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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......

First look: Sushant Singh Rajput as MS Dhoni

A look at the Top 10 tweets from your favourite Bollywood celebrities: After Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Mary Kom, get ready for yet another biopic on a sports person. The first look of M S Dhoni is......

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......

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. Who Got Param Vir Chakra For 1947
Uttar:  A.  more

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Q. Will Vir Bhadra Singh be appointed as cm of HP ?
Sigma:  A. There were four recipients : - Major Somnath Sharma, - Naik Jadunath Singh- Karam Singh- Havildar Major Piru Singh more

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Q. Identify the person Vir Bhadra Singh
Sigma:  A. Yes, he appears to be the most favourable candidate despite few odds against him. more

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Club of Rome meet to ensure food for all

New Delhi, Oct 21 Top agri-scientists, economists, bureaucrats and political leaders, meeting under the aegis of the Club of Rome (CoR), will... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a499108.html
Reprieve for man in negligent driving case

New Delhi: A sessions court here has set aside the order on sentence of a man for causing death by negligent driving, saying "it does not pass the... ...

http://newstodaynet.com/nation/reprieve-man-negligent-driving-case
CP Singh

te Working Committee of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) would be reconstituted in next 10 days and it would be a judicious mixture of youth and... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/dehradun/bsps-working-committee-to-be-reconstituted-cp-singh.html
Salman Khan tops the Times Celebex ranking for the year 2013

In a country like ours, where over a billion people are mad about a handful of stars, it is impossible to rank stars based on subjective criteria.... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/bollywood/news/Salman-Khan-tops-the-Times-Celebex-ranking-for-the-year-2013/articleshow/44835993.cms
UP Govt Transfers 11 IAS, 18 IPS Officers

In a major reshuffle, Uttar Pradesh government today transferred 11 IAS and 18 IPS officers, including district magistrates and police chiefs of... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/news/article/UP-Govt-Transfers-11-IAS-18-IPS-Officers/863944

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