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Gopal Namjoshi unveils inspiring tribute to Kargil War heroes
New Delhi, July 21 : Using 80,000 bullet shells, internationally-acclaimed multi-dimensional artist Gopal Namjoshi on Thursday unveiled his recent most installation titled Homage to Kargil War Heroes at a mall in South Delhi.
The government stopped IAF from crossing the LoC during 1993 Kargil ...
New Delhi, Jul 20 : The Indian Air Force was ready to bomb strategic targets inside Pakistan during the 1993 Kargil war but the then NDA government, led by former PM Atal Bihari Bajpayee did not agree to the ideas, saying India will not cross the Line of Control (Loc), according to media reports on ...
Indian Army to honour martyrs on 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas
Udhampur, July 15 : The Army is preparing extensively to honour the martyrs of the Kargil War of 1999 in a series of solemn ceremonies this year, a government release stated.
Army personnel perform Yoga in world's highest battlefield Siachen
Siachen (Jammu and Kashmir), June 21 : The second International Day of Yoga was celebrated by Army's Fire and Fury Corps today at the Siachen Glacier, along with several other high-altitude forward locations in Leh and Kargil.
Yoga Day celebrated at Siachen Glacier
Udhampur, June 21 : World Yoga Day was celebrated by Army's Fire and Fury Corps on Tuesday at Siachen Glacier, Leh, Kargil and other forward locations along the borders.
BJP's Kargil War veteran pads up for Bengal poll battle
Kolkata, April 10 : The battlegrounds may have shifted from the harsh terrain of Kargil to the coal belt of West Bengal's Asansol, but for BJP candidate Col.(retd.) Diptansu Chaudhury contesting the assembly polls is another way to serve the nation.
Army chief pays tribute to solider killed in Kargil avalanche
New Delhi, March 22 : The Indian Army chief, General Dalbir Singh on Tuesday paid homage to Sepoy Vijay Kumar K. who lost his life in an avalanche in the Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir last week.
Kargil martyr accorded military honours in wreath laying ceremony at ...
Srinagar, Mar. 22 : Sepoy Vijay Kumar K, the soldier who was martyred during an avalanche in Biamah area of Kargil sector on March 17, was accorded full military honours in a solemn wreath laying ceremony held in Leh in the early hours of Tuesday during which the Army paid its homage.
Body of Kargil avalanche victim flown to Delhi
Jammu, March 22 : The mortal remains of an army soldier killed by Kargil avalanche were Tuesday flown from Leh town to New Delhi, an official said.
Mortal remains of soldier buried under snow in Kargil recovered
New Delhi, Mar 20 : The Indian government on Sunday said rescue teams of the Army on the third day of a gruelling search operation, managed to recover the mortal remains of Sepoy Vijay Kumar K from under twelve feet of snow.
Soldier's body recovered from under snow in Kargil
Jammu, March 20 : The body of an army soldier buried under an avalanche was recovered on Sunday in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Kargil avalanche: Mortal remains of missing soldier recovered
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar. 20 : Following two days of gruelling search operations, Indian Army rescue teams on Sunday recovered the mortal remains of Sepoy Vijay Kumar from under twelve feet of snow, after he was swept away in the avalanche on an Army post in Kargil while on surveillance ...
Kargil avalanche: Search ops intensify for missing soldier, rescued ...
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar.19 : Following the avalanche which hit an Army Post located at an altitude of 17500 feet in Kargil Sector of Jammu and Kashmir, search operations on Sunday intensified for the missing soldier, while the rescued personnel's condition is now stable.
Avalanche hits Army post in Kargil, one soldier missing
New Delhi, Mar 20 : A month after the deadly Siachen avalanche, another soldier has gone missing following an avalanche that hit an Army Post in Kargil sector of Jammu and Kashmir, media reports said.
Soldier missing after avalanche hits army post in Kargil sector
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Mar.19 : One soldier has been missing after a natural avalanche triggered by a mild earthquake hit an Army Post located at an altitude of 17500 feet in Kargil Sector of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.
Soldier missing after avalanche hits army post in Kargil
Jammu, March 19 : A soldier is missing after an avalanche hit an army post on Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil on Thursday and search operations are on, an army official said.
Kargil war hero joins BJP, to contest West Bengal polls
New Delhi, March 18 : Kargil war hero Colonel Diptanshu Choudhry on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will contest the West Bengal assembly election from Asansol South constituency.
Pak shouldn't play under martyr memorial's shadow: N.K. Kalia
Dharamshala, Mar. 9 : N.K. Kalia, the father of Kargil war hero Capt. Saurabh Kalia, on Wednesday said that his only concern was that the Pakistan cricket team should not play under the shadow of the Dharamsala War Memorial, which is close to the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association stadium.
Nawaz Sharif's remark on Kargil confirms truth: Vikas Swarup
New Delhi, Feb 18 : In response to Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's comment that the Kargil venture by his country's troops in 1999 was a back stab for the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the two neighbouring nations were engaged in a peace process, India on Thursday said the ...
Sharif's remarks on Kargil war only 'confirmation of truth': MEA
New Delhi, Feb.18 : India on Thursday said that Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's reported comments on Kargil war was only confirmation of the truth.
At minus 15 degrees, Kargil coldest town in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 11 : At a bone-chilling minus 15.2 degrees Celsius, Kargil was the coldest town in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday.
At minus 15 degrees Kargil coldest town in J and K
Srinagar, Jan 11 : At a bone-chilling minus 15.2 degrees Celsius on Monday, Kargil town in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region was the coldest as the local Met Office said the weather would remain dry in the state during the next 24 hours to Tuesday morning.
Minimum temperatures improve in J and K's plains, Kargil coldest
Srinagar, Jan 9 : Night temperatures improved in the lower reaches of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, even as the mercury plunged below the freezing point in the higher reaches despite Friday's scattered rains and snowfall at few places in the state.
Kargil shivers at minus 15 degrees Celsius
Srinagar, Jan 1 : At minus 15 degrees Celsius, Jammu and Kashmir's Kargil town recorded the lowest night temperature in the state on Friday, the Met Office said.