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Republic Day 2021: Govt announces gallantry award winners. Full list here

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 11:07 PM IST
The wartime Chakra series awards include highest Paramvir Chakra, Mahavir Chakra and Vir Chakra. The peacetime highest gallantry awards include Ashok Chakra, Kirti Chakra and Shaurya Chakra.
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh paying tributes to martyrs of the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891.(https://twitter.com/NBirenSingh)
Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh paying tributes to martyrs of the Anglo-Manipur War of 1891.(https://twitter.com/NBirenSingh)

Manipur orders probe, withdraws gallantry medal after students’ union flags corrupt cop

Hindustan Times, Imphal | By HT Correspondent| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 10:56 PM IST
Manipur’s Director General of Police ordered the probe to be completed in a week to find out how a tainted cop was recommended for a gallantry medal.
Naresh Kumar joined the force in 2013 and he hails from Punjab’s Hoshiarpur.(ANI Photo)
Naresh Kumar joined the force in 2013 and he hails from Punjab’s Hoshiarpur.(ANI Photo)

CRPF officer who won 7th gallantry award dedicates it to his buddy who died fighting terrorists

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 09:25 PM IST
Naresh Kumar is rated highly by the CRPF for his tactical acumen and courage.
Indian Army’s women soldiers patrol at Sadhna Pass in Kupwara district on August 10.
Indian Army’s women soldiers patrol at Sadhna Pass in Kupwara district on August 10.

84 security personnel to get top gallantry awards

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 06:30 AM IST
While head constable Abdul Rashid Kalas of JKP has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra — India’s second-highest peacetime gallantry award — for outstanding bravery, nine security personnel have earned the Shaurya Chakra for valour.
A security person stands guard at Red Fort, ahead of Independence Day.
A security person stands guard at Red Fort, ahead of Independence Day.

Slain Batla House inspector among 215 selected for President’s gallantry medals

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2020 11:08 PM IST
Mohan Chand Sharma had worked with the Delhi Police’s special cell and was among the few decorated officers tasked with anti-terror work.
Jammu and Kashmir Police march past during full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, in Srinagar. It has swept the bravery awards for police forces this year.(HT Photo)
Jammu and Kashmir Police march past during full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade at Sher-e-Kashmir Stadium, in Srinagar. It has swept the bravery awards for police forces this year.(HT Photo)

Fighting terror: Jammu and Kashmir Police win 108 gallantry medals, CRPF 76

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 26, 2020 12:19 AM IST
The 108 medals for the police force of the newly carved Union Territory also include three President’s Police Medal for Gallantry (PPMG), the top most decoration.
Six army personnel have been conferred with peacetime military award Shaurya Chakras(Courtesy: Indianairforce.nic.in)
Six army personnel have been conferred with peacetime military award Shaurya Chakras(Courtesy: Indianairforce.nic.in)

Nine Shaurya Chakras among 409 gallantry awards announced on R Day

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 25, 2020 10:48 PM IST
Out of the 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medal winners, 19 were army officers, including Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, who is heading the northern command. Four Lieutenant Generals have been awarded Uttam Yudh Seva Medals. A total 32 officers have been awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal. Of 31 officers, 32 are Majors General and one Brigadier.
Overall, 25 Fire Service officials from Uttar Pradesh have been chosen for the Republic Day honour by the President.(PTI)
Overall, 25 Fire Service officials from Uttar Pradesh have been chosen for the Republic Day honour by the President.(PTI)

71st Republic day 2020: Four Noida firemen to be awarded by President for heroic act

Noida | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 07:54 PM IST
71st Republic day 2020: The awardees are Noida fire service chief Arun Kumar Singh, fire officer Maamchand Badgujar, currently posted in Ghaziabad, leading fireman Rameshwar and driver Satyendra Kumar Bhati, the statement said.
Sidharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra in Shershaah poster.
Sidharth Malhotra as Captain Vikram Batra in Shershaah poster.

Shershaah posters: Sidharth Malhotra’s birthday gift to fans is rousing first look as Kargil hero Captain Vikram Batra

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 10:04 AM IST
Sidharth Malhotra plays Kargil hero Captain Vikram Batra in Shershaah, the title of the film being his code name in army.
Sidharth Malhotra during the shoot of Shehshah earlier this year.(Instagram)
Sidharth Malhotra during the shoot of Shehshah earlier this year.(Instagram)

Sidharth Malhotra on Captain Vikram Batra film: ‘If I had the means I’d have produced Shershaah’

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Sidharth Malhotra, who calls the Captain Vikram Batra film Shehsha his passion project, has said that he would have produced the film if he had the means to do so.
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was awarded the third-highest wartime gallantry award for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 combat jet on February 27(ANI Photo)
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman was awarded the third-highest wartime gallantry award for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 combat jet on February 27(ANI Photo)

73rd Independence Day 2019- Independence Day awards: Honouring India’s bravest

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2019 08:35 AM IST
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and the pilots who dropped bombs on a terror camp in Balakot, Pakistan, were picked for gallantry awards announced on Wednesday.
Sources said Sq Ldr Minty Aggarwal told Wing Commander Abinandan Varthaman to turn back at the right moment but the pilot did not get the message as Pakistan had jammed the communication system.(PTI image)
Sources said Sq Ldr Minty Aggarwal told Wing Commander Abinandan Varthaman to turn back at the right moment but the pilot did not get the message as Pakistan had jammed the communication system.(PTI image)

IAF’s woman fighter controller during aerial dogfight scripts history with medal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 14, 2019 11:14 PM IST
She is the first woman in the India’s military history to be awarded the YSM, a medal that recognises distinguished service of a high order during war, conflict or hostilities. YSM is not a gallantry award.
Forty troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed in the car bombing in Pulwama on February 14 that led to escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan.(PTI)
Forty troopers of the Central Reserve Police Force were killed in the car bombing in Pulwama on February 14 that led to escalation in tensions between India and Pakistan.(PTI)

Independence Day awards: 5 IAF pilots who carried out Balakot air strikes to get gallantry award

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 03:56 AM IST
The fighter planes had destroyed the JeM camp in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s province after entering Pakistani airspace for the first time in 48 years following a suicide bombing claimed by the terror group.
IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.(ANI)
IAF pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.(ANI)

Abhinandan Varthaman, Balakot pilots to get top military honours

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2019 07:28 AM IST
Varthaman is likely to be awarded a Vir Chakra for his exploits and the five Mirage-2000 fighter aces who dropped bombs on the terror facility of the Jaish-e-Mohammed, the Vayu Sena Medal for gallantry.
Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman(PTI file photo)
Indian Air Force (IAF) pilot Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman(PTI file photo)

IAF recommends Wing Commander Abhinandan’s name for Vir Chakra medal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2019 08:32 AM IST
The India Air Force is recommending Wg Cdr Abhinandan Varthaman for the wartime gallantry medal Vir Chakra for shooting down an F-16 in aerial conflict with Pakistan.
Thirty dogs are living out their retirement at the special RVC centre in Meerut, most of them German Shepherds and Labradors.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
Thirty dogs are living out their retirement at the special RVC centre in Meerut, most of them German Shepherds and Labradors.(Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

Soldiers at rest: A peek into the cushy lives of retired army dogs

Hindustan Times | By Jayati Bhola
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2018 02:00 PM IST
At India’s only retirement home for service doggies, the canine vets get the care and respect they deserve, plus hugs and belly rubs at every opportunity
Commander Abhilash Tomy was participating in this year’s Golden Globe Race (GGR), a circumnavigation race involving solo participants, and which bars the use of modern technology.(PTI)
Commander Abhilash Tomy was participating in this year’s Golden Globe Race (GGR), a circumnavigation race involving solo participants, and which bars the use of modern technology.(PTI)

Indian warship picks up Commander Abhilash Tomy from remote Indian Ocean island

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 11:15 PM IST
Indian warship INS Satpura on Friday picked up champion sailor Commander Abhilash Tomy from Île Amsterdam, a remote island in the southern Indian Ocean where he was undergoing treatment for a back injury he suffered while negotiating a deadly storm that left his yacht crippled last week.
Indian Navy’s Commander Abhilash Tomy is badly injured and marooned in one of the loneliest places in the Indian Ocean.(AFP Photo)
Indian Navy’s Commander Abhilash Tomy is badly injured and marooned in one of the loneliest places in the Indian Ocean.(AFP Photo)

Tarini crew wait for rescue of commander who trained them

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
PUBLISHED ON SEP 23, 2018 11:50 PM IST
Commissioned in the Indian Navy in 2000, Commander Abhilash Tomy has sailed more than 52,000 miles in his 18-year naval career.
A pair of Labradors trained in sniffing out explosives and landmines have won the Chief of Army Staff’s commendation card this Independence Day for the heroics they performed in combat zones, entitling them to extra goodies and more rest .(HT File Photo)
A pair of Labradors trained in sniffing out explosives and landmines have won the Chief of Army Staff’s commendation card this Independence Day for the heroics they performed in combat zones, entitling them to extra goodies and more rest .(HT File Photo)

Two Labradors receive gallantry honours for sniffing out bombs, saving lives

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2018 08:58 AM IST
Gracy, 6, and Danfy, 8, were honoured together with Paramveer, a horse, who was awarded a commendation card in recognition of his outstanding achievements in equestrian sports.
Front Row: Shougrakpam Vijaya (L), Vartika Joshi (C), Pratibha Jamwal (R). Back Row: Patarlapalli Swathi (L), Payal Gupta (C), Aishwarya Boddapati (R).(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
Front Row: Shougrakpam Vijaya (L), Vartika Joshi (C), Pratibha Jamwal (R). Back Row: Patarlapalli Swathi (L), Payal Gupta (C), Aishwarya Boddapati (R).(Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

Globetrotting all-woman Tarini crew up for gallantry award

New Delhi, Hindustan Times | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2018 09:17 AM IST
The women received a rousing welcome on their return to Goa on May 21 after completing an eight-month-long voyage in which Tarini covered more than 21,600 nautical miles.
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