Monthly Archives: April 2020

205th Raising Day Celebrated Like No Other

Five years ago I Was at Mamun Cantt, Pathankot, to celebrate the bicentenary of 1/1 Gorkha Rifles on 24th April 2015. Over 1000 people of all ages, from all ranks, had come from as far as England and remote corners … Continue reading

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A Hill Called *Melrose*

Prologue In combat operations, it is generally not possible to find an objective with a proper noun. Therefore, world armies create their own names to identify their objectives for any operation to easy understanding assimilation by all troops involved in … Continue reading

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Anaconda Train

In the din of COVID 19 and the competition of मैं भी expert in the TV Channels, important news of Anaconda train run by the Indian Railways was never heard nor was it ever seen in the TV. But when … Continue reading

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Grey Mule – A War Veteran of 1st WW

A true story of a war veteran mule Animal transport was an integral part of the Sapper warfare. The story of the ‘Grey Mule’, revered as the most travelled mule in the world, enjoys a legendary status in the lore … Continue reading

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We Will Miss You Yoda

(06 June 2005 – 08 April 2020) The below poem is dedicated to you, YODA, from the RANAS Rudyard Kipling’s Poem – A Dog for Jesus A Dog for Jesus(Where dogs go when they die)** I wish someone had given … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass (COVID 19)

A post written by an Army wife – Nancy Singh. I thought I should share (copy-paste). I contemplated a couple of times before actually jotting it down. I know probably few will still not agree to me and try to … Continue reading

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