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Meet Captain Radhika :World’s First Woman To Receive Bravery At Sea Award

  Captain Radhika Menon, Master of oil products tanker Sampurna Swarajya, became the first woman to become the captain of Indian Merchant Navy in 2011. This year, she becomes the first woman in the world to receive International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea for saving the lives of seven fishermen from a sinking fishing boat in …

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Colonel Vijendra Thapar Father of Captain Vijyant Thapar climbs 16,000 ft to fulfill son’s last wish

It was Captain Vijyant Thapar’s last wish- before he fell after taking the 4,700 Peak in the Drass sector. Vijyant, 22, wanted his father to visit the height where the army jawans sacrificed their lives. That was on June 28. Yesterday, Vijyant,’s 58- year-old father Colonel Vijendra Thapar fulfilled that wish. It was a climb to the peak at an …

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