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Soldiers thrash policemen in Kathua


September 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) Army soldiers at Kathua railway station late Monday night assaulted policemen and injured over half-a-dozen of them before boarding a train, police sources said Tuesday.They said ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan blast


September 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led coalition was killed Sunday in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement."An International Security Assistance ... Read more...

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Suicides: Act promptly on soldiers’ leave applications, says Antony


September 6th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sept 6 (IANS) Against the backdrop of a spate of recent suicides by soldiers, Defence Minister A.K. Antony Thursday asked the armed forces to be more liberal with ... Read more...

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Colombian soldier snaps, kills three comrades


September 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) A Colombian army private killed three soldiers at a remote outpost in the southwestern province of Cauca, the military said Friday.The shooter was apparently suffering from ... Read more...

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Pakistanis knows how to defend their country: Ashraf


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Pakistanis know how defend every inch of their country, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf as the nation was battered by a string of terror attacks ... Read more...

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Rescued World War I tortoise needs new home


August 11th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Wildlife experts are looking to rehome a tortoise rescued from a battlefield in 1915 in Turkey, The Sun reported Saturday.A soldier tucked Blake, the tortoise, into ... Read more...

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Six NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan


August 11th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 11 (IANS) Six NATO soldiers have been shot dead in Afghanistan, of whom three were killed by an Afghan police officer.A police commander in Helmand province shot ... Read more...

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Soldier killed while foiling infiltration bid


August 9th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 9 (IANS) An army rifleman was killed while troops were trying to foil an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir, an official said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Suicides increase in paramilitary forces


August 8th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The number of suicides in paramilitary forces BSF and CRPF has increased in recent years, Minister of State for Home Affairs Jitendra Singh said Wednesday.Suicides ... Read more...

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Badal to visit Milwaukee gurdwara, meet kin of killed


August 7th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 7 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will visit the Oak Creek gurdwara in Milwaukee during his visit to the US, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ... Read more...

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Olympics security guard accused of insulting soldier


July 31st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A G4S security guard was recently accused of insulting a soldier. This incident occurred during the Olympic Games as they were both undertaking their duties. The ... Read more...

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Briton killed in Afghan police shooting


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan soldier shot dead three foreigners, including a British citizen, who were training police recruits, the Guardian reported Monday.The attack took place in western Afghanistan's ... Read more...

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US soldier accused of smuggling drugs into South Korea


July 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) South Korea is indicting a US Army private for his involvement in the biggest drug smuggling case in the country, CNN reported Thursday.The soldier, from the ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier repatriated


July 13th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 13 (IANS) The Indian Army Friday handed over a Pakistani soldier to its compatriot across the border in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.The soldier, Arif Ali had ... Read more...

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Indian Army arrests Pakistani soldier in Jammu


July 12th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday arrested a Pakistani soldier, Arif Khan, who crossed the Line of Control (LoC) in the Keri sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un’s mystery woman revealed: Hyon Song-wol


July 11th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pyongyang, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery woman who accompanied North Korean leader on many official outings is none other than Hyon Song-wol.She is a popstar whose hits include Excellent Horse-Like Lady, ... Read more...

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One soldier killed in Kashmir


July 7th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) One soldier was killed and another injured when guerrillas fired at an army convoy in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said.The attack, in the southern town ... Read more...

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20 Taliban militants killed


June 24th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 24 (IANS) Twenty Taliban militants and a NATO soldier have been killed in continuing violence in Afghanistan, the interior ministry said Sunday.A coordinated overnight operation in several ... Read more...

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Kazakh border chief resigns over massacre


June 14th, 2012 - 8:25 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Kazakhstan's Border Service has resigned following a border post massacre May 30 in which 15 people were killed.A statement posted on the ... Read more...

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Chinese walker wins Sri Lankan hearts


June 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sportsmanship was displayed at the ongoing 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championships when a young Chinese walker presented his new pair of shoes to Sri Lankan runner ... Read more...

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Soldier rapes, kills girl (Lead, correcting headline)


June 8th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 8 (IANS) A soldier raped a high school student in an Uttar Pradesh village and then shot her dead when she was about to expose him, police said ... Read more...

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Soldier rapes, shot dead


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 8 (IANS) A soldier raped a high school student in an Uttar Pradesh village and then shot her dead when she was about to expose him, police said ... Read more...

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Soldier rapes, shot dead


June 8th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 8 (IANS) A soldier raped a high school student in an Uttar Pradesh village and then shot her dead when she was about to expose him, police said ... Read more...

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Man jailed for life for killing Russian soldiers


June 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Armenian capital Yerevan has sentenced an Armenian citizen to life in prison for killing two Russian soldiers in 2010.On Oct 23, 2010, ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier’s body recovered in Siachen


May 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) The body of one of the Pakistani soldiers buried in the Siachen glacier following a massive avalanche last month has been recovered, Geo News reported early ... Read more...

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Army man arrested in Gurgaon for woman’s murder


May 25th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 25 (IANS) A soldier posted at army headquarters in Delhi was Friday arrested for murdering a pregnant woman here, police said.The woman, who has been identified as Rekha, ... Read more...

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Robbers kill soldier, relative


May 24th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 24 (IANS) Armed robbers in Uttar Pradesh Thursday killed a soldier and a relative who resisted them after they barged into their house, police said.The incident took place ... Read more...

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LeT militant killed in a shootout


May 21st, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 21 (IANS) Security forces have killed a Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militant in a shootout in the jungles of Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir early Monday.Akhtar Hussain was involved ... Read more...

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Woman hangs herself to death in Delhi


May 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A 25-year-old woman, a soldier's wife, Tuesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at her residence in the national capital, police said.The incident ... Read more...

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Four NATO soldiers die in southern Afghanistan


May 12th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Four NATO soldiers lost their lives during separate incidents in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said."Two International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died ... Read more...

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Increase defence allocation, fight arms lobbies: BJP to government


May 7th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday urged the government to increase the defence budget to at least three percent of the GDP.Initiating a ... Read more...

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Soldier killed in militant fire in Kashmir


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) A soldier was killed when militants fired at an army patrol in a mountainous, forested area of Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Thursday.A ... Read more...

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NATO soldier dies in Afghanistan


April 29th, 2012 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 29 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) died Saturday in Afghanistan, a statement said."An International Security Assistance Force service member died as ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Taliban attack


April 28th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 28 (IANS) A NATO soldier was killed Friday in a Taliban attack in southern Afghanistan.According to a statement released by NATO, Taliban attack claimed the life of ... Read more...

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Afghan soldier kills US serviceman


April 27th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 27 (IANS) An Afghan soldier opened fire at NATO forces in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, killing a US serviceman and an Afghan interpreter, a media report said Friday.Armed with ... Read more...

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