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India’s Kashmir policy faulty: ex-governor Sinha


September 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir governor S.K. Sinha Friday accused the Indian government of scoring "self goals" in the state but not learning any lessons.Addressing a lecture ... Read more...

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People will come for erotica, not Sunny: Pooja Bhatt (Movie Snippets)


July 26th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) "Jism 2" director Pooja Bhatt feels while many people will be curious to watch Indo-Canadian porn star Sunny Leone on the big screen, many might ... Read more...

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Antony refuses to set deadline for war memorial


July 26th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As the nation celebrates the 13th anniversary of its victory in the 1999 Kargil war, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday refused to set a ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Truce violations jeopardise peace


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) India has in strong words conveyed to Pakistan its concerns over targeting of the Indian border posts by the Pakistani forces and implications of such "provocative" ... Read more...

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Pakistan ready for flag meeting after firing


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Army Friday told the Indian military that it was ready for a flag meeting on the Jammu and Kashmir border after firing between the ... Read more...

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Pakistan halts firing at LoC


June 21st, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Pakistani troops have stopped firing at Indian positions on the Jammu and Kashmir border but have not agreed to a meeting with the Indian Army, officials ... Read more...

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Dhoni visits Kargil, pays homage to martyrs of 1999


June 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 6 (IANS) Indian Cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Wednesday visited the theatre of the 1999 Kargil Conflict and wondered how Indian soldiers had pushed back Pakistanis from the ... Read more...

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Confident of Myanmar acting tough against NE rebels: India


June 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Umsaw (Meghalaya), June 1 (IANS) Union Home Secretary R.K. Singh Friday exuded confidence that the Myanmar would act against Indian rebels operating in that country."In the aftermath of our ... Read more...

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54 Indian soldiers rotting in Pakistan jails?


May 7th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A total of 54 soldiers missing in the 1965 and 1971 India-Pakistan wars are believed to be languishing in Pakistan jails, parliament was informed Monday.Despite ... Read more...

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Minefield of controversies lie in next army chief’s way (Comment)


April 15th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
When Lt Gen Bikram Singh takes over as India's 27th army chief on May 31, he will be the first ever to be elevated to the force's top job under ... Read more...

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Army ‘coup’ report fizzles out, government terms it ‘alarmist’ (Roundup)


April 4th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) The stir caused by a media report Wednesday morning about an attempted "military coup" in January turned into a whimper by the evening after ... Read more...

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Army movement was nothing unusual, says Antony (Lead)


April 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, April 4 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday denied that the Indian army had intimidated the civilian government by moving two of its units towards the capital in January ... Read more...

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India, US war drill kicks off in Rajasthan


March 5th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Indicative of their growing interoperability and comfort levels in joint operations, the Indian and US armies Monday kicked off a war drill in Rajasthan that ... Read more...

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Jayant Chaudhary’s wife is cynosure at Congress-RLD rally


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Feb 2 (IANS) Charu Chaudhary, the wife of Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary, was the cynosure of all eyes at the Ramlila Ground in Meerut as ... Read more...

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UPA plays up the Ajit-Rahul combo in Meerut


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 2 (IANS) Once rivals, now allies. The tie-up between the Congress and the Rashtriya Lok Dal is being played up in this Uttar Pradesh town ... Read more...

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Bangladesh thanks India for supporting ‘just’ war


December 16th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who fought "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the liberation forces in 1971 and thanked New Delhi for support supporting "a ... Read more...

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India remembers war heroes on 40th anniversary of 1971 war


December 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India Friday paid tributes to its martyred soldiers on the 40th anniversary of its victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that culminated in the ... Read more...

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Indian soldiers and 11.11.11.11 connection in Belgium


November 13th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Every year, at 11.11 hours Nov 11, an Indian Army team is in Ypres, Belgium, to observe the anniversary of the Armistice that ended ... Read more...

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Opium Wars sparked off Chinese nationalism: Writer Julia Lovell


August 1st, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The 19th century Opium Wars between China and Britain over the opium trade constituted the founding event of Chinese nationalism and marked the beginning ... Read more...

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Search on for new war memorial’s site: Antony


July 26th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The government Tuesday said it was searching for an "alternative site" for a new war memorial, even as it rejected a proposal from the armed ... Read more...

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Indian Army celebrates Kargil war Victory Day


July 26th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Indian Army troops across Jammu and Kashmir, operating under the Northern Command, Tuesday paid homage to the 527 soldiers who laid down their lives during the ... Read more...

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Nation must accept Netaji’s death: Biographer (Interview)


July 24th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Contrary to doubts raised about his death, historical evidence indicates that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose died in an air crash Aug 18, 1945, and the ... Read more...

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Nothing makes me happier than making films: SRK (Movie Snippets)


July 22nd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan says making films gives him unparalleled joy."...wonderful shoot today on a cool futuristic bike...simple shoot but feel there is ... Read more...

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Reopen Stilwell Road as gateway to SE Asia: Northeast CMs


July 5th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) Regional heads in India's northeast have urged the central government to reopen the historic World War II Stilwell Road, linking the region with China via ... Read more...

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Meat ration for Indian soldiers hiked


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Indian soldiers will now get to eat better quantity non-vegetarian meal on par with their officers, with the defence ministry approving a higher ration of ... Read more...

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Haryana seeks war weapons for museum


February 18th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Haryana Finance Minister Ajay Singh Yadav has urged Defence Minister A.K. Antony to allow the armed forces to donate their old and non-functional weapons for the newly constructed ... Read more...

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DRDO mosquito repellent launched for commercial use (Lead, superseding correcting name in para 4)


February 14th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A insect repellent that keeps Indian soldiers safe from mosquito bites in far-flung interiors of Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast is now commercially available for the ... Read more...

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DRDO mosquito repellent launched for commercial use


February 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A multi-insect repellent that keeps Indian soldiers safe from mosquito bites in far-flung interiors of Jammu and Kashmir and the northeast is now commercially available for the ... Read more...

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Bomb-proof boxer shorts for Indian troops to escape IED injuries


February 9th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghBangalore, Feb 9 (ANI): Bomb-proof boxer shorts, which are designed to protect the private parts, besides other armour, will help reduce Indian troop casualties and prevent horrendous life changing ... Read more...

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Haryana favours one rank, one pension scheme for ex-servicemen


February 5th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), Feb 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Saturday said that his government was in favour of one rank, one pension scheme for the ex-army personnel."I had also advocated ... Read more...

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Ancient Fatehpuri mosque to be restored to old glory (With images)


January 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Abu Zafar New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The ageing Fatehpuri mosque in Old Delhi is awaiting a much-needed facelift that can extend by some 100 years the life of one of the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh cross-border trade looking up


December 2nd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Dec.1 (ANI): Cross-border trade between India and Bangladesh is looking up, and this will go a long way in countering the threat of terrorism in the South Asian region, said Bangaldesh ... Read more...

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We can’t forget Indians’ sacrifices for us: Bangladesh minister


November 11th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 11 (IANS) Bangladesh cannot forget the sacrifices made by Indians to help it gain independence in 1971 and the two countries need to work together to resolve issues, visiting Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh FM arrives in Agartala to strengthen cross-border trade


November 10th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Nov 10 (ANI): Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived here on Wednesday to strengthen cross-border trade and allied ties between the two nations.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Minister of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh minister in India to boost trade with northeast


November 10th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 10 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni arrived in Tripura Wednesday to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury and Industry and ... Read more...

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