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Mary Kom becomes first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan

MC Mary Kom from Manipur has become the first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan by the Sports Ministry. She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world ..

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Gallantry Awards of India

On the occasion of India’s 73rd Independence Day President Ram Nath Kovind has signed-off on awards to armed forces personnel and members of paramilitary forces. The recipient’s list includes two Kirti Chakras, one Vir Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras, eight Bar to Sena Medals (Gallantry), 90 Sena Medals (Gallantry), five Nao Sena Medals (Gallantry), seven Vayu ..

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Fali S. Nariman honoured with 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration

On October 22, renowned jurist Fali S. Nariman has been honoured with the 19th Lal Bahadur Shastri National Award for Excellence in Public Administration for year 2018 by the Vice President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu. The award was instituted by the Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management in 1995 in the field of Public ..

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Zorawar Chand Bakshi, one of India’s most highly decorated generals passes away

Lt Gen Zorawar Chand Bakshi (97), one of India’s most highly decorated generals, has passed away at New Delhi on May 24, 2018. He hailed from Gulyana village near Rawalpindi in Pakistan, where he was born in 1921. Gen Bakshi was most known as one of the commanders of Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 (Operation Ablaze). ..

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Indo-Pak 1971 war veteran Brigadier Francis Regis Campos passes away

Indo-Pak 1971 war veteran Brigadier Francis Regis Campos, VSM, AVSM, passed away at Secunderabad on April 23, 2018. During the 1971 Indo-Pak War, his meticulous planning and foresight as Adjutant Quarter Master General (AQMG) of 54 Infantry Division, led to effective logistic support during a critical phase of the Battle of Basantar in the Shakargarh ..

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