Captain Vikram Batra: The Sher Shah of The Tiger Hills

Captain Vikram Batra joined the Jessore Company of Manekshaw Battalion and was commissioned into 13 JAK Rifles, an infantry Regiment well known for its intrepid soldiers and numerous battle exploits in 1994. He was fondly recollected to be fearless from a young age. “Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolour (Indian flag), or … Continue reading Captain Vikram Batra: The Sher Shah of The Tiger Hills

The undeterred hero from the Indian Peacekeeping force: Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran

Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran was commissioned into the 15 Mahar of the famed Mahar Regiment of the Indian Army. His unit was tasked for the Operation Pawan in 1987, which was a part of the Indian Peace Keeping force in Sri Lanka, as per the Indo-Srilankan Agreement to help tackle the LTTE militants in the country. … Continue reading The undeterred hero from the Indian Peacekeeping force: Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran

“Hero of Batalik”: Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey

Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey in 1995 got commissioned into 1/11 Gorkha Rifles of the Indian Army, a unit known for its gallant soldiers and various heroic exploits. Before his selection, during his Services Selection Board (SSB) interview, the interviewer asked him “why do want to join the Army?”. Without a second thought, he replied “I … Continue reading “Hero of Batalik”: Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey

Tale of a hero for generations of Air Warriors: Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Shekhon

Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Shekhon was commissioned into the No. 18 Squadron, known as “Flying Bullets” in Oct 1968. The squadron was known so because of their incredible skill to maneuver in the air. 1971 was a year when the Indo-Pak border had become a battlefield. Flying officer Shekhon was a pilot of the … Continue reading Tale of a hero for generations of Air Warriors: Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Shekhon

Assessing the Hits and Misses of Social Media on this Social Media Day

June 30 is commemorated as World Social Media day Social Media has become an integral part of our lives. Agree? However, the COVID-19 pandemic has made us realize the importance of social media like never before. At these unprecedented times of nationwide lockdowns, home quarantines, and physical distancing, social media is playing a vital role … Continue reading Assessing the Hits and Misses of Social Media on this Social Media Day