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by kunalverma
28 Sep 2011 17:02
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
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Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Gentlemen, the article appended below is written by General Harbhajan Singh. He raises some extremely pertinent points: Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 09:25:11 -0700 From: genharbhajansingh@yahoo.com Subject: MOD's role in COAS DOB The Ministry of Defence (MOD) of the Govt of India is hardly known for effic...
by kunalverma
22 Sep 2011 20:32
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 267978

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

I had the privilage of flying with these boys in April this year, especially in North Sikkim. It's easily one of the most difficult areas to fly in. Even on a clear day, visibility around the Teesta gorge is poor. As per SOP, all choppers have to clear Alpha Bravo (Coronation Bridge) by 1200 hrs. Fu...
by kunalverma
19 Sep 2011 13:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 267978

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

The epicentre was at Magan where the Army has a small detachment that looks after vehicles moving onto North Sikkim. Across the Teesta River lies the Dzongu region which is inhabited by Lepchas and no outsiders are allowed - this decree dates back to the days of the Chogyals. The road then goes onto...
by kunalverma
16 Sep 2011 13:22
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 267978

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Shouldnt the Chief file a defamation suit against Sandeep Unnithan, for his article? If DIG CID of both Rajasthan and Punjab verified his DOB as 1951 at the time of filing the entry docs to NDA, I think thats pretty conclusive. A 15 year old VK Singh had no influence over those officials at all! Ju...
by kunalverma
16 Sep 2011 07:53
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 267978

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

Sometimes we don't think things through. When we were working on the IMA film and later the book, the general concensus was that there must be a chapter on people who had been through the IMA, quit the Army and made it big in Civvie street. I had opposed this then most vehemently as I felt it gave a...
by kunalverma
11 Sep 2011 16:01
Forum: Trash Can Archive
Topic: Indian Army: News & Discussion
Replies: 3467
Views: 267978

Re: Indian Army: News & Discussion

The fact that the error was noticed and corrected before the COAS joined the NDA speaks for itself. That the correction didn't get reflected in the MS Branch records is just one of those things. How a clerical error can become such a massive issue reflects the fact that everything today can be polit...

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