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Turning Siachen into a 'peace mountain' is a cute idea: But this isn't Disneyland we're talking about

Feb 08, 2016

Turning Siachen into a 'peace mountain' is a cute idea: But this isn't Disneyland we're talking about

The idea of turning Siachen into a ‘peace mountain’ or park is cute and sounds awfully nice. But it isn’t Disneyland and giving up a strategic height isn’t a roller coaster ride. #HowThisWorks #Siachen #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Operation Meghdoot #Siachen avalanche
Siachen avalanche: Govt releases names of 10 soldiers killed at icy heights in treacherous terrain

Feb 08, 2016

Siachen avalanche: Govt releases names of 10 soldiers killed at icy heights in treacherous terrain

The graveness of the situation can be gauged from the fact that the Army is even having difficulties in contacting the rescue team which had gone to trace the bodies. #Defence #NewsTracker #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #IAF #Avalanche
Frozen in conflict: Here's a look at the protracted battle over Siachen

Feb 08, 2016

Frozen in conflict: Here's a look at the protracted battle over Siachen

The avalanche at the Siachen glacier, in which ten army soliders were killed, is the latest chapter of a three-decade old saga of a frozen conflict. #NewsTracker #Kashmir #Siachen Glacier #J&K #Indian Army #LoC #Defence forces #Indo-Pak conflict #Siachen avalanche
Defence minister Parrikar rules out withdrawing troops from Siachen

Feb 08, 2016

Defence minister Parrikar rules out withdrawing troops from Siachen

Terming the recent death of 10 soldiers in an avalanche on the Siachen glacier "painful", Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Sunday that withdrawing troops from there could not be a solution. #Indo-Pak relations #NewsTracker #Kashmir #TheySaidIt #Siachen Glacier #Indian Army #Manohar Parrikar #defence ministry #Siachen avalanche
Siachen avalanche: Ten personnel buried in snow feared dead, says Indian Army

Feb 04, 2016

Siachen avalanche: Ten personnel buried in snow feared dead, says Indian Army

All the 10 Army personnel including a JCO trapped under a mass of snow after a massive avalanche struck their high-altitude military post on Wednesday in Siachen Glacier were on Thursday feared dead. #Jammu and Kashmir #NewsTracker #Siachen #Indian Army #IAF #DS Hooda #JCO #Siachen glaciers
Pakistan offers help to recover and rescue India army personnel buried in Siachen

Feb 04, 2016

Pakistan offers help to recover and rescue India army personnel buried in Siachen

Pakistan on Thursday offered its assistance in the rescue and recovery of Indian Army personnel buried in an avalanche on Siachen glacier. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Pakistan Army #Siachen #Siachen rescue #Indian Army personnel #Sahir Shamshad Mirza
Pathankot aftermath: IAF's directive to shoot-at-sight comes at the right time but that's not enough

Feb 04, 2016

Pathankot aftermath: IAF's directive to shoot-at-sight comes at the right time but that's not enough

Presumably learning from the Pathankot terror attacks in January, the Indian Air Force (IAF) issued shoot- at-sight orders against anyone attempting to scale the walls of the bases under sensitive Western Air Command. #ConnectTheDots #Rajnath Singh #Indian Army #IAF #terror attacks #Pathankot #Terrorists #Pathankot terror attack
CBI starts discreet inquiry against Maj Generals for alleged disproportionate assets

Jan 29, 2016

CBI starts discreet inquiry against Maj Generals for alleged disproportionate assets

The ministry had ordered a probe after receiving complaints against Maj Gen Ashok Kumar and Maj Gen SS Lamba, both AVSM awardees. #Defence #NewsTracker #CBI #Indian Army #Maj Gen Ashok Kumar #Maj Gen SS Lamba
Two serving Major Generals face CBI probe for allegedly holding disproportionate assets

Jan 28, 2016

Two serving Major Generals face CBI probe for allegedly holding disproportionate assets

The defence minister ordered the CBI probe as the government has zero tolerance policy towards corruption, sources told CNN-IBN. #Defence #NewsTracker #Indian Army #Ministry of Defence #Manohar Parrikar #CBI probe #Maj Gen Ashok Kumar #Maj Gen SS Lamba