J&K Police constable Altaf Hussain Bhat has been posthumously awarded the Kirti Chakra
15 Aug 2021 8:37 AM
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
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
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
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
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
The Kirti Chakra was awarded to Major Vijayant Bist from the J&K light infantry.
26 Jan 2018 6:04 AM
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
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
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
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