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by Shishir
16 Jan 2004 23:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Babui, This is not from Force but this profile is about Maj. Udai Singh. Depressing story though.. Major Udai Singh ( 1 Para SF/ 4 Vikas ) This is the story of two Udai Singhs, both armymen killed in combat within two days of each other. The first one, a recent immigrant to the US from Chandigarh , ...
by Shishir
15 Jan 2004 08:17
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Lt. Col. Ajit Bhandarkar (25 RR) - Op Rakshak Obituary - It is with deep regret and a great feeling of profoundness that I record the death of a Brave great soldier at Jammu and Kashmir. Lt. Col. Ajit Bhandarkar of Rashtriya Rifles. (Madras Regiment), A GSB who hailed from Bangalore , was killed in...
by Shishir
15 Jan 2004 06:47
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Lt Ravinder Singh Chhikara ( 6 Grenadiers) -Op Rakshak RAJOURI, July 30: Displaying undaunting courage and valour of the highest order, Lt Ravinder Chhikara, 24, killed three dreaded terrorists of HUJI before attaining the supreme sacrifices in an encounter with foreign mercenaries near village Nai...
by Shishir
15 Jan 2004 06:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Maj Pradeep R Tathawade (8 J&K LI) - Op Rakshak PUNE, JUNE 19: It was on a sultry morning that the mortal remains of Major Pradeep R Tathawade was consigned to flames at a solemn ceremony held at the Vaikunth crematorium here today morning. Maj Tathawade was killed in action against militants i...
by Shishir
09 Jan 2004 06:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Capt. R Subramanian (1 Para SF) - Op Rakshak http://www.pararegt.org/images/h_subra.jpg NAHAN, June 27 — Tributes were paid to martyr Capt R. Subramanian, who laid down his life for the nation while fighting foreign militants in Kupwara districts on June 18. Capt R. Subramanian belonged to First Pa...
by Shishir
09 Jan 2004 00:31
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Constable Allah Rakha Unadjam (SRP - Grp 3) - Akshardham Shock and pride. Residents of Umej village in Junagadh district felt both sentiments as news of the death of Allahrakha Unadjam, the SRP constable of Group Three Mandana (District Banaskantha), Company ‘C’, while fighting terrorists at Akshar...
by Shishir
08 Jan 2004 23:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Captain Javed Ali Saifi (35 RR) - Op Rakshak http://www.milligazette.com/Archives/15-8-2000/Captain-web.gif The country lost yet another promising young soldier in front of the lofty chinar trees in what used to be ‘paradise on earth.’ Captain Jawed Ali Saifi, who had just celebrated his 32nd birth...
by Shishir
08 Jan 2004 23:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Samir ul Islam (17 Para Field Regt) - Op Rhino Following the glorious tradition set by Brigadier Usman and Havildar Abdul Hameed, another young Muslim from Lucknow laid down his life in defence of the country. Major Sameerul Islam made the supreme sacrifice while fighting ultras in North East...
by Shishir
08 Jan 2004 23:11
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Sep Bhag Singh (7 SIKH LI) - Op Rhino FATEHGARH SAHIB, Sept 13 - A tearful farewell was given to martyr Bhag Singh at his native village, Pola, 19 km from here, today.Jawan Bhag Singh was a wireless operator in Sikh Light Infantary Regiment posted in Assam. He was killed during Operation Rhino at K...
by Shishir
08 Jan 2004 03:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Sameer Katwal (21 Kumaon) - Op Rhino A martyrdom I would like to bring to the attention of readers the story of the martyrdom of Major Sameer Katwal. Katwal was killed on the morning of August 28 while attacking a camp of the newly formed Dima Halong Dowga (DHD) militant group in the North Ka...
by Shishir
07 Jan 2004 22:32
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Mohan Gangadharan (Bengal Engineer Group, 59 Engineer Regt)- Operation Rhino http://www.geocities.com/rajeevgm/krec/image002.jpg EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE Saturday, February 27, 1999 (No Link) For 75-year-old ex-servicemen Col K G Gangadharan it is a proud moment that his soldier-son died a hero's...
by Shishir
07 Jan 2004 21:57
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Lt Narendra Mayenkar (11 Sikh)- Operation Rhino http://www.goacom.com/goanow/2000/mar/mayekar.jpg Goa salutes 36-year-old Lt Narendra Mayenkar, a brave Indian soldier, who died fighting for his motherland, on February 26, in faraway Assam. Hailing from Sada in Vasco, Mayenkar was an exceptionally g...
by Shishir
07 Jan 2004 21:38
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Profiles of a few women who displayed admirable courage amidst great personal loss. Image Lt. Geetanjali Choudhary transformed herself from an Army Officer's wife to an Army Officer by passing out successfully from Officers Training Institute,Chennai, and being commissioned on 6 March'99. Being marr...
by Shishir
07 Jan 2004 21:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Col Ivan Crasto (21 Para SF) http://www.pararegt.org/images/h_cresto.jpg Not all men in uniform lead such exciting lives. In fact, even out of the combat lot, a few get much more than their share of excitement. Col Ivan Crasto’s life has been more action-packed than much of the fiction one sees on ...
by Shishir
07 Jan 2004 05:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Sushil Aima (17 RR) - Op Rakshak http://img319.imageshack.us/img319/3729/aimasmall4av.th.jpg 5.45 p.m, August 1st, 1999. The phone rings.... The caller has sad news to convey. " Madam, your brother, Major Aima made the supreme sacrifice while fighting the militants this morning. Please get in...
by Shishir
07 Jan 2004 05:18
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Sudhir Kumar (9 Para SF) http://mod.nic.in/samachar/jan01-03/image/5b.jpg Even though life continues normally in the little slate-roofed mud house in the tiny village of Banuri, near Palampur, yet it can never be the same again for those living there. In a dimly-lit small room, the immaculate...
by Shishir
06 Jan 2004 23:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Subedar Surinder Singh ( 3 Sikh) http://www.ndtv.com/images/topstories/Surindersingh.jpg Subedar Surinder Singh of the 3rd Sikh regiment has been posthumously decorated with the Ashok Chakra, the highest peace time gallantry award. He gunned down four Pakistani militants in a fierce encounter near ...
by Shishir
06 Jan 2004 06:02
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Captain Gurjinder Singh Suri (12 Bihar) - Op Rakshak http://www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20021117/n1.jpg On November 9, all roads seemed to lead to the Captain Suri Park on Captain Suri Road in Shastri Nagar Colony of Ghaziabad when people from all walks of life streamed into the park to garland the b...
by Shishir
06 Jan 2004 02:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Inderjeet Singh Babbar (14 Field regiment) The troops of Red Horns Division deployed in Darrang district had a spectacular success on 17 June 2003 in smashing an ULFA temporary transit hideout at village Neogpara five kilometers north east of Deomornai in Darrang district. Based on specific i...
by Shishir
06 Jan 2004 01:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Lt Hari Singh Bisht (11 GR) Hari Singh Bisht of 11 Gorkha Rifles showed undaunting courage, valour and in the highest tradition of the Indian Army made supreme sacrifice in Bhimer Gali sector while fighting with terrorist. Lieutenant Hari Singh Bisht eliminated the most dreaded terrorist Abu Ahad D...
by Shishir
06 Jan 2004 00:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Major Mangerira Vinod Muthanna (5 Sikh LI/RR) Major Vinod Muthanna, a native of Madikeri and attached to the 5th Sikh Light Infantry unit positioned at Khanbal in Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir died a heroes’ death and true to the characteristic valour of military officers from Kodagu. Th...
by Shishir
04 Jan 2004 03:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Captain Sylvester Rajesh Rathnam (21 Jat) http://news.indiainfo.com/2002/08/05/captrajesh.jpg Even as the Army and the concerned family was mourning the untimely death of young Captain Kevin Kumar - who was killed fighting militants in J&K, news came of the shocking death of another young soldi...
by Shishir
04 Jan 2004 03:50
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Couple of news items archived in my HD from 2002.. Captain Kevin Kumar (9 Para SF) Bangalore: On October 21, he would have turned 28 and probably got married. But, fate willed otherwise. The mortal remains of captain Kevin Kumar of Bangalore were laid to rest at the Hosur Road cemetery under full mi...
by Shishir
04 Jan 2004 03:20
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145311

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Paratrooper Sanjog Chhetri (9 Para SF)- Op Sarp Vinash http://im.rediff.com/news/2003/aug/14chakra.jpg Sanjog Chhetri of the prestigious 9 Para Commando was part of a team tasked for the initial operations on terrorist locations in Surankot area of Rajouri sector on April 22. "The commandos, while ...
by Shishir
13 Feb 2003 00:31
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Air Force -- News Folder -- February 2003
Replies: 71
Views: 5703

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Indo-French air exercise pictures http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030212/170/398sk.html http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030212/170/398rk.html http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/030212/170/398sg.html http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&...
by Shishir
03 Oct 2002 00:49
Forum: News Folders Archive
Topic: Indian Army -- News Folder -- October 2002
Replies: 38
Views: 4088

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Indian paratroopers exercising with the 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment during 'Geronimo Thrust' in Alaska. http://www.pacom.mil/imagery/archive/0210photos/021001troops-h.jpg http://www.pacom.mil/imagery/archive/0210photos/021005indian-i.jpg http://www.dtic.mil/armylink/news/Oct2002/a20021016gerth...
by Shishir
10 May 2002 04:09
Forum: Strategic & Security Issues Archive
Topic: Parakram II: all services excercise on western front
Replies: 173
Views: 60809

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The 200 soldiers from Special Operations Forces, representing the elite Delta Force, rangers, marine and naval seals, would join a band of 200 Indian para-commandoes in special exercises, highly placed Army sources here said. Let's see here...So we have a CT unit(Delta), Elite infantry(Rangers), Ma...

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