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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Blast near government office in Imphal


September 14th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 13 (IANS) Manipur's outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday exploded a powerful bomb near the office of India's spy agency here, police said. No one was injured in ... Read more...

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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Show patience in resolving border issue, China advises India


June 27th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) India and China should be patient in resolving their long-standing border issue though "difficulties remain high", a senior official here has said, falling back on ... Read more...

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Manipuri militant held in Odisha port town


May 29th, 2012 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) A member of Manipur extremist group People's Liberation Army (PLA) has been arrested in an Odisha town, police said Tuesday.S.S. Angou, aged about 40 years, was ... Read more...

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Three militants arrested in Meghalaya


May 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 24 (IANS) Three female cadres of Manipur-based militant outfits were arrested and two minors detained in Meghalaya when they were trying to cross into India from Bangladesh, an ... Read more...

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China denies readying for war with Philippines


May 12th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) China Saturday denied that it was preparing to go to war with the Philippines.China's defence ministry denied reports that the People's Liberation Army (PLA) units had ... Read more...

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Agni-V can hit targets 8,000 km away, says Chinese expert (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese military experts feel that there is more to India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said ... Read more...

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Agni-V can reach targets 8,000 km away: Chinese researcher


April 20th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Chinese experts feel that there is to more India's successful long-range nuclear-capable missile Agni-V than what New Delhi is saying. A Chinese researcher said the missile ... Read more...

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India welcomes Nepal’s Maoist integration pact


April 12th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) India Thursday welcomed the recent pact under which former Maoist rebels handed over control of their fighters and weapons to the Nepal Army and hoped ... Read more...

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Chinese daily stresses political discipline


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) A commentary published Tuesday in the official newspaper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has stressed strict political discipline and the party's absolute leadership over the ... Read more...

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Manipur, Tripura militants caught


February 17th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 17 (IANS) A militant of the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) of Manipur has been arrested here while a rebel from Tripura has been caught in Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Suspected Manipuri militant arrested in Kolkata


February 4th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata Feb 4 (IANS) A suspected member of a Manipuri extremist organisation, responsible for creating links with the Maoists, was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata ... Read more...

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PLA regrouping process begins in Nepal


November 19th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Nov 18 (IANS) The regrouping process of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) began in Nepal Friday.The PLA was the military arm of the Unified Communist Party of Nepal-Maoist (UCPN-M) ... Read more...

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China to better manage army assets


October 25th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China is going to better manage its army's assets, authorities said.The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) has moved to better manage its assets in an effort ... Read more...

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China’s military video game to be commercialised


August 12th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) People will be able to play from next year a combat video game developed by China's military, a media report said.The online combat game has been ... Read more...

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China’s defence ministry releases iPhone app


August 9th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) China's defence ministry has launched its official iPhone app which will allow users to track the activities of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), a media report ... Read more...

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China, Russia discuss military cooperation


August 5th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 5 (IANS) The chief of the Chinese army's general staff has met Russia's defence minister to discuss military cooperation between the two countries, Xinhua reported.Chen Bingde, who met ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket divided on MCC’s lie detector test


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers and officials have reservations about using lie-detector tests to curb corruption in the game. Banned former captain Salman Butt even called the idea a ... Read more...

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China, US announce military exchange plans


July 11th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) China and the US Monday announced their military exchange plans for the year that include joint drills and visits by senior officers to each others' establishments.The ... Read more...

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China to amend military service law to get more college students


June 27th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's top legislature Monday started reviewing a draft amendment to the country's military conscription law for the first time in 13 years with the purpose of ... Read more...

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China forbids army from online socialising


May 31st, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) China has forbidden all its military personnel from socialising on internet, viewing it as a threat to the integrity of its military secrets, the China Daily ... Read more...

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Nepal parties haggle as parliament faces dissolution (Lead)


May 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 28 (IANS) With Nepal's constitution and parliament slated to expire at midnight, the republic's three major political parties were still deadlocked in feverish bargaining, and as hundreds of ... Read more...

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Crisis in Nepal as Maoists refuse to surrender arms


May 26th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) Nepal began inching towards a dire constitutional meltdown two days later with its former Maoist guerrillas, who are now in the government, refusing to surrender the ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists deny link to Iqbal Kaskar shooting


May 19th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 19 (IANS) Nepal's ruling Maoist party Thursday denied any links with the shooting in India's business capital Mumbai city Tuesday that left an aide of wanted terrorist Dawood ... Read more...

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Nepal begins countdown to crisis


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) The countdown to another crisis started in Nepal Monday with only 26 days left to get the new constitution ready and top leaders admitting the task ... Read more...

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50 days between constitution and chaos in Nepal


April 8th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Bailed out of an unprecedented constitutional crisis last summer, the volatile republic of Nepal began inching towards another dire crisis with only 50 days left between ... Read more...

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‘Wish my senior players had same hunger as senior statesman Sachin’


March 24th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Disappointed after his side crashed out of the World Cup with a 10-wicket defeat against Pakistan, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson Wednesday said he wished ... Read more...

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Australia urged to dramatically boost military might to face ‘rising’ China challenge


February 5th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 5(ANI): Australia will need nuclear-powered attack submarines among a range of weapons systems to deal with the security dangers posed by China's massive military build-up, one of the government's chief ... Read more...

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Arms seized in Manipur District


February 1st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Thoubal (Manipur), Feb 1 (ANI): Manipur Police have seized a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the Wabagai Makha Leikai area in the state's Thoubal District.Acting on the basis of ... Read more...

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Nepal Maoists want UN to stay on till peace process ends


December 20th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 20 (IANS) With only 26 days left for the UN's direct role in Nepal's ailing peace process to end, the opposition Maoist party Monday said they would call ... Read more...

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Chinese Army deputy chief calls for ’strengthening cooperation’ with US


November 19th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 19(ANI): Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA), General Ma Xiaotian, and Charles Freeman, a China specialist at Washington's Center for Strategic and International ... Read more...

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China could soon leave US behind in militarizing of space


October 29th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 29 (ANI): China looks set to pull ahead of the United States in the race to militarise space.An Indian expert on Asian space programs has said that China's decision to ... Read more...

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Deputy Army Chief says China committed to military transparency


September 17th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Matybulak (Kazakhstan), Sept.17 (ANI): The Chinese Government has said that it is committed to making its military more transparent."All the equipment we brought here are relatively good and advanced ones," the China ... Read more...

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Six PLA militants surrender in Imphal


September 8th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep 8 (ANI): Six underground cadres of different outfits laid down arms before state police here on Tuesday.Three surrendered militants were from the People's Liberation Army (PLA), two of Kangleipak Communist ... Read more...

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