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Arjan Singh was a beacon of military leadership
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Arjan Singh was a beacon of military leadership

He was awarded the distinguished Flying Cross in 1944. This honour is equivalent to today's Param Vir Chakra.The Arjan Singh Trust for needy air force personnel was set up out of the proceeds of his farm house in Delhi being sold.He was a charismatic leader of men and lived up to the fine traditions of soldiering, says Group Captain Murli Menon (retd). Interview with Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh     The IAF has lost its only five star stalwart, the ram rod straight majestic ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago

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Confer Param Vir Chakra on Brig. Rajinder Singh: Harsh

Great article Here is one interesting article about trekking. A Solo a ...
 State Times1 month ago

Free Executive Class rail travel for Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra awardees

Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra awardees would now be eligible for lifetime free travel in railways' First Class and Executive Class, an official said on Thursday."Earlier, only Param Vir Chakra and Maha Vir Chakra awardees were entitled to free rail travel in ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Rlys extends exec class free travel to Ashok, Kirti Chakra awardees  Rediff.com1 month ago

Check out: Gippy Grewal in an unrecognizable look in the upcoming war film Subedar Joginder Singh

Seven Colors Motion Pictures in association with Saga Music and Unisys Infosolutions has released the first look of the film Subedar Joginder Singh . It is nation’s first ever biopic on a Param Vir Chakra Awardee which will be released in three languages ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 days ago

How a group of 7 climbed the Tiger hill: Soldier who took 12 bullets in Kargil war recalls

Even when death is certain while facing enemy, personal safety is the last on a soldier's mind and security of the nation and its citizens remains paramount, Kargil war hero and Param Vir Chakra awardee Y S Yadav said. Chandigarh: Even when death is certain ...
 Zee News1 week ago

Gallantry award allowances doubled

The monthly allowances for Gallantry Award winners, including for those who won the awards before Independence, have been doubled with the highest Param Vir Chakra awardees set to get Rs 20,000 per month.A notification for increased allowances with ...
 Prokerala1 week ago
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Never forget the Heroes of Rezang La

'Why isn't the story of the valiant 13th Kumaon a part of every child's textbooks?' 'Why have we let these brave men die unwept, unmourned, and unsung?' asks Rajeev Srinivasan. IMAGE: The Rezang La war memorial. Photograph: Divya Nair/Rediff.com Most of us studied the Alfred Tennyson poem The Charge of the Light Brigade in school. The Battle of Thermopylae we read of with goose bumps. We all know about Custer's Last Stand. And the battle cry 'Remember the Alamo!' resonates with us. Yet, none ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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55 years ago: They fought to the last man for India

On November 18, 1962, 114 soldiers of the 13th Kumaon fought till the last man, and last bullet, in sub-zero temperatures, to beat back the huge Chinese army. We salute the Heroes of Rezang La. IMAGE: An Indian soldier stands guard over makeshift forts which have been hastily built in Ladakh during the India-China war in 1962. Photograph: Radloff/Three Lions/Getty Images India may have lost the 1962 war with China, but it was not completely a saga of defeat. Hamstrung by an indecisive ...
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Punjab to host India's first-ever military lit fest

Come December, Punjab will hold India's first-ever Military Literature Festival in Chandigarh, showcasing intellectual and military excellence at its best. Giving Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for pioneering the initiative which is being ...
 DNA1 month ago
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Army pays tribute to first PVC recipient Maj Somnath Sharma

[India], November 3 (ANI): The Indian Army on Friday paid tribute to Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of the highest Indian gallantry award Param Vir Chakra, in a wreath-laying ceremony in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. GOC Victor force, ...
 Sify1 month ago
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