Indian Special Force Para Commandos

Col Saurabh Singh Shekhawat

The Para Commandos are a special forces unit of the Indian Army. Formed in 1966, the Para Commandos are the largest and most important part of the Special Forces of India. Their function and capabilities are similar to that of Russian Spetsnaz and British SAS. They are a part of the highly-trained Parachute Regiment of the Indian Army and, generally, all the Indian Special Forces (SF) personnel are selected from it. Continue reading

Indian Army Sniper

Indian Army Sniper

Snipers play an important role in the infantry battalion. They give the commander accurate, discriminatory, long-range small-arms fire. The best use of sniper fire is against key targets that other available weapon systems may be unable to destroy due to their range, size, or location; visibility; security and stealth requirements; avoidance of collateral damage; intensity of conflict; or rules of engagement. Continue reading

Indian Army Kangshabati Operations Over


Heavy rains resulted in swelling of Kangshabati River leading to approx 90 m breach of the embankment near Pasnkura Village, East Midnapur Distt, WB. On the request of the civil administration late night, 15 Oct 13, four columns were mobilised to contain the breach. Army columns from Barrackpore and Kanchrapara reached the location on the requisition of Home Secretary (WB).  Continue reading

Indo-Bhutan Army Cycling Expedition: 12 to 18 Oct 2013


Indo-Bhutan Army Cycling Expedition was conducted from 12 to 18 Oct 2013. 25 personnel from Indian and Bhutan Army jointly participated in the event. The expedition, led by Lieutenant AK Singh of the Indian Army, was flagged off on 12 Oct 2013 and travelled along the route Chimakothi – Hasimara – Binnaguri – Bagrakot – Pedong – Sevoke – Sukna. The team culminated their expedition at Sukna on 18 Oct 13. The team was welcomed by General Officer Commanding, Trishakti Corps, on the last lap at Sukhna.
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NCC National Games 2013 Delhi

NCC Games Delhi

The National Cadet Corps, the world’s largest uniformed youth organization, celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1997. NCC National Games were held as part of these celebrations, wherein Football, Hockey and Athletics were included in the event. These competitions at the national level were received with tremendous enthusiasm by the cadets and hence more games continued to get added to the spectrum of events. In the subsequent years, the format was changed with the conduct of different games at the regional levels.
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