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Delhi High Court refused to meddle in Kachchativu (Comment)


September 18th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
A long time ago, I had moved the Delhi High Court challenging the Indian government's decision to give away the Kachchativu island to Sri Lanka.When the transfer happened, in 1974, I ... Read more...

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Kasab will hang, Supreme Court says (Roundup)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday upheld the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Kasab for his role in the Mumbai savagery, marking the end of ... Read more...

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India remembers hero of 1947 Pakistan war


July 15th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Sunday remembered Brig. Mohammed Usman - its highest-ranking officer killed in the 1947 India-Pakistan war.A commemorative function was organised here to celebrate ... Read more...

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Last veteran of 1971 war Gen. Ghosh retires


May 31st, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) "As the last veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pak war, I hang up my uniform and pay my solemn gratefulness to our brave soldiers who laid down ... Read more...

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When Benazir enjoyed ‘Pakeezah’ in Shimla


May 13th, 2012 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) When her father Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto discussed peace with Indira Gandhi in Shimla, his daughter Benazir was busy viewing the Meena Kumari-starrer 'Pakeezah'.So says ... Read more...

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India thanks Bangladesh for honouring 1971 heroes


April 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India and thanked Dhaka for its decision to honour Indian nationals and groups for their role in the 1971 war that led to the ... Read more...

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India’s first field marshal Sam Manekshaw remembered


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Udhagamandalam (Tamil Nadu), April 3 (IANS) One of India's most celebrated soldiers, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, was remembered on his 98th birth anniversary Tuesday, with Defence Minister A.K. Antony and ... 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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IAF Sukhoi squadron gets President’s Standard


March 6th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday presented a Standards, a highly prestigious decoration and recognition, to Indian Air Force (IAF) 24 Squadron that operates the frontline ... Read more...

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Of irresistible barbecues at Srinagar’s Khayam Chowk (Feature, With Images)


February 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 20 (IANS) The aroma of spiced meat, cooked on charcoal fire, hangs in the air. Kashmiris, of late, may have been flooded with trendy coffee shops and restaurants, ... Read more...

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Hasina promises to make S.D. Burman’s ancestral house a museum


January 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has promised to convert the ancestral house of legendary music maestro Sachin Dev Burman in Bangladesh into a folk cultural ... Read more...

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Late ex-army man’s widow seeks stay on release of film (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The widow of a late former Indian Army man has approached the Delhi High Court seeking direction to stay the release of film "Zilla ... Read more...

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Army in Kashmir pays tribute to martyrs on Vijay Diwas


December 16th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday paid tribute to its martyrs on the 40th anniversary of its victory in the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth ... Read more...

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Indian Army recalls 1971 victory


December 16th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command Friday paid tributes to soldiers killed during the 1971 India-Pakistan war that led to the birth of Bangladesh.On this day in ... Read more...

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25 Bangladeshi’s to attend 40th anniversary celebrations of ‘71 war


December 7th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 7 (IANS) Three serving army officers along with 22 Mukti Jodhas (freedom fighters) from Bangladesh will join in the five-day 40th anniversary celebrations of the Bangladesh Liberation War ... Read more...

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Bhushan in mind, Hazare slams ‘incoherent’ talk on Kashmir


October 18th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Indicating widening differences within his team, Anna Hazare Tuesday sharply criticised "incoherent" remarks on Kashmir but did not name lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan."Some people talk ... Read more...

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Terror strikes reinforce perception of rudderless government (Comment)


September 10th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
The Delhi blasts have further magnified the Manmohan Singh government's woes. Reeling as it is from the anti-corruption campaign, it now has to respond to the deep disquiet even among ... Read more...

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Indian PM pays homage to Bangladesh martyrs


September 6th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday paid tributes to those who died fighting for Bangladesh's independence -- from Pakistani rule.Army bugles played the last post ... Read more...

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Teesta water agreement hits choppy waters


September 5th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) There will be no agreement on the sharing of the Teesta river waters without the consultation of the West Bengal government, Foreign Secretary Ranjan ... Read more...

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PM’s Dhaka visit to bring new deals, new trajectory in ties


September 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Accompanied by five chief ministers, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh travels to Bangladesh Tuesday on a visit that experts in both countries believe will transform ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare: A fasting activist turns a national icon


August 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) He drove a truck for the army during the 1965 India-Pakistan war, but when Anna Hazare broke his fast on day 13 Sunday after ... Read more...

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Anna inspires sale of Vivekananda’s books


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) The man who is galvanising an entire nation against graft was himself inspired by a Hindu monk who preached the message of Indian spirituality to the ... Read more...

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Indian Army veteran fights toughest battle in Nepal


August 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) As India readies to celebrate its 65th Independence Day Monday, the battle however is far from being over for an Indian Army veteran, who is now ... Read more...

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Autonomy wouldn’t have split Pakistan: Gilani


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 2 (IANS) If provinces had been given autonomy, then East Pakistan would not have been split to become an independent Bangladesh, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Army chief to embark on five-day Bangladesh visit


June 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Forty years after he participated in the 1971 India-Pakistan war to liberate Bangladesh, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh will embark on a five-day ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to gift old Howitzer guns to Bangladesh (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Forty years after he fought in the 1971 India-Pakistan war to liberate Bangladesh, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh will be on a five-day ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief to visit Bangladesh June 19-23


June 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Forty years after he fought in the 1971 India-Pakistan war to liberate Bangladesh, Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh will be on a five-day ... Read more...

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Efforts continue to restore India-Bangladesh rail links


June 10th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 10 (IANS) Restoration of all pre-1965 railway connectivity between India and Bangladesh remains undecided despite talks of revival, but efforts are continuing, Indian officials said here Friday."There ... Read more...

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IAF against creating CDS ‘in present format’


May 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday opposed creating, "in the present format", the post of a chief of defence staff (CDS) above the armed forces ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to have rail links


April 24th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India and Bangladesh have agreed to restore railway links in a bid to enhance people-to-people contact and boost bilateral trade and investments.Indian Commerce and ... Read more...

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Bangladesh hails ‘government’ that took on Pakistan (Lead)


April 17th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 17 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday observed the formation of a provisional government when it was still a part of Pakistan and when the flag of an emerging free ... Read more...

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Rebuilding trust: India, Pakistan agree on terror hotline (Roundup)


March 29th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) In a step toward resuming their stalled peace process, India and Pakistan Tuesday agreed on setting up a hotline for real-time information sharing ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to set up terror hotline (Lead)


March 29th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) In a step towards resuming the stalled peace process, India and Pakistan Tuesday agreed to set up a hotline for sharing real-time information on terrorists ... Read more...

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Pakistan to allow India to question 26/11 suspects


March 29th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan has agreed to allow an Indian team to question the 2008 Mumbai terror attack suspects being prosecuted there as the home secretaries of the ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan ‘positive’ after discussing 26/11, terror (Roundup)


March 28th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India Monday sought voice samples of the suspected Mumbai terror attack plotters in Pakistan as home secretaries of the two countries ended the first ... Read more...

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