VIJAY DIWAS

  • After years of struggle govt provides promised petrol pump to martyr's family July 28, 2014

    Col. Bhardawaj who is a soldier of very long standing and his son captain Umang Bhardawaj was killed in the J&K operations, has finally got the petrol pump promised by the Govt after running pillar to post for many years. ...
  • The CJ Show: Saluting the pride of India our soldiers July 28, 2014

    On the show this week we focus on issues that our soldiers and their families face. ...
  • Venue for War Memorial, museum for Kargil heroes to be finalised soon July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The central government would soon finalise the venue for construction of a War Memorial and a museum in the honour of the soldiers who laid down their lives fighting the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan, said Defence Minister Arun Jaitley after he paid homage to the martyrs at...
  • Defence Minister pays homage to Kargil martyrs at Amar Jawan Jyoti July 26, 2014

    On the occasion of 15th Kargil Vijay Diwas, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley and the three Service chiefs paid homage to the war heroes at Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate. ...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: 15 years on, India remembers martyrs with pride, pain July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The day on which the nation commemorates its hardearned victory in the Kargil War is also an occasion that invokes feelings of both pain and pride for the families of the brave jawans who laid down their lives protecting the territory of India from intruders. As the country celebrates...
  • Kargil, lest we forget July 25, 2014

    15 years ago, the wake up call for Tololing range was ringing was shells fired and shells landing, the sound of the Bofors gun tossing lead into the sky, the counterblast being heard across the mountains and the morning filled with smoke. Here is a look at all that has...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: Martyrs remembered for their valor July 25, 2014

    Families of martyrs remember their loved ones for their valor and courage ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas. ...
  • Param Veer Chakra awardee: Soldiers should always be remembered July 25, 2014

    Speaking to CNNIBN ahead of the Kargil Vijay Diwas, Param Veer Chakra awardee Captain Yogendra Yadav said that soldiers should always be remembered. ...
  • Remembering Kargil hero Capt Vikram Batra July 25, 2014

    Captain Adhau remembers Karhil hero Captain Vikram Batra ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday, July 26. ...
  • Martyrs' families remember the bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas July 25, 2014

    Family members of martyrs who lost their lives in the 1999 Kargil War remember their bravehearts ahead of Kargil Vijay Diwas on Saturday. ...
  • Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh pays homage to the martyrs of Kargil war July 25, 2014

    Drass: The Army commemorated the 'Vijay Diwas' at the war memorial in Drass in Kargil on Friday. Army Chief General Bikram Singh paid tribute to the martyrs of the Kargil war in a ceremony at the war memorial in Drass. He will also interact with the families of the martyred...
  • Kargil Vijay Diwas: 15 years on, India honours its heroes July 24, 2014

    As the country will celebrate the 15th anniversary of its triumph in Kargil War on June 26, both the jawans and the families of those killed in the conflict have come a long way. The families of the soldiers who made the supreme sacrifice for the country make it a...
  • Vijay Diwas: Soldiers of 1971 war against Pakistan remembered December 16, 2013

    Defence Minister AK Antony and the three service chiefs paid homage at the Amar Jawan Jyoti in the national capital on Monday to mark Vijay Diwas. This is in commemoration of India's victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war. ...
  • Faceoffs between Indian, Chinese troops can occur: Antony December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Not ruling out the possibility of incidents such as faceoffs between their troops, Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday said India and China have now decided to resolve such issues amicably through the existing mechanisms. On the incident where five Indian nationals were apprehended by Chinese troops inside Indian...
  • We are better equipped today to fight a Kargillike war: Praveen Swami July 26, 2013

    In the summer of 1999, India fought off the Pakistani intrusion in Kargil. However, the end of the war does not mean the beginning of peace for people on either side of the border. Author and senior journalist Praveen Swami joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on his book 'The...
  • Mumbai: Army to hold Vijay Diwas celebrations December 16, 2012

    Mumbai: The Indian Army will be holding an event at Shivaji Park, Mumbai to observe Vijay Diwas, honouring the martyrs of the 1971 IndoPak war. 93,000 Pakistani troops led by General Amir Aabdullah Khan Niazi surrendered to the Indian army on this day. The Army through 'Know Your Army Mela' would...
  • Kargil heroes honoured at Drass, some VIPs missing July 27, 2009

    Drass, Jammu and Kashmir: The hills of Kargil came alive on Sunday night when India marked the 10th anniversary of its military victory against Pakistan by paying homage to the over 500 soldiers killed while recapturing the treacherous peaks. ...
  • Photogallery: Nation salutes the heroes of Kargil July 26, 2009

    India celebrated the tenth anniversary of Kargil Victory Day on Sunday, marking the end of the Kargil conflict between India and Pakistan. ...
  • PM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs July 26, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs of the Kargil war on its 10th anniversary. "I join the entire nation in paying homage to the martyrs of the Kargil war. They sacrificed their lives in defence of Indian unity and...
  • 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...
  • In pics: Vijay Diwas: Honouring nation's valour December 16, 2008

    Vijay Diwas: Honouring the nation's valour. ...
  • India celebrates Vijay Diwas today December 16, 2006

    New Delhi: India celebrates Vijay Diwas on Saturday. It was on December 16, 1971 the Indian Army liberated East Pakistan, paving the way for the formation of Bangladesh. It was also on this day that the largest military surrender after World War II took place. Over 90,000 Pakistani soldiers were...