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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......

Param Vir Chakra Abdul Hamid, a Hero's Hero

'Both Abdul Hamid and the enemy tank place each other in their sights and shoot. Both shells hit their targets. There is a loud blast, fire and smoke.' 'Abdul Hamid is dead. He has destroyed a......

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......

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......

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......

Concept-based restaurants are here to stay

A kirana shop, Bollywood, a highway dhaba and Old Delhi's Paranthe Wali Gali are moving into the fine dining arena. Concept-based Indian restaurants are here to stay. On May 8, Filmy Masala, an......

'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......
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13th World Robot Olympiad to be Held in Delhi in November, 2016

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Sekhon's squadron to be honoured 44 years after his feat

HASIMARA: Nearly 44 years ago, a young pilot of the Indian Air Force (IAF) turned into a legend over the skies of Kashmir, taking on six Pakistan... ...
IESM members against stir vis-a-vis OROP

Bhopal, Nov 20: In the context of the vexatious One Rank One Pension (OROP) issue, a section of Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement members disapprove of... ...
Award of President's Standard to No. 18 Squadron and No. 22 Squadron

1. The President of India and the Supreme Commander of Indian Armed Forces, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will be awarding the prestigious President's... ...
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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