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Kargil Vijay Diwas: PM Modi and Leaders Pay Tribute to India’s Braveheroes.

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In Ladakh’s Dras, a two-day celebration commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas and the deaths of 559 soldiers during the 1999 Kargil War, got underway on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi honoured the slain soldiers from the 1999 Kargil war on the Kargil Vijay Diwas. On Twitter, Prime Minister Modi stated, “Kargil Vijay Diwas brings to the forefront the heroic narrative of those beautiful brave Indians who will always serve as an example to their compatriots. I salute him from the bottom of my heart and bow down to him on this special day. India is still alive.

 

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh lay a wreath at the Kargil War Memorial in Ladakh’s Dras on the 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas to honour the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in the Kargil war on Wednesday. He also went to the museum known as the “Hut of Remembrance,” which was built in honour of the Kargil warriors.

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General Manoj Pande, the head of the Army, Admiral R Hari Kumar, the head of the Indian Navy, General Anil Chauhan, the head of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, and others also placed wreaths at the war memorial to honour the fallen.

On the 24th anniversary of the war, four Army Aviation MIG 29 planes and three Cheetal helicopters flew by the Kargil War Memorial while dropping flower petals.

At a ceremony hosted by the Kargil Shaheed Smriti Vatika in Lucknow on Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid respect to the soldiers who lost their lives during the Kargil war. On Wednesday, he tweeted, “Heartfelt congratulations to all the residents of the state on ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’, a wonderful symbol of the Indian Army’s matchless bravery, remarkable effectiveness, unyielding discipline, and the high attitude of Nation First! Hundreds of salutes to all the heroic sons of Mother India who sacrificed their everything in the service of the motherland!”

Greetings to the brave members of our Armed Forces, their families, and all fellow Indians on #KargilVijayDiwas, tweeted Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge. Salutations to the brave hearts who died a martyr’s death in the Kargil War defending our nation. They will inspire future generations with their unwavering bravery.
S Jaishankar, the minister of external affairs, and Prahlad Joshi, the minister of parliamentary affairs, both paid tribute to the soldiers.

In Ladakh’s Dras, a two-day celebration commemorating the Kargil Vijay Diwas and the 559 soldiers who died in the 1999 Kargil War got underway on Tuesday. At the Lamochen viewpoint in Dras, the festivities got underway as battle heroes and the families of the dead troops remembered the valiant sacrifices.

The chief guest of the event was Northern Army Commander Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi. A cultural programme was held after this in the presence of Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande.
At the occasion, Pande spoke with veterans and recipients of the gallantry medal. He made things easier for the troops’ families.

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On the eve of #KargilVijayDiwas 2023, General Manoj Pande #COAS engaged with #Veterans, #VeerNaris, Gallantry Award Winners, and Awam of #Dras & #Kargil and expressed his thanks, the Indian Army tweeted on Tuesday. During the ceremony, a captivating exhibition of military bands and a cultural performance highlighting the rich and diverse culture of #Ladakh were also featured.

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Tuesday night, a number of people paid their respects at the Kargil War Memorial, including the Army chief and other current and past top military leaders. Additionally, 559 lamps at the Veer Bhoomi were lit, one for each of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives during “Operation Vijay,” as a mark of respect.

The Indian Army stated in a different tweet that General Manoj Pande, the COAS, “paid homage to the #Bravehearts of the #KargilWar in a solemn ceremony ‘Shaurya Sandhya’ at Kargil War Memorial, #Dras. Gallant heroes, #VeerNaris & various civil & military dignitaries lit 559 lamps, in honour of the fallen #Bravehearts…During this important occasion, he met with the #NariSashaktikaran Women Motorcycle Rally Team and all other dignitaries.

 

The Shaurya Sandhya celebrations were then launched with patriotic music by the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre Fusion Band.

The general public, military authorities, Veer Naris, Veer Matas, the War Heroes of Kargil, and the families of the fallen troops all attended the ceremony.

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The Kargil War, which took place in the summer of 1999, was intended to drive out Pakistani regular soldiers that had trespassed and taken over winter-vacated positions on the Indian side of the LoC, infringing upon an unspoken agreement. The action cost the Indian Army 527 young lives; a memorial service is held each year in their honour.

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Ameen Sayani, Voice of Geetmala and Iconic Radio Presenter Passes Away at 91; PM Modi Pays Tribute

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Ameen Sayani, Voice of Geetmala and Iconic Radio Presenter Passes Away at 91; PM Modi Pays Tribute

Legendary radio broadcaster Ameen Sayani passed away on Wednesday at the age of 91 from a heart attack, according to his son Rajil Sayani. According to Rajil Sayani, despite being taken to the HN Reliance Hospital in Mumbai immediately, his father was not able to be saved. He also mentioned that the funeral would take place on Thursday.

Ameen Sayani, who was broughtup  in Mumbai on December 21, 1932, turned out to be notable all through the years on the grounds that to his convincing way and melodic voice. After India acquired autonomy, he began as an English-language telecaster and changed to Hindi.

Sayani’s radio show ‘Geetmala’ helped popularize radio listening in India and brought him great fame. Sayani presented Geetmala, a national sensation that captivated listeners for decades with music from popular Hindi films. His catchphrase, “Behno aur Bhaiyo” (sisters and brothers), made him instantly recognizable and became a popular parody.

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Condolences Pour In for Iconic Radio Presenter Ameen Sayani

On Wednesday, various individuals honored the prestigious radio personality Ameen Sayani, who died at 91 years old. Sayani, who gave the voice to the eminent public broadcast “Binaca Geetmala,” was respected for her accomplishments by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and a number of celebrities. “”Shri Ameen Sayani Ji’s brilliant voice on the wireless transmissions had an appeal and warmth that charmed him to individuals across ages,” Modi expressed on X.

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Babita Phogat Pays Tribute to Late Dangal Actor Suhani Bhatnagar’s Parents at Their Home

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Babita Phogat Pays Tribute to Late Dangal Actor Suhani Bhatnagar’s Parents at Their Home

Friday was the 19th birthday of Dangal star Suhani Bhatnagar. In the movie, she played a youthful Babita Phogat with Aamir Khan. Wrestler Babita Phogat recently visited the actor’s Faridabad home to offer her sympathies to the actor’s bereaved parents.

Babita Phogat visits Suhani Bhatnagar’s parents.

Photos from Suhani’s home, where Babita Phogat met the actor’s parents, were shared online. Suhani’s parents, Babita Phogat, were pictured in the picture with other people attending a prayer meeting. In addition, Babita folded her hands and prayed for the deceased person. Babita shared the pictures and stated, “Today, Suhani Bhatnagar, who portrayed my childhood in the movie Dangal, visited her Faridabad home and sent her condolences to her family.” Om Shanti.

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Who was Suhani?

Suhani and Zaira Wasim (the younger Phogat sisters) worked together on just one movie, Dangal. The film, directed by Nitesh Tiwari, draws inspiration from the life stories of Mahavir Singh Phogat’s daughters. The adult roles played by Sanya Malhotra and Fatima Sana Shaikh were Babita and Geeta Phogat. Suhani appeared in other commercials in addition to the film.

How did Suhani Bhatnagar die?

The 19-year-old died on Friday after being admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi. Skin rashes and muscle weakness are the symptoms of a rare inflammatory disease called dermatomyositis. Her father acknowledged that this was the reason for her death. The left-hand edema was the first symptom to appear two months ago.

Also Read: Amit Behl confirms that TV actor Rituraj Singh passed away from cardiac arrest

Her parents said, “We assumed it was just a skin condition as she began to develop swelling on her hand… Nothing worked despite our taking her to several dermatologists. Dermatomyositis was the diagnosis made when we brought her to AIIMS. Her body started to produce so much fluid when she contracted an infection during her therapy that her lungs collapsed and she died.

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Amit Behl confirms that TV actor Rituraj Singh passed away from cardiac arrest.

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Amit Behl confirms that TV actor Rituraj Singh passed away from cardiac arrest

TV on-screen character Rituraj Singh kicked the bucket due to cardiac capture. He was 59. As per the Times Presently News, his close companion and performing artist, Amit Behl, has affirmed his death. As per the report, Rituraj kicked the bucket on Monday night. He was as of late hospitalized as he was suffering from pancreatic disease.

Citing Amit, the Times Presently News detailed, “Yes, he passed away due to cardiac capture. He was admitted to a healing centre a few times back for treatment of pancreas, returned home, had a few cardiac complications, and passed away.”

Taking to X (once in the past Twitter), on-screen character Arshad Warsi composed, “I am so disheartened to know that Ritu Raj passed away. We lived in the same building; he was part of my filmmaking career.

I misplaced a companion and an awesome actor… will miss you, brother…” Rituraj has appeared in films like Banegi Apni Baat, Jyoti, Hitler Didi, Shapath, Warrior Tall, Aahat, Adaalat, Diya, and Aur Baati Murmur.

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He also played the part of Balwant Choudhary in the TV serial Laado 2. The on-screen character has also been included in movies such as Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017), Vash-Had by the Fixated, and Thunivu (2023). His final film was Yaariyan 2, released in his final year. Rituraj was part of a few web series, including The Test Case, Hello Prabhu, Criminal, Abhay, Bandish Outlaws, Never Kiss Your Best Companion, and Made in Paradise Season 2. Sometime after his passing, he played the part of Yashpal in the serial Anupamaa.

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