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(VM) Indian Air Force ahead with over 10 percent women officers


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Women officers in the Indian army, navy and air force constitute only 3.3, 3.9 and 10.4 percent of the officer cadre respectively and these ... Read more...

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Top Pakistan Army officers meet


August 11th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Pakistan Army's top brass met Friday night with an agenda which the Dawn described as "extraordinary".Top army officers met amid reports of Pakistan and the US ... Read more...

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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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Indian Navy chief favours five-star CDS


August 7th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Tuesday favoured the creation of a five-star post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) as a single-point military advisor ... Read more...

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No reunion, but union possible in subcontinent: Pakistani writer (With image)


March 29th, 2012 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The subcontinent can become a paradise in the region by retaining cultural, social and political identities of countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, says former ... Read more...

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India-US defence dialogue held ahead of naval drill


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Ahead of their navies holding a massive war game in the Bay of Bengal, India and the US held their annual Defence Policy Group ... Read more...

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Joint chiefs of staff committee chairman calls on Zardari


January 16th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee chairman Gen. Khalid Shamim Wynne Monday called on President Asif Ali Zardari to discuss the country's security situation, a ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants ties based on mutual respect: Gilani


December 14th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Pakistan wants peace and friendly relations with other countries based on mutual respect, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani told a top Pakistan Army official.Talking to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to ask US to vacate air base (Lead)


November 27th, 2011 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan will ask the US to stop using one of its key air base after a NATO air raid on one of the country's border ... Read more...

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Pakistan to ask US to vacate air base


November 27th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Pakistan will ask the US to stop using one of its key air base after a NATO air raid on a border checkpost left at ... Read more...

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Memogate: Never met or knew Ijaz, says Mullen


November 22nd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 22 (IANS) Amid a raging controversy over Pakistan's "memogate" a spokesman for Admiral Mike Mullen has asserted that the former Chairman US Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee never ... Read more...

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UAE discusses military issues with foreign officials


November 15th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS/WAM) Top military officials of the United Arab Emirates met their counterparts from the US, Pakistan, Britain, Germany, France, Belarus, Lebanon and Mozambique and discussed ways to ... Read more...

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Armed forces feel left out of national security decision


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India's armed forces feel left out of the country's national security decision-making process and have now demanded a greater role for themselves considering their domain ... Read more...

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Former Indian Navy chief Adm. Dawson dies


October 24th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 23 (IANS) Admiral Oscar Stanley Dawson, the Indian Navy chief from March 1982 to November 1984, passed away at the Command Hospital here Sunday, the defence ministry said. ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s chief of defence staff to visit US


October 21st, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of Pakistan's Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, will attend the Chief of Defence Staff Conference in Hawaii, US.The conference is hosted ... Read more...

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Pakistan military official meets Zardari


October 14th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met General Khalid Shameem Wynne, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), to discuss crucial issues related to the ... Read more...

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Gilani discusses security with top army officer


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has discussed the security situation in Pakistan with a top army officer.Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman General Khalid Shamim ... Read more...

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‘Indian military lacks IT-networking capability’


July 26th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Once again opposing the proposal for a five-star officer as the chief of defence staff (CDS), the Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal ... Read more...

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IAF head offers advice to army chief on age row


July 26th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) "You must do whatever you feel is right," is the advice Indian Air Force (IAF) chief Air Chief Marshal P.V. Naik has given to Army ... Read more...

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US general meets Pakistani army officials


July 14th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A top US army officer has met Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and other senior military and security officials during his visit to the ... Read more...

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ISI chief leaves for Washington for day’s visit (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Pakistan's spy agency chief, Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha, left for Washington Wednesday, more than two months after Osama bin Laden's killing hit ties with the US.Media ... Read more...

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Amid tensions, ISI chief to visit US (Lead)


July 13th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) More than two months after the killing of Osama bin Laden almost derailed ties with the US, Pakistan's spy chief, Lt. Gen. Shuja Pasha, is set ... Read more...

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ISI chief to visit US


July 13th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) Paksistan's spy agency chief Lt.Gen. Shuja Pasha leaves for Washington Wednesday to hold talks with US intelligence and military officials.It will be his first visit to ... Read more...

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Region to be unstable without Kashmir solution: Pakistani general


June 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) The subcontinent is likely to "remain unstable" without the Kashmir issue being resolved, says a top Pakistan Army general.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral Sinha named IDS chief


June 27th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Vice Admiral Sekhar Sinha, the senior-most naval aviator, has been named the new chief of the Integrated Defence Staff (IDS) after a delay of nearly ... Read more...

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When a hungry Kayani had just biscuits to eat


May 16th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) A nearly 12-hour session of parliament to discuss the killing of Osama bin Laden proved to be quite a challenge for army chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez ... Read more...

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Did Pakistan know Osama was to be killed, asks Dawn


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (IANS) While reiterating official assertions that Pakistan was not involved in Osama bin Laden's killing, a leading daily has hinted that the military brass may have been ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test fires nuclear-capable cruise missile


April 29th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 29(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test fired the Hatf-VIII Cruise Missile, which is capable of carrying both nuclear and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful Flight Test of the indigenously ... Read more...

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War in Libya moving towards stalemate: Admiral Mullen


April 23rd, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Baghdad (Iraq), Apr. 23 (ANI): The chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Admiral Mike Mullen, has warned that the war in Libya is "moving towards stalemate", even though US ... Read more...

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Pak Govt to issue 7,000 arms licences despite ban


April 20th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 20(ANI): The Pakistan Government has sent a list of names and other particulars to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) for the issuance of 7,000 arms licences despite ... Read more...

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CENTCOM chief discusses US-Pak military cooperation with Wynne


April 8th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, April 8(ANI): United States Central Command (CENTCOM) chief General James Mattis has discussed bilateral issues with Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Khalid ... Read more...

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Pakistan test fires nuclear-capable ballistic missile


March 11th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 11(ANI): Pakistan test fired a nuclear-capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Friday.The short-range Hatf-2 ballistic missile can travel up to 180 km (110 miles)."Hatf-2 can carry nuclear as well as ... Read more...

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Pakistan test-fires n-capable missile (Lead)


March 11th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 11 (IANS) Pakistan Friday successfully test-fired a short range surface to surface ballistic missile, HATF II (Abdali), with a range of 180 km, official sources said.The missile ... Read more...

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Pakistan successfully test-fires Hatf-VII Cruise Missile


February 10th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Feb 10(ANI): Pakistan has successfully test-fired the Hatf-VII Cruise Missile, which can carry strategic and conventional warheads."Pakistan today conducted a successful test fire of the indigenously developed Cruise Missile Hatf-VII ... Read more...

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Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi takes over as CISC


December 31st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.31 (ANI): Vice Admiral D.K. Joshi on Friday took cover as the chief of Integrated Defence Staff to Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) from Air Marshal S.C. Mukul.Earlier, ... Read more...

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