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Vir chakra

Sep 02, 2019 11:44
Wing Commander Abhinandan - who was taken captive by Pakistan on February 27 after he was shot down over Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir- had been recently cleared to fly. read more
Aug 14, 2019 11:45
The February 27 dogfight took place a day after the Mirage-2000s struck targets in Balakot in response to the Pulwama suicide attack in Kashmir in which 40 Central Reserve Police Force men were killed on February 14. read more
Aug 07, 2019 23:32
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. read more
May 04, 2019 16:47
It was a privilege to have met patriots such as BS Pundir and Sher Singh Mewar; theirs was a quiet, understated patriotism, not a loud or hectoring one read more
Apr 20, 2019 22:24
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. read more
Mar 28, 2019 16:37
Awarded the Vir Chakra during the Indo-Pak war of 1971, Air Marshal Singh had a distinguished career in the Indian Air Force, which he was set to lead in 1988 but for the political powers that be. read more
Jul 07, 2018 07:48
Captain Vijyant Thapar, who was awarded the Vir Chakra posthumously for gallantry during the 1999 war, had grown to be fond of a local girl, Ruksana. She was six-years-old at the time and lived near the army unit where he was posted. The Captain had... read more