Press Trust of India | Friday August 7, 2015
MS Dhoni had written to the Army authorities to undertake the training and will do five parachute jumps once he finishes his course.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 2, 2013
In fact, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has led India to both the Twenty20 and the 50 Over World Cup trophies, said the uniform helped him overcome his fear of height.
NDTVCricket | Monday January 7, 2013
The top one-day side England will definitely look for inspiration from Pakistan who recently beat India in the shorter format. Batting has been India's strength but has become a major concern now and Barmy Army will look to exploit just that. Men in Blue on the other hand will be happy that there are no Graeme Swann and Monty Panesar in the visitor...
Agence France Presse | Tuesday November 13, 2012
England will definitely be looking to counter spin but India must not be complacent with Graeme Swann in the opposition. It will, in all probability, boil down to the fact that how the 'Barmy Army' bats in sub-continent conditions. They did impress when they last toured Sri Lanka and Swann did play a huge part then too.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 9, 2012
Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who is also an Honorary Lt Col in the Territorial Army, on Tuesday chose to give the organisation's annual parade here a miss, sparking off a debate whether celebrities should be conferred such titles or not.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 6, 2012
Indian cricket team captain and goodwill ambassador of the Indian army, Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Tuesday reached Ladakh as a part of his two-day tour and inaugurated a newly-constructed army ground here.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 4, 2012
India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will on Tuesday begin a two-day tour of the frontier Ladakh region during which he will visit Siachen glacier - the highest battleground of the world, a defence spokesman said here on Monday.
Wisden India Staff | Saturday June 2, 2012
MS Dhoni has expressed keen interest in serving the army after he hangs up his boots. Dhoni, who was inducted as an honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the elite Parachute Regiment last year, is in Kashmir as a guest at the ongoing Kashmir Premier League in Baramullah.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday March 21, 2012
After donning the olive greens of the Army last year, Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is planning to undertake a tour of forward areas to motivate the soldiers deployed in the far-flung areas of the country.
Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday November 1, 2011
India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympian gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra on Tuesday officially became honorary Lieutenant Colonels in the Territorial Army with the army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh, pipping their ranks on their shoulders.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 28, 2011
Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra will don the olive green uniform and be conferred the rank of honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army on Tuesday.
Indo-Asia News Service | Wednesday October 12, 2011
Newly-commissioned into the Territorial Army (TA) as an honorary lieutenant colonel, India's cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni attended his first official event when he joined army chief Gen. Vijay Kumar Singh at the TA's Raising Day celebrations here.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 11, 2011
The Army has asked Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and ace shooter Abhinav Bindra to make themselves available at the "earliest possible date" so that they could be conferred with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the force.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 13, 2011
Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra were on Tuesday granted the rank of honorary Lieutenant Colonel in the Territorial Army by President Pratibha Patil.
Indo-AsianNews Service | Wednesday April 6, 2011
Indian captain M.S. Dhoni will soon don the Indian Army's olive greens after accepting an offer of honorary commission in the Territorial Army on Tuesday.