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Indian Army chief-designate conferred medal for distinguished service


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Army's chief-designate and present Eastern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh and vice chief Lt. Gen. Shri Krishna Singh were among senior armed ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’: Untold tale of an athlete-turned-dacoit (IANS Preview)


February 28th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A national level athlete Paan Singh Tomar went on to become one of the most dreaded dacoits of Chambal Valley and director Tigmanshu Dhulia ... 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 soldiers and 11.11.11.11 connection in Belgium


November 13th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Every year, at 11.11 hours Nov 11, an Indian Army team is in Ypres, Belgium, to observe the anniversary of the Armistice that ended ... Read more...

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National Geographic’s docu-reality show salutes Indian Army


March 20th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) In this era of high-decibel television reality shows where contestants are lured by a bagful of money and 15 seconds of fame, "Mission Army" on ... Read more...

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Some sports brought India unexpected glory in 2010


December 29th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) As India recorded its best haul at the Commonwealth Games and the Asian Games this year, sports like gymnastics, rowing, wushu and roller sports brought ... Read more...

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Arms training camp for girls in Rajouri


December 18th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by ANI
By JabbarRajouri (Jammu and Kashmir), Dec.18 (ANI): A special arms training camp has been organised by the Army for girls to defend themselves against militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri District.Officials said ... Read more...

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Army chief to be honorary colonel of Brigade of the Guards


July 12th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Gen. V.K. Singh will Wednesday take over as the honorary colonel of the Brigade of the Guards, an elite regiment of the Indian Army he heads. An army ... Read more...

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Court rejects army’s plea to hand over Machil gunfight accused


June 15th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) A court in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday rejected the Indian Army's plea to hand over the four men arrested in the allegedly staged Machil gunfight case for recording ... Read more...

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Army wants to quiz civilians in Kashmir staged shootout


June 10th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) The Indian Army wants to question three civilians named as co-accused and arrested for their involvement in an alleged staged shootout in a Jammu and Kashmir village in ... Read more...

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Fake shootout case: Police to seek army officer’s custody (Lead, superseding previous story)


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police will seek the custody of an Indian Army major accused of killing three villagers April 30 in a staged shootout in the Machil ... Read more...

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Armyman shot dead in gun battle in Uttar Pradesh (Lead)


May 2nd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr, May 2 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was shot dead in a gun battle with the Uttar Pradesh police in Bulandshahr district of the state, police said Sunday. However, the armyman's ... Read more...

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Armyman killed in gun battle with Uttar Pradesh police


May 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bulandshahr, May 2 (IANS) An Indian Army soldier was shot dead in a gun battle with the Uttar Pradesh Police after he robbed a car in this district, police said Sunday. Two men ... Read more...

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India’s military might and cultural heritage find voice at 61st Republic Day


January 26th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Though a blinding mist sought to be a dampner and an obstacle to India celebrating its 61st Republic Day on Tuesday, the nation and its citizens observed ... Read more...

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Commonwealth mascot Shera, MBT Arjun to be 61st Republic Day attractions


January 26th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Among the major attractions of the 61st Republic Day to be held today will be the Main Battle Tank Arjun, the Smerch Multiple Launch Rocket System, the ... Read more...

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Army major commits suicide in Bhopal


January 25th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 25, (IANS) An Army officer, who had come to the Madhya Pradesh capital on vacation, committed suicide, police said Monday. "Major Dheeraj Saxena, who had come here a few days ago, ... 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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President to confer three Ashok Chakras on R-Day (With Images)


January 25th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will confer three Ashok Chakras, the highest gallantry award in peacetime, before the Republic Day parade commences Tuesday. Two of the awards were announced ... Read more...

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442 gallantry awards announced on Republic Day eve


January 25th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS)Four hundred and forty-two armed forces personnel were named for gallantry awards Monday on the eve of Republic Day. The awards include one Ashoka Chakra, six Kirti Chakras and ... Read more...

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Athlete-dacoit on the run is now subject of film


April 19th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
By K. Datta New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) When old followers of track and field first heard that director Timangshu Dhulia was planning to make a film on the life of Paan Singh ... Read more...

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Changing of Guards not to take place Saturday


January 29th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) The Changing of Guards ceremony will not take place Saturday in the wake of the death of former president R. Venkataraman, an official statement here said Thursday.A ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldiers cross LOC, three killed


July 28th, 2008 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) In a major incursion from across the Line of Control (LOC) by Pakistani troops, one Indian and three Pakistani soldiers died in exchange of fire that continued late ... Read more...

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Gujjar leader Bainsla to float own party


May 28th, 2008 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar Bayana (Rajasthan), May 28 (IANS) Kirori Singh Bainsla, the former Indian Army colonel leading the protests in Rajasthan by the Gujjars demanding affirmative action, has decided to float his own ... Read more...

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