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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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Bangladesh war movies’ fest to be held in Agartala


February 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 5 (IANS) Bangladesh will tell the world about the genocide of its three million people and mass atrocities on 200,000 women and children perpetrated by Pakistani forces during ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshi war heroes celebrate victory day


December 16th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The launch of a "Race to Dhaka" and a pictorial book depicting the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war marked the 40th anniversary of 'Vijay Divas' as war ... Read more...

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Government committed to welfare of armed forces: Antony


August 14th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Sunday said the government was committed to the welfare of the armed forces and had taken steps to improve the quality ... Read more...

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BSF should get best training, working conditions: Chidambaram


May 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Wednesday said the Border Security Force (BSF) should be provided with best working conditions and training as thousands of troopers ... Read more...

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With marzipan and cake, Mumbai celebrates Easter


April 24th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 24 (IANS) Christians across Mumbai welcomed Easter Sunday with a midnight mass and broke their fast with a traditional feast. Marzipan sweets and Easter eggs were served in ... Read more...

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Southern Command celebrates Indian Army Day


January 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Valiant soldiers of the country were honoured with medals and citations on the occasion of the 63rd Indian Army Day celebrated at the Southern Command Headquarters here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Indian Army remembers fallen heroes of 1971 Battle of Basantar


December 16th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 16 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday remembered its fallen heroes in the 1971 war with Pakistan by celebrating a hard-won victory in a fierce tank battle ... Read more...

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Divided on JPC, MPs unite against terror


December 13th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Divided over the probe into the 2008 2G spectrum allocation, MPs cutting across party lines found common ground Monday when they stood united against terrorism to ... Read more...

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Id-ul Zuha celebrated across India today


November 17th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.17 (ANI): Id-ul-Zuha is being celebrated across the country today with great enthusiasm and devotion.President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President M. Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh ... Read more...

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President, PM greet citizens on Eid


November 17th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greeted the nation on the ocassion of Eid-ul-Azha which will be observed Wednesday, stating that it teaches the ... Read more...

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Yoga belongs to no religion, Indian guru tells US pastor


October 21st, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Yoga does not belong to any particular religion, says yoga guru and college principal Father John Ferreira in response to a US pastor labelling the ancient healing and ... Read more...

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Naxals ‘our own people’, ready to hold dialogue, says Manmohan Singh


August 26th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 26 (ANI): Terming Naxalism as the biggest challenge which the country faces today, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh said that it was necessary to train officers and men ... Read more...

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Army chief inaugurates Assam Rifles war memorial (With Image)


July 20th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Chief of Army Staff General V.K. Singh Tuesday inaugurated a war memorial in Meghalaya commemorating 1,088 troopers of Assam Rifles who have made the supreme sacrifice in the ... Read more...

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British royalty to honour India’s WW-I soldiers


July 16th, 2010 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Over 95 years after they sacrificed their lives for the British Indian Army in World War I, over 4,700 Indian soldiers will be honoured by the ... Read more...

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‘Karna’ weaves tragic spell at summer ballet fest


May 8th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) 'Sutaputra Karna', the epitome of chivalry and sacrifice in the Hindu epic Mahabharata, struck an emotional chord with audiences here in an opera ballet in the Mayurbhanj ... Read more...

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Two-three years for war against Maoists to succeed: Chidambaram (Lead)


April 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh), April 7 (IANS) Appealing for calm, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday that it would take two-three years for the war against Maoist guerrillas to succeed and clarified ... Read more...

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President Patil pays floral tributes to Kabul attack victims


February 27th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil here on Saturday paid homage to the Indians who died in the Kabul suicide attack.The special Air Force flight, which had left for ... Read more...

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India offers its expertise for UN peacekeeping


February 24th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) India has offered its experience and expertise to the United Nations for its peacekeeping and peace-building efforts saying it stands ready to do more for international peace ... Read more...

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Golden palanquin set up in Taran Taran Gurdwara in Punjab


January 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinTaran Taran (Punjab), Jan.18 (ANI): Chanting verses from the Guru Granth sahib, a large number of devotees on Sunday participated in a special religious ceremony held for the installation ... Read more...

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Muharram observed throughout the country


December 28th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi / Lucknow, Dec 28 (ANI): Yaum-e-Ashura or tenth Day of Muharram was observed throughout the country on Monday.Muslims obderve Muharram to commemorate the supreme sacrifice of the Imam Husain, the ... Read more...

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TN govt orders closure of Nagapattinam school


December 5th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 5 (ANI): The Tamil Nadu Government on Saturday ordered the closure of kindergarten classes in the Kalaivaani Mega Matriculation School, Kariapattinam, in Nagapattinam district whose van was turned into pond ... Read more...

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Eid-ul-Zuha celebrated across Pakistan


November 28th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Eid-ul-Zuha was celebrated across Pakistan Saturday with religious zeal and fervour in commemoration of the supreme sacrifice offered by Hazrat Ibrahim Khalilullah and his son Hazrat Ismail ... Read more...

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26/11 was cause of deep sorrow for me as PM, ordinary citizen: Manmohan Singh


November 26th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Nov.25 (ANI): Stating that the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai was a cause of deep sorrow for him both as India's Prime Minister and as an ordinary citizen, ... Read more...

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He caught Kasab - only to go away forever, says family (One Year After 26/11)


November 21st, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gayatri Makhijani Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) They remember his little gestures - a cake one day, a dress on another. They wish their father, assistant sub-inspector Tukaram Omble, hadn't been so brave ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray tells Tendulkar to ‘keep off political pitch’


November 16th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar should "keep off the political pitch" for his own well-being, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray said Monday in response to the cricket maestro's comments last ... Read more...

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Tributes paid to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier


November 12th, 2009 - 3:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Antino, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glowing tributes were paid to the Tomb of the unknown soldiers by Presidents and folks alike. San Antonians also paid generous tribute to those in ... Read more...

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Obama visits the Dover air-force base unannounced


November 1st, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dover, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Obama visited the Dover air force base on a surprise visit. President Barack Obama is spend Thursday morning at Dover Air Force Base ... Read more...

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Soldiers are heroes for Gen Next: Dikshit


October 26th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Shreeraj GudiNew Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday said the younger generation should follow and emulate the brave deeds of the armed forces.Addressing a civic reception ... Read more...

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Rs.25 lakh aid given to slain Delhi cop’s widow


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday handed over a cheque of Rs.25 lakh (Rs.2.5 million) to the widow of Delhi Police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma who ... Read more...

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Chidambaram promises better weapons as NSG celebrates silver jubilee


October 16th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Manesar (Haryana), Oct 16 (ANI): Praising the valour and sacrifice made by commandos of the National Security Guards (NSG) during the 26/11, Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Friday promised them better hi-tech ... Read more...

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Chief minister remembers Himachal’s war heroes on I-Day


August 15th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 15 (IANS) On the occasion of Independence Day Saturday, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal lauded the state's "significant contribution to the armed forces", saying that 52 defence personnel ... Read more...

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Helicopter daredevilry marks IAF tribute to Kargil martyrs


August 10th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sarsawa (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Monday paid tribute to the valiant air warriors of its helicopter fleet who braved enemy missiles at the beginning of the ... Read more...

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Drass hills lit up as Kargil victory celebrations end


July 26th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Drass (Jammu and Kashmir), July 26 (IANS) The hills of Drass in Jammu and Kashmir were lit up Sunday night climaxing a spectacular ceremony held here to mark the 10th anniversary ... Read more...

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What about war crimes? - Kargil hero’s family to government


July 26th, 2009 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 26 (IANS) A decade ago Captain Saurabh Kalia and five of his men were captured by insurgents in the icy hills of Kargil and tortured for days before their mutilated ... Read more...

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