Gallantry Award

  • President honours defense personals with gallantry awards 22-03-2014 05:03 PM

    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...
  • Three security personnel to get Kirti Chakra for bravery 26-01-2014 12:33 PM

    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), anti-maoist operation and relief operation in flood-hit Uttarakhand, respectively. The three are among 368 gallantry award winners...
  • 65th Republic Day: Full list of gallantry awards 25-01-2014 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee approved gallantry awards on the eve of the 65th Republic Day celebrations. This includes 03 Kirti Chakra, 10 Shaurya Chakra, 1 Bar Sena Medal (Gallantry), 48 Sena Medal (Gallantry), 02 Nao Sena Medal (Gallantry), 1 Bar to Vayu Sena Medal (Gallantry), 14 Vayu Sena Medal...
  • Andhra policeman gets Ashok Chakra for killing 9 Naxal leaders 15-08-2013 09:34 AM

    New Delhi: For playing a key role in eliminating nine top Naxal leaders, Sub Inspector KLVSSHNV Prasad Babu of Andhra Pradesh's counter-Maoist 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...
  • Major Anup Joseph awarded Kirti Chakra, 12 get Shaurya Chakra 27-04-2013 11:40 PM

    New Delhi: Major Anup Joseph Manjali was on Saturday awarded the second-highest 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...
  • News 360: CBI raids BCCI chief's Chennai residence, seizes 11 cars 22-03-2013 10:12 PM

    The CBI on Friday seized 11 cars belonging to BCCI chief and India Cements promoter N Srinivasan. ...
  • Gallantry award for three Army doctors 15-08-2011 09:03 AM

    New Delhi: Three Army doctors have been honoured with the Sena Medal for gallantry for taking on terrorists and saving the lives of their colleagues during an attack on Indians in Kabul in 2010. A total of 114 Army personnel have been awarded the Sena Medal for gallantry on Independence...
  • Govt's top award for firemen bravery: Rs 100 19-04-2011 01:22 PM

    New Delhi: How much reward does a fire fighter get for one of the most difficult relief and rescue operations in recent times? That too in a major air crash, the worst in a decade. Karnataka government thinks that Rs 100 is the best reward! The 85 fire department personnel...
  • PM's wife moved to tears at gallantry awards function 15-05-2008 04:40 PM

    Chandigarh: Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday rolled out a book that has the match reports of all his 100 international tons published in the Hindu newspaper. Besides, the compilation, titled 'Sachin - A Tribute To The Legend', also has some rare pictures of the veteran batsman and a range of interesting...