Siachen conflict

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Name: Siachen conflict
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering war heroes

The story of Captain Vikram Batra's martyrdom is perhaps the most poignant and widely remembered one in recent times. What many people may not know is that Captain Batra, who received Param Vir Chakra posthumously, was set to marry his close friend Dimple ... [Published Times of India - Aug 15 2014]

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...spoke of the heroism of Sub Joginder Singh of 1 Sikh platoon who commandeered the battle of Tongpen La, near Twang and received PVC posthumously. "We were just 29 soldiers against 2,000 Chinese... we didn't have automatic weapons and the weather was harsh" recalls the soldier. "Still, we managed to inflict heavy casualty on them," he says with pride
"Can there be a point of negotiation? Can a compromise be reached which leaves honour and dignity intact on both sides?" it wondered

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Remembering war heroes [Published Times of India - Aug 15 2014]
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