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Popular singer Martelly elected as President of Haiti


April 5th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI (BNO NEWS) -- Popular singer Joseph Michel Martelly on Monday was elected as the new President of Haiti after winning the run-off election, Le Nouvelliste newspaper reported on Tuesday.The 50-year-old ... Read more...

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Indian Air Force gears up to celebrate its 78th anniversary


October 6th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct.6 (ANI): Ahead of the 78th Air Force Day, to be celebrated on Friday, the officers and airmen of the Indian Air Force (IAF) presented an impressive dress rehearsal ... Read more...

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Three Indian UN peacekeepers killed in Congo


August 18th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 18 (ANI): The Defence Ministry on Wednesday said three Indian Army soldiers serving with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Congo were killed and seven others got injured, when ... Read more...

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Indian army doctor wins medals at the World Medical and Health Games


July 22nd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 22 (ANI): Indian army's Major Surendra Poonia, a medical officer in the President's Body Guards, became the first Indian to participate and win three medals at the 31st World ... Read more...

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India-Nigeria defence cooperation to get boost


July 5th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Indian Army vice chief, Lt. Gen. P.C. Bhardwaj, left Monday for a three-day goodwill visit to Nigeria that will further boost the defence cooperation between ... Read more...

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Ghana Army chief in India


June 28th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 28 (ANI): Ghana Army Chief Major General Joseph Narh Adinkrah arrived in New Delhi for a four day official visit on Monday.Major General Adinkrah was accorded a guard ... Read more...

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Pak objects to seizure of Karachi bound ship by India


June 28th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 28 (ANI): Pakistan has objected to India seizing a Karachi bound ship which purportedly carried huge cache of arms and ammunition, saying the sea carrier was on duty of the ... Read more...

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Ghana army chief visits India


June 28th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Ghanaian Army Chief, Major General Joseph Narh Adinkrah, Monday began a four-day visit to India aimed at strengthening defence cooperation between the two countries. Adinkrah will be meeting ... Read more...

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Dubious Pak-bound ship carrying explosives tugged to Kolkata port for investigation


June 27th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, June 27(ANI): The dubious Pakistan-bound ship, MV Aegean Glory, was on Sunday brought to Kolkata port by the Coast Guard and the Calcutta Port Trust authorities.Earlier, the ship was accosted beyond ... Read more...

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Ship mystery resolved as UN confirms consignment (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) The mystery surrounding the Karachi-bound ship, intercepted on the Hooghly with arms and ammunition used by multi-national troops in a United Nations peacekeeping mission, was resolved Sunday with ... Read more...

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Ghana Army chief to visit India on Monday


June 26th, 2010 - 1:36 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 25 (ANI): Ghana Army chief Major General Joseph Narh Adinkrah will arrive in India on a four-day goodwill visit on Monday.The visit of General Joseph Narh Adinkrah is ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeper killed in clash in Congo


May 28th, 2010 - 2:20 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) — An Indian soldier from the United Nations peacekeeping force (MONUC) was killed on Sunday in eastern Congo, the United Nations news announced on Thursday.Corporal Naik Husan Lal ... Read more...

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African Union-United Nations in Darfur reports fighting in Sudan


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping force in Darfur is trying to verify reports of fighting in the western part of the Sudanese region, the United Nations ... Read more...

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100 UN staff among ‘hundreds’ killed in Haiti quake


January 13th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Wednesday "hundreds" of people may have been killed by a strong earthquake and its aftershocks that hit Haiti a day earlier, ... Read more...

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India-US army exercise concludes


October 29th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The joint India-US army exercise, which included the largest deployment of the latter's Stryker armoured vehicles outside Iraq and Afghanistan, concluded Thursday at Babina in Uttar Pradesh. The ... Read more...

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US-Indian Army exercise begins in UP


October 19th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.19 (ANI): About 1,000 military personnel from the Indian and U.S. Army are participating in Exercise Yudh Abhyas 2009.The exercise is taking place from October 12-29, in Babina, Uttar ... Read more...

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Eleven killed as U.N. plane crashes in Haiti


October 10th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by BNO News
HAITI (BNO NEWS) – Eleven people were killed on Friday when the plane they were on crashed into a mountain in western Haiti, officials told BNO News.Eleven peacekeepers were on board ... Read more...

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China denies reports of sending troops to Afghanistan


November 18th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 18 (ANI): China has reportedly denied the media reports claiming that it were planning to send its troops to participate in the ISAF in Afghanistan.The countrys foreign ministry said ... Read more...

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Congo rebel leader backs ceasefire talks


November 16th, 2008 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 16 (RIA Novosti) Congo's rebel leader Laurent Nkunda, whose forces have been fighting government troops, said Sunday he was prepared for a ceasefire. The renegade general met former Nigerian president ... Read more...

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Officer’s arrest has dented force’s image: Deputy army chief


November 6th, 2008 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The Indian Army Thursday conceded that the arrest of Lt. Col. Shrikant Purohit in connection with a terror blast late September - the first case of a ... Read more...

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Indian peacekeepers leave for Sudan on March 5


February 29th, 2008 - 5:40 pm ICT by admin
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi , Feb 29 (ANI): To strengthen United Nations peacekeeping operations, India has always been at the forefront of such missions abroad.In this regard, the Indian Army ... Read more...

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General Deepak Kapoor takes over as Honorary Colonel of the Guards


January 24th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): General Deepak Kapoor, Chief of the Army Staff, has taken over the Honorary Colonel of the Brigade of the Guards, from Lieutenant General OP Nandrajog. General Kapoor said ... Read more...

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Sex scandal hits Sri Lanka’s UN troopers in Haiti


November 14th, 2007 - 8:22 am ICT by admin
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Pak miffed over UN omission of J-K dispute in its annual report


November 14th, 2007 - 1:57 am ICT by admin
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