Kargil

Indian Army to vacate Kargil land to build township

The Indian Army would vacate around 3,000 kanals (375 acres) land at Kargil Lower Plateau in six months, starting March, paving the path for a well-planned civilian township.

published on : 9th January 2021

I would never be able to live up to the image of a star: Pankaj Tripathi

Though it took off late, Tripathi's career is filled with critically-acclaimed movies and shows of recent times such as "Gangs of Wasseypur", "Gurgaon", "Mirzapur", "Sacred Games", "Masaan", "Newton"

published on : 20th December 2020

We'll continue our struggle till J&K is united and special status restored: Omar Abdullah

In the first outreach to the people of Ladakh after the scrapping of Article 370 and bifurcation of J&K, a PAGD delegation led by Omar is on a visit here to talk to the people of Kargil and Drass

published on : 30th October 2020

I would have sacked army chief if Kargil war was conducted without informing me: Imran Khan

The comment was made in the context of three-time prime minister Sharif's claim that the ISI chief asked him to step down in 2014 when Khan had unleashed a big protest sit-in the national capital.

published on : 2nd October 2020

HC refuses to stay streaming of Netflix movie 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl'

Justice Rajiv Shakdher asked the Centre as to why it did not approach the court before release of the movie on Over The Top (OTT) platform, and said an injunction cannot be granted now.

published on : 2nd September 2020

Flying during Kargil war was full of learning, says Flt Lt (retd) Gunjan Saxena

As work on the book began, I realised I had made the right decision, says  Flt Lt (retd) Gunjan Saxena on releasing The Kargil Girl: An Autobiography

published on : 1st September 2020

IAF objects to negative portrayal in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl

The Air Force says in the aim to glorify the screen character of 'Ex-Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena', M/s Dharma Productions presented some situations that are misleading.

published on : 12th August 2020

'Gunjan Saxena' review: Janhvi Kapoor steers rocky flight

Gunjan Saxena bounces so swiftly from event to event, that there’s little time to get to know he protagonist closely. The result is a biopic by compression, a life reduced to a series of facts

published on : 12th August 2020

Janhvi Kapoor drops breathtaking trailer of 'Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl'

The two-minute-thirty-one second trailer introduces its main cast and how a frail-looking girl with a passion for flying ended up flying rescue and recce missions for the IAF during the Kargil war.

published on : 1st August 2020

INTERVIEW| I have read each and every book on Kargil War: Col VN Thapar

Col VN Thapar on the biography he penned in the loving memory of his son, Capt. Vijyant Thapar, which was promoted at a Kargil Vijay Diwas (July 26) event

published on : 28th July 2020

Homage to Kargil martyrs on Vijay Diwas

While the bugler sounded the ‘Last Post’, a two-minute silence was observed. Ever since the victory in Operation Vijay, July 26 is celebrated as the ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ every year.  

published on : 27th July 2020

Government committed to soldiers’ welfare, says CM Yediyurappa on Kargil anniversary

Yediyurappa said that Karnataka government had given due compensation to the families of the Kargil martyrs and the soldiers who were injured.

published on : 27th July 2020

'Brave soldiers our pride': Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren on Kargil Vijay Diwas

'The nation will always be grateful to the brave martyrs. The brave soldiers of our country are our pride,' Soren tweeted.

published on : 26th July 2020

India's brave forces foiled Pakistan's sinister plans in Kargil war: PM Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat'

He said that 21 years ago, Pakistan tried to backstab India's friendly endeavours to divert its ongoing internal conflicts.

published on : 26th July 2020

Rajnath Singh pays tributes to fallen soldiers on 21st 'Kargil Vijay Diwas'

Singh, along with MoS Defence Shripad Naik and three service chiefs, paid tributes to the fallen soldiers who fought valiantly during Kargil War at National War Memorial this morning.

published on : 26th July 2020
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