Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Vikram Jit Singh
UPDATED ON OCT 31, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Roses not only bestow upon the world’s highest battlefield, the Siachen glacier, its enigmatic name but their omnipresence lends them the status of the poet’s flower of remembrance for soldiers and airmen who laid down their lives battling two inimical neighbours since 1947
Hindustan Time, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 26, 2020 11:20 PM IST
Senior military commanders said the third route to connect Ladakh by road is urgently needed given Pakistan and its all-weather friend, China’s interest in the Siachen Glacier and Daulat Beg Oldie.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shishir Gupta
UPDATED ON AUG 25, 2020 07:25 PM IST
The project to build a third road to Ladakh is targeted to be completed in two years. It requires a 4.5 km tunnel to be built under Shingo La, a high mountain pass at 16,570 feet on the border between Ladakh and Himachal Pradesh
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/New Delhi | By HT Correspondents
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 03:41 AM IST
Hoon was the head of the Srinagar-based 15 Corps when the army launched Operation Meghdoot in April 1984, the first assault to take control of strategic heights on Siachen, a 76-km river of slow-moving ice.
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 07, 2020 10:55 AM IST
Lt Gen PN Hoon (retd) led Op Meghdoot to capture Siachen in 1984; dies of brain haemorrhage; last rites today
Hindustan Times, Srinagar | By Mir Ehsan
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2019 01:38 AM IST
An avalanche and blizzard struck the army camp and a patrol in Tanghdar and Gurez sectors on the LoC, which left three soldiers dead in Tanghdar and one in Gurez, the Army said on Tuesday. One soldier was rescued in Tanghdar.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 06:00 AM IST
A total 130.18 tonnes of waste has been disposed till now which included 48.41 tons of bio-degradable waste, 40.32 tonnes of non bio-degradable non-metallic waste and 41.45 tonnes of non bio-degradable metallic waste, they said.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON SEP 25, 2019 08:42 AM IST
Mooted by army chief, General Bipin Rawat, the proposal to give civilians access to the glacier is at an initial stage but is being considered seriously, one of the officers cited above said on condition of anonymity.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shivani Sadanand Singh
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 02:58 PM IST
Within a month of returning to Pune from the Siachen glacier where they had served for over one-and-a-half years, men of the 1/11 Gorkha Rifles infantry battalion were asked to move back to Jammu & Kashmir.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sudhi Ranjan Sen
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2019 09:52 AM IST
After his maiden visit, Rajnath tweeted, “Visited a forward post and Siachen base camp today and interacted with the Army personnel serving in this region which is also known as the ‘the highest battlefield in the world’.”
Bengaluru | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON FEB 15, 2019 10:52 PM IST
Having completed the six-month Flight Engineer course on Friday, Jaiswal will now be posted to a helicopter squadron where she will monitor and operate IAF’s complex aircraft in various conditions.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2019 09:54 AM IST
In the photos posted on Twitter, the soldiers can be seen lining up to get their pizzas while others can be seen enjoying the special treat.
By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON JAN 01, 2019 01:49 PM IST
The soldiers are likely to be supplied with indigenously-developed waterless body hygiene products. Kolkata-based Eastern Command, which is responsible for guarding India’s disputed border with China, has tested and ordered the products, two officials said on condition of anonymity on Monday.
New Delhi | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2018 08:00 PM IST
The chopper was stuck at 18,000 feet and recovering it from there is a world record of sorts because India is one of the very few countries in the world who operate helicopters at such high altitudes
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2018 02:48 PM IST
The items which will be produced in India include thermal insoles, snow goggles, ice axe, boots, avalanche victim detector, rock pitons, karabiner-related mountaineering equipment and sleeping bags, according to sources.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2018 08:05 PM IST
The CBFC has reportedly removed all references to Kashmir in Tom Cruise’s Mission: Impossible - Fallout.
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 02:25 PM IST
The state government has sanctioned Rs 8 crore for the completion of its pending works.
COEP students develop compressed air powered human exoskeleton to lift weight off soldiers’ shoulders
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ashish Phadnis, Pune
UPDATED ON JUN 04, 2018 02:55 PM IST
The project, showcased at DRDO’s robotics and unmanned system exposition on May 25, won third prize and Rs 50,000 at the event