Thursday, January 28, 2016

Gallantry awards 2016

On the eve of 67th Republic Day celebrations President Pranab Mukherjee has conferred the country’s highest peacetime gallantry award,award of one Ashok Chakra, two Kirti Chakras and eight Shaurya Chakras to the Indian Army personnel on the occasion of Republic Day 2016.
List of awardees:
Ashok Chakra
Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami (Posthumous), 9 PARA (Special Force)
Kirti Chakra
Subedar Mahendra Singh, Sena Medal, 9 PARA (Special Force)
Sepoy Jagdish Chand (Posthumous), 546 DSC Platoon
Shaurya Chakra
Colonel Santosh Yashwant Mahadik (Posthumous), Sena Medal, 41 Rashtriya Rifle (PARA)
Major Praphul Kumar Bhardwaj, 12 PARA (Special Force)
Major Anurag Kumar, 9 PARA (Special Force)
Major Sandip Yadav, 55 Rashtriya Rifle (Armed)
Lieutenant Harjinder Singh, 3 KUMAON
Naik Satish Kumar (Posthumous), 21 Rashtriya Rifle (Guards
Naik Kheem Singh Mehra, 21 KUMAON
Sepoy Dharma Ram (Posthumous), 1 Rashtriya Rifle (MAHAR)

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Malaysia Masters Grand Prix 2016

World Championship bronze-medallist, India's P V Sindhu clinched the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold title on 24 january 2016.
Other winners:
Women’s doubles category: Misaki Matsutomo and Ayaka Takahashi from Japan.
Mixed doubles category      :Zheng Siwei and Li Yinhui from China.
Men’s singles category       :Lee Chong Wei from Malaysia.
Men’s doubles category     :Markus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo from                                                   Indonesia.                     
About Grand Prix Gold Title:
The 2016 Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold was the first grand prix's badminton tournament of the 2016 BWF Grand Prix and Grand Prix Gold. The tournament was held at the SPICE Indoor Stadium in Penang, Malaysia from 19–24 January 2016 and had a total purse of $120,000.    

Medal of Order of Australia

Melbourne settled kerala dentist Dr.Sajeev koshy has been awarded the Medal of Order of Australia on 26 january 2016.Dr.koshy was given the award fo his service to dentistry in victoria,Australia.He was honoured by Governor General Of Australia.
About Order of Australia;
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and other persons for achievement or meritorious service.Before the establishment of the order, Australian citizens would receive British honours.

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