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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
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Soldier, who saved a future PM, recounts Bangladesh liberation war

[India], Dec 16 (ANI): A battle-hardened veteran, who was in the midst of heavy action in Dacca (now, Dhaka) during the 1971 Indo-Pak war, Colonel (retired) Ashok Kumar Tara, is no stranger to limelight. During the war, Colonel Tara was told to rescue ...
 Sify21 hours ago Col Ashok Kumar Tara, a 1971 hero, who saved a young Sheikh Hasina, recounts Bangladesh liberation war  DNA21 hours ago Diving facility named after 1971 Indo-Pak war hero opened  Mathrubhumi23 hours 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

PM Modi to commission submarine Kalvari on Thursday

Coinciding with the golden jubilee of the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday would commission Kalvari, the latest submarine adding to the blue-water capabilities. Kalvari, the first of the Scorpene-class submarines, ...
 Deccan Herald3 days ago PM to commission submarine Kalvari  Deccan Herald3 days ago
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India, Bangladesh gear up to celebrate Vijay Diwas

India and Pakistan are gearing up to celebrate Vijay Diwas, which is commemorated every year to mark both the countries' military victory over Pakistan during the Indo-Pakistan War of 1971. In order to keep alive the spirit of War of Liberation of 1971 an ...
 catchnews.com3 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

Kovind awards President's Colour to submarine arm of navy

President Ram Nath Kovind awarded the Presidents Colour to the Submarine Arm of the navy in Visakhapatnam on Friday. The Presidents Colour is the highest honour which can be bestowed upon any military unit. The Presidents Colour was received by Rear Adm ...
 Deccan Herald1 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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