India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
A P J Abdul Kalam was a daring President who went on a submarine sortie, flew a Sukhoi jet and visited the Siachen glacier, the world's highest battlefield, and interacted with troops at the Line of Control.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Tuesday July 28, 2015
In April 2004, President APJ Abdul Kalam became the fist Indian President to visit the Siachen glacier, the highest battlefield in the world.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 17, 2015
Not to be left behind, the armed forces have planned yoga sessions on board warships and even at Siachen, the world's highest battlefield, to celebrate the first International Yoga Day on June 21.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 22, 2015
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar conducted an aerial survey of northern glacier Siachen and interacted with troops at the base camp.
Blog | Vishnu Som | Friday April 17, 2015
More than 15 years ago, when I reported from the snout of the Siachen glacier for the first time, the Indian Army's Siachen base camp was nothing more than a military outpost in the most unimaginably desolate surrounding.
India News | Reported by Nitin Gokhale, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday October 23, 2014
On Diwali Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began a packed visit to Jammu and Kashmir with a trip to Siachen, the world's highest battlefield. "Am going to Siachen with a message from each and every Indian to our soldiers - that we stand shoulder to shoulder with you!" he tweeted before leaving this morning in a special Indian Air Force aircraft.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen; Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Friday October 17, 2014
The frozen body of a soldier who went missing 21 years ago at the Siachen glacier has been found by a group of soldiers patrolling the world's highest battleground.
India News | Reported by Nitin Gokhale; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Thursday August 21, 2014
The Army has found the body of a soldier 18 years after he went missing on the Siachen glacier in Kashmir.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The army has found the body of a soldier 18 years after he went missing on the Siachen glacier in Kashmir.
India News | NDTV.com | Tuesday August 12, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi made his second trip in two months to Kashmir today. He has become the first Indian PM in 15 years to visit the Siachen glacier - dubbed the world's highest battlefield.
India News | Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday August 13, 2014
On his second trip in two months to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited Kargil, where a massive crowd turned up to hear him speak.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will commission the country's largest indigenously-built warship INS Kolkata in Mumbai on August 16.
India News | Nitin Gokhale | Thursday August 7, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the Siachen glacier during his visit to poll-bound Jammu and Kashmir on August 12, sources have said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 7, 2014
Defence Minister Arun Jaitley may get to see the salvaged INS Sindhurakshak submarine during his Mumbai visit today where he will review the operational preparedness of the Western Naval Command.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 28, 2013
The Army has provided latest Swiss winter gear including trousers, jackets and gloves to jawans deployed in places such as Siachen Glacier to enable them to brave temperatures that go even below minus 50 degree Celcius.
India News | Written by Vishnu Som | Thursday July 4, 2013
Almost a decade ago, Suneet Sohal, then a Major in the Army, was flying me on a tiny Cheetah helicopter from Partapur, a Brigade Headquarters in North Ladakh, to the Army's Siachen base camp, the hub of all operations along the Siachen glacier. We were flying low over a valley above the Nubra river alongside the mighty Saltoro range dominated by s...
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 13, 2013
An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed this morning in the Siachen glacier. Both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, army sources said.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday May 13, 2013
An army helicopter crashed this morning in the Siachen glacier area of Jammu and Kashmir, defence sources said in Srinagar.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 15, 2013
Italian prosecutors investigating defence giant Finmeccanica say that in addition to bribing officials for a 12-helicopter deal, the company discussed kickbacks for a larger deal as well with a serving Brigadier in the Indian Army.
India News | Edited by Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday December 16, 2012
Six Indian Army soldiers were killed and one is missing in an avalanche that struck the Siachen Glacier early today. The tragedy occurred in Sub-sector Hanif when troops were moving between posts at 19,000 feet.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 14, 2012
Troops stationed at the Siachen Glacier can look forward to better resource mobilisation as the Indian Air Force is procuring 12 new light helicopters for deployment there.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 12, 2012
Indian and Pakistani officials have made no forward movement on resolving the military stand-off on the Siachen glacier, with both sides sticking to their stated positions in two-day talks, diplomatic and official sources said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday June 11, 2012
The Defence Secretaries of India and Pakistan today began talks on the military standoff on Siachen against the backdrop of calls from Islamabad to demilitarise the Himalayan glacier in the wake of an avalanche that killed 139 people at a Pakistan Army camp.
Press Trust of India | Monday June 4, 2012
India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will on Tuesday begin a two-day tour of the frontier Ladakh region during which he will visit Siachen glacier - the highest battleground of the world, a defence spokesman said here on Monday.