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Coup story was blown out of proportion: Army chief


May 26th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the story that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two key army units ... Read more...

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‘Deep’ government-army trust deficit: Advani


April 6th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Friday said the Indian Express report on the government getting spooked by an army movement highlighted ... Read more...

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Army chief calls coup report ‘absolutely stupid’


April 5th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 5 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Thursday dismissed as "absolutely stupid" a report that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two ... 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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Ridiculous, irresponsible, say ex-chiefs of report


April 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) "Ridiculous," "irresponsible", "contemptible" and "mischief" were the common refrain of several former armed forces chiefs, senior officials and strategic analysts on the sensational media ... Read more...

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Indian Army officer under scanner after honey-trapped by Pakistan (Lead)


December 20th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) In a major embarrassment, a lieutenant colonel from the Indian Army was reportedly caught in a "honey trap" by Pakistani intelligence agencies that forced him ... Read more...

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Russia, Italy start anti-terror naval drill


November 8th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Italy have started a joint naval exercise in the Ionian Sea off Italy's southeast coast to practice counter-terrorism and anti-piracy operations.In the drill ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. Campose is 12 Corps commander


June 6th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Lieutenant General Philip Campose, a Mechanised Infantry officer, has taken over as the new commander of the Jodhpur-based 12 'Konark' Corps, an army press release ... Read more...

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UK troops on standby for deployment in crisis-hit Libya


March 5th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar.5 (ANI): British troops have reportedly been put on stand-by for deployment to Libya if the crisis in the country worsens.A Daily Telegraph report quoted sources as saying that ... 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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India-England clash will be a battle in the trenches (Preview of India’s group)


February 24th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar India will be taking on a high-flying England, winners of the 2009 European Championships with back-to-back wins against the Netherlands (semi-finals) and World champions Germany (final), on March 6 in ... Read more...

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A World War II re-enactment where Germany emerged victorious


September 21st, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep. 21 (ANI): After a fierce gun battle involving heavy artillery, mortars and plenty of explosions, Germans forced the Allies to surrender during a re-enactment of World War II at New ... Read more...

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Over 5,000 pirates operate off Somali coast: Russian Navy


July 19th, 2009 - 2:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (RIA Novosti) At least five large groups of pirates totalling over 5,000 people are operating in the Gulf of Aden, the first deputy chief of the Russian Navy General ... Read more...

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Baltic countries plan joint infantry force


December 5th, 2008 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Vilnius, Dec 5 (DPA) Defence ministers from the three small Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania met in Birstonas, Lithuania, Thursday to discuss plans to pool their armed forces and create ... Read more...

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American war resister told to leave Canada


August 14th, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Canada Wednesday ordered the first American resister to the Iraq war, who deserted his army unit before being sent to the war zone and defected here, to leave ... Read more...

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