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Army dog ‘Axel’, killed during J&K anti-terrorist operation, gets bravery award

A total of 40 ‘Mention-in-Despatches’ have been approved by President Droupadi Murmu to Army personnel, one to Indian Air Force personnel and another to ‘Axel’ - who belonged to the 26 Army Dog Unit.

Indian Army's assault dog ‘Axel’ sacrificed his life in counter-terrorism operation in Jammu and Kashmir on July 30, 2022. (Northern Command - Indian Army/Twitter)
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 12:17 AM IST
Written by Sharangee Dutta | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar, New Delhi

Independence Day 2022: Here's the full list of 107 gallantry awards announced

President Droupadi Murmu has approved 107 gallantry awards to armed forces and CAPF personnel on the eve of India's 75th Independence Day.

Naik Devendra Pratap Singh awarded the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra.
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 12:11 AM IST
By, New Delhi

President Murmu approves 107 gallantry awards

Among the medals announced on Sunday, there three are Kirti Chakras and 13 Shaurya Chakras – the second and third highest peacetime gallantry honours, the defence ministry said in a statement.

Among the medals announced on Sunday, there three are Kirti Chakras and 13 Shaurya Chakras.(Still Pixels)
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 03:51 AM IST
By, New Delhi

1,082 security personnel to be felicitated with gallantry awards

Overall, a total of 1,082 police personnel across the country were awarded the police medal for gallantry (347), and president’s police medal for meritorious (648) and distinguished services (87).

Srinagar, Aug 14 (ANI): A CRPF jawan on an armored vehicle during a rally as part of the celebrations to mark the 75th anniversary of Independence under the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign, in Srinagar on Sunday. (ANI Photo) (Imran Nissar)
Updated on Aug 15, 2022 04:32 AM IST

108 J&K police personnel given medals for gallantry, most among states, UTs

Among the personnel receiving Gallantry Awards, 109 are from CRPF, 108 are from Jammu and Kashmir Police, 19 are from BSF, 42 are from Maharashtra, and 15 are from Chhattisgarh.

A total of 1,082 Police personnel have been awarded Police Medals on the occasion of the Independence Day, 2022.
Updated on Aug 14, 2022 12:50 PM IST
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