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Ashok Chakra recipient’s kin a disappointed lot

His family members were not invited to the State’s official Independence Day parade which was held in Visakhapatnam on August 15. Forget being invited, his name was not mentioned at least once. The Hindu, 1 week ago

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Hindustan Times, 1 month ago

The OROP betrayal, its consequences

Ashok K Mehta A very agitated Colonel Sheel Puri, a veteran of many wars and Vir Chakra winner, called from Kolkata on Saturday to say he watched on TV the insensitive manhandling by the police of an 83-year old ex-Serviceman protesting at the Jantar Mantar ...
 State Times1 week ago
Sakaal Times

War Museum, war memorial at Longewala

Pune: The General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Command Lt Gen Ashok Singh inaugurated the Jaisalmer War Museum on Monday. The museum has been established in the military station of Jaisalmer to showcase the bravery of the Indian Army and ...
 Sakaal Times3 days ago Tributes paid to Kargil martyrs at Southern Command  Sakaal Times1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Cong mocks Badal over grant for Param Vir Chakra awardees

a jibe at the Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal for announcing to enhance cash grant for Param Vir Chakra awardees to Rs2 crores without actually meaning it, Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Capt Amarinder Singh on Sunday said that Badal ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago Grant to PVC winners: You'll have to wait for war, Capt reminds CM  Hindustan Times1 month ago Captain Amarinder Singh for hike in peacetime awards  Times of India1 month ago

'Why do we need to be in a mad rush all the time?'

In an Independence Day Special series, celebrates India through the lives of her people. Today: Ashok Kumar Mondol, who drives the tram, a timeless Kolkata classic. Kolkata is the only city in India where you can ride a tram. (And you must hear him sing at the end of the feature!) "Zindagi ek safar hai suhana/Yahan kal kya ho kisne jaana." I have been driving a tram in Kolkata for 32 years. The most picturesque parts of the route that I take are around Esplanade and the areas ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Yahoo! India

Why Raksha Bandhan reeks of sexism

By | Yahoo India Newsroom Raksha Bandhan an ancient festival that falls on the full moon day ( Shravan Poornima ) of the Shravan month of the Hindu almanac thrives on myriad myths and historical legends. The most common folklore saying the ...
 Yahoo! India6 hours ago
ABP Live

One rank One Pension: Veterans put off medal burning plan

New Delhi: Defence veterans protesting for one rank one pension (OROP) have retreated from a plan to burn their medals on Friday, concerned it could be construed as disrespect to the nation. An ex-serviceman takes part in a protest calling ...
 ABP Live1 week ago

16 Facts About Indian Independence Every Indian Needs To Know

No matter how much weve read about our country, it's never enough. But ours is a generation that likes reading things that are short, quick and informative. Thus, on our 69th Independence Day, we summed up 15 facts about India's independence that we ...
 Indiatimes1 week ago
Financial Express

India's Independence Day: Tricolour on a platter!

Eateries across town are living up to the patriotic spirit and serving tri-coloured delicacies on the menu this Independence Day. (PTI) Eateries across town are living up to the patriotic spirit and serving tri-coloured delicacies on the menu ...
 Financial Express1 week ago This Independence Day, try these tri-coloured delicacies  Jagran Post2 weeks ago
Times of India

He came back wrapped in Tiranga, just as he predicted

I might come back wrapped in a Tiranga this time." The prophetic words echo in the ears of Parmeshwari Devi, the 32-year-old wife of Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh, who was felled by terrorist bullets at Kupwara on August 24, 2014. After an intelligence ...
 Times of India1 week ago
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