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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Celebrating India’s victory against Pakistan
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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Celebrating India’s victory against Pakistan

The Indian Army defeated Pakistan in the conflict on 26 July, 1999. Since then, the day is commemorated as Kargil Vijay Diwas to celebrate the pride and courage of the Indian armed forces

India to set up joint theatre commands of tri-services to enhance coordination among armed forces: Rajnath Singh
India

India to set up joint theatre commands of tri-services to enhance coordination among armed forces: Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said India is moving quickly from being the world's largest importer of defence equipment to an exporter

Kargil: Buddhists stage massive protest after Muslim clerics obstruct renovation of monastery
India

Kargil: Buddhists stage massive protest after Muslim clerics obstruct renovation of monastery

The Buddhist minorities in Kargil have been raising voices against the Muslim majority who have been opposing the reconstruction work of an ancient Gompa

Jammu and Kashmir: 8 feared dead after taxi-van skids off road, falls into gorge at Zojila Pass
India

Jammu and Kashmir: 8 feared dead after taxi-van skids off road, falls into gorge at Zojila Pass

The taxi-van was enroute Kargil from Srinagar when it skidded off and fell into a deep gorge at Zojila Pass, which is at an altitude of about 3,400 metres

Putin’s Ukraine war: Early military lessons for India from the Russian invasion
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Putin’s Ukraine war: Early military lessons for India from the Russian invasion

The Russo-Ukrainian war is entering a decisive and critical phase. The popular view which is emerging is that Putin and the Russian Army might win the battle but lose the war

Avalanches, Indian Army’s big enemy: What it does to protect our soliders
India

Avalanches, Indian Army’s big enemy: What it does to protect our soliders

Bodies of seven Indian Army soldiers were found two days after they went missing in Arunachal Pradesh's Kameng sector. The area had been witnessing heavy snowfall for the last few days

230-km-long Kargil-Zanskar national highway to become an all-weather road
India

230-km-long Kargil-Zanskar national highway to become an all-weather road

This is the second consecutive year that the Kargil-Zanskar highway has been operational during the winter season. It will be the shortest route to Kargil via Manali, Darcha and Padum areas, officials said

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

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

The Leh-based Apex Body of People's Movement for 6th Schedule and Kargil Democratic Alliance leaders also said they have reached on a consensus to seek one more Lok Sabha seat and two Rajya Sabha seats from the region

Shershah, Navrasa, Cruella, CODA: What's streaming on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV+ in August
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Shershah, Navrasa, Cruella, CODA: What's streaming on Amazon Prime, Netflix, Disney+ Hotstar, Apple TV+ in August

Other key titles in August include Bhuj: The Pride of India on Disney+ Hotstar Multiplex, Comedy Premium League on Netflix India, and Modern Love Season 2 on Amazon Prime Video.

Israel embassy blast: Delhi court grants bail to four arrested from Ladakh, say sources
India

Israel embassy blast: Delhi court grants bail to four arrested from Ladakh, say sources

A low-intensity IED blast had taken place near the embassy at APJ Abdul Kalam Road on 29 January around 5 pm, slightly damaging a few cars

Rajnath Singh begins three-day visit to Ladakh amid stalemate in disengagement process with China
India

Rajnath Singh begins three-day visit to Ladakh amid stalemate in disengagement process with China

The disengagement process in some friction points including Hot Springs, Gogra and Depsang is deadlocked as China is reluctant to withdraw its troops from these areas

With Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Janhvi Kapoor finally takes the flight she has longed for
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With Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, Janhvi Kapoor finally takes the flight she has longed for

Like Gunjan Saxena, Janhvi Kapoor has had battles to fight of her own. But she has combated the allegations of nepotism with quiet, dignified determination.

For Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Sharan Sharma, why the making of Gunjan Saxena felt personal
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For Janhvi Kapoor, Pankaj Tripathi and Sharan Sharma, why the making of Gunjan Saxena felt personal

In a conversation with Firstpost on Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, director Sharan Sharma, Janhvi Kapoor and Pankaj Tripathi open up about trials of telling a true story, the debate surrounding the trailer, and more

Rajnath Singh says Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism, infrastructure 'across the border' won't be safe haven for terrorists
India

Rajnath Singh says Balakot airstrikes sent out clear message on terrorism, infrastructure 'across the border' won't be safe haven for terrorists

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the Balakot airstrikes had sent out a clear message that infrastructure across the border could not be used as safe havens for terrorists.

Shershaah first look posters unveiled on Sidharth Malhotra's 35th birthday by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions
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Shershaah first look posters unveiled on Sidharth Malhotra's 35th birthday by Karan Johar's Dharma Productions

In the Shershaah posters, Sidharth Malhotra is seen as Captain Vikram Batra in combat mod,e guarding his post and leading his troops to battle.

Kashmir situation violates human rights, says US Congresswoman Debbie Dingell; urges India to end curbs on internet, mass detention
India

Kashmir situation violates human rights, says US Congresswoman Debbie Dingell; urges India to end curbs on internet, mass detention

In the past several weeks, more than half a dozen US lawmakers have come out in support of India's position on Kashmir. Almost all of them have spoken on the floor of the House of Representatives.

160 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019, but 102 Pakistan-origin ultras still active in state; overall decrease in terror incidents, say police
India

160 terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir in 2019, but 102 Pakistan-origin ultras still active in state; overall decrease in terror incidents, say police

As many as 160 terrorists were killed in Jammu and Kashmir this year, while 250 ultras, including 102 of Pakistani origin, were active in the Valley, DGP Dilbag Singh said, noting that terror incidents have decreased

Mobile internet services restored in Ladakh's Kargil district; restoration comes 145 days after suspension
India

Mobile internet services restored in Ladakh's Kargil district; restoration comes 145 days after suspension

Mobile Internet services were restored in Kargil district of Ladakh on Friday after remaining suspended for 145 days in the wake of the Centre abrogating provisions of Article 370 of the Constitution, officials said.

Sidharth Malhotra calls Shershaah 'a passion project,' says he would've produced Vikram Batra biopic if he could
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Sidharth Malhotra calls Shershaah 'a passion project,' says he would've produced Vikram Batra biopic if he could

Sidharth Malhotra, who will next be seen playing Kargil war hero Captain Vikram Batra in Shershaah, says that he would have financed the project had he had the means to do to.

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in Jammu and Kashmir 'disturbed' under AFSPA
India

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in Jammu and Kashmir 'disturbed' under AFSPA

The Central Government has bestowed on itself the authority to declare any area in the newly-created Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh as "disturbed" under the controversial AFSPA, which gives sweeping powers to security forces to act against any suspect