11 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Ahead of the 69th Independence Day, a special comic book is all set to be released this week chronicling the life, valour and sacrifice of 21 awardees of the Param Vir Chakra, the nation's highest military decoration.
05 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched three gold-related schemes, including a coin engraved with the images of national emblem Ashok Chakra and Mahatma Gandhi on its two sides, in a bid to put some 20,000 tonnes of idle gold into productive use.
30 Jun 2011
In a major decision, Defence Ministry is preparing to increase the monetary allowance given to the winners of Param Vir Chakra. The Central government also wants to pour in more funds in the state government accounts which are meant to help the gallantry award winners financially.
27 Apr 2015
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday conferred gallantry awards, including two Kirti Chakras and eleven Shaurya Chakras, on armed forces and security personnel.
17 Apr 2015
New Delhi: Stand up comedian-actor Vir Das will travel across 11 Indian cities, including Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Bengaluru and Jaipur for his 'Unbelievablish' show starting on April 19 in Kochi.
29 Apr 2015
New Delhi: 'Ya Ali' fame Assamese singer Zubeen Garg will start shooting for his Bollywood directorial titled 'Chakra' from January 2016.
26 Jan 2015
New Delhi: Major Mukund Varadarajan and Naik Neeraj Kumar Singh, the two army personnel who laid down their lives combating militants in Kashmir Valley, were on Monday awarded posthumously the highest peacetime military honour, the Ashok Chakra, by President Pranab Mukherjee.
19 Nov 2014
Mumbai: After a five-year courtship, actor Vir Das tied the knot with girlfriend Shivani Mathur at a secret ceremony in Sri Lanka. The duo exchanged vows on October 19.
27 Dec 2014
Pune: Actor Vir Das, who has carved a place for himself in Bollywood with his unique brand of comedy, has been trying to come out of the genre through some of his films like "Revolver Rani" and "Delhi Belly".
27 Dec 2014
Mumbai: Grapevine has it that a biopic is being planned on the life of Neerja Bhanot, the 23-year-old flight attendant who saved many lives during the 1986 hijacking of an American airliner in Karachi. And Sonam Kapoor has apparently been signed on to essay the protagonist’s role.