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DARWAN SINGH NEGI I 39th Garhwal Rifles: Defence of Festubert

, four months after the First World War broke out, Naik Darwan Singh Negi of the 1st Battalion of 39th Garhwal Rifles, twice wounded in the head and once in the arm, pushed on to recapture trenches lost to the Germans in Festubert, France. In ... Indian Express, 1 week ago

Karnataka's ivory given away to armed forces

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS Karnataka's Forest Department gave away 210 pairs of elephant tusks to the defence forces between 2008 and 2014 to display in their establishments, raising serious concerns among environmentalists ...
 The Hindu4 days ago

2 killed in Keran encounter

SRINAGAR, Aug 20: Two militants were killed in an ongoing encounter at Keran sector in north Kashmir's Kupwara district on Wednesday evening, reports a local news agency GNS. A senior army official said that army's 7 Garhwal cordoned off the forest ...
 Kashmir Times1 week ago 2 more infiltrators killed, toll rises to 4  Daily Excelsior.com3 weeks ago Two militants killed in Keran, massive Army operation on  Daily Excelsior.com4 weeks ago
Indian Express

On the frontline, 100 years ago

A 1920 painting by Thomas Flowerday Clarke titled The second ride of Lance Dafadar Gobind Singh, VC at Peizieres France Dec 1, 1917. The painting is displayed at the National Army Museum, London They were part of the British Indian Army that fought ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

Rain fury: U'khand CM expresses deep sorrow; mourn disaster deaths

Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today expressed deep concern over the loss of human lives and property in mishaps triggered by heavy rains, lashing parts of the hill state for the past two days. The Chief Minister expressed deep sympathies ...
 NetIndia123.com1 week ago
Outlook Traveller

India celebrates 68th Independence Day

New Delhi: Amid tight security, India celebrated its 68th Independence day on Friday. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi unfurled the National Flag from the ramparts of the Red Fort. After unfurling the Tricolour, Narendra Modi addressed the nation ...
 Kashmir Observer1 week ago Top 5 weekend trips on 15th August from Delhi  Outlook Traveller3 weeks ago Top 5 Independence Day weekend getaways from Delhi  Outlook Traveller3 weeks ago

Who's Guarding the Forest Guards?

By | Grist Media Carrying umbrellas while on patrol is clumsy, but the guards have no other rain gear. Photo by Pranav Capila. Devender Singh is on the upper deck of the machaan at Mundal, slashing at the rain with the edge of his hand. For ...
 Yahoo! India3 weeks ago
Times of India

A century on, World War I martyrs to be remembered

NEW DELHI: Exactly 100 years ago, on July 28, Austria-Hungary fired the first shots to invade Serbia. Archduke Franz Ferdinand's assassination by a Serbian nationalist a month earlier had proved to be the final straw, even though tensions were ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Times of India

India in the world wars: How we fought and why

Last month, we at The Times of India did an article on the 70th anniversaries of the twin battles of Kohima and Imphal. The response we got from some of our readers was on expected lines: scores of hate mail and numerous ill-informed comments on our ...
 Times of India1 month ago

In May 1999, Pak occupied Kargil heights

SRINAGAR, Jul 22: Army today officially revealed that by the first week of May 1999 it became clear that Pakistanis were occupying a number of important Indian heights in Kargil sector, which later led to the Kargil war. A defence spokesman today ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago
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