Kargil War(Search results - 45)
Beyond NewsAug 11, 2021, 8:31 AM IST
'Captain Vikram Batra came to my rescue, said 'Anna, I will sort these buggers out''
Captain Naveen Nagappa of the 13 JAK RIF was deployed in Kargil when Pakistani intruders took control of the heights. His mission was to re-capture Point 4875. He still remembers how before they set out for their mission, Captain Vikram Batra told him, 'Gale lag na yaar, na jane kaunsi mulakat aakhri hogi...' (Let's embrace my friend. Who knows this could be our last meeting)
IndiaJul 26, 2020, 1:54 PM IST
Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pays tribute to Kargil War heroes on Vijay Diwas
‘ Wearing a face mask, using a gamchcha or a light towel to cover, two yard distancing, frequently washing hands, avoiding spitting anywhere, taking full care of hygiene and sanitation — these are our weapons to protect us from Corona ,’ PM Modi said while addressing his monthly radio programme Mann Ki Baat
ViewsMay 27, 2020, 7:56 PM IST
'If I turn back, shoot me': A review of Captain Vijyant Thapar’s biography
29 June 1999 - On a sunny afternoon in Noida, more than a lakh people had gathered to pay their last respects to Lt. Vijyant Thapar, whose body was flown in by the Indian Airlines earlier that day. Col Virendra Thapar, Vijyant’s father, was a third-generation military man in the family. ‘Robin’ as he was affectionately called, Lt. Vijyant Thapar, led a company platoon of the 2 Rajputana Rifles that fought in the Battle of Knoll, Three Pimples and Lone Hill during the Kargil War in 1999. A story of a braveheart is revisited by Neha Dwivedi and Col Thapar in ‘Vijyant at Kargil: The Life of a Kargil Hero’.
IndiaFeb 19, 2020, 6:54 PM IST
When Vajpayee Took A Peace Offering Bus Ride To Lahore; And Pakistan Responded With Kargil War
It was a short-lived thaw in stormy relations between India and Pakistan When former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee took a bus from Amritsar to Lahore on February 19, 1999 and hugged his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif leaving an endearing image that symbolised hope in bilateral ties. Atal Bihari Vajpayee had made a significant diplomatic breakthrough and the move was hailed as the dawn of a new era in Indo-Pak relations. Little did he know then that within just months of his historic initiative, India and Pakistan would be embroiled in the 1999 Kargil War.
India UntoldJan 16, 2020, 3:40 PM IST
Shershaah Of Kargil: The Story Of Indian Army Legend Captain Vikram Batra
It’s been more than 20 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. In this episode of India Untold with Sunita Iyer, let’s revisit the story of Param Vir Chakra Vikram Batra, the unbelievably courageous soldier whose actions in the battlefield transcended heroism.
IndiaDec 27, 2019, 10:52 AM IST
IAF’s Kargil hero MiG-27 to bid adieu to skies, to fly one last time 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)
IndiaOct 8, 2019, 9:15 AM IST
Forgotten Story Of Two IAF Women Warriors Of Kargil
On Air Force Day, we salute the bravery of Flight Lieutenant Gunjan Saxena and Flight Lieutenant Srividya Rajan, who were the Indian Air Force's first women aviators to fly in the Kargil War Zone in 1999.
IndiaSep 9, 2019, 7:35 PM IST
Here is why 24-year-old Captain Vikram Batra gave his life during Kargil War
From leaving Merchant Navy and joining Indian Army in 1996, here is the journey of 24-year-old Captain Vikram Batra who sacrificed his life to safeguard India from the enemies.
BollywoodAug 29, 2019, 1:45 PM IST
Janhvi Kapoor to star in Karan Johar's 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl'
Then a Flying Officer, Gunjan Saxena was the first woman combat aviator to fly into a war zone 20 years ago during Kargil War.
IndiaJul 27, 2019, 8:40 PM IST
PM Modi's Kargil tribute: Targets Pakistan, says 'some nations indulge in proxy war'
All countries must now come together to fight terrorism, said PM Modi, adding that the world now is victimised by terror and that there are nations indulging in proxy war aiming to spread terror. He attended a commemorative function of Kargil Vijay Diwas held at Indira Gandhi Stadium in New Delhi.
IndiaJul 26, 2019, 5:07 PM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Pakistan did not learn its lesson despite defeat, says Eastern Army Commander
Eastern Army commander Lt General MM Naravane stated that Pakistan did not learn its lesson while paying tribute to the soldiers who laid down their lives in the 1999 Kargil war at a solemn wreath-laying ceremony at Fort William.
IndiaJul 26, 2019, 2:48 PM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army officers remember martyrs' sacrifices at Batala
Army officers celebrated Kargil Vijay Diwas by paying tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil war at the war memorial in Batala.
IndiaJul 25, 2019, 11:34 AM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army veteran shares his battlefield experiences
20 years after the Kargil War, Army men recall the wonderful victory that India tasted in 1999 against Pakistan
IndiaJul 24, 2019, 9:23 AM IST
BSF remembers soldiers' sacrifices, felicitates Kargil martyrs’ families
BSF’s 73rd battalion is celebrating Vijay Diwas by felicitating the family members of martyrs in Amritsar.
IndiaJul 23, 2019, 4:42 PM IST
Kargil martyr Harish Paul's mother still awaits Punjab govt's promise made 20 years ago
Kargil martyr Harish Paul's mother was promised that a school would be built in her son's name, along with a library and a cemetery. But none of the promises have been fulfilled yet, and it's 20 years since the war.