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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Blast near government office in Imphal


September 14th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 13 (IANS) Manipur's outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday exploded a powerful bomb near the office of India's spy agency here, police said. No one was injured in ... Read more...

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Powerful grenade found in Manipur secretariat


September 12th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 12 (IANS) A powerful grenade was recovered Wednesday from inside the high-security zone of the Manipur secretariat, police said.The explosive, wrapped in a piece of cloth, was found ... Read more...

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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Top PLA rebel arrested in Meghalaya


September 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) A top rebel of the outlawed People's Liberation Army of Manipur was arrested from eastern Meghalaya near the Bangladesh border, an official said Wednesday.Athokpam Surchandra Singh, ... Read more...

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High expectations from Chinese minister’s India trip: Daily


September 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) Expectations from the visit of Defence Minister Liang Guanglie to India are running high, said a daily that claimed "outsiders with ulterior motives dislike" that the ... Read more...

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India, China to resume joint military exercises (Roundup)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India and China Tuesday agreed to resume joint military exercises at the earliest and boost security ties in the border areas, a source of occasional ... Read more...

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`Chinese military diplomacy to reduce India’s concerns’


September 4th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) The Chinese military's diplomacy will help reduce miscalculations amid territorial disputes and concerns of neighbours, analysts said as Defence Minister Liang Guanglie visits India.China Daily ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister to visit India


August 30th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Wednesday began a three-day Asian tour that will also take him to India.Liang will be the first Chinese defence minister to ... Read more...

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China willing to promote military ties with US


August 25th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) China is willing to work with the US to properly handle their differences and promote stable and sound development of military-to-military ties, a senior Chinese army ... Read more...

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31 killed in Sudanese plane crash


August 19th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Aug 19 (IANS) A total of 31 passengers were killed Sunday when a Sudanese civil plane carrying a ministerial delegation crashed in the country's South Kordofan state, Xinhua reported.The ... Read more...

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Some countries are provoking China: daily


August 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Neighbouring countries with territorial disputes were trying to infringe upon China's sovereignty, a commentary in a Chinese newspaper said Wednesday.These countries "are taking advantage of the ... Read more...

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China not for war in South China Sea


August 1st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) The Chinese military has denied that Beijing is preparing for war to defend territory in the South China Sea.Defence ministry spokesman Geng Yansheng was speaking Tuesday ... Read more...

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China’s defence minister likely to visit India


July 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Ahead of the once-in-a-decade leadership transition in Beijing, India and China are looking to step up defence ties, with China proposing a visit by its ... Read more...

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‘Chinese army poses no threat to any nation’


July 31st, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) China's military development does not target or pose a threat to any nation, said a senior Chinese army officer Tuesday."The development of the Chinese armed forces ... Read more...

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Chinese military base in South China Sea


July 23rd, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) China will deploy a military garrison at its newly established administrative base in Sansha city in South China Sea, a media report said Monday.China's Central Military ... Read more...

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China allows private investment in defence sector


July 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) China has pledged to open its defence-related industries to private capital in a "fair and safe manner", according to an investment guideline unveiled by the government ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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China considering more joint military exercises with India


June 25th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) China is considering India's proposal for holding the third round of joint military exercises, codenamed Hand-in-Hand, and this is at the "working level discussions" stage, a ... Read more...

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Liu is first Chinese woman in space


June 16th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 16 (IANS) Liu Yang, a former Chinese air force pilot, became the country's first female astronaut Saturday evening as she along with two male colleagues blasted off into ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant held in Odisha port town


May 29th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) A member of Manipur extremist group People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been arrested in an Odisha town, police said Tuesday.S.S. Angou, aged about 40 years, was ... Read more...

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China searches for actor to play model citizen


May 18th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 18 (IANS) A Chinese movie is finding it hard to find an actor, not taller than 5'10", for performing the role of country's model citizen Lei Feng, ... Read more...

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China denies readying for war with Philippines


May 12th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) China Saturday denied that it was preparing to go to war with the Philippines.China's defence ministry denied reports that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) units had ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister in US to boost military ties


May 11th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister Liang Guanglie Thursday visited the United States Military Academy (USMA) at West Point, presenting to its library more than 200 copies of ... Read more...

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China warns Philippines over island row


May 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) China's military daily Thursday warned the Philippines, saying it won't allow anyone to take the sovereignty of the Huangyan Island away from Beijing.The PLA Daily said: ... Read more...

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China, Russia hold joint naval exercise


April 22nd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) China and Russia Sunday began a joint naval exercise that will focus on maritime defence.Russian Naval Deputy Chief of Staff Rear Admiral Leonid Sukhanov announced here ... Read more...

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Sudan against holding talks with Juba over oil


April 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 21 (IANS) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has vowed neither to hold any talks with South Sudan over the oil issue nor allow the latter to transport oil through ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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Agni-V can hit targets 8,000 km away, says Chinese expert (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese military experts feel that there is more to India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said ... Read more...

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Agni-V can reach targets 8,000 km away: Chinese researcher


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese experts feel that there is to more India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile ... Read more...

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US, China engaging in cyber war games: Report


April 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) US and Chinese officials have been "discreetly engaging" in cyber war games in a bid to prevent military escalation between the two countries if either felt ... Read more...

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China assists Pakistan avalanche victim search


April 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 14 (IANS) China is assisting in the search for 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are entombed in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their camp ... Read more...

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India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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Chinese daily stresses political discipline


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) A commentary published Tuesday in the official newspaper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has stressed strict political discipline and the party's absolute leadership over the ... Read more...

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