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President reviews naval fleet (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday praised the Indian Navy and said the anti-piracy missions undertaken by the navy and the Coast Guard have earned them the ... Read more...

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President Patil reviews naval fleet


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 20 (IANS) Reviewing the fleet of 81 ships and 44 aircraft as part of the 10th Presidential Fleet Review, President Pratibha Patil sailed on board INS Subhadra ... Read more...

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India wants only bilateral defence ties with Australia


December 7th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Days after snubbing Australia over its proposal for a trilateral military pact with US, India Wednesday welcomed Australian Defence Minister Stephen Smith but strongly communicated ... Read more...

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IAF going through dynamic changes: Air Chief


November 17th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) is going through dynamic changes, Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal N.A.K. Browne said Thursday."We need to translate the motto of ... Read more...

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Kashmir ‘durbar’ moves to Jammu


November 9th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government's annual 'durbar move' took place Wednesday with its offices shifting to winter capital Jammu amid tight security and Chief Minister Omar ... Read more...

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Thousands escort Hazarika’s body to ancestral Guwahati house


November 7th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 7 (IANS) A sea of humanity paid rich tributes Monday to music legend Bhupen Hazarika as the hearse carrying his coffin took close to seven hours to traverse ... Read more...

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We need to invest in our youth: Yechury


October 29th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Saturday said the country needed to invest more in its youth who can build a better and ... Read more...

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Antony pays homage at Russian WW-II memorial


October 4th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 4 (IANS) Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday began his three-day visit to Russia by paying homage at the Victory Park here to defence personnel who lost their ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland sign MOU for cooperation in finance


October 4th, 2011 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Oct 4 (IANS) India and Switzerland have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) related to bilateral cooperation on financial matters, the Swiss government announced Monday.The MOU was signed during ... Read more...

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Mamata unfurls tri-colour, sends sweets to prisoners


August 15th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee Monday became West Bengal's first woman chief minister to unfurl the national flag as the state joined the rest of the nation in ... 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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I-Day: PM to unfurl national flag at Red Fort


August 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday will unfurl the national flag on the ramparts of the Red Fort to celebrate India's 65th Independence Day. He ... 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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Bodies of slain Chhattisgarh cops ferried in garbage truck


June 28th, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dantewada (Chhattisgarh), June 28 (IANS) The coffins of three Chhattisgarh policemen killed in a Maoist landmine blast in Dantewada Sunday night were transported in a municipality garbage collection vehicle for ... Read more...

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India commits to capacity-building of Afghan armed forces (With images)


June 1st, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) At a time when Pakistan is constantly attempting to increase its presence in its western neighbour, India Wednesday committed itself to the capacity-building of ... Read more...

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Manmohan in Kabul, says India will stand by Afghanistan (Fourth Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who arrived here Thursday on a two-day visit, one of the first world leaders to be in Kabul after the killing ... Read more...

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India will stand by Afghanistan: PM


May 12th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh who is on a two-day visit to Afghanistan Thursday said India will stand by Afghanistan "through thick and thin".The prime minister ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates 51st anniversary (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Sunday celebrated the 51st anniversary of its formation with a variety of events.Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar ... Read more...

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Maharashtra celebrates 51st anniversary


May 1st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Sunday celebrated the 51st anniversary of the state's formation with a variety of programmes and events. The main function was held at the Shivaji Park ... Read more...

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Sathya Sai Baba laid to rest, thousands bid farewell (Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 27 (IANS) Thousands bid farewell to Sathya Sai Baba Wednesday as the spiritual leader, who died three days ago, was laid to rest at his ... Read more...

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King of Cambodia not attending Wills-Kat wedding


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): Cambodia King Norodom Sihamoni has sensationally snubbed Prince William and his fiancee Kate Middleton by not replying to the couple's wedding invitation.He is the only royal out ... Read more...

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UK to provide economic, trade assistance to Pakistan: Cameron


April 5th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 5(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron, who is on a one-day visit to Islamabad, has assured Pakistan that the United Kingdom would provide economic and trade assistance to the ... Read more...

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Western Air Command chief visits Ambala station


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3(ANI): Air Marshal D.C. Kumaria, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Air Command, visited the Ambala Air Force Station on Thursday.He was accompanied by his wife, Vaneeta Kumaria, who is the ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj hits out against corruption on R’Day (Second Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp, pageantry and patriotic spirit marked the 62nd Republic Day Wednesday in Karnataka as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj hoisted the tricolour and inspected the guard of honour here ... Read more...

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Pageantry, national spirit mark R-Day fete in Karnataka (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Pomp, pageantry and national spirit marked the 62nd Republic Day celebrations Wednesday in Karnataka as Governor H.R. Bhardwaj hoisted the tricolour and inspected the guard of honour ... Read more...

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Chandigarh celebrates 62nd Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Chandigarh celebrated India's 62nd Republic Day Wednesday with enthusiasm and patriotic zeal.Pardeep Mehra, adviser to the administrator, hoisted the national flag and took the salute at a parade ... Read more...

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Karnataka governor hoists tricolour


January 26th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Hans Raj Bhardwaj Wednesday hoisted the tricolour at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground here amid tight security to mark the 62nd Republic Day. Clad in ... Read more...

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NCC cadets from different backgrounds represent a ‘Mini India’: Vice President Ansari


January 6th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Thursday asking the National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets to come forward and play a vital role in nation building, said the ... Read more...

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Indian army chief arrives in Nepal to receive honour


December 20th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) The chief of Indian Army, Gen Vijay Kumar Singh, arrived in Kathmandu Monday on an official three-day visit to cement ties with the Nepal ... Read more...

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Chinese premier given extraordinary welcome in Pakistan


December 17th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 17 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao reached Islamabad from New Delhi Friday as Pakistan Air Force aircraft escorted his official plane to Chaklala airbase where his Pakistani counterpart ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Rameshwar Roy is new Assam Rifles chief


December 8th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Rameshwar Roy Wednesday took over as the director general of the Assam Rifles, India's oldest paramilitary force. He succeeds Lt. Gen. Karan Singh Yadava, who ... Read more...

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UAE president hails Indian community’s contribution (Lead)


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan met his Indian counterpart, Pratibha Patil, Monday and held talks with her in Abu Dhabi, ... Read more...

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Patil meets UAE president


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 22 (IANS/WAM) Indian President Pratibha Patil, on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to enhance economic and energy ties with the Gulf region, was Monday welcomed ... Read more...

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William’s pals to stage special fly-past on wedding day


November 22nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): It seems that Prince William's Royal Air Force (RAF) pals have some special plans to mark his wedding day.Wills RAF pals want to stage a special fly-past ... Read more...

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B.K. Gupta is the new Delhi Police chief


November 10th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) B.K. Gupta Wednesday replaced Y.S. Dadwal as Delhi's new police commissioner, and called for a "new culture" in one of the largest police forces in the country. ... Read more...

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