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Jammu & Kashmir: Indefinite prohibitory orders clamped in Kargil, Drass, Sankoo

Srinagar (1 MIN READ): Indefinite prohibitory orders were imposed on Thursday in Kargil, Drass and Sankoo areas of Jammu and Kashmir to maintain peace and tranquillity, the district administration said. The Kargil District Administration also directed that schools and colleges in the area shall remain closed till further orders. District Magistrate Baseer Ul Haq Choudhary directed […]

President, PM, military hail Kargil heroes

New Delhi:  The nation on Friday commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war to recall the valour of the soldiers who took part in Operation Vijay, recapturing strategic heights on the border seized by Pakistani troops and militants. “A grateful nation acknowledges the gallantry of our Armed Forces on the heights of Kargil in […]

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Lessons learnt, say ex-Army officers on Kargil anniversary

New Delhi/Srinagar: As the country commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, former senior military officers said that lessons have been learnt from it and it is now impossible for Pakistan to repeat 1999. In early May 1999, an intrusion by armed men, initially thought to be terrorists or ‘mercenaries’, was detected in the mountain […]