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Ashok Chakra

J&K police awarded Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra

J&K Police constable Altaf Hussain Bhat has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra

15 Aug 2021 8:37 AM

The lesser known birthday; not Shastri, it is Dada's 40th birth anniversary

For his extraordinary bravery, courage and leadership, Dada was awarded the ‘Ashok Chakra’, India’s highest peacetime military decoration.

02 Oct 2019 4:04 PM

Soldier slain in J&K, a former militant, to get Ashok Chakra

Wani, 38, who hailed from Cheki Ashmuji in Kulgam district, died on November 25 during a fierce gunfight with six terrorists.

25 Jan 2019 12:22 AM

Faulty map of India in Class 10 geo textbook

The Congress leader dashed off a letter to chief minister Devendra Fadnavis, demanding that the culprits for the mistakes should be booked

27 Apr 2018 2:01 AM

Prez gets emotional presenting Ashok Chakra to martyr’s family

Corporal Nirala laid down his life after gunning down two terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir’s Bandipora district in November.

27 Jan 2018 6:02 AM


Ashok Chakra awarded to IAF commando Jyoti Prakash Nirala posthumously

The award was received by Nirala's wife, mother. After giving the award, the President was seen wiping his face, eyes with handkerchief.

26 Jan 2018 1:49 PM

IAF Garud commando gets Ashok Chakra

The Kirti Chakra was awarded to Major Vijayant Bist from the J&K light infantry.

26 Jan 2018 6:04 AM

Free train travel for Ashok, Kirti Chakra awardees

A senior railways official said that Ashok Chakra and Kirti Chakra awardees will now onwards be entitled to the same free rail travel facilities.

02 Nov 2017 7:21 AM

Salute our bravehearts

It is with a sense of great pride that the medals for valour like the Ashok Chakra are given out on the day we celebrate India becoming a Republic.

28 Jan 2017 1:15 AM

Want my kids to join Army: widow of Ashok Chakra awardee

Havildar Hangpan Dada had laid down his life after killing four terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir on May 26 last year

26 Jan 2017 7:32 PM


Hangpan Dada's widow receives his Ashok Chakra on R-Day

Havildar Hangpan Dada killed four intruding terrorists before laying down his life at the height of 13,000 feet in the icy Himalayan range.

26 Jan 2017 11:33 AM