Captain Neikezhakuo Kenguruse, the only Maha Vir Chakra awardee from ASC, climbed barefoot in minus 10°C, shot two inflitrators and hacked two others to death in hand to hand combat before a torrent of bullets tossed him off of the cliff.
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ICJ releases the verdict in favour of Kulbhushan Jadhav reading Pakistan as guilty of violating Vienna Convention. Airtel and Jio set to tie up with HUL. Chadrayaan-2 all set to be launched on 22nd July 2019. Amidst all this, the Karnataka house humdrum continues as Kumaraswamy moves one line motion.
On June 24, 1999, the Air Force sent out a pilot tasked with bombing Point 4388 in Kargil. But the pilot ended up aiming at a Pakistani military base in Gulteri. Fortunately, the flight systems were designed as one pilot had to go first and set the target and then another plane would follow that had the actual fireworks.
The second pilot had his doubts and didn’t fire, instead choosing to pull back.
On a mission to take out Pakistani outposts, an Indian pilot was captured and tortured by the enemy. International pressure and backdoor diplomacy was the only way Flight Lieutenant Kambampati Nachiketa was returned to India
An inhospitable graveyard at half the height of Everest. A death toll so high that the government had to include the cost of coffins in their budget. A victory painstakingly achieved, territory recaptured yard by yard. That was the Kargil conflict.
Within two months of Lahore Declaration, the Pakistani garb of militants infiltrated into Indian territory, keeping the Indian army in the dark. Major Wangchuk decisively maneuvered a plan that helped regain Chorbat La, the strategic position for Indian Army.
The high thrum of shelling reverberated in thin air as men of the Indian Army climbed a straight cliff of about 1000 ft, the last leg of a 16,700 feet height. An entire contingent of Pakistani Army was up there, responding in kind to the shelling from the Indian plains ahead. The game was afoot.
Krishnamurthy Subramanian kicks off the Budget proceedings with the first Economic Survey of the Modi 2.0 regime. All await an honest representation of the issues he has been vocal about in the recent past.
Tomorrow, a day before the budget, our new CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian will present the Economic Survey for 2018-19. These numbers will show places where Sitharaman needs to tighten the screws and where she needs to allocate more funds.
Nirmala Sitharaman has been jumping hurdles of limited time, fiscal deficit and falling consumption in her maiden budget and she hasn't crossed the finish line yet. With two days before its unveiling, let's recap all we have on BJP's official agenda so far.
If there is one thing the NDA and UPA have in common, its increasingly badgering the RBI to part with more funds. However, it cannot be forced. The RBI can only be made to part with surplus and not existing reserves. No directive in our legislation exists to bend its will. The Government too did not give up easily.
Finance ministers have come and gone but the briefcase has firmly held its place right from the time when Shanmukham Chetty presented independent India’s first Union budget on November 26, 1947 and we have come a long way since.
The S-400 Triumf deal that India signed with Russia has irked the US which now threatens to impose sanctions on New Delhi. Despite that, India is likely to tread off the earlier Rupee-Ruble route and honour the payments in Euros to bypass the threat of US sanctions.
It has a network of 70,000 km, spanning 29 states and 8,500 stations. It runs about 21,000 trains, two-thirds of which carrying 23 million passengers per day. The quintessential part of India, you just can't afford to miss the railways in a Budget.
Post GST, tax on cigarettes went up by 20%. Between 2011-12 and 2017-18, the tax on cigarettes has trebled. In fact, cigarettes are the most taxed tobacco item, but the root cause of the high tax might not be as noble as it seems
Coined by John Maynard Keynes, animal spirits describe the psychological factors that drive investors to take action when faced with high levels of volatility in capital markets. Although animal spirits are important, the government ought to actively intervene to control them -- via policymaking.
With the WHO having declared India as the most depressed country world-wide due to a complex interplay of pressures on the population and an HDI rank of 130 out of 189 nations, we desperately need welfare measures instead of populist gimmicks.
BSP supremo Mayawati, who had left open the possibility of fighting UP elections in alliance with Samajwadi Party, firmly shut the door on Akhilesh Yadav’s party. In a string of tweets, Mayawati announced that the BSP would fight all elections on its own.
The President made a long list of promises, when he addressed both houses of Parliament on Thursday; the most ambitious of which is India becoming a 5 trillion dollar economy by 2020 - our 75th year of independence.
You know Nirmala Sitharaman, our new finance minister, worked as a salesgirl at the Sainsbury-owned Habitat in London's Oxford Street. The store gave her a bottle of Moët & Chandon for achieving record Christmas sales.
On 29 April 2019, Haryana state handed Ravi Kumar (in pic) a certificate, declaring that he belonged to “no caste, no religion & no god”. It took him two long years to get that acknowledgement, but he lost the title the following week. What made this man go for such a certification. Let's hear it from him.
There are no large-engine mobike manufacturers like Harley in India. And import volumes of the iconic brand here are rather small. But, as India picks up economic speed, the demand for such large motorcycles is likely to accelerate.
PWC quit as Reliance Capital's auditor adding to the already mounting problems for the younger Ambani brother...The auditor of Ambani’s shadow bank resigned citing lack of satisfactory responses to its questions, adding to concerns about the last stronghold of the wider Reliance Group.
Over 6,800 cases of bank fraud involving an unprecedented Rs 71,500 crore have been reported in 2018-19, according to the RBI. In 2017-18, 5,916 such cases were reported by banks involving Rs 41,167.03 crore.
Modi is all set to take oath for second term. As many as 8,000 guests including world leaders, Chief Ministers, political leaders, industry bigwigs, Bollywood and sports celebrities will attend the 90-minutes swearing-in function.