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The soldier who won India's first Param Vir Chakra
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The soldier who won India's first Param Vir Chakra

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday, November 3, joined senior army officers and other ranks in paying tribute to the country's first Param Vir Chakra recipient, Major Somnath Sharma, on his 69th death anniversary near Srinagar airport. Major Somnath Sharma was awarded the Param Vir Chakra posthumously for his bravery in the Kashmir operations in November 1947. We salute this hero whose courage has inspired hundreds of thousands of Indian soldiers with this 2006 Rediff.com feature by ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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Bust of Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon unveiled in NDA

PUNE: To inspire cadets by the valour of late Flying Officer Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon, the only Param Vir Chakra of Indian Air Force, the National Defence Academy (NDA) unveiled the bust of the brave soldier at Air Force Training Team (AFTT) at its ...
 Sakaal Times2 weeks ago Air Force station Srinagar celebrates  Greater Kashmir2 months ago
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Today In 1947, Major Somnath Sharma Set An Example Of Bravery And Earned The Param Vir Chakra

India's highest gallantry award is not handed out on a platter. It has to be earned . This usually means laying down one's life in service to the nation. Only 21 people have thus far been awarded this medal reserved for the bravest of the brave. And ...
 Indiatimes1 month ago Today In 1947 Major Somnath Sharma Set An Example Of Bravery And Earned The Param Vir Chakra  Indiatimes1 month ago

He wanted a Param Vir Chakra and the rest is history: 1971 war martyr's batchmates at 169th Founder's Day of Lawrence School

Batchmates remember Arun Khetarpal who died during the 1971 India-Pakistan war . Emotions ran high at the 169th Founders Day celebration at the Lawrence School, Sanawar, at the mention of Param Vir Chakra Awardee Arun Khetarpal who was from the ...
 Indian Express2 months ago

Bana Singh stadium sheltering border residents

rder Honorary Captain Bana Singh, one of the three living legends of the Indian Army who received Param Vir Chakra, has once again come to the rescue to fellow Indians even in absentia. Bana Singh had created history in June 1987 by capturing ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago

Storytelling session for kids on Param Vir Chakra awardees

Stories of valour and of supreme sacrifices in some cases that mark the lives of Param Vir Chakra awardees were narrated to a group of children during an event organised by Delhi Metro. The session, held yesterday at the Metro Museum housed in the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Sea Hawks break records in open-water swimming

: It was exactly 3:56 p.m. on Thursday when the boat reached the Tannirbhavi beach in Mangaluru. Aboard it was a team of six tired, bruised and extremely happy swimmers, who walked onto the shore and into the open arms of hundreds of Mangalureans ...
 The Hindu20 minutes ago

The saga of Armed forces Flag Day

Col Dr Virendra K Sahi World over the Armed forces are held in high esteem. Successful leading nations maintain prestigious, efficient, well equipped and effective Armed Forces. While the governments do their best to uphold the image of their ...
 Daily Excelsior.com4 days ago
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The Epic Battle Of Rezang La Where 120 Indian Brave Hearts Killed 1836 Chinese Soldiers In The Last Stand

In the winter of 1962, invading Chinese troops made a bold statement when they decided to venture and capture deep Indian Territory at the height of the Sino-Indian war. With every passing hour, the Chinese aggression on the Indian side was ...
 MensXP.com6 days ago
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A soldier is a symbol of our nationhood, let's salute him

Is a martyred soldier just a statistic?Our nation, a great civilisation, a great culture, must learn to respect and feel oneness with its soldiers, says Tarun Vijay. How do you react to newspaper reports which mention the numbers of martyred soldiers and comment that this year's death toll has been higher than previous years? Alongside appears a photograph of a mother who received the news of her 21-year-old son's martyrdom in Kashmir. Is her son merely a number? The father, who received a ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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