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Brigadier Hamir Singh (Retd), receives the Vijay Mashaal, in Jaipur Thursday | Via Indian Army

‘Didn’t know I’d live to get this’ — 1971 PoW, Vir Chakra awardee receives Vijay Mashaal torch

Brigadier Hamir Singh (Retd), who was a young captain during the 1971 war against Pakistan, was honoured as part of India’s celebrations to mark 50 years of the victory.
The restored grave of India-Pakistan war hero Brigadier Usman | By special arrangement

Army restores India-Pakistan war hero Brigadier Usman’s grave that was ‘vandalised’ in Delhi

On 26 December, the grave of Brigadier Mohammad Usman located in south Delhi’s Batla House Qabristan, was found damaged.
The damaged grave of Brigadier Mohammad Usman near Jamia Millia Islamia Metro Station in Delhi, on 28 December 2020 | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Army to restore India-Pakistan war hero Brigadier Usman’s ‘vandalised’ grave in Delhi

The Army wrote to Jamia Millia Islamia Tuesday seeking permission to carry out repairs of the grave, which was found damaged by miscreants in Delhi's Batla House Qabristan.
Representational image of an Indian Army tank and personnel in Ladakh | File photo: ANI

Indian Army’s dash to Dhaka in 1971 was operational brilliance. It holds lessons for Ladakh

Dhaka had 30,000 defenders against 3,000 of Indian Army. But such is the impact of threatening the centre of gravity that General Niazi agreed to surrender.
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How Indian armed forces can defeat Pakistan in less than a week

To do that, you should first define victory, know when to declare it, have a decisive conventional edge, and stop flying MiG-21s.
A copy of 'The Monsoon War'

How Pakistani Lt Col Nisar Ahmed won over Indian peers after stalling their advance in 1965

The Monsoon War by Capt Amarinder Singh & Lt Gen Tajinder Singh Shergill detail how outgunned Nisar Ahmed—who died last month—stalled Indian advance into Sialkot.
An INS Chakra SSN submarine used by Indian Navy | Commons

Balakot shows India needs to take its technological military edge beyond Pakistan’s reach

Pakistan has bridged the gap as far as relative technological edge is concerned, and India’s numerical edge will be in play only in long-duration war.

Kitney aadmi thhey? The most juvenile question to arise from the 90-hour India-Pakistan war

India needs to invest in its military to scare Pakistan to peace and work on its own people to understand the realities of war.
USE this one when in doubt. Also use this one when not in doubt. Just use this.

India’s 1971 victory a reminder that wars don’t end conflicts

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What the 1972 India-Pakistan Simla Agreement is all about & why it’s still relevant today

46 years ago, the historic pact was signed between the two South Asian neighbours for peaceful settlement of all disputes.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bezos, Branson & Musk — Are billionaires popularising space travel or just on an ego trip?

Jeff Bezos will travel to the edge of space in his New Shepard aircraft — more than a week after billionaire Richard Branson defeated him in a fast developing space race.