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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, 2 months ago
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Chander Parkash Ganga pays tribute to martyr Capt Bahadur Singh

Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga today paid rich tributes to Captain Bahadur Singh (Vir Chakra), who laid down his life for the integrity and sovereignty of the nation during Indo-Pak war in 1971.The Minister laid a wreath ...
 5 Dariya News - English1 month ago Ganga pays tributes to martyr Capt Bahadur Singh  Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago

Bdesh Dy High Commission to felicitate 1971 War veteran

Pune: Vir Chakra recipient Major Uday Parshuram Sathe (Retd), who was awarded India's third highest gallantry award for his valour displayed during the 1971 Indo-Pak War, has been invited for felicitation by the Deputy High Commission of Bangladesh ...
 Sakaal Times1 month ago
Sakaal Times

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 months ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Army Chief presents colours to 3 battalions of Bihar regiment

Raised in 1941, the Bihar Regiment has won six military cross before Independence and three Ashok Chakras, two Maha Vir Chakras, 13 Kirti Chakras and numerous other gallantry and distinguished service awards post independence, the release said. ...
 The Hindu2 months ago Honour for Bihar regiment  Calcutta Telegraph2 months ago Army chief presents President's Colours to 3 battalions  Times of India2 months ago COAS Presented Colours to 18 Bihar, 19 Bihar & 20 Bihar  Press Information Bureau2 months ago
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Telangana CM KCR announces Rs 2.25 cr for Param Veer Chakra and Ashok Chakra recipients

HYDERABAD: The Telangana State government will give a cash reward of Rs 2.25 cr to any army personnel from Telangana who receives the Param Veer Chakra and Ashok Chakra. This will be the highest cash reward that is being by any state government for ...
 Times of India5 days ago
New Indian Express

Ignored by state, Mahavir Chakra awardee builds memorial for war heroes

KOCHI: They dedicate the flower of their youth in the service of the nation, but the government often ignores their sacrifice. The state government has forgotten his yeoman's services to the nation, but Captain Thomas Philipose, the only Keralite ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago

Rs 9 cr for war museum in Dharamsala

Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today said Rs 9 crore had been sanctioned for the construction of a war museum in Dharamsala. At the meeting of the Ex-servicemen Kalyan Board today, he said the state was proud of its soldiers. They sacrifice their ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 day ago

Service chiefs in Dehradun for commanders' conference

DEHRADUN: The chiefs of the three services -- Gen Bipin Rawat, Admiral Sunil Lamba and Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa -- reached Dehradun on Friday for the annual combined commanders' conference to be held on Saturday at the Indian Military ...
 Times of India2 days ago

A grand show of arms & the men

Army jawans display their martial art skills on Day One of Know Your Forces at Morabadi, Ranchi, on Wednesday while schoolchildren click a selfie with a real-life hero in camouflage (below). Pictures by Hardeep Singh Awed schoolboy Prashant ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 days ago
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