The memorable activities at Siyot Dett Camp have always recalled me even after 10 long years of VRS, where my combatant career spanned two decades. We often went for hiking at dawn on dead hillock. Can there be a joy of going for a cup of tea at Gaduli village for the love of sweat after 7 km evening walk up and down? We profoundly enjoyed it. The moonlight sky was spectacular and worked wonders to rejuvenate us. It was serene in that lonely planet. The distant light beams from Keti Bunder (PAF Base) were seen from our base. Radio reception of enemy was loud and clear. We recorded flying F-16 and intelligent cockpit systems of enemy’s pilot inside our Ops Room. The flying drone hovering at the top of the watchtowers threatened us. BSF with INSAS on high alert fired guns at the enemy. And we sing along “You can’t quit until you try, just opening your eyes and see that life is beautiful and lonely there”.
Saturday night bar was special as it falls before a lazy Sunday. It was time for reflection and a day for quiet. Take Sunday off, it’s the law in Army. So one fine weekend, our Field Commander set off together in the Ashok Leyland Stallion for an exciting trip at Indo-Pak border. 10-Tonnes 6X6 logistical backbone of the Armed Forces can load over all terrain in all weather.
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LIFE AMONG THE RAGS
They picked up recyclable materials from the street, garbage dump, market or in trash bin. They were a group of four minor rag pickers between 7 to 10 years of age meet at a point and starts picking rags in the railway colony. They picked up anything which fetched them money such as paper, cardboard, plastic, iron scrap, tin containers, and bottles.
PLAN TO MONITOR MANIPUR'S SANGAI DEER
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For A Healthy Period!
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New year’s unfolding with all its beauty, the fitness industry is returning back to all its glory and we are excited. However, with all the lessons, the lockdown period has also helped set some new trends in fitness and we are glad about it. So let’s check out some of them.