Even as Pakistan was claiming great military and diplomatic successes in its Kargil misadventure, a pitiably nervous Nawaz Sharif visited the White House.
Speaking at an event marking 20th anniversary of Kargil war, PM said some countries were resorting to proxy war to spread terrorism and that time has come for united global efforts to deal with it.
The NDA government has decided to give a free hand to the security forces to maintain law and order and to protect the country from terrorists, Reddy said.
On Friday, Prime Minister Modi had recalled his visit to Kargil in 1999 during the India-Pakistan war and described as "unforgettable" his interactions with the soldiers.
The VVIT Chairman said that a befitting reply had been given by Indian Army to the Pakistan Army in the Kargil War in 1999.
The need for vigil’ was conducted, during which Kargil war veterans shared their experiences.
Many like Zainab Bibi, who fled from Pakistan occupied Kashmir's Ganokh, are still waiting for official promises to materialise, even as life thrives on the other side of the Line of Control.
Major Singh, commissioned into the Indian Army in December 1997 after graduating from the IMA, was barely 25 years old at the time of the Kargil war.
24-year-old Joginder Singh lost 15 members of his family, including parents, uncles, aunts and cousins, in the Doda carnage when a group of heavily armed terrorists struck at a remote village.
The President was scheduled to take part in the function at Drass War memorial in the morning but bad weather prevented him from reaching the venue.
The general officer commanding-in-chief paid tributes to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil war at a solemn wreath-laying ceremony at Fort William.
Players across different sports took to Twitter to hail the Indian soldiers.
He was speaking in Lok Sabha on the 20th anniversary of Kargil conflict as Parliament paid tributes to Indian soldiers.
The TMC supremo took to Twitter to pay her tribute to the martyrs of the 1999 Kargil War.
'Mission Taste of Kargil' will serve dinner to 500 people, including the kith and kin of martyrs, veterans, serving troops, widows of martyrs, gallantry awardees among others.