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Kim Jong-un signs order of battle


August 27th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has signed an order of battle to counter possible attacks by South Korea and the US, state-run news agency KCNA reported.During ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Tradition meets pomp as Pranab sworn in president (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India Wednesday got its 13th president in seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee in a function replete with traditional grandeur and ceremony. The country's first citizen ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un promoted to top military rank


July 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been accorded the title of Marshal of the Korean People's Army, the country's top-most military rank, state-run news agency ... Read more...

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North Korea marks army’s 80th anniversary


April 25th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 25 (IANS) North Korea Wednesday marked the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Korean People's Army (KPA), Xinhua reported.Ri Yong-ho, chief of the KPA General Staff, said ... Read more...

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NDA Commandant conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (With image)


April 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 19 (IANS) The Commandant of the National Defence Academy (NDA) at Khadakwasla has been conferred the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in recognition of his distinguished service, ... Read more...

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UAE, China hold bilateral talks


March 30th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and China have discussed their strategic ties and ways to enhance bilateral relations between them.Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince meets US defence secretary


March 16th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 16 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has met visiting US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince meets Turkish leaders


February 29th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 28 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), who is currently on a visit to Turkey, ... Read more...

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Nepal celebrates Mahashivaratri festival


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Hindu devotees across Nepal celebrated Mahashivaratri festival with fervour by worshipping Lord Shiva at various temples, rivers and ponds Monday.The Pashupatinath temple, situated in the heart ... Read more...

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UAE foreign minister visits Iraq


February 17th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 16 (IANS/WAM) UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday arrived here on an official visit.He was received by Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.The UAE minister ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince attends mass wedding


January 15th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 (IANS/WAM) Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, crown prince of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), attended a mass wedding of 68 bridegrooms.Sheikh Mohammed, ... Read more...

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Kim Jong-un declared North Korea’s supreme military commander


December 31st, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kim Jong-un, the son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been officially declared the supreme commander of the armed forces, South Korea's Yonhap ... Read more...

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UAE greets world leaders on New Year


December 29th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 29 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates (UAE) President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Thursday greeted heads of state of friendly nations ahead of the New Year.Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth greets UAE on national day


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 1 (IANS/WAM) Queen Elizabeth II has greeted UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on the country's 40th National Day that falls Dec 2.Prince Andrew, the ... Read more...

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President presents standards to five tank regiments


November 27th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Nov 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday honoured five armoured regiments of the Indian Army by presenting them standards in this Punjab town.Patil, the supreme commander of ... Read more...

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President to review Indian Navy fleet next month


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, the supreme commander of the armed forces, will review Indian Navy's fleet in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai Dec 20, when ... Read more...

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President’s standards for five tank regiments


November 21st, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 21 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will honour five armoured regiments of the Indian Army on Nov 27 by presenting them standards at Patiala in Punjab, a defence ... Read more...

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Eurofighter, Rafle extend dogfight from India to UAE


November 21st, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 21 (IANS) Eurofighter and Rafale, the two finalists in the fray for India's big combat jet order, have extended their dogfight to the UAE to win ... Read more...

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Libya’s deposed leader Gaddafi captured: A profile


October 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured. Here is a brief profile:Muammar Gaddafi was born to nomadic parents in the desert region of Sirte in ... Read more...

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Book on UAE Armed Forces issued


May 8th, 2011 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 7 (IANS/WAM) A book on the UAE Armed Forces has been issued to mark the 35th anniversary of the UAE Armed Forces Unification, it was announced Saturday.Titled ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi prince meets Cameron


April 30th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS/WAM) The crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, has met British Prime Minister David Cameron and reviewed the ties between the ... Read more...

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US in no mood to tender apology to Pakistan over 41 civilian drone attack casualties


March 22nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): The United States is showing a cold response to Pakistan's efforts in seeking its apology over last week's drone attack that targeted a tribal peace congregation in North Waziristan ... Read more...

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Ex-soldiers protest ‘government betrayal’


March 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Thousands of ex-army men from across the country demanding "one rank one pension" gathered here Sunday and blamed the government for their financial hardships, ... Read more...

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Government will insist on probity in armed forces: Patil


February 21st, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the armed forces being hit by series of land scams in recent years, President Pratibha Patil Monday said the government would insist ... Read more...

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Protesters remain in Manama’s Pearl Square


February 20th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Manama, Feb 20 (IANS) Thousands of anti-government protesters camped out in Manama's Pearl Square, as opposition parties are expected to hold talks with regime of Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, a ... Read more...

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Pak Govt was eager to get closer to India but “the establishment stood in the way”: Gul


February 15th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 15(ANI): The Pakistan Government was keen to get closer to India, but the "establishment" stood in its way because it views the neighbouring country as "Pakistan's enemy number 1", former ... Read more...

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South Korean team to evaluate development works in UAE


February 12th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 12 (IANS/WAM) A high-level delegation, representing South Korean major corporations, called on officials of the Western Region Development Council (WRDC) to get a first-hand experience of the development projects ... Read more...

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Despite turmoil, Egyptian Navy to exercise with UAE


February 8th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 7 (IANS/WAM) In the midst of the turmoil in Egypt with protesters demanding the removal of President Hosni Mubarak, the country's navy is to hold a joint military exercise ... Read more...

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PM, President laud army for dealing with challenges


January 15th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and President Pratibha Devisingh Patil have lauded the efforts of the army in dealing with the challenges posed to the ... Read more...

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President awards Standard to 31 SQN, Colours to 9 BRD of Air Force


January 8th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Jan 8(ANI): The President and the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Pratibha Patil, on Saturday awarded the prestigious Presidential Standard to 31 Squadron Air Force and Colours to 9 ... Read more...

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New book claims Indian role in Nepal palace massacre


December 29th, 2010 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) A former senior military officer at Nepal's royal palace, who drew flak for the massacre of King Birendra and nine others in 2001, is now rattling ... Read more...

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Zardari ‘dirty but not dangerous’, Sharif ‘dangerous but not dirty’: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince


November 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 30 (ANI): According to the latest revelations made by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi described Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari as "dirty but not dangerous" ... Read more...

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Britain, UAE discuss Middle East peace process


October 26th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS/WAM) Britain and the United Arab Emirates Monday vowed to strengthen bilateral ties and discussed regional and international issues including developments of the Middle East peace process.After ... Read more...

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President Patil awards ‘Colours’ to five armoured corps regiments


October 19th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jhansi, Oct 19 (ANI): For the first time in the history of the Indian Army, 'Colours' were awarded to five-T 90 regiments of 31 Armoured Division at a parade held at Babina ... Read more...

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