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Siachen glacier

Captain Shiva is 1st Army woman officer to serve in Siachen

Bengal Sapper officer inducted to Siachen post on January 2

04 Jan 2023 7:27 AM

Abhijit Bhattacharyya | Stand firm at Siachen: No question of glacier retreat

In the light of the suggestions by Gen. M.M. Naravane and a former foreign secretary, let us revisit the entire question of the glacier

09 Feb 2022 1:23 AM

Siachen troops will get fresh veggies with help of new tech

Dr Singh said low intensity light inside bunkers would suffice for cultivation of these plants.

08 Jan 2020 2:12 AM

Two army personnel killed as avalanche hits patrol in Southern Siachen

An Avalanche Rescue Team (ART) following the patrol immediately rushed and managed to locate and pull out all members of the patrol.

30 Nov 2019 8:00 PM

8 soldiers stuck under snow as avalanche hits Army positions in Siachen

Sources said that the patrolling party, including porters, were evacuating another person who had fallen sick at his post.

18 Nov 2019 8:27 PM


Why Siachen glacier is vital to India’s defence

Only few in India have had the opportunity to examine the Siachen glacier both on the ground and in detail on maps.

26 Oct 2019 1:26 AM

Siachen, highest battlefield, now open to tourists

Avalanches and landslides are common at the glacier during the winters and temperatures can drop to as low as minus 60 degrees Celsius.

22 Oct 2019 4:56 AM

World’s highest battlefield Siachen set for ‘makeover’

Army removes 130 tonnes of waste from glacier.

25 Sep 2019 2:50 AM

Indian Army clears 130 tonnes of garbage from Siachen Glacier

The garbage gets accumulated in the world's highest battlefield due to the deployment of Indian Army soldiers.

24 Sep 2019 8:11 PM

Watch: Jawans in Siachen battle minus 70 degree cold, struggle with food

The Siachen base camp is at an average altitude of nearly 18,000 feet. It is also one of the coldest battlefields in the world.

09 Jun 2019 2:15 PM


'I salute their vigour, valour,' says Rajnath, interacts with Army jawans in Siachen

Singh’s predecessors, Nirmala Sitharam and Manohar Parrikar, also visited the glacier to understand the challenges Indian soldiers face.

03 Jun 2019 2:53 PM

As new Defence Minister, Rajnath to visit Siachen today with Army chief

Army chief General Bipin Rawat will accompany Singh who was on Saturday briefed by top officials on the functioning of the ministry.

03 Jun 2019 9:12 AM

Rajnath Singh to visit Siachen, interact with soldiers

The visit would provide an impetus towards defence cooperation and pave the way for greater interaction and cooperation between the Air Forces.

03 Jun 2019 5:40 AM

Colonel posted in Siachen shoots self

It has also been the scene of many natural disasters, leaving hundreds of soldiers dead or maimed.

01 Jun 2019 6:45 AM

Army finalises Make in India extreme-weather gear for Siachen, Doklam

Military sources said the Army is aiming at saving nearly Rs 300 crore annually by indigenous production of these items

12 Aug 2018 2:07 PM


Can India stare down the dragon?

Chinese aggression may be a post 2008 financial and banking crisis phenomena, but its desire to stymie rise of India is an old one.

24 Jul 2017 12:31 AM

Extreme shots

A new, exciting breed of daredevil photographers is embracing risks and going all out to capture adventure sport athletes in breathtaking action.

23 Jul 2017 1:02 AM

Indian Air Force denies Pak violated airspace

Amid plummeting Indo-Pak bilateral ties, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) has made all its forward operating bases “operational”.

25 May 2017 3:47 AM

Haven't received major complaints about food quality from jawans: govt

A number of videos were uploaded online recently by jawans, complaining about the conditions they work in, 'poor' quality of food.

08 Feb 2017 12:42 PM