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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.
IndiaDec 4, 2019, 8:34 AM IST
Col AG Rangaraj, Indian Army’s first Para Commando to be honoured as Korean War Hero
Lt Col Rangaraj was the Indian Army’s first Para Commando. He was also the recipient of the Maha Vir Chakra.
IndiaAug 22, 2019, 9:00 AM IST
IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman begins flying MiG 21 again
Months after the combat against Pakistan’s F-16 and landing on the side of Pakistan with several injuries, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has now begun flying the MiG 21 jet once again
IndiaAug 14, 2019, 9:26 PM IST
From President Kovind addressing the nation to Rahul Gandhi's letter to RBI, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be conferred with the Vir Chakra which is India's third-highest wartime medal. Watch MyNation in 100 seconds for the top headlines from across the country.
IndiaAug 14, 2019, 12:04 PM IST
Nation’s pride: Abhinandan Varthaman, who shot down Pakistan's F-16, to get Vir Chakra on Independence Day
Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman will be honoured with Vir Chakra on August 15, for his valour and brave fight against the Pakistani forces. He shot down a Pakistan F-16 near the Line of Control and was brought back to India via the Wagah border
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 27, 2019, 5:58 PM IST
Remembering squadron leader Ajay Ahuja; Hero of Operation Safed Sagar
Squadron leader Ajay Ahuja hailed from Kota in Rajasthan. He was an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and was commissioned in the IAF on June 14, 1985, as a fighter pilot. Over fourteen years in various squadrons of the IAF, he served as an operational pilot on MiG-21 variants and on the MiG-23 fighter bomber
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
IndiaMay 7, 2019, 8:21 PM IST
Captain Sunil Khokhar fired at Pakistanis in Siachen, died a hero at 19,856 ft
On May 7, 1994, Captain Sunil Khokhar was detailed to accompany the patrol. At his own initiative, he planned to carry out the silent registration of targets for directing the artillery fire on the enemy camp site
SecurityApr 21, 2019, 12:25 PM IST
IAF to recommend Abhinandan Varthaman for Vir Chakra, pilots of Balakot strike for Vayu Sena medal
According to a senior official, names of 12 Mirage 2000 pilots, who bombed a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), have been recommended for the Vayu Sena medal for gallantry.
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.