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Major Somnath Sharma, born on 31 January 1923, was commissioned in the Kumaon Regiment on 22 February 1942. The first recipient of India’s highest war-time gallantry award, Param Vir Chakra, Major Somnath Sharma displayed exemplary courage and valour during the Pakistani invasion of Jammu & Kashmir, which began on 22 October 1947. Major Somnath Sharma was a part of the D Company of 4 Kumaon regiment, which was airlifted to Srinagar on 31 October. Though [...]

Indian army is the powerful land force of the Indian Armed Forces. It is a highly equipped military force. It consists of over a million brave soldiers. They are the pillars of the Indian army. The glorious achievements of these fearless soldiers have made us proud. According to the latest record, Indian Armed Forces is the third largest troop after United States and China. General J.J Singh is the Chief of the Indian Army. Param [...]

Captain Vikram Batra Pvc: Immortal Hero Captain Batra is a name that you would unfailingly come across when you visit the hall at Service Selection Centre, Allahabad or one of the residential areas in Jabalpur Cantonment or the combined cadet’s mess at the IMA. Not only should every India know his name but the life and times of this glorious martyr deserve emulation by the successive generations. While the other young men enjoy lives and [...]