Operation Vijay: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
High-Speed Interceptor Boats to be sent to Pangong Tso
Published: July 2, 2020
After the 12-hour long peace talks with Chinese military in Eastern Ladakh, Indian Army is to send high-speed Interceptor boats to lake Pangong Tso where the countries are facing stand-off. Highlights According to India, the Line of Actual Control is at Finger 8. However, the Chinese army has camped at Finger 4 and Finger 5. ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
Kargil to Kohima 4,500 km ultra-marathon to mark 20 years of ‘Vijay Diwas’: IAF
Published: September 7, 2019
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 ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
26 July: 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated
Published: July 27, 2019
Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated across India on 26 July every year to remember victory of Indian Armed Forces in Operation Vijay in 1999 against infiltrating Pakistani troops. The year 2019, marks 20th anniversary of victory in Operation VIJAY popularly known as Kargil War, and is being celebrated with theme- Remember, Rejoice and Renew. About ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
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
20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas (KVD)
Published: July 8, 2019
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 ..