Parachute Regiment

  • I always wanted to be a soldier, not a cricketer: Dhoni October 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni aspired to be a soldier but says, destiny intervened to make him a cricketer. "Since childhood I wanted to join the Army. Seeing the soldiers, I thought that one day I'll be the same," Dhoni told a news channel while spending a day with...
  • Nation bids adieu to JK braveheart Major Sharma March 24, 2009

    New Delhi: Major Mohit Sharma of the Parachute Regiment, who was killed in the Hafrada forest battling terrorists on Saturday, is the first officer to be killed in an encounter in Jammu and Kashmir in 2009. The encounter with terrorists in the forests near Kupwara started on March 20 and entered...