Siachen

Colonel Kumar, the man who saved Siachen for India, passes away

Kumar was commissioned from Indian Military Academy, Dehradun in the Kumaon Regiment in 1953.

published on : 31st December 2020

Indian troops begin rotational duty hours in eastern Ladakh

Managing the supply lines and winter clothing were the key challenges in eastern Ladakh, initially.

published on : 3rd November 2020

Revisiting Siachen after the Ladakh stand-off

Some analysts wrongly believe that India has gained no strategic advantage by controlling Siachen. The recent face-off with China has again highlighted the glacier’s significance.

published on : 31st August 2020

Clean Solar Energy to light Army’s highest battlefield Siachen

Army has decided to electrify the areas of its highest battlefield Siachen with clean solar energy and reduce carbon footprint in pursuit of clean energy vision of the Indian government.

published on : 23rd March 2020

Uttarakhand Congress to send 100 snow boots for Indian Army personnel posted in Siachen

The CAG in the report mentioned that the soldiers were not issued ‘multi-purpose boots’ from November 2015 to September 2016 and had to resort to the recycling of available boots.

published on : 7th February 2020

Pune couple sells jewellery to help build oxygen plant for soldiers in Siachen

As soldiers pant for breath at the 76-km-long glacier, Sumeedha and Yogesh Chithade managed to raise Rs 1.25 lakh for the plant.

published on : 27th April 2018