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President Kovind presents gallantry awards and service decorations at Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Ram Nath Kovind conferred gallantry and service awards to defence personnel at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Tuesday.

Mar 19, 2019, 11:42 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind presents Shaurya Chakra to 15 armed forces personnel

Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. 

Mar 14, 2019, 19:39 PM IST

Photo Gallery: Param Vir Chakra winners and stories of their heroism

As India marks its 72nd Independence Day on Wednesday, the country also remembers the bravehearts.

Aug 14, 2018, 13:40 PM IST

CHILLING DETAILS of how crack team of Rashtriya Rifles killed Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Burhan Wani

Three soldiers of Rashtriya Rifles unit were awarded Sena Medal for having gunned down dreaded militant commander Burhan Wani.

Jan 26, 2017, 19:44 PM IST

Dinanagar terror attack brave-hearts to get gallantry award

Three home guards from Punjab are to be posthumously conferred the President's Home Guard and Civil Defence Medal for Gallantry for fighting Pakistani terrorists who attacked Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district last year.

Aug 14, 2016, 12:05 PM IST

Ex-servicemen to go on agitation over delay in `One Rank, One Pension`

Aggrieved over the delay in the roll-out of 'One Rank, One Pension' for the armed forces, ex-servicemen plan to hold a nation-wide agitation even as 1971 war veteran Wing Commander(retd) Suresh Karnik boycotted a function attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.

May 28, 2015, 20:41 PM IST

Two fallen bravehearts to get Ashoka Chakra on Republic Day

Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh will be posthumously awarded the nation`s highest peacetime gallantry award, the Ashoka Chakra, at the Republic Day parade Monday.

Jan 26, 2015, 01:02 AM IST

LG felicitates war veterans on Armed Forces Flag Day

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Friday felicitated the Gallantry Awardees and Distinguished Service Medal winners on the occasion of Armed Forces Flag Day at a function held at Raj Niwas here.

Dec 05, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

HC admits PIL seeking bravery awards for officers during 26/11

The Bombay High Court today admitted a PIL demanding Ashok Chakra as well as other gallantry awards for the officers, belonging to various agencies, who had fought terrorists during the 26/11 terror attacks in the city.

Sep 05, 2014, 22:03 PM IST

Barket Ali: First SPO to receive gallantry award

Special Police Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, Barket Ali on Thursday became the first SPO to be awarded Shaurya Chakra.

Jan 26, 2012, 18:18 PM IST

Gallantry award for three Army doctors

Three Army doctors have been
honoured with the Sena Medal for gallantry for taking on
terrorists and saving the lives of their colleagues during an
attack on Indians in Kabul last year.

Aug 15, 2011, 09:04 AM IST

Rajasthan: Constable shoots himself to claim gallantry award

A police constable, deputed as a
personal security officer of an ex-MLA in Jaipur, shot himself to
claim a gallantry award.

Mar 21, 2011, 18:11 PM IST