Category Archives: Brother -in Arms

Where Even Eagles Do not Dare

by Brig Anil Gupta (A Tribute to the Valiant Thambis) Siachen, the highest battle field in the world, is news once again because of 10 army men who were buried under the snow on 03 Feb 2016. “Quartered in Snow, … Continue reading

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When Field Marshal Cariappa Chose Country Over Child

A Tribute to Field Marshal KM Cariappa on the  occasion of the Army Day on Jan 15 (The views expressed in the below article are that of Mr. I. Ramamohan Rao, former Principal Information Officer, Government of India.) India will … Continue reading

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Sikhs in East Africa

Sikh Heritage in East Africa byHarjinder Singh Kanwal Source:                         http://www.sikh-heritage.co.uk Sikhs have been migrating to East Africa since 1890’s. They established themselves as a very hard working, honest, religious and skilled community. Their contribution to East Africa is phenomenal. We … Continue reading

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For Whom The Bells Toll

Below is the write up (I don’t know by whom) as received by me in my email forwards and I thought of sharing it. (( This is dedicated to ALL the Politicians , Bureaucrats and those Citizens of India who … Continue reading

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OROP (One Rank One Pension)

(Courtesy Col RP Chaturvedi…….. ) One Rank One Pension (OROP) is perhaps the longest playing Reality show in India today. It even beats popular cinema, including the phenomenal ‘Dil Wale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge’ (DDLJ) now being screened at the Maratha … Continue reading

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The “Phook” (Gas/Air) Theory

The literal meaning of the Punjabi word, `phook’ is air pressure. Metaphorically, it is used to describe an ego-state. Thus, if someone is hogging a lot of `phook’, he is `gassed’ or brash. The year, 1988. Location : No 3 … Continue reading

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A SOLDIER’S CHRISTMAS

by Michael Marks The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest.   Outside … Continue reading

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A write up by an Army wife about another Army wife

Courtesy Ms Neeharika Naidu Life and Fate: how the 1962 War tore a family by Neeharika Naidu This is not a new story. This story is not one looking for sympathy or pity, as all of these days have been … Continue reading

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The Soldier

Worth doing what your heart says to you! Horror gripped the heart of a World War-I soldier, as he saw his lifelong friend fall in battle. The soldier asked his Lieutenant if he could go out to bring his fallen … Continue reading

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