The award has been introduced by the Rajputana Rifles, one of the oldest rifle regiments of the Indian Army. Twenty-two-year-old Fayaz was posted with 2 Rajputana Rifles in Akhnoor in Jammu region.

Army institutes award in memory of Lieutenant Ummer Fayaz

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Army pays tribute to soldiers killed in HMT militant attack

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Two Army soldiers injured in accidental fire in Kupwara

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Army officer injured in explosion near LoC in J&K's Poonch

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Machhil gunfight: Three army soldiers, three militants, BSF trooper killed; two soldiers wounded

Army pays tribute to the first Param Vir Chakra Awardee, Major Somnath Sharma who was killed in 1965 war with Pakistan. GK photo

Army pays tributes to its personnel for capturing OP Hill in Poonch from Pakistan in 1965 War

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Army commanders to review situation in Ladakh, internal reforms at 4-day conference from Monday

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Defence Minister, Army Chief visit forward areas at LAC

Wreckage of the truck which met with an accident at Zojila Pass / GK Photo

Truck conductor killed, three others including two army soldiers injured in Zojila road accident

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Shopian encounter: One militant killed, operation underway

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Army destroys five live mortar shells in J-K's Poonch

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Foiled suspected BAT action from Pak side in J&K: Army