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'Badluram ka badan': Origins of Indian Army's favourite marching song, and why it retains its iconic status
India

'Badluram ka badan': Origins of Indian Army's favourite marching song, and why it retains its iconic status

Badluram, a jawan in the Assam Regiment, died during World War II in Japan when India was still under British rule. The quartermaster was supposed to report deaths of the soldiers to the authorities so that the ration for the slain soldiers be stopped. But he didn’t remove Badluram’s name from the list. Every soldier was entitled to ration (food supplies) and the quartermaster continued to take rations on Badluram's name. Many, however, say he forgot to remove the name.

Afghanistan former prez Karzai slams US, Pakistan in farewell speech
World

Afghanistan former prez Karzai slams US, Pakistan in farewell speech

Outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai blamed US for long war, a final swipe at the country that helped bring him to power 13 years ago.

Cracks appear in US-Afghanistan security pact
World

Cracks appear in US-Afghanistan security pact

Afghanistan's president and the U.S. delivered blunt messages to each other Monday that gave no indication of a resolution of their disagreements over a pact that governs the future of the American troop presence in the country.