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After 45 yrs, 1971 war hero's family sees his grave

The battle of Hilli on the Eastern frontier was the most crucial and pitched battle in 1971 Indo-Pak war. The Pakistani resistance at Gangasagar in erstwhile East Pakistan fell because Lance Naik Albert Ekka of the 14 Guards muzzled the enemy, losing his ... Deccan Herald, 4 weeks ago
Radio Free Europe

Russian Troop Cuts Near Afghan Frontier

by Farangis Najibullah In April 2015, the commander of Russia's military base in Tajikistan said its size would swell to 9,000 troops by 2020. But Russia reversed course last week, saying it will opt for fewer boots on the ground in a country the ...
 GlobalSecurity.org3 days ago Cash Crunch, Stretched Military Spur Russian Troop Cuts Near Afghan Frontier  Radio Free Europe3 days ago

Chronicled The Spirit Of The Spring Thunder Era: Q: Please tell us about your involvement with Frontier particularly about what attracted you to it. How old were you at the time? Timir Basu: Well, my proper and somewhat regular association with Frontier dates back to 1979 ...
 Counter Currents2 weeks ago
Sudan Tribune

New rebel group overruns SPLA base in Eastern Equatoria

(JUBA) - A group of armed men, identified as South Sudan Armed Forces (SSAF), claimed to have seized a key military base in Eastern Equatoria state, operated by the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA), an official army of South Sudan, setting an ...
 Sudan Tribune2 months ago

South Asia Intelligence Review, Volume 14, No. 32

Data and assessments from SAIR can be freely published in any form with credit to the South Asia Intelligence Review of the Print Tushar Ranjan Mohanty Research Associate, At least 12 persons, including four Frontier Corps (FC) officials, were ...
 South Asian Terrorism Portal10 hours ago
DNA India

IAF attack choppers, elite special forces to guard Afghanistan-Pakistan sportspersons during South Asian Games

The 12th South Asian Games, touted as the greatest sporting extravaganza in the SAARC region, are going to start on February 5 in Guwahati and Shillong when Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the event. The games would be the first-ever major ...
 DNA India5 days ago

How a forgotten British captain is a hero in Myanmar

As the Japanese advanced, British soldiers and civilians were forced to retreat to India. But a few officers volunteered to stay behind, while others later trekked or were parachuted in to help raise guerrilla armies in the hill-tribe areas. These ...
 BBC1 week ago

Rajeev Kumar appointed as new City Police Commissioner, replacing Purakayastha.

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Kolkata, Jan. 30 -- Rajeev Kumar, Additional Director General of Police, CID has been appointed as new City Police Commissioner, replacing Surajit Kar ...
 HT Syndication1 week ago

17:05Putin's Angels: the bikers battling for Russia in Ukraine - The Guardian

They were anarchic petrolheads and now they're the Russian president's henchmen: meet the Night Wolves, Moscow's most infamous motorcycle gang, according to The Guardian. The Night Wolves are Moscow's most infamous motorcycle gang / Photo from ...
 UNIAN1 week ago

The Next Refugee Crisis

E urope's reaction to the recent influx of refugees does not bode well for the future of liberal democracy in a world where climate change will force far more people to migrate. Across the continent xenophobic, right-wing populist parties are on the ...
 ZNet1 week ago
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