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Increasing 'happiness quotient' of Indian soldiers: A concept that belongs on paper alone

Sep 29, 2016

Increasing 'happiness quotient' of Indian soldiers: A concept that belongs on paper alone

Multiple media reports state that the that DRDO is to tie-up with IIT-Kharagpur to increase the ‘happiness quotient’ of Indian soldiers; some say the endeavour is devised to bring the smile back to the faces of the soldiers, and others say it's to heighten the morale of soldiers #Jammu and Kashmir #InMyOpinion #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #DRDO #IIT Kharagpur #Kargil conflict #Partha Pratim Chakrabarti #Uri Attack #Happiness Quotient #Manas K Mandal
Despite quality training, India has lost 41 soldiers to Siachen Glacier since 2013

Apr 29, 2016

Despite quality training, India has lost 41 soldiers to Siachen Glacier since 2013

Forty-one soldiers have lost their lives in Siachen Glacier since 2013, the government said on Friday. #NewsTracker #Lok Sabha #Siachen Glacier #Manohar Parrikar #Defence minister Manohar Parrikar
Glacier of death: 41 soldiers have lost their lives at Siachen since 2013

Apr 29, 2016

Glacier of death: 41 soldiers have lost their lives at Siachen since 2013

The count is from 2013 till 31 March 2016 at the Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #military services
Siachen needs to be manned, India won't vacate it: Manohar Parrikar

Feb 26, 2016

Siachen needs to be manned, India won't vacate it: Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said India will not vacate the Siachen glaciers as Pakistan cannot be trusted and it may occupy the strategic location once it is vacated. #India #Defence #NewsTracker #Siachen Glacier #military #Manohar Parrikar #Defence minister Manohar Parrikar
India has lost 869 soldiers in Siachen since 1984: Battle is mostly with the weather

Feb 12, 2016

India has lost 869 soldiers in Siachen since 1984: Battle is mostly with the weather

Overall, 869 Indian troops died serving at the Siachen Glacier between 1984 and December 2015, according to data presented in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Parliament. #India #Pakistan #ConnectTheDots #Lok Sabha #Siachen #Siachen Glacier #battlefield #Shareworthy #Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad #Adverse weather #Deaths in Siachen
Goodbye Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad: You and your mates make us proud

Feb 11, 2016

Goodbye Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad: You and your mates make us proud

Even the prayers of 1.2 billion Indians could not bring him back to life. Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, we are so very sorry #InMemoriam #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad #heroism #Indian jigar
Watch: Soldiers deployed at high altitude areas in Gulmarg training for avalanche rescue

Feb 11, 2016

Watch: Soldiers deployed at high altitude areas in Gulmarg training for avalanche rescue

After the Siachen Avalanche tragedy, where nine soldiers died on 3 February, the High Altitude Warfare School (HAWS) sent out instructors to train soldiers at high altitudes in rescue missions #didyouknow #Siachen Glacier #LoC #Siachen avalanche #Siachen rescue
Hanamanthappa 'highly-motivated', served in 'difficult, challenging' areas, says officer

Feb 10, 2016

Hanamanthappa 'highly-motivated', served in 'difficult, challenging' areas, says officer

Koppad also volunteered to serve in the North-East from 2010 to 2012 where he actively participated in successful operations against NDFB and Ulfa. #Defence #NewsTracker #Siachen Glacier #ULFA #Indian Army #NDFB #Siachen avalanche #Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad #54 Rashtriya Rifles
Siachen avalanche survivor Lance Naik's condition remains critical: Army hospital

Feb 10, 2016

Siachen avalanche survivor Lance Naik's condition remains critical: Army hospital

The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad of 19 Madras regiment, who was rescued alive six days after being buried under tonnes of ice in Siachen Glacier, remains very critical, the army said on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #Siachen #Siachen Glacier #lance naik