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.
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.
14 Aug 2016
New Delhi: It was sheer grit and determination displayed by Havildar Hangpan Dada, who killed four intruding terrorists before laying down his life at the height of 13,000 feet in the harsh and icy Himalayan range of North Kashmir, that won him the Ashok Chakra.
18 Sep 2016
Mumbai: Actress Soha Ali Khan is turning producer and her maiden project would be a biopic. Soha said she would be running the production house with husband Kunal Khemu.
18 Dec 2015
Mumbai: Actress Sonam Kapoor says before joining films there was a time when she was not confident about herself.
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.
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.
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.
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.