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Kargil War
India  /  Published 13.06.20

In Ladakh, Kargil echo and variance

The reported deep incursion by the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) into eastern Ladakh — now the trigger for growing concern over a full-blown military confrontation — has eerie and uneas...
By Sankarshan Thakur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 23.02.20

Veer Chakra Memorial Football Tournament kicks off

The 16th Capt Jintu Gogoi, Veer Chakra Memorial Football Tournament organised by the army’s Dao division under Operation Sadbhavna, as a mark of tribute to Kargil martyr Capt. Jintu Gogoi, kickstart...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh

Opinion  /  Published 12.01.20

New post to transform defence management

The government has finally taken the decision to transform the higher defence management by appointing a chief of defence staff. For his empowerment, it has taken the momentous step of creating the de...
By Gyan Bhushan in

India  /  Published 30.08.19

Gunjan Saxena: Kargil's only woman warrior

The Cheetahs carry out reconnaissance of enemy territory, bringing information about suspected enemy location for the artillery gunners and fighter pilots, besides dropping food, medicines and other s...
By Rachna Bisht Rawat in

India  /  Published 26.07.19

Amarinder promotes Kargil war hero cop

Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday promoted a Kargil war hero and former Indian Army soldier who had been working as a traffic constable after retirement.After a newspaper reporte...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: The battle for Tiger Hill

It’s 120 minutes to zero hour. Weather permitting, the assault on Tiger Hill is on. It has been fine so far but now it is getting cloudy and windy. The chill factor is climbing.This is the action st...
By Sujan Dutta in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: War-time price for 3kg of rice

Rubaiya delivered today. At 11 am, in a friend’s home at Gundmongolpore, a hamlet in Trespone, Rubaiya achieved what her family thought was impossible.Three days ago, the woman in her early 20s left...
By Sujan Dutta in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: At Drass, courage under fire

A senior army officer’s rage and expertise in ballistics has pitted the Indian Army here in the fiercest battle since Operation Vijay was launched. The assault on Phealong Peak, a rocky massif that ...
By Sujan Dutta in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: Climber, Crawler, Soldier, Spy

When he slipped off his snowboots, the captain revealed feet that had gone puce, scraped away by the cold. His soles were blistered and peeling and he had sprained his ankles and hipbone. He could bar...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

India  /  Published 20.07.19

Kargil 1999: The Captain and the Enemy

Here is a little glimpse into the man we describe by that disliked anonymous noun called The Enemy: Captain Imtiaz Malik of the Pakistan Army’s 165th Mortar Regiment. Captain Imtiaz perished in the ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in


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