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Kargil to Kohima 4,500 km ultra-marathon to mark 20 years of ‘Vijay Diwas’: IAF

To commemorate 20 years of ‘Vijay Diwas’ or ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ (named after successful Operation Vijay), the Indian Air Force is organising an ultra-marathon named as ‘Kargil to Kohima (K2K): Glory Run’ spanning over 4,500 km from Kargil to Kohima. The marathon run was flagged off by Air Chief Marshal B S Dhanoa in a ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Indian Air Force (IAF) marks 20th anniversary of Kargil War at Gwalior air base

To commemorate 20 years of Kargil War, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has turned the Gwalior air base virtually into a conflict theatre with dramatic reenactment of some of the milestones of the operation in 1999. In a symbolic ‘recreation’ of the Tiger Hill attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Drass-Kargil area, the air force used ..

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20th anniversary of victory in Kargil war

The Kargil Vijay Diwas (KVD) is celebrated every year on July 26 to commemorate India’s emphatic victory against Pakistan. The day is named after the success of Operation Vijay. In 2019, India will celebrated the 20th anniversary of victory in Kargil war with pride, honour and inspiration from 25th to 27th of July at Dras ..

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