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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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Muzaffarabad-Yarkand road makes Siachen demilitarization unworkable

  • The proposed Muzaffarabad-Yarkand Valley road via Shaksgam Valley will not only boost military interoperability between China and Pakistan but also pose a two-front threat against Indian forces in Ladakh.
All-weather friend of China, Pakistan is proposing the Muzaffarabad-Yarkand Valley road so that it can put pressure on the Indian positions on Siachen in the name of trade with China.
All-weather friend of China, Pakistan is proposing the Muzaffarabad-Yarkand Valley road so that it can put pressure on the Indian positions on Siachen in the name of trade with China.
Published on Jan 19, 2022 12:31 PM IST
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Not averse to demilitarisation of Siachen if Pak meets pre-condition: Army chief

Islamabad has so far not agreed to authenticate troop positions on the glacier.
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General MM Naravane addressing Annual Press Conference, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General MM Naravane addressing Annual Press Conference, in New Delhi on Wednesday. (ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 04:50 AM IST
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Electrification of 19 Siachen villages to help Ladakh achieve carbon-neutrality

The villages were electrified through a 11 KV line under SDP with the 450 KW Chamshen Micro-Hydel Project (MHP).
The electrification of the villages was the result of the joint effort of the Power Development Department and Ladakh Renewable Energy Development Agency (LREDA).(HT file photo for representation)
The electrification of the villages was the result of the joint effort of the Power Development Department and Ladakh Renewable Energy Development Agency (LREDA).(HT file photo for representation)
Published on Jun 18, 2021 12:13 PM IST
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DRDO develops products to help Indian army battle extreme cold in Eastern Ladakh

With over 50,000 Indian troops are deployed in Eastern Ladakh to fight against China, the Defence Research and Development Organisation has developed multiple products such the Him-Taapak heating devices and snow melters to help the soldiers fight the enemy in form of the extremely low temperatures.
The Him Tapak space heating device (Bukhari) has been developed for the Indian Army deployed in Eastern Ladakh, Siachen and high altitude areas
The Him Tapak space heating device (Bukhari) has been developed for the Indian Army deployed in Eastern Ladakh, Siachen and high altitude areas
Published on Jan 10, 2021 05:31 PM IST
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