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Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi (Urdu: امیر عبداللہ خان نیازی; b. 1915–1 February 2004),, popularly known as A.A.K. Niazi or General Niazi was a former lieutenant-general in the Pakistan Army and the last Governor of East Pakistan, known for commanding the Eastern Command of Pakistani military in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) during the Eastern and the Western Fronts of the Indo-Pakistani war until the unilateral surrendering on the 16 December 1971 to Lieutenant General Jagjit Singh Aurora General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) of the Eastern Command and the Bengali Liberation Forces.
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Major General Afsir Karim, is a retired Indian Army general and military scholar who has authored several books on strategic affairs & military studies.
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The Annexation of Goa was the process in which the Republic of India annexed the former Portuguese Indian territories of Goa, Daman and Diu, starting with the "armed action" carried out by the Indian Armed Forces in December 1961.
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Bangladesh (বাংলাদেশ, lit. "The country of Bengal"), officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh (গণপ্রজাতন্ত্রী বাংলাদেশ), is a country in South Asia.
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The Bangladesh Liberation War (মুক্তিযুদ্ধ), also known as the Bangladesh War of Independence, or simply the Liberation War in Bangladesh, was a revolution and armed conflict sparked by the rise of the Bengali nationalist and self-determination movement in what was then East Pakistan during the 1971 Bangladesh genocide.
Bharat Rakshak ("Defenders of India") is a website devoted to discussing India's military affairs.
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Bikaner is a city in the northwest of the state of Rajasthan, India.
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Brigadier is a military rank, the seniority of which depends on the country.
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The British Raj (from rāj, literally, "rule" in Hindustani) was the rule by the British Crown in the Indian subcontinent between 1858 and 1947.
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The army rank of captain (from the French capitaine) is a commissioned officer rank historically corresponding to the command of a company of soldiers.
The Chief of the Army Staff is the commander and usually the highest-ranking officer of the Indian Army.
Churu district is a district of the Indian state of Rajasthan in northern India.
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Colonel ("kernel", abbreviated Col., Col or COL) is a senior military officer rank below the brigadier and general officer ranks.
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Dhaka (or; ঢাকা); formerly known as Dacca is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh.
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Goa is a state in India within the coastal region known as the Konkan, in Western India.
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The Government of India (IAST), often abbreviated as GoI, is the union government created by the constitution of India as the legislative, executive and judicial authority of the union of 29 states and seven union territories of a constitutionally democratic republic.
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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
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The Indian Army is the land-based branch and the largest component of the Indian Armed Forces.
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The Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 was a military confrontation between India and Pakistan that occurred during the liberation war in East Pakistan from 3 December 1971 to the fall of Dacca (Dhaka) on 16 December 1971.
The IV Corps is a military field formation of the Indian Army, created in 1961.
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Lieutenant general, lieutenant-general and similar (abbrev Lt Gen, LTG and similar) is a three-star military rank (NATO code OF-8) used in many countries.
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Major general (abbreviated MG, Maj. Gen. and similar) is a military rank used in many countries.
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Meghna Heli Bridge was an aerial operation of Indian and Bangladeshi allied forces during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971.
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The Meghna River (মেঘনা নদী) is one of the most important rivers in Bangladesh, one of the three that forms the Ganges Delta, the largest delta on earth, which fans out to the Bay of Bengal.
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The Ministry of Defence (IAST) (abbreviated as MoD) is charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Indian armed forces.
Mizoram is a state in Northeast India, with Aizawl as its capital city.
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Naik (Nk; sometimes historically spelled nayak) is the Indian Army and Pakistan Army rank equivalent to corporal.
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The Nathu La and Cho La clashes were a series of military clashes between India and China alongside the border of the Himalayan Kingdom of Sikkim, then an Indian protectorate.
New Delhi is an urban district of Delhi which serves as the capital of India and seat of all three branches of Government of India.
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The Padma Bhushan is the third-highest civilian award in the Republic of India, preceded by the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan and followed by the Padma Shri.
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Panaji also known as Panjim, Pangim) is the capital of the Indian state of Goa and the headquarters of North Goa district. It lies on the banks of the Mandovi River estuary in the Ilhas de Goa sub-district (taluka). With a population of 114,759 in the metropolitan area, Panjim is Goa's largest Urban agglomeration, ahead of Margão and Vasco da Gama. Panjim has terraced hills, concrete buildings with balconies and red-tiled roofs, churches, and a riverside promenade. There are avenues lined with gulmohar, acacia and other trees. The Baroque Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church is located overlooking the main square known as Praça da Igreja. Panjim has been selected as one of hundred Indian cities to be developed as a smart city under the Smart Cities Mission. This city of stepped streets and a seven kilometre long promenade was built on a planned grid system after the Portuguese relocated the capital form Velha Goa in the 17th century. It was elevated from a town to a city on March 22, 1843 making it the oldest civic institution in Asia (175 years).
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Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM) is a military award of India.
Air Chief Marshal Pratap Chandra Lal (6 December 1916 – August 1982) was the Chief of Air Staff (India) of the Indian Air Force during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971.
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The Press Information Bureau, commonly abbreviated as PIB, is a nodal agency of the Government of India.
Rajasthan (literally, "Land of Kings") is India's largest state by area (or 10.4% of India's total area).
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Lieutenant General Sartaj Singh (died 23 April 1998) was a senior officer in the Indian Army.
Brigadier Siddiq Salik (Urdu: برگیڈیر صدیق سالک; September 6, 1935– August 17, 1988),, was a one-star rank general in the Pakistan Army, combat artist, humorist, novelist, and a memoirist who served as 8th Director-General of the Inter-Services Public Relations from 1985 until his death in 1988 in the plane crash in Bahawalpur with then President.
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General Tapishwar Narain Raina PVSM, MVC (1921 – 19 May 1980) was a former Chief of the Army Staff of the Indian Army.
The Garhwal Rifles is one of the most decorated infantry regiments of the Indian Army.
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An officer of three-star rank is a senior commander in many of the armed services holding a rank described by the NATO code of OF-8.
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United Service Institution of India (USI) is a national security and defence services think tank based in New Delhi, India.
The 17th Infantry Division is a formation of the Indian Army.
3 Gorkha Rifles is an Indian Army infantry regiment comprising Gurkha soldiers of Nepalese origin.
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The 50th Parachute Brigade is a brigade-sized formation of the Indian Army, first formed in 1941.