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China World War II parade: Experience of war makes people value peace more, says Xi

September 03, 2015 6:42 pm

The Chinese World War Ii parade involved more than 12,000 troops, 500 pieces of military hardware and 200 aircraft of various types, representing what military officials say is the Chinese military's most cutting-edge technology.

China to hold massive martial parade to mark WWII victory, but ordinary folks can't watch

September 03, 2015 12:11 pm

Residents who live along the parade route have received notices ordering them to stay off balconies, keep windows shut, invite no guests and — at some buildings — snap no pictures.

Fault lines blur as champs return

July 14, 2010 3:21 am

Hundreds of thousands of fans turned this city into a sea of red Monday,lining the streets hours before the open-top bus parade for the first Spanish soccer team to win the World Cup....

Myanmar junta prepares for final salute

March 26, 2010 11:52 am

An ostentatious parade by Myanmar's ruling generals on Saturday is being cast by the junta as a swansong.

Army Chief reviews NDA passing-out parade

November 30, 2009 11:24 pm

On Sunday,261 cadets,including four from Bhutan,passed out of the National Defence Academy.

UK woman to be present for ID parade in Goa rape case

March 03, 2009 3:04 pm

A 32-year-old British woman was assaulted and raped near Panaji in January 2008.

R-Day show of strength: missile defence system on display for first time

January 27, 2009 12:42 am

India for the first time showcased its indigenous missile defence system,designed to shoot down incoming nuclear-tipped missiles....


Nation on high alert ahead of Republic Day

January 25, 2016 5:50 am

New Delhi/Mumbai/ Srinagar, Jan 25 (ANI): Security has been beefed up in the entire nation ahead of Republic Day celebrations. Various check-posts have been set up in the national capital. The security forces have been kept on high alert in regard to the celebrations as they continued checking and frisking vehicles. Security arrangements have tightened at the Chattrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai. High alert has been issued in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in view of the recent Pathankot terror attack. Police personnel have been deployed in strength in the city, particularly around Bakshi Stadium, the venue for the main Republic Day parade in the Valley, to foil any attempts by militants.

Investigation underway on threat letter received by French Consulate

January 21, 2016 11:41 am

Bengaluru, Jan 21 (ANI): West Bengaluru Additional Commissioner of Police KSR Charan Reddy on Thursday said the ‘intimidating’ letter received by the French Consulate about French President Francois Hollande's visit was being investigated. He added that the address from where the letter came is non-existent. This letter has been received in the lieu of Hollande's visit as Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade. He added that the matter is being taken seriously and further investigation was on.

Army dogs all set to march down Rajpath after 26 years

January 20, 2016 7:14 am

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): After a gap of 26 years, Indian Army’s dog squad, along with their handlers, will march in this year’s Republic Day parade on January 26 in the national capital.There are 24 Labradors and 12 German Shepherds in the canine squad, who have been trained day and night so that they could walk in sync with their handlers. The Army has selected these 36 canines from its squad of 1,200 Labradors and German Shepherds that will march at the Rajpath before hundreds of people, including the chief guest, French President Francois Hollande. One of the dog handlers Captain Rishi Sharma said they have been practising from past four months and are looking forward to participate in the Republic Day parade. These dogs have been trained at the Remount and Veterinary Corps (RVC) Centre and College, which was established in 1960 at Meerut city. Another dog handler Naik DK Sahu said they practised three times in a day to prepare the dogs for the annual parade.