TIGER HILL

  • Twoday Kargil war victory celebrations begin July 25, 2011

    Jammu: The Indian Army began the twoday celebrations of the 12th anniversary of its victory in the 1999 Kargil war on Monday in this subsector of Jammu and Kashmir. A presentation, marking the beginning of the twoday fiesta, about the war at the Umpa La ridge, which provides a panoramic view...
  • Tiger Hills: Explore the appeal of the kitsch September 7, 2010

    There are several characteristics of the Indian novel in English that Sarita Mandanna's Tiger Hills commandeers in all seriousness, perhaps aiming for their reinvention among the hills and plantations of Coorg. If there are readers who have never before read a novel full of lush Indian crops, rainedon Indian villages...
  • From Canada, about Coorg a novelist debuts July 22, 2010

    New Delhi: One always writes what one knows best the first time, says Torontobased Indian origin novelist Sarita Mandanna. And her novel, "Tiger Hills", is indeed being hailed by the British press as a staggering debut achievement. The book is a nostalgic tale of love and karmic destiny set amid the...
  • India's martyrs: Killed in war, lost in memory July 26, 2009

    Ten years ago, brave men from the Indian armed forces battled a crafty enemy, against the forces of nature to not just defend the countrys borders but also give it a resounding victory in one of the toughest wars India has ever fought. In return, they asked for little...
  • Photogallery: Kargil revisited, 10 years later July 13, 2009

    It's been 10 years since the Kargil war. July 4, 1999 was when a vital victory for India was sealed. CNNIBN's Pawan Bali met the heroes of Tiger Hill who got together once again after a decade to remember the soldiers they lost. ...
  • Kargil victory was certain: exarmy chief July 5, 2009

    Mumbai: Ten years after India's stirring military victory at Tiger Hill in Kargil, the then Army Chief General VP Malik has broken his silence. For the first time on television, he has confessed that the high casualties suffered by the Indian Army during the Kargil War were agonising for the...
  • 10 years of Kargil, heroes recall the war July 4, 2009

    Samba, Jammu: It's been 10 years since Kargil war. July 4, 1999 was when a vital victory for India was sealed. CNNIBN met the heroes of Tiger Hill who get together once again after a decade to remember the comrades they lost. After a decade Commanding Officer Kushal Kumar reunited with...