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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......

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.......

2 washed away in flash floods in Uttarakhand

Two persons were washed away in flash floods in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand following heavy rains, even as the relief works were in full swing in the flood-hit Uttarkashi district. All the 158......

Sacrifice of Tibet: Of extraordinary delusions

On November 18 every year, I silently salute the brave souls of C Company, 13th Kumaon Regiment, who in 1962 died practically to the last man and the last bullet defending Ladakh against the......

ULFA militant killed in army encounter

Continuing with the relentless operations against the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom, the troops of 19 Kumaon Regiment of 181 Mountain Brigade killed an ULFA leader in an encounter on......

Uttarakhand plans IIM at Kashipur

The Uttarakhand government is planning to set up an Indian Institute of Managementin Kumaon region of the hill state.For this purpose, the government has identified two sites-- Escort Farms in the......

Rudrapur readies for Nano launch

A five-star hotel, malls and branded showrooms. The face of Rudrapur, a small township in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, has undergone a drastic change due to the Pantnagar Industrial Estate.......

Monsoon getaways are cheaper on your pocket

Image: Uttarakhand's Valley of Flowers. Photograph: Araghu/Wikimedia Commons Hotels, airlines offer discounts to attract customers during lean season; attractions include treks, nature trails,......

Kailash Mansarovar, Haj pilgrimage exempt from service tax

Pilgrimage to Kailash Mansarovar and Haj will become cheaper with the government exempting such tours from the Service Tax. According to a notification, service tax exemption has been provided to......

Himalayan calamity: Banks start counting losses

The Garhwal region collectively has deposits worth Rs 2,100 crore and advances worth Rs 1,000 crore. Leading public sector banks, particularly State Bank of India, are staring at a substantial loss......

Tubelight Review: Salman doesn't seem to be having fun

'How can you blame poor Kabir Khan for the Tubelight fiasco?''We know that his Job Description expects him to work below full capacity, to sell his soul, and we know his SOP-sheet has the title:......

Tubelight Review: Salman tries to be cute, too hard

If Tubelight had a real story and wasn't just flip-flopping between monotonous episodes of fluky coincidences treated like divine intervention and cursory battle scenes devoid of danger, urgency or......

Why did Salman Khan get emotional at the Tubelight trailer launch?

Memories of the late Om Puri, Vinod Khanna and Reema Lagoo surfaced.Snapshots from the evening. IMAGE: Tubelight is Salman Khan's, left, third film with director Kabir Khan,......

Why Dhoni's bro doesn't find mention in the biopic

'I may be non-existent in the movie because I don't have much contribution in Mahi's life.' IMAGE: Mahendra Singh Dhoni with his elder brother Narendra (right). Photograph: Twitter MSDhoni: The......

The National Anthem inspires this Olympian

'I would not be running had it not been for the army.''I learned to value my time only after I was posted in Kashmir.''I was posted there for three months. In those three months I learned......
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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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/column/never-forget-the-heroes-of-rezang-la/20171119.htm
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... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/55-years-ago-they-fought-to-the-last-man-for-india/20171118.htm
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... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/army-pays-tribute-to-first-pvc-recipient-maj-somnath-sharma-news-national-rldmdqagihejh.html
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... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/army-celebrates-infantry-day-in-jk-117102800046_1.html
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... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/638993/indian-army-among-strongest-world.html

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