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1962 can’t be repeated: Indian Army chief (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There can be no repeat of 1962, when China defeated India in war, army chief General Bikram Singh said Wednesday.At a media interaction here, Gen ... Read more...

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1962 can’t be repeated: Indian Army chief (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There can be no repeat of 1962, when China defeated India in war, army chief General Bikram Singh said Wednesday.At a media interaction here, Gen ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief in Nepal to strengthen military bond


July 10th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Army chief, Gen. Bikram Singh, left Tuesday on a four-day visit to Nepal during which he will also be conferred the honorary ... Read more...

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In a first, Antony goes to Saudi Arabia on key defence visit


February 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) As part of India's larger geopolitics and global security strategy, A.K. Antony will pay a two-day visit from Monday to Saudi Arabia, the first ... Read more...

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Antony to review northeast security, defence preparedness


February 17th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Against the backdrop of China's rapid military modernisation in Tibet, Defence Minister A.K. Antony will visit the northeastern states for two days from Friday to review the ... Read more...

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Indian Army has two new mountain divisions in northeast


February 7th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
By N. C. Bipindra New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) With an eye on China's growing military strength in Tibet, India has "fully raised" two new mountain divisions with 30,000 troops in the northeast ... Read more...

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Indian army chief arrives in Nepal to receive honour


December 20th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) The chief of Indian Army, Gen Vijay Kumar Singh, arrived in Kathmandu Monday on an official three-day visit to cement ties with the Nepal ... Read more...

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India successfully test fires BrahMos cruise missile (Night Lead)


December 2nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Balasore (Orissa), Dec 2 (IANS) India Thursday successfully test fired an upgraded version of the 290-km BrahMos supersonic cruise missile that can launch surgical strikes at terror camps across the border without ... Read more...

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Russian land forces chief in India


May 25th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The Commander-in-Chief of Russian land forces, General Vladimir A Boldyrev, who is on a week-long visit to India, was given a guard of honour here on Monday.General ... Read more...

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Taliban can never be beaten by military might, says ex-Brit commander


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London , Sept 22 (ANI): Frank Leeson, the last British officer to have served in undivided India in Waziristan in 1946-47, recounts how difficult terrain the tribal belt is. According to ... Read more...

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Russian army men to train at Indian mountain combat centre


July 14th, 2008 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Moscow, July 14 (RIA Novosti) A delegation of Russian Ground Forces officers will train in mountain warfare during a two-week trip to India that started Monday, a spokesman for the Russian ... Read more...

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