kargil conflict

Kargil martyrs remembered on Vijay Diwas


July 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A solemn ceremony was held at the Chinar Corps headquarters here Thursday to commemorate the heroes of the 1999 Kargil conflict on the 13th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Kargil martyr’s parents look to SC, president for hope


July 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 26 (IANS) It has been 13 years since their son was killed in the Kargil conflict and they were handed his mutilated body. On Thursday, ... 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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FAQs on Bofors guns and graft row


April 25th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
* What is the Bofors scandal?In the late 1980s, there were media reports of Swedish arms producer AB Bofors having paid Rs.65 crore (approximately $12 million) as kickbacks to top Indian ... Read more...

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Four get bail in Adarsh housing scam (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Four men accused in the Mumbai Adrash housing scam were given bail Tuesday by a special court after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) made fresh ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Three arrested, more likely


March 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday arrested three people in connection with the Adarsh Housing Society scam, over a week after being rapped by the ... Read more...

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Why no action against officials in Adarsh scam: Court


March 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday rapped the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for not initiating action against government officials involved in the Adarsh housing society scam."When ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ex-legislator, three arrested (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested four people, including former Maharashtra Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal V. Gidwani, his son, a tax consultant and a lawyer of the probe ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ex-legislator, CBI lawyer nabbed for graft


March 6th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested former Maharashtra Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal V. Gidwani, who is one of the promoters of the scam-hit Adarsh housing society, and a lawyer ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Court grants relief to ED chief


March 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The enforcement directorate (ED) chief was Monday granted exemption from personal appearance before the Bombay High Court in a case related to the scam-ridden Adarsh housing ... Read more...

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Chinar Corps celebrates 96th raising day


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Raised this day at Port Said in Egypt in 1916, the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps of the Indian Army celebrated its 96th raising day Thursday.Floral tributes were ... Read more...

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Indian-origin British lawyer fights for Kargil martyr


December 11th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 11 (IANS) Twelve years after the Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan, a new 'battle' is on - to get justice for an Indian Army officer ... Read more...

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India’s Andaman military command completes a decade


October 9th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India's Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), a tri-services military formation based in Port Blair, has completed a decade of its existence and has over the ... Read more...

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Air Marshal Vashisht becomes IAF maintenance chief


October 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Air Marshal R.K. Vashisht, a Kargil conflict hero and the senior-most aeronautical engineer of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Saturday took over as the air ... Read more...

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Govt.’s foreign policy has surrendered against Pakistan, says BJP


April 14th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): Terming the Indian foreign policy as one of meek 'surrender', the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday asked the ruling Congress Party to discontinue bilateral talks ... Read more...

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Farewell Jassal


March 16th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Mar.16 (ANI): Nobody quite tied his pagdi (turban) as perfectly as Raminder Jassal. Each pleat ran parallel and was tucked tight, and even at the end of a ... Read more...

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Turkey flying in Indian envoy’s body


March 12th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) In a gesture underlining closer ties with India, the Turkish government has provided a military plane to ferry the body of the deceased Indian ambassador ... Read more...

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India’s envoy in Turkey dies of cancer (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India's ambassador to Turkey Raminder Singh Jassal Friday died in Ankara due to cancer, the second Indian envoy killed by the deadly disease in the ... Read more...

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Cancer claims another Indian diplomat


March 11th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India's Ambassador to Turkey, Raminder Singh Jassal, has died due to cancer, the second Indian envoy killed by the deadly disease in the last one ... Read more...

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Ex-judge, bureaucrat to probe Adarsh scam (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday appointed a two-member committee, comprising a retired high court judge and a retired chief secretary, to probe into various aspects of the controversial Adarsh ... 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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Congress axes Chavan, Kalmadi before winter session (Afternoon Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Hoping to blunt the opposition's attack, the Congress Tuesday moved swiftly to axe tainted leaders Ashok Chavan as Maharashtra chief minister and Suresh Kalmadi as secretary ... Read more...

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I am innocent, says Ashok Chavan (Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Declaring his innocence, outgoing Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Tuesday said he still enjoyed the confidence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and an inquiry into the Adarsh ... Read more...

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I still enjoy the confidence of Sonia Gandhi: Chavan


November 9th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Ashok Chavan, who resigned as Maharashtra chief minister, said Tuesday that he still enjoyed the confidence of Congress president Sonia Gandhi."I have been informed that pending inquiry, ... Read more...

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Congress asks Chavan to quit as Maharashtra chief minister (Second Lead)


November 9th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Tuesday stepped down after the Congress leadership accepted his resignation following allegations of his connections with the Adarsh housing scam.Chavan, ... Read more...

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Sack Ashok Chavan ministry, demands Maharashtra opposition


November 1st, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) A delegation of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Shiv Sena in Maharashtra Monday urged Governor K. Sankaranarayanan to sack the government headed by Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Chavan heads back to Mumbai


November 1st, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan, who had offered to resign over the Adarsh housing society scam, left here for Mumbai Monday morning with no decision on ... Read more...

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Musharraf responsible for Kargil conflict: Ex-ISI chief


November 1st, 2010 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf and his close associates were responsible for the 1999 Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan, the then chief of Pakistani ... Read more...

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Need more time for probe: Pranab Mukherjee


October 31st, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said he and Defence Minister A.K. Antony needed more time to look into the Mumbai housing society controversy, as directed ... Read more...

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Opposition parties to meet governor for Chavan’s sack


October 31st, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Maharashtra opposition parties will meet Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Monday to demand sacking of the Ashok Chavan government in the wake of the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam ... Read more...

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PM declines comment on Ashok Chavan


October 30th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain On Board Air India One, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday declined comment on a housing scam involving Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan."I am not familiar with ... Read more...

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Dismiss Maharashtra government: Uddhav Thackeray


October 30th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Citing lapses in allotment of flats in a Mumbai highrise and various other corruption issues, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Saturday said it would be apt ... Read more...

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Chavan offers to quit on housing scam, Sonia orders probe (Second Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday offered to resign over allotment of flats in Mumbai meant for war heroes to unauthorised people during a meeting with ... Read more...

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BJP demands immediate sacking of Chavan


October 30th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday called for the immediate sacking of Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan over the alleged allotment of flats in Mumbai originally ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Nawaz’s party lists charges against Musharraf


October 12th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led by former prime minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday put out a list of charges, which includes the Kargil conflict, ... Read more...

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