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War Memorial for Service Animals to be set up at Meerut

India’s first war memorial for service animals including dogs, horses, and mules is to be set up in Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh. The place will be dedicated to recognizing the contributions and heroics of animals who have helped the army in counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir and in the battlefield during the Kargil War. Similar ..

IAF’s MiG 27 roars through the skies for the last time

The MiG 27 aircraft’s last squadron comprising of seven aircraft retired on Friday, December 27, 2019, at the Jodhpur Airbase. The last squadron with the upgraded version known as MiG-27 UPG, took the skies for the last time at the air force station in Jodhpur. The Mikoyan-Gurevich design bureau in Russia originally built the MiG ..

Kargil to Kohima Ultra Marathon-‘Glory Run’

The Chief of the Air Staff of the Indian Air Force, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria felicitated a team of 25 Air Warriors at the New Delhi Air Force Station on Monday, 16th December 2019 to mark a unique achievement by running expedition from Kargil to Kohima- named as K2K Ultra Marathon-Glory Run, ..

Chief of Defence Staff (Indian Armed Forces)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the formation of the Chief of Defence Staff post in his address to the nation on Independence day. What is the Chief of the Defence Staff? The Chief of Defence Staff is a high ranking officer who is responsible for the command of the entire armed forces and acts as ..

Rachna Bisht Rawat authors book “Kargil: Untold stories from War”

The book titled “Kargil: Untold stories from the War” has been authored by Rachna Bisht Rawat. The book is based on author’s interviews with war survivors and martyrs’ families. It will take the readers to the treacherous Himalayan mountains where some of the Indian Army’s bloodiest battles were fought. The war, which lasted for nearly ..

20th Anniversary of victory at Kargil

The celebrations of 20th Anniversary of the victory in Operation Vijay at Kargil has begun by illuminating the Victory Flame at National War Memorial. The theme of the 20thanniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas is‘Remember, Rejoice and Renew’. The teme underlines that “we remember our martyrs by revisiting their sacrifices, we rejoice by celebrating the ..

20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas (KVD)

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas (KVD) on 26th of July 2019, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has released a Kargil Tribute Song at a function in New Delhi to honour, salute and pay homage to the Kargil martyrs and war veterans. The song has been composed by Mr Sammer Anjaan, renowned ..

Sushil Kumar authors book ‘A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief’

The book titled “A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief” has been authored by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar. The book is about the huge impact that the late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had on the armed forces of India. The author called Kargil as the finest hour of Vajpayee ..