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The hero who won a Param Vir Chakra on Siachen
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Book on Param Vir Chakra winners launched in UK

A book celebrating the lives of 21 Param Vir Chakra winners written by a well-known Indian social activist was launched here by Indian High Commissioner to the UK, Navtej Sarna. 'Param Vir: A War Diary' by Manju Lodha captures 21 instances of ... Business Standard, 5 days ago
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Paying tribute to women's empowerment

By The Hitlist Team | Posted 4 hours Major Ashok Kaul, who made his debut as a producer-director with Param Vir Chakra in 1995, makes his comeback as a producer with his latest film, Mumbai Central. The woman-centric film features Rajshri ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

Finally, justice for PVC Abdul Hamid's son after 35 years

After passage of more than 50 years of his martyrdom in the 1965 India-Pakistan War, Param Vir Chakra awardee CQMH Abdul Hamid's soul may eventually rest in peace, with the first visible ray of hope (in form of disability pension and arrears) coming from a ...
 Times of India2 months ago Justice for Abdul Hamid's son after 35 yrs  Times of India2 months ago

7th Light Cavalry redefines mountain warfare

It was the privilege of my father, late Maj. Gen. R.S. Sparrow, to command 7th Light Cavalry during an eventful period straddling Independence and more so, to take it to Zoji la at 11,580 feet altitude and fight effectively there. In a situation of grave ...
 Asian Age1 day ago

How 20th Lancers flew tanks into battle

It is difficult to express my feelings when I landed with the first tank at Chushul on the morning of 25 October 1962, when a detachment of two tank troops (six tanks) of 20th Lancers opened new vistas of armoured warfare in the Battle of Chushul (Ladakh) in ...
 Asian Age1 day ago

Armoured Corps fighting from plains to mountains

AMX-13 tank The process of the Indian Cavalry bidding adieu to horses and getting equipped with tanks/ armoured cars began in 1939 with the Scinde Horse getting Vickers light tanks and Chevrolet armoured cars. Other regiments were given Sherman and Stuart ...
 Asian Age1 day ago

Navtej Launches PARAMVIR in London

Indian High Commissioner MrNavtej Singh Sarna along with other dignitaries launchauthor and philanthropist Manju Lodha's PARAMVIR in London at the Nehru Centre….reports Asian Lite News High Commissioner Navtej Singh Sarna, Manju Lodha, Valerie ...
 Asian Lite6 days ago
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Anzac Day 2016

Ex-servicemen of Indian origin join their Australian brothers and sisters to commemorate soldiers of WWI Anzac is not merely about loss. It is about courage, and endurance, and duty, and love of country, and mateship, and good humour and the ...
 Indian News Link1 week ago

All women's exhibition of art

An all women's exhibition here delves deeper into the inner recesses of a woman's mind in an attempt to gauge her different moods through colorful works of art. Titled "Creative Strokes," the month-long exhibition that opened on Thursday at the ...
 The Statesman1 week ago
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Army takes Mumbai students on adventure tour in Kashmir

Jammu, April 22 Over 130 students from Mumbai schools are on an adventure tour of the border areas in Jammu and Kashmir, interacting with war veterans and even trying their hand at firearms and border patrolling as part of the Indian Army 's ...
 ProKerala.com1 week ago Project Sadbhavna: Army takes Mumbai students on Kashmir adventure tour  Hindustan Times1 week ago
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