Kargil

Ladakh leaders announce agitation for statehood, land and job protection

KDA co-chairman Qamar Ali Akhoon told this newspaper that in August the Centre had told the LAB and KDA leaders to form a joint committee so that it can talk to them to resolve the issues.

published on : 15th November 2021

'Capt Batra was a courageous man': Actor Sidharth Malhotra opens up about Shershaah, Kargil and more

Sidharth Malhotra on Shershaah and the freedom to make his life choices

published on : 29th August 2021

Shershah: Sidharth Malhotra shoulders a surprisingly no-frills biopic

In Shershaah, the filmmakers have given equal, if not more, attention to both the war and Vikram’s life events. 

published on : 14th August 2021

Healing through art

Kargil war veteran Veerabhadra Chary Muthoju first started painting in his early 20s at the Naval Base in Mumbai, just before the Kargil war was declared.

published on : 5th August 2021

President pays respect to martyrs of Kargil war 

The president was scheduled to attend the Kargil Vijay Diwas function at the Kargil War Memorial in Drass, Ladakh to mark the 22nd anniversary of Kargil war.

published on : 27th July 2021

Kargil 99: Recalling the challenge

There is yet speculation that the lessons of Kargil have not manifested sufficiently to prevent India being strategically surprised. Eastern Ladakh 2020 is often quoted.

published on : 27th July 2021

Nation salutes soldiers who laid down their lives for country's safety: President Ram Nath Kovind

Kovind was scheduled to visit the War Memorial at Drass in Ladakh but bad weather forced cancellation of plans and he instead paid tributes to martyrs on the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas.

published on : 26th July 2021

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Indian Army pays tributes to its soldiers at Drass war memorial

President Ram Nath Kovind was scheduled to visit the Drass memorial to pay homage to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the war but the plan had to be change due to bad weather.

published on : 26th July 2021

President Kovind's visit to Kargil War Memorial cancelled due to bad weather

Following the cancellation, the President laid a wreath at the Dagger War Memorial in Baramulla in north Kashmir and paid tributes to slain soldiers on the 22nd anniversary of 'Operation Vijay'.

published on : 26th July 2021

'Shershaah' starring Sidharth Malhotra to release on Amazon Prime Video on August 12

Also starring Kiara Advani, 'Shershaah' is headed for a direct-to-digital release on Amazon Prime Video on August 12, given the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 15th July 2021

Kargil team for statehood to Ladakh, return of Article 370

Qamar Ali Akhoon, another leader, said that they were against creation of the UT of Ladakh and sought statehood.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Restore Article 370 or grant statehood to Ladakh: Kargil leaders tell Centre

'We have received the invitation and 11 members of the KDA will be attending the meeting,' KDA co-chairperson and former MLA Asgar Ali Karbalai told The New Indian Express.

published on : 30th June 2021

IAF big guns pay a flying tribute to Kargil martyr Squadron Leader Ajay Ahuja

Nambiar, who is also one of the strong contenders to become IAF chief after Dhanoa, had flown Mirage 2000 during the Kargil war, while Dhanoa had commanded a Mig-21 squadron.

published on : 27th May 2019

Adarsh Housing Society flouted every rule, ignored Kargil war widows

Located in a sensitive coastal area and in proximity to several defence establishments, the flats however ended up being allocated to bureaucrats, and relatives of politicians.

published on : 22nd December 2017

ABVP’s threats: Gurmehar Kaur gets support from Lady Sri Ram College  

The first year student of the English Department got surprising support from her teachers for standing against the ABVP’s rape threats and trolls.

published on : 28th February 2017
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