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About 34 results for "sam manekshaw"

Gurkha women pray for soldiers on the border

RANCHI, Oct. 8 -- Former Indian Army Chief of Staff Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw had once stated that if a man says he is not afraid of dying, he is either lying or he is a Gurkha. Jharkhand has a sizeable population of Gurkhas. While the men are ... HT Syndication, 2 months ago

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Rajitha in Jaffna and Wiggy in Colombo

By Manekshaw Minister of Health and Co-Cabinet Spokesman Dr. Rajitha Senaratne has announced at the Cabinet Media briefing last Wednesday (23) that there was nothing wrong in commemorating the dead. Minister Rajitha Senaratne was in Jaffna on ...
 Ceylon Today2 weeks ago

50 years of reaching the unreachable

Coimbatore: As he leaves to his agricultural field from his modest house in Thookanaickenpalayam village, about 20km from Coimbatore, every day at dawn, T N Ramasamy, a farmer, carefully picks the radio set from the shelf. He reaches the farm, just ...
 Times of India2 days ago
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The General who 'created' Bangladesh

'General J S Aurora, the commander of the Indian forces in the East, asked General Sagat Singh to withdraw his troops who were on the move to Dacca -- but he refused.''He said, "Jaggi, over my dead body".''Therefore, I say the creator of Bangladesh was General Sagat Singh.'Lieutenant General O P Kaushik salutes the incredible soldiers who turned the tide in the 1971 War. Some of the best stories are told by soldiers. They will tell you of hard fought battles that have become the stuff of ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

Armed Forces

The recent dispute about the army deployment in Kolkata's toll plazas is indicative of a deeper malaise in civil and army relations in India. It is difficult to imagine that a colonel in the army was writing to inspectors of the Kolkata police about ...
 Kashmir Times4 days ago
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The men who made history

'The 1971 War was a great moment in history,' says Lieutenant General Anand Sarup, who was decorated with the Mahavir Chakra for his valour in the 1971 India-Pakistan War.Nearly 90, he looks back at the men and the moments that forged India's greatest military victory with Rediff.com's Archana Masih.   IMAGE: General S H F J 'Sam' Manekshaw, the chief of army staff, with troops during the 1971 War. Photograph: Kind courtesy The Indian Army Lieutenant General Anand Sarup was awarded the ...
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Review of Deadly Impasse, a book that looks at the India-Pakistan conflict

Peace in South Asia is likely to be elusive, and conflict on issues that define Indo-Pakistan relations will probably persist. This is mainly because the Pakistani state is greedy and its security establishment is fixated on Kashmir. It has deftly ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Indiatimes

Heres Why Pakistani Army Generals Enjoy More Power Than Their Indian Counterparts

As Pakistan's Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif is due to hang up his boots on 29 November, he is ending his tenure with quite high popularity. Although, most of the Army chiefs remain quite revered in Pakistan, General Sharif enjoyed ...
 Indiatimes2 weeks ago Lt Gen S K Sinha (1926-2016): The Lieutenant General who could not be Army chief  Indian Express3 weeks ago Will he exit quietly?  South Asia Monitor1 month ago
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9 ways in which Nehru was a bad pioneer

1. The first snooper: So India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru is also the allegedmastermind for India's first #Snoopgate when it appears that the family of Netaji SubhasChandra Bose was spied upon for the whole of his term as PM. ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

The Man Who Saw the Future

One of Jawaharlal Nehru's enduring legacies has been the firm civilian control of the military. Jawaharlal Nehru's legacy as a prime minister is often tarnished by two issues — Kashmir and the China debacle. In recent years, revisionist versions ...
 Indian Express4 weeks ago
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