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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......

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......

Poverty-stricken war hero gets award

Naik Subedar Bana Singh, who won the Param Vir Chakra for his bravery in preventing a Siachen post from falling into Pakistan Army's hands in 1987, was on Wednesday awarded the inaugural......

Hero of 1962 war with China is dead

Lieutenant Colonel Dhan Singh Thapa, winner of the nation's highest gallantry award Param Vir Chakra for engaging an overwhelming Chinese attack in fierce hand-to-hand fighting in Ladakh during the......

Jatropha makes this man do anything at any cost

Banks denied him funding, the red-tapism and bureaucracy was also of no help. That did not discourage Akshay Vir Singh Tyagi from venturing into Jatropha cultivation seeing the huge potential for......

UID number to be issued soon: Nilekani

The Unique Identification Number, renamed 'Aadhaar', would be issued soon to Indian residents, Nandan Nilekani, chairman of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said on Wednesday. "We......

BSNL move to boost rural Net connectivity

To provide cheaper broadband connections in Uttar Pradesh, especially its rural areas, public sector telecom major Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited on Tuesday announced its partnership with......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Dhirubhaism catches readers' imagination

Dhirubhai sells. Against All Odds, a book on the life and times of Dhirubhai Ambani by advertising veteran A G Krishnamurthy, is trying to ride on the success of an earlier book on Dhirubhai by the......

Chased by the moral brigade

What do Sruti Singh, Ajay Vir Singh, Dilip Dutta, Mahesh Tayade and Narendra Tiwari have in common? They are the self-appointed moral police of the public behaviour of celebrities and guardians of......

Review: Amit Sahni Ki List doesn't work

Amit Sahni Ki List falters on many counts, says Paloma Sharma.Five minutes into the film and you just know that Amit Sahni ki List is nothing you've ever seen before for a very simple reason --......

Review: Revolver Rani is a confused film

Revolver Rani could have been the movie of the year. It ended up as a confused film that can't decide who, or what it wants to concentrate on instead, says Paloma Sharma.The era of dacoits in India......

Shah Rukh Khan: Khushwant Singh made our lives so much richer

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Novelist and journalist Khushwant Singh passed away today, March 20, due to a heart attack. He was 99.  Several stars took to......

Review: Sooper Se Ooper is a delightful film

Sooper Se Ooper will not be able to make you laugh like Sidhu or Archana Puran Singh performing on their respective shows but it will make you chuckle to yourself softly at situations and the......

Santosh Trophy: Punjab pip Bengal 4-3 in thriller

Punjab overcame a spirited challenge from West Bengal to carve out a 4-3 win in Group D to progress to the semi-finals of the 67th Santosh Trophy football tournament, in Kollam on Monday. Sajandeep......

Ranji Trophy: Agarkar, Salvi rattle Hyderabad

Ajit Agarkar and Aavishkar Salvi claimedfive wickets between themselves as defending champions Mumbai reduced Hyderabad to 223 for 7 on the first day of their Ranji Trophy Super League Group A......

India favourites in Jr Asia Cup hockey

Defending champions India, with several experienced players in their ranks, have the upper hand in their opening encounter against Japan, in the sixth men's Junior Asia Cup hockey tournament,......

VRV: Very Resourceful Variation

He is fast, hard-working, seemingly accurate, a tad inconsistent and definitely a man of few words. That is Vikram Raj Vir Singh -- VRV Singh for you.It is not that he measures the length of his......

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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Q. Will Vir Bhadra Singh be appointed as cm of HP ?
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Pain and pride on 15th anniversary of Kargil war

Captain Vijayant Thapar fought valiantly against Pakistani soldiers before falling to enemy bullets at Knoll. He was awarded Vir Charka... ...

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BJP ready for Kaanth march to lodge FIR against SSP

LUCKNOW: Protesting against Moradabad SSP Dharam Vir Yadav for his alleged attack on Bharatiya Janata Party workers, the party, led by six MLAs and... ...

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Johnny Lever plays a lawyer in Entertainment

Akshay Kumar and Johny Lever in Entertainment Summary For actor Johnny Lever, who was last seen in the Sunny Deol starrer Singh Sahab The... ...

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Colony spot inspections ordered at RWA meet

GURGAON: Deputy commissioner Shekhar Vidyarthi on Wednesday addressed the much-awaited meeting of the residents' district-level grievance redress... ...

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82 DySPs adjusted, 21 shifted

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, July 23: Director General of Police (DGP) K Rajendra Kumar today ordered adjustment of 82 DySPs and transfer of 21... ...

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