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The soldier who won India's first Param Vir Chakra

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, November 3, joined senior army officers and other ranks in paying tribute to the country's first Param Vir Chakra recipient, Major Somnath Sharma, on......

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......

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......

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......

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......

Four blocks of Eden named after war veterans

IMAGE: CAB president Sourav Ganguly with Indian Army Personnel at the unveiling ceremony at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Friday. Photograph: BCCI Four war heroes found a place of permanence in the......
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PVC Recipient Subedar Joginder Singh to be honoured with a war biopic starring Gippy Grewal

In an era where we witness various movies on different concepts, ideologies and genres, to create such a remarkable cinema is not only the... ...

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Virbhadra Singh unveils Rs 9.85 crore worth 'War Museum'

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated Rs 9.85 crore worth 'War Museum' to people and laid the foundation stone of another such... ...

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Governor launches Vidya Veerta Abhiyan

Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday launched the 'Vidya Veerta Abhiyan' to mark the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, at Raj Bhavan. Through... ...

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Gujarat sets example of honouring martyrs and national pride

New Delhi [India], Aug.9 (ANI): Shortly after the Kargil war, 1999, in which twelve soldiers hailing from Gujarat were martyred, Kathiawar's Patel... ...

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday said she will not "commit the sin" of declaring 39 Indians missing in Iraq for the last three... ...

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