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Travels in Bofors Country

Travels in Bofors Country

Jan 14, 2007

June 2005I’M sure guns are the last thing on most people’s minds when they drive into Karlskoga. This tiny town, three hours west of Stockholm, is big on serene lakes, wild strawberries, moose-infested woods, friendly people and on the south…

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The Indo-Pak Air War of 1965

Jan 13, 2007

I just heard that BharatRakshak’s PVS Jagan Mohan has received the Chief of Air Staff’s Commendation for his contribution to documenting IAF history, and particularly his effort on the Indo-Pak air war of 1965 with Samir Chopra published in 2005.…

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Raw Silk Route – The Opening of Nathu La

Jan 13, 2007

June 2006 Rows of prefab warehouses under corrugated iron sheets at Sherathang, 7 km shy of Nathula. A highway still in the making. A wary state watching what opening the borders to trade can do to its politics and demography.…

Pushing the boats out

Pushing the boats out

Jan 12, 2007

Like post-quake diplomacy in the mountains, post-tsunami diplomacy is paying off at sea, writes SHIV AROOR, in the lead-up to Navy Day on December 4, 2005.On December 4, when the Navy celebrates Navy Day, it will be with a sense…

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