Kargil war

28 squadron of IAF's MiG-29 flies for last time before upgrade

The landed squadron was received by 11 Base Repair Depot (BRD) at Ojhar in Nashik district.

published on : 29th September 2019

Kargil seeks to shrug off its 'war zone' tag, claim place as tourist destination

The Kargil war lasted for nearly three months, killed more than 500 Indian and nearly 400 Pakistani soldiers.

published on : 10th September 2019

Kargil war veteran pilot impersonates senior to fly Amit Shah's aircraft

Preliminary investigation has revealed that Sangwan did not have the necessary qualifications to be a pilot to fly VIPs, that he impersonated the email of a senior colleague.

published on : 27th August 2019

Kargil War changed world’s perception about India: PM Modi

Pakistan had launched the misadventure, thinking that India would seek the help of the international community and foreign powers would step in to mediate, he said.

published on : 28th July 2019

Pak Hasn’t Changed 20 Years After Kargil

Even as Pakistan was claiming great military and diplomatic successes in its Kargil misadventure, a pitiably nervous Nawaz Sharif visited the White House.

published on : 28th July 2019

Won't succumb to any pressure, influence in matters of national security: PM Modi

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.

published on : 27th July 2019

Free hand given to security forces for giving befitting reply to Pakistan: G Kishan Reddy

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.

published on : 27th July 2019

PM Modi to attend commemorative function of Kargil Vijay Diwas today in Delhi

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.

published on : 27th July 2019

Kargil Diwas: Hyderabad pay tributes to martyrs

The need for vigil’ was conducted, during which Kargil war veterans shared their experiences.

published on : 27th July 2019

Mirage-2000 proved to be a 'game-changer' in Kargil War: Senior IAF officers

The Mirage-2000 aircraft played a crucial role in the battles fought on the icy heights of Kargil during the nearly three-month-long conflict, and also hit enemy targets bunkered in at the Tiger Hill.

published on : 26th July 2019

Sons of Kargil war heroes join their fathers' Army regiments

Fathers of Amarpreet, Bakhtawar and Hitesh were among the 527 soldiers who were killed in the over two-month-long war fought atop jagged peaks and amid freezing temperatures.

published on : 26th July 2019

God-given opportunity to fight in Kargil, says Colonel KV Madhusoodan

Madhusoodan said though every soldier would yearn to take part in a war, many would return without actually participating in one.

published on : 26th July 2019

20 years on, Pakistan yet to rehabilitate locals displaced due to Kargil war

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.

published on : 26th July 2019

Sidharth Malhotra looks forward to playing 1999 Kargil War hero Vikram Batra

Kargil War hero Vikram Batra was posthumously awarded the Param Vir Chakra, India's highest war-time gallantry award.

published on : 26th July 2019

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh gives double promotion to forgotten Kargil war hero

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh lamented that Kargil war hero Satpal Singh had to suffer the ignominy of working as a senior constable.

published on : 26th July 2019
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