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Kargil is a City in Kargil district and the joint capital of the Indian union territory of Ladakh. Kargil is the second largest town in Ladakh after Leh. It is located 204 km to the east of Srinagar and 234 km west of Leh to the east. Kargil is the centre of the Suru River valley, historically known as Purig.
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If enemy attacks us, we will give befitting response as shown in Kargil: RajnathIf an enemy attacks India, it will give a befitting response as shown in Kargil, defence minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said on the 21st anniversary of the country's victory over Pakistan in the..
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Woman under quarantine in Kargil moved to hospital, delivers baby boyA 30-year-old woman, who was quarantined in Kargil near the Line of Control after one of her family members tested positive for Covid-19, has given birth to a bonny baby at a government district..
Coronavirus: Ladakh imposes lockdown till March 31The union territory of Ladakh has been placed on lockdown till March 31. The lockdown came into effect across Ladakh at 8 pm on Sunday and will remain in force till 6 pm on March 31, officials said...
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Mobile internet restored in Ladakh's Kargil after 145 days since Article 370 abrogationInternet services were snapped in erstwhile J&K prior to the abrogation of Article 370 on August 5.
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IAF's MiG-27 aircraft bids farewell, takes last flight in JodhpurThe Indian Air Force on Friday will bid farewell to the MiG 27 aircraft, which wreaked havoc on the enemy in the Kargil war.
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Kargil Vijay Diwas: Kargil victory was victory of bravery of our sons and daughters, says PMModi attended a commemorative function of Kargil Vijay Diwas at IGI Stadium in Delhi on Saturday.