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Feb 01, 2020
The Forgotten Few: New book remembers birth of the Indian Air Force, its first pilots to conquer the airWhile a lot has been written about the contribution of the Indian Army during World War II, The Forgotten Few by KS Nair, is a rare account of the Indians who participated in the war in the air, alongside British and other Allied pilots. A passionate war buff since his childhood, Nair realised the need for the book only after travelling outside India as part of his day job.
Nov 09, 2018
100th anniversary of end of World War-I: Participation of Indian soldiers helped build army's leadership capabilitiesIndians of a particular type get prickly about native troops who went to either World War-I or World War-II. The most merciless label has been to call them 'mercenaries.'
Nov 09, 2018
100th anniversary of end of World War-I: Memory of Indian soldiers who took part should evoke rage against British EmpireBy valorising the sacrifices of Indian soldiers during World War-I, we insult the memories of those who resisted the empire—and exonerate those who sent soldiers to fight.
Sep 19, 2017
Stanislav Petrov, the 'man who saved world' from nuclear war dies at 77 in RussiaStanislav Petrov, a Soviet military officer who is widely credited with helping prevent a nuclear war with the United States, has died aged 77, his son told AFP on Tuesday.
Jul 07, 2016
History of World War 1 Sikh soldiers to be preserved onlineAs the world marks the centenary of the Battle of the Somme, one of the bloodiest battles in human history, hitherto unknown tales of Sikhs during The Great War (1914-18) are being captured for the first time using the latest in mapping technology and a crowd-sourcing initiative to preserve family stories that were at risk of being lost forever.
Jun 12, 2016
Marching into E3 with Battlefield 1Array
Dec 21, 2015
India is in the midst of a fatal glanders epidemic and no one is paying any attention, writes Maneka GandhiHorses and mules used by tourists to visit Vaishno Devi have been found to be infected with this very infectious glanders disease
Mar 10, 2015
Centenary Commemoration of World War I at India GateCentenary Commemoration of World War I at India Gate