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Saturday, October 17, 2009


"There was never a good war or a bad peace." - Benjamin Franklin

Happy Diwali, but please remember those we lost....

(Thanks to www.2funks.com for the actual image from a war zone)


GaviniVN said...


What an extraordinary gesture from ur side. ONE OF A KIND.

Thanks and Deepavali Greetings to u Sir.

Gavini VN

Unknown said...

Happy Diwali, Sir, and may the future be one of peace, prosperity and above all, understanding...
Imagine there's no heaven
It's easy if you try
No hell below us
Above us only sky
Imagine all the people
Living for today...

Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...

You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will be as one

Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man
Imagine all the people
Sharing all the world...

You may say I'm a dreamer
But I'm not the only one
I hope someday you'll join us
And the world will live as one

Navdeep / Maj Navdeep Singh said...

@Psychodoc Sir

Lennon would be happy ....

paddy said...

happy diwali to major navdeep and all the members of this blog

Unknown said...

Happy Dipavali, wish Maj Navdeep Singh to prosper further in his wit n wisdome to extend his services to the soldiers of past n present. I wish this blog to be flooded with great ideas which serves purpose for all. A great gesture from u

Anonymous said...

diwali par shaheedon ko naman..

Ashish said...

Yes, its correct. We should always remember those we lost, cause they gave their life for us. They made us in army proud. Salute to each and every one of the martyrs and their families.

As Lata Mangeshkar said
" jab desh mai thi deewali
Woh khel rahe thay holi
jab hum baite thay gharo mai
jo jhel rahe thay goli
thay thanye jawan woh apne
thi dhanya woh unki jawani
jo shaheed hue hai unki
zara yaad karo kubani "


Anonymous said...

we should look after those who lost live and also those who are living because war cannot be won without your living soldiers and also nation cannot be protected without living soldiers who are ready to give ultimate sacrifice

Anonymous said...

navdeep do not become stubborn start the chat box at least give people one more chance it is a request i hope you will take it

Anonymous said...

Heard in the capital that the benefits sanctioned to the family of Mr Rao,IFS who was killed in the first Kabul Blast is: Full pay with promotions, as pension upto 60 yrs as if Mr Rao is serving.

Compare this with the benefits to the family of Brig who too was killed.

It is also possible that a similar dipensation has been given to the IPS officers killed in 26/11.

Wonder why we are unable to get such dispensation from the same competent authority, and why the family fending for oneself is the norm.

I presume, that collectively we, the living have no time for they, the dead;

GOD bless us!

PS: Blessings of the LORD are available to the dead, the blessings of the LIVING are not available.


Navdeep / Maj Navdeep Singh said...

@Anony at 9.47 AM

That's why they say that a little knowledge is dangerous.

This is a harsh rumour spread by vested interests.

The CCS as well as the Armed Forces Pension Rules are absolutely same in this regard and both families have been disbursed similar (liberalised) pensions. No discrimination whatsoever. Thankfully we do not live in a banana republic.