25 Jan 2021
Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day
Colonel Santosh Babu, who was martyred in Galwan Valley clash last June along with 19 others, will most likely be awarded the Mahavir Chakra posthumously on Republic Day.
25 Jan 2020
Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day
Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.
26 Jan 2019
Soldier, who left militancy for Indian army, gets Ashok Chakra
In an emotional moment which filled the hearts of millions of Indians with pride, President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday conferred the Ashok Chakra to Lance Naik Nazir Ahmad Wani who died fighting terrorists last year.
14 Oct 2018
Ashok Chakra for Odisha cop who sacrificed life fighting Maoists
An Assistant Commandant of the Odisha Police's Special Operations Group (SOG) has been conferred with the Ashok Chakra posthumously for sacrificing his life fighting with Naxals, Home Ministry officials said.
26 Jan 2018
Late JP Nirala, Ashok Chakra awardee, helped kill six terrorists
On 69th Republic Day, prestigious gallantry awards were given to brave personnel of India's security forces.
26 Jan 2018
India celebrates 69th Republic Day
Today, India celebrates its 69th Republic Day. The parade this time is historic: there are 10 chief guests, the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations.
12 Jan 2018
FBI releases age-progressed photos of Neerja Bhanot's 1986 flight hijackers
The FBI has released age-progressed photos of the four attackers involved in the 1986 hijack of Pan Am Flight 73 that killed 20, including Indian flight attendant Neerja Bhanot.
20 May 2017
Braveheart Neerja's family snubbed by 'Neerja' producers?
Over a year after the blockbuster 'Neerja' hit theatres, an ongoing legal tussle between the braveheart's family and the producer has apparently reached tipping point.