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Army chief calls on Omar Abdullah in Srinagar


June 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Indian Army chief, General Bikram Singh Saturday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar.An official statement issued here said, "Various matters relating ... Read more...

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Over 400 militants waiting to enter valley: Army


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) The army apprehends an increase in infiltration attempts from across the Line of Control (LoC) during the coming month, said a senior official who warned that ... Read more...

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Army helping youths in Kashmir hone cricket skills


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) The army is helping Kashmiri sportsmen to hone their cricketing talents by organising the inter-district Kashmir Premier League (KPL) in the valley."It is the endeavour ... Read more...

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Army commander visits forward areas on LoC


May 7th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) The General-Officer-Commanding in Chief (GOC in C) of Northern Command Lt Gen K.T. Parnaik Monday visited forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan ... Read more...

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Maharashtra’s largest tricolour unfurled in NDA (With Images)


April 28th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 28 (IANS) The largest tricolour in Maharashtra, measuring 30x20 feet and weighing nine kg was Saturday unfurled on a 100-ft pole at the prestigious National Defence Academy ... Read more...

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LOC fencing extensively damaged by heavy snowfall, says commander


February 25th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday said the fencing along the Line of Control (LoC) was severely damaged in heavy snowfall this year as it also paid ... Read more...

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Chinar Corps celebrates 96th raising day


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Raised this day at Port Said in Egypt in 1916, the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps of the Indian Army celebrated its 96th raising day Thursday.Floral tributes were ... Read more...

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We respect Kashmiris’ concerns: Army commander (With image)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) The Indian Army respects human rights and fully understands sensitivities of people in Kashmir, a top officer said Thursday.Lieutenant General K.T. Parnaik, General Officer Commanding (GOC) ... Read more...

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Slain Hizbul commander behind 30 civilians’ killings: Army


October 14th, 2011 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 13 (IANS) The army Thursday described the killing of the Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) commander, Mushtaq Khan, as a major success, saying he was responsible for 30 civilian killings."Mushtaq ... Read more...

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Durand Cup prize money increased


September 26th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The winner's prize money for the 124th edition of the Durand Cup has been increased four-fold from Rs.5 lakhs to Rs.20 lakhs while the overall ... Read more...

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Sukna scam: Rath questions revision order


July 13th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 12 (IANS) Former 33 corps commander Lt. Gen. P.K. Rath Tuesday questioned the validity of a revision order for the general court martial (GCM) to reconsider his ... Read more...

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No definite information on infiltration: Army


June 21st, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) There are no definite reports of infiltration by separatists from Pakistan into the Kashmir Valley this year, a top army officer said Tuesday.Speaking to the media ... Read more...

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‘Healthy Youth-Healthy Kashmir’ half marathon awakens youth


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag, Mar 22 (ANI): While the country was busy enjoying the festival of Holi, a unique event of half marathon was being held in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag District, in which boys ... Read more...

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Antony visits charitable boys hostel run by Army’s aid in Manipur


February 20th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Leimakhong (Manipur), Feb 20 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony visited a unique boy's Hostel -- Disha, being run by the Army in Leimakhong in Manipur.Taking time off his grueling two-day tour to ... Read more...

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Top army officer reviews alert on China border


January 12th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Two days after media reports that Chinese troops had intruded into Indian territory in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, the top commander of the Indian Army in ... Read more...

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Israeli soldiers arrest senior Hamas operative in the West Bank


January 7th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by BNO News
WEST BANK (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli soldiers on Friday morning arrested a senior member of the Hamas armed infrastructure in the West Bank, according to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).IDF said its ... Read more...

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‘Think differently, discover the impossible’, says Kalam to students


December 20th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): Former President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on Monday called upon the students to discover the impossible, while asking the teachers to encourage the young minds to think ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi, Pallam Raju visit flood-affected Leh


August 16th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Jigmet AngchukLeh, Aug 16 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi and Minister of State for Defence M Pallam Raju visited various areas in Leh on Monday, over a week after ... Read more...

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Army chief reviews Western Command preparedness


June 21st, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Indian Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of the frontier Western Command at its headquarters in the adjacent Chandimandir cantonment. General Singh arrived here on ... Read more...

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Six militants surrender in Manipur


June 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, June 10 (ANI): At least six hardcore militants belonged to the People's Liberation Army (PLA) and the Kangleipak Communist Party- Military Council (KCP-MC) surrendered to the security force here on Wednesday.An ... Read more...

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Operation Khoj in Kashmir the biggest against terrorists


April 3rd, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 3 (IANS) A senior army commander Saturday claimed that the operation against terrorists in Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir for the past week was one of the biggest in recent ... Read more...

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Terrorists in Kashmir intercepted in time: Army


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 3 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday claimed that the terrorists who were killed in Rajouri and Reasi districts of Jammu and Kashmir in the past week were intercepted and eliminated ... Read more...

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ULFA a spent force, cannot regroup, says army


March 17th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tezpur (Assam), March 17 (IANS) A top Indian army commander Wednesday said the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in Assam is a spent force and has lost its sting following ... Read more...

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Pak will try to scuttle normalcy process in Kashmir: Gen. Jaswal


January 15th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by ANI
Udhampur Jan.15 (ANI): General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command (GOC-in-C), Lt Gen B S Jaswal, on Friday said Pakistan is trying to hype up the situation and is desperate to scuttle the process ... Read more...

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Fennell scraps technical committee, Kalmadi happy


December 19th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation president Michael Fennell Saturday scrapped the Technical Review Committee (TRC) which the Games Organising Committee (GOC) of Suresh Kalmadi was bitterly opposed to. ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Ghosh to head army’s Western Command


November 11th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Shankar Ranjan Ghosh will take over as the general officer commanding-in-chief (GOC-in-C) of the Indian army's Western Command, a defence official said here Wednesday. He will assume ... Read more...

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Indian Army says Pakistan capitalising on ceasefire to strengthen defence


October 29th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Akhnoor, Oct 29 (ANI): Major General K. Majumdar, General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Indian Army's 10 Division has said that Pakistan is taking advantage of the ceasefire to strengthen its defence along ... Read more...

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Western Command Air and Army chiefs meet


September 10th, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Sep.10 (ANI): Lt. Gen. T K Sapru, GOC-in-C, Western Command and Air Marshal N A K Browne, AOC-in-C, Western Air command met at the Western Command headquarters at Chandimandir on Thursday.Air ... Read more...

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74 Medium Regiment celebrates 45th Raising Day


September 7th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, Sep 7 (ANI): Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor complimented the 74 Medium Regiment of the Indian Army on Monday for maintaining a good standard and stressed the need for excellence to ... Read more...

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Army training chief to head northern command


September 3rd, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) Lt General B.S. Jaswal, the chief of Shimla-based Army Training Command (ARTRAC), will now head the Northern Command of the Indian Army, an official statement said Thursday. "ARTRAC chief ... Read more...

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Antony visits forward areas in J-K, lauds Army’s role


April 27th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Apr 27 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Monday visited the forward areas of Jammu and Kashmir under the White Knight Corps, and said that the Army's vigilance and proactive ... Read more...

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Terrorist camps in Pakistan still active: Indian Army commander


January 15th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 15 (IANS) Stating that militant incursions from across the border in Kashmir had come down considerably, a senior Indian Army commander Thursday said terrorists training camps were, however, still active ... Read more...

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No sign of Pakistan army movement on border: Lt. General Sapru


January 13th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Delhi Cantonment (New Delhi), Jan 13 (ANI): Lieutenant General T K Sapru, GOC-in-C, Western Command on Tuesday said that the Pakistani Army is not making any movement along the border. "Although the ... Read more...

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Terrorists speak Punjabi, pretend to be from Hyderabad: Army


November 27th, 2008 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) More than 10-12 terrorists are still hiding in the three places where fierce fighting is raging on with security forces and the attackers ere conversing in Punjabi language, ... Read more...

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13 terrorists killed in Kashmir five-day long fierce


October 3rd, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kangan/Srinagar, Oct 3 (ANI): In one of the longest gunfights in recent times, Indian army gunned down all thirteen militants in a fierce five-day encounter in Kangan area of Jammu and ... Read more...

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