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UK deploys 1,200 additional troops for Olympic security


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The British government will deploy an additional 1,200 troops to ensure security at the Olympic Games in London, Olympics Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Tuesday, raising the ... Read more...

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Tears as Navdeep Singh gets posthumous Ashok Chakra (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A mother wept, a greatful nation acknowledged one of its heroes. Lt Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu ... Read more...

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Lt. Navdeep Singh wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, was Thursday posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Medal for locating Arunachal CM’s crashed chopper


January 26th, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Wing Commander Felix Patrick Pinto, an helicopter pilot of the Indian Air Force, who helped search for the fateful Pawan Hans helicopter of then Arunachal ... Read more...

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Young Lieutenant wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, will be conferred Ashok Chakra, the country's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s armoured regiment honoured


October 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) The Indian Army's key battle tanks regiment has been honoured with the army chief's standard.Army Chief General V.K. Singh presented the Standards to the 85 ... Read more...

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Osama probe panel visits Pakistan Air Force headquarters


September 11th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) The commission probing the US raid in Abbottabad to take out Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden visited the Pakistan Air Force headquarters for a briefing ... Read more...

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Terror siege at Pakistan military base ends, 14 dead


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 23 (IANS) A 15-hour terror siege of a key military base in this Pakistani port city ended Monday afternoon with 14 people, including four terrorists, killed in ... Read more...

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Attack on naval base exposes Pakistan’s grave security risks: Experts


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A well-coordinated attack by heavily armed terrorists at a Pakistani naval base in Karachi has once again revealed the grave security dangers the increasingly ... Read more...

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Army team scales Mount Manaslu


May 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) An team of Indian Army mountaineers Monday scaled the 8,163 metre Mount Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak, in the Nepal Himalayas, earning another feather ... Read more...

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Japan royal couple visit tsunami-hit town Minamisanriku


April 27th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27(ANI): Japan's royal couple on Wednesday made their first visit to the area that bore the full force of last month's 9.0-magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami.According to the Guardian, Emperor ... Read more...

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China likely to approve new nuclear power projects


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 22(AN): China is likely to approve new nuclear power projects in August, a senior nuclear expert has said."Operating plants and plants under construction will soon be inspected and reviewed by ... Read more...

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3 Kirti Chakras among defence medals conferred by president


April 19th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Three army personnel were Monday conferred the Kirti Chakra, India's second highest peacetime gallantry medal, by President Pratibha Patil for displaying conspicuous bravery.At a ... Read more...

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Japan nuclear crisis to be resolved in nine months


April 17th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 17 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), the operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, on Sunday said that it expects to bring the crisis under control by ... Read more...

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Japan upgrades nuke emergency to highest level 7, says disaster as bad as Chernobyl


April 12th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 12 (ANI): Japan's nuclear authorities have raised the nuclear emergency level at the Fukushima nuclear plant to seven on par with the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, described as the world's worst ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack hero wins Ashok Chakra


January 26th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh, an army doctor who died fighting a suicide bomber in Kabul, was Wednesday conferred the country's highest peacetime gallantry medal, Ashok Chakra, ... Read more...

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Brit Govt’s support dramatically down, claims Guardian Poll


December 27th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Support for Britain's first peacetime coalition in 70 years has fallen dramatically since Prime Minister David Cameron and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg launched the government in ... Read more...

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Border Security Force celebrates Raising Day in New Delhi


December 1st, 2010 - 10:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 1(ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Wednesday celebrated its Raising Day in the national capital.A border patrol agency of the Union government, the BSF was established on December ... Read more...

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Indian victims of Pan Am plane hijack seek Obama’s help


November 6th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 6 (IANS) Indian passengers of Pan Am World Airways flight 73, which was hijacked at Karachi en route from Mumbai to New York in September 1986, Saturday urged US ... Read more...

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US has spent $1 trillion on wars since 9/11


July 21st, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The United States has spent more than $1 trillion on wars since the Sep 11, 2001, terror attacks, making it the second most expensive war in US history ... Read more...

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Army to seek review of tribunal order on Kargil records


July 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army will file a review petition on the Armed Forces Tribunal's order seeking corrections in the official records of the 1999 Kargil war for "bias" ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan asked to add cruise missiles to Lahore MoU


July 5th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) A Canadian-led panel of retired civilian and military officials from India and Pakistan has called upon the two countries to update the Lahore memorandum of understanding on easing ... Read more...

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University of Ottawa organises Indo-Pak nuke ties discussion


June 30th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): An ongoing dialogue between a number of retired senior officials and military officers, as well as academics, from India and Pakistan, has adopted an agreed statement on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Army studying tribunal order on Kargil war


June 8th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Indian Army is analysing an order of the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) seeking corrections in the official records of the 1999 Kargil War because it showed ... Read more...

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North Korean submarine torpedoed South Korean warship: Report


May 20th, 2010 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 20 (IANS) A South Korean navy warship that sank in March was torpedoed by a North Korean submarine near the country's maritime border, a multi-national team of investigators said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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Rammohan Committee submits Dantewada massacre probe report


April 26th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): The E N Rammohan Committee, which is investigating the recent Dantewada massacre, submitted its report to Union Home Minister P Chidambaram this afternoon.Rammoham met Chidambaram at ... Read more...

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Two IAF squadrons to be decorated with “Presidential Standards”


March 6th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will confer the prestigious military award (Presidential Standards) on the two premier units of the Indian Air Force (IAF), the 49 Squadron and ... Read more...

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Rukhsana Kousar, brother awarded Kirti Chakra


January 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Rukshana Kausar and her brother Aijaz Ahmad have been awarded the Kirti Chakra, the second highest gallantry award in peacetime, for their act of bravery in killing a ... Read more...

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One Ashok Chakra, 6 Kirti Chakras announced on R-Day eve (Lead,with images)


January 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) One Ashok Chakra, six Kirti Chakras and 26 Shaurya Chakras, the top three awards for gallantry during peacetime, were among the 442 awards for armed forces and ... Read more...

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Indian Army team wins international humanitarian law competition


December 27th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) An Indian Army team has won an international humanitarian law competition organised in Switzerland, an official said Sunday. Teams from nine countries participated in the competition aimed at ... Read more...

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He caught Kasab - only to go away forever, says family (One Year After 26/11)


November 21st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gayatri Makhijani Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) They remember his little gestures - a cake one day, a dress on another. They wish their father, assistant sub-inspector Tukaram Omble, hadn't been so brave ... Read more...

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Fifth rocket shell found in Punjab’s Dahleke Village


September 13th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinDahleke Sep. 13 (ANI): With another rocket shell being found in the fields of Dahleke village near the India-Pakistan border on Sunday, the total number of rocket shells ... Read more...

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Ferry with over 960 on board in distress in Philippines


September 6th, 2009 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Zamboanga City (Philippines), Sep 6 (DPA) A passenger ferry with about 964 people aboard tilted Sunday in the high seas off southern Philippines, prompting the captain to order passengers and crew to ... Read more...

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Ashok Chakra awardee’s family pride is tinged with regret


August 16th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 16 (IANS) The old parents are proud that their son, Maj Mohit Sharma, who was gunned down while fighting terrorists in the Kashmir Valley this March has been awarded the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Domestic topics, not wars have dominated “Obama Speak” since taking office


August 14th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.14 (ANI): Believe it or not, U.S. President Barack Obama has uttered over half-million words in public since taking office on January 20, and surprisingly, they have not been dominated ... Read more...

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