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British soldiers’ remains stored secretly


August 9th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Remains of British war heroes, who died in Afghanistan and Iraq are being secretly kept in an army lab without permission from their relatives, a media ... Read more...

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No impact of Adarsh case panel’s finding on probe: CBI


April 17th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Hours after a two-member judicial panel submitted its interim report, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday said it was not necessary for it to form ... Read more...

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Adarsh society case: Interim probe report submitted


April 13th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The interim report of a two-member commission probing the Adarsh Housing Society scam in Mumbai was submitted to the Maharashtra government Friday, official sources said.The report ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society probe interim report likely Friday


April 12th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) The interim report of the two-member commission probing the Adarsh Society scam, related to the housing society originally meant for war heroes and Kargil widows, is ... Read more...

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India thanks Bangladesh for honouring 1971 heroes


April 4th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) India and thanked Dhaka for its decision to honour Indian nationals and groups for their role in the 1971 war that led to the ... Read more...

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Bangladesh celebrates 41st independence day


March 26th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 26 (IANS) Bangladesh celebrated its 41st independence day Monday with tributes to the martyred war heroes.On March 26, 1971 valiant Bengalis of the then East Pakistan, on ... Read more...

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British war veteran fined for peeing on war memorial


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A veteran of the Royal Air Force (RAF), the aerial warfare service branch of the British military, has been fined 115 pounds ($180) for urinating on ... Read more...

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Help for British war heroes to beat alcoholism


January 9th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Army veterans struggling to get rid of their drinking habit are being given an opportunity to avail free treatment at one of Britain's most prestigious rehabilitation ... 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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India remembers war heroes on 40th anniversary of 1971 war


December 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India Friday paid tributes to its martyred soldiers on the 40th anniversary of its victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war that culminated in the ... Read more...

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US Senate Oks job bill for veterans


November 11th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) The US Senate has approved a bill to help unemployed war heroes.Thursday's 95-0 vote paved the way of a legislation of tax credits of up to ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift visits military cemetery


August 5th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift paid her respects to America's war heroes during a visit to a US military cemetery.Swift performed at the Verizon Center in Washington Aug ... Read more...

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Corruption dents India’s image, tackle it boldly: PM (Lead)


February 4th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Corruption dents India's image, hampers good governance and needs to be tackled "boldly and quickly", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday."Corruption strikes at the roots of ... Read more...

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Sonia attacks BJP on corruption


December 19th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday dared the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to act against Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa for alleged corruption and said the main ... Read more...

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Indian Army awaiting CBI inputs on Adarsh probe


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) The Indian Army said Wednesday it was waiting for inputs from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete its probe into Mumbai's Adarsh housing society scam ... Read more...

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Gallipoli War Hero’s Medals To Be Auctioned


November 20th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar London, Nov 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Medals that was awarded to an Edinburgh war hero are being put under auction at Spink auction house in Bloomsbury, London. Edinburgh-born Lieutenant Robert Lamb ... Read more...

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14-Year-Old Girl Shopped By Her Mother To The Police After She Appallingly Vandalizes A War Memorial


November 17th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A 14-year-old girl in Wolverhampton has confessed in the city’s courthouse that she had perpetrated the offence of spraying bawdy pink graffiti on a war ... Read more...

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Tainted former army chief seeks meeting with Antony


November 4th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Former army chief General (Retd) Deepak Kapoor who has been named in the Adarsh housing society scam Thursday sought an audience with Defence Minister A.K. Antony ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena’s Prabhu refutes Adarsh allegations


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Shiv Sena leader Suresh Prabhu, who owns a flat in the controversial Adarsh housing society in Mumbai, Tuesday refuted allegations that he had given environmental clearance to ... Read more...

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PM declines comment on Ashok Chavan


October 30th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain On Board Air India One, Oct 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday declined comment on a housing scam involving Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan."I am not familiar with ... Read more...

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Chavan offers to quit on housing scam, Sonia orders probe (Second Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday offered to resign over allotment of flats in Mumbai meant for war heroes to unauthorised people during a meeting with ... Read more...

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Gandhi asks Pranab, Antony to probe housing scam


October 30th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Saturday asked Defence Minister A.K. Antony and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to probe the allotment of flats meant for families of war ... Read more...

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Chavan offers to resign over housing scam (Lead)


October 30th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Saturday offered to resign over the allotment of flats in Mumbai meant for war heroes to politicians, bureaucrats and military officials.A ... Read more...

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Chavan meets Sonia, offers to resign as Maharashtra CM


October 30th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 30 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Saturday met Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and offered to resign in connection with his government's alleged role in the ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society scam: Maharashtra CM to meet Sonia Gandhi today


October 30th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has been summoned to meet Congress President Sonia Gandhi here today in connection with the controversial Adarsh Housing Society project.According ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society scam: ‘I welcome any sort of CBI probe’, says Chavan


October 29th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 29 (ANI): Reacting to the allegations surrounding the Adarsh Cooperative Housing Society scam, Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Friday said that he did not abuse his position to help ... Read more...

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India building memorial for Bangladesh war heroes


August 20th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) India is building an ambitious edifice and a park in Tripura in memory of Indian soldiers and Bangladeshi freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives during ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourns after tribute to ex-VP Shekhawat, Kargil martyrs


July 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the day on the first day of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on Monday.The lower house assembled at 11 ... Read more...

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Prince Charles questions why blacks, Indians not recognised as UK war heroes


July 21st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): Prince Charles has questioned why black and Asian war heroes of Britain have gone unrecognized so far.He believes a rewrite of history is required to bring the contributions ... Read more...

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Why CRPF keep falling victim to Maoists?


June 30th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, June 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Police and experts on Maoist warfare are blaming the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for repeatedly falling victim to Maoist guerrillas.Police sources speaking on ... Read more...

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SWAGs bare all to help war heroes


April 21st, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 21 (ANI): Service Wives and Girlfriends (SWAGs) have raised 26,000pounds through their racy charity calendar to help injured war heroes and women wounded in strife-torn Afghanistan and Iraq.The effort saw ... Read more...

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Post LTTE, bitterly divided Sri Lanka set to elect president


January 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A viciously split Sri Lanka goes to the polls Tuesday to elect a president in the first nationwide election after the decisive rout of ... Read more...

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Fanatics march in UK war heroes’ town


January 2nd, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 2 (ANI): Islamic extremists plan to march through a town that has become a symbol of British war heroes.Hate preacher Anjem Choudary said the marchers would be carrying coffins through ... Read more...

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Former Navy officer builds a replica of Taj Mahal in Kerala


November 16th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi (Kerala), Nov 16 (ANI): A 58-year-old ex- naval officer has built a replica of the Taj Mahal here to pay reverence to the war heroes, freedom fighters and the victims of ... Read more...

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William, Harry secretly visit hospitals to meet injured war heroes


September 28th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 28 (ANI): Princes William and Harry have been covertly visiting hospitals to meet the soldiers who were wounded while posted in Afghanistan, it has emerged.According to reports, the two princes ... Read more...

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