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  • 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.


    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.

  • Kargil war hero joins BJP to contest West Bengal polls

    New Delhi: 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 was preparing to use nukes during Kargil war: ex-US official

    Karachi: A former top White House official has claimed that the CIA had warned the then US president Bill Clinton that Pakistan was preparing to deploy its nuclear weapons and possibly use them at the height of the 1999 Kargil war against India.

  • Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh Suhag,Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral P Murugesan and Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal Arup Raha pay homage at Amar Jawan Jyoti in New Delhi on Sunday.

    Nation remembers martyrs on Kargil victory day

    New Delhi/Drass  : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday  led an indebted nation in paying tributes to the martyrs and heroes of the 1999 Kargil war, saying it was not only fought on the border but every village and city contributed to the fight against the enemy.

  • Manohar Parrikar

    Manohar Parrikar pays tribute to Kargil martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti

    New Delhi : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday paid tribute to the Kargil war martyrs by laying a wreath at Amar Jawan Jyoti here. Army chief General Dalbir Singh, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and Navy chief Admiral R K Dhowan were also present on the occasion. The Kargil War was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place between May and July 1999 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil District and