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    1965 Second War With Pakistan Over Kashmir

  • Indian army veterans boycott 1965 war carnival over pension reforms

    While Indian leaders in New Delhi marked the anniversary of the 1965 war, retired personnel of the Indian army have boycotted the government's ‘carnival’ over the failure to break the deadlock of the one rank one pension (OROP) issue, according to a report published on the hindustantimes website...

    Talks between the Indian government and its military veterans ended inconclusively on Thursday night, with a group of retired armed forces...

  • PAF & 1965 war

    These were the heady days of September 1965...

    This year we are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war...

  • Modi govt plans 1965 war carnival

    NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rightwing Hindu nationalist government has ordered India’s armed forces to organise a ‘carnival’ to mark 50 years of a war with Pakistan in 1965, The Telegraph reported on Tuesday...

    “From September 1 to September 23 this year, on days coinciding with the duration of the war, the Indian Army and the Indian Air Force have been directed to organise tableaux, exhibitions, processions, public...

  • Khwaja Khizr: The saint who 'saved' Rohri, Sukkur and Lansdowne Bridge during the 1965 War

    On a warm morning this March, I was passing under the heavy iron vaults (arches) of the Lansdowne Bridge, in a small jeep over the Indus River in Rohri, Sindh...

    I was lost in thought as we were speeding by Rohri and its beautiful pre-Partition houses and their enigmatic wooden balconies, when I heard our driver ask me “Adi, do you know how this bridge and cities were saved during the 1965 War?”“No, I don’t,” I replied, rather...

  • 1965 war hero Daudpota passes away

    KARACHI: Air Marshal Mohammad Abdul Azim Daudpota — a former governor of Sindh, 1965 war veteran and ex-chairman of the Pakistan International Airlines — died in Karachi on Monday...

    He joined the Pakistan Air Force Academy at Risalpur in July of the same year...

  • India’s propaganda and 1965 war

    IT is ironic that this year the Indian government is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its ‘victory’ in the 1965 war, though various accounts of their own diplomats, scholars and researchers make it clear that it was a deadlock before the UN declared a ceasefire on September 22, 1965...

    Jaswant Singh, one of India’s topmost diplomats who has served as the finance and the defence minister in his book, India at Risk — Mistakes,...

  • Literary notes: The 1965 war and Pakistani Urdu literature

    So it is not only the soldiers that fight a war, but it is the nation as well...

    When the United States joined in the First World War, for instance, the public sentiments quickly turned in favour of US intervention, backed by the intellectuals and philosophers such as John Dewey, and even the ones with the leftist leanings echoed the nationalist feelings...

  • History & 1965 war

    THIS is apropos news item ‘History in Pakistan has been badly treated’ (Sept 5) and Dr Akbar Zaidi’s remarks...

    The Indians suffered heavy losses at the hands of the Pakistan Army in Chiwinda...

  • 1965 war

    DEFENCE Day this year is the golden jubilee of the 1965 War...

    I would like to ask the Indians, if they did win, then why did New Delhi rush to seek the United Nations to seek a ceasefire?We need to highlight these matters and keep reminding our people why, despite three wars, the Kashmir issue remains unresolved...

  • Ramifications of the 1965 war

    KARACHI: It is heartening to note there are rational voices in the country who are willing to undertake soul-searching with respect to the 1965 war...

    One is referring to the seminar on ‘Learning Lessons from 1965 Indo-Pak War’, organised by International Relations Department of Karachi University, on Thursday...

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