Siachen

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh condoles deaths of Army personnel, porters in Siachen

A group of eight persons, including six Army personnel, were struck by the avalanche at an altitude of 19,000 ft around 3 pm, an official said.

published on : 19th November 2019

Six personnel succumb to hypothermia after avalanche hits Army patrol station in Siachen

Despite best efforts, six persons, four soldiers and two civilian porters, succumbed to extreme hypothermia, Army officials said. 

published on : 18th November 2019

Eight army soldiers stuck under snow as avalanche hits patrol station in Siachen Glacier

The Army personnel hit by the avalanche were part of a patrolling party consisting of eight persons and were in the northern glacier when the incident happened.

published on : 18th November 2019

World's highest battlefield Siachen now open for tourism, says Rajnath Singh

The Indian Army had been allowing expeditions to Siachen in the late 1970s till they came to a total stop in 1984.

published on : 21st October 2019

Indian Army wages a green war at highest battlefield      

Soldiers posted at Siachen have initiated the arduous task of clearing the garbage that has accumulated in the world’s highest battlefield since more than three decades. 

published on : 25th September 2019

Ex-armyman recalls how trials in Siachen made him a leader

 He spoke about the trials he faced then and the lessons one can learn on combat training from these experiences.

published on : 27th July 2019

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