It was June 2, 1997. A Boeing 747 of the Saudi Arabian Airline wanted to land at Chennai Airport. Incidentally the radar was not operational on that fateful day.
By Kamal Baruah
Like the Yellow River, the Brahmaputra has been Assam’s sorrow. The river has a terrifying story of annual flooding that eats away the entire economy of Assam.
When the vehicle is climbing uphill, it’s actually going downhill.
While botanists could breed a new and beautiful variety of a flowering stem, residents feel rivers of joy moving along the boundless beauty of nature. But the land of the teaching of Buddha is unceasingly under threat from its neighbors.
We swam ashore across the lonely rivers at Zanskar, Shyok, Suru and Nubra easily while targeting shoulder-launched IGLA missiles. We lived across Ladakh then.