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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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Put past behind and look forward: Kayani


August 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) No one is perfect and everyone makes mistakes, admitted Pakistan's powerful army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani. He stressed: "We will have to put the past ... Read more...

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AMU lodges FIR against 27 for using unfair means


July 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) The Aligarh Muslim University has lodged a police complaint and demanded stern action against 27 candidates who used unfair means or impersonators for admission ... Read more...

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Medvedev orders to build new aircraft plant


June 10th, 2012 - 9:50 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered for construction of an aircraft manufacturing plant for producing tactical transport aircraft in Kazan city, said Defence Minister ... Read more...

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Army chief can face action for defamation, rules court


May 24th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday ruled that the central government cannot be asked to withdraw a press release issued by the army, and that disciplinary ... Read more...

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Top US official visits UAE


May 21st, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 21 (IANS/WAM) Rand Beers, US undersecretary of homeland security for the National Protection and Programs Directorate, is currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ... Read more...

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Press release issued by army: Government to court


May 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The central government Monday told Delhi High Court that a March 5 press release, containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh was issued by ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Second Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next Indian Army chief.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh will ... Read more...

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SC dismisses plea against Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh (Lead)


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a petition challenging the appointment of Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh as the next chief of army staff.Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh ... Read more...

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UAE, Iraqi army chiefs meet


April 8th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 8 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Iraq have discussed new ways to enhance their military cooperation.The issues were discussed during a meeting between UAE's Chief ... Read more...

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High court seeks government’s clarification on Tejinder Singh’s plea (Lead)


March 30th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday asked the government to clarify whether the press release issued on March 5 containing allegations against Lt. Gen. (retired) Tejinder ... Read more...

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Court takes cognisance of Tejinder Singh’s defamation case (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday took cognisance of a defamation case filed by Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh against army chief Gen V.K. Singh, who has ... Read more...

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Tejinder Singh files defamation case against army chief (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh Tuesday filed a criminal defamation case against army chief Gen V.K. Singh in a Delhi court following allegations of bribery ... Read more...

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Gilani names Zaheerul Islam as new ISI chief


March 10th, 2012 - 8:59 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has named Lt. Gen. Zaheerul Islam as the new director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).Corps Commander Karachi Lt. Gen. ... Read more...

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LOC fencing extensively damaged by heavy snowfall, says commander


February 25th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 25 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday said the fencing along the Line of Control (LoC) was severely damaged in heavy snowfall this year as it also paid ... Read more...

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Dubai, Sudan police sign cooperation protocol


February 10th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Feb 9 (IANS/WAM) Police of Dubai and Sudan have signed a protocol for extending cooperation in the technological, technical, training and information exchange areas.The deal was signed between Lt. ... Read more...

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UAE Chief of Staff meets US counterpart


February 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS/WAM) Chief of Staff of the UAE Armed Forces Lt. General Hamad Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi has met with his US counterpart Gen. Martin E. Dempsey to ... Read more...

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Everyone wants democracy in Pakistan: Gilani


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) All stakeholders in the country favour democracy in Pakistan and "no one has a desire to violate the constitution", Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily castigates Gilani for flip-flop


January 27th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) Retracting statements is a form of appeasement, a daily said Friday, referring to "unpredictable" Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's u-turn after calling the army chief ... Read more...

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Iran offers military cooperation to Iraq


December 27th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 26 (IANS) Iran has expressed its willingness to extend military and security cooperation to its one-time foe Iraq, a media report said.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff ... Read more...

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UAE-US officials discuss military cooperation


December 11th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and the US have discussed ways to develop mutual cooperation in the fields of military coordination, training and exchange of expertise.The ... Read more...

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China to give squadron of J10-B fighters to Pakistan


July 30th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Taking bilateral defence relations to a new high, China will give Pakistan a squadron of the advanced J-10B fighter aircraft, a media report said.The offer was ... Read more...

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Pakistani general to discuss ties with China


July 18th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) A top Pakistan Army officer is in China to hold talks to further strengthen defence cooperation, it was reported here Monday.Chief of General Staff of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Indonesia expects to double trade with India


July 12th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Bilateral trade between India and Indonesia will double by 2015 to reach $25 billion, the country's ambassador to India said Tuesday.Addressing an interactive session at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan builds missile boats with China’s help


July 12th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan has begun to construct missile boats with China's cooperation, an official said.The missile boats would be armed with anti-surface missiles, automatic guns and weapons systems, ... Read more...

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Antony to visit Saudi Arabia, Qatar


May 4th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): In an endeavor to boost bilateral defence cooperation between India and its important partners in the Gulf, Defence Minister AK Antony will embark on a three-day ... Read more...

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Thailand and Cambodia agree to ceasefire


April 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK, THAILAND (BNO NEWS) -- The governments of Thailand and Cambodia on Thursday agreed to a ceasefire almost a week after they their border clashes begun, officials said.Thai national army chief General ... Read more...

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India-China to hold joint military exercise soon


April 13th, 2011 - 2:27 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): India-China defence exchanges are on track and both the countries would soon be expanding their relationship in this sphere, with holding of joint military exercise after ... Read more...

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India closely monitoring security at its borders: Krishna


April 6th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) India is "closely and regularly" monitoring developments along its borders to ensure the safety of the people, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Tuesday.He ... Read more...

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Gilani approves one-year extension to Pasha as ISI chief


March 15th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved an extension to Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha as director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence for a period of ... Read more...

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ISI chief Pasha to get another extension in office, confirms Mukhtar


March 13th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 13(ANI): Pakistan's Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar has confirmed that Lieutenant-General Ahmed Shuja Pasha will get another extension as director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence.Mukhtar stopped short of mentioning the period ... Read more...

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ISI chief’s tenure to be extended: Pak Defence Minister


March 12th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar. 12 (ANI): Pakistan's Defence Minister Ahmed Mukhtar on Saturday said that the tenure of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director-General Lt. General Ahmed Shuja Pasha is being extended.Interacting with media here, ... Read more...

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ISI chief Pasha may get another extension in office


March 11th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Lieutenant-General Ahmed Shuja Pasha, the director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence, may get another extension in office.Already on a year-long extension given to him in March 2010 after reaching ... Read more...

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Pakistan spy agency chief may get another extension


March 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan spy chief Lt. General Ahmed Shuja Pasha may get another extension when his present term comes to an end March 18, a media report ... Read more...

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