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Galwan Valley heroes honoured at Rashtrapati BhavanGalwan Valley heroes honoured at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Galwan Valley heroes honoured at Rashtrapati Bhavan

 Colonel Santosh Babu's award was received by his wife and mother at the Defence Investiture Ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Defence Nov 23, 2021, 12:24 PM IST

72nd Republic Day 10 stories of valour that inspire billion-VPN72nd Republic Day 10 stories of valour that inspire billion-VPN

10 stories of grit and valour that inspire a billion

Colonel Santosh Babu, the Commanding Officer of 16 Bihar regiment who lost his life during the Galwan Valley clash with Chinese PLA personnel last year, will be posthumously awarded Maha Vir Chakra on Republic Day. On the eve of Republic Day, the government announced Gallantry Awards that honour acts of bravery and sacrifice of the officers/personnel of the Armed Forces. Here are some stories of valour that will forever remain etched in the hearts and minds of a billion Indians.

Defence Jan 25, 2021, 10:23 PM IST

Maha Vir Chakra awardee Lt Gen Raj Mohan Vohra dies due to COVID-19 infectionMaha Vir Chakra awardee Lt Gen Raj Mohan Vohra dies due to COVID-19 infection

Maha Vir Chakra awardee Lt Gen Raj Mohan Vohra dies due to COVID-19 infection

 Lieutenant General Raj Mohan Vohra (Retd) was from the first batch of the Joint Services Wing of the Indian Military Academy, which later became the NDA, Kharakvasla

India Jun 16, 2020, 2:55 PM IST