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Rohtang Pass reopens for traffic


August 6th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Manali, Aug 6 (IANS) Rohtang Pass, the crucial high altitude road link between Manali and Keylong in Himachal Pradesh, has been re-opened for traffic after remaining closed for two days ... Read more...

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Police, army trade charges over Pune fracas (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pune/New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Indian Army and Pune police Wednesday blamed each other for the Tuesday clash between a traffic constable and two officers from the College of ... Read more...

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Army personnel booked for assaulting traffic constable (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Pune police Wednesday registered a complaint against over 30 army personnel for assaulting a traffic police constable here. The army has ordered an inquiry into the ... Read more...

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Army personnel booked for assaulting traffic constable


February 1st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 1 (IANS) Pune police have registered a complaint against over 30 army personnel Wednesday, a day after they assaulted a traffic police constable here, an official said."Initially two ... Read more...

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National Defence Academy wary of security threat from illegal shops


September 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Sep 28 (IANS) Premier tri-services training institution National Defence Academy (NDA) here has locked horns with Pune's civic agency over alleged lax action against illegal commercial constructions close to ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Maharashtra rights panel member resigns


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Subhash Lalla, Maharashtra State Human Rights Commission (MSHRC) member and former secretary to the then chief minister, Monday tendered his resignation to Governor K. Sankaranarayanan, maintaining that he ... Read more...

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S. Ravi Shankar to head Border Roads


October 27th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Lieutenant General S. Ravi Shankar Wednesday was appointed the 21st Director General of Border Roads, the defence ministry said.Before joining Border Roads, he was serving as additional ... Read more...

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A-G report unearths massive irregularities in Pakistan’s defence expenditure


September 25th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 25 (ANI): A whopping 2.5 billion rupees were wasted in "commonly occurring irregularities" in several departments of Pakistan's armed forces and defence ministry, a report formulated by the Auditor General ... Read more...

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Army soldier spying for Pakistan arrested


May 20th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 20 (IANS) Two people, including an Indian Army soldier, have been arrested in Gujarat's Kutch district for allegedly spying for Pakistan, police Thursday said According to police sources here, the soldier, ... Read more...

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Centre approves water supply project for Jaisalmer and Barmer military stations


March 19th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Friday approved a proposal relating to provision of long term water supply scheme for Army and Air Force stations in Jaisalmer and Barmer ... Read more...

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US to aid Sri Lanka in demining


September 9th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 9 (IANS) The US is providing training and equipment to the Sri Lanka Army to assist its efforts to demine areas in the island's north where the Tamil Tigers were ... Read more...

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Kargil war victim awaits compensation


June 6th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, June 6 (ANI): A sixty-two-year old victim of the Kargil war still awaits compensation from the government.Mohammad Ali's leg got completely destroyed when a Pakistani shell hit him in August 2008. ... Read more...

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Himalayas warming faster than global average (June 5 is World Environment Day)


June 4th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Northwestern Himalayas has become 1.4 degrees Celsius warmer in the last 100 years, a far higher level of warming than the 0.5-1.1 degrees for the ... Read more...

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CBI arrests army officer for corruption in Punjab


April 20th, 2009 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 20 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday arrested an Indian Army colonel from Bathinda cantonment in Punjab for accepting a bribe from a contractor, officials said. CBI Deputy Inspector ... Read more...

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Irregularities to the tune of Rs 26 billion detected in Pak defence ministry accounts


April 12th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 12 (ANI): A new audit report presented before Pakistans National Assembly has divulged financial irregularities to the tune of Rs 26 billion in the countrys defence ministrys accounts.The irregularities ... Read more...

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