Operation Vijay Current Affairs, GK & News

22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas

On 26th July, 2021, Kargil Vijay Diwas’s 22nd Anniversary is being celebrated across the country. The Nation will be paying tributes to the Martyrs on Kargil Vijay Diwas. Highlights This day marks the victory of the Indian armed forces over the Pakistani army in Operation Vijay in the year 1999. The Pakistani army were evicted ..

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Goa Liberation Day: December 19

Every year, the Goa Liberation day is celebrated on December 19 in India. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Indian armed forces to free Goa from 450 years of the Portuguese rule. Background The Portuguese colonized several parts of India in 1510. However, by the end of 19th century their colonies were ..

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Vijay Diwas: December 16

Every year Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Bangladesh over Pakistan. It is marked in India and Bangladesh. On December 16, 1971, the Chief of Pakistani forces Abdullah Khan Niazi surrendered along with 93,000 troops to the allied forces of Mukti Bahini and the Indian ..

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High-Speed Interceptor Boats to be sent to Pangong Tso

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. ..

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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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