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Air attacks in Mizoram, 1966 - our dirty, little secret

Abheek Barman, ET Bureau Feb 19, 2013, 05.08AM IST


One month and four days after becoming prime minister of India, Indira Gandhi was faced with a problem familiar to her father , Jawaharlal Nehru: an insurgency in the north east. On February 28, 1966, the Mizo National Army (MNA) revolted against India and fighting broke out across the region. In response, the Indian state did two unprecedented things. By March 2, the MNA had overrun the Aizawl treasury and armoury and was at the headquarters of the Assam Rifles. It had also captured several smaller towns south of Aizawl. The military tried to ferry troops and weapons by helicopter, but was driven away by MNA snipers. So, at 11:30 am on March 5, the air force attacked Aizawl with heavy machine gun fire. On March 6, the attack intensified , and incendiary bombs were dropped. This killed innocents and completely destroyed the four largest areas of the city: Republic Veng, Hmeichche Veng, Dawrpui Veng and Chhinga Veng. Locals left their …

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A Careless Day in Citi Bank

Have your day ever been a flop day,, like a mood flop.. yesterday was one one my flop day..
from an argument point of view i must say a customer is always right.. and i am right because i am a customer of  Citi-Bank,,Sec 18 Noida,  So here's the story,, yesterday i went to my bank to withdraw some cash,, i forgot my my ATM pin-code so.. i had to manually go to bank and fill-up the withdraw form so on.. Meanwhile after the procedure i got the amount.. i didn't count since i trust the banker that it would be the full amount, then zip in my pocket and then back to work.. the thing is that the banker give me only half the cash what i intended to withdraw.
Around 5pm i got a call from my manager that i need to call the bank, i call only to realized that my money is incomplete, then the bank also confirm and so on,, and they pick me up at my office location to the bank only to take the remaining balance.. hell of a day..  any way from my part it was my carelessness that it happen,,…