Indian Navy sailboat INS Tarini with an all-women crew (File Photo)

Sea conquering navy women officers get gallantry awards

New Delhi :  The six Indian Navy women officers who circumnavigated the globe earlier this year were on Tuesday awarded Nao Sena medals – a gallantry award for courage and devotion to duty in the naval force. Lieutenant Commanders Vartika Joshi, who led the team, and Prathibha Jamwal, and Lieutenants Swathi Patarpalli, Aishwarya Boddapati, Vijaya […]

390 gallantry, service awards announced

New Delhi, Jan 26 : President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday approved 390 gallantry awards and other Defence decorations for the Armed Forces personnel and others on the 69th Republic Day. The awards include one Ashok Chakra, one Kirti Chakra, 14 Shaurya Chakras and 28 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, among others. Ashok Chakra has been awarded […]