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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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Indian Army chief-designate conferred medal for distinguished service


April 17th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Indian Army's chief-designate and present Eastern Army Commander Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh and vice chief Lt. Gen. Shri Krishna Singh were among senior armed ... 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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Army team scales Mount Manaslu


May 9th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) An team of Indian Army mountaineers Monday scaled the 8,163 metre Mount Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak, in the Nepal Himalayas, earning another feather ... Read more...

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Army to scale world’s eighth highest peak


March 8th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) In a first of its kind effort, the Indian Army will attempt to scale Mount Manaslu, the world's eighth highest peak, between March and June, ... 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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President Patil honours armed forces personnel


April 9th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday conferred two Kirti Chakras and twenty five Shaurya Chakras to armed forces personnel for their exemplary courage.The President also conferred fifteen ... Read more...

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President confers gallantry, distinguished service awards


April 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Friday conferred two Kirti Chakras and 25 Shaurya Chakras on armed forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to ... Read more...

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Rukhsana Kousar, brother awarded Kirti Chakra


January 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 25 (IANS) Rukshana Kausar and her brother Aijaz Ahmad have been awarded the Kirti Chakra, the second highest gallantry award in peacetime, for their act of bravery in killing a ... 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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Army officers Mohit Sharma, Sreeram Kumar get Ashok Chakra


August 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): Major Mohit Sharma and Major D. Sreeram Kumar have been awarded the country's highest peace time gallantry award Ashok Chakra.Major Sharma will be decorated with ... Read more...

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Malayalam superstar Mohanlal joins Territorial Army (Lead) (With Image)


July 9th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Malayalam actor Mohanlal Thursday donned a new cap - that of a lieutenant colonel in the Territorial Army. The actor was piped by the Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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Operation Bluestar: Eyes gone but soldier has no regrets


June 4th, 2009 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin and Parminder Singh Bariana Hoshiarpur (Punjab), June 4 (IANS) The last time the former soldier saw military action was when the army launched its assault on the Golden Temple complex ... Read more...

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Kirti Chakra to train driver for his act of bravery


March 17th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): The investiture ceremony for conferring the Kirti Chakra on train driver N. N. Bora posthumously will be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 19. Bora, a ... Read more...

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Military decoration recommended for Kabul attack victims


July 15th, 2008 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The four Indians killed in the terror attack outside the Indian embassy in Kabul last week have been recommended for the Kirti Chakra, the country's second highest ... Read more...

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