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Civil gallantry awardees to get free AC train travel


July 24th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Civilian winners of gallantry awards like Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra among others will now also get the benefit of life-long freetravel by ... Read more...

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64 years on, family of man who caught Gandhi’s killer in penury


January 30th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nahan (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 30 (IANS) The family of late Sergeant Dev Raj Singh Thakur, who chased and caught Mahatma Gandhi's assassin Nathuram Godse on this very day at Birla ... Read more...

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Celebration and introspection… India goes tricolour on 63rd R-Day (Roundup)


January 26th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) It was a celebration of India in all its diversity, complexities and colour. The 63rd Republic Day unfolded Thursday with a grand pageant here ... Read more...

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Tears as Navdeep Singh gets posthumous Ashok Chakra (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A mother wept, a greatful nation acknowledged one of its heroes. Lt Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu ... Read more...

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Lt. Navdeep Singh wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died battling terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, was Thursday posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra, India's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Young Lieutenant wins Ashok Chakra posthumously


January 26th, 2012 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, a young army commando who died fighting terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir, will be conferred Ashok Chakra, the country's highest peacetime ... Read more...

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Three Shaurya Chakras among I-Day gallantry awards


August 15th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil has approved gallantry medals for 137 security personnel, including 14 for the country's third highest peacetime bravery award, the Shaurya Chakra, ... Read more...

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CPI-M insulting national emblem: Trinamool


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Retaliating to the Communist Party of India-Marxist's (CPI-M) allegation of using black money in the Bengal polls, the Trinamool Congress Friday claimed the CPI-M had insulted ... Read more...

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Railways to recruit 16,000 ex-servicemen


February 25th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday announced the induction of 16,000 ex-servicemen, an initiative for the "brave jawans who defend our borders". "I am happy to inform ... Read more...

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Last rites of India’s oldest-surviving Ashok Chakra recipient held


February 15th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 15 (IANS) India's oldest surviving recipient of Ashok Chakra, the highest peace-time gallantry award, Lt.Col. Man Bahadur Rai was Tuesday accorded full military honours at his funeral in Assam's ... Read more...

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Kabul terror attack hero wins Ashok Chakra


January 26th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh, an army doctor who died fighting a suicide bomber in Kabul, was Wednesday conferred the country's highest peacetime gallantry medal, Ashok Chakra, ... Read more...

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Military might, ‘mini-India’ on display at 62nd Republic Day


January 26th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 26 (ANI): The 62nd Republic Day on Wednesday had 'mini-India' in itself with colourful tableaux depicting the innumerable hues of the country's diversity, in addition to a vibrant ... Read more...

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India showcases military might at 62nd R’Day parade (Lead)


January 26th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The 62nd Republic Day celebrations saw a spectacular showcase of India's military might here, witnessed by millions on a cold but sunny Wednesday morning, to mark ... Read more...

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Army doctor killed in Kabul attack gets Ashok Chakra


January 25th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh, a doctor with the army who died fighting terrorists in an attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul, will be conferred the ... Read more...

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Five army men named for Kirti Chakra, 21 to get Shaurya Chakra


January 25th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Five army men were Tuesday named for Kirti Chakra, the country's second highest peacetime gallantry medal, including one posthumously, and 21 others for Shaurya Chakra, the ... Read more...

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Gallantry awardees to get free parking passes in Chandigarh


December 31st, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Chandigarh has worked out a new year gift for the city's gallantry award winners -- free car parking.The Municipal Corporation, in recognition of the ... Read more...

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BJD worker held for disrespect to tricolour


December 29th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 29 (IANS) A Biju Janata Dal (BJD) worker was arrested Wednesday allegedly for disrespecting the national flag at a party function here Sunday, police said.Acting on three complaints, the city ... Read more...

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Opposition attacks BJD over disrespect to tricolour


December 28th, 2010 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 28 (IANS) The opposition Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded action against the alleged disrespect to the national flag during a function of Orissa's ruling Biju Janata ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to honour gallantry award winners


August 17th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has decided to honour those security personnel of the state who win gallantry awards, an official said. "The Jharkhand Advisory Council has decided to give Rs.10 ... Read more...

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Major Laishram Jyotin Singh conferred Ashok Chakra award posthumously for role in Afghanistan


August 14th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): On the Independence Day-eve the President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred the Ashok Chakra award to Major Laishram Jyotin Singh.Maj Laishram Jyotin Singh gave up his life for ... Read more...

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Ashoka Chakra for Maj Jyotin Singh (Lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh of the Army Medical Corps has been posthumously honoured with the Ashok Chakra, the highest peace-time gallantry award. Major Singh, an official on deputation ... Read more...

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Ashok Chakra for Maj Jyotin Singh


August 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Major Laishram Jyotin Singh of the Army Medical Corps has been posthumously awarded the Ashok Chakra, the highest gallantry award during peace time. Major Singh, a security ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Ashok Chakra(2010)


May 29th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 29, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Ashok Chakra- An Insult To The MartyrsRating: 1 out of 5*Starring: Introducing Rajan Verma, Aroon Bakshi, Ashok Samarth, Mushtaq Khan, Homi Wadia, Sudesh Berry and Amit BehlDirector: ... Read more...

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Hang Kasab now, says slain commando’s father


May 6th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 6 (IANS) K. Unnikrishnan, father of the slain National Security Guard commando Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, said Thursday there should be no delay in the execution of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Congress leader of ‘vote bank’ politics


February 4th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday criticised Congress leader Digvijay Singh, who reportedly questioned the Batla House shoot-out in Delhi after meeting the family of an ... Read more...

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Military might, colours of India unfold at R-Day parade


January 26th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) A cold and foggy morning failed to dampen the enthusiasm of thousands of spectators who turned out Tuesday to witness India proudly displaying its military might ... Read more...

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India’s military might and cultural heritage find voice at 61st Republic Day


January 26th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Though a blinding mist sought to be a dampner and an obstacle to India celebrating its 61st Republic Day on Tuesday, the nation and its citizens observed ... Read more...

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President Patil awards Ashok Chakras on R-Day


January 26th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday awarded three Ashok Chakras, the country's highest gallantry award in peacetime, ahead of the 61st Republic Day parade that started amid swirling ... Read more...

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Commonwealth mascot Shera, MBT Arjun to be 61st Republic Day attractions


January 26th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.26 (ANI): Among the major attractions of the 61st Republic Day to be held today will be the Main Battle Tank Arjun, the Smerch Multiple Launch Rocket System, the ... Read more...

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One Ashok Chakra, 6 Kirti Chakras announced on R-Day eve (Lead,with images)


January 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) One Ashok Chakra, six Kirti Chakras and 26 Shaurya Chakras, the top three awards for gallantry during peacetime, were among the 442 awards for armed forces and ... Read more...

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President to confer three Ashok Chakras on R-Day (With Images)


January 25th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will confer three Ashok Chakras, the highest gallantry award in peacetime, before the Republic Day parade commences Tuesday. Two of the awards were announced ... Read more...

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Court declines relief to Ashok Chakra winner’s parents


January 24th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court refused to grant relief to the parents of Major Mohit Sharma -- posthumously selected for the Ashok Chakra award this year -- to ... Read more...

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At 206 feet, tricolour to flutter in unmatched glory


January 24th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The tricolour will flutter at new heights this Republic Day... literally. The largest national flag is set to be hoisted to a magnificent 206 feet ... Read more...

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High alert ahead of Republic Day Parade 2010


January 23rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 23 (ANI): In the run up to Republic Day and in the wake of a heightened alert, the Army is ready to tackle all security related issues.Lt. General ... Read more...

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Rs.25 lakh aid given to slain Delhi cop’s widow


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday handed over a cheque of Rs.25 lakh (Rs.2.5 million) to the widow of Delhi Police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma who ... Read more...

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