kargil war

PM slams opposition for stalling parliament, BJP hits back (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) On a day parliament ended its monsoon session with two-thirds of the sittings washed out, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday hit out at the ... Read more...

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India forgetting 1999 Kargil victory against Pakistan: Gen. V.P Malik (Interview)


July 29th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Thirteen years ago, the Indian Army found itself drawn into a messy low-intensity conflict with Pakistan in the icy heights of Kargil in Jammu and ... Read more...

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Giant national flag hoisted at Kargil war memorial


July 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A giant national flag was hoisted at the Kargil war memorial in Drass Friday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of India's victory in the war.Member ... 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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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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India-Pakistan break the ice on cricketing ties (Roundup)


July 16th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Monday invited Pakistan to play three One-dayers and two Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, a move that would see the arch-rivals ... Read more...

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(VM) India-Pakistan to revive cricketing ties after 5 years (Third Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India will host Pakistan for three One-dayers and Twenty20 Internationals in December-January, reviving cricketing ties amongst the arch-rivals after a gap of five ... Read more...

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Courage, war & Allah on bookshelf (IANS Books this Week)


June 9th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) This week, the book case is a mixed narrative of valour, jihad, conspiracy and Allah. Browse with IANS....1.Book: "A Soldier's General: The Autobiography"; Written by ... Read more...

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Hard decisions will have to be taken: Chidambaram on NCTC


May 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram has said the government will take a "hard decision" on the controversial National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) given the terror ... Read more...

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‘Indian defence procurement system still not perfect’


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With time and cost escalations plaguing military acquisitions, Financial Advisor (Defence Services) A.K. Chopra admitted Wednesday that the procurement systems are still far from being ... 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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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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India, Pakistan should focus on non-Kashmir issues: Sartaj Aziz (Interview)


March 11th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Sartaj Aziz, a former Pakistani foreign and finance minister, says India and Pakistan should focus on resolving "doable non-Kashmir issues" like Siachen and Sir Creek ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief’s Israel visit postponed


February 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, General V.K. Singh's visit to Israel, this country's second largest military supplier, planned for March 16-18, has been indefinitely postponed, an ... Read more...

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Indian Navy to induct 24 long range maritime reconnaissance aircraft


December 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) The Indian Navy will acquire 12 more long range maritime reconnaissance (LRMR) aircraft in addition to the 12 Boeing P-8I aircraft already ordered or ... Read more...

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IDSA invites nomination for Subrahmanyam award


October 12th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Strategic affairs think-tank Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA) Wednesday invited nominations for the K. Subrahmanyam Award for research on strategic and security issues. The ... Read more...

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Jointness with army, navy is way forward, says IAF


October 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Ghaziabad), Oct 8 (IANS) Keeping aside all differences with the army and the navy over operational and administrative matters, the Indian Air Force (IAF) Saturday said it was convinced ... Read more...

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Kargil to be a major air base by 2016


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Learning lessons from the 1999 war with Pakistan, India is all set to develop the Kargil airfield as a fullfledged transport base by 2016, by ... Read more...

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(After 2)Mamata’s patriotic song becomes swansong for ex-servicemen


September 18th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Former railway minister Mamata Bannerjee's patriotic song for the country's armed forces and promise of railway jobs for ex-servicemen became quite a hook for many ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: CBI to question Deshmukh


September 7th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plans to examine Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scandal, an ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea of armyman’s widow for relief


August 28th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has dismissed the plea of an armyman's widow seeking direction to the defence ministry to grant her ex-gratia relief for her ... Read more...

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Pakistan should get over its obsession with India: Daily


August 16th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) It is time for Pakistan to get over its obsession with India, said a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the Daily Times Tuesday said despite the ... Read more...

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Pledge to be responsible citizens: TV stars


August 15th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) TV actors, whose popularity with the masses now rival movie stars, exhorted the youth to become more responsible citizens of the country on its Independence ... Read more...

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Varthaman IAF’s Eastern Air Command chief


August 1st, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 1 (IANS) Air Marshal S. Varthaman Monday took over as chief of the Indian Air Force' Eastern Air Command Monday, a defence official here said.Varthaman took over the ... Read more...

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CBI questions Shinde in Adarsh scam


July 31st, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde is being questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Mumbai's Adarsh Housing Society scam, sources said ... Read more...

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‘Indian military lacks IT-networking capability’


July 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Once again opposing the proposal for a five-star officer as the chief of defence staff (CDS), the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal ... 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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Dialogue with Pakistan will continue: Defence Minister


July 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ahead of foreign minister-level talks with Pakistan, India Tuesday said it will continue to hold dialogue with its neighbour to resolve pending issues despite problems ... Read more...

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Vajpayee also indicted in 2G scam, Congress tells BJP


July 26th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A day after the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) targetted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and then finance minister P. Chidambaram over A. Raja's statement ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Sinha named IDS chief


June 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Vice Admiral Sekhar Sinha, the senior-most naval aviator, has been named the new chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) after a delay of nearly ... Read more...

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IAF to soon decide on bidder for Mirage upgrade


June 15th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 15 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon select the lowest bidder for upgrading its Mirage-2000 combat jet fleet as part of its modernisation programme, the air ... Read more...

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IAF against creating CDS ‘in present format’


May 11th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Wednesday opposed creating, "in the present format", the post of a chief of defence staff (CDS) above the armed forces ... Read more...

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India can be fourth most-powerful nation by 2025: Krishna


April 19th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) India can emerge as the world's fourth most-powerful nation by 2025, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday while releasing a government-sponsored National Security Index ... Read more...

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Kerala CM Achutanandan backs out when issues need to be resolved: Antony


April 11th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Apr 11 (ANI): Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony on Monday criticized Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achutanandan saying that he backs out when issues need to be resolved.Citing the Adarsh Housing Society ... Read more...

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A list of the scandals that hit UPA government


March 17th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) A brief look at the series of scams that have hit the Congress-led UPA government so far.The cash-for-vote scam:The opposition slammed ... Read more...

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