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Capt Vikram Batra's bust unveiled at Palampur Military StationCapt Vikram Batra's bust unveiled at Palampur Military Station

Capt Vikram Batra's bust unveiled at Palampur Military Station

Honouring the braveheart who made his supreme sacrifice during the Kargil war in 1999, a bust of Param Vir Chakra (P) Capt Vikram Batra was installed at Palampur Military Station in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday. 

Defence Jan 19, 2022, 3:56 PM IST

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

President to honour Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman with Vir Chakra todayPresident to honour Group Captain Abhinandan Varthaman with Vir Chakra today

Group Captain Abhinanadan Varthaman receives Vir Chakra, other officers conferred gallantry awards

Group Captain Abhinanadan Varthaman was given Vir Chakra for his outstanding role in combating Pakistan Air Force’s F-16 fighter jet in 2019 during an aerial dogfight. 

Defence Nov 22, 2021, 10:41 AM IST

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Remembering Captain Vikram Batra: Sher Shah of the Indian Army

Remembering Captain Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra: The 'Sher Shah' of Indian Army, who sacrificed his life fighting enemy forces during the Kargil War on July 7, 1999.

Top Stories Jul 7, 2021, 1:34 PM IST

The Major who cleared the way for Army to recapture Rajouri from Pakistani invaders-VPNThe Major who cleared the way for Army to recapture Rajouri from Pakistani invaders-VPN

The Major who cleared the way for Army to recapture Rajouri from Pakistani invaders

Second lieutenant Rane was decorated with the highest war-time gallantry medal, the Param Vir Chakra for his exemplary bravery. In his 21 years of service with the Army, he earned five Mentioned-in-Despatches. He retired as a Major from the Indian Army in 1968.

Defence Jun 26, 2021, 9:48 PM IST

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The 19-year-old soldier who won India's highest military honour

The indomitable spirit Subedar Major (Honorary Lieutenant) Yogendra Singh Yadav displayed on the fourth of July, 1999, can never be forgotten.

Defence May 10, 2021, 3:57 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

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Indian cricketer Dhoni leaves fans stumped, decides to stay 'cool' on small screen

The TV show bankrolled by MS Dhoni will bring to life the story of brave Army officials who have been honoured with Param Vir Chakra and Ashoka Chakra
 

Entertainment Dec 10, 2019, 4:43 PM IST