Kirti Chakra: News

25 Jan 2021

India

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

India

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

Every year, India celebrates Republic Day on January 26.

31 Aug 2019

Karan Johar

Janhvi sends birthday wishes to real "Kargil girl" Gunjan Saxena

It is retired Indian Air Force officer Gunjan Saxena's birthday today, and Janhvi Kapoor, who will be portraying her in her biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, decided to make it more special.

03 Jun 2019

Narendra Modi

Ajit Doval reappointed as National Security Advisor, given Cabinet rank

On Monday, the Government of India reappointed National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval to the post for five more years, and also gave him a Cabinet rank.

07 Jan 2019

Mumbai

Mumbai: Kirti Chakra awardee badly beaten up; hospitalized

A national hero was badly beaten up in the early hours of Sunday at the Malad suburb in Mumbai, and is currently hospitalized and undergoing treatment.

01 Oct 2018

Australia

Injured sailor Abhilash Tomy set to return home after rescue

Injured Indian Navy sailor Abhilash Tomy, rescued in a multi-nation operation from the Indian Ocean near Australia, is set to return home.

24 Sep 2018

Australia

Naval Commander Abhilash Tomy has been rescued after three days

In what is sure to give relief to well-wishers and family members of circumnavigator Abhilash Tomy, he has been rescued after three days by French vessel Osiris.

22 Sep 2018

Australia

Circumnavigator Abhilash Tomy's yacht capsizes in Indian-Ocean, Navy sends help

The Indian Navy has sent frigate INS Satpura to rescue 39-year-old Golden Globe Race Commander Abhilash Tomy who was injured after his yacht capsized in the Indian Ocean, off Perth on Friday.

26 Jan 2018

India

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.

15 Aug 2017

India

I-Day: 990 securitymen honored, CRPF steals the show

The war against terrorists in Kashmir and against Maoists in central India has brought laurels to security forces in the region.