New Delhi: The President and Supreme Commander of the Indian Armed Forces Pranab Mukherjee conferred three Kirti Chakras and 10 Shaurya Chakras to Armed Forces Personnel for displaying conspicuous gallantry indomitable courage and extreme devotion to duty at a solemn ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
New Delhi: Elections to the Lok Sabha are carried out using the first-past-the-post electoral system. Under this system the candidate securing the majority votes of the total votes polled is declared elected irrespective of percentage of total votes polled or the total number of eligible voters.
Tirupati: Major fire in Tirumala area near Tirupati Temple in Andhra Pradesh has now been brought under control by the combined ground and air operations of Army and Air Force which are likely to continue. (Read in Hindi सेना की संयुक्त कार्रवाई से तिरूमाला के जंगलों में लगी आग काबू )