Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde was awarded the Mahavir Chakra, the second highest honour in war-time, for winning one of the toughest battles ever fought by the Indian Army. In a brilliant and gruesome assault, what he and his men achieved that September 50 years ago, had never been seen before. Archana Masih/Rediff.com salutes the maverick soldier's soldier. IMAGE: Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri greets Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde in Dograi. Photograph: Kind courtesy Indian Army ... Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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Brigadier (retd) Devinder Singh (in striped shirt) at the Mohali cremation ground on Friday Chandigarh, Sept. 11: A security bear hug triggered by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Chandigarh trip today shut schools and turned the city's main ...Calcutta Telegraph, 3 weeks ago
The Punjab government on Wednesday announced grant of special financial assistance of Rs.2,000 per month to war widows. This will be in addition to their existing pension and other benefits besides extending them facility of free bus travel ...Siasat Daily, 4 weeks ago Pension of war widows to be enhanced, promises Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal DNA India, 4 weeks ago Parkash Singh Badal Announces To Enhance Pension Of War Widows Besides Providing Them Free Bus Pass Facility 5 Dariya News - English, 4 weeks ago CM Badal announces to enhance pension of war widows The Statesman, 4 weeks ago
The Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has stressed the need to include the stories of gallantry and sacrifices of our brave soldiers in 1965 Indo-Pak War in the school curriculum. He said, this is essential so as to instil the spirit of patriotism ...5 Dariya News - English, 1 month ago
Early in September, the Pakistani Army had captured Khemkaran town, 5 km from the border and 7 km from Asal Uttar. A war memorial at Asal Uttar, the site of one of the fiercest tank battles of 1965 (Source: Express photo by Jaipal Singh) Asal ...Indian Express, 1 month ago
Marking 50 years its raising, One Strike Corps of Indian Army here inaugurated a heritage building- an archive to relive the glorious history of its services to the nation. "Three Paramvir Chakras, 16 Mahavir Chakras and 71 Vir Chakras, virtually, ...Business Standard, 1 month ago
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