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Indian Army regiment completes arduous trek to Ladakh’s Zanskar

February 12th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 12 (IANS) A group of Indian Army personnel have completed an arduous trek to the snowbound and cut-off Zanskar Valley in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region through an ... Read more...

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No threat from China, Arunachal border peaceful: Dorjee Khandu

November 10th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 10 (IANS) The situation along the India-China border is "peaceful" and Arunachal Pradesh does not face any Chinese threat as of now, Chief Minister Dorjee Khandu said Wednesday."The situation ... Read more...

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First living service member in Iraq or Afghan war to be awarded Medal of Honor

September 10th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama on Thursday spoke with Staff Sergeant Salvatore A. Giunta to inform him that he will be awarded the Medal of Honor for acts of ... Read more...

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Army chief to be honorary colonel of Brigade of the Guards

July 12th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Gen. V.K. Singh will Wednesday take over as the honorary colonel of the Brigade of the Guards, an elite regiment of the Indian Army he heads. An army ... Read more...

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U.S. soldier who died in Afghanistan identified

June 9th, 2010 - 4:14 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Department of Defense announced Tuesday the death and identification of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.2nd Lt. Michael E. McGahan, 23, of Orlando, Florida ... Read more...

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Colorado-based soldier from Michigan killed in Afghanistan

April 22nd, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A Colorado-based soldier from Michigan was killed in southern Afghanistan last week, the U.S. Department of Defense confirmed on Wednesday.Sergeant Michael K. Ingram Jr., 23, of Monroe, ... Read more...

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Video released of US soldier captured in Afghanistan

April 8th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 8 (IANS/AKI) The Taliban have released a new video which appears to show an American soldier captured in Afghanistan in June last year. On the video, Idaho National Guard ... Read more...

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Hitler’s Berlin bunker carpet found in Yorkshire museum

February 2nd, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): A piece of carpet that was in Adolf Hitler's Berlin bunker has been found in a Yorkshire museum.The piece had been taken from the underground lair in 1945 ... Read more...

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Now, Indians joining British Army to beat Taliban

October 18th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 18 (ANI): Indians are now rushing to join the British Army to fight the Taliban.They will be entitled to sign up as Commonwealth nationals.The current trend can be attributed ... Read more...

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Three suspected terrorists arrested in Iraq’s Basra province

August 18th, 2009 - 9:37 pm ICT by admin
BASRA, Iraq (BNO NEWS) -- Several explosions were struck near the Contingency Operating Base Basra in Iraq on Monday evening, officials say. Three suspects have been arrested.The explosions were heard at around ... Read more...

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Taliban awaiting US response on captured American soldier

August 10th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul (Afghanistan), Aug.10 (ANI): Taliban leader Mullah Omar's council is reportedly waiting for a response from the United States to its demands before deciding on the fate of a captured American ... Read more...

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Joint Indo-UK Army exercise ends today

September 19th, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 19 (ANI): The joint exercise between Indian and British troops being held at the Land Warfare Centre in the Salisbury plains in UK ended today.Mechanized Infantry troops of ... Read more...

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Royal Air Force sends out condoms to attract 20,000 recruits

May 14th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
London, May 14 (ANI): Top brass of the Royal Air Force are sending out condoms to 20,000 young men in a recruitment drive. They are mounted on cards with the slogan: ... Read more...

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US military officials question reliability of Pak, Afghan soldiers

April 5th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): US military officials fighting the Taliban along the Pakistan-Afghanistan border are learnt to have said that both the Afghan and Pakistani soldiers were unreliable, and that the ... Read more...

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US troops view Pak Frontier Corps as facilitator of infiltration

April 4th, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Pakistan's Frontier Corps, which mans several border checkpoints, is viewed as nearly an enemy force and an active facilitators of infiltration by US troops fighting in Afghanistan. ... Read more...

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General Deepak Kapoor takes over as Honorary Colonel of the Guards

January 24th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): General Deepak Kapoor, Chief of the Army Staff, has taken over the Honorary Colonel of the Brigade of the Guards, from Lieutenant General OP Nandrajog. General Kapoor said ... Read more...

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