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Punjab govt names Vir Chakra awardee Satpal Singh as assistant sub inspector, accuses the previous Akali Dal regime of not giving him due recognition.
Gunjan Saxena operated in the area spanning Kargil–Tololing– Batalik. She conducted around 10 sorties over a period of 20 days during the Kargil War.
It had taken Indian Army two weeks to determine the extent of intrusion and strength of the enemy - a recipe for defeat in limited wars.
Pakistan Army Captain Karnal Sher Khan was killed in action during the Kargil conflict, but the Indian officer’s citation got him the Nishan-e-Haider.
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The Kargil War between India and Pakistan, which ended 20 years ago, ensured that the Line of Control became the de facto border.
While the Lahore bus diplomacy failed in retrospect, what Atal Bihari Vajpayee achieved in just over 24 hours in Pakistan was utterly unprecedented.
IAF’s Mirage-2000s had attacked Tiger Hill on 24 June 1999, and a few days later, India had recaptured the key feature in the Kargil conflict.
The Kargil war discredited Islamabad – not just as a revisionist state, but one that was downright dishonest.