India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 25, 2015
Pakistan Army had planned a Kargil-type military operation much before the summer of 1999 when Benazir Bhutto was the prime minister but she stood her ground against the idea, a new book by a former diplomat says.
Press Trust of India | Thursday June 18, 2015
Lakshya is a fictional coming-of-age story with the Kargil war as backdrop
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Monday June 1, 2015
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said that the government will ask the Supreme Court if it can move the International Court of Justice on the brutal torture of Indian Army Captain Saurabh Kalia by Pakistani forces during the Kargil war.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 19, 2015
The Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh today repudiated former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf's comment that the Pakistani Army had "caught India by the throat" in the Kargil war.
India News | Reported by Vishnu Som; Edited by Mala Das | Thursday March 26, 2015
The Indian Army has told the Supreme Court that it needs younger commanders, just like Pakistan and China, and that a policy for promotions to the rank of Colonel, introduced in 2009, should be left unchanged.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday March 26, 2015
16 years ago, I flew onboard Mirage 2000s of the Indian Air Force over Tiger Hill within days of India handing Pakistan a humiliating defeat in the Kargil war. It remains, what I consider, the biggest exclusive in my career as a journalist.
India News | Press Trust India | Thursday February 5, 2015
Intense cold wave gripped the Kashmir division including the Ladakh region as Kargil became the coldest recorded place this winter with the mercury plunging to 20 degrees below the freezing point.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 24, 2015
Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, was the coldest recorded place in Jammu and Kashmir as the minimum temperature there plummeted by nearly six degrees to minus 17 degrees Celsius as the cold wave tightened its grip in the state.
Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 24, 2015
For contemporary filmmakers, patriotism lies is in highlighting social concerns like terrorism, human trafficking, religious superstitions and political corruption
Srinagar News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 19, 2015
Night temperatures in Kashmir valley and Ladakh region of the Jammu and Kashmir state continued to remain below the freezing point on Monday, Leh town recording the minimum temperature of minus 15.6 degrees Celsius.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 6, 2015
With the minimum temperature appreciating by three notches in Leh, there was some respite from biting cold wave conditions for residents of the region, which witnessed the warmest night in the last ten days.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
Leh and Kargil towns in Ladakh region recorded the season's coldest night as the cold wave intensified in Jammu and Kashmir after a slight respite for few days.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
North India today continued to shiver under biting cold with the mercury dipping at several places, including Amritsar which froze at zero degrees Celsius, even as the western city of Nagpur recorded its lowest temperature in 45 year, at 5 degrees Ce...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
A week after the onset of 'Chillai-Kalan', the 40-day period of harshest winter, the weather in the Kashmir Valley continues to remain dry and cold, with minimum temperatures hovering below the freezing point. Kargil was the coldest place in the stat...
India News | Sreenivasan Jain | Wednesday December 24, 2014
As the government named former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee for the Bharat Ratna, his friend and political fellow traveller LK Advani, who has lobbied for the award for him, said he deserved the country's highest civilian honour.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 19, 2014
There was slight respite from bone-chilling cold conditions in Leh and Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, as the night temperatures rose by two degrees, while cold wave continued unabated in Kashmir Valley which is experiencing sub-zero nights.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 18, 2014
Leh and Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, recorded the lowest temperatures of the season so far with the mercury plunging more than 14 degrees below the freezing point as Kashmir division continued to experience sub-zero nights.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 23, 2014
Cold wave tightened its grip in Kashmir Valley and Ladakh region as the night temperatures at most places slipped further below the freezing point with Kargil shivering at the season's lowest of minus 10 degrees Celsius.
Srinagar News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 19, 2014
Normal life was affected in Srinagar as night temperatures dropped to half a degree below the freezing point today. Dense morning fog also forced locals to stay indoors.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday September 14, 2014
This was not first time that Mohammed Riaz and 30 other families of Jammu's Gujjar Basti have turned homeless. Back in 1999, during the Kargil war, all these families had been uprooted from their homes in RS Pura. They had rebuilt their lives on the ...
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday September 11, 2014
Union Minister for Rural Development, Sanitation, Drinking Water and Panchayat Raj Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday approved 28 projects worth Rs.438 crore for building rural roads in Leh and Kargil districts in Ladakh.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 12, 2014
The Congress today agreed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remarks that Pakistan was waging a "proxy war" against India but attacked him at the same time over repeated ceasefire violations by Pakistan since the NDA government came to power.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his second trip in two months to Kashmir today. He has become the first Indian PM in 15 years to visit the Siachen glacier - dubbed the world's highest battlefield.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 13, 2014
On his second trip in two months to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited Kargil, where a massive crowd turned up to hear him speak.