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Feb 04, 2020
2,335 ceasefire violations along LoC in Jammu region from May 2019 till January, 17 army men died due to avalanches, MoS Shripad Naik tells RSThere have been 2,335 incidents of ceasefire violation along the LoC in Jammu region between 30 May last year and 20 January this year, said Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik
Nov 30, 2019
Two Indian Army personnel killed after avalanche in Southern Siachen Glacier hits patrol; second such incident in two weeksEarlier on 18 November, four Indian Army personnel and two civilian porters were killed in an avalanche in the northern part of the Siachen Glacier
Nov 19, 2019
Guarding Siachen has exposed Indian soldiers to deadly avalanches in the Himalayas: Why it's futile to militarise world's highest battlefieldThe recent casualty brings back the focus on the futility of militarising a non-vegetative inhabitable cold dessert ie Siachen, where both India and Pakistan pour in billions to maintain troops
Nov 18, 2019
Six killed, including four soldiers and two porters, after Indian Army patrol team in Siachen hit by avalancheA team of army personnel patrolling the Siachen glacier were struck by an avalanche on Monday, trapping some soldiers.
Jun 21, 2019
International Yoga Day: From soldiers in Siachen to 2 Army Dog Unit, country joins prime minister in exerciseThe International Yoga Day is India's gift to the world. A brainchild of Narendra Modi-led dispensation, India pushed for the event on the global platform and as a result, the United Nations recognised it as an international event to be celebrated on 21 June.
Feb 22, 2019
Fresh avalanche in Kinnaur kills 1, traps 5: 'Operational risks' take their toll on soldiers deployed in higher ridgesThe army has been taking help of the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment, a laboratory under the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), to map avalanche-prone areas.
Jan 29, 2019
George Fernandes dead at 88: Officials recall how he sent two defence ministry bureaucrats to Siachen over procurement delayGeorge Fernandes, as defense minister, sent two bureaucrats to Siachen when he came to know that they had held back a file on purchase of snow bikes
Aug 12, 2018
Indian Army to produce indigenous clothing, equipment for soldiers, aims to save Rs 300 crore annuallyThe army is giving final touches to a long-pending project to manufacture specialised clothing, sleeping kits and key equipment for its soldiers deployed in the Siachen glacier — the world's most dangerous battlefield.
Jun 29, 2018
Surgical strike video leak: Why footage of Indian action should have become public soon after ops took placeWhen political parties oppose an issue it must be done with care, ensuring that no national strategic interests are hurt and the context of the times is taken into consideration.
Jun 21, 2018
International Yoga Day 2018: Modi performs aasanas in Dehradun as controversy erupts in West Bengal; Kota fetches world recordOn the occassion of the World Yoga day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday performed Yoga with over 50,000 enthusiasts at the Forest Research Institute campus in Dehradun and said that the ancient Indian discipline has emerged as the most powerful unifying force in a strife-torn world.