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A letter from a Kargil hero

At a height of 17,200 feet, his handwriting mangled by the cold, Captain Vikram Batra wrote this letter to his twin brother.An excerpt from Letters From Kargil by Diksha Dwivedi......

The soldier who became a legend

A fortnight after he became the face of the Indian soldier in the Kargil war, on July 8, 1999, Vikram Batra died. He was mortally wounded after fighting through the night while recapturing Peak......

Vikram Batra's family unhappy with Modi exploiting his name

The family of Kargil martyr Captain Vikram Batra has taken exception to the repeated reference of his name and the slogan "Yeh Dil Maange More" (this heart yearns more), by BJP's prime ministerial......

Ruckus in RK Nagar over "cash distribution," Rs 13 lakh seized

Election officials on Saturday seized Rs 13 lakh from a premises in bypoll-bound R K Nagar which witnessed chaotic scenes with some men accused of trying to distribute cash to voters being chased......

Remember those whose sons paid the price of war

War, and proxy war, demand and always extract a price -- from both sides.But how do you make a neighbour, who will simply not stop provoking, and the jingoists see this, asks Veenu Sandhu. IMAGE:......

ABP Group sells Businessworld magazine

The ABP Group on Thursday sold Businessworld magazine to Anurag Batra and Vikram Jhunjhunwala for an undisclosed amount. Batra and Jhunjhunwala have bought Businessworld from ABP on behalf of some......

Global Technovator awards for 10 NRIs

Ten young under-40 innovators and entrepreneurs of South Asian origin will be given the Global Indus Technovators Awards at a ceremony at MIT on Monday.The ten have been recognised by the Indian......

9 Indians in MIT top innovators' list

It's been a good year for Indians abroad, with Bobby Jindal getting elected to the US Congress and steel tycoon Lakshmi Mittal topping the UK rich list and many achievements by Indian scientists on......

Why Sid wants to play Captain Vikram Batra

'Soldiers do the biggest jobs and they don't even make a big deal about it.''Whether it is the conditions they live in or the duties they do or the facilities they have or don't have.' IMAGE: Manoj......

More Amazing movies, coming up in 2018

Horror, drama, romance and action... it's all on your plate this year. Lots of interesting movies are coming up for release in 2018. You got a taste of it in the first part of this feature. Check......

Do YOU want to see Fawad Khan on the big screen?

The forced ban on Pakistani actors sends out a disturbing message, says Saibal Chatterjee. IMAGE: Alia Bhatt, Fawad Khan and Siddharth Malhotra in Kapoor & Sons. Fawad Khan wasn't producer Karan......

Box Office: Baaghi does excellent business

The hits and misses of the week. Tiger Shroff's Baaghi: A Rebel For Love did excellent business during its opening weekend. The response to his second film is like that of a star, and......

Box Ofiice: Nil Battey Sannata, Laal Rang flop

The hits and misses of the week. All three releases of last week, Laal Rang, Nil Battey Sannata and Santa Banta Pvt Ltd have failed to strike a chord with movie goers. Trade analyst Vinod Mirani......

Hockey chief Batra elected IOA President unopposed

International Hockey Federation chief Narinder Batra was on Thursday elected as president of Indian Olympic Association for a four-year term by an overwhelming majority in the polls held at its......

Himachal doesn't want to host India v Pak WT20 tie, BCCI in a fix

- 'I think if the match takes place in Dharamsala, it would be against the will of the people of Himachal Pradesh.' IMAGE: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, left, is congratulated by Pakistan skipper......

Haryana wrestlers win 18 gold; Ghosal, Chinappa squash champs

Saurauv Ghosal of India. Photograph: Stanley Chou/Getty Images The seasoned duo of Saurav Ghosal and Joshana Chinappa expectedly walked away with the individual gold medals in squash even as......

Azlan Shah: Halappa captain, Sandeep, Sardara axed

Veteran forward Arjun Halappa has been appointed captain of the Indian team for next month's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Malaysia even as drag-flicker Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh......

Tirkey rues absence of Prabhjot in CWG team

Former hockey captain Dilip Tirkey said India would miss the services of experienced forward Prabhjot Singh in next month's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi.The three-time Olympian, who was part of......
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Sidharth on Vikram Batra biopic

Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who is going to essay Captain Vikram Batra in a film, says he is nervous about playing the Kargil martyr on the big... ...

http://asianetindia.com/there-is-pressure-sidharth-on-vikram-batra-biopic/
Why Sid wants to play Captain Vikram Batra

'Soldiers do the biggest jobs and they don't even make a big deal about it.''Whether it is the conditions they live in or the duties they do or the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/why-sid-wants-to-play-captain-vikram-batra/20180131.htm
Vikram Sisodia named CWG Chef De Mission

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has appointed Vikram Singh Sisodia as Chef de Mission for the 21st Commonwealth Games to be held on the Gold... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/vikram-sisodia-named-cwg-chef-de-mission-118013000574_1.html
More Amazing movies, coming up in 2018

Horror, drama, romance and action... it's all on your plate this year. Lots of interesting movies are coming up for release in 2018. You got a... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/special/more-amazing-movies-coming-up-in-2018/20180104.htm
Bribe charges again cast a shadow as Jayalalithaa's vacant seat RK Nagar readies for bypoll

The campaigning for the bypoll to fill the seat that was made vacant when the late chief minister of Tamil Nadu, J Jayalalithaa , died on 6... ...

http://www.catchnews.com/politics-news/bribe-charges-again-cast-a-shadow-as-jayalalithaa-s-vacant-seat-rk-nagar-readies-for-bypoll-92940.html

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