Indo-Pakistani War: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Brigadier (retd) Kuldip Singh Chandpuri, hero of Battle of Longewala passes away
Published: November 20, 2018
Brigadier (retd) Kuldip Singh Chandpuri (78), who was known for his heroic leadership in the famous Battle of Longewala during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, has passed away in Mohali, Punjab on November 17, 2018. He was decorated with the Maha Vir Chakra (MVC) for the heroic stand-off that forced the enemy to retreat. The ..
Topics: Battle of Longewala • BOrder • Decades • In India • In Pakistan • Indo-Pakistani War • Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts • Kuldip Singh Chandpuri • Longewala • Military • Punjabi people • War films
The 2017 Vijay Diwas observed
Published: December 17, 2017
The Vijay Diwas is commemorated every year on December 16 to mark India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1971 war, which had led to the creation of Bangladesh. On 16 December 1971, nearly 93,000 Pakistani Forces under the command of Lieutenant General AAK Niazi raised white flags and surrendered to the Indian Army at Dhaka, ..
Topics: A. A. K. Niazi • Bangladesh Liberation War • Countries • In Bangladesh • In India • In Pakistan • Indo-Pakistani War • Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts • International Relations • Military • Separatism in Pakistan • Vijay Diwas
The Indian Navy Day (IND)
Published: December 4, 2017
The Indian Navy Day (IND) is observed every year on 4th December every year to remember the courage and determination that Indian Navy had shown during the 1971 war. During the India-Pakistan war of 1971, the Indian Navy played a significant role in the bombing of the Karachi harbor and sank Pakistan Naval Ship PNS ..
Anil Dhasmana to head RAW
Published: December 17, 2016
An officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre, Anil Dhasmana has been appointed as the next head of external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). He will succeed Rajinder Khanna. Dhasmana, has served on important desks in RAW and has been serving RAW for the past 23 years. The RAW is the primary foreign/external intelligence agency of India. ..