India | 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 | 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 w...
India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 Ar...
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.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday May 15, 2012
India today made it clear that it has no plans to thin out troops from wartime positions in border areas where they were deployed post 26/11.
India | NDTV Correspondent with inputs from PTI | Friday May 11, 2012
India and Pakistan will hold their next round of talks on the military standoff on Siachen glacier during June 11-12 in Islamabad. The last round of talks on Siachen was held in Delhi by the Defence Secretaries of the two countries almost a year ago.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday May 3, 2012
Top officials of India and Pakistan will hold talks this month on key issues like the Sir Creek maritime boundary and counter-terrorism.
World | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 21, 2012
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has ruled out any unilateral withdrawal of Pakistani soldiers from Siachen, saying troops could be called back from the Himalayan glacier only if India agrees to do the same.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 8, 2012
Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh offered Pakistan humanitarian assistance to help find survivors of a massive avalanche that hit a Pakistani army camp in the Siachen glacier in which 135 soldiers and civilians are feared dead.
World | Mahawish Rezvi, Reuters | Sunday April 8, 2012
Pakistan's military hoped for a miracle on Sunday as rescue teams searched for 124 soldiers and 11 civilians buried by a Himalayan avalanche near the Indian border, with no sign of survivors more 24 hours later. The avalanche engulfed a Pakistani ar...
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday April 8, 2012
Up to 135 people, mostly soldiers, were feared dead Sunday after an avalanche buried a Pakistan army camp in mountainous Kashmir, in an area known as the world's highest battleground.
World | Associated Press | Saturday April 7, 2012
A security official says an avalanche has buried 130 Pakistani soldiers in a Himalayan region close to India.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Friday July 22, 2011
Two officers of the Indian Army, at a post on the Siachen glacier, were burnt to death on Wednesday night, after the fibre glass reinforced bunker they were staying in caught fire.
India | NDTV Correspondent | Monday May 30, 2011
After a gap of four years, defence secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan on the long-pending Siachen issue kicked off in New Delhi today.Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar is leading the Indian delegation during the two-day talks with his Pakistani counterpart Lt General (Retd) Syed Ather Al...