Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Commonwealth Games Shooting Heroes Arrive Home

Above: Home are the heroes... Shooters Jitu Rai and Gurpal Singh who won Gold and Silver respectively in the 50 m pistol event at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games being received at the Indore airport by their comrades of the Army Marksmanship Unit Mhow, on friday (01 Aug)  evening....Pic courtesy AMU Mhow.

                 Above: Jitu Rai in action. Pic courtesy: AMU Mhow

Above: Gurpal Singh in action. Pic courtesy: AMU Mhow

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Sunday, August 03, 2014

A Simian Visitor

This was on 22 May 2014. There were three of them. They went up to our terrace and then vanished after a minute or two.

The Langur who visited us.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

A New Shooting Star from Mhow

Naib Subedar Jitu Rai of Army Marksmanship Unit (AMU) of the Indian Army gave two back to back sterling performances at the ISSF World Cups held at Munich, Germany and Maribor, Slovenia, by winning Silver medals at both events.
On 11 Jun 2014 Naib Subedar Jitu Rai won Silver medal in 10m Air Pistol event at ISSF World Cup, Munich and on 16 Jun 2014 he has also won Silver medal in 50m Free Pistol event by scoring 568 out of 600 at ISSF World Cup, Maribor and established New National Record in the event.

Sep Neeraj, attending his first International tournament, brought laurels to the nation at the ISSF Junior World Cup (25 May to 01 Jul 2014), Germany by winning two Silver and one Bronze medal . The Army Shooters have done the country proud by their superb performance. 

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Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Owl in the Gul Mohar Tree

Sunday 18 May 2014
My friend Ulloo the Spotted Owlet (Athene Brama) was very much there in the hollow of the Gul Mohur when I passed by on Sunday... 

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Saturday, April 12, 2014

Brahminy Mynas Getting Ready....

From my archives... 21 Jan 2012 A pair of Brahminy Starling (ब्रह्मणी मैना Sturmus pagodarum) 
enjoy the morning sunlight...

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Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Royalty is Royalty....

04 March 2014, Tuesday
Army Despatch Rider's Royal Enfield Motorbike in Malwa Market Mhow

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Sunday, December 01, 2013

Old houses, old memories...

November 28 2013
That old bungalow at one end of Post Office Road.... If only its walls could speak....
Clicked with my mobile phone camera...
I remember visiting this house in 1971 when a family was living here... 

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