Lance Naik Karam Singh was born on 15th September 1915 in Barnala, Punjab. He joined army on 15th September 1941 in 1st battalion of Sikh regiment. He fought in WWII, where he received Military medal on 14th March 1944.
Milkha now burst on the International stage when at the 1958 Asian games he won the gold medal in both the 200m and 400m events. Have we ever heard of any Indian athlete winning 2 gold medals in a track event after him? Milkha clocked a time of 21.6 and 47 seconds respectively. This was the time the world took notice of a bearded Sikh with long hair on the international stage and nicknamed him as the ‘Flying Sikh’. He followed up by winning the 400 m event at the Cardiff Commonwealth games with a timing of 46.16 seconds. He was the first Indian to win a gold medal at the commonwealth games after independence. Milkha again won a gold medal in 400m at the 1962 Asian games.
Egypt holidays – Enter Africa – Egypt is our 5th most visited holiday destination and top-most in Africa. With 320,000 searches every month, we Brits get-away to Egypt often during the winter. The gorgeous clear waters of river Nile, 5000+ years of history, tourist attractions like the pyramids and cities like the Sharm El Sheikh (the city of Peace) surrounded by the Red sea and Mount Sinai are top reasons for Egypt being a top holiday destination. I’ve been to Egypt twice and I’m in love with that place. People are friendly and forthcoming.
Rani LaksmiBai became a national hero and her name was written in the golden book for her bravery. This is also a fact that when Army Admit Card created its first female unit, they named that unit on the name of Laksmi Bai.
An optional visit to the famous Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary is available Agra is known for its leatherware,sweetmeats, and historical monuments including the Taj mahal. and last transfer to hotel.
Although modern images & descriptions of India often show poverty, India was one of the richest countries till the time of British in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus was attracted by India’s wealth and was looking for route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
RashtraPati Bhawan is a massive building in Delhi. In past it was known as Viceroy’s House. At present the President of India lives here. Hence visiting Delhi is a lifetime experience for the tourists.