Free Press Journal
  • Bhopal: Rich tributes paid to Kargil heroes

    Bhopal: There is no military solution to Kashmir issue, it can only be resolved politically said defence personnel during an event organised to pay tributes to the martyrs on the occasion of 19Th Kargil Vijay Diwas here on Thursday.

  • On This Day in History! July 26, 1999 – India and Pakistan’s Kargil war comes to an end; operation Vijay becomes successful

    On this day, July 26, in the year 1999, the Kargil War between India and Pakistan came to an end. The war ended after Indian soldiers completely evicted Pakistani intruders from Indian Territory. The war was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May to July, 1999. The war took place at Kargil district of Kashmir and other places along the Line of Control (LOC). The Kargil war

  • REVEALED: Kiara Advani joins Sidharth Malhotra starrer Vikram Batra biopic

    Few months ago, we had reported that Sidharth Malhotra has been roped in to essay the protagonist in the Vikram Batra biopic. Earlier in the year, we already saw Sidharth playing the role of an army officer in Aiyaary. Now, yet again he will play a similar role, albeit inspired by real life events and people. And the latest update on that front is that Kiara Advani has come on board to play

  • On This Day in History: July 4, 1999 – Indian Army hoists tricolour on Tiger Hill after recapturing it from Pakistan

    On this day, July 4, in the year 1999, Indian Army recaptured Tiger Hill from Pakistani Army during Kargil war of 1999. The Tiger Hill is situated in Kargil area of Jammu and Kashmir. The Tiger Hill battle started in the fourth week of May 1999 and ended with the Indian Army’s victory on July 4.  The battle resulted in death of 38 Indian soldiers, while 92 were killed on the Pakistani

  • Bhayandar, Mira Road, Retired Kargil war soldier, Officer, Kargil war, builder, fraud

    Bhayandar: Retired Kargil war soldier duped by builder

    Bhayandar: A retired army man who was also the member of a contingent in the Kargil war between India and Pakistan in 1999 has turned out to be one of the 12 victims who has been cheated by a builder to the tune of Rs 8 lakh under the false promise of offering a flat in Mira Road.

  • Musharraf considered using nukes against India after 2001 Parliament attack

    Dubai: Pakistan’s former military dictator Gen Pervez Musharraf says he mulled the use of nuclear weapons against India amid tensions following the 2001 terror attack on the Indian Parliament, but decided against doing so out of fear of retaliation, according to a media report.

  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Remembering the Unsung Heroes

    The legacy of Kargil heroes is as vast and varied as India itself. On July 26, 1999, the Indian Armed Forces won a gritty and decisive war against Pakistan. In the ferocious battle, many brave young soldiers laid down their lives defending their nation on the inhospitable battlefield of Kargil.

  • Defence Ministry to spend Rs 24, 000 crore on new construction technologies

    New Delhi: Defence Ministry is going to push the usage of new construction technologies in a big way and a very large chunk of its total allocations for housing and other military infrastructure projects of Rs. 24, 000 crore would be used for adoption of pre cast and pre engineered structures, Major General Sanjeev Jain, Director General, Directorate General of Married Accommodation Project (DGMAP), Military Engineering Service (MES) said.

  • It’s advantage Narendra Modi, post surgical strikes

    During the Kargil conflict in 1999, India did not cross the Line of Control (LoC). If it has behaved differently this time, the reason is that Pakistan’s reputation has nosedived in the last decade and a half.

  • ‘Surgical strikes’ will reap Modi rich political benefits

    During the Kargil conflict in 1999, India did not cross the Line of Control (LoC). If it has behaved differently this time, the reason is that Pakistan’s reputation has nosedived in the last decade and a half.

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    Stable, united Pakistan: India’s answer?

    In a week that has been dominated by concern, if not rage, over India’s relationship with a truculent Pakistan, I am reminded of a telephone conversation I had with a retired chief of Pakistan’s infamous Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).

  • Kargil martyr’s mother, widow battle over sharing compensation

    Kendrapara : The mother and widow of a soldier who had laid down his life in the Kargil War are entangled in an intriguing legal battle for the past 17 years over sharing the monetary compensation. Lance Naik Sachidananda Mallick had fought for the country in Kargil War and laid down his life on June 28, 1999, district officials said, quoting records.