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Ladakh organises first 'Siachen ice climbing festival' 

'Siachen ice climbing festival' is organised to promote the Siachen valley as an adventure spot and boost tourism in Ladakh. It will also give people a window to appreciate the tough work done by army jawans and engineers in the extreme weather and inhospitable terrains
Ladakh organises first 'Siachen ice climbing festival' (AP File)
Ladakh organises first 'Siachen ice climbing festival' (AP File)
Updated on Mar 10, 2022 09:49 AM IST
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PTI | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Leh

Nearly 700 army personnel reach Jammu through special train to join their units in J-K

The train and the equipment and belongings of the troops were thoroughly disinfected and every soldier screened at Jammu railway station.
The train was received at Jammu by station director Chetan Taneja and military personnel. The station itself was completely sanitised before the train’s arrival.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
The train was received at Jammu by station director Chetan Taneja and military personnel. The station itself was completely sanitised before the train’s arrival.(Diwakar Prasad/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 09:07 PM IST
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Top military conference deferred amid Covid-19 outbreak

The UCC was to be chaired by defence minister Rajnath Singh and attended by national security adviser Ajit Doval, chief of defence staff General Bipin Rawat, the three service chiefs and a battery of senior officers of the armed forces and the ministry.
The conferences were to take place at a time when there has been an unusual spike in ceasefire violations on the Line of Control by the Pakistan army.(PTI)
The conferences were to take place at a time when there has been an unusual spike in ceasefire violations on the Line of Control by the Pakistan army.(PTI)
Updated on Apr 20, 2020 08:01 PM IST
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Youth from J-K forward areas take part in Territorial Army recruitment drive

Colonel Ashish Rikhey, CO, 160 TA Battalion, said the recruitment drive was being held for Territorial Army Battalion based in Kupwara.
Youth from J-K forward areas participate in the Territorial Army recruitment drive. (Representational image)(HT File)
Youth from J-K forward areas participate in the Territorial Army recruitment drive. (Representational image)(HT File)
Updated on Oct 09, 2019 09:54 AM IST
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Kupwara (Jammu and Kashmir) | ByAsian News International

Defence modernisation with meagre allocations

India needs realistic defence planning and war doctrines for the budget we have in real life, not the budget the planners have in their minds.
It is tough to make a case for higher defence allocations without hiving off resources from some other programmes, which too require urgent funds.(AP Photo)
It is tough to make a case for higher defence allocations without hiving off resources from some other programmes, which too require urgent funds.(AP Photo)
Updated on Feb 05, 2019 07:56 AM IST
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