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Why should old soldiers fade away?
Lt Gen Vijay Oberoi | 28 Nov , 2012 1 comment
Why should old soldiers fade away?

General Douglas Macarthur, a very famous General of the Twentieth Century, who served his country, the United States of America, with dedication and élan for over half a century, both in peace and war, had made a famous speech on 19 April 1951, to both houses of the Congress at Capitol Hill. This was on his return from Japan, after his dispute...

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Age mismatch between Class-1 and NDA entry?
Col Dharam Singh | 28 Nov , 2012 21 comments
Age mismatch between Class-1 and NDA entry?

The minimum age for admission to class I of the Primary School stage across the nation is generally 5+ or 6+ years. Students are strictly denied admissions to class 1, if not meeting this age criteria, which is highly in order and as per rules. Advisory Board of Education (CABE) Committee on Free and Compulsory Education Bill also states the...

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Shocking Case of Miscarriage of Justice
B Raman | 26 Nov , 2012 0 comments

Instances of miscarriage of justice are many in India. Sometimes, such instances arise due to gross negligence by the police in the investigation.Sometimes, due to wanton fabrication of evidence and violation of the legal procedures to be followed during the investigation. Such instances continue to take place and even increase in number...

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MoD will take five months for disbursement of dues notification...
admin | 24 Nov , 2012 4 comments

I refer to my earlier mail on the subject of Rank Pay (appended below). As assured to all of you, today I visited office of PCDA(O), Pune at about 1100 hrs. On my request, Col Mukesh Anand also accompanied me. The concerned officer at PCDA(O) clearly told us that it may take 4 to 5 months more for MOD (GOI) to...

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Discussion on Siachen De-militarization with Air Chief Marshal Tyagi, Co-chair Track-II
 Discussion on Siachen De-militarization with Air Chief Marshal Tyagi, Co-chair Track-II

I had occasion to discuss the Siachen De-militarization Issue with Air Chief Marshal Tyagi (Retd) today (02 November 2012) during a break in the National Security Seminar at the USI. ACM Tyagi as you know was the Co-Chair of the Track II Team whose agreement with their Pakistani counterparts at Lahore to demilitarize Siachen was put on the net...

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