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Ashok Chakra for late Major Mukund Varadarajan

An army major, who killed two terrorists in an encounter in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, has been posthumously conferred the highest peacetime gallantry medal Ashok Chakra on the occasion......

BJP demands Ashoka Chakra for Delhi gang-rape victim

Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party President Vijender Gupta, who has expressed profound grief over the death of the 23-year-old gang rape victim, has written a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh......

Ashok Chakra for Op Sarp Vinash martyr

The government has conferred the Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime gallantry award, which is the equivalent of the Param Vir Chakra, on a 21-year-old army commando who died participating in......

Why do we honour Ashoka and not Tipu?

'Ashoka the Great did not slaughter foreigners or Muslims when he conquered Kalinga. It was Oriya-speaking Hindus whom he butchered by the tens of thousands. But Ashoka is called Great, and his......

When Rakesh Sharma found himself in a different kind of space

Though this time India's first astronaut remained earth bound. P Rajendran/ finds out more about his journey off the beaten track along America's East Coast. There were 40 teams in all;......

Modi's gold deposit scheme fails to attract investors

Indians have a deep attachment to gold, which they value not just as a wedding gift but also as a way to keep wealth away from the prying eyes of tax collectors. A gold deposit scheme launched amid......

Budget unveils initiatives to boost growth, empower India

Image: Budget for growth and development. Photograph: Reuters     Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday announced a 5 per cent reduction in corporate tax over next four years,......

'Kargil inspired me to join army'

Malayalam superstar Mohanlal, who was inducted in the Indian Army today as honorary Lt Colonel, said the tough life faced by soldiers in Kargil and other parts of Jammu and Kashmir inspired him to......

Rajasthan's Generation Next

"If babies had coaches to teach them to walk, most of us would be still crawling on all fours," Greg Chappell says.With that one sentence, he appears to be under-cutting his own assignment, as head......
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The villains and heroes of 26/11

The 26/11 attacks and the people connected to the event. Taj Mahal Hotel after the 26/11 attacks - File Photo - Representational Image Ten... ...
Wrong to tell people what to do, says Sonam Kapoor

Sonam Kapoor stays true to her public image as a fiesty young woman with her head firmly on her shoulders. In a tete-a-tete as part of the... ...
Police complaint against Aamir Khan over remark onintolerance

The Indian Express Delhi-based film-maker Ulhas P R Tuesday filed a complaint against Bollywood actor Aamir Khan in connection with his comments... ...
PM Modi's Gold Deposit Scheme Attracts Only 400 Grams So Far

Prime Minister Narendra Modi earlier this month unveiled a gold coin with the Ashok Chakra engraved on one side. A gold deposit scheme launched... ...
Don't forget the heroes of Rezang La

Few events in the annals of valour match the battle fought by 13 Kumaon's C Company to safeguard a Ladakhi village during the 1962 India-China war... ...

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