Kirti Chakra

  • President confers Gallantry and Distinguished Service Awards May 3, 2014

    The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Pranab Mukherjee conferred three Kirti Chakras and nine Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry, indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan on Friday. The President also awarded thirteen Param...
  • Three bravehearts honoured with Kirti Chakra May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: An Assam Police Inspector and a CRPF trooper were on Friday posthumously honoured with the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award, along with a Naib Subedar of the Army for their acts of bravery in antiterrorist and antinaxal operations. Constable Bhrigu Nandan Choudhary of the CRPF and...
  • Uttarakhand floods: Three martyrs felicitated with Kirti Chakra March 23, 2014

    Three officers, including an IAF officer, who died while saving Uttarakhand flood victims, a naval officer who non-stop sailed around the world and an Army Major who killed three terrorists, were on Saturday awarded the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award. A Civil Engineer of the Border Roads Organisation...
  • President honours defense personals with gallantry awards March 22, 2014

    Three officers, including an IAF officer who died while saving Uttarakhand flood victims, a naval officer who non-stop sailed around the world and an Army Major who killed three terrorists, were on Saturday awarded the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peacetime gallantry award. A Civil Engineer of the Border Roads Organisation...
  • Three security personnel to get Kirti Chakra for bravery January 26, 2014

    Three personnel of the armed forces have been selected this year for the Kirti Chakra, the second highest peace time gallantry award, for their acts of bravery on the Line of Control (LoC), antimaoist operation and relief operation in floodhit Uttarakhand, respectively. The three are among 368 gallantry award winners this...
  • Andhra policeman gets Ashok Chakra for killing 9 Naxal leaders August 15, 2013

    New Delhi: For playing a key role in eliminating nine top Naxal leaders, Sub Inspector KLVSSHNV Prasad Babu of Andhra Pradesh's counterMaoist force was on Thursday posthumously conferred the highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra. Three persons have been awarded the Kirti Chakra, including one Assam Police Inspector Lohit Sonowal who...
  • Major Anup Joseph awarded Kirti Chakra, 12 get Shaurya Chakra April 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Major Anup Joseph Manjali was on Saturday awarded the secondhighest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra by President Pranab Mukherjee for killing three foreign militants in Jammu and Kashmir. 12 defence personnel were awarded the Shaurya Charkra for their acts of bravery including Captain A Rahul Ramesh and Naik...
  • Army Major to get Kirti Chakra for killing terrorists January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Major Abup J Manjali of the Rashtriya Rifles would be awarded the Kirti Chakra on the 64th Republic Day for showing extraordinary bravery in counter terrorist operations in Jammu and Kashmir. Major Manjali is the only soldier to be awarded the second highest peacetime gallantry award Kirti Chakra on...
  • Young Army officer gets Ashok Chakra posthumously January 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Lieutenant Navdeep Singh, who displayed his indomitable spirit, determination and exceptional bravery while putting down the terrorists and making the supreme sacrifice for the nation, on Thursday conferred with the highest gallantry award. Lieutenant Navdeep Singh laid down his life fighting terrorists during an antiinfiltration operation along LOC in...
  • RDay: Northern Command gets most gallantry awards January 26, 2012

    Jammu: The Army's Northern Command will get the highest number of gallantry awards, including one Ashok Chakra and three Kriti Chakras, on the occasion of the Republic day this year. The awards announced on occasion of the Republic Day 2012 once again saw the highest number of gallantry awards being conferred...
  • No Ashok Chakra for cop who fought Kasab | List January 24, 2009

    New Delhi: While the nation is gearing up for the 58th Republic Day celebrations, the Government is having a tough time to honour the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, which caused a huge public outrage and shook the world. When the Government announced the list of 'Ashok Chakra' award...
  • Awards, participation for NSG commandos in RD parade January 13, 2009

    New Delhi: The 'Heroes of Mumbai' will be the major attraction at the Republic Day parade this year, with the National Security Guard (NSG) sending a contingent to join the other uniformed services to march on the Rajpath for the first time in its history. "The NSG...
  • National Wipes: News from across India July 19, 2008

    New Delhi: The four Indian Embassy blast victims in Kabul, including Defence Attache Brigadier RD Mehta and Indian Foreign Service officer VV Rao, have been nominated for Kirti Chakra. Their names have been forwarded by the Defence Ministry for the top honour as a tribute to the deceased. Two IndoTibetan Border...