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New Delhi: Three cases of alleged spying have been reported since 2012 in the armed forces and nine people arrested, Defence Minister A.K Antony said on Monday.The defence minister also said measures are in place to check incidents of spying."In the last two years and current year (2012 to 2014), nine army personnel have been arrested in these cases," Antony said in response to a question in the Lok Sabha."Appropriate action has been initiated against the accused as per the law and laid down procedures...," he said, adding the cases are at "different stages of trial at civil/military courts"."Some inimical intelligence agencies have been reported to be allegedly involved in the spying activities. Appropriate measures are concurrently in place to prevent such incidents," the minister said.IANS

Greece: Radical left-wing party Syriza wins election, market turmoil feared

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Greece: Radical left-wing party Syriza wins election, market turmoil feared

Athens, Greece: A radical left-wing party vowing to end Greece's painful austerity program won a historic victory in Sunday's parliamentary elections, setting up a showdown with the country's internat...


Republicans are upset with President Obama for taking only Democrats to India

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Republicans are upset with President Obama for taking only Democrats to India

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Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analysing video

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Japan working to gain IS hostage's release, analysing video

Tokyo: Japan was working on Monday to coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the extremist Islamic State group."We all have one unchanged goal and we will ab...

At least 17 killed in protests on anniversary of Egypt uprising

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At least 17 killed in protests on anniversary of Egypt uprising

CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 17 people were killed on Sunday in Egypt's bloodiest protests since Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was elected president, as security forces fired at protesters marking the anniversar...

Thank you for our 'chai pe charcha', says Obama to Modi

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Thank you for our 'chai pe charcha', says Obama to Modi

US President Barack Obama on Sunday made a special mention of 'chai pe charcha', a reference to Narendra Modi's pet theme to connect with the voters during the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.Modi and Obama went...

Happy 66th Republic Day India: Google gets in on celebrations with a doodle

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Happy 66th Republic Day India: Google gets in on celebrations with a doodle

Google wished India a very happy Republic Day in the best way possible- with a Google doodle dedicated to this special day.Marking the India's 66th Republic Day the doodle pays homage to India's grand...

Advani, Bachchan, Bill and Melinda Gates: Full list of Padma awardees

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Advani, Bachchan, Bill and Melinda Gates: Full list of Padma awardees

One of the highest civilian honours, Padma awards were announced on Sunday. President Pranab Mukherjee approved conferring of the prestigious award to 104 personalities from various fields of activiti...