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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......

'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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The graveyard of Patton tanks

The brave men who had demolished Pakistan's feared Patton tanks in 1965 are a part of village lore in Asal Uttar, Punjab. The landscape... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-times/deep-focus/The-graveyard-of-Patton-tanks/articleshow/48727271.cms
He killed the mocking bird to embrace martyrdom

Legendary Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hamid is widely known as a destroyer of Patton Tanks, thus playing instrumental role in India’s victory... ...

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Comic book chronicling valour, sacrifice of army men released

d sacrifice of 21 awardees of the Param Vir Chakra, the nation's highest military decoration, was released. Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma, Adjutant General... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/comic-book-chronicling-valour-sacrifice-of-army-men-released-115082801341_1.html
Books Starring Soldiers as Heroes

Former servicemen walk towards the India Gate in New Delhi on Sunday during a protest demanding that One Rank One Pension scheme should be... ...

http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/facing-heat-over-orop-government-plans-to-reach-out-to-armed-forces-1210233?trendingnow
Key Battles Memorials, war stories keep Asal Uttar alive

Early in September, the Pakistani Army had captured Khemkaran town, 5 km from the border and 7 km from Asal Uttar. A war memorial at Asal Uttar,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/key-battles-memorials-war-stories-keep-asal-uttar-alive/

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