Param Vir Chakra(Search results - 11)
India UntoldJan 16, 2020, 3:40 PM IST
Shershaah Of Kargil: The Story Of Indian Army Legend Captain Vikram Batra
It’s been more than 20 years since the Indian Armed Forces won the gritty and decisive war against Pakistan in Kargil. However, the unparalleled courage and sacrifice of the heroes are still etched in the collective memory of the country. Among the many bravehearts was a man who went on to become the face of every young Indian soldier. Captain Vikram Batra, popularly known as the legendary Shershaah of Kargil. In this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer, let’s revisit the story of Param Vir Chakra Vikram Batra, the unbelievably courageous soldier whose actions in the battlefield transcended heroism.
IndiaAug 8, 2019, 5:26 PM IST
Abhinandan Varthaman likely to be honoured with Vir Chakra
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who will be awarded the Vir Chakra, along with pilots of the five Mirage-2000 fighter jets that took part in Balakot strikes are likely to receive top military awards.
IndiaAug 2, 2019, 7:50 PM IST
Rasoolan Bibi, widow of 1965 war hero Abdul Hamid, dies
Family sources said 90-year-old Rasoolan Bibi had been unwell for some time. She was the widow of 1965 Indo-Pak war hero and Param Vir Chakra awardee Abdul Hamid.
IndiaMay 20, 2019, 6:49 PM IST
Havaldar Piru Singh: Died bayoneting enemy troops while fatally injured in Indo-Pakistan war
Seeing more than half of the section killed or wounded, Havaldar Piru Singh did not lose courage. With battle cries, he encouraged the remaining men and rushed forward with great determination onto the nearest enemy MMG position
IndiaMay 10, 2019, 7:05 PM IST
Subedar Major Yogendra Yadav took 17 bullets, but freed Tiger Hill from Pakistani intruders
Yadav was a part of the Ghatak Platoon which was tasked to capture Tiger Hill on the night of July 4, 1999. The platoon was given the responsibility to capture three strategic bunkers on the Tiger Hill
IndiaMar 8, 2019, 7:18 PM IST
Palaniswami urges Prime Minister Narendra Modi to award Param Vir Chakra to IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman
Abhinandan won the hearts of the entire nation through his tenacious display in the face of adversity at the hands of Pakistani Army. In light of his valiant efforts, Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to award the Param Vir Chakra to the nation’s hero.
IndiaFeb 6, 2019, 5:52 PM IST
When Naik Jadunath Singh made Pakistani intruders flee with tails between their legs
In 1950, Naik Jadunath Singh was posthumously honoured with the Param Vir Chakra for his bravery and sacrifice for the nation.
IndiaJul 26, 2018, 4:45 PM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Vikram Batra to Saurabh Kalia, heroes who taught Pakistan a lesson
The valiant Indian Army not only took back its positions in the Kargil war, but also created a record of sorts by successfully winning a war on the highest battlegrounds of the world