National War Memorial(Search results - 15)
IndiaJul 26, 2020, 10:51 AM IST
Kargil Vijay Diwas: Defence minister Rajnath Singh pays tributes at National War Memorial
On July 26, 1999, the Indian Army had announced the successful culmination of "Operation Vijay", declaring victory after the nearly three-month-long battles in Kargil
IndiaJan 26, 2020, 10:33 AM IST
Republic Day 2020: PM Modi pays homage to fallen soldiers at National War Memorial near India Gate
On the occasion of Republic Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to the fallen soldiers at National War Memorial (NWM) near India Gate. This is the first time the Prime Minister of the country is laying a wreath at the NWM on the occasion of the Republic Day.
IndiaOct 8, 2019, 2:38 PM IST
Air Force Day 2019: Service chiefs pay floral tributes at National War Memorial in Delhi
The National War Memorial in New Delhi was filled with flowers after the chiefs of three services - the Indian Army, Navy and Air Force - paid floral tributes on Air Force Day. IAF was founded on October 8, 1932, and the force participated in several crucial wars and landmark missions.
IndiaOct 6, 2019, 5:19 PM IST
Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna martyred in 1990, engraved on National War Memorial
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has engraved the name of Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna on the National War Memorial in New Delhi. The decision was taken in the last week of September by the Indian Air Force. Khanna was killed in 1990 by separatist Yasin Mallik-led Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF).
IndiaSep 12, 2019, 7:31 PM IST
MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar requests to include Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna's name in National War Memorial
Squadron Leader Ravi Khanna and three other Indian Air Force personnel were killed in a terrorist attack in Kashmir on January 25, 1990. His wife Nirmal Kumari Khanna has been fighting for justice for nearly three decades now.
IndiaJun 14, 2019, 3:37 PM IST
Nation to celebrate 20th anniversary of Kargil Victory: Here's how
According to a press release by the Ministry of Defence, the celebrations in the National Capital will begin on July 14 with the illumination of a 'Victory Flame' from the National War Memorial in New Delhi
IndiaJun 1, 2019, 1:06 PM IST
In pics: Rajnath Singh visits NWM ahead of taking charge as defence minister
As the defence minister, Singh will face the challenge of strengthening the combat capabilities of the Army, Navy and the Air Force due to changing regional security matrix and geo-political dynamics
IndiaMar 4, 2019, 4:54 PM IST
Meet Yogesh Chandrahasan, the Chennai-based architect who designed National War Memorial
Yogesh recalls that the inception of the design came from the idea that martyrs are immortal. Memorials are usually a place where we mourn death, but NWM should be a place where we celebrate the life of the soldiers and pay respect to the sacrifices made by them.
IndiaFeb 25, 2019, 10:26 AM IST
National War Memorial will inspire generations for nation-building: Lt Gen Rajeshwar
The memorial pays befitting tribute to our soldiers who laid down their lives defending the nation during Indo-China War in 1962, Indo-Pak Wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971, Indian Peace Keeping Force Operations in Srilanka and in the Kargil Conflict in 1999
IndiaFeb 6, 2019, 3:48 PM IST
Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial on Feb 25: All you need to know about it
The National War Memorial was approved by the Modi government in October 2015 and had a budget of Rs 176 crore. Located at India Gate C-Hexagon, the NWM apart from having artificial lighting for evenings will also have a walking plaza and a 14 lakh litre water storage tank for rainwater harvesting.