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Sepoy, 1st Sikh Infantry (Punjab Frontier Force) - This regiment, raised in 1846, was senior among the infantry regiments of the Punjab Frontier Force, that part of the Indian Army which had a special responsibility for keeping the peace on the North-West Frontier. It was one of the first Indian regiments to leave for China in 1900 and, with the 7th Rajputs, was the first of the British contingent to enter the besieged Legations at Peking.


India 1944: A Gurkha soldier transporting a wounded man on his back through the jungle by Cecil Beaton

from Mail Online

Dressed for action: The striking variety of uniforms special forces don to protect India by land, sea and air

Indian Special Forces sniper ~ when I say 'Indian' I mean from India, not what some North Americans call the native people's of Canada and the U.S.

from BBC News

Why India's food police are kicking up a storm

In India, there is a disconnect on how they treat cows. There are some who treat it with deity, but others eat the meat. The state has some of the most punishing laws against cow slaughter, a special police force to protect cows.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other members of the Royal Family are at the annual Festival of Remembrance tonight at the Royal Albert Hall. The Festival commemorates all those who have lost their lives in wars and conflicts. Highlights of the performance include special guest artists, military bands and a drumhead service. Michael Ball and Alfie Boe, Laura Mvula, Birdy and Alexander Armstrong are performing alongside the Royal Air Force Squadronaires and the Band of HM Royal…

from Mail Online

The terrible plight of Indian elephants by LIZ JONES

Poor creatures! Unbelievable this still happens in 21 century - The terrible plight of Indian elephants.