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Armed forces battling shortage of officers

Armed forces battling shortage of officers

Col Mohinder Pal Singh (Retd) While the country applauds the actions of the defence forces on the borders, the citizens are largely unaware that each unit of the fighting and supporting arms of the Army are battling an acute shortage of officers. Some combat units are even staffed at a deficiency of 30 to 40 […] Read more

Pulwama massacre result of coalition Govt's failure

Pulwama massacre result of coalition Govt’s failure

Shiv Kumar Padha Before penning down the article I feel it pertinent to remind the learned readers about the statements made by two PDP leaders. Mehbooba Mufti the, erstwhile PDP Supremo, which she gave during the Shri Amarnath Shrine Board andolan in 2008 where in she totally declined to give an inch of land to […] Read more

The heavy price of protests

The heavy price of protests

FAROOQ WANI Violent agitations involving a deluge of stone throwing on police forces in Kashmir valley, has, in effect, written a new page in the books of asymmetric warfare. With relative reduction in terror activity, dipping public support and dwindling number of terrorists, the separatists and radicals have found “stone pelting” a new weapon in […] Read more

World Sparrow Day

World Sparrow Day

Meenu Sadhotra The house sparrow, Passer Domesticus is so named because it has always been associated with human habitation. It occurs naturally in most of Europe, the Mediterranean region and much of Asia. Its intentional or accidental introduction to many regions including parts of Australia, Africa and America make it the most widely distributed bird. […] Read more

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