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Indian soldiers’ sacrifices in liberating Haifa remembered


September 24th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Haifa, Sep 24 (IANS) A moving ceremony to remember some 900 Indian soldiers who laid down their lives in liberating this Israeli port city during World War I was held for the ... Read more...

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‘Red Alert’, ‘Border’ are films you need to do: Suniel Shetty (With Image)


August 23rd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Suniel Shetty takes pride in doing issue-based movies like the recent "Red Alert: The War Within" and the 1997 hit "Border" as they ... Read more...

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India building memorial for Bangladesh war heroes


August 20th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) India is building an ambitious edifice and a park in Tripura in memory of Indian soldiers and Bangladeshi freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives during ... Read more...

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Two held for attacking Indian peacekeepers in Congo


August 19th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kinshasa, Aug 19 (IANS) Military officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo Thursday said they have detained two suspects allegedly involved in the attack on Indian peacekeepers, which left three soldiers dead ... Read more...

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UN condemns killing of Indian peacekeepers in Congo


August 19th, 2010 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon has offered his "sincere condolences" to the Indian government and families of the three Indian soldiers who were killed Wednesday in an ... Read more...

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Three Indian peacekeepers killed, seven hurt in Congo (Lead)


August 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Three Indian soldiers serving with the UN peacekeeping force in the Congo were killed and seven injured when their camp was ambushed by rebels early Wednesday, the ... Read more...

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India, Myanmar pact on combating terror hailed in northeast


July 29th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, July 29 (IANS) A strategic pact signed between India and Myanmar has been hailed in the country's northeast as a major step forward in combating terror ... Read more...

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Remembering Kargil heroes, 11 years after victory


July 25th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The nation will Monday remember its soldiers who were killed in the summer of 1999 while protecting the Kargil heights in Jammu and Kashmir from Pakistani ... Read more...

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British royalty to honour India’s WW-I soldiers


July 16th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Over 95 years after they sacrificed their lives for the British Indian Army in World War I, over 4,700 Indian soldiers will be honoured by the ... Read more...

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Dipu Moni to visit Tripura to boost Indo-Bangla trade


July 15th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni will visit Tripura in September to boost cross-border trade and business with India's eight northeastern states. "During Dipu Moni's visit, strategies to further improve ... Read more...

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48 years after death, soldier’s remains sent home


July 10th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tinsukia (Assam), July 10 (IANS) Forty-eight years after he fell to the advancing Chinese army in the dizzy Himalayan heights of Arunachal Pradesh, the remains of 'sepoy' (soldier) Karam Chand were Saturday ... Read more...

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Pakistan violates ceasefire, two Kashmiri civilians killed (Second Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two civilian porters were killed and two Indian soldiers injured Sunday in unprovoked firing by Pakistani troopers near Jammu and Kashmir's Machil border sector, violating the ... Read more...

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Firing from Pakistan kills two Kashmiri civilians (Lead)


June 20th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two civilian porters were killed and two Indian soldiers injured Sunday in unprovoked firing from Pakistan near Jammu and Kashmir's Machil border sector, officials said. "There was ... Read more...

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Firing from Pakistan kills two civilians


June 20th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Two civilian porters were killed and two Indian soldiers injured Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir in firing from Pakistan, officials said. "There was firing from the Pakistani side ... Read more...

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Two Indian soldiers die in Pakistani fire (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 18 ( IANS) Two Indian soldiers were killed Tuesday evening when heavy firing from Pakistan destroyed an army truck moving near the border in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, military ... Read more...

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Two Indian soldiers die in Pakistani firing (Lead)


May 18th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 18 (IANS) Two Indian soldiers were killed Tuesday evening as their vehicle came under gunfire from Pakistan across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, military sources ... Read more...

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Five guerrillas, two soldiers die in Kashmir gunfight (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Five separatist guerrillas and two Indian soldiers were killed in heavy fighting in a forest area in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said Friday. The deaths took place ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Army chief visits Leh


March 16th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Army chief General Mohammad Abdul Mubeen, who is the first army chief of an Islamic country to visit the strategically located Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir, ... Read more...

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IAF’s AN-32 modernisation to start in March


February 23rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jun 17 (ANI): Ukraine will start upgrading the Indian Air Force's medium lift AN-32 cargo aircraft in March.Antonov Aircraft Company, headquartered at Kiev, will give the eponymous 20-tonne-capacity aircraft ... Read more...

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Villagers displaced from India’s Line of Control return after eight years


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch, Feb 23 (ANI): Around 300 villagers of Deri village, near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, who had fled their homes to escape Pakistani shelling in ... Read more...

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Army Chief on four-day official visit to Maldives


February 10th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff General Deepak Kapoor will be undertaking four-day official visit to Maldives that begins on Thursday.The Army Chief during his visit (Feb. 11 ... Read more...

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Radio programme for soldiers going strong since WW II


January 26th, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A radio programme started during World War II for Indian soldiers posted in Afghanistan has not only gone from strength to strength but has also ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists begin anti-India campaign


January 11th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) Ahead of Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's first official visit to Nepal, former Maoist guerrillas Monday kicked off an anti-India campaign, accusing the southern neighbour of grabbing ... Read more...

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DRDO fully focussed on enhancing self-reliance in military hardware: Antony


December 16th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony assured the Parliament on Wednesday that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is fully focussed towards enhancing self-reliance in military hardware.Antony, ... Read more...

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National War Memorial should be reality soon, says Antony


December 16th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) A National War Memorial would be constructed soon, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday on the 38th anniversary of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 ... Read more...

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Brit Indians pay tribute to martyred World War Indian soldiers


November 14th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.14 (ANI): A crowded meeting organised by the National Council of British Indians in a packed Committee Room of the House Commons paid tribute to thousands of Indian soldiers killed and ... Read more...

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Rudd’s wife first foreign woman dignitary to lay wreath at India Gate


November 12th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's wife Therese Rein laid a wreath at the India Gate memorial to the "unknown soldier" Thursday, becoming first foreign female dignitary ... Read more...

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Remembrance Day: UK backs India’s Security Council aspirations


November 12th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Nov 12 (IANS) Britain renewed its support to India's ambition to be a permanent member of the UN Security Council as a host of politicians joined ex-servicemen ... Read more...

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India announces $263-mn credit for Congo


October 29th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) India Thursday said it will offer $263 million line of credit for three projects in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and also set up an IT ... Read more...

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Speeding train crashes into stationary train, 23 die (Intro Roundup)


October 21st, 2009 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed when a speeding train rammed into a stationary passenger train from behind in the Uttar Pradesh city of Mathura early ... Read more...

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Sardar Patel had warned Nehru against China, says Modi


October 1st, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Oct 1(ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had warned first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru against China in November 1950.Modi ... Read more...

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Chinese scare turns into election issue in Arunachal


September 28th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Itanagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Two major allies of the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government at the centre are raking up the Chinese incursion issue in the run ... Read more...

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China cannot do a 1962, border villagers say


September 26th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) Sewang Lama, a businessman, was 11 years old when India and China fought a border war in 1962, with Chinese troops advancing ... Read more...

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India gets serious, NSA calls meet over Chinese incursions


September 16th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With recent Chinese incursions creating anxiety in India, National Security Adviser M.K. Narayanan has convened a high-level meeting of top officials Thursday to formulate an appropriate response ... Read more...

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India denies firing by Chinese troops across LAC


September 15th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India Tuesday denied a media report about two Indian soldiers getting injured in firing by Chinese troops in Sikkim recently. "A media report about two ITBP (Indo-Tibetan ... Read more...

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