Category Archives: Bangladesh

A billion people are facing starvation!

If you are reading this post, I assume you would not have experienced starvation in your life. Certainly not prolonged starvation that has been forced on you by economic circumstances. But do you know how many people on this planet … Continue reading

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Sam Bahadur and his Sunbeam

My previous post was about Sam Bahadur’s motorcycle. This one is about his car. This picture was published in an auto magazine which interviewed Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw when he was 90 years young. You can read the full article … Continue reading

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The Motorcycle Diaries (Part 3) – Sam Bahadur’s motorcycle

Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, popularly known as Sam Bahadur, was the first person to hold the highest rank of Field Marshal of the Indian Army. He served in the army for four decades and took part in five wars, … Continue reading

Posted in 1946 James 122ML, Ardeshir Cowasjee, Bangladesh, battle, Dawn, death, debt, execution, Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, General Yahya Khan, hero, India, James motorcycles, journalism, life, motorcycles, news, newspapers, Pakistan, politics, random, Second World War, South Asia, Tamil Nadu, thoughts, Udhagamandalam, war, Wellington, world | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments