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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 Times, 2 days ago
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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 feature by ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago The Little Known Story of Major Somnath Sharma, India's First Param Vir Chakra Recipient  Yahoo! India1 month ago Defence Minister Parrikar to visit Uri, pay homage to first PVC recipient Major Somnath  Indian Express1 month ago Parrikar to visit J&K, pay tributes to first Param Vir Chakra recipient  Deccan Chronicle1 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 weeks ago Air Force station Srinagar celebrates  Greater Kashmir1 month 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 weeks ago Honour for Bihar regiment  Calcutta Telegraph2 weeks ago Army chief presents President's Colours to 3 battalions  Times of India2 weeks ago COAS Presented Colours to 18 Bihar, 19 Bihar & 20 Bihar  Press Information Bureau2 weeks ago

Today In 1947, Major Somnath Sharma Set An Example Of Bravery And Earned The Param Vir Chakra

India's highest gallantry award is not handed out on a platter. It has to be earned . This usually means laying down one's life in service to the nation. Only 21 people have thus far been awarded this medal reserved for the bravest of the brave. And ...
 Indiatimes1 month ago Today In 1947 Major Somnath Sharma Set An Example Of Bravery And Earned The Param Vir Chakra  Indiatimes1 month ago

J&K Freedom Fighters Association pays tributes to Maha Vir Chakra awardee Hav Saroop Singh

Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) on Friday paid rich tributes to Hav Saroop Singh, Maha Vir Chakra awardee, who laid his life during Indo-China War in 1962. They said that Hav Saroop Singh, while fighting single handedly with ...
 Meri News1 month ago JKFFA pays tributes to Hav Saroop Singh  Daily Excelsior.com1 month ago
Indian Express

Distance of 2-3 km is not small when you are in enemy territory, says Col Lalit Rai

During an Idea Exchange at The Indian Express office, Kargil hero and Vir Chakra recipient Col Lalit Rai (Retd) talks about the concept of surgical strikes, military preparedness and the geopolitical logic behind the regional conflict. He also ...
 Indian Express2 months ago

He wanted a Param Vir Chakra and the rest is history: 1971 war martyr's batchmates at 169th Founder's Day of Lawrence School

Batchmates remember Arun Khetarpal who died during the 1971 India-Pakistan war . Emotions ran high at the 169th Founders Day celebration at the Lawrence School, Sanawar, at the mention of Param Vir Chakra Awardee Arun Khetarpal who was from the ...
 Indian Express2 months ago

Bana Singh stadium sheltering border residents

rder Honorary Captain Bana Singh, one of the three living legends of the Indian Army who received Param Vir Chakra, has once again come to the rescue to fellow Indians even in absentia. Bana Singh had created history in June 1987 by capturing ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 months ago

Storytelling session for kids on Param Vir Chakra awardees

Stories of valour and of supreme sacrifices in some cases that mark the lives of Param Vir Chakra awardees were narrated to a group of children during an event organised by Delhi Metro. The session, held yesterday at the Metro Museum housed in the ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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