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War Memorial built by Assam Rifles in Nagaland

The Assam Rifles has constructed war memorial for 357 personnel who sacrificed their lives fighting against insurgency in the North Eastern State. The Memorial is first of its kind in the state. It has been constructed at Mokokchung in Assam. Highlights The War Memorial has been designed in concentric circular form. It has three converging ..

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January 14: Armed Forces Veterans Day

Every year, Armed Forces Veterans Day is celebrated on January 14. The day is being celebrated since 2017. The day was initially called Armistice Day. Background The Day began its journey as Armistice Day in order to reflect upon heroism of those who died in country’s service. Armistice Day is celebrated on November 11 all ..

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Armed Forces Veterans Day

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 ..

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Defence Minister lights Victory Flame to Mark 20 Years of Kargil War

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 ..

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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 ..

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20th anniversary of Operation Vijay to be celebrated

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- ..

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