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The Hero of the Battle of Dograi

The Hero of the Battle of Dograi

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/ salutes the maverick soldier's soldier. IMAGE: Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri greets Lieutenant Colonel Desmond Hayde in Dograi. Photograph: Kind courtesy Indian Army ..., 3 weeks ago
My father, the Param Vir Chakra Hero, 3 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Crematorium turns car park for PM

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 Telegraph3 weeks ago
Siasat Daily

Punjab announces special assistance for war widows

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 Daily4 weeks ago Pension of war widows to be enhanced, promises Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal  DNA India4 weeks ago Parkash Singh Badal Announces To Enhance Pension Of War Widows Besides Providing Them Free Bus Pass Facility  5 Dariya News - English4 weeks ago CM Badal announces to enhance pension of war widows  The Statesman4 weeks ago
5 Dariya News - English

Stories on 1965 War Should be Included in School Curriculum : Manohar Parrikar

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 - English1 month ago
Indian Express

Big Picture: Key Battles Memorials, war stories keep Asal Uttar alive

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 Express1 month ago

Archive of 1 Strike Corps inaugurated in Mathura

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 Standard1 month ago
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