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President honours surgical strike heroes with gallantry awards

Major Rohit Suri of the Parachute Regiment was conferred the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee here on Monday for successfully leading the army team that carried out cross-border surgical strike last year.

Special Forces personnel of surgical strikes conferred gallantry awards

Special Forces personnel of surgical strikes conferred gallantry awards

A total of 23 soldiers from Indian Army's Special Forces that went across the border for the surgical strike have been awarded gallantry medals, including a Kirti Chakra, on occasion of the 68th Republic Day.

#ArmyDay: Siachen braveheart Hanamanthappa Koppad honoured with Sena Medal

#ArmyDay: Siachen braveheart Hanamanthappa Koppad honoured with Sena Medal

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who died after he was miraculously rescued alive from beneath tonnes of snow following an avalanche that hit his post in Siachen Glacier, was on Sunday awarded the Sena Medal.

Three BSF jawans get gallantry for retaliating Pak ceasefire violation

Three BSF jawans get gallantry for retaliating Pak ceasefire violation

BSF was raised in 1965 and is tasked with guarding the two sensitive Indian borders with Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra

Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami posthumously conferred Ashok Chakra

President Pranab Mukherjee has approved awards of 365 gallantry and other defence decorations to the armed forces personnel and others on the eve of the 67th Republic Day Celebrations.