Twenty Delhi Police personnel have been selected for medals for their meritorious service, on the eve of the Independence Day.
Nearly seven years after they returned the gallantry medals protesting delay in hanging of Afzal Guru, family members of Parliament attack martyrs said they were now ready to accept the honour.
An 86-year-old military veteran from suburban Philadelphia has belatedly received several medals earned for his service in World War II.
CBI sleuths probing big-ticket
corruption cases figure prominently in this year`s 24 service
medals announced on Wednesday.
Former Sri Lankan Army Chief Gen
Sarath Fonseka was stripped off his rank, medals and pension.
Indian athletes have swept the South Asian Games, fetching medals in almost all the disciplines but there has been no cash incentive or encouragement from the government, lamented chef-de-mission Paresh Nath Mukherjee.
The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has agreed that South African runner Caster Semenya will keep her 800 metres world title, the country`s sports ministry said.
Even after all the pain, the surgery and the heartbreak, Mary Slaney still wants to run.
Day in Pics: 17th September
Showbiz World - September 17, 2014
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