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With 200 years of legacy, Gorkha Rifles marches on

NEW DELHI: With their blood-curdling "Aayo Gorkhali" war-cry and wickedly-curved Khukris, Gorkha warriors have been sending shivers down enemy spines for centuries. In India, the famous Gorkha Rifles complete 200 years of soldiering on Friday. ... Times of India, 4 weeks ago

Patience and resilience in quake-hit Nepal

By Claire Cozens Follow @AFPblogs Follow @clairecoz Nepalese civilians and police clear rubble at a temple in Kathmandu on May 2, 2015, a week after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck the Himalayan nation (AFP Photo / Menahem Kahana) ...
 AFP1 day ago

Better to die than to be a coward

NEW DELHI: Even at a time of increasingly mechanised warfare, one hardy band of soldiers the indomitable Gorkhas - have proved their weight in missiles and tanks. Ayo Gorkhali (the Gorkhas are coming)! With a cry that would awaken Cerebus and ...
 Indiase Media2 days ago Better to die than to be a coward ...  Indiase Media2 days ago

Eastern Fleet ships visit Port Blair

The Eastern Fleet Ships of the Indian Navy which are on a day's visit reached Port Blair on 14 May. Flag Officer Eastern Fleet Rear Admiral Ajendra Bahadur Singh, VSM is onboard INS Satpura. The other visiting ships included INS Shyadri, the newly ...
 The Echo Of India1 week ago

President Pranab Mukherjee awards Kirti Chakra to 2 soldiers

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Shaurya Chakra to ITBP Inspector Manjeet Singh. (Photo: PTI) President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday conferred the Kirti Chakra on two Army soldiers — one of them posthumously — at a ceremony in Rashtrapati Bhavan on ...
 Asian Age3 weeks ago
Quartz

In photos: 200 years of the fierce, fearless Gurkha warriors

Such isthe reputation of Gurkhas—the fearless, fierce soldiers from Nepal—that even the gritty Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, one of India's greatest military commander, was an avowed admirer :If a soldier says he is not afraid of death, he is ...
 Quartz3 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Terracotta on terra firma

SK Mishra Ranchi, April 12: Restoring Maluti's terracotta temples in Dumka has been a priority for renowned bureaucrat-turned-conservationist S.K. Mishra much before the tableau inspired by them earned Jharkhand its Republic Day glory this ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago
Livemint.com

Not following standard procedures root cause of navy mishaps: Manohar Parrikar

Taking short-cuts and not following standard operating procedures (SOPs) is the reason behind a series of mishaps involving Indian Navy vessels, including the INS Sindhurakshak, said defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday at Mazgaon Dock ...
 DNA India1 month ago Non-adherence of SOPs led to Naval mishaps: Parrikar  Press Trust of India1 month ago Non-adherence to SOPs led to Naval mishaps: Manohar Parrikar  Livemint.com1 month ago

Manohar Parikkar undocks first indigenously-built submarine

Defence Minister Manohar Parikkar on Monday launched the first indigenously-built Scorpene submarine at the Mazagaon Dockyard Ltd here. The Scorpene is part of the ambitious Project 75 of Indian Navy's submarine programme, undertaken with French ...
 Nagaland Post1 month ago

Nature's keenest pupil, mother of the elephant god

In this extract from Indrani Raimedhi's new collection of life stories, we meet Parbati Barua, intrepid tamer of wild elephants and perhaps the only female mahout in the world. Parbati Barua am about to meet a woman — elusive, mysterious, and ...
 The Sunday Guardian2 months ago
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