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Mukund Varadarajan

First all-women march by Army, Navy and Air force personnel

India witnessed the first march by women Army, Navy and Air force personnel at the 66th Republic Day parade here on Monday.

Jan 26, 2015, 20:53 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

Major Varadarajan to be given Ashoka Chakra posthumously

India`s highest peacetime gallantry award Ashoka Chakra will be conferred on Major Mukund Varadarajan posthumously, the Defence Ministry said.

Aug 15, 2014, 00:10 AM IST

Narendra Modi condoles death of Varadarajan, Vikram Singh

Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi condoled the death of Major Mukund Varadarajan and sepoy Vikram Singh, who lost their lives in an encounter with militants in Kashmir on Friday last.

Apr 29, 2014, 14:47 PM IST