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The Story Of South India's Most Heroic Gift To The Indian Army, The Madras Sappers

The Story Of South India's Most Heroic Gift To The Indian Army...

The British may have initially thought of them as a support group — non-combatants who didn't need to be armed. But over time the Madras Sappers — the earliest engineering group of the Indian Army — were in the thick of action in many battles. Indiatimes, 1 month ago
'Thambis' in arms: Story of Madras Sappers Times of India, 1 month ago

181 soldiers pass out of MEG Centre

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Madras Engineer Group & Centre's parade ground came to life on Friday as 181 trainees passed out as soldiers. They will next move to their units, said a release from the Ministry of Defence. Six contingents ...
 The Hindu1 month ago 181 inducted into Army after a colourful Passing out parade  NetIndia123.com1 month ago

Thoughts after a few days of cycling

V.S. Naipaul recorded his observations while walking in his neighbourhood in the book The Enigma Of Arrival . A sharp observer of detail, as those who have read him will testify, Naipaul notices the peculiarities of people and landscape. And how the ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Farthest Field: A piece of Indian history that is hardly known

I knew him only as a face on a silver frame photo. . . When he spent all his childhood looking at those photo frames in his house, little did Raghu Karnad know that there was such a huge story hidden, buried. The novel Farthest Field by ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Book review: The Second World War through a family's story

By the end of the Second World War, nearly 2.5 million Indians had taken part in the action on behalf of the Allied war effort. The Indian Army was at the time the largest volunteer army in history. Indian troops fought in nearly every theatre of ...
 Business Standard India3 weeks ago

From brain to aeroplane

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Some museums in the spotlight: Gandhi Bhavan Karnataka Folk Museum Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath National Gallery of Modern Art Philatelic Museum Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

A torpedo named Bangalore

BENGALURU: Years before the outsourcing industry created the word `Bangalored', the city was quite famous for a little tube filled with explosives. The word 'Bangalore' was commonly used by US and British forces, shouted out at a beachhead in ...
 Times of India1 month ago A torpedo name Bangalore  Times of India1 month ago

Amitav Ghosh's Flood of Fire: Requiem for a Dream

Amitav Ghosh's epic Ibis trilogy sails home in ponderous, minutely detailed glory History is a jealous master, claiming every descendant of its originators. One of contemporary literature's most panoramic historical sagas repeatedly returns to ...
 Open2 months ago

World War veterans family wants to set up memorial, museum

Coimbatore: Kovai has a little-known link with the devastating World Wars decades ago and it lies in a nondescript house in a meandering lane in Pappanaickenpalayam. A family of World War veterans is preserving the memories and laurels of their ...
 Deccan Chronicle2 months ago
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