Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Pathankot (Punjab) [India], Sept 6 (ANI): Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday met the brother and other kin of martyred Captain and Param Vir Chakra (PVC) awardee Gurbachan Singh Salaria and "conveyed gratitude" on the behalf of the Indian Army and the nation to them.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh) [India], July 26 (ANI): 20 years after he lost his son in the Kargil war, late Captain Vikram Batra's father has just one request - to name roads in Delhi after Param Vir Chakra awardees.
Updated : 7 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Mar 8 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Thiru Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday requested the Centre to honour Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman with Param Vir Chakra for displaying most “inimitable gallantry” and “valour.”
Updated : 10 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday opined that the internal security of India has vastly improved during the last four years, adding that while left-wing extremism-affected districts have shrunk from 90 to just about 12, there has been an 80 per cent
Updated : 10 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Lichubagan (Tripura) [India], Dec 4 (ANI): Lance Naik Albert Ekka, who was killed in 1971 Bangladesh Liberation war and was also awarded India's highest gallantry award, the Param Vir Chakra (posthumously), was paid tribute on his death anniversary in Agartala on Monday.
Updated : 11 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) (India), Nov 3 (ANI): The Indian Army on Saturday paid tribute to Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of the highest gallantry award Param Vir Chakra, on the 72nd "Battle of Budgam Day".
Updated : 1 year, 5 months ago IST
Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], May 6 (ANI): Two hundred forty seven recruits attained the status of a combat soldier at an impressive passing out parade at the Brigade of The Guards Regimental Centre, Kamptee on Saturday.
Updated : 1 year, 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Mar 11 (ANI): Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh and cricketer Gautam Gambhir attended the first edition of a special marathon 'Soldierathon' here on Sunday.
Updated : 1 year, 11 months ago IST
Budgam (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 3 (ANI): The Indian Army on Friday paid tribute to Major Somnath Sharma, the first recipient of the highest Indian gallantry award Param Vir Chakra, in a wreath-laying ceremony in the Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Updated : 2 years, 1 month ago IST
Gazipur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Sep.2 (ANI): The family of the 1965 Indo-Pak War martyr Abdul Hameed on Saturday claimed that former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav felicitated an imposter with the Yash Bharti award instead of honouring the martyr's wife on Friday.