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Never forget the Heroes of Rezang La
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Never forget the Heroes of Rezang La

'Why isn't the story of the valiant 13th Kumaon a part of every child's textbooks?' 'Why have we let these brave men die unwept, unmourned, and unsung?' asks Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: The Rezang La war memorial. Photograph: Divya Nair/Rediff.com Most of us studied the Alfred Tennyson poem The Charge of the Light Brigade in school. The Battle of Thermopylae we read of with goose bumps. We all know about Custer's Last Stand. And the battle cry 'Remember the Alamo!' resonates with us. Yet, none ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago

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55 years ago: They fought to the last man for India

On November 18, 1962, 114 soldiers of the 13th Kumaon fought till the last man, and last bullet, in sub-zero temperatures, to beat back the huge Chinese army. We salute the Heroes of Rezang La. IMAGE: An Indian soldier stands guard over makeshift forts which have been hastily built in Ladakh during the India-China war in 1962. Photograph: Radloff/Three Lions/Getty Images India may have lost the 1962 war with China, but it was not completely a saga of defeat. Hamstrung by an indecisive ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Australian researcher documents Kumaon musical folk epics

Andrew Alter left India, but India never really left him. Captivated by the soulful tunes that resonated across the hills and valleys of Uttarakhand as a boy, the Australian researcher is now seeking to preserve local musical epics.The scholar from Australias ...
 Business Standard1 month ago
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Google Doodle puts spotlight on Nain Singh Rawat

About a century and half ago, a young Nain Singh Rawat who hailed from the Kumaon region of what is now in Uttarakhand, set out for a journey that no one had dared before -- to survey Tibet, a Google Doodle on Saturday highlighted.The terrain was tough, ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Google celebrates birthday of explorer Nain Singh Rawat  Money Control1 month ago After winning half marathon, Rawat fires salvo at AFI  Business Standard3 weeks ago New Google Doodle: Who was Nain Singh Rawat?  Prokerala1 month ago

Nainital memories, environmental discussions mark Day 1 at Himalayan Echoes lit fest

Set in the lap of the Kumaon hills, the 2nd edition of the Himalayan Echo Kumaon Festival for Arts and Literature began here on Saturday.Held at Abbotsford Heritage Homestay in Nainital, the first day of the two day lit fest, which is mentored by eminent ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Literary festival to focus on wildlife conservation  Business Standard2 months ago U'khand to host Kumaon Festival of Literature and Arts  Prokerala2 months ago

Uttarakhand: Kumaon food controller dismissed over PDS scam worth 600 crores

A scam worth Rs 600 crore was detected in the public distribution system of Uttarakhand by the special investigation team (SIT), which led to the dismissal of the regional food controller in Kumaon division of the state. Representative Image DEHRADUN: A scam ...
 Zee News2 months ago Uttarakhand: PDS scam worth 600 cr leads to dismissal of regional food controller  Sify2 months ago PDS scam worth Rs 600 crore unearthed in Uttarakhand  Business Standard2 months ago

Khadi dying a slow death in Uttarakhand

The khadi industry, once a symbol of Mahatma Gandhi's vision of swadeshi, is dying a gradual death in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand due to the apathy of successive governments despite rising demand for khadi in the market.Successive governments in thestate ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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This travel startup lets you take an intellectual vacation

Experience Co. designs journeys and interventions for artists, musicians, designers, filmmakers and entrepreneurs through its projects -- the Roadtrip Experience and the Beach House Project. All photographs: Kind courtesy Yourstory.com Most artists and creative minds dream of jamming it with like-minded doers and go-getters, but creating such an opportunity and experience doesn't always come easy. If you are someone who's looking for one such experience, then Experience Co. may be the place ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Gurez Coy bags Commandants banner for Autumn Term 2017

[India], Dec 6 (ANI): The Commandant's award ceremony was held with the Gurez Coy receiving the Commandants banner for Autumn Term 2017. The Commandants Medal for Best Gentleman Cadet in Weapon Training was awarded to Academy Cadet Adjutant Karthigayan S of ...
 Sify5 days ago
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Army pays tribute to first PVC recipient Maj Somnath Sharma

[India], November 3 (ANI): The Indian Army on Friday paid tribute to Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of the highest Indian gallantry award Param Vir Chakra, in a wreath-laying ceremony in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. GOC Victor force, ...
 Sify1 month ago
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