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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, 1 month 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.com1 month 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 Standard2 months 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, ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Google celebrates birthday of explorer Nain Singh Rawat  Money Control2 months ago After winning half marathon, Rawat fires salvo at AFI  Business Standard1 month ago New Google Doodle: Who was Nain Singh Rawat?  Prokerala2 months ago
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Uttarakhand's Kosi river is dying and only an immediate intervention will save it

The Kosi river in Uttarakhand's Kumaon region is dying, and experts suggest that if immediate measures are not taken to rejuvenate the river, it could spell doom for the region. Data from the last 25 years shows that the lean flow capacity of the river during ...
 catchnews.com6 days 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.com1 month 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 ...
 Sify1 month 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, ...
 Sify2 months ago

Army celebrates Infantry day in JK

The Indian Army in Jammu and Kashmir today celebrated the Infantry Day by organising a solemn but impressive wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial in Chandimandir here.Lt. Gen. Surinder Singh, Western Army Commander laid the wreath.He along with senior ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Indian Army among the strongest in the world: General Rawat

Indian Army is one of the strongest armies in the world, thanks to its committed regiments and personnel like those in the 3 Kumaon Rifles, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said today. The Army chief was here to honour soldiers, retired personnel and veer naris ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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