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Independence Day Special: The Hero of Tiger Hill

Yogendra Singh Yadav survived 15 bullets while capturing Tiger Hill in the Kargil War and was awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for gallantry. On the eve of Independence Day,......

In a nation short of heroes, let's celebrate a real one

Honorary Captain Bana Singh won the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest ranking gallantry award, for recapturing a Pakistani post on the Siachen Glacier. Living a retired life in a quiet village......

Have you heard about this Indian Hero?

Major Chewang Rinchen became the youngest recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra. He not only seized the highest post ever captured, but also liberated an area of 800 sq km from Pak occupied Kashmir,......

The Flying Hero of the 1971 War

Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon is the only Indian Air Force warrior to be decorated with the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest award for gallantry. 'My admiration for his gallant action remains......

War hero's grandson finally has a job

Forty-four years after he laid down his life in defence of the nation, Param Vir Chakra awardee Grenadier Abdul Hameed's grandson was offered a labourer's job by the Uttar Pradesh government.The......

Concessions galore from the Railways

Physically handicapped persons will now be able to get the concession facility in Rajdhani and Shatabadi Trains.Announcing the extension of concession to this category of peoplein New Delhi on......

17 tax-free incomes for you

The following are 17 important items of income, which are fully exempt from income tax and which a resident individual Indian assessee can use with profit for the purpose of tax planning. \n1.......

All these incomes are tax-free for FY 2007-08

Here are some of the important items of income, which are fully exempt from income tax and which can be utilised by a resident individual Indian assessee for the purpose of tax planning.1.......

Quiz Time: Whose life is Sunny Deol's character in Border based on?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. On whose life is Sunny Deol’s character in Border......

'Shiney, a nice man'

The media frenzy visible outside the Oshiwara police station and Andheri court -- both in northwest Mumbai -- was absent at Tarapore Towers when this reporter visited it on Monday morning. Tarapore......

Why we can never forget Kargil

Around April 1999, Pakistani infiltrators captured some Indianterritory in Jammu and Kashmir. The Indian Army fought for over fourmonths to reclaim the territory and lost around 450 soldiers in the......

The soldier who guards Pakistan

Colonel Anil Kaul, a Vir Chakra recipient, served in the Indian army for over 20 years; he lost his right eye and the fingers of his left hand during one of the military operations; and tried to......

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uttar
Q. Who Got Param Vir Chakra For 1947
Uttar:  A.  more

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Flying Saucer
Q. which is the highest Gallantry award of India?
Flying Saucer:  A. There were four recipients : - Major Somnath Sharma, - Naik Jadunath Singh- Karam Singh- Havildar Major Piru Singh more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-highest-gallantry-award-of-india/26887957/answers/27923646

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Which instrument associated with Lord Indra is also present on the Param Vir Chakra ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Param Vir Chakra more

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Stalin
Q. Which of these is the highest gallantry award given by the Indian Goverment? ?Option : (A) Shaurya Chakra (B) Mahavir Chakra (C) Param Vir Chakra (D) Kirti Chakra
Stalin:  A. Vajra. more

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  Web results for Vir Chakra
Let's Not Forget

Any award that is given to both Nelson Mandela and Sachin Tendulkar, and to both Jawaharlal Nehru and Gulzarilal Nanda cannot be taken very... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/Lets-Not-Forget/292985
Five generations of valour and war-time honours

PUNE: Major (retd) Uday Parshuram Sathe, a veteran of the 1971 Indo-Pak War, is a proud son and a prouder grandson. He belongs to a family of... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/pune/Five-generations-of-valour-and-war-time-honours/articleshow/45671450.cms
Posthumous award

Bharat Ratna is the country’s highest civilian award. While many editorials are not disputing the choice of Atal Behari Vajpayee, many are... ...

http://dc.asianage.com/letters/posthumous-award-309
10 quotes by brave Indian soldiers that will make you stand tall with pride

Indian Army over the course of years has produced a series of brave hearts who have laid down their lives in service to the nation. These brave men... ...

http://daily.bhaskar.com/article/NAT-TOP-indian-army-soldiers-top-10-quotes-of-bravery-4852935-PHO.html
Vajpayee deserves it

The practice of posthumous awards should be discontinued because the dead heroes are already part of the national pantheon. Honour the living... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/editorial-dnaedit-vajpayee-deserves-it-2046840

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