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Kargil war martyr's mother resigns from AAP
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), Dec. 30 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Kamal Kanta Batra, who is the mother of the Kargil war martyr Captain Vikram Batra, on Tuesday cited organisational weakness as the reason behind her decision to quit the party.
Vajpayee tenure blemishless; Kargil, Gujarat riots not a blot: Advani
New Delhi, Dec 24 : As the government named Atal Bihari Vajpayee for the Bharat Ratna, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani Wednesday said the former prime minister's tenure at the helm was "blemishless" and he did not think the 1999 Kargil conflict and the 2002 Gujarat riots could be considered negative ...
Recollections of a Communicator: Pakistan will never live down its ...
By I. Ramamohan Rao, New Delhi, Dec.13 : It was surprising to hear General Pervez Musharraf saying that the intrusion by the Pakistan Army in Kargil in 1999 was in response to India's role in the 1971 war which resulted in the creation of Bangladesh out of what was then East Pakistan.
12 states to set up solar parks, ultra mega solar projects: Goyal
New Delhi, Nov 27 : Twelve states have agreed to set up of solar power parks and ultra mega solar projects totalling 22,100 MW capacity, including a 7,500 MW park to be set up in Leh and Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir, Power Minister Piyush Goyal told parliament said Thursday.
Minimum temperature drops to season's lowest in Srinagar
Srinagar, No Nov 12 : The minimum temperature Wednesday dropped to 1.4 degrees Celsius in Srinagar, the lowest reading so far this season, while it dropped several notches below the freezing point in Kargil and Leh towns of the Ladakh region.
Whispers from the Verges of Kargil mountains !
By Gizala Shabnam, Kargil, November 7 : The drive is picture perfect, the smooth tarred road curving between the gentle Indus River on one side and the stark brown mountains dotted with apricot trees laden with scrumptious fruit on the other. It brings life to the term "heaven on earth". With the ...
Government approves 28 road projects in Ladakh
New Delhi, Sept.10 : Union Minister for Rural Development, Sanitation, Drinking Water and Panchayat Raj Nitin Gadkari today approved 28 rural road projects worth Rs.438 crores for building roads in Leh and Kargil Districts of Ladakh under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna (PMGSY).
Gadkari approves 28 road projects in Leh and Kargil
New Delhi, Sep 10 : Union Minister for Rural Development, Sanitation, Drinking Water and Panchayat Raj Nitin Gadkari Wednesday approved 28 projects worth Rs.438 crore for building rural roads in Leh and Kargil districts in Ladakh.
Withering Hopes of getting adequate pension
By Gizala Shabnam, Kargil, August 27 Huddled near the 'thup' (traditional hearth) in a dimly lit room, sixty-three year old Tashi Palmo eyes the stranger in her house with a mixed expression.
The difficult task of finding friends and foes in West Asia
By Saeed Naqvi: It is widely known that New Delhi tilts towards Israel in its dealings with West Asia, particularly since the 1999 Kargil war when the Jewish state provided the ammunition required for India's field guns. Other mutual interests have since multiplied.
Modi takes up unemployment and connectivity issue in Kargil
Kargil, Aug. 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while addressing the gathering in Kargil, called for concerted efforts to ensure connectivity of the region to other parts of the country. He also assured the people that steps would be taken to solve the problem of unemployment.
PM Modi inaugurates Chutak hydro electric project in Kargil
Kargil, (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug. 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Chutak hydro electric project in Kargil today.
PM Modi inaugurates Leh-Kargil-Srinagar power transmission line
Leh, (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug. 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Leh-Kargil-Srinagar power transmission line and an NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) project on his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir today.
PM's visit to Leh, Kargil historic: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
New Delhi, Aug. 12 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today termed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Leh and Kargil as "historic".
Solution to border states' problems is development: Narendra Modi
Kargil (Jammu and Kashmir), Aug 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his solution to the problems faced by border states like Jammu and Kashmir and the north east is development.
Modi recalls Kargil war during Ladakh visit
Leh, Aug 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday recalled the Kargil war during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region.
PM to dedicate Ladakh hydropower projects to nation
New Delhi, Aug 5 : Prime MInister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation two hydroelectric projects and a transmission line in Leh and Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir this month, Power Minister Piyush Goyal announced here Tuesday.
Leaders pay homage to Kargil martyrs
New Delhi, July 26 : The 15th anniversary of the Kargil war victory was observed Saturday, with leaders paying homage to the martyrs, and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley promising a "huge" war memorial.
Modi, Jaitley pay tribute to martyrs on Kargil Vijay Divas
New Delhi, July 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Arun Jaitley today paid tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil war at the Amar Jawan Jyoti at India gate.
President pays homage to Kargil war martyrs
New Delhi, July 26 : President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday paid homage to the Kargil war martyrs on the occasion of the 15th Vijay Diwas (Victory Day).
PM salutes Kargil War heroes
New Delhi, July 26 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday remembered the "indomitable courage" of the Kargil war martyrs on the 15th Vijay Diwas (Victory Day).
Army chief pays tributes to Kargil War martyrs
Srinagar, July 25 : Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Friday paid tributes to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil War in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on the occasion of 15th Vijay Diwas.
Army chief pays tribute to Kargil war martyrs
Jammu, July 25 : Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh Friday paid tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil war in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region on the occasion of 15th Vijay Diwas.
Army chief to pay tribute to Kargil war martyrs
Jammu, July 24 : Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh will Friday pay tribute to the martyrs of 1999 Kargil war in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region.
Two shades of healthcare in Kargil town
By Gizala Shabnam, Kargil (Jammu and Kashmir), July 19, : A giant hoarding frames the quintessential picture of India's polio campaign: an infant being administered polio drops. Another hoarding facing it has a cheerful sketch of a mother and a new born, depicting the activities of community health ...
Why keep Kargil in dark?
By Zakir Hussain Zaki, Kargil, June 29 : "Dyar-e-ishq mein apna maqaam paida kar, Naya zamana nayi subh-o-shaam paida kar", these lines by famous Urdu poet and philosopher Allama Iqbal, inspires one to build a new world with renewed hope. It urges a call to action towards a world lit up by love and ...
Modi solicits votes in name of Kargil 'martyrs': Sonia
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 4 : BJP leader Narendra Modi is seeking to make political gains by soliciting support for his party in the name of Kargil heroes, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Sunday.
Modi used 'martyrs' for political gains: Sonia
Kullu, May 4 : BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is seeking to make political gains by soliciting support for his party in the name of Kargil heroes, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Sunday.
Hajia Marzia - a political inspiration from Kargil
By Azra Khatoon, Kargil, May 1 : Smriti Irani, a famous face fighting the current Lok Sabha elections from Amethi, has hogged the limelight for challenging Rahul Gandhi, considered to be the undisputed winner from this constituency.
Martyr's family apathetic to use of Kargil heros' names
Palampur (Himachal Pradesh), April 30 : A day after BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi stirred up emotions in Himachal Pradesh by referring to Kargil hero Captain Vikram Batra, a martyr's family based here is completely apathetic towards political parties.