National War Memorial: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
20th anniversary of Operation Vijay to be celebrated
Published: June 15, 2019
India will be celebrating this year the 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay also called Kargil Vijay Diwas for over three days from 25 July to 27 July 2019 at Dras and New Delhi. The day is observed to commemorate victory in Kargil war with pride, honour and inspiration. The day will be celebrated with theme- ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Topics: 20th anniversary of Operation Vijay • Ek Daud Shaheedon Ke Naam • Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium • Kargil Vijay Diwas • Kargil War • Kargil War Memorial • Line of Control • National War Memorial • Operation Vijay • Special National Integration Camp • T-20 Cricket Championship • Victory Flame • Wreath Memorial Ceremony
20th Anniversary of victory at Kargil
Published: July 15, 2019
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 ..
Topics: India- Pakistan • Indian Air Force • Indian Army • Indian Peace Keeping Force • Kargil Vijay Divas • Kargil War • Line of Control • National War Memorial • Operation Vijay • Pakistan • Rakshak Chakra • Sri lanka • Tyag Chakra • Veerta Chakra
Armed Forces Veterans Day
Published: January 14, 2020
14th January is being observed as Armed Forces Veterans Day as a mark of recognition and respect of the services rendered by the first Indian Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces, Field Marshal KM Cariappa. The day acknowledges and honors the sacrifice of our military veterans who have served the nation with selfless devotion. The ..
Topics: Armed Forces Veterans Day • Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Armed Forces • Field Marshal KM Cariappa • Indian Air Force • Indian Armed Forces • Indian Army • Indian Navy • National War Memorial
Defence Minister lights Victory Flame to Mark 20 Years of Kargil War
Published: July 15, 2019
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lighted Victory Flame at National War Memorial in New Delhi on 14 July 2019 to begin celebrations of 20th Anniversary of victory in Operation Vijay (Kargil War 1999) at Kargil (in Kargil district of Ladakh region), in Jammu and Kashmir. Key Highlights The year 2019 marks 20th anniversary of successful culmination ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
Category: Defence Current Affairs
February 25: First anniversary of National War Memorial commemorated
Published: February 25, 2020
On February 25, 2020, the first anniversary of National War Memorial was commemorated. The CDS Bipin Rawat paid tribute to the memorial and so did several other leaders of the country. The Memorial was inaugurated by PM Modi on February 25, 2019. Highlights The memorial was dedicated by the Prime Minster to honour the fallen ..
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