Thursday, June 24, 2010

Air Force to make Tendulkar Group Captain

New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): The Indian Air Force (IAF) is anon to honour adept blaster Sachin Tendulkar with the rank of Honorary Group Captain.

According to IAF sources, Air Headquarters has already accomplished Tendulkar's name for the honour.

There was ample agitation as to what rank the abundant batsman should be given. Wing Commander and Squadron Leader were accounted too inferior for the civic icon, who has played for India for over 20 years.

Sources said the Air Headquarters has already forwarded the all-important files to the Defence Ministry.

The Prime Minister Office (PMO) and the President's consents are appropriate afore application any rank of the armed forces.

So, Tendulkar's admirers will accept to delay for some time afore seeing their figure in IAF uniform.

In 2008, the Territorial Army fabricated blur brilliant Mohanlal an Honorary Colonel.

It conferred the aforementioned honour on Kapil Dev, while baron Vijaypath Singhania was fabricated an Air Commodore for captivation a apple almanac in aerial distance hot airship flying. (ANI)