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Param Vir Chakra
The PARAM VIR CHAKRA (PVC) is India
India
's highest military decoration awarded for the displaying distinguished acts of valour during wartime. The name of the award translates as the "Wheel of the Ultimate Brave". PVC is equivalent to the Medal of Honor
Medal of Honor
in the United States and the Victoria Cross
Victoria Cross
in the United Kingdom. A number of central and state governments and ministries of India provide several allowances and rewards to recipients of the PVC (or his family members in case of the recipient's death)
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Kashmir
KASHMIR is the northernmost geographical region of the Indian subcontinent . Until the mid-19th century, the term "Kashmir" denoted only the Kashmir Valley between the Great Himalayas and the Pir Panjal Range . Today, it denotes a larger area that includes the Indian-administered territory of Jammu and Kashmir (subdivided into Jammu , Kashmir , and Ladakh divisions), the Pakistani-administered territories of Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan , and Chinese-administered territories of Aksai Chin and the Trans-Karakoram Tract . In the first half of the 1st millennium, the Kashmir region became an important centre of Hinduism and later of Buddhism ; later still, in the ninth century, Kashmir Shaivism arose
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Bronze
BRONZE is an alloy consisting primarily of copper , commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium , manganese , nickel or zinc ) and sometimes non-metals or metalloids such as arsenic , phosphorus or silicon . These additions produce a range of alloys that may be harder than copper alone, or have other useful properties, such as stiffness, ductility , or machinability. The archeological period where bronze was the hardest metal in widespread use is known as the Bronze Age
Bronze Age
. In the ancient Near East this began with the rise of Sumer
Sumer
in the 4th millennium BC, with India and China starting to use bronze around the same time; everywhere it gradually spread across regions
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Vedic Pantheon
PANTHEON may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Religion * 2 Heraldry * 3 Computing * 4 Buildings * 5 Comics * 6 Books * 7 Video games * 8 Other uses RELIGION * Pantheon (religion)
Pantheon (religion)
, the set of gods belonging to a particular religion, mythology or traditionHERALDRY * Pantheon (mythical creature) , a mythical or imaginary creature used in heraldry, particularly in BritainCOMPUTIN
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J & K
JAMMU AND KASHMIR (/ˈdʒæmuː ənd ˌkæʃˈmɪər, ˈdʒʌ-, ˈkæʃmɪər/ ( listen ) ) is a state in northern India
India
, often denoted by the acronym J"> Maharaja of Kashmir, Hari Singh (1895–1961) The Instrument of Accession of Kashmir to India was accepted by Governor General Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma . Maharaja Hari Singh became the ruler of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir in 1925, and he was the reigning monarch at the conclusion of the British rule in the subcontinent in 1947. With the impending independence of India, the British announced that the British Paramountcy over the princely states would end, and the states were free to choose between the new Dominions of India
India
and Pakistan
Pakistan
or to remain independent
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Indian Union
The Dominion
Dominion
or Union of INDIA was an independent state that existed between 15 August 1947 and 26 January 1950. It was transformed into the Republic of India by the promulgation of the Constitution of India
India
on 26 January 1950. George VI
George VI
was the king (the head of state ) and was represented by the Governor-General of India
Governor-General of India
. However, the governor-general was not designated viceroy , as had been customary under the British Raj
British Raj
. Two governors-general held office in India
India
during the Dominion
Dominion
period (after the office of Viceroy
Viceroy
was abolished by the Indian Independence Act 1947 ): Mountbatten of Burma (1947–48) and Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (1948–50)
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Major General
MAJOR GENERAL (short MG or MAJ. GEN.) is a military rank used in many countries. It is derived from the older rank of sergeant major general . The disappearance of the "sergeant" in the title explains the apparently confusing phenomenon whereby a lieutenant general outranks a major general (although a major outranks a lieutenant, a lieutenant outranks a sergeant-major.) In the Commonwealth
Commonwealth
and the United States, it is a division commander's rank subordinate to the rank of lieutenant general and senior to the rank of brigadier or brigadier general . In the Commonwealth, major general is equivalent to the navy rank of rear admiral, and in air forces with a separate rank structure, it is equivalent to air vice-marshal . In some countries, including much of Eastern Europe
Eastern Europe
, major general is the lowest of the general officer ranks, with no brigadier-grade rank above colonel
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Jawahar Lal Nehru
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU (/ˈneɪruː, ˈnɛruː/ ; Hindustani: ( listen ); 14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics before and after independence. He emerged as the paramount leader of the Indian independence movement under the tutelage of Mahatma Gandhi and ruled India from its establishment as an independent nation in 1947 until his death in 1964. He is considered to be the architect of the modern Indian nation-state: a sovereign, socialist, secular, and democratic republic. He was also known as PANDIT NEHRU due to his roots with the Kashmiri Pandit community while many Indian children knew him as Chacha Nehru (Hindi , lit., "Uncle Nehru")
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Prime Minister
A PRIME MINISTER is the head of a cabinet and the leader of the ministers in the executive branch of government , often in a parliamentary or semi-presidential system . In many systems, the prime minister selects and may dismiss other members of the cabinet, and allocates posts to members within the government. In most systems, the prime minister is the presiding member and chairman of the cabinet. In a minority of systems, notably in semi-presidential systems of government, a prime minister is the official who is appointed to manage the civil service and execute the directives of the head of state . In parliamentary systems fashioned after the Westminster system
Westminster system
, the prime minister is the presiding and actual head of government and head of the executive branch
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Rishi
In the Vedas
Vedas
the term RISHI (Sanskrit : ऋषि ṛṣi) denotes an inspired poet of Vedic hymns. Post-Vedic tradition of Hinduism
Hinduism
regards the RISHIS (or PHRA RUESI (Lao : ພະລືສີ, Thai : พระฤาษี) in Laos
Laos
and Thailand
Thailand
) as "seers" or "sages", who after intense meditation (Tapas ) realized truths and eternal knowledge, which they composed into hymns
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Vritra
In the early Vedic religion , VRITRA ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
: वृत्र, vṛtra, lit. 'enveloper') is a serpent or dragon , the personification of drought and adversary of Indra
Indra
. In Hinduism
Hinduism
, Vritra
Vritra
is identified as an Asura
Asura
. Vritra
Vritra
was also known in the Vedas as AHI ( Sanskrit
Sanskrit
: अहि ahi, lit. 'snake'). He appears as a dragon blocking the course of the rivers and is heroically slain by Indra
Indra

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Naib Subedar
JUNIOR COMMISSIONED OFFICER (JCO) is a term describing a group of military ranks found in the Indian Army
Indian Army
, Pakistan Army , Bangladesh Army and Nepal Army
Nepal Army
. Those soldiers holding JCO rank receive a commission from the President with commanding power. During British rule , these officers were known as viceroy\'s commissioned officers (VCOs) except in Nepal
Nepal
, which was never a British colony. Under the British, there was a clear colonial context, until 1866 VCOs being the highest ranks that most Indians could achieve while most commissioned officers were British
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Subedar
SUBEDAR (Urdu : صوبیدار‎) is a historical rank in the Nepal Army , Indian Army
Indian Army
and Pakistan Army , ranking below British commissioned officers and above non-commissioned officers. The rank was otherwise equivalent to a British captain . In Nepalese Army ( सुबेदार नेपाली सेना को एउटा पद हो, गोर्खाली सेना ), Subedar
Subedar
( सुवेदार ) = Warrant officer
Warrant officer
. CONTENTS* 1 History * 1.1 Origin * 1.2 After independence * 2 Insignia * 3 Hyderabad state * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORY In the year 1702, Daud Khan , the Mughal Empire
Mughal Empire
's local subahdar of the Carnatic , besieged and blockaded Fort St. George for more than three months
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Badgam
BUDGAM is a town and a notified area committee in Budgam district
Budgam district
in the state of Jammu "> India
India
census , Budgam had a population of 15,932. Males constitute 69% of the population and females 31%. Budgam has an average literacy rate of 68%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 81% of the males and 19% of females literate. 6% of the population is under 6 years of age
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Indian Air Force
Air Marshal
Air Marshal
Shirish Baban Deo , PVSM , AVSM , VSM , VM , ADC Notable commanders Marshal of the Indian Air Force
Indian Air Force
Arjan Singh Air Chief Marshal
Air Chief Marshal
Pratap Chandra Lal Air Marshal
Air Marshal
Subroto Mukherjee INSIGNIA AIR FORCE ENSIGN ROUNDEL FIN FLASH AIRCRAFT FLOWN ATTACK Jaguar , MiG-27 , Harpy Electronic warfare A-50E/I , DRDO AEW IAST : Bhāratīya Vāyu Senā) is the air arm of the Indian armed forces . Its complement of personnel and aircraft assets ranks fourth amongst the airforces of the world. Its primary mission is to secure Indian airspace and to conduct aerial warfare during armed conflict
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English Language
ENGLISH is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now the third most widespread native language in the world, after Standard Chinese
Standard Chinese
and Spanish , as well as the most widely spoken Germanic language . Named after the Angles
Angles
, one of the Germanic tribes that migrated to Great Britain
Great Britain
, it ultimately derives its name from the Anglia (Angeln) peninsula in the Baltic Sea
Baltic Sea
. It is closely related to the other West Germanic languages
Germanic languages
of Frisian , Low German/Low Saxon , German , Dutch , and Afrikaans
Afrikaans
. The English vocabulary has been significantly influenced by French (a Romance language ), Norse (a North Germanic language ), and by Latin
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