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Jaishankar is moving in the right direction: New India needs assertive diplomacy
India

Jaishankar is moving in the right direction: New India needs assertive diplomacy

The Modi government’s pro-active diplomacy is an attempt to search for India’s rightful place among the comity of nations. And this endeavour is not against any country. More so the democratic West, with which India shares common interests and destinies

Watch: Rajnath Singh flies in LCH, new 'Prachand' addition to IAF arsenal
India

Watch: Rajnath Singh flies in LCH, new 'Prachand' addition to IAF arsenal

The induction of the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) manufactured by the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) into the Indian Air Force (IAF) is expected to strengthen India's air and border security. The IAF and the Indian Army were waiting for the 'Prachand' for a long time

Prachand: New guardians for India's skies as LCH gets inducted into IAF
India

Prachand: New guardians for India's skies as LCH gets inducted into IAF

The LCH helicopters have been purchased from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for 3387 crores. Of these, 10 helicopters are for the Indian Air Force (IAF) while 5 are for the Indian Army

Big boost for India's defence as Rajnath Singh inducts LCH into IAF
India

Big boost for India's defence as Rajnath Singh inducts LCH into IAF

The indigenous Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) is manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for use in the Indian Air Force and the Indian Army

LCH: Why India needed Light Combat Helicopter after Kargil War?
India

LCH: Why India needed Light Combat Helicopter after Kargil War?

The need for a helicopter like the LCH was felt by the IAF and Indian Army during the Kargil war in 1999. At that time the enemy was in a better position as the Pakistan Army was sitting at a superior height

A tale of two India-Pakistan matches and the grand failure of ‘cricket diplomacy’
India

A tale of two India-Pakistan matches and the grand failure of ‘cricket diplomacy’

The two countries look at cricket matches differently. While India would be busy making a sincere attempt at improving bilateral ties, the Pakistani side would always be seen preparing for a religious war on and off the field

There is more to ‘permanent peace’ between India, Pakistan than Kashmir issue
India

There is more to ‘permanent peace’ between India, Pakistan than Kashmir issue

Pakistan Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif recently observed that Pakistan wanted to ‘have permanent peace’ with India through dialogue, as war is not an option for either of the countries to resolve the Kashmir issue

Haven’t needed painkillers since we won Tiger Hill: Quadruple amputee soldier told Narendra Modi during Kargil War
India

Haven’t needed painkillers since we won Tiger Hill: Quadruple amputee soldier told Narendra Modi during Kargil War

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was in Himachal Pradesh had jumped into providing relief, extending hope and expressing solidarity with the wounded bravehearts during the height of Kargil War

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

Celebrate Kargil Vijay Diwas not just for military victory but also diplomatic triumph
Opinion

Celebrate Kargil Vijay Diwas not just for military victory but also diplomatic triumph

Pakistan's misadventure in Kargil marked the beginning of its isolation in the international community

Bravehearts of Kargil: The unsung heroes of the 1999 war
India

Bravehearts of Kargil: The unsung heroes of the 1999 war

Nearly 490 Indian army officers, soldiers and jawans were killed during the course of the three-month battle. While the names of greats like Captain Vikram Batra, Captain Vijayant Thapar, and Grenadier Yogender Yadav are known to all, here are some bravehearts who played an equally important role

Kargil Vijay Diwas: How Captain Vikram Batra made 'Yeh Dil Maange More', an ad tagline, the country’s national motto
India

Kargil Vijay Diwas: How Captain Vikram Batra made 'Yeh Dil Maange More', an ad tagline, the country’s national motto

The Pepsi tagline of 1998 today holds a special place in each Indians' heart owing to Captain Vikram Batra, who uttered these words when his troops successfully captured one of the toughest peaks during the 1999 Kargil War

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: All you need to know about the 1999 Kargil War
India

Kargil Vijay Diwas 2022: All you need to know about the 1999 Kargil War

India marked its victory on 26 July and since then, the day is celebrated annually all across the country with immense pride

'Self-reliant India is well-equipped to give befitting reply to anyone who casts an evil eye,' says Rajnath Singh
India

'Self-reliant India is well-equipped to give befitting reply to anyone who casts an evil eye,' says Rajnath Singh

While addressing a public meeting at Police lines in Jammu, he recalled the contributions of those who laid their lives for the country in the 1999 Kargil War and met family members of martyrs

War on the Fourth of July: How capturing Tiger Hill was a turning point in Kargil
India

War on the Fourth of July: How capturing Tiger Hill was a turning point in Kargil

On this day, 4 July, 23 years ago, the Indian Army changed the course of the Kargil War after capturing the strategically important Tiger Hill, providing a major psychological boost to operations and hurting the morale of Pakistani troops

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

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.

Opinion | Kargil war and LAC standoff serve as lessons for India's adversaries
India

Opinion | Kargil war and LAC standoff serve as lessons for India's adversaries

Both at Kargil and in Eastern Ladakh, the Indian soldier ultimately salvaged a very difficult situation.

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to martyred soldiers
India

Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM, Amit Shah, Rahul Gandhi pay tributes to martyred soldiers

Paying respects to the Indian soldiers, Home Minister Amit Shah said that it was because of their sacrifice that the tricolour was hoisted again on the hills of Kargil

On Kargil Vijay Diwas, what you need to know about Captain Vikram Batra, the subject of Shershaah
Entertainment

On Kargil Vijay Diwas, what you need to know about Captain Vikram Batra, the subject of Shershaah

VikramnBatra was martyred at the age of 24 during the Kargil War in 1999. His biopic Shershaah will release on Amazon Prime Video on 13 August.

Shershaah's Amazon Prime Video release, Black Widow on Disney+ Hotstar: A round-up of film and TV announcements
Entertainment

Shershaah's Amazon Prime Video release, Black Widow on Disney+ Hotstar: A round-up of film and TV announcements

Other updates include Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's animated series for Netflix and Taapsee Pannu's thriller Blur via her production banner Outsider Films.