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by Shishir
12 Feb 2004 07:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
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Capt V Tirupathi (AIC) The body of Capt V Tirupathi of the Army Intelligence Corps, who was killed by Naga militants in Nagaland early this week, was brought to Bangalore this afternoon. Originally hailing from Andhra Pradesh, Capt Tirupathi had moved to Bangalore after his marriage with Vanishree,...
by Shishir
12 Feb 2004 06:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Major Lalson Varghese (14 RR) HYDERABAD April 28, 2003 Family, friends, colleagues and common folk bid a tearful farewell to Major Lalson Varghese of the Indian Army in Hyderabad on Monday afternoon. Suspected Jaish-e-Mohammed terrorists killed the 29-year-old major in an ambush during the counter-...
by Shishir
12 Feb 2004 05:28
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Not sure if this belongs here. Admins,make the call.. Sub-Inspector Shakeel Ahmed (Karnataka State Police) http://www.ourkarnataka.com/images/shakeel.jpg A high profile Police Officer of the previous STF officer of Karnataka, M.Shakeel Ahmed joined as a probationary Sub-Inspector of police in 1981, ...
by Shishir
12 Feb 2004 04:58
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Major Milton V Kurien (5 Sikh) http://www.kaumudi.com/news/091703/17noon.jpg Caption:Relatives of slained Major Milton Boban Kurian breaks down as his coffin arrives in Kochi on Tuesday. Major Kurien was killed by militants at Kupwara in Jammu and Kashmir on last Sunday Major Milton Kurien's final ...
by Shishir
12 Feb 2004 04:16
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Wonderful article on Capt Arun Kumar Bhargava who passed away couple of years ago... Captain(Later Col) Arun Kumar Bhargava (Op Cactus Lily) BHOPAL, Dec 16: The leaves of Capt Arun Kumar Bhargava’s diary not only portray hair-raising exploits of a daring fighter but also reveal the finer feelings of...
by Shishir
11 Feb 2004 23:23
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defence Expo 2004
Replies: 318
Views: 97537

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Image Caption:An Israeli exhibitioner explains the functioning of the new generation Multi-Purpose Missile System (Spike) to an Army jawan at the Defexpo India 2004 in New Delhi on Friday. — Tribune photo by Mukesh Aggarwal Image Caption:NEW DELHI, INDIA: An Indian businessman (L) discusses the mer...
by Shishir
11 Feb 2004 05:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Captain Jitesh Bhutani (31 CIU) LUCKNOW : Twenty-eight-year-old Captain Jitesh Bhutani of the Counter Intelligence Unit (CIU) attained martyrdom during an anti-insurgency operation on November 16 at Shupian near Srinagar in Jammu and Kashmir . His body was cremated with full military honours here a...
by Shishir
11 Feb 2004 05:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
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Captain Omkarnath Rao (22 MLI) - Op Rakshak BANGALORE: As the Marathas bid adieu to their young martyr with tearful eyes in Uri sector on Monday, it was a goodbye to a friend and colleague, who had kept the honour of the uniform, an end to a story of great valour. In life Captain Omkar Nath Rao had...
by Shishir
11 Feb 2004 04:44
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
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Havildar Bachura S. Devaiah - Op Rakshak Madikeri, Aug. 20: Another havaldar from Kodagu become a martyr in the fight against militants. A youth from Kodagu, Bachura S. Devaiah 34 years, fell prey to the bullets of militants at Nowshera in Southern Kashmir, yesterday. The team of 'Kodagu Front' tre...
by Shishir
10 Feb 2004 07:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
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Captain Vinayak Gore (Op Rakshak) Source:Indian Express - No URL Mumbai, May 27: DEATH snatched away her only son and in return gave her an obsession. In the seven years since Captain Vinayak Gore, a resident of Vile Parle (E), lay down his life in Kashmir, his mother Anuradha Gore has drawn up a b...
by Shishir
10 Feb 2004 07:10
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Two old articles on Capt Nongrum.. Captain Keishing Clifford Nongrum (12 J&K LI) - Op Vijay http://www.bharat-rakshak.com/HEROISM/Images/Nongrum.jpg O captain, my captain... Today he is gone..... martyrised himself for the motherland. Proving daring unto death, Captain Nongrum left behind ‘yeste...
by Shishir
09 Feb 2004 05:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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by Shishir
05 Feb 2004 22:01
Forum: Military Expositions Archive
Topic: Defence Expo 2004
Replies: 318
Views: 97537

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Aditya,
Is the Arjun simulator by CASSA or MACMET? BTW, what is MACMET displaying this time around? Supposedly the emphasis is on the Navy. Was the naval tactical trainer displayed?

Thanks,
-Shishir
by Shishir
01 Feb 2004 03:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Captain Anirban Bandyopadhyay (1/4 GR) - Op Parakram In March 2002, Captain Anirban Bandyopadhyay, 24, was killed in Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir, a bullet fired by a mujahideen piercing his heart while he was trying to save his comrades. In January 2004, his mother Shukla is away on a peace mission ...
by Shishir
01 Feb 2004 02:27
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Capt Rohit Kaushal (12 RR) - Op Rakshak http://www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20021110/9ct7.jpg Panchkula, November 9 The seventh martyrdom day of Capt. Rohit Kaushal will be observed at his native village in Jalauli on November 11. The 27- year- old officer from 12 Rashtriya Rifles had attained martyrd...
by Shishir
01 Feb 2004 02:15
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Capt Deepak Guleria (3 RR) - Op Rakshak http://www.tribuneindia.com/2001/20010812/hw.gif “Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live, taking the form of readiness to die.” Her eyes mist over as she pauses several times, struggling to pull herself together to relive...
by Shishir
01 Feb 2004 02:07
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Rfn Khazir Mohammad Bhat (22 RR/ JAK LI) NEW DELHI, JAN 15: Being a soldier is doubly tough for Kazir Mohammad Bhat, a 23-year-old resident of a village near Lolab, Kupwara, in Jammu and Kashmir. Today, Chief of Army Staff General S. Padmanabhan pinned the Sena Medal for gallantry on Bhat's chest. ...
by Shishir
01 Feb 2004 01:39
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Sub-Inspector Ashwani Kumar (CISF) Ahmedabad, Jan 27 It is rare for security personnel to defy convention and still get recommended for a President's Police Medal. But such has been the case with Central Industrial Security Force Sub-Inspector Ashwani Kumar, whose presence of mind helped save 36 li...
by Shishir
01 Feb 2004 01:30
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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L Nk Mohammad Altaf Dar Lance Naik Mohammad Altaf Dar who achieved martyrdom while fighting Lashkar-e-Taiba (LET) terrorists had chosen to join the Indian Army in 1997 at a time when most of his friends were crossing the Line of Control (LoC) from his native border district of Kupwara to Pakistan t...
by Shishir
28 Jan 2004 02:22
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Image Caption:NEW DELHI, INDIA: Sanjeeta (L) sister of Indian army paratrooper the late Sanjog Chhetri receives the country's highest peacetime award the 'Ashoka Chakra ' from Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (R) during India's 55th Repubic Day parade in New Delhi, 26 January 2004. The award was...
by Shishir
24 Jan 2004 04:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Major Navneet Vats (4/3 GR / 32 RR) Picture of Major Vats from Lt Nawang Kapadia's website. http://nawang.com/navneet/images/image057.jpg Caption: The officers of the Phor Thud during the wreath laying ceremony. From left to right : Maj. Navneet Vats , Maj. D.B. Ale, Capt. Abhay Sinh, Maj. J.S. Man...
by Shishir
24 Jan 2004 03:41
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
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Views: 145272

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Capt Umang Bhardwaj ( ASC/7 Jat) http://www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20021122/nc1.jpg Gurgaon, November 21 The mortal remains of Capt Umang Bhardwaj were consigned to the flames with state honours at his native Gaudoli village near here last evening. His elder brother, Maj Rakesh Bhardwaj, who is post...
by Shishir
24 Jan 2004 03:23
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
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Lt Dipendra Ghoshal (16 Jat) The Ghoshal family would have normally celebrated his birthday on Monday but instead the cruel hands of destiny snatched their only son a day earlier. Lt Dipendra Ghoshal had only recently left for duty to the 16th Jat Infantry Battalion in the first week of this month ...
by Shishir
24 Jan 2004 03:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Capt Vinay Kumar Sachan (27 RR- MLI) http://www.mid-day.com/ArticleImages/images17/sachin2732003111719.jpg RB Sachan is a shattered man. The body of his 26-year-old son, Vinay Kumar Sachan, was brought to the family’s Dombivli home yesterday from Jammu and Kashmir.Vinay, a captain with the 27 Rasht...
by Shishir
18 Jan 2004 06:05
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
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Major Harminder Pal Singh (18 Grenadiers) http://www.armyinkashmir.org/grfx/majhp1.jpg The village of Sudarkut Bala is located approximately 40 km north of Srinagar in Baramula district of Kashmir Valley. This village witnessed a daredevil action by soldiers of an elite Infantry Battalion on 13 Apr...
by Shishir
18 Jan 2004 05:46
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Lt Kanavdeep Singh (10 Sikh LI) http://www.tribuneindia.com/2003/20030927/pun1.jpg Lt Kanavdeep Singh of 10 Sikh Light Infantry who sacrificed his life during an encounter with militants at Guraj sector in Jammu and Kashmir on September 23, was cremated with full military honour here today. Popular...
by Shishir
18 Jan 2004 05:09
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Major Kanwal Gulzar Singh (32 RR / 5/9GR) http://www.mcjalandhar.com/shaheed_jal/kanwal_gulzar_singh_6.jpg The death of Major Kanwal Gulzar Singh of 32 Rasthriya Rifles in the Kupwara area of Jammu and Kashmir in an ambush by terrorists has plunged Jalandhar's Vivek Vihar colony in grief as his old...
by Shishir
18 Jan 2004 04:53
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
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Captain Mandeep Singh (4 RR / 49 AD Regt) - Op Rakshak http://www.mcjalandhar.com/shaheed_jal/mandeep_singh_8.jpg JALANDHAR, Aug 8 — Capt Mandeep Singh of 49 Armoured Division Regiment, who was killed in Kupwara area of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6 in counter insurgency when terrorists stormed an ...
by Shishir
17 Jan 2004 07:01
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Found this old article about Capt Batra on my HD but relevant to this thread, I think... Capt Vikram Batra (13 J&K Rifles) - A gentleman forever When I first saw Luv in DAV college, Chandigarh, it was a little difficult to differentiate him from his twin Kush. The only difference was the mole on...
by Shishir
17 Jan 2004 06:56
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Lt Sachin Kumar Khindria (12 J&K LI) - Op Meghdoot http://www.davcmc.org/images/sachin.jpg Lt. Sachin passed B.Sc. (Computer Science) from DAV College Jalandhar in first division. Lt. Sachin was commissioned in December '97 and was posted at the snow-clad merciless height of 20,000 feet above s...
by Shishir
17 Jan 2004 06:49
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Flying Officer Gunjan Saxena http://www.davcmc.org/images/gunjan.jpg Another image Image from BR IAF gallery SRINAGAR/NEW DELHI, JULY 18: If you study anthropology, you usually become an anthropologist. But, then, usually, you don't fly aircraft, especially military aircraft. That too in the Kargil...
by Shishir
17 Jan 2004 06:26
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Major Raman Dada (11 Sikh) - Op Rhino http://www.davcmc.org/images/dada.jpg JALANDHAR, May 4 — Raman Dada, son of a prominent business family here, died a soldier's death on May 2, fighting insurgents of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) in Biswanath Chariali reserve forest area in c...
by Shishir
17 Jan 2004 01:08
Forum: Military Issues & History Forum
Topic: Profiles in Heroism: Archive
Replies: 434
Views: 145272

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Lance Naik Balbir Singh ( 6 Sikh LI) - Op Parakram http://www.tribuneindia.com/2002/20020523/ldh2.jpg Mortal remains of Lance Naik Balbir Singh, who laid down his life for the nation at Palan Wala sector of Akhnoor during cross-border shelling on Monday evening, were consigned to flames by his 10-y...

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