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The book Life in American Politics & Diplomatic Years in India published by Har-Anand Publications and expected to be out by September, quoted an exchange between the two diplomats at the height of the Kargil War in 1999.(HT Photo)

1999 Kargil war: Ex-Pak envoy denies US diplomat’s claim

By Sunetra Choudhury
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2021 03:52 AM IST
Responding to revelations in Celeste’s forthcoming book reported by Hindustan Times last month, Qazi said: “My government did not instruct me to do any such thing as its communications with the US would naturally be through either our mission in Washington and/or the US mission in Islamabad.’’
Celeste goes on to add how, in a meeting with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif shortly after this, Clinton asked him to “withdraw troops” from Kargil.(ANI file photo. Representative image)
Celeste goes on to add how, in a meeting with Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif shortly after this, Clinton asked him to “withdraw troops” from Kargil.(ANI file photo. Representative image)

When Pakistan failed to get support during Kargil

By Sunetra Choudhury
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 12:54 AM IST
In a new book, Life in American Politics & Diplomatic Years in India published by Har-Anand Publications, Richard Celeste, the US ambassador to India between 1997 and 2001, reports a visit he received from Pakistan’s Ambassador to India, Ashraf Qazi.
A view of snow covered area of Kargil in Ladakh.(Photo: ANI)
A view of snow covered area of Kargil in Ladakh.(Photo: ANI)

20 years after war, Kargil waits for a new beginning

By Deeksha Bhardwaj
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2021 05:52 AM IST
More than 20 years after the Kargil War between India and Pakistan, much has changed in the town that’s now a part of the newly created Union territory of Ladakh and is trying to shed an image rooted in tales of the conflict, and fear of landmines, that have kept tourists away.
KBC 12 will end on Friday, January 22.
KBC 12 will end on Friday, January 22.

KBC 12 finale to salute Kargil War heroes, watch Amitabh Bachchan give a glimpse

PUBLISHED ON JAN 21, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Kaun Benaga Crorepati 12 will end on Friday. The grand finale will be dedicated to the heroes of 1999 Kargil War. Watch promo.
Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League addressed the third anti-government rally of Pakistan opposition’s 11 -party alliance.(Reuters File Photo)
Nawaz Sharif, former Prime Minister and leader of Pakistan Muslim League addressed the third anti-government rally of Pakistan opposition’s 11 -party alliance.(Reuters File Photo)

Pak soldiers did not even have weapons during Kargil war, claims Nawaz Sharif

Asian News International | By Asian News International | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 26, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Pervez Musharraf and his companions used the Army for personal gains, and disgraced them,” Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) supremo Nawaz Sharif claimed.

Ex-Army Officer Narsi Grewal bags the ‘Responsible Business Leadership’ Award

UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 05:02 PM IST
The AACCI forum witnessed the presence of high ranking diplomats who discussed much about the potential of two continents and different areas of cooperation.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan also said that he would sack the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief if the latter asked him to resign(Reuters image)
Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan also said that he would sack the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief if the latter asked him to resign(Reuters image)

Would have sacked army chief if Kargil war was conducted without informing me: Imran Khan

Islamabad | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2020 09:54 PM IST
Nawaz Sharif, who was the prime minister during the Kargil war, has long maintained that he was not aware of what was happening when the conflict broke out in 1999.
The newly built Captain Saurabh Kalia hospital at Dadh near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)
The newly built Captain Saurabh Kalia hospital at Dadh near Dharamshala.(HT Photo)

Kargil war hero’s kin set up hospital in his memory

Hindustan Times/Dharamshala | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 12:46 AM IST
The family of Captain Saurabh Kalia, who was killed in the Kargil war, has built a multi-specialty hospital at Dadh, around 15 kilometers from Dharamshala
In its letter, the IAF wrote that some situations in the film are misleading and portray an inappropriate work culture against women to glorify the screen character of the former flight lieutenant.(PTI)
In its letter, the IAF wrote that some situations in the film are misleading and portray an inappropriate work culture against women to glorify the screen character of the former flight lieutenant.(PTI)

Outrage in military circles over IAF’s culture being shown as sexist

UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2020 04:52 PM IST
The Netflix film, based on the life on a former woman helicopter pilot and her role during the 1999 Kargil war, instantly set off a firestorm of controversy after its release last week
Janhvi Kapoor and Gunjan Saxena in a still from the video.
Janhvi Kapoor and Gunjan Saxena in a still from the video.

Making of Gunjan Saxena: How Janhvi Kapoor transformed into The Kargil Girl, watch video

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON AUG 05, 2020 02:57 PM IST
Janhvi Kapoor has shared a behind-the-scenes video from her upcoming film Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl, which shows her training hard to get into the shoes of the first woman IAF pilot.
Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl trailer: Janhvi Kapoor brings vulnerability and strength to her role.
Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl trailer: Janhvi Kapoor brings vulnerability and strength to her role.

Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl trailer: Janhvi Kapoor flies into our hearts with this inspiring biopic, watch video

UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 11:10 AM IST
Gunjan Saxena The Kargil Girl trailer: Janhvi Kapoor answers ‘a girl can’t do it’ by just doing it. Pankaj Tripathi, playing the role of her father, is the wind beneath her wings. The film will release on Netflix.
The president’s contribution to the Army hospital has been made possible due to an exercise to economise expenditure at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the communique said.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
The president’s contribution to the Army hospital has been made possible due to an exercise to economise expenditure at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, the communique said.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

President donates Rs 20 lakh to Army hospital to buy equipment to combat Covid-19

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 02:56 PM IST
The contribution from the president will be used to procure units of PAPR (powered air purifying respirator), which are state-of-the-art equipment to enable medical professionals breathe during surgeries and protect them from infection, an official communique said.
File photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)
File photo: Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(PTI)

‘Wicked harbours animosity towards one and all’: PM Modi slams Pak

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 04:27 PM IST
Addressing the 67th edition of his monthly radio programme Mann ki Baat, the PM slammed Pakistan for stabbing India in the back by planning the Kargil war.
JP Nadda said as the armed forces were fighting the battle on India’s border, the political leadership was fighting it on the international arena as he pointed that the then Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif had urged Bill Clinton, the US president, to intervene.(ANI/Twitter)
JP Nadda said as the armed forces were fighting the battle on India’s border, the political leadership was fighting it on the international arena as he pointed that the then Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif had urged Bill Clinton, the US president, to intervene.(ANI/Twitter)

Kargil War is symbol of armed forces’ valour, bravery and sacrifice: JP Nadda

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 02:29 PM IST
The senior leader said the high-altitude conflict is a symbol of the valour, bravery and sacrifice of the armed forces’ personnel while addressing a programme on Kargil Vijay Divas.
New Delhi, India - August 7, 2019: Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa leaves after paying his last respects to former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at her residence at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
New Delhi, India - August 7, 2019: Karnataka CM B S Yediyurappa leaves after paying his last respects to former Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj at her residence at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. (Photo by Vipin Kumar/ Hindustan Times)(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Karnataka government committed to working for soldiers’ welfare: CM

Bengaluru | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 02:11 PM IST
B S Yediyurappa was addressing soldiers after paying tributes to the martyrs of the Kargil war at an official function organised on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas at the National Military Memorial Park in the city by the Sainik Welfare and Resettlement Department under the state Home Department.
The country lost more than 500 soldiers in the Kargil war.(PTI)
The country lost more than 500 soldiers in the Kargil war.(PTI)

Country forever grateful to soldiers who laid down their lives in Kargil war: President Kovind

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Taking to Twitter to pay tributes to the slain soldiers on the 21st anniversary of India’s victory over Pakistan in the war, he said ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ is a symbol of fearless determination and exceptional valour of our armed forces.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 67th edition of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.(ANI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the 67th edition of Mann Ki Baat on Sunday.(ANI)

In PM Modi’s Mann ki Baat address, a tribute to Kargil bravehearts, Corona warriors: Top quotes

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 01:39 PM IST
The prime minister reiterated the importance of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Indian armed forces displayed exceptional valour to successfully dislodged the enemy from the strategic hill in the Drass-Kargil area.(File Photo)
Indian armed forces displayed exceptional valour to successfully dislodged the enemy from the strategic hill in the Drass-Kargil area.(File Photo)

‘High morale of our forces won against mountains in Kargil War’: PM Modi on Mann Ki Baat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 11:58 AM IST
Earlier, PM Modi had tweeted on India’s victory in Kargil and said that “we remember the courage and determination of our armed forces”.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar paid tributes to those killed in Kargil war(Manoj Dhaka /HindustanTimes)
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar paid tributes to those killed in Kargil war(Manoj Dhaka /HindustanTimes)

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar remembers martyrs of Kargil war

Chandigarh | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 09:27 AM IST
Khattar said, “Haryana is a land of patriots and even before the Kargil War, during the wars of 1962, 1965 and 1971 our soldiers had fought the enemy with valour and courage.”
Janhvi Kapoor will soon be seen in Gunjan Saxena and Roohi Afzana.(IANS)
Janhvi Kapoor will soon be seen in Gunjan Saxena and Roohi Afzana.(IANS)

Janhvi Kapoor on nepotism: ‘Can’t let it bog me down’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 01:58 PM IST
Actor Janhvi Kapoor talks about the pressure of being a star kid, how she understands the feelings of an outsider in the industry and stresses that female protagonists should be normalised.
Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani with friends at his birthday party.(Instagram)
Sidharth Malhotra, Kiara Advani with friends at his birthday party.(Instagram)

Inside Sidharth Malhotra’s birthday bash: Actor parties with Kiara Advani, Karan Johar, Aditya Roy Kapur. See pics, video

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2020 01:27 PM IST
Shershaah actor Sidharth Malhotra celebrated his 35th birthday with industry friends including Kiara Advani, Karan Johar, Rakul Preet Singh and Aditya Roy Kapur to name a few. See pictures and video.
Anushka Sharma’s father in an ex-army man.
Anushka Sharma’s father in an ex-army man.

Anushka Sharma shares special post for father on Army Day: ‘My dad always made me proud’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 07:34 PM IST
Anushka Sharma has shared a post dedicated to her father on Army Day. She shared three pictures of her father from his days in the army.
Janhvi Kapoor will next be seen in Ghost Stories.
Janhvi Kapoor will next be seen in Ghost Stories.

Janhvi Kapoor wraps filming of Gunjan Saxena biopic, shares behind-the-scenes pics

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2019 06:05 PM IST
Actor Janhvi Kapoor has shared an emotional Instagram post announcing the wrap of the Gunjan Saxena biopic. She has also shared behind-the-scenes pictures.
Sidharth Malhotra during the shoot of Shehshah earlier this year.(Instagram)
Sidharth Malhotra during the shoot of Shehshah earlier this year.(Instagram)

Sidharth Malhotra on Captain Vikram Batra film: ‘If I had the means I’d have produced Shershaah’

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 27, 2019 12:56 PM IST
Sidharth Malhotra, who calls the Captain Vikram Batra film Shehsha his passion project, has said that he would have produced the film if he had the means to do so.
The appointment of a CDS was one of the most significant recommendations made by the K Subrahmanyam-led Kargil Review Committee (KRC)
The appointment of a CDS was one of the most significant recommendations made by the K Subrahmanyam-led Kargil Review Committee (KRC)

Kargil panel first to raise need for overarching military advice

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2019 01:12 AM IST
The KRC recommended the creation of a CDS as a means to provide single-point professional military advice to the political leadership and to also achieve synergy in the working of the three forces.
Preliminary investigation has revealed that J.S. Sangwan did not have the necessary qualifications to be a pilot to fly Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(HT PHOTO)
Preliminary investigation has revealed that J.S. Sangwan did not have the necessary qualifications to be a pilot to fly Union Home Minister Amit Shah.(HT PHOTO)

Pilot who flew in Kargil War impersonates senior to fly Amit Shah

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 06:33 PM IST
A complaint has been registered against retired Wing Commander J.S. Sangwan at the police station at the Indira Gandhi International Airport for allegedly faking emails of his senior in a bid to fly the aircraft of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the rampart of Red Fort during the 73rd Independence Day, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, August 15, 2019.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation from the rampart of Red Fort during the 73rd Independence Day, in New Delhi, India, on Thursday, August 15, 2019.(Mohd Zakir/HT PHOTO)

For better synergy, country to have a Chief of Defence Staff, says PM Modi

By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 15, 2020 06:31 PM IST
Addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, the PM stressed the need for more synergy between the Army, Navy and Air Force.
Modi said Pakistan tried to redraw the boundaries in 1999 through the Kargil misadventure but the Indian security forces defeated its evil design.(HT Photo)
Modi said Pakistan tried to redraw the boundaries in 1999 through the Kargil misadventure but the Indian security forces defeated its evil design.(HT Photo)

‘Kargil victory was symbol of India’s might’: PM Modi

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 12:10 AM IST
Speaking at an event marking 20th anniversary of Kargil war, he said some countries were resorting to proxy war to spread terrorism and that time has come for united global efforts to deal with it.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a programme to mark Kargil Vijay Diwas in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a programme to mark Kargil Vijay Diwas in New Delhi.(PTI Photo)

‘People, not governments, fight wars’: PM Modi on Kargil War

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2019 01:06 AM IST
“There can be no compromise when it comes to modernisation of the armed forces,” PM Modi said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a programme to mark Kargil Vijay Diwas in New Delhi.(PTI PHOTO.)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing a programme to mark Kargil Vijay Diwas in New Delhi.(PTI PHOTO.)

‘People, not governments, fight wars’: PM Modi on Kargil War

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 08:31 PM IST
“There can be no compromise when it comes to modernisation of the armed forces,” PM Modi said.
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