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Galwan hero could be posthumously awarded Mahavir Chakra on R-Day

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.

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

25 Jan 2020

Republic Day 2020: Things to know about 71st Republic Day

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

Soldier, who left militancy for Indian army, gets Ashok Chakra

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.

Ashok Chakra for Odisha cop who sacrificed life fighting Maoists

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.

Late JP Nirala, Ashok Chakra awardee, helped kill six terrorists

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.

India celebrates 69th Republic Day

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.

FBI releases age-progressed photos of Neerja Bhanot's 1986 flight hijackers

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.

Braveheart Neerja's family snubbed by 'Neerja' producers?

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.