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Manohar Parrikar to be accorded state funeral with full military honours at Miramar beach


India’s military brass is once again pushing for “timely development” of all-weather connectivity along the long unresolved borders with China through a network of roads, tunnels and underground shelters to ensure faster troop mobility and logistics as well as storage of ammunition, missiles, and other weapon systems. Sources said one of the major thrust areas …

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar, who died after a long illness, would be accorded state funeral with full military honours on Monday, according to the home ministry. Parrikar, 63, who had also been the defence minister, deceased on Sunday at his private residence in Dona Paula near the state capital after battling a pancreatic ailment since February last year. MHA Joint …

December 13, 1955, | Born to Parra native, Gaud Saraswat Brahmin middle-class couple Gopalkrishna and Radhabai of Mapusa in North Goa RSS prant pracharak D Nadkarni is a major influence on young Parrikar, who is made ‘mukhya shikshak’ while preparing for IIT 1973 | Joins IIT Bombay, RSS gives him charge of the Powai hostel …

Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar died at his Panaji residence on Sunday evening just over a year after he was detected with cancer. He was 63. “Extremely sorry to hear of the passing of Shri Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa, after an illness borne with fortitude and dignity,” President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted. Hours …

Just over a month ago on World Cancer Day, Manohar Parrikar gave a hint of his determination to fight his life-threatening illness to the end when he said that the human mind can overcome any disease. Parrikar was then admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. “Human mind can …