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Sachin Pilot first serving minister to join Territorial Army


September 6th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Congress MP Sachin Pilot Thursday became the first serving union minister to be commissioned as a regular officer in the Territorial Army, and stressed ... Read more...

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Sachin Pilot to join Territorial Army


September 5th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Congress leader and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot is set to be commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an officer ... Read more...

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NCC to redefine training philosophy (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The National Cadet Corps (NCC) will soon redefine its training philosophy to equip its cadets with the skills needed to face challenges of the new ... Read more...

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Supreme Court trips army chief in age row battle (Evening Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh suffered a blow Friday in the Supreme Court, forcing him to withdraw his plea demanding that his birth date ... Read more...

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Supreme Court nixes army chief age plea (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) In a major blow to Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh, the Supreme Court Friday refused to entertain his plea challenging a government order setting ... Read more...

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Army’s officers academy formally inaugurated


November 14th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gaya (Bihar), Nov 14 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh Monday formally declared open the Officers Training Academy (OTA) here, which has already begun training its first batch of cadets.The ... Read more...

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To plug officer shortage, Indian Army to open Bihar academy


June 17th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Grappling with a shortage of over 12,500 army officers, India is all set to open a swanky new military training academy at Gaya in Bihar ... Read more...

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Bangladesh war hero who served three armies dead


May 7th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 7 (IANS) Qazi Nooruzzaman, a hero of Bangladesh's liberation war who served the British Indian Navy and three armies during his lifetime, is dead. He was 86, a ... Read more...

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Maharaja of Jaipur Bhawani Singh is dead


April 17th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 17 (IANS) Brig. Sawai Bhawani Singh, the last titular maharaja of Jaipur, passed away at a private hospital in Gurgaon, his family said Sunday. He was 79."Bhawani Singh ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Suitable action will be taken against those found guilty, says Army Chief


December 11th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, Dec.11 (ANI): Army Chief General V. K. Singh on Saturday said that appropriate action would be taken against all those army personnel involved in the Adarsh Housing Society scam.Interacting with ... Read more...

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S. Ravi Shankar to head Border Roads


October 27th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Lieutenant General S. Ravi Shankar Wednesday was appointed the 21st Director General of Border Roads, the defence ministry said.Before joining Border Roads, he was serving as additional ... Read more...

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India-Botswana joint military exercise begins Sunday


September 30th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A 15-member delegation of the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) will be in India from Oct 2 to participate in a joint logistics exercise with the Indian Army.The ... Read more...

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Indian Military Academy soldiers learn water rescue training


September 24th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BharatiKangra (Himachal Pradesh), Sep.24 (ANI): In a five-day long training camp, twenty-three soldiers of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) learnt water rescue techniques in Pong Reservoir in Himachal Pradesh's Kangra ... Read more...

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Major Ravi Begins Shooting For ‘Kandahar’


June 24th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam filmmaker Major Ravi has started shooting for his upcoming movie Kandahar. The Army officer turned director has started shooting in the Indian military Academy ... Read more...

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Colonel had just celebrated wedding anniversary


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The Indian Army colonel killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday celebrated his 12th marriage anniversary only a month ago with his wife and 11-year-old daughter.An ... Read more...

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Over 600 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy


June 12th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, June 12 (ANI): Over 648 cadets including 23 foreign cadets and 23 cadets of Assam Rifles passed out of the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun on Saturday.Former Army Chief General ... Read more...

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UPSC announces written exam result for Defence Services Exam


June 9th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): The Union Service Public Commission (UPSC) has announced the results of the written part of the Combined Defence Services Examination (I)-2010 held in February 2010.Over 10,239 ... Read more...

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Equestrian trials held in Meerut ahead of Asian Games


April 27th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Apr 27 (ANI): Eight Indian horse riders have been selected for the ensuing Asian Games at the National Equestrian Trials conducted in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city on Tuesday.Scores of ... Read more...

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Punjab youth admitted to NDA will get Rs.1 lakh


March 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 16 (IANS) Alarmed by the depleting numbers of Punjab youth opting for the armed forces, the state government Tuesday announced an incentive of Rs.1 lakh to each of those who ... Read more...

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New military secretary takes over


February 1st, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Lt.Gen. G.M. Nair Monday took over as the Indian Army's new Military Secretary, one of the eight principal advisors to the army chief. Nair takes over after the ... Read more...

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Lt General Nair takes charge as Military Secretary


February 1st, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): Lieutenant General G M Nair took charge as Military Secretary here on Monday.Lt General Nair is a recipient of the Sena Medal and Vishista Seva Medal for ... Read more...

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Court acquits four involved in IMA attack conspiracy


January 8th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A city court Friday acquitted four men accused of hatching a conspiracy to attack the Indian Military Academy (IMA) at Dehradun in 2005. It, however, held two ... Read more...

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Indian Army hosts horse show in Chandigarh


December 20th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
By Sunil SharmaChandigarh, Dec 20(ANI): The Indian Army recently hosted a horse show in Chandigarh to promote the sport and as an image building exercise among civilians.The three-day long Chandigarh Horse Show ... Read more...

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Nepal Army chief calls on Antony


December 15th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Nepali Army chief General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung Tuesday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony and discussed ways to enhance the defence cooperation between the two countries. Gurung, ... Read more...

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President Patil confers honorary title on Nepal Army Chief


December 15th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil conferred the rank of honorary General of the Indian Army on Nepal Chief of Army Staff (CoAS) General Chhatraman Singh Gurung here on ... Read more...

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India-Nepal give fresh impetus to bilateral military ties


December 14th, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India and Nepal sought to give fresh impetus to their bilateral military ties as Nepali Army chief General Chhatra Man Singh Gurung Monday received the honorary rank ... Read more...

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Terrorist threats in Dehradun


November 28th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, Nov 28 (ANI): Police Department officials have tightened the security here, after some well-known organisations and public schools in the region received threatening letters from alleged terrorists.The top brass of the ... Read more...

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Lt Gen P.C. Bhardwaj takes over as army vice chief


October 1st, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Lt Gen P.C. Bhardwaj Thursday took over as the Indian Army's new vice chief. Bhardwaj, who headed the Udhampur-based Northern Command that guards Jammu and Kashmir, replaced Lt ... Read more...

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Lieutenant General PC Bhardwaj takes over as Army Vice Chief


October 1st, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Lieutenant General PC Bhardwaj, a paratrooper, took over as Army Vice Chief here today.Lieutenant General PC Bhardwaj was commissioned into First Battalion the Parachute Regiment on ... Read more...

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Bhardwaj takes over as Indian Army vice chief Thursday


September 30th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Lt. Gen. P.C. Bhardwaj will Thursday take over as the Indian Army's new vice chief. Bhardwaj, who currently heads the Udhampur-based Northern Command that guards Jammu ... Read more...

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Indian Army Chief says Pakistan following dichotomous policy against terror


August 10th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 10 (ANI): Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor today said Pakistan was following a dichotomous policy against terror.Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a seminar here, General Kapoor ... Read more...

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Drowned IMA cadet’s body arrives to grieving parents - unembalmed


August 8th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sulthan Bathery (Kerala), Aug 8 (IANS) Sabu's poor parents and the entire village was grieving, waiting for his coffin. When it arrived, the smell of putrefying flesh inside filled them with anger ... Read more...

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What about war crimes? - Kargil hero’s family to government


July 26th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) A decade ago Captain Saurabh Kalia and five of his men were captured by insurgents in the icy hills of Kargil and tortured for days before their mutilated ... Read more...

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497 cadets pass out of IMA to join army


June 13th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 13 (IANS) As many as 497 cadets passed out of the Indian Military Academy here Saturday to be commissioned as officers in the Indian Army. Besides, 16 foreign cadets were also ... Read more...

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511 cadets pass out of Indian Military Academy


June 13th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, June 13 (ANI): 511 gentlemen cadets passed out of Indian Military Academy (IMA) at Dehradun.The historic Chetwode Drill Square of the IMA echoed with booming commands and thumping of young men, ... Read more...

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