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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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How technology is helping this visually impaired journalist see and report

Only last night, I finished reading Lights Out, a brutally honest book by my former journalist colleague L Subramani, who has written about... ...

http://yourstory.com/2015/02/technology-helping-visually-impaired/
Chandigarh's NCC girl felicitated at college

CHANDIGARH: After being adjudged the best NCC cadet in the country, city's NCC girl cadet Kumudini was honoured at her college - DAV College in... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/chandigarh/Chandigarhs-NCC-girl-felicitated-at-college/articleshow/46319347.cms
Famous Astrologer TP Trivedi to receive Yash Bharti Award with 51 others on Feb 9

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government will on February 9 confer the prestigious Yash Bharti Award to 51 renowned personalities for exceptional work... ...

http://www.pardaphash.com/news/famous-astrologer-tp-trivedi-to-receive-yash-bharti-award-with-51-others-on-feb-9/765824.html
A Parade of Questions

1. The road on which the Republic Day parade takes place in Delhi used to be known as Kingsway in British India. What is it called today? 2.... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/education/student/A-Parade-of-Questions/2015/02/02/article2647578.ece
Not retired, but hurt

His celebrity acolytes are locked in a fierce election slugfest in Delhi but as he prepares for yet another agitation, Anna Hazare's loyal village... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/Anna-Hazare-Not-retired-but-hurt/articleshow/46083019.cms

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