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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.......

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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SALUTE! On this day 120 brave jawans fought till the last man against Chinese to save Ladakh Details inside

New Delhi: This battle of the Indian Armed Forces against the Chinese Army is considered one of the greatest last stands in world history. The... ...
J&K Freedom Fighters Association pays tributes to Maha Vir Chakra awardee Hav Saroop Singh

Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) on Friday paid rich tributes to Hav Saroop Singh, Maha Vir Chakra awardee, who laid his life... ...
'Scant regard for martyrs'

BATHINDA: On the last day of his march, Amarinder stopped at the roundabout in Bathinda where the statue of Victoria Cross and Maha Vir Chakra... ...

Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh joins party workers in cleaning the statue of Subedar Nand Singh at Fauji Chowk in... ...
Army's Electronics and Mechanical Engineers celebrates 74th Corps Day

Army Commander, Southern Command, Lt Gen P M Hariz complimented all ranks for their technical ethos and dedication to ensure equipment readiness... ...

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