Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: Kargil

Senior watching, Kargil hero Anuj Nayyar stuffed his bag with grenades and said ‘thoda aur’

In 'The Tiger of Drass', Meena Nayyar and Himmat Singh Shekhawat chronicle the story of Kargil hero and Maha Vir Chakra winner Capt. Anuj Nayyar.

Kargil, Leh districts join hands to push for statehood, constitutional safeguards in Ladakh

The Leh-based Apex Body of People's Movement for 6th Schedule and Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) leaders will also seek one more Lok Sabha seat and two Rajya Sabha seats for Ladakh.

‘My father is a hero’: Story of a son named Kargil, born in 1999 after dad died in the war

22-year-old Suman Suresh Kargil Chhetri was born 4 months after his father, Suresh, a sepoy in the 2 Naga Regiment, died fighting Pakistani infiltrators in the Kargil War in 1999.

Kargil Congress Councillor ‘demeaned armed forces’ but didn’t commit sedition, says J&K HC

LAHDC-K Councillor Zakir Hussain was charged with sedition and other offences under IPC in June last year for his comments on the Indian Army.

My comments were twisted, BJP supports all demands of Ladakh — J&K leader Ashok Koul’s U-turn

BJP’s J&K general secretary Ashok Koul Tuesday said the call to boycott polls to Ladakh council was ‘nonsense’. On Friday, he claimed he was misquoted.

Kargil Congress, NC declare 5 August ‘darkest day’, demand reintegration & statehood for J&K

The Congress & NC took part in an ‘all-party meeting’, to which they said BJP was invited but didn’t attend. They didn’t demand restoration of Article 370.

Muted Kargil Vijay Diwas tomorrow amid Covid, only wreath-laying events in Delhi and Drass

Usually, Kargil Viay Diwas sees major ceremonies in Kargil and other military stations, which are followed by veterans sharing their experiences from 1999.

Indian intelligence failure again? Heroism at Galwan must lead to reforms

India was napping in the 1950s when a strategic highway was built in Aksai Chin. Then again in 1999 at Kargil, and now in Ladakh.

CAG pulls up Army as soldiers in Ladakh and Siachen face shortage of snow boots, goggles

In a report tabled in Parliament Monday, CAG has also questioned the govt for ‘inordinate delay’ in setting up of the Indian National Defence University.

Mobile internet services restored in Ladakh’s Kargil district after 145 days

Internet services, which were suspended on 5 August after Article 370 was scrapped, were restored as no untoward incident took place in the past four months.

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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.