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Neerja Bhanot


Panjab University: VP Singh Badnore to inaugurate new girls’ hostel named after Neerja Bhanot

May 18, 2018 5:54 am

This hostel will resolve the accommodation issues on the campus as it has a capacity of 400 students. The Panjab University Campus Students’ Council (PUCSC) has long demanded the completion of the work.

FBI releases aged photos of Neerja Bhanot's Pan Am hijackers

January 12, 2018 10:32 am

Neerja Bhanot, who headed the attendants on the flight, lost her life in protecting the passengers.

For helping over 700 destitute girls stand on their feet, Sarojini Agarwal to be honoured with Neerja Bhanot Award today

September 07, 2017 5:18 am

Overcoming all initial problems, ‘Manisha Mandir’ finally took shape on September 24, 1984, (her daughter’s birthday) and ever since, has been catering to the need and requirements of destitute girls.

Neerja Bhanot's family to sue Neerja makers, claims 'they will not tolerate injustice'

May 22, 2017 1:04 pm

Neerja Bhanot gave up her life to save travelers during a terrorist hijack of a Pan-Am flight at Karachi international airport in Pakistan on September 5, 1986.

Anti-Hijacking Bill Passed: Death penalty clause, Neerja Bhanot dominate debate

May 10, 2016 2:35 am

Piloting the bill, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the government was trying to deal with the problem of security of airports through a mix of technology and manpower.

'Neerja' biopic an inspiration for the present generation: Brother

February 27, 2016 2:41 pm

Neerja Bhanot's brother Aneesh Bhanot said, "The film (Neerja) has been really well made and Neerja's portrayal does full justice to her act of courage."

Before Sonam Kapoor starrer Neerja, a Moga village took pride in Neerja Bhanot

February 23, 2016 7:54 pm

Much before Neerja's biopic starring Sonam Kapoor, Ghal Kalan village had already immortalised the Ashok Chakra awardee, who has been credited with saving over 300 lives.

Amul toasts to Neerja Bhanot with 1980s ad featuring the young hero

February 22, 2016 12:53 pm

Amul decided to honour the Pan Am flight attendant Neerja Bhanot by releasing a 1980s ad featuring Bhanot from her modelling days.

Neerja Bhanot's classmates thank Sonam Kapoor for bringing her back in 'Neerja'

February 22, 2016 12:56 pm

Classmates of late air hostess Neerja Bhanot have thanked Sonam Kapoor for bringing her back to life on the silver screen.

Neerja: The sky was her limit

February 21, 2016 3:18 pm

Heroes are among us. As was Neerja Bhanot, an ordinary girl who found herself in an extraordinary situation, and did not back down. This is her story.


The real Neerja Bhanot: Rare photos and her story

February 22, 2016 12:38 pm

Here are some rare photos of Neerja Bhanot during her modelling days, and her extraordinary story.