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Sikh and Punjab regiments dominated the British Army troops that had put down the Boxer Rebellion in China in 1900.(Agencies)

Why is Sikh soldier a bogeyman for Chinese army at Ladakh

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 09:55 PM IST
China’s PLA has installed loudspeakers at the friction points that spew its propaganda on the standoff, accuse New Delhi of escalating tensions to divert from domestic issues and even belt out Punjabi pop numbers
Battle honour day of the 2 Sikh regiment was observed at the 2 Sikh War Memorial at Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum here on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Battle honour day of the 2 Sikh regiment was observed at the 2 Sikh War Memorial at Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum here on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Battle honour day of 2 Sikh regiment observed at Ludhiana’s Maharaja Ranjit Singh War Museum

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:28 PM IST
Senior adviser to the Punjab chief minister Lt Gen TS Shergill laid the wreath on behalf of Captain Amarinder Singh

Military Carnival kicks off in Chandigarh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh:
PUBLISHED ON DEC 01, 2019 01:44 AM IST
Finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal inaugurated the event. He said that the aim is to foster a feeling of patriotism among youngsters while offering insight into the rich ethos and legacy of the Indian Army. He also lauded the efforts of the defence authorities for attempting to inculcate a sense of nation-building in the youth
Akshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda have worked in films on the battle of Saragarhi.
Akshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda have worked in films on the battle of Saragarhi.

Akshay Kumar, Randeep Hooda’s tributes to Saragarhi braves: Their sacrifice is forever etched in our hearts’

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2019 07:03 PM IST
Actors Akshay Kumar and Randeep Hooda paid their tributes to the bravehearts of battle of Saragarhi.
Postmortem examination revealed that the victim had been injured before being tossed in the pond.(Reuters File Photo / Representative image)
Postmortem examination revealed that the victim had been injured before being tossed in the pond.(Reuters File Photo / Representative image)

Punjab woman confesses to helping lover kill her husband, arrested

Hinduatn Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 13, 2019 01:23 PM IST
Police said Manpreet and Partap killed Amarjit as they saw him as a hinderance to the furtherance of ‘illegitimate relationship’
Lt Gen Prem Nath Hoon served the army for four decades before hanging up his boots as chief of the Western Command in 1987.(Karun Sharma/HT)
Lt Gen Prem Nath Hoon served the army for four decades before hanging up his boots as chief of the Western Command in 1987.(Karun Sharma/HT)

‘You must have it in your blood to serve the country’

Chandigarh, Hindustan Times | By Yojana Yadav
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2019 05:30 PM IST
Lt Gen PN Hoon (retd), a former general officer commanding-in-chief of the army’s Western Command, says faith is his strength and his guiding principle has been his commitment to truth.
Kesari, Luka Chuppi and Badla are the successful film of March.
Kesari, Luka Chuppi and Badla are the successful film of March.

Box office report: Akshay Kumar’s Kesari crosses Rs 100 cr mark, Luka Chuppi and Badla defeat Ides of March

UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 12:24 PM IST
In March, Akshay Kumar’s Kesari, Kriti Sanon and Kartik Aaryan’s Luka Chuppi and Amitabh Bachchan and Taapsee Pannu’s Badla kept the box office collections healthy.
Akshay Kumar on the ground during his fight with a BSF officer.
Akshay Kumar on the ground during his fight with a BSF officer.

Akshay Kumar visits BSF camp to promote Kesari, woman officer pins him to the ground in fight. See pics, video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2020 04:56 PM IST
While promoting Kesari, Akshay Kumar visited a BSF camp where an officer got the better of him in a mock fight. Check out the video and pics.
Akshay Kumar as Havindar Isher Singh in Kesari.
Akshay Kumar as Havindar Isher Singh in Kesari.

Kesari posters: Akshay Kumar shares new glimpses from Battle of Saragarhi film, says more to follow

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 11:10 AM IST
Akshay Kumar shared a new poster of his upcoming film, Kesari, and also said that he will be sharing more glimpses from the film based on the Battle of Saragardi from Tuesday onwards.
Subedar Major Thakur Singh, who participated in World War-I. Picture clicked from an old photograph at his grandson’s residence, in Sector-04 in Panchkula, Haryana.(Photo by Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times)
Subedar Major Thakur Singh, who participated in World War-I. Picture clicked from an old photograph at his grandson’s residence, in Sector-04 in Panchkula, Haryana.(Photo by Anil Dayal/Hindustan Times)

Duty and loyalty on display in the First World War

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Danish Raza
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2018 12:24 AM IST
According to the note on the bayonet, Singh got all the respect in the hospital that a senior officer in the British Indian Army was entitled to including private room and dedicated staff.
Arunachal chief minister Pema Khandu laying a wreath at the memorial of Subedar Joginder Singh near Tawang on Thursday.(HT Photo)
Arunachal chief minister Pema Khandu laying a wreath at the memorial of Subedar Joginder Singh near Tawang on Thursday.(HT Photo)

Arunachal to build war memorial in honour of Moga Param Vir Chakra awardee Subedar Joginder Singh

Hindustan Times, Guwahati | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 28, 2018 12:31 PM IST
Born on September 26, 1921, at Mahalakalan in Moga district of Punjab, Singh joined the British Indian Army in 1936 and served in the 1st battalion of the Sikh Regiment.
An army official said, prima facie, it seems that Jasbir Singh, after coming back coming from duty, had an argument with the other two soldiers and in a fit of rage he shot them and later himself.(Picture for representation)
An army official said, prima facie, it seems that Jasbir Singh, after coming back coming from duty, had an argument with the other two soldiers and in a fit of rage he shot them and later himself.(Picture for representation)

Jawan shoots dead two colleagues, kills self in Dharamshala cantonment

Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By Naresh K Thakur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2018 11:19 PM IST
According to the information, 21-year-old Sepoy Jasbir Singh fired at Havildar Hardeep Singh (43) and Naik Harpal Singh (35) with his INSAS Rifle before shooting self.
Jasbir singh(File photo)
Jasbir singh(File photo)

Army jawan shoots two seniors dead, kills self in Dharamshala

Hindustan Times, Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2018 09:16 AM IST
Jasvir Singh had joined the Army 6 months ago, while Hardeep Singh and Harpal Singh had completed 23 and 18 years of service.
Hakam Singh also served as Havaldar in the 6 Sikh regiment(Twitter)
Hakam Singh also served as Havaldar in the 6 Sikh regiment(Twitter)

Asian Games gold medallist Hakam Singh passes away

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Hakam Singh had been ailing for some time and was undergoing treatment for liver and kidney ailments. He was 64.
CM had earlier tweeted his concern and asked the deputy commissioner to visit the 1978 Bangkok Asiad medallist.(HT Photo)
CM had earlier tweeted his concern and asked the deputy commissioner to visit the 1978 Bangkok Asiad medallist.(HT Photo)

Punjab CM releases Rs 5 lakh for treatment of athlete Hakam Singh

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 09:09 AM IST
CM has directed the Barnala district administration to ensure all necessary assistance for the Dhyan Chand Awardee.
Amarinder Singh made the announcement during the ‘Baisakhi Lunch 2018’, hosted by the Sikh Regiment at the Khetarpal Officers’ Institute (KOI) in the military station(HT File)
Amarinder Singh made the announcement during the ‘Baisakhi Lunch 2018’, hosted by the Sikh Regiment at the Khetarpal Officers’ Institute (KOI) in the military station(HT File)

Punjab CM announces Rs 25 lakh for Sikh Regiment centre

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2018 09:26 PM IST
Recalling his association with the Indian Army, Amarinder reiterated his personal commitment to the welfare of the serving and retired soldiers.
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