Kargil War

Kargil War was a conflict between India and Pakistan that took place in Kargil district of Kashmir and areas alongside LOC between May and July of 1999. It began when Pakistani troops and terrorists entered into Indian territories. The name given to the operation was Operation Vijay.

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Gunjan Saxena's batchmate says Karan Johar's Dharma Productions distorted facts

18 Aug 2020

Gunjan Saxena's batchmate says Karan Johar's Dharma Productions distorted facts

Retired Flight Lieutenant Sreevidya Rajan has accused the makers of Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, a biopic on former Indian Air Force officer Gunjan Saxena, of distorting facts and portraying the IAF in a negative light.

'Gunjan Saxena': IAF writes to Censor Board over negative portrayal

13 Aug 2020

'Gunjan Saxena': IAF writes to Censor Board over negative portrayal

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has written to film certification body Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), thereby objecting to its alleged negative portrayal in the biographical film Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl.

'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much

01 Aug 2020

'Gunjan Saxena': Inspiring trailer, Janhvi Kapoor not so much

The trailer of Janhvi Kapoor-starrer biopic Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is out, and it does not look half bad.

#MannKiBaat: Coronavirus still as lethal as before, says Modi

26 Jul 2020

#MannKiBaat: Coronavirus still as lethal as before, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hosted the 67th episode of his radio show 'Mann Ki Baat'.

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

09 Jun 2020

Janhvi Kapoor's 'Gunjan Saxena' to release directly on Netflix

After Gulabo Sitabo and Shakuntala Devi, Janhvi Kapoor-starrerGunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl has become the latest Bollywood movie to release directly on an OTT platform, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.

On his birthday, Sidharth Malhotra shares first look of 'Shershaah'

16 Jan 2020

On his birthday, Sidharth Malhotra shares first look of 'Shershaah'

As he turned a year older, Bollywood heartthrob Sidharth Malhotra came up with a special surprise for his fans by sharing the first look posters of his passion project Shershaah.

IAF's MiG-27 decommissioned: Revisiting the legacy of the fighter jet

27 Dec 2019

IAF's MiG-27 decommissioned: Revisiting the legacy of the fighter jet

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Friday bid adieu to the MiG-27 fighter aircraft as the jet's squadron took its last sortie in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes on Vajpayee's birth anniversary

25 Dec 2019

President Kovind, PM Modi pay tributes on Vajpayee's birth anniversary

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday paid tributes to India's former PM, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, on his 95th birth anniversary.

First Chief of Defence Staff to be announced next month

19 Nov 2019

First Chief of Defence Staff to be announced next month

By next month, India could be looking at its first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), a single-point military adviser to the government.

Assam: Jawans, dropped from NRC, remind "they fight enemies"

03 Sep 2019

Assam: Jawans, dropped from NRC, remind "they fight enemies"

The final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) has left a trail of heartbreak in Assam.

Abhinandan Varthaman flies with IAF Chief: Details here

02 Sep 2019

Abhinandan Varthaman flies with IAF Chief: Details here

Wing commander Abhinandan Varthaman, who brought down an F-16 of Pakistan in February, flew with IAF Chief BS Dhanoa from the Pathankot airbase for some 30 minutes on Monday.

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

15 Aug 2019

Environment, population control and more: Decoding PM Modi's I-Day speech

Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered his customary Independence Day speech on Thursday from Delhi's Red Fort.

#HappyBirthdaySridevi: Janhvi pens an emotional note, says "I love you"

13 Aug 2019

#HappyBirthdaySridevi: Janhvi pens an emotional note, says "I love you"

It's veteran actress Sridevi's 56th birth anniversary today, and daughter Janhvi Kapoor penned a heartfelt note dedicated to her late mother.

Robert Vadra posts video of cow that 'predicts the future'

28 Jul 2019

Robert Vadra posts video of cow that 'predicts the future'

Early on Sunday morning, businessman Robert Vadra shared a video of a cow that "predicts the future."

#KargilVijayDiwas: Modi shares pictures from 1999, pays tributes to soldiers

26 Jul 2019

#KargilVijayDiwas: Modi shares pictures from 1999, pays tributes to soldiers

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tributes to soldiers who defended India during the 1999 Kargil War.

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

25 Jul 2019

This IIM graduate wants to help Kargil students crack CAT

Muzamil Anwar (28), a graduate from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, is planning to approach the government of Jammu and Kashmir with his proposal to establish an institute which would help coach students in Kargil for the Common Admission Test.

Janhvi looks like Sridevi's carbon copy in this latest picture

09 Jul 2019

Janhvi looks like Sridevi's carbon copy in this latest picture

Janhvi Kapoor is often said to be a replica of her mother Sridevi.

20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill operation

24 Jun 2019

20 years of Kargil war: IAF recreates Tiger Hill operation

20 years ago, the valiant Indian forces fought Pakistanis to reclaim our territories which were captured. Yes, we are talking about the 1999 Kargil War, which once again proved the valor of Indian officers.

Will Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman be able to fly again?

03 Mar 2019

Will Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman be able to fly again?

The week gone by has been tumultuous for the nation. The capture of Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman and his release on Friday evoked million of emotions among countrymen.

Gunjan Saxena biopic: Sridevi's onscreen daughter is now Janhvi's co-star

01 Mar 2019

Gunjan Saxena biopic: Sridevi's onscreen daughter is now Janhvi's co-star

Last year, Janhvi Kapoor won over everyone with her debut film Dhadak opposite Ishaan Khatter.

Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan

17 Aug 2018

Better Indo-Pak relations will honor Vajpayee's legacy: Imran Khan

Pakistan new Prime Minister Imran Khan said that peace between India and Pakistan was the best way to honor deceased former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's legacy.

#RIPAtalJi: Without you, India won't ever be the same

16 Aug 2018

#RIPAtalJi: Without you, India won't ever be the same

Although former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee breathed his last today, he has left India with a legacy that is nigh immortal.

Sidharth Malthotra breaks silence on dating Kiara Advani

09 Aug 2018

Sidharth Malthotra breaks silence on dating Kiara Advani

Sidharth Malhotra has quashed rumors that he's dating Kiara Advani and said he is too busy with work right now.

#KargilVijayDiwas: Captain Vikram Batra's father recalls his son's exemplary feat

26 Jul 2018

#KargilVijayDiwas: Captain Vikram Batra's father recalls his son's exemplary feat

Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra's father, GL Batra, recalled his son's bravery and patriotism and said he felt proud to be the father of a Param Vir Chakra recipient.

#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

26 Jul 2018

#DoseOfPatriotism: 5 Bollywood films which accurately depict the Kargil War

The Kargil war or the 1999 Indo-Pak war is an unforgettable event in our country's history.

19 years later, Kargil martyr's son proudly joins father's battalion

11 Jun 2018

19 years later, Kargil martyr's son proudly joins father's battalion

On June 12, 1999, Lance Naik Bachan Singh gave his life fighting against Pakistan at Tololing in Kargil.

Arun Jaitley to inaugurate made-in-India helicopters' production line

24 Aug 2017

Arun Jaitley to inaugurate made-in-India helicopters' production line

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley would reportedly inaugurate a production line of Light Combat Helicopters (LCHs) developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Indian Air Force and Army on 26 August.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

26 Jul 2017

Kargil Vijay Diwas: The conflict, the victory and the lessons

India's military victory against Pakistan in the Kargil conflict in 1999 is celebrated on July 26.

NavIC, India now has its very own GPS

29 May 2017

NavIC, India now has its very own GPS

In modern world, one is never lost; thanks to Global Positioning System (GPS), which lets you track location with the help of internet connectivity.

India is a 'victim of terror': Donald Trump

22 May 2017

India is a 'victim of terror': Donald Trump

Speaking at the Arab-Islamic US Summit at Riyadh recently, President Trump named India, along with nations in Africa and Europe as one of the victims of terrorism, having "endured unspeakable horror".

Blame Pakistan for worsening Indo-Pak ties: US Intelligence

12 May 2017

Blame Pakistan for worsening Indo-Pak ties: US Intelligence

The US intelligence community on Thursday called out Pakistan for supporting anti-India militants, leading to deteriorating ties with India. The observation was made in the "Worldwide Threat Assessment of the US Intelligence Community" annual report.

New doctrine would facilitate Army, Navy, IAF co-ordination: Defence Ministry

24 Apr 2017

New doctrine would facilitate Army, Navy, IAF co-ordination: Defence Ministry

The Union Defence Ministry is set to formally release India's Joint Defence Doctrine this week.

Didn't know Gurmehar when I tweeted: Randeep Hooda

09 Mar 2017

Didn't know Gurmehar when I tweeted: Randeep Hooda

Randeep Hooda clarified his tweet in response to Gurmehar Kaur wasn't intended to be sexist or misogynistic, and that he should have been "more careful".

INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier, all set to retire

06 Mar 2017

INS Viraat, world's oldest aircraft carrier, all set to retire

A ceremony will be held in Mumbai on March 6 for decommission of INS Viraat, the world's oldest aircraft carrier in service, after 30 years with the Indian Navy.

Gurmehar Kaur trolled over fake video of drunk woman

04 Mar 2017

Gurmehar Kaur trolled over fake video of drunk woman

Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur was once again trolled after a video was circulated on social media showing a young woman singing and dancing in a car.

Gurmehar Kaur deletes her Facebook account

03 Mar 2017

Gurmehar Kaur deletes her Facebook account

Gurmehar Kaur, a student of Delhi University who shot to fame last week for her retaliation against ABVP, has deleted her Facebook account.

INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement

21 Feb 2017

INS Viraat may be sold as scrap after retirement

Indian Navy's INS Viraat, set to retire on March 6, could be sold as scrap, as a proposal to convert it into a museum remains in limbo.

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

03 Jan 2017

SB Deo now vice-chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal SB Deo on Monday took over from Air Marshal BS Dhanoa as vice-chief of Air Staff.

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

01 Jan 2017

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi to lead Eastern Command

Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi stated that he would continue leading the Army's Eastern Command with "full professional sincerity" and had no intention of resigning.

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

31 Dec 2016

Bipin Rawat, Birender Dhanoa appointed as Army and AirForce chief

Lt General Bipin Rawat was appointed the 26th Army Chief of India replacing General Dalbir Singh Suhag.