Sam Manekshaw

  • Modi uses Field Marshal Manekshaw's name, says Congress is communal 03-04-2014 06:48 PM

    Ghaziabad: Starting his speech by paying homage to Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw on his 100th birth anniversary, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate once again tore into the Congress accusing it of playing communal politics. Addressing a rally on Thursday in Indirapuram area of Ghaziabad from where...
  • Sam Manekshaw, a soldier's General 03-04-2014 04:27 PM

    Born on 3 April 1914 into the Manekshaw family at Amritsar Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, India's first Field Marshal, has 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Captain Hormusji who saw service with the Royal British Army as a "Medical Officer" in the Middle Eastern region of Messopotamia during the "First...
  • 1971 war: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw quoted Bible, offered to quit 03-04-2014 04:02 PM

    Today is the 100th birth anniversary of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw, who died in 2008. Sam Manekshaw was known for both courage and a great sense of humour. He was very active till a few months before he died at Coonor in the Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu. His former...
  • When Sam Manekshaw praised Indira Gandhi's harido 29-12-2013 06:13 PM

    Mumbai: Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw shared an excellent equation with the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, delegates at the 10th World Zoroastrian Congress were told by the iconic soldier's former aide. "Once Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was returning Delhi from Paris. Among those present at the airport to receive her...
  • Nehru was reluctant to send troops to Kashmir in 1947, says LK Advani 08-11-2013 01:24 PM

    BJP senior leader LK Advani has once again strike controversy in his blog claiming that the then Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru was reluctant of sending troops to Kashmir in 1947, even when Pakistani troops had approached. Earlier, Advani hit controversy after claiming that Jawaharlal Nehru had called Sardar Patel...
  • Defence Min, Army Chief pay tributes to Manekshaw 03-04-2012 05:04 PM

    Udhagamandalam: Defence Minister AK Antony and Army Chief Gen VK Singh on Tuesday paid tributes and aid wreaths at the new gravestone of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw on his 98th birth anniversary. Paying tributes to him, Antony said he will be an inspiration to generations of armed forces. The Defence...
  • Antony, Army Chief to come face to face again 03-04-2012 07:20 AM

    New Delhi: Army Chief General VK Singh and Defence Minister AK Antony will come face to face once again for the second time in 24 hours. They will attend an event in Ooty on Tuesday to mark the 98th birth anniversary of Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. Gen Singh met Antony...
  • Govt denies reports of disrespect to Manekshaw 01-07-2008 08:57 AM

    CNN-IBN's cricket expert Murali Kartik discusses the possibility of India playing three spinners against Australia in their first World T20 Super Eight game on Friday. ...
  • Sam Manekshaw, the epitome of Parsi values 28-06-2008 03:21 AM

    Afghanistan Innings: 20th over: 136 all out. India win by 23 runs. But not impressive at all. A last-minute push took them to 159 and then they needed three wickets from Yuvraj to bail them out against the aggressive Afghanistan batsmen. Balaji redeemed himself with a three-wicket haul after his...
  • Face to Face with Sam Manekshaw 28-06-2008 02:08 AM

    Colombo: Shane Watson's 51 as an opener and 3 for 26 with the ball helped Australia to a comprehensive seven-wicket win in their opening match of the ICC World Twenty20 against Ireland here on Wednesday. Chasing a modest target of 124, the Aussies romped home in only 15.1 overs with...
  • Special: Goodbye Sam Bahadur 28-06-2008 01:52 AM

    Colombo: Confident strike bowler of West Indies, Fidel Edwards says that they will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ICC World T20 tournament when both teams meet on Saturday. Edwards, the most experienced bowler in the squad with over...
  • Sam Manekshaw’s closest military aides remember him 27-06-2008 09:26 PM

    Some say cricket is a great leveler - one day you're on top of the world and the next day, you might be languishing at the bottom of the barrel. It's a game of glorious uncertainties where one team's, or player's, fairy tale is another's nightmare. One such instance came...
  • Sam Bahadur: Gallant in war, flamboyant in peace 27-06-2008 09:23 PM

    As so often happens when ICC tournaments begin, the big question hanging over South Africa is: will they choke in the knock-outs? The C word has unfortunately become synonymous with South African cricket sides, for reasons that are well documented. Going into the 2012 ICC World Twenty20, the expectations are...
  • Sam Manekshaw recounts his best war memories 27-06-2008 04:44 PM

    Lincoln, (Christchurch): The first unofficial ODI between India A and New Zealand A was abandoned due to unfit pitch at the Bert Sutcliffe Oval on Tuesday. Umpires Phil Jones and Wayne Knights were left with no option but to abandon the game just six overs into the New Zealand innings,...
  • In Pics: Life and times of Sam Bahadur 27-06-2008 02:08 PM

    Colombo: David Hussey, the highest run-getter in Twenty20 cricket, has fallen out of favour with Australia’s team management and is struggling to find a place in the starting XI at the ICC World Twenty20. Hussey’s last Twenty20 international half-century came in May 2010 during the third edition of the World...
  • When I danced with Sam Manekshaw… 27-06-2008 01:14 PM

    The fourth edition of the World Twenty20 will kick off in Sri Lanka on Tuesday, ushering in a new era in the history of the island nation which was torn apart by a bloody civil war until three years ago. The tournament, the biggest ever sports event that the country...
  • Family, army colleagues remember Sam Bahadur 27-06-2008 12:02 PM

    Hambantota: Cricket, and not any showy opening ceremony, takes centre stage as the ICC World Twenty20 2012 kicks off in Hambantota on Tuesday with the tournament favourites and hosts Sri Lanka squaring off against the rusty minnows Zimbabwe. A three-team group doesn't offer you any chance to warm up. All...
  • Manekshaw: A soldier, a gentleman | Light a candle 27-06-2008 08:16 AM

    Mumbai: The litigation hearing between the BCCI and the now defunct Deccan Chargers will now take place on Monday, September 24, with the Deccan counsel having requested for more time to go through the affidavit to prepare for the hearing. The Bombay High Court has also asked the BCCI to...
  • Manekshaw dead: Defence Minister sends condolences 27-06-2008 01:55 AM

    On the face of it, Group B comprising Australia, West Indies and Ireland looks the toughest of the four at the ICC World Twenty20 starting September 18 in Sri Lanka. Group A has Afghanistan, India, and England so can hardly expect a setback there as India and England are favorites...
  • India's first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw dead 27-06-2008 01:30 AM

    Lahore: Confusion prevails over the appointment of Pakistan's former Test spinner, Akram Raza on the PCB's elite panel of umpires after he was arrested last year by the police during a raid on a bookmaker's den here. The 'Jang' newspaper reported that the board had appointed Raza, 47, on its...
  • India's first Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw in coma 26-06-2008 08:39 AM

    As the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 looms, a look back at how the past three editions were won. ICC World Twenty20 2007-08 in South Africa Winner: India Runners up: Pakistan Venues: Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg Most runs: 265 - Mathew Hayden Most Wickets: 13 - Umar Gul Player of the...
  • India lashes out at Gohar's claims 08-05-2007 07:37 AM

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  • Manekshaw, a Pak spy: Gohar Khan 07-05-2007 08:28 PM

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