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Amarinder spends Independence Day eve with troops

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh spent the Independence Day eve with troops of the 3 Sikhs in the state's Gurdaspur district on Monday.Amarinder Singh entered the 'Barakhana' (regimental dinner) with the troops of the 3rd battalion of the Sikh ... Prokerala, 5 days ago

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2 army men, among 5, selected for Kirti Chakra

  Two armymen, who sacrificed their lives during anti-terror operations, were among five security force personnel selected for the prestigious Kirti Chakra, the second highest gallantry award. President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday approved a total of 112 gallantry awards for defence and paramilitary personnel for their sacrifices to the nation, the defence ministry said. Havildar Giris Gurung of Gorkha Rifles, Major David Manlun from the Naga Regiment and Pramod Kumar, Commandant of 49 ...
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Could Partition have been less bloody?

The British administration ignored the mounting evidence of violence between Hindus and Muslims...Military historian Barney White-Spunner traces the countdown to the tragedy in his book, Partition. IMAGE: A nurse with child victims of communal violence in Amritsar during the Partition of British India, March 1947.The children's mother was stabbed to death in the riots and they were rescued by a British military patrol and taken to the hosptal for safety.Fighting took place between the city's ...
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The forgotten brutality of the 1857 Mutiny

'The summer of 1857 saw violence, perpetrated by the Indians and the Britons, on an unprecedented scale.''Never before and never after in the history of British rule in India was there violence at the level that 1857 witnessed.'Historian Rudrangshu Mukherjee revisits a chapter of history that is often ignored. The Rediff Special: 1857, the First War of Independence IMAGE: Troops of the Native Allies from The Campaign in India 1857-58, a series of 26 coloured lithographs published in ...
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PLAYERS IN PAK POLITCAL ROULETTE

NAWAZ SHARIF Ex-PM, Pakistan Muslim League (N) Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s 67-year-old ousted Prime Minister, who began his third term at the helm – he was earlier PM from 1990-1993 and 1997-1999, and then again from 2013 – has had a troubled relationship ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 week ago
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The army needs a new strategy for Kashmir

'A new doctrine now needs to be evolved for a new situation, and the army will do it.''You won't see more Kashmiris driven in front of army columns.''Nor will the army massacre hundreds, Dyer style,' says Shekhar Gupta. Brigadier General Reginald Dyer was British, but was an officer of the Indian Army. The 50 riflemen who opened fire at a peaceful Baisakhi gathering at Amritsar's Jallianwala Bagh, killing 396 and wounding more than a thousand, were Indian soldiers. Within 25 years, the same ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Nowshera martyr cremated, family criticises government

The body of an Army jawan who was killed in Pakistani firing in Nowshera sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, was cremated with full military honours at his native village Hoshiarpur, Punjab, on Saturday. Naik Bakhtawar Singh was killed when Pakistan violated the ceasefire by firing on forward posts along the Line of Control in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. The mortal remains of Singh, who was attached with 8 Sikh Light Infantry regiment, was brought to Hajipur in Mukerian sub ...
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10 Para (SF) - Mustafas of Desert Warfare

"Mussoorie main honeymoon manane walon ko pata chale ki IMA mein loha ban raha hai' (Let all honeymooners in Mussorie know that the IMA casts 'iron') This is one of many punch lines that drill instructors at the Indian Military Academy frequently boast to ...
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Deaf, mute woman raped by soldier on Lahore-bound train

A 30-year-old deaf and mute woman was allegedly raped by a Pakistani soldier in a Lahore-bound train. The suspect, a sepoy in Punjab Regiment and posted in Chaman, Balochistan, has been arrested by the Railways police and a rape case has been registered ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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Job scarcity: Why 51 Haryana men tried to join the Army by posing as Sikhs

Call it desperation to get employment or taking a short-cut to realise their dream of joining the armed forces, some young men in Haryana have been caught faking their religious identity. While officers in the Indian Army say that such instances have been ...
 catchnews.com2 months ago
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