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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, 1 month ago

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SP leaders apologise to 1965 war hero Abdul Hamid's wife after felicitating wrong person

Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party leaders organised a function to honour Param Vir Chakra (posthumus) recipient Abdul Hamid's wife. Akhilesh Yadav and Samajwadi Party leaders honoured some random woman who claimed to be Hamid's wife.
 India Today1 month ago
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Vidya-Veerta Abhiyan to instil patriotism

The campaign in colleges and universities will include displaying portraits of soldiers who have earned the Param Vir Chakra
 DNA2 months ago
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'When we fight a war we forget the danger'

The Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh passed into the ages on Saturday, September 16, 2017, 52 years after he led the IAF to great success in the 1965 War. In an interview to Rediff.com's Sheela Bhatt on the 40th anniversary of that war, the IAF's greatest warrior recalled how the air force triumphed against all odds.   IMAGE: US President Barack Obama greets Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh at Rashtrapati Bhavan, January 26, 2015. Photograph: Pete Souza/The White ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Army chief General Bipin Rawat touches feet of 1965 martyr's widow

It was a touching moment for one and all when the Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat bowed down and touched the feet of Rasoolan Bibi, the 80-year-old widow of Param Vir Chakra recipient Abdul Hamid publicly at a function on Sunday. General Rawat along ...
 MSN India1 month ago When Indian Army is present, there's no threat for anyone: Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat  DNA1 month ago Army chief unveils memorial of 1965 war hero Abdul Hamid  Business Standard1 month ago Army chief unveils bust of 1965 war hero Abdul Hamid  Deccan Herald1 month ago

Akhilesh Yadav felicitates wrong woman with Yash Bharti award

The family of the 1965 Indo-Pak War martyr Abdul Hameed on Saturday claimed that former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav felicitated an imposter with the Yash Bharti award instead of honouring the martyr's wife on Friday."I was at home, didn't go ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

PVC Recipient Subedar Joginder Singh to be honoured with a war biopic starring Gippy Grewal

In an era where we witness various movies on different concepts, ideologies and genres, to create such a remarkable cinema is not only the contribution of the mainstream cinema Bollywood by creating movies like Dangal , Airlift etc. but also from the other ...
 Bollywood Hungama2 months ago

Virbhadra Singh unveils Rs 9.85 crore worth 'War Museum'

Himachal Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today dedicated Rs 9.85 crore worth 'War Museum' to people and laid the foundation stone of another such memorial at Dari here. "I salute the great heroes of the freedom struggle, the valiant men and women of Himachal ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Governor launches Vidya Veerta Abhiyan

Governor Vajubhai Vala on Wednesday launched the 'Vidya Veerta Abhiyan' to mark the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement, at Raj Bhavan. Through the initiative, framed portraits of Param Veer Chakra-decorated soldiers is to be put up in universities, ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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Gujarat sets example of honouring martyrs and national pride

New Delhi [India], Aug.9 (ANI): Shortly after the Kargil war, 1999, in which twelve soldiers hailing from Gujarat were martyred, Kathiawar's Patel community formed five trusts under the Jay Jawan Nagrik Samiti (JJNS), to provide financial assistance to their ...
 Sify2 months ago
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