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Playing with lives of soldiers? Jawans in Siachen may have been given substandard snow suits to fight -60 deg C

Playing with lives of soldiers? Jawans in Siachen may have been given substandard snow suits to fight -60 deg C

Substandard snow suits were supplied to Indian Army jawans posted at icy peaks of Siachen Glacier.

41 soldiers killed in Siachen since 2013: Govt

 Forty-one soldiers have lost their lives in Siachen Glacier since 2013, the government said on Friday.

ISRO's space technology can save lives of soldiers at Siachen

ISRO's space technology can save lives of soldiers at Siachen

At those heights of 6000-7000 m, extreme weather is the bigger killer.

Soldier missing in Siachen glacier avalanche in Ladakh

A soldier went missing on Friday after an avalanche hit an army patrol party on the Siachen glacier in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said.

Kargil avalanche: Rescued soldier stable, search operation for missing jawan intensified

Kargil avalanche: Rescued soldier stable, search operation for missing jawan intensified

Two soldiers, who were on surveillance duty in an area close to the Line of Control (LoC), were washed away in the avalanche on Thursday night.

When Tamil Nadu minister made Siachen martyr's mother fold hands in front of Jayalalithaa's photo

When Tamil Nadu minister made Siachen martyr's mother fold hands in front of Jayalalithaa's photo

In an attempt to score political mileage, an All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) minister displayed Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa's photo against the coffin of a Siachen martyr.

Tearful farewell to soldiers who died in Siachen

A tearful final farewell was given on Tuesday to four soldiers from Tamil Nadu and one from Andhra Pradesh who were buried alive in an avalanche on the hostile Siachen glacier on February 3.

Body of Siachen victim from Kerala brought home

The body of soldier from Kerala Lance Naik Sudheesh B, who along with few others had died in an avalanche, was brought here late Monday night by a special flight.

Body of Andhra soldier, killed in Siachen, reaches home

The mortal remains of the soldier were kept at the old airport of Begumpet here for some time after it was brought by a special aircraft of the Indian Air Force from New Delhi.

Bodies of Siachen avalanche victims to reach Delhi today

There will be a wreath-laying ceremony on Monday morning to be attended by the Leh Corps commander.

Mortal remains of 9 soldiers flown to Siachen base camp

Mortal remains of 9 soldiers flown to Siachen base camp

The mortal remains of nine soldiers who died in an avalanche on Siachen glacier were on Saturday brought down to Siachen base in Ladakh sector from where they will be later taken to Leh after the weather clears.

Tearful farewell to Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

The body of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad was laid to rest with full state honors, after thousands of people bid an emotional farewell to the Siachen braveheart at his native village of Betadur in Dharwad district of north Karnataka on Friday.

One soldier dies every month in Siachen

One soldier dies every month in Siachen

With the death of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad and nine of his comrades, India has lost nearly one soldier every month due to avalanches or extreme climatic conditions in the Siachen Glacier, since first sending troops to the contested Himalayan area 32 years ago to counter the Pakistani Army.

Mortal remains of nine soldiers yet to be airlifted from Siachen

The mortal remains of nine soldiers, who were buried alive by an avalanche in the Siachen Glacier, are yet to be airlifted from Siachen, said the Northern Command in a release on Thursday.

Union Finance Ministry puts Hanumanthappa's photo on its twitter handle

Union Finance Ministry puts Hanumanthappa's photo on its twitter handle

As a mark of respect to the brave soldier who died on Thursday, Union Finance Ministry made a picture of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad as its cover photo on its twitter handle.

Last rites of Hanumanthappa to be performed with full state honours

The last rites of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who passed away on Thursday after battling for life since his miraculous survival in Siachen, will be held at his native village in Dharwad district tomorrow with full state honours.

Hanumanthappa Koppad fought till the last: Sonia

Sonia Gandhi also extended her sympathies to Hanamanthappa's family and loved ones.

Siachen ​braveheart loses battle for life; India pays homage to Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, PM Modi 'devastated'

Siachen ​braveheart loses battle for life; India pays homage to Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, PM Modi 'devastated'

Leaving a billion hearts saddened Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad lost the battle with death on Thursday.

Time has come to resolve Siachen issue so that more lives are not lost: Pakistan

Time has come to resolve Siachen issue so that more lives are not lost: Pakistan

Siachen braveheart Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad died on Thursday leaving more than a billion haearts saddened.

Who were the other 9 heroes who guarded Siachen with Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

Who were the other 9 heroes who guarded Siachen with Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

Four days after being miraculously found alive in Siachen, Indian Army's brave soldier Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad attained martyrdom on Thursday. The Lance Naik breathed his last around 11:45 AM.