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Wing Commander M S Grewal


‘I told the tehsildar we are airmen from the Pakistan Air Force... We are on 10 days’ leave. He said no, we are going to lock you up’

January 28, 2014 8:57 am

Wing Commander M S Grewal and Group Captain Dilip Parulkar on their escape from the PoW camp near Rawalpindi in 1971.

‘We thought D P Dhar would take us back in his plane. Those were our hopes... Nobody thought of us. We weren’t even part of talks’

January 21, 2014 1:38 am

Among the 12 IAF pilots lodged in a PoW camp near Rawalpindi in 1971, Group Captain Dilip Parulkar and Wing Commander M S Grewal tried to escape, and were caught just four miles from border.

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Updated: August 9, 2022 4:07:44 am

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Updated: August 9, 2022 4:01:30 am

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Updated: August 9, 2022 4:01:22 am

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MGIS complies with policy for kids from municipal schools: AMC school board

Updated: August 9, 2022 4:01:16 am

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Updated: August 9, 2022 3:37:14 am

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Maharashtra: Man arrested for posting ‘defamatory’ content against Governor Koshyari

Updated: August 9, 2022 3:37:02 am

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Ten economic growth centers planned in extended Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Updated: August 9, 2022 3:36:46 am

The idea is to give impetus to the extended area of MMR by proposing various industrial and economic activities to decentralise economic activities from the core of MMR to its peripheries, officials said.