Lal Chand Yamla Jatt

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Lal Chand Yamla Jatt (Punjabi: ਲਾਲ ਚੰਦ ਯਮਲਾ ਜੱਟ), best known simply as Yamla Jatt, was a noted folk singer from Punjab. His trademark was his soft strumming of the tumbi and his turban tying style known traditionally as “Turla”. Many consider him to be the pinnacle of the Punjabi music and an artist who arguably laid the foundation of […]

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Indarjit Singh

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Indarjit Singh, Baron Singh of Wimbledon CBE (born 17 September 1932), sometimes transliterated Inderjit Singh, is a British journalist and broadcaster, a prominent British Asian active in Sikh and interfaith activities, and a member of the House of Lords. He is editor of the Sikh Messenger and widely known as a frequent presenter of the Thought for the Day segment […]

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Wg. Cmdr. Harcharan Singh Mangat

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Wg. Cdr Harcharan Singh Mangat was commanding the No.32 “Tiger Sharks” Squadron based at Amritsar, flying the Sukhoi-7 fighter bomber. He flew a number of interdiction and close support missions and also many photographic reconnaissance sorties, without fighter escort, deep into enemy territory. The information brought by him from the reconnaissance sorties was of great value to the Army, and […]

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Major Harminder Singh

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At about 1 p.m. on 13 April 1999, information was received that some Pakistani Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) mercenaries were hiding in the congested locality of Khan Mohalla, in the Sudarkut Bala village, approximately 40 km north of Srinagar in Baramula district of the Kashmir Valley. Working swiftly on this tip off, Major Harminder Pal Singh, 18 Grenadiers, with approximately […]

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