Topic: Military biographies
When the second IAF squadron was being sanctioned in Feb 1941, AB Awan was picked to raise and command it. But he felt slighted when he was overlooked for promotions.
Sudhindra Kumar Majumdar was all of 27 when he raised IAF's first helicopter Unit with aircraft that the air force had never operated before.
From being the first Indian carrier pilot to being the first to command an Indian naval air squadron, the man ticked all the boxes over half a century ago.
From becoming the only Indian to have ever commanded a foreign Air Force to being called 'the father of sports' in the IAF, Jaswant Singh always packed a punch.
The list of myths goes on—don't eat fruits before bed, eat small meals to increase metabolism. But does science support these claims?
Weddings and celebrations picked up in full swing in the December quarter, more than doubling full-year imports to about 925 tonnes, the highest since 2011.
Both the ‘Royal’ prefix for the Navy and Air Force in India, as well as the absence of such a label for the Army, have their roots in British military and political history.
Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.