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DefenceJul 26, 2021, 6:56 AM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Enemy firepower couldn't deter the medics on the frontlines
As India celebrates the 22nd Kargil Vijay Diwas, commemorating our victory over Pakistan in 1999, it is essential to also remember the crucial role played by the doctors who relieved the soldiers' sufferings and healed their wounds.
Top StoriesJul 11, 2021, 3:20 PM IST
Ex-Supreme Court judge, Justice Sujata Manohar honoured with Ginsburg Medal of Honour
Justice Manohar served as a Supreme Court judge from January 8, 1994, to August 27, 1999. Before her elevation, she also served as the Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court.
Top StoriesJul 7, 2021, 1:34 PM IST
Remembering Captain Vikram Batra: Sher Shah of the Indian Army
Remembering Captain Vikram Batra, Param Vir Chakra: The 'Sher Shah' of Indian Army, who sacrificed his life fighting enemy forces during the Kargil War on July 7, 1999.
Top StoriesJul 5, 2021, 8:50 PM IST
1999 Operation Birsa Munda martyr's war memorial inaugurated
Lt Col TPS Suri (Retd) travelled to a forward location that is over 10k ft in height to inaugurate a war memorial in Gulmarg, dedicated to his son Captain Gurjinder Singh Suri, MVC (P) who made the supreme sacrifice during Op Birsa Munda in 1999.
DefenceJul 3, 2021, 4:38 PM IST
Drones as weapons: India is facing a new challenge
Counters to emerging technology or even a crude antiquated one may not always be found. One has just to learn to minimise the impact if the device gets past all security and manages to strike, says Lt General Syed Ata Hasnain (Retd)
CRICKETMay 19, 2021, 3:59 PM IST
How did Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly make an impact on Jos Buttler's career?
Jos Buttler is an English wicketkeeper-batsman who represents England across formats while he plays for Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League. Meanwhile, he was seemingly inspired by Indian legends Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly. Here's how.
DefenceMay 10, 2021, 3:57 PM IST
The 19-year-old soldier who won India's highest military honour
The indomitable spirit Subedar Major (Honorary Lieutenant) Yogendra Singh Yadav displayed on the fourth of July, 1999, can never be forgotten.
Top StoriesMar 12, 2021, 1:49 PM IST
Ujjwal Nikam: Pakistan was actively involved in Mumbai 1993 blasts
On March 12, 1993, 12 bombs exploded in quick succession in Mumbai (then Bombay) claiming 257 lives. 28 years on, public prosecutor of the case Ujjwal Nikam speaks about Pakistan & its spy agency ISI's involvement in training and supporting the conspirators.
CRICKETOct 27, 2020, 6:00 PM IST
IPL 2020: Chris Gayle reveals what his KXIP teammates feel on him retiring
Chris Gayle is currently aged 41. He hails from Jamaica and has been playing for the Windies since 1999. He has been playing for Kings XI Punjab since 2018, while he started his career with Kolkata Knight Riders in 2008, before moving to Royal Challengers Bangalore in 2011.
IndiaJul 26, 2020, 2:53 PM IST
Exclusive — Kargil Vijay Diwas: Maj Gen GD Bakshi and journalist reminisce Kargil War
On July 26, 1999, the Indian Army had announced the successful culmination of "Operation Vijay", declaring victory over Paksitan after the nearly three-month-long battles in Kargil.
IndiaJul 25, 2020, 10:41 PM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: 'Enhanced equipment for Indian armed forces a key change since 1999'
Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the successful Operation Vijay, is celebrated in India on 26 July. On this date in 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistan. 21 years on, the Indian Army has witnessed a sea change. We asked Major General GD Bakshi (Retired) on what are some of the major changes that have taken place in the last two decades and here’s what he had to say.
IndiaJul 25, 2020, 7:59 PM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Lt Gen Syed Ata Hasnain on how 1999 war shaped India's military
July 26 this year marks the 21st anniversary of the victory of the Indian Armed Forces in Operation Vijay against the infiltrating Pakistani troops at Kargil. One of the most prominent wars between India and Pakistan, the Kargil War took place between May 3 and July 26, 1999. We asked Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain, a Siachen warrior and former commander of the 15 Corps, what lessons has the Indian armed forces learnt from the Kargil war and here’s what he had to say.
CRICKETJul 20, 2020, 11:25 AM IST
Exclusive: Daryl Harper opens up on Sachin ‘Tenducker’ LBW, MS Dhoni criticism, Bollywood and more (Part 1)
In this first part of an exclusive interview with Asianet Newsable, former international umpire Daryl Harper speaks on Sachin Tendulkar's LBW in 1999, MS Dhoni criticising him in 2011, Bollywood, Indian connection and more
IndiaJul 7, 2020, 3:18 PM IST
Remembering Captain Vikram Batra, the Sher Shah of 1999 Kargil War
It’s been more than 21 years since the Indian Armed Forces won the gritty and decisive war against Pakistan in Kargil. However, the unparalleled courage and sacrifice of the heroes are still etched in the collective memory of the country. Among the many bravehearts was a man who went on to become the face of every young Indian soldier. Captain Vikram Batra, popularly known as the legendary Shershaah of Kargil.
EntertainmentJun 9, 2020, 10:42 AM IST
Did you know 67 glass pieces were extracted from this top Bollywood actress’ face
Actress Mahima Chaudhry, who had a dream debut with Pardes opposite Shah Rukh Khan, had ended up with a cracked face after she met with an accident during a film project in 1999. The actress had to be indoors for months before recovery and kept this a secret as she feared end of her career