BRAVERY

  • Haryana government puts bravery award for Rohtak sisters on hold December 4, 2014

    Rohtak: The Haryana government has decided to put a hold on its recommendation of bravery awards to the two Rohtak sisters for fighting against alleged ever-teasers. The decision comes after doubts were raised over the version of events that were narrated by the girls. Meanwhile, the government has also reinstated the...
  • Uttarakhand: Brave woman kills a leopard in self defence August 26, 2014

    Dehradun: Bringing a brave story from Uttarakhand, a woman killed a leopard in self defence. The 56yearold woman killed a leopard with a sickle and an axe. Kamla Devi's fierce battle with the leopard lasted about 30 minutes. The woman was reportedly attacked by the leopard when she was irrigating...
  • These photos of boy risking his own life in flood waters to save baby deer from drowning will make you tear up just a little February 7, 2014

    Amidst all the politics, the crime and the filmy gossip, there comes a story of someone who touches your heart. Someone who reinstates your belief in humanity and shows you a ray of hope in this otherwise big bad world. Here is one such story of a boy Belal...
  • First honour, now humiliation for National Bravery Awardee Maleka Singh Tak January 28, 2014

    Maleka Singh Tak, who has got the prestigious National Bravery Award for allegedly foiling an abduction bid by two men, may lose the honour if a fresh police probe terms the incident false. Gita Siddhartha, president of Indian Council for Child Welfare, the body which selects candidates for the awards, said...
  • India celebrates 65th Republic Day, honours its heroes January 26, 2014

    As India celebrated its 65th Republic Day, Reserve Inspector Prasad Babu of Hyderabad was awarded posthumously for laying down his life in April 2013 while battling Maoists near the Andhra PradeshChhattisgarh border. Shri Prasad Babu had singlehandedly held off over 200 maoists allowing his comrades to retreat to safety ...
  • 20 children felicitated with National Bravery Award January 24, 2014

    Twenty children, recipients of National Bravery Award 2013, and parents and guardians of five children who were given the award posthumously on Thursday were felicitated by Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath. "Children are the future of the country and the recipients of the bravery award have demonstrated exemplary courage,"...
  • Winners of National Bravery Award 2013 felicitated January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Twenty children, recipients of National Bravery Award 2013, and parents and guardians of five children who were given the award posthumously were felicitated by Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath. "Children are the future of the country and the recipients of the bravery award have demonstrated exemplary courage,"...
  • Assam: Brave girl Gunjan injured on way to receive award January 3, 2014

    Jorhat: Assam brave girl Gunjan Sharma has met with an accident while on her way to collect the award from Chief minister Tarun Gogoi. According to the police, a multiutility vehicle, carrying Gunjan's parents, sister and uncle, lost control due to heavy fog and skid off on the National Highway37 in...
  • Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: How three men saved VC Shukla's life May 30, 2013

    Raipur: Veteran Congress leader VC Shukla, who was injured in Saturday's Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh, continues to be critical but stable. He is undergoing treatment at the Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon. It was three men who saved Shukla's life. Courage under fire by the three men ensured former MP Chief...
  • Parliament attack: Martyrs' families take bravery medals back March 30, 2013

    New Delhi: The family of eight security personnel, who died in the 2001 Parliament attack, on Saturday took back the gallantry medals, which they had returned in 2006, to protest against delay in the execution of Afzal Guru. The families of those who lost their lives in the attack received...
  • Jaipur: 15yearold fights molesters as bystanders watch February 19, 2013

    Jaipur: A brave 15yearold girl in Jaipur fought back against her molesters and an attempt to abduct her in an SUV. Unfortunately, in this case as well, people just stood by with no one coming forward to help her. Four men tried to abduct her in an SUV on her...
  • Republic Day India: 22 children receive National Bravery Award January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: This Republic Day, the nation is saluting 22 bravehearts who battled deep waters, raging fires and injustice to save the lives of others. All of them are under the age of 18 and winners of the children's bravery awards. They were felicitated on Friday in a special award...
  • Thane girl to get bravery award on RDay for saving sister from panther January 22, 2013

    Thane: A 15yearold tribal girl, who showed exemplary courage while saving her elder sister from the clutches of a panther in Sahapur taluka in Thane, has been selected for the 2012 National Bravery Awards. The young braveheart, Hali Raghunath Baraf, will receive the 'Veer Bapuji Gadhani Rashtriya Balveer Puraskar' at...
  • Pak activist Malala chosen for bravery award November 20, 2012

    London: Pakistani girl Malala Yousufzai, who became the face of her country's struggle against the Taliban, has been awarded for her bravery and advocation of education for girls in adverse conditions in Swat. The award was given out by World Peace and Prosperity Foundation Chairman Prince Ali Khan, at the...
  • India Positive awards: Honouring bravery October 13, 2012

    On this episode we meet three spacial achievement awards winners. ...
  • Man risks his life to chase alleged killer June 4, 2012

    New Delhi: A young engineer, Kundan Jaiswal, risked his own life while trying to chase and nab an alleged assailant. He didn't drive past like everyone else when he saw a helpless man being attacked on the road. "It was a Saturday evening and I was travelling home with my...
  • Google doodles the Republic Day of India January 26, 2012

    New Delhi: India's Republic Day parade extended its route from the roads of New Delhi to the Google India homepage in the form of a doodle. The Google doodle commemorating India's 63rd Republic shows National Bravery Award winning children riding on the backs of decorated elephants, quite like the actual parade...
  • Three city cops to get PM Medal for Life Saving January 23, 2012

    HYDERABAD: Nearly two years after the Park Hospital fire, three policemen including deputy commissioner of police (west zone) Stephen Ravindra, will be presented with the Prime Ministers Medal for Life Saving for their heroic act in rescuing scores of patients and staff who were trapped in the inferno.Stephen Ravindra, who...
  • Real Heroes: Honouring those who made the difference September 2, 2011

    CNNIBN honours the ordinary men and women with extraordinary will. ...
  • 23 brave kids to glitter on Republic Day January 17, 2011

    New Delhi: In this year's Republic Day celebrations, 23 children will be part of the Parade for their exemplary show of courage. Ranging from 6 to 16 years, the 2010 Bravery Awardwinner children describe their stories of bravery. Injured while trying to save a man from an oncoming train, 15 years old...
  • Arunachal girl selected for National Bravery Award December 15, 2010

    Itanagar: Arunachalee girl Ipi Basar has been selected as one of the awardees at the National Bravery Award which will be presented by the Prime Minister in New Delhi during January in 2011. Ipi will also participate in the Republic Day Parade 2011, official sources informed on Wednesday. Ipi risked her own...
  • Jawan's mother to receive pension benefits September 9, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court upholding a Gujarat High Court order has ordered that the posthumous bravery award and pension benefits of an Indian Army martyr go to his mother. The jawans fiance swindled off the money when she produced fake marriage documents. For Sushila Devi, the pain of losing her...
  • 21 children to receive National Bravery awards January 19, 2010

    New Delhi: The Indian Council for Child Welfare announced the winners of the National Bravery awards on Monday with eight of the 21 winners being girls who acted beyond their years to save precious lives. It seems that 2009 was a year of Indian femme fatales. Jammu's Ruksana Kosser, gunned down...
  • Gallantry award fixed? Inspector says yes August 26, 2009

    The President's medal for bravery awarded to Bhopal SP Jaideep Prasad for killing a notorious dacoit in Chambal was allegedly fixed. An inspector has claimed it was he who shot the dacoit and not Jaideep Prasad. Here's a report. ...
  • RDay parade: Republic honours 26/11 heroes January 26, 2009

    New Delhi: The nation celebrated the 60th year of being a Republic on Monday with great fervour, but paused to remember those who had laid down their lives for the country. It was the day the Republic honoured its heroes. ...
  • Padmashree Ash, Dhoni | Ashoka for 26/11 heroes January 26, 2009

    The Central Government has announced the gallantry awards to be presented on Republic Day. ...
  • 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...
  • India's Bravehearts: Small wonders, big courage January 23, 2008

    New Delhi: He's all energy, he's called Mr Popular and is just eightyearsold. Ankit Rai was kidnapped and assaulted and lost an arm but still helped nab his kidnappers. He is one of the proud recipients of the National Bravery Award his year. He bound and gagged me and then put...
  • Govt ignores bravery award winner, man to return medal October 17, 2007

    New Delhi: His courage saved 80odd lives on October 29, 2005, the day serial blasts rocked Delhi. Kuldeep Singh risked his life to remove a bomb from the bus he was driving. The blast left him blind, deaf in one ear and maimed. Two years on, Singh is still reeling...
  • 24 kids to get Bravery Awards on RDay January 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Courage comes in all sizes. And some young ones have proved it. Twentyfour children across the country will be honoured with the Bravery Awards this Republic Day. And they are no ordinary children. Some have stood up and fought injustice while others have helped save lives. So that...