Kargil War(Search results - 32)
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.
DefenceMay 15, 2021, 6:42 PM IST
22 years on, justice eludes Captain Saurabh Kalia
Captain Saurabh Kalia and five others soldiers on patrol -- Sepoy Arjun Ram, Sepoy Bhanwar Lal Bagaria, Sepoy Bhikaram, Sepoy Moola Ram and Sepoy Naresh Singh -- were the first casualties in the Kargil war.
DefenceMar 3, 2021, 9:07 PM IST
The soldier who killed 3 Pakistanis with bare hands during Kargil war
Join Flags of Honour in honouring Subedar Sanjay Kumar on his birthday today. His act of bravery was instrumental in recapturing the Flat Top area from the hands of Pakistani intruders during the Kargil war.
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 26, 2020, 1:50 PM IST
PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat: ‘Coronavirus is as fatal today as it was in the beginning’
PM Narendra Modi addressed the nation through his monthly radio programme, Mann Ki Baat. He paid tributes to Kargil War heroes on the occasion of Vijay Diwas
IndiaJul 26, 2020, 11:43 AM IST
India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas every year thanks to MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar
As India celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas today (July 26) to celebrate India’s victory in Kargil war over Pakistan, it is important to know that the day was not celebrated until 2009
IndiaJul 26, 2020, 10:43 AM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Rajnath Singh pays tributes on 21st anniversary of Kargil war victory
Rajnath Singh paid tributes at the National War Memorial on July 26, on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas
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.
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.
IndiaJun 20, 2020, 4:48 PM IST
Major General GD Bakshi: India must be ready to fight and China will back down
Ex-Army general GD Bakshi is from the Jammu and Kashmir Rifles. He was awarded the Vishisht Seva Medal for commanding a battalion in the Kargil War. He spoke on India-China face-off
IndiaMay 28, 2020, 6:36 PM IST
Chinese in Ladakh: Time to revisit air war lessons from Kargil War
While tensions are increasing at India’s border with China and the Chinese forces flexing their muscle, it would serve India well to revisit the air war lessons the IAF took away from the Kargil War in 1999
IndiaDec 27, 2019, 10:55 AM IST
IAF's MiG-27 to pass into history books, to fly last sortie today
After serving for 40 glorious years, fighter jet MiG-27 that played a crucial part in the Kargil war will be decommissioned today (December 27)