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 ..

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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, ..

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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 ..

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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. ..

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