Thursday, February 25, 2021

Military Literature Festival

Be fearless and limitless in yiur ambition and make country proud: Manpreet Badal

CHANDIGARH:  Underlining the stupendous role played by the Military Literature Festival for reigniting the craze for the Defence Forces amongst Punjabi youth, Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Sunday called on the youngsters to direct their quest for individual brilliance towards making the country proud.

Food security is as important as national security: Manpreet Badal

CHANDIGARH: Food security is as important as national security and diversification in agriculture should be organic, these were the words of Punjab Finance Minister Mr. Manpreet Singh Badal, who participated in a virtual session "Jai Jawan Jai Kisan-Victory, Soldier! Victory Farmer!" on the concluding day of the 4th Military Literature Festival-2020 today.

Armed forces today a true reflection of the basic concept of diversity and unity

CHANDIGARH: On the 3rd day of Military Literature Festival-2020, a special session was held virtually on Pluralism, the “Defence Forces- and the Question of who is an Indian” in which Gen VP Malik, Finance Minister Punjab Manpreet Singh Badal, Maj Gen. AP Singh and Col Shantanu Pandey took part.

On Dec 9, 1971 Indian army crossed Meghna river and forced Pak to retreat

CHANDIGARH: On the last day of the Military Literature Festival, the third session focused on the story of a very important battle of Bangladesh's war of independence which was fought jointly by the Indian Air Force and the Army. The title of the session was 'Crossing the River Meghna'

Year-long celebrations of 50th Anniversary of India's victory over Pak and Independence of Bangladesh from January 14'

CHANDIGARH: Year-long celebrations to commemorate the 50th anniversary of India's victory over Pakistan and the independence of Bangladesh will be observed as 'Swarnim Vijay Varsh' by the Government of India. These celebrations have been inaugurated by Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi in New Delhi by lighting the 'Swarnim Vijay Mashal'.

Development in colonial rule was only in interest of Britishers: Tharoor

CHANDIGARH: Lok Sabha MP Shashi Tharoor in conversation with renowned artist Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal at the last day of Military Literature Festival 2020 asserted that the infrastructural development done in the colonial rule including Railways was only aimed for fulfilling interests of Britishers.

First session on MLF's final day starts with discussion on book 'The Khalistan Conspiracy' by GBS Sidhu

CHANDIGARH: The first session of the third and final day of 4th Military Literature Festival-2020 was kick-started with discussion on ‘The Khalistan Conspiracy by GBS Sidhu’, in which the panelists advocated that all issues in those days, must have been addressed politically not forcefully.

Cinema is most influential medium to convey feelings to people, MLF panelists

CHANDIGARH: The last session of the second day of Military Literature Festival 2020 highlighted the role of Bollywood in raising the patriotic zeal in Indians. ‘Bollywood and Shaping the Nation’ session was moderated by renowned journalist Nirupama Subramanian and the expert panelists were Shubhra Gupta, film critic, Major Bikramjeet Kanwarpal renowned artist and Professor Makarnand R. Paranjape, director IIAS, Shimla.

Mashkoh valley was a very strategic point during Kargil war: Brig Umesh Singh Bawa

CHANDIGARH: During the Kargil war of 1999, Brig Umesh Singh Bawa was commanding 17 Jat and his unit was instrumental in the capture of Pimple Complex, part of point 4875 in Mashkoh valley. Upon his retirement, Brig Bawa has penned a book titled “Mashkoh: Kargil As I Saw It”.

Air Force experts discuss air power of China

CHANDIGARH: Chandigarh 18 December:- An extensive debate on the air power capability of China was held on the first day of the 4th edition of Military Literature Festival, organised on virtual mode this time.

Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan to reverberate at Military Lit Fest 2020 set to begin tomorrow

CHANDIGARH:  National spirit of Jai Jawan, Jai Kisan will echo across the globe at the Military Literature Festival 2020 set to begin tomorrow. Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be launching the 4th Military Literature Festival (MLF) 2020 during a virtual ceremony on Friday.

Intelligence was passed on to Centre just before Kargil conflict, says AS Dulat

CHANDIGARH: Intelligence reports pointing to intrusion of Kargil heights were submitted to the central government just ahead of the Kargil conflict, former RAW chief AS Dulat disclosed at the Military Literature Festival today.

War Veterans demand dedicated memorial for WW1 heroes, want to adopt organge memorial

Central govt reluctant to take inputs from defence experts for evolving defence strategy, feel veterans

CHANDIGARH: War veterans and defence experts on Saturday regretted the reluctance of the central government to take inputs from them in drafting the country’s defence strategy and called for brainstorming for a long-term cohesive combat and defence plan.

Military Literature Festival begins with tribute to WWI soldiers

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Punjab is shield of nation with proud military tradition: Navjot Singh Sidhu

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