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Feb 25, 2019
Nirmala Sitharaman calls National War Memorial's inauguration 'landmark event', says Centre committed to fulfilling expectations of veteransAddressing a gathering of ex-servicemen at the National Stadium, Sitharaman also said there was "always an inexorable requirement to have our own war memorial" to pay tribute to soldiers who have laid down their lives since Independence.
Feb 25, 2019
Narendra Modi to inaugurate National War Memorial today: Commemorative structure around India Gate to honour fallen soldiersThe memorial pays tribute to those killed in the Indo-China War in 1962, Indo-Pak wars in 1947, 1965 and 1971, Indian Peace Keeping Force Operations in Sri Lanka and the Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan in 1999. It also commemorates those who died in the UN peacekeeping missions and during counter-insurgency operations.
Nov 22, 2017
Many militants waiting along LoC to infiltrate, Indian Army 'alert' to foil designs, says officialA top army official on Wednesday said that a large number of militants were trying to infiltrate along the Line of Control (LoC) but the security forces were "alert" to foil the designs.
Apr 24, 2015
14-year-old UK boy charged with alleged terrorism plot in AustraliaBritish authorities today charged a 14-year-old boy with terrorism offenses in connection with an alleged plot to attack a war memorial ceremony in Australia.
Oct 24, 2014
Narendra Modi spends first Diwali as PM with Army in freezing SiachenNarendra Modi paid a surprise Diwali visit to Siachen on Thursday, repeating his Independence Day theme of being a “pradhan sevak” who had come to “see and experience” the conditions faced by soldiers.
Jul 10, 2014
Budget 2014: 'Fiscally prudent' Jaitley okays Rs 200 cr Patel statue, war and police memorialsThe Sardar Patel Statue of Unity will cost Rs 2,500 crore eventually, not to mention the initial allocations of Rs 100 crore and Rs 50 crore respectively for the war and police memorials.
Aug 28, 2012
Mumbai riot: Teen who destroyed war memorial nabbed in BiharThe youth was planning to flee to Nepal when he was apprehended by the Mumbai police for damaging the memorial.