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India-Saudi Arabia to enhance defence cooperation


September 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia will enhance bilateral cooperation with defence exchanges and interaction between their armed forces, the government said Monday.The two countries held the ... Read more...

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Nine die in terror attack at Pakistan’s key airbase (Second Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least eight militants, wearing military uniform and lugging sophisticated weapons, were killed when they launched a brazen attack on a key Pakistani airbase in Punjab ... Read more...

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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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Meghalaya sets up panel to re-acquire defence land


March 16th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Mukul Sangma said Thursday a committee would negotiate with the defence ministry for returning to the civil authorities vast stretches of land occupied by ... Read more...

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Military ties with India growing : US


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Ties between the US and Indian militaries are growing, a senior defense official said Friday, noting recent bilateral security talks between the two countries ... Read more...

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Gilani sacks defence secretary, takes on army (Intro Night Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Islambad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's political and military establishments were set for a showdown as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani sacked the defence secretary Wednesday after coming under attack ... Read more...

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Gilani sacks Defence Secretary, takes on army (Night Lead)


January 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 11 (IANS) Pakistan's political and military establishments were set for a showdown as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani sacked the defence secretary Wednesday after coming under attack ... Read more...

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Indian chopper incursion like a CBM: Pakistani daily


October 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The lesson to be learnt from the Indian helicopter that entered Pakistani airspace is that "a drama need not be turned into a crisis", said ... Read more...

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Pakistan scrambled jet to intercept Indian chopper


October 24th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan had scrambled a fighter jet after an Indian helicopter flew into its territory and the chopper was warned that it would be fired at if ... Read more...

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Pakistan appreciated after Indian chopper returns safely


October 23rd, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Signalling the spirit of the resumed peace process, an Indian Army helicopter that strayed into Pakistan in bad weather Sunday returned with its crew after ... Read more...

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Army chief visiting Mongolia


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Seeking to expand India's defence ties with Mongolia, army chief General V.K. Singh Tuesday left for Ulan Bator on a three-day visit, during which he ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain to improve military cooperation


July 20th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS) Russia and Britain have agreed on greater military cooperation in the near future, a top Russian official said."Relations between our military establishments will climb to a ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh on alert after Delhi blast


May 25th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday sounded a state-wide alert in the wake of the low-intensity blast near the high court in Delhi earlier in the ... Read more...

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Safety of Pakistan’s nukes a global concern: India


May 25th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India Wednesday said the safety of Pakistan's nuclear arsenal was a matter of concern for the global community in the wake of frequent terror ... Read more...

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Pakistani militants have upper hand: Dhaka daily


May 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (IANS) The deadly attacks on military establishments in Pakistan indicate that militants have "an upper hand" over the government, a Dhaka daily said Wednesday and added that ... Read more...

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Parliament panel to examine defence land management


January 31st, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) A parliamentary committee, headed by Congress MP Satpal Maharaj, will examine the functioning of the military cantonments and management of defence land in the backdrop of a ... Read more...

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Missing file not to impact combat plane deal: Antony


January 31st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) The $10-billion tender for 126 combat planes the Indian Air Force wants to buy will progress unhindered as no secret relating to the deal was compromised due ... Read more...

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Andhra governor asks people to act maturely


January 26th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 26 (IANS) Amid the movement for statehood to Telangana, Andhra Pradesh Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan Wednesday used the 62nd Republic Day to urge people to act with maturity and maintain ... Read more...

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Pakistani spy arrested in Punjab


September 7th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Sep 7 (IANS) A man alleged to be an Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agent from Pakistan has been arrested in this Punjab city on charges of spying, police here said Tuesday. Saheem Siddique ... Read more...

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Armed forces at forefront of relief operations in Ladakh


August 19th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Leh, Aug 19 (IANS) The armed forces are working tirelessly to provide succour to people in Ladakh and helping them piece together their lives shattered by the devastating flash flood ... Read more...

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3 JCOs among 26 army personnel missing in Leh


August 9th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Leh, Aug 9 (IANS) At least 26 army personnel, including three junior commissioned officers (JCOs), are missing from a border post in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir since Friday's flash floods ... Read more...

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Chinese Navy has no plan for overseas bases: Ex-deputy chief


March 11th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.11 (ANI): The Chinese Navy will not seek to build military bases overseas, a retired senior officer has said amid media reports that the country harbours such "ambitions".Rear Admiral (retired) Zhang ... Read more...

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Afghan military chief visits NDA


July 8th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 8 (IANS) Gen. Bismillah Khan Mohammadi, Chief of General Staff of the Afghan National Army, Wednesday led a military delegation to the National Defence Academy (NDA) here that is training ... Read more...

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Sharif pushes for Musharraf’s trial for years of ‘misdeeds’


July 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 4 (ANI): The bitter feud between former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and former President General Pervez Musharraf continues abated, with Sharif now calling for a trial of the ... Read more...

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Indian statements most unfortunate: Pakistan


January 15th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday termed as "most unfortunate" Indian Home Minister P. Chidambaram's statement threatening severance of trade and transport links with Islamabad if it failed to nab the perpetrators ... Read more...

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General Kapoor leaves for South Africa and Botswana


November 23rd, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 23 (ANI): As part of enhance engagement of the Indian Armed Forces with the militaries of the Indian Ocean region and other prominent military powers, Army Chief General ... Read more...

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General Kapoor to leave for South Africa and Botswana on Sunday


November 22nd, 2008 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 22 (ANI): As part of enhance engagement of the Indian Armed Forces with the militaries of the Indian Ocean region and other prominent military powers, Army Chief General ... Read more...

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Hawks in Pak Army scuttled Balochistan peace moves, says PML-Q leader


June 7th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , June 7 (ANI): Senior PML-Q leader and Senator, Mushahid Hussain Syed has said that a section of hawkish elements in the countrys military had sabotaged the implementation of the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka nears purchase of MiG-29s


March 15th, 2008 - 11:20 pm ICT by admin
By P.K. Balachandran Colombo, March 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka is in advanced talks with Russia to buy five MiG-29 fighter-bomber aircraft, according to Jane's Defence Forecasts. In a report dated March 14, Jane's ... Read more...

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Next India-China war game later this year: Antony


March 3rd, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India Monday clearly signalled its intention to ramp up its military ties with China with the defence ministry announcing that the second war game between the two ... Read more...

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