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Kargil martyrs remembered on Vijay Diwas


July 26th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 26 (IANS) A solemn ceremony was held at the Chinar Corps headquarters here Thursday to commemorate the heroes of the 1999 Kargil conflict on the 13th anniversary of ... Read more...

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Indian Army celebrates Kargil war Victory Day


July 26th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Indian Army troops across Jammu and Kashmir, operating under the Northern Command, Tuesday paid homage to the 527 soldiers who laid down their lives during the ... Read more...

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Pakistani intruder held in Punjab


July 19th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Ferozepur (Punjab), July 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old Pakistani national was arrested while he was trying to cross back into Pakistan from near this Punjab town, Border Security Force (BSF) ... Read more...

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BSF guns down Pakistani intruder in Punjab


May 1st, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead a Pakistani trying to sneak into India, an official said here Sunday."Two Pakistani intruders were trying to ... Read more...

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Court order or not, Indian Army still grapples with Bofors ghost


March 4th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi court may have allowed closure of the Bofors pay-off case against Italian businessman Ottavio Quattrochhi, but the Indian Army will still continue to ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani intruders gunned down in Punjab


February 25th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Fazilka (Punjab), Feb 25 (IANS) Two Pakistani intruders trying to enter the country illegally through the Punjab border were shot dead by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers Friday, an official said.According to ... Read more...

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Government not paying tributes to Kargil martyrs: BJP


July 27th, 2010 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Monday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of having "forgotten" the Kargil martyrs. Addressing a 'Kargil Vijay ... Read more...

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Car with explosives found in Amritsar (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 8 (IANS) A car with two kg of explosives was found abandoned near a busy railway station here Saturday, police said. The vehicle carried a fake Delhi registration number. "The car ... Read more...

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Gurdaspur terrorists were probably looking for s 26/11 in Punjab


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Gurdaspur, May 2 (IANS) Security agencies probing a shootout with two trained intruders from Pakistan in Punjab's border district of Gurdaspur last month say the ... Read more...

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Will not allow terrorists to regroup: Badal


May 1st, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur, May 1 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Saturday said terrorists will not be allowed to regroup in the state. Addressing the media here after meeting the families of two ... Read more...

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Families of slain Punjab policemen get Rs.20 lakh grant


May 1st, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), May 1 (IANS) Families of two Punjab Police personnel who died fighting Pakistani intruders in the border district of Gurdaspur were Saturday given cheques Rs.20 lakh each as grant. Deputy Chief ... Read more...

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Punjab on terror radar?


April 29th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Chandigarh, April 29 (IANS) Pakistan-based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and pro-Khalistan groups based in Pakistan, Canada and other countries are planning strikes in Punjab, according to ... Read more...

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For SAARC’s sake mend ties, India, Pakistan urged


April 28th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) Maldives President Mohammed Nasheed Wednesday created a flutter at the 16th SAARC summit here by asking India and Pakistan to mend their ties for ... Read more...

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Two rockets fired from Pakistan into Punjab (Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), April 19 (IANS) Indian and Pakistani troopers exchanged gunfire after two rockets were fired into Indian Punjab from Pakistan, Border Security Force (BSF) officials said here Monday. BSF Punjab range Deputy ... Read more...

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BSF-Pakistan Rangers meeting starts in Punjab


March 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 28 (IANS) The four-day biannual meeting between representatives of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers started here Sunday in this border city of Punjab. BSF Special Director ... Read more...

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There is no infiltration into India: Pakistan Rangers


March 28th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), March 28 (IANS) Sticking to their earlier stand, Pakistan Rangers Director General (Punjab) Muhammad Yaqub Khan Sunday reiterated that no smuggling and infiltration was taking place from the Pakistani side ... Read more...

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Heroin worth millions seized in Punjab


March 19th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Jalalabad (Punjab), Mar 19 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) officials seized heroin worth 1.8 millions here on Thursday.Acting on a tip off, BSF personnel laid the trap and seized the contraband items ... Read more...

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Infiltration bid foiled in Jammu


January 26th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 26 (IANS) An infiltration bid was foiled early Tuesday when the Border Security Force (BSF) troopers fired at a group of intruders who were trying to enter India through the ... Read more...

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Pakistani intruders open fire in Kutch: BSF


December 26th, 2009 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 26 (IANS) For the first time in years, there was a heavy exchange of fire between the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistani intruders in the Sir Creek area of ... Read more...

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Homage paid to the Kargil martyrs in Drass


July 26th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Parvez ButtDrass (Kargil), July 26 (ANI): The Kargil martyrs were paid homage at the Drass War Memorial on Sunday on the occasion of 10th anniversary of Kargil War.Officers and jawans, ... Read more...

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Drass hills lit up as Kargil victory celebrations end


July 26th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Drass (Jammu and Kashmir), July 26 (IANS) The hills of Drass in Jammu and Kashmir were lit up Sunday night climaxing a spectacular ceremony held here to mark the 10th anniversary ... Read more...

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Nuke submarine launch, Kargil - both success for India: Narayanan


July 26th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, July 26 (IANS) India's first indigenous nuclear-powered submarine was launched here Sunday as the country marked the 10th anniversary of the victory over the Pakistani intruders in Kargil - and the ... Read more...

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PM to launch India’s first indigenous nuclear sub


July 26th, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will launch the country's first indigenously designed and built nuclear-powered attack submarine - INS Arihant, here Sunday. The submarine will be commissioned in the ... Read more...

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PM to launch indigenous nuclear submarine Sunday


July 25th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Marking a quantum leap in India's shipbuilding capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will Sunday launch the country's first indigenously designed and built nuclear-powered attack submarine ... Read more...

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PM to launch indigenous nuke submarine by month-end


July 16th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In what will mark a quantum leap for India's shipbuilding capabilities, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will launch the country's first indigenously designed and built nuclear-powered attack ... Read more...

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Siachen hero joins National Conference


April 9th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 9 (IANS) A former Indian Army officer, decorated with the highest wartime gallantry medal - Param Vir Chakra - for capturing a Siachen glacier post, Thursday joined the ruling National ... Read more...

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Pakistani drug peddler shot dead near Punjab border (Lead)


March 4th, 2009 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 4 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) early Wednesday foiled an attempt by Pakistani intruders to smuggle heroin into India, killing one of them in a gunbattle and arresting another ... Read more...

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BSF foils heroin smuggling bid, one killed in Punjab


March 4th, 2009 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, March 4 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) early Wednesday foiled an attempt by Pakistani intruders to smuggle heroin into India, killing one of them in a gunbattle in the Amritsar ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan hold flag meeting as firing across LoC stops


July 29th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By F. Ahmed Srinagar, July 29 (IANS) Senior officials of Indian and Pakistani armies held a flag meeting Tuesday at the Line of Control (LoC) that divides Kashmir between the two countries, hours ... Read more...

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Antony again writes to parties on creating top military post


June 10th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony has once again written to the political parties seeking their views on creating the post of chief of defence staff (CDS) as a ... Read more...

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Chief of defence staff will be reality: army chief


February 25th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The armed forces will get a chief of defence staff (CDS) as a single point reference to advise the government on military matters once the structures to ... Read more...

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‘Limited role’ of minority in Pakistan polls dismays BJP


February 20th, 2008 - 8:57 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is dismayed over the "limited role" of Hindu minority in Pakistan polls even as the party Wednesday welcomed the return of democracy ... Read more...

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BSF kills two unarmed intruders from Pakistan at border


February 17th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by admin
Jammu, Feb 17 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) shot dead two "unidentified unarmed intruders" at the India-Pakistan border in Ranbir Singh Pura sector early Sunday. A BSF spokesman said a group ... Read more...

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ISRO denies shelving of spy satellite launch under US pressure


December 4th, 2007 - 6:38 pm ICT by admin
By K.G.Vasuki Bangalore, Dec.4 (ANI): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has rebutted reports appearing in the media that it has shelved the launch of TechSar, the spy satellite, under pressure from Washington. Reacting ... Read more...

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BSF seizes heroin near Indo-Pak border, 1 Pakistani intruder killed


November 14th, 2007 - 2:21 am ICT by admin
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