rediff.com

NewsApp (Free)

Read news as it happens
Download NewsApp

Available on  

Rediff News  All News 

Param Vir Chakra

Rediff.com  »  News  »   Param Vir Chakra

  News for Param Vir Chakra

  • News
  • Business
  • Movies

The hero who won a Param Vir Chakra on Siachen

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 in......

Ayub Khan, the war hero who became an MP

Decorated with a Vir Chakra for leading an attack that destroyed four tanks, Risaldar Ayub Khan shared a name with the Pakistani president who ordered the invasion of India in 1965. India's Ayub......

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,......

Films, books that inspire corporate head honchos

What do A-listers like to read, watch or listen to? And who are the people they admire? Here is a list -- IMAGE: The poster of the film Taare Zameen Par. The film is one of the favourites of Amit......

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......
  Web results for Param Vir Chakra
Armoured Corps fighting from plains to mountains

AMX-13 tank The process of the Indian Cavalry bidding adieu to horses and getting equipped with tanks/ armoured cars began in 1939 with the Scinde... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/armoured-corps-fighting-plains-mountains-338
Book on Param Vir Chakra winners launched in UK

A book celebrating the lives of 21 Param Vir Chakra winners written by a well-known Indian social activist was launched here by Indian High... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/book-on-param-vir-chakra-winners-launched-in-uk-116042901296_1.html
All women's exhibition of art

An all women's exhibition here delves deeper into the inner recesses of a woman's mind in an attempt to gauge her different moods through colorful... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/delhi/all-women-s-exhibition-of-art/138853.html
MiG-27 squadron number-plated at Hasimara

PANAGARH (Burdwan) With another squadron of Mig-27MK based at Air Force Station Hasimara in north Bengal getting number-plated, the Indian Air... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/MiG-27-squadron-number-plated-at-Hasimara/articleshow/51846931.cms
Halls of fame

Come summer, and museums are spruced up to receive visitors ready to dip into a treasure trove of artefacts. But, museum-visiting must be made part... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/chennais-museums-get-more-interactive/article8479718.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication

Related Tags


  1. gujarat
  2. bjp
  3. india
  4. lok sabha
  5. supreme court
  6. upa
  7. bharatiya janata party
  8. congress
  9. new delhi
  10. united progressive alliance
  11. ahmedabad
  12. sonia gandhi
  13. nda
  14. rahul gandhi
  15. rajnath singh
  16. nitin gadkari
  17. delhi
  18. manmohan singh
  19. bihar
  20. national democratic alliance
  21. jd-u
  22. nitish kumar
  23. rashtriya swayamsevak sangh
  24. uttar pradesh
  25. photo
  26. advani
  27. central bureau of investigation
  28. rss
  29. janata dal-united
  30. ips

Top Coverage News


Coming to India and making

Success in manufacturing is not just about being cheap - cheap labour, cheap land, cheap power...
Broswe by: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z