Forget terror, weather is proving to be the worst enemy for the Army troops on counter-infiltration operations at the high-altitude areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Kashmir valley. As the snow breaks new record in the Valley, the Army posts and ... DNA, 3 weeks ago
[India], Jan. 28 (ANI): All five army personnel, who were trapped under snow in Kupwara's Macchil sector along the Line of Control (LoC) here when the track leading to their post caved in, have been rescued alive. The rescued personnel are presently under ...Sify, 3 weeks ago
We celebrate Republic Day with this special feature, published on Rediff.com in January 2013. Quite a few Bollywood heroes have worn patriotism proudly on their sleeves. As we get into a patriotic spirit, we ask you, dear readers, to vote for the most patriotic hero through the ages. Click through the slide show and vote for YOUR favourite at the end. Manoj Kumar IMAGE: Manoj Kumar in Upkar. So great and well known was his dedication to making films about patriotism that ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
'Often reviled, mostly ignored, sometimes venerated, he has taken it all in his stride.''He has stood by the nation through thick and thin,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). Over one million soldiers, sailors and airmen serve our country with honour and distinction. They are role models for the nation -- the epitome of courage and unflinching devotion to duty. In hail, sleet and snow, in icy blizzards and pouring rain, the Indian soldier stands sentinel over the nation's borders in the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
[India], Dec. 9 (ANI): In Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army is sending the message of cleanliness and 'swatchta' to the nation from the frontiers of Kargil. Indian Army in collaboration with Degree College Kargil and ITI Kargil launched a Swatch Bharat ...Sify, 2 months ago
'The devious minds across the border will test us to the hilt, but in the course of that will offer us opportunities for which we must be prepared,' says Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (retd), who commanded the Uri Brigade, the Baramulla Division and the Srinagar-based Chinar Corps. At the outset it is important to clarify that the term fidayeen is being used in this essay as a means of convenience. It does not sanctify the sneak actions of terrorists. The fidayeen phenomenon is not new to ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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