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Kargil war

Kargil War hero Air Marshal R Nambiar takes over as Western Air Command chief

Air Marshal Raghunath Nambiar is credited for shooting five of the eight Laser Guided Bombs on the Pakistani positions during the Kargil War.

Mar 01, 2019, 19:35 PM IST

Kargil War hero Lieutenant General YK Joshi takes charge of Ladakh's defence

 Lieutenant General YK Joshi had led the capture of Tiger Hill as the Commanding Officer of the 13th Jammu and Kashmir Rifles.

Sep 01, 2018, 07:06 AM IST

Vikram Batra biopic: It is the toughest role of my life, says Sidharth Malhotra

Sidharth finds it a huge responsibility to play Batra, who was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra.


Aug 09, 2018, 14:41 PM IST

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Key battles during Operation Vijay which ensured India's victory

The Kargil conflict was one of the fiercest wars fought by India. It was a war which united the whole nation and reignited a sense of patriotism amongst its citizens. 

Jul 26, 2018, 12:21 PM IST

Photo gallery: Bollywood films based on 1999 Indo-Pak Kargil war

The Indo- Pak war of 1999, also known as the Kargil war is an unforgettable event that has been inked in history forever. Today, on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, we recall the courageous act of our brave soldiers and their immeasurable contribution to our country.

Jul 26, 2018, 11:27 AM IST

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Bollywood films that depicted 1999 India-Pakistan war on silver screen

On the 19th Kargil Vijay Diwas, we take a look at the movies which are inspired from the 1999 Indo-Pak Kargil war and narrated the historic victory of India at Kargil because of the courageous act of our brave soldiers.

Jul 26, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

Indian Army flags off Chinar Mountain Cycling Adventure, 22 cyclists to cover 364 km in 4 days

The expedition is aimed at spread awareness about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and health through cycling.

Jun 22, 2018, 09:34 AM IST

How a group of 7 climbed the Tiger hill: Soldier who took 12 bullets in Kargil war recalls

Even when death is certain while facing enemy, personal safety is the last on a soldier's mind and security of the nation and its citizens remains paramount, Kargil war hero and Param Vir Chakra awardee Y S Yadav said.

Dec 09, 2017, 12:55 PM IST

As defence minister, tried to work on issues faced by disabled jawans: Manohar Parrikar

Former defence minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said that during his tenure, he tried to address the problems faced by the soldiers disabled due to injuries received in the line of duty, but "what we did was nothing" as many issues were long-pending.

Nov 05, 2017, 17:18 PM IST

'You don't need a foot to leave footprints,' Gautam Gambhir salutes Kargil war hero Major DP Singh

DP Singh's leg had to be amputated after he was grievously injured in Kargil during Operation Vijay but he didn't let his spirits die and has run over a dozen half-marathons ever since.

Jul 30, 2017, 12:14 PM IST

Kargil Vijay Diwas: India pays tribute to martyred soldiers

India salutes martyrs of Kargil Nation is remembering the martyrs of the Kargil Vijay Diwas today.

Jul 26, 2017, 11:42 AM IST

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated across India; Arun Jaitley, Defence Chiefs pay tribute to martyred soldiers

Kargil Vijay Diwas is being celebrated all over India on Wednesday to commemorate the emphatic victory in the Kargil War against Pakistan and honour the war heroes.

Jul 26, 2017, 09:09 AM IST

18 years since first Kargil Vijay Diwas: Twitterati pays tribute to war heroes

 The day marks the crucial success of Operation Vijay. 

Jul 26, 2017, 08:43 AM IST

Venkaiah Naidu warns Pakistan over terrorism, says remember the 1971 war

Addressing 'Kargil Parakram Parade' here, National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Vice-Presidential nominee M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday hit out at Pakistan-sponsored terrorism and asked Islamabad to recall the 1971 war saying aiding and abetting terror will not help them.

Jul 23, 2017, 13:37 PM IST

After withdrawing from campaign, Gurmehar Kaur leaves Delhi

Gurmehar Kaur posted a video on Facebook with placards, one of which read: "I am a student of Delhi University. I am not afraid of ABVP. I am not alone. Every student of India is with me."

Feb 28, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Atal Bihari Vajpayee stopped Indian Army from crossing LoC in 1999: General VP Malik

Former Army chief General (Retired) VP Malik extended “full support” to Indian Army’s surgical strikes along the Line of Control.

Oct 11, 2016, 12:30 PM IST

India carries out surgical strike across LoC: Updates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had warned that those responsible "would not go unpunished" for a September 18 attack on an Indian Army base at Uri that killed 18 soldiers. 

Sep 29, 2016, 23:35 PM IST

Five reasons why Pakistan is denying India’s surgical strikes across LoC

The reasons why Pakistan may not want to admit that India’s surgical strikes across LoC were successful is because Pakistan would never ever want to admit the success of the Indian Army.

Sep 29, 2016, 16:44 PM IST

Clear response given by targeting terror breeding centres: Amit Shah

Hailing the Army for its valour and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership, BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday said this indicates a rise of "new India" as for the first time a clear response has been given to terrorists by targeting their "breeding centres".

Sep 29, 2016, 15:49 PM IST

Army's surgical strike against Pakistan is a birthday present for a very special Indian!

Pakistan has denied any surgical strike by India but admitted to the death of two soldiers in cross-LoC firing by Indian troops. 

Sep 29, 2016, 15:38 PM IST