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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......

'The years in service were the best days of my life... until now'

“It hurts that the government is honouring my service to the nation in such a way,” says two-time Vir Chakra awardee Wing Commander Vinod Nebb (retired). Insiyah Vahanvaty continues......

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......

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......

17 tax-free incomes for you

The following are 17 important items of income, which are fully exempt from income tax and which a resident individual Indian assessee can use with profit for the purpose of tax planning. \n1.......

All these incomes are tax-free for FY 2007-08

Here are some of the important items of income, which are fully exempt from income tax and which can be utilised by a resident individual Indian assessee for the purpose of tax planning.1.......

Padma Lakshmi sizzles in a bikini!

A look at the top tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is currently vacationing in India with her daughter Krishna. She turned to Twitter......

Quiz Time: Whose life is Sunny Deol's character in Border based on?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! 1. On whose life is Sunny Deol’s character in Border......

'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......

The soldier who guards Pakistan

Colonel Anil Kaul, a Vir Chakra recipient, served in the Indian army for over 20 years; he lost his right eye and the fingers of his left hand during one of the military operations; and tried to......
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7th Light Cavalry redefines mountain warfare

It was the privilege of my father, late Maj. Gen. R.S. Sparrow, to command 7th Light Cavalry during an eventful period straddling Independence and... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/7th-light-cavalry-redefines-mountain-warfare-332
How 20th Lancers flew tanks into battle

It is difficult to express my feelings when I landed with the first tank at Chushul on the morning of 25 October 1962, when a detachment of two... ...

http://www.asianage.com/india/how-20th-lancers-flew-tanks-battle-334
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

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