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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......

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......

Poverty-stricken war hero gets award

Naik Subedar Bana Singh, who won the Param Vir Chakra for his bravery in preventing a Siachen post from falling into Pakistan Army's hands in 1987, was on Wednesday awarded the inaugural......

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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Ayushmann Khurrana announces the 2nd Wings for Life World Run

Actor Ayushmann Khurrana was in Delhi on April 8 to announce the 2nd edition of the Wings For Life World Run. Other local ambassadors, Maj. DP... ...

http://www.eventfaqs.com/news/ef-10455/ayushmann-khurrana-announces-the-2nd-wings-for-life-world-run
Isles tourism to get further boost

With a view to give further impetus to the tourism sector in these Islands and also to create more tourism facilities so as to make Andaman and... ...

http://echoofindia.com/port-blair-isles-tourism-get-further-boost-83149
Indian military contingent to march at Moscow's Red Square on May 9

The Indian Army's Grenadiers Regiment marching at the Republic Day celebrations (Courtesy: Twitter/@SpokespersonMoD) A 70-member marching... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/in-a-first-indian-military-contingent-to-march-at-moscows-red-square-on-may-9/
Now, Army medals for paramilitary forces

NEW DELHI: In an unprecedented move that will bring much cheer to the paramilitary forces, the home ministry is planning to confer gallantry awards... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/india/Now-Army-medals-for-paramilitary-forces/articleshow/46914722.cms
In village adopted by Rail MoS, protest over unfulfilled promises

The agitation got a boost as Rasoolan Devi, the widow of Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hameed, participated in the sit-in. Residents of Dullahpur... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/lucknow/in-village-adopted-by-rail-mos-protest-over-unfulfilled-promises/

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