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Arjan Singh was a beacon of military leadership

He was awarded the distinguished Flying Cross in 1944. This honour is equivalent to today's Param Vir Chakra.The Arjan Singh Trust for needy air force personnel was set up out of the proceeds of......

The soldier who won India's first Param Vir Chakra

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, November 3, joined senior army officers and other ranks in paying tribute to the country's first Param Vir Chakra recipient, Major Somnath Sharma, on......

The hero who won a Param Vir Chakra on Siachen

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 in......

Ayub Khan, the war hero who became an MP

Decorated with a Vir Chakra for leading an attack that destroyed four tanks, Risaldar Ayub Khan shared a name with the Pakistani president who ordered the invasion of India in 1965. India's Ayub......

My father, the Param Vir Chakra Hero

In spite of being wounded in battle, Lieutenant Colonel A B Tarapore fought for six days before meeting a hero's death on the battlefield in the 1965 war. A legend in the Indian Army, he is the......

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a list -- IMAGE: The poster of the film Taare Zameen Par. The film is one of the favourites of Amit......

Padma Lakshmi sizzles in a bikini!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is currently vacationing in India with her daughter Krishna. She turned to Twitter......

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......

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......

Four blocks of Eden named after war veterans

IMAGE: CAB president Sourav Ganguly with Indian Army Personnel at the unveiling ceremony at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Photograph: BCCI Four war heroes found a place of permanence in the......
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Never forget the Heroes of Rezang La

'Why isn't the story of the valiant 13th Kumaon a part of every child's textbooks?' 'Why have we let these brave men die unwept, unmourned, and... ...

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They fought to the last man for India

On November 18, 1962, 114 soldiers of the 13th Kumaon fought till the last man, and last bullet, in sub-zero temperatures, to beat back the huge... ...

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Punjab to host India's first-ever military lit fest

Come December, Punjab will hold India's first-ever Military Literature Festival in Chandigarh, showcasing intellectual and military excellence at... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-punjab-to-host-india-s-first-ever-military-lit-fest-2559217
Army Chief honours President's Colours to Marathali battalions

[India], November 4 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff General Bipin Rawat has presented the President's Colours to two battalions of the Maratha Light... ...

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Army pays tribute to first PVC recipient Maj Somnath Sharma

[India], November 3 (ANI): The Indian Army on Friday paid tribute to Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of the highest Indian gallantry... ...

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