire.The Bradford Council for Mosques ... Read more...

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India’s n-capable Agni-I missile makes pin-point hit (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar, March 28 (IANS) To maintain its operational preparedness against external threats, India Sunday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-I missile that can strike a target 700 km away, ... Read more...

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Barrel burst kills four army soldiers in Rajasthan


March 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Four Indian Army soldiers were killed and three injured during night firing practice of mortars at the Pokhran range in Rajasthan, an officer said Monday. "The accident took ... Read more...

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Exploding army shells kill three boys


March 11th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 11 (IANS) Three children whose bodies were found near an army firing range in Himachal Pradesh died when three mortar shells they picked up exploded, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal ... Read more...

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Abandoned ammunition explodes, kills three children (Lead)


March 10th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) Three children were killed when abandoned ammunition exploded near an army firing range in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, police said Wednesday. The children were trying to remove scrap ... Read more...

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Abandoned ammunition blast kills three children in Himachal


March 10th, 2010 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 10 (IANS) Bodies of three schoolchildren, believed to have been killed in an explosion of abandoned ammunition, were found Tuesday in the forests of Himachal Pradesh's Kangra district, police said. ... Read more...

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Indian Army exhibits procedures and equipment in Rajasthan


January 18th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bikaner, Jan 18 (ANI): With a view to attracting youth towards the defence forces, the Indian Army recently organized an exhibition of arms and ammunitions here.The army had put up exhibits like ... Read more...

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Rahul visits Jhansi Cantt before flying off to Amethi


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jhansi, Dec 22 (IANS) After a prolonged interaction with women self-help groups here Monday, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi drove down to the nearby cantonment on a chilly Tuesday morning. While no ... Read more...

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