“I'll either come back after raising the Indian flag in victory or return wrapped in it. But I'll come back for sure” Captain Vikram Batra lived upto his words. He came back but rapped in the Tricolor. Shaheed Captain Batra had become a household name in India during the Kargil War. The young and jovial officer of the Indian Army, also code named as “Shershaah” during the Kargil War 1999 attained martyrdom while fighting for his motherland on July 1999.
Lieutenant Manoj Kumar Pandey, Param Vir Chakra, sacrificed is life while fighting for the nation during the Kargil War of 1999 with Pakistan on July 3. After the intrusion in the Kargil was reported, Lieutenant Pandey’s battalion 1/11 Gorkha Rifles was asked to move to the Batalik sector in in the district. The 1/11 Gorkha Rifles … Continue reading Lt Manoj Kumar Pandey 21st Martyrdom Day: Remembering Kargil War Hero And Param Vir Chakra Awardee on His Death Anniversary
Last month, during a debate, Republic TV’s Consulting Editor for Strategic Affairs, Major Gaurav Arya claimed that the Indian government stopped Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw’s pension and he was given his full arrears only at his deathbed. However, news portal The Quint debunked Major Arya’s claim.
Summer of 1999, when, we Indians were busy watching the Cricket World Cup, some brave men were fighting at mountains of Kargil for protecting territorial integrity of the country. Captain Vijayant Thapar was one of the bravehearts who fought and sacrificed his life for mother India in the Kargil War 1999. In his last letter to his parents, Capt Thapar wrote, “I have no regrets, in fact even if I become a human again I’ll join the army and serve my nation.”
Today, i.e. June 27, 2020, is the 12th death anniversary of Indian Army's first Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw. Field Marshal Manekshaw was the eighth Indian Army chief. He was the brain behind India’s victory against Pakistan in 1971. Manekshaw was born in a Parsi family on April 3, 1914, to Hormizd Manekshaw and Hilla Mehta, in Amritsar.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday attended the Victory Day Parade held at Red Square in Russia capital Moscow. Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister was among the special invitees to the event, which marked the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany. The Tri-Service contingent of the Indian Armed Forces comprised of 75 all ranks and marched along with contingents of Russian Armed Forces and 17 other countries.
Amid Indo-Sino standoff in Ladakh, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Manoj Mukund Naravane visited the union territory. During his two-day visit to Ladakh, General Naravane interacted with the soldiers, who were injured during the violent face-off with People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Galwan Valley, at Leh Military Hospital. The COAS compliment all ranks … Continue reading Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane Visits Ladakh, Interacts With Soldiers Injured in Galwan Valley Clash
Despite all odds, Aanchal Gangwal fulfilled her dream of becoming an Indian Air Force (IAF) officer. The daughter of a tea seller from a small district in Madhya Pradesh, was commissioned into the IAF as a flying officer. Aanchal was awarded the President’s Plaque at the Combined Graduation Parade by Chief of the Air Staff, … Continue reading Aanchal Gangwal, Daughter of Tea Seller in Madhya Pradesh’s Neemuch, Commissioned Into IAF As Flying Officer
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria reviewed the Combined Graduation Parade (CGP) held at Air Force Academy, Dundigal on June 20, 2020. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria formally conferred the ‘President’s Commission’ on 123 Flight Cadets as well as awarded ‘Wings’ to 11 officers from Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. … Continue reading Combined Graduation Parade 2020: 61 Officers Join Flying Branch, 62 Inducted Into Ground Duty Branches of IAF; Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria Reviews The Parade
Indian Armed Forces Tri-Service Contingent comprising of 75 personnel left for Russia's Moscow to participate in the 75th Anniversary of Victory Day. The contingent will march at Red Square on Jun 24. The Tri-Service contingent of the Indian Armed Forces is led by a colonel rank officer. It will participate in the Military Parade at … Continue reading Indian Armed Forces Tri-Services Contingent Leaves For Moscow to Take Part in Russia’s Victory Day Parade on June 24