'General Manekshaw looked from left to right and said, "Gentlemen, I have come to have a look at you. I am taking a good look at your faces. When I come back after the war is over, some faces may not be here." IMAGE: Then Indian Army chief General Sam Manekshaw with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy Major General B N B M Prasad and DPR Photo Division Archives. Two soldiers who fought in the 1971 War along the Punjab border with Pakistan remember those days 45 years ago as ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Army chief Bipin Rawat today flagged of a vintage car rally here and hoped that such events would encourage motoring tourism in the country. The rally began from August Kranti Park near India Gate here and is set to culminate at Buddha International Circuit, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
From enthralling dance performances by school students to march-past by NCC cadets and Seema Ruraksha Bal, the 68th Republic Day was celebrated with much gaiety at the Field Marshal Manekshaw Parade Ground in Bengaluru on January 26. Related Articles Please ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
The 68th Republic Day was celebrated in Karnataka with pomp and pageantry amid tight security on Thursday.Karnataka Governor Vajubahia Vala unfurled the Tricolour at the Field Marshal Manekshaw parade ground in the city centre here and joined hundreds of ...Prokerala, 1 month ago
Karnataka government has released Rs 776 crore during 2016-17 for the Smart City Mission project being implemented in six cities of the state and Rs 1,188 crore would be provided in the coming fiscal, state Governor Vajubhai Vala said today. Addressing the ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
'No one needs to lose sleep if a person with better operational credentials supersedes lesser endowed peers,' says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd). Opinion is rife in the Indian media about military leadership and associated issues. The latest issue relates to the supersession by the new army chief, whilst another pertains to the much maligned previous air chief and how he rose to be air chief at all. Military leadership has traditionally got short shrift in our country, unfortunately, for ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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