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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......

Have you heard about this Indian Hero?

Major Chewang Rinchen became the youngest recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra. He not only seized the highest post ever captured, but also liberated an area of 800 sq km from Pak occupied Kashmir,......

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......

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.......

'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......

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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Flying Saucer
Q. which is the highest Gallantry award of India?
Flying Saucer:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-the-highest-gallantry-award-of-india/26887957/answers/

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. Which instrument associated with Lord Indra is also present on the Param Vir Chakra ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. Param Vir Chakra more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-instrument-associated-with-lord-indra-is-also-present-/26804978/answers/26887972

Stalin
Q. Which of these is the highest gallantry award given by the Indian Goverment? ?Option : (A) Shaurya Chakra (B) Mahavir Chakra (C) Param Vir Chakra (D) Kirti Chakra
Stalin:  A. Vajra. more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-these-is-the-highest-gallantry-award-given-by-the-i/26429405/answers/26804990

Divya Kulkarni
Q. Which is Indias highest military honour?(a) Param Vir Chakra(b) Vir Chakra(c) Maha Vir Chakra(d) Bharat Ratna
Divya Kulkarni:  A. param vir chakra more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-is-indias-highest-military-honoura-param-vir-chakrab-v/26370083/answers/26429411

  Web results for Vir Chakras
Param Vir Chakra recipient termed threat to peace in UP

Summary Red-faced administration hurriedly reviews action, withdraws notices served to Kargil hero. Fearing breach of peace in his village,... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/cities/lucknow/param-vir-chakra-recipient-termed-threat-to-peace-in-up/
Twenty one stories every Indian should know

When Manoj Kumar Pandey was asked during his interview for the National Defence Academy why he wanted to join the army, he had replied with a... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/twenty-one-stories-every-indian-should-know/15536184
Roll of honour

Rachna Bisht Rawat’s book, The Brave, chronicles the heroism of the 21 men awarded India’s highest military decoration for valour in the face... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-authors/rachna-bisht-rawats-book-on-army-men/article6317363.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Braveheart in death-defying Siachen rescue gets Shaurya Chakra

Wg Cdr Huvey Upadhyaya An untested snowfield at 18,000 feet in the Siachen region. A missing Army helicopter, status of its two pilots unknown.... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/wing-commander-huvey-upadhyaya-awarded-shaurya-chakra-siachen-rescue/1/377254.html
Param Vir Chakra Stories'

Batalik Sector Kargil: 1999 The sun had disappeared, dropping an impregnable black quilt over the terrain. It hid the crisp green of the grass,... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/an-excerpt-from-the-book-the-brave-param-vir-chakra-stories/15532183

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