Indo-Pakistani wars and conflicts
Since the partition of British India in 1947 and creation of modern republics of India and Pakistan, the two South Asian countries have been involved in four wars, including one undeclared war, as wel...
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Indo-Pakistani War of 1947
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1947–1948, sometimes known as the First Kashmir War, was fought between India and Pakistan over the princely state of Kashmir and Jammu from 1947 to 1948. It was the first of...
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Indo-Pakistani War of 1965
The Indo-Pakistani War of 1965 was a culmination of skirmishes that took place between April 1965 and September 1965 between Pakistan and India.This war started following Pakistan's Operation Gibralta...
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Kargil War
The Kargil War (Hindi: करगिल युद्ध kargil yuddh, Urdu: کرگل جنگ ‎ kargil jang), also known as the Kargil conflict, was an armed conflict between India and Pakistan that took place betwee...
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Siachen conflict
The Siachen Conflict, sometimes referred to as the Siachen War, is a military conflict between India and Pakistan over the disputed Siachen Glacier region in Kashmir. A cease-fire went into effect in ...
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Thoise
Thoise is a military airfield and small village in Shyok Valley, Jammu and Kashmir, India, occupying the only large piece of flat land in the area. The airstrip is a critical facility enabling a quic...
United Nations Security Council Resolution 98
United Nations Security Council Resolution 98, adopted on December 23, 1952, urged the Governments of India and Pakistan to enter into immediate negotiations under the auspices of the United Nations R...
Chicken's Neck (Pakistan)
The Chicken's Neck or the Akhnoor Dagger is the name for a narrow strip of Pakistani territory that extends into Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir south of Akhnoor. The sensitive piece of land that l...
Joydeep Sircar
Joydeep Sircar (born 1947) is a mountain-traveller and pioneer mountain-historian. In 1979 he published his Himalayan handbook, an index of all the-then named peaks of 6096 meters (20000 feet) an...
Nand Singh
Nand Singh VC MVC (24 September 1914 – 12 December 1947) was an Indian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarde...
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United Nations Security Council Resolution 209
United Nations Security Council Resolution 209, adopted on September 4, 1965, with a deteriorating situation along the cease-fire line in Kashmir, the Council called upon both India and Pakistan to ta...
Kodendera Subayya Thimayya
General Kodendera Subayya Thimayya, DSO ( Kodava : ಕೊದಂಡೇರ ಸುಬ್ಬಯ್ಯ ತಿಮ್ಮಯ್ಯ ) was a distinguished soldier of the Indian Army who served as Chief of Army Staff from 1957 to 1961 in the crucial...
Satyawant Mallannah Shrinagesh
General Satyawant Mallannah Shrinagesh (11 May 1903 – 27 December 1977) was an Indian military officer who served as 3rd Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army from 14 May 1955 till 7 May 1957. After ...
Operation Python
Operation Python, a follow-up to Operation Trident, was a code name of a naval attack launched on West Pakistan's port city of Karachi by the Indian Navy during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971. After t...
Operation Meghdoot
Operation Meghdoot (Sanskrit: ऑपरेशन मेघदूत Ŏparēśan Meghadūta, lit. "Operation Cloud Messenger") was the code-name for the Indian Armed Forces operation to capture the Siachen Glacier in the disp...
Siachen Glacier
The Siachen Glacier(Hindi: सियाचेन ) (Urdu:سیاچین) is located in the eastern Karakoram range in the Himalaya Mountains at about 35°25′16″N 77°06′34″E / 35.421226°N 77.109540°E ...
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Battle of Tiger Hill
The Battle of Tiger Hill encompasses the battles fought in and around the peak of Tiger Hill between Indian Army and Pakistani force from the final week of May till second week of June 1999 during th...
Battle of Atgram
The Battle of Atgram Complex, fought on 21 November 1971 between the 5 Gorkha Rifles of the Indian Army and the 31 Punjabs of the Pakistan Army, was one of the first engagements between the two opposi...
Battle of Chamb
The Battle of Chamb of 1971 stands out as the finest display of an offensive battle in the Indo-Pak operational scenario. It was this battle which sustained the morale of the army in West Pakistan. Th...
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Battle of Phillora
The Battle of Phillora was one of the largest tank battles fought during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. It was the first major engagement between the two nations in the Sialkot sector and coincided w...
Sam Manekshaw
Field Marshal Sam Hormusji Framji Jamshedji Manekshaw, MC (3 April 1914 – 27 June 2008), also known as Sam Bahadur ("Sam the Brave"), was an Indian military leader who was the first Indian Army office...
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Gudiya, Kargil war victim
Gudiya is the name of an Indian Muslim woman who was tragically affected by the Kargil war and whose plight was prominently highlighted by the print and electronic media. She was married to Arif in 19...
Tashkent Declaration
The Tashkent Declaration of 10 January 1966 was a peace agreement between India and Pakistan after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.Peace had been achieved on 23 September by the intervention of the gre...
Battle of Boyra
The Battle of Boyra, on 22 November 1971, was an aerial interception fought between the Indian Airforce and intruding Pakistani Air Force jets that inadvertently crossed into Indian Airspace while per...
Kargil Vijay Diwas
Kargil Vijay Diwas, named after the success of Operation Vijay. On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil w...
Harbaksh Singh
Lieutenant General Harbaksh Singh (1 Oct 1913 – 14 November 1999) was a senior Indian Army officer who played a key role during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan...