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The Hero of the Battle of Dograi

Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde was awarded the Mahavir Chakra, the second highest honour in war-time, for winning one of the toughest battles ever fought by the Indian Army. In a brilliant and......

Two Wars and a Romance

'On June 15, 1965, Major A K Afridi of the Pakistan army was captured by Papa's 1 Mahar unit near Vigokot, when he accidently walked into Indian territory.' 'While he was being airlifted to Delhi......

DRDO's new assault rifle will be a disaster for the army

  The Indian Army rejected the DRDO's INSAS assault rifle in 2010 due to its all-round inefficiency. Now the army is being forced to accept DRDO's Excalibur rifle, which is basically an......

Good enough for China, but India spurns Arjun

For some inexplicable reason, the army prefers to use Russian armour; Arjun is deployed in only two of its 63 armoured regiments. Ajai Shukla reports. Chinese experts have given a thumbs up to the......

Squandering away the Myanmar advantage

The bravado of NDA ministers may have undone the gains made in cross-border security cooperation over the past several years. Ajai Shukla reports In 1986, as the intelligence officer of a brigade......

Biz travel? Most dangerous destinations

Business travel is usually far from glamorous. And sometimes it can be downright deadly. No, we don't mean the sort of danger that can arise from ingesting too much cholesterol at business dinners......

PR firms set a scorching pace

After two years of recession, the Rs 150-175 crore (Rs 1.5-1.75 billion) public relations business is on a roll with the country's top agencies growing at a blistering pace of 30-50 per cent in the......

Training and welfare, focus of Army commanders' meet

The annual Army Commanders Conference, coming in the wake ofseveral controversies centering around Army Chief Gen VK Singh over the past fortnight, is scheduled to finalise a road map for enhancing......
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Why do we shy away from our history?

Fifty years after the 1965 Indo-Pak war, filmmaker JP Dutta, who has translated subsequent battles to celluloid, talks about the significance of... ...
The war that almost broke Pakistan

Its tremendous sweep and meticulous detailing of bayonet duels, tank battles and air combat make the The Monsoon War among the most exhaustive... ...
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The Hero of the Battle of Dograi

Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde was awarded the Mahavir Chakra, the second highest honour in war-time, for winning one of the toughest battles... ...
Church groups decry military harassment in Mindanao

Benedictine Sister Theodora Bilocura (right) joins tribal leaders on Sept. 2 in calling for a stop to the killing of indigenous peoples in... ...

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