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Kargil Vijay Diwas: 'Will never forget'; from PM Modi to Rajnath Singh, politicians commemorate 21 years since India-Pakistan war
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Kargil Vijay Diwas: 'Will never forget'; from PM Modi to Rajnath Singh, politicians commemorate 21 years since India-Pakistan war

The Indian Army on this day in 1999 declared an end to "Operation Vijay" and announced victory after the nearly three-month battle in the icy heights of Kargil.

Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Narendra Modi to address nation on Kargil war victory; rain fury to continue in Mumbai; day's top stories

The downpour in Mumbai revived the memories of the much greater monsoon fury the city had witnessed on 26 July, 2005 as intense spells of rain are likely to continue in the districts of Thane, Raigad and Mumbai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had said earlier on Friday.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: India celebrates historic win; Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh pay homage to war heroes
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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: India celebrates historic win; Narendra Modi, Rajnath Singh pay homage to war heroes

India commemorated 20 years of its victory over arch-rival Pakistan in the Kargil War, saluting the supreme sacrifices and valour of the fallen heroes in recapturing several mountain heights seized by Pakistani intruders in Kashmir.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: Bipin Rawat issues warning to Pakistan, says it will get a 'bloodier nose' if it chooses to go to war with India again
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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: Bipin Rawat issues warning to Pakistan, says it will get a 'bloodier nose' if it chooses to go to war with India again

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Kargil Vijay Diwas issued a stern warning to Pakistan, saying it will get a 'bloodier nose' if it chooses to go into another war with India while advising the neighbouring country of not repeating such 'misadventures'

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: Modi, Kovind tweet about India's win; Yediyurappa pays respects in Bengaluru
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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: Modi, Kovind tweet about India's win; Yediyurappa pays respects in Bengaluru

As India is observing the 20th Kargil Vijay Diwas to commemorate the victory in the Kargil War, tweets commemorating the martyrdom of soldiers who fought the war poured in on the microblogging site.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay; know why and how do we celebrate Kargil Memorial Day
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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay; know why and how do we celebrate Kargil Memorial Day

On 26 July, 2019, India is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the victory of the Indian Armed Forces in Operation Vijay against the infiltrating Pakistani troops.

20 years of Kargil war: When Pakistan occupied strategic peaks at Tololing Heights, Tiger Hill, Batra Top; all you need to know about Operation Vijay
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20 years of Kargil war: When Pakistan occupied strategic peaks at Tololing Heights, Tiger Hill, Batra Top; all you need to know about Operation Vijay

Operation Vijay is also referred to as the Kargil War of 1999, which was the name of the Indian operation to clear the Kargil area of militants and infiltrators. To honour the soldiers, 26 July is celebrated as the Kargil Vijay Diwas all over the country.

Daily Bulletin: India celebrates 20 years Kargil War victory; 3 Karnataka rebels disqualified, decision on others soon; day' stop stories
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Daily Bulletin: India celebrates 20 years Kargil War victory; 3 Karnataka rebels disqualified, decision on others soon; day' stop stories

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: India celebrates 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay today; Lok Sabha passes bill criminalising instant triple talaq; Rajya Sabha nod to RTI (Amendment) Bill, 2019; day's top stories

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: Key battle points that helped India successfully win the three-month long battle
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Kargil Vijay Diwas 2019: Key battle points that helped India successfully win the three-month long battle

As the 20th anniversary of the success of the Kargil war is being celebrated across the country, a number of events have been planned by the Army in Delhi and Dras in Jammu and Kashmir to mark the 20th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas

Uri: The Surgical Strike — Vicky Kaushal's film to re-release across Maharashtra on Kargil Vijay Diwas
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Uri: The Surgical Strike — Vicky Kaushal's film to re-release across Maharashtra on Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Maharashtra government has ordered Uri: The Surgical Strike to be showcased across 500 theatres for free in the state.

Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th anniversary: Celebrations include Delhi to Dras 'Victory Flame', T-20 cricket match in Ladakh
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Kargil Vijay Diwas 20th anniversary: Celebrations include Delhi to Dras 'Victory Flame', T-20 cricket match in Ladakh

The Kargil War will always be remembered for its strategic and tactical surprises, the self-imposed national strategy of restraint in keeping the war limited to Kargil-Siachen sectors, and the swiftly executed tri-services military strategy and plans, the army said.

Harinder Baweja on her book Kargil: The Inside Story, how unprepared India was for the war
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Harinder Baweja on her book Kargil: The Inside Story, how unprepared India was for the war

Harinder Baweja talks about writing the book as a soldier's diary, and the 'cavalier attitude' shown by India's top brass during the Kargil War

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Nation pays homage to war martyrs; army says fully prepared to take on any challenge across LoC
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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Nation pays homage to war martyrs; army says fully prepared to take on any challenge across LoC

On the 19th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, the nation on Thursday paid homage to the brave Indian soldiers who made sacrificed their lives to secure India's frontiers while fighting Pakistan's misadventure in the Kargil War of 1999.

JNU VC demands tank on campus: Imbibing patriotism through tokenism is absurd, at best a sign of paranoia
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JNU VC demands tank on campus: Imbibing patriotism through tokenism is absurd, at best a sign of paranoia

If a tank inside JNU campus can really make students more patriotic, why stop just at that? Why not use a Bofors gun, a Mirage jet fighter or a tactical nuclear weapon, if possible, mounted on a ballistic missile?

JNU may install tank on campus to instill patriotism in students, VC says as varsity observes Kargil Vijay Diwas
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JNU may install tank on campus to instill patriotism in students, VC says as varsity observes Kargil Vijay Diwas

JNU VC Jagadesh Kumar on Sunday requested union ministers to help in procuring an army tank that could be displayed at the campus to instill patriotism

On Kargil Vijay Diwas, Narendra Modi hails the sacrifices of India's courageous soldiers
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On Kargil Vijay Diwas, Narendra Modi hails the sacrifices of India's courageous soldiers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the 17th Kargil Vijay Diwas with a series of tweets on Tuesday morning

#KargilVijayDiwas: PM Modi pays tribute to 1999 Kargil war martyrs
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#KargilVijayDiwas: PM Modi pays tribute to 1999 Kargil war martyrs

On Vijay Diwas, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tributes to the Indian armed forces, and hailed their valour and sacrifices which was demonstrated in the Kargil conflict in 1999.

Won't allow another Kargil, says Army chief on 16th anniversary of war
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Won't allow another Kargil, says Army chief on 16th anniversary of war

The Indian Army will never allow a repeat of the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan, army chief General Dalbir Singh said on Saturday.

Govt committed to implement 'one rank, one pension' scheme: VK Singh
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Govt committed to implement 'one rank, one pension' scheme: VK Singh

The BJP-led government at the Centre is committed to implement the 'one rank, one pension' scheme for ex-servicemen, Minister of State for External Affairs General VK Singh said in Mumbai on Sunday.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: Jaitley promises war memorial as nation mourns martyrs
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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Jaitley promises war memorial as nation mourns martyrs

As the country celebrates the 15th anniversary of its triumph in Kargil War, the families of those killed in the conflict have come a long way.