IMAGE: Fighter Pilot D K Parulkar receives the Vayu Medal from Air Chief Marshal Arjan Singh. Flying Officer Dilip K Parulkar won a gallantry medal in the 1965 War. Five years later, he spent more than a year as a prisoner of war in Pakistan after the 1971 war. He escaped, but was recaptured on the Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Sitting in his home office in Pune, with a framed citation for his distinguished service and a model of the Hunter aircraft he flew in the '65 war, the flying ace looks ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
War museums, built recently at the military stations of Jaisalmer and Yuddhsthal at Laungewala to showcase the traditional bravery of the Indian Army, were inaugurated on Monday by Lt Gen Ashok Singh, general officer, commanding-in-chief, Southern ...Hindustan Times, 1 month ago
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has proclaimed the 1965 India-Pakistan war as a decisive victory for India. At a seminar on the occasion of the golden jubilee celebrations of the war, he said: Many skeptics call the outcome a draw, but I disagree.The Statesman, 4 weeks ago
West Bengal and Odisha in the east, and Rajasthan and Gujarat in the west, as well as Manipur in the North-East, continued to reel under heavy floods on Sunday. The military and government agencies pitched in with rescue and relief work, as the toll in the ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Cyclone Komen aftermath: Flood situation grim in Bengal, Odisha, Manipur India Today, 2 months ago
Flash floods triggered by incessant rains have claimed 26 lives in Gujarat in the past 48 hours while four lives have been lost in Rajasthan, authorities said on Wednesday. Nearly 300 National Disaster Response Force personnel and three helicopters have been deployed for rescue and relief operations. Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday spoke to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel to assess the flood situation. Singh assured Patel full central assistance to tackle the situation. "Seven NDRF ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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