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20 Years After Kargil


Kargil Day good news for war hero working as traffic cop: Promotion

July 27, 2019 7:42 am

Job offers have also been made to his 25-year-old son who is an unemployed post-graduate. An educational institutions chain and a multinational beverage bottling company have got in touch with Satpal Singh’s family to offer a job to his son.

Kargil Vijay Diwas images: Tributes paid to martyrs from across the nation

July 26, 2019 4:49 pm

Kargil Vijay Diwas images: Tributes poured in from across the nation on the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Friday.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: 'We had all odds against us... were not prepared'

July 26, 2019 1:22 pm

On Kargil Vijay Diwas today, celebrating 20 years of India's victory, Major Ashok Sharma (retired), then a senior major commanding independent battery in the infantry, speaks to about the various uncertainties of what was an "unprepared war".

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to soldiers, shares pictures from his 1999 visit

July 26, 2019 8:59 am

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: The war was fought between India and Pakistan between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Kashmir and along the Line of Control (LOC).

Kargil Vijay Diwas HIGHLIGHTS: Pakistan can't fight full-fledged war with India, Rajnath Singh tells Lok Sabha

July 27, 2019 9:43 pm

Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th Anniversary 26th July: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said this day reminds us of the "courage, bravery and dedication of our soldiers", as he paid tribute to the "mighty warriors". 

Tiger Hill Vir Chakra now directs traffic in a small Punjab town

July 27, 2019 8:25 am

Kargil Vijay Diwas: "May be I made a wrong decision. I did not get any weightage for my Vir Chakra. Sports persons winning medals are also given higher ranks... I killed a man who was awarded Pakistan’s highest gallantry award. Anyway, God is kind. He kept me alive," Satpal Singh said.

Soldiers who laid down their lives in Kargil are an inspiration, especially to young Indians

July 26, 2019 7:47 am

The men who never returned from the conflict lived and walked among us 20 years ago. These bravehearts were all young, most just into their 20s and yet their courage was that of veteran warriors.

On Kargil Day, IAF Chief BS Dhanoa recalls: War would have prolonged... we broke the enemy’s will

July 26, 2019 7:12 am

BS Dhanoa said, "The IAF played a decisive role in the Kargil War. The war would have been prolonged with greater losses on the Indian side had it not been for the swift action of day and night bombing by the IAF aircraft."

20 years after Kargil: 'Lived together for only 2 months... He loved his country. That’s all I know of him'

July 26, 2019 7:05 am

On July 6, 1999, Sepoy Deep Chand, a Rifleman with the 13 Jammu and Kashmir Rifles regiment, was killed by enemy sniper fire as his unit tried to capture Point 4875 in Mushkoh Valley in Kargil’s Dras sector.

20 years after Kargil: ‘Want to remember him as a responsible son, a soldier who did his job well’

July 25, 2019 7:02 am

On June 6, 1999, having made significant strides for two days, the 25-year-old Rajputana Rifles officer fell to a counter-attack. He had run out of ammunition. Hanif’s body could not be retrieved till the end of the war due to enemy firing.


Kargil Vijay Diwas images: Photos that show how India won the battle

July 26, 2019 11:05 am

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: On this day in 1999, the Indian Army successfully completed 'Operation Vijay'. The war was fought between India and Pakistan between May and July 1999 in the Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir and along the Line of Control (LOC).