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  • Captain Naveen Nagappa remembers Capt Vikram Batra and Kargil war

    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)

  • Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi pays tribute to Kargil War heroes on Vijay Diwas

    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

  • If I turn back shoot me A review of Captain Vijyant Thapars biography

    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’.

  • vajpayee bus diplomacy india pakistan lahore kargil war 1999

    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.

  • shershaah kargil first look captain vikram batra biopic sidharth malhotra

    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.

  • IAF's Kargil hero MiG-27 to bid adieu to skies, to fly one last time today

    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)

  • Forgotten Story Of Two IAF Women Warriors Of Kargil

    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.

  • Here is why 24-year-old Captain Vikram Batra gave his life to safeguard India during Kargil War

    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.

  • Janhvi Kapoor to star in Karan Johar's 'Gunjan Saxena - The Kargil Girl'

    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.

  • PM Modi's Kargil address: ' Over one lakh soldiers' sacrifices will never be forgotten

    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.

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas Pakistan did not learn its lesson despite defeat says Eastern Army Commander

    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.


     
     

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Army officers remember martyrs' sacrifices at Batala

    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.

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas Army veteran shares his battlefield experiences

    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

  • BSF remembers soldiers' sacrifices, felicitates Kargil martyrs' families

    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.

  • Kargil martyr Harish Paul's mother still awaits Punjab govt's promise made 20 years ago

    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.