RIFLEMAN

  • Indianorigin UK soldier gets 1st 'field promotion' in 60 years January 28, 2014

    An Indianorigin soldier, helping in the fight against the alQaeda, has become the first in the British Army to get an onthespot "field promotion" in more than 60 years. Rifleman Gigar Das, from 1st Battalion The Rifles (1 Rifles), was presented with his Lance Corporal's stripe in front of his colleagues...
  • Policeman killed in accidental gunfire in Manipur August 26, 2013

    A rifleman accidentally shot himself dead while cleaning his service rifle at Kairang area in Manipur's Imphal East district, police sources said on Monday. Sources said the 35-year-old Thokchom Yaiphaba of the 7th Manipur Rifles, a state force, accidentally shot himself dead at his house at Kairang village late Sunday evening,...
  • Delhi: Armyman sets himself, wife on fire after argument January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: A 27yearold armyman set himself and his wife on fire in Delhi by pouring petrol and lighting a match following a heated argument, police said Monday. The couple have been admitted to a hospital where their condition was critical. "Jitendra Janmeda, a rifleman (with the Indian Army), had come...