English history is intertwined with India. After all 200 years is a long period and it cannot be wished away. The British rule threw up local Englishmen who made India their home.They loved the country and some explored, some hunted, some preserved relics and monuments and some wrote about India.
Milkha now burst on the International stage when at the 1958 Asian games he won the gold medal in both the 200m and 400m events. Have we ever heard of any Indian athlete winning 2 gold medals in a track event after him? Milkha clocked a time of 21.6 and 47 seconds respectively. This was the time the world took notice of a bearded Sikh with long hair on the international stage and nicknamed him as the ‘Flying Sikh’. He followed up by winning the 400 m event at the Cardiff Commonwealth games with a timing of 46.16 seconds. He was the first Indian to win a gold medal at the commonwealth games after independence. Milkha again won a gold medal in 400m at the 1962 Asian games.
When the attack began the Sikhs were heavily outnumbered and accordingly they signaled to their Officer Commanding Col Haughten for relief. However as the fort was under attack and the tribes men had surrounded Saragarhi the relief column could not reach Saragarhi. As the Afghans could not make much head way against the fort they made repeated attempts to make the Sikhs to surrender. But these were ignored.
The Army Admit Card employs two heavy machine guns. They have a number of U.S.-made M-2 .50 caliber machine guns in their arsenal. This is the classic heavy machine gun, weighing 84 lbs. and with a robust reputation for stamina under pressure. The version used in India can fire at 575 rounds a minute. They also use the Soviet-made NSV, a 55 lbs gun that can shoot 12.7 mm rounds at between 700 and 800 rounds per minute.
Greece holidays – Close on the heels of Turkey, Greece holidays are very popular amonst British people. With just under 400,000 searches online a month, we love Greece, especially the Island of Crete. Crete, as legend goes, was where the Greek God Zeus was born and is the present resting place of Greek Gods. The southern-most of all Greek islands, Crete is the meeting point of Africa, Asia and Europe. If you’re looking for a busy, choc-a-block resort holiday, Greece is the place for you, where not UK holiday makers, but tourists from all over the world flck in great numbers.
What really kills Pakistan is their lack of a true light machine gun in general service. Their paratroopers have the Minimi, but their line infantry make do with more medium machine guns. When a Pakistani platoon meets and Indian platoon, both sides will be well-served by their MAGs, and the Pakistanis by their excellent MG-3s. However, the Indian’s will also have their Negevs at the squad level, which means a lot more firepower and with greater mobility to boot.
RashtraPati Bhawan is a massive building in Delhi. In past it was known as Viceroy’s House. At present the President of India lives here. Hence visiting Delhi is a lifetime experience for the tourists.