Jammu and Kashmir
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
10% of Greenland glaciers contribute to sea-level rise
Sea-level rise from the glaciers of Greenland separated from the ice sheet makes up around 10 percen...
Satellite identifies potential danger atop Himalayas
A satellite-based study has indicated that a huge glacial lake has formed atop the Himalayas in Sikk...
Siachen Glacier shrinking due to rising temperatures
The Siachen Glacier has reduced by 5.9 km in longitudinal extent between 1989 and 2009 because of ri...
Vohra expresses grief over death of soldiers in Si
Jammu and Kashmir Governor N N Vohra on Monday expressed grief over the loss of lives of six soldier...
Six Army soldiers killed, one missing in Siachen avalanche
In an unfortunate incident, six Indian soldiers were killed and one went missing when an avalanche s...
Pakistan avalanche: 3 soldiers killed, many missing
At least three soldiers were killed Friday and many others, including both troops and civilians, wen...
IAF to procure 12 choppers for Siachen operations
Troops stationed at the Siachen Glacier can look forward to better resource mobilisation as the Indi...
WWI ammunition found in Italy as glacier melts
The ammunition was found at an altitude of 3,200 metres by a melting glacier on the Ago de Nardis pe...
Continental US glaciers melting at alarming rate
Montana’s Glacier National Park are melting much faster than had been predicted by scientists just a...
Huge ice island breaks off from Greenland glacier
An ice island twice the size of Manhattan has broken off from Greenland’s Petermann Glacier, researc...
Pak, India must move forward: Hina Rabbani Khar
Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar strongly pitched for a "new pathway" to resolve all issu...
Karakoram glaciers `not shrinking`
The Karakoram glaciers, located in the Karakoram Range between northern Pakistan and western China, ...
Siachen avalanche: Two bodies identified
With the recovery of the bodies of two soldiers, total number of bodies recovered so far from the av...
No link between Siachen, other issues: India
India said it does not see any link in making progress with Pakistan on the demilitarisation of Siac...
Indo-Pak talks fail; Siachen standoff continues
India and Pakistan were on Tuesday unable to make any forward movement in ending the military stando...
Siachen row: Pak seeks amicable resolution of all issues with India
Pakistan and India Monday began two-day talks to resolve the dispute over Siachen glacier, the world...
Global warming causing Himalayan glacier to diminish each year
Global warming is diminishing the Chhota Shigri glacier in the Pir Panjal ranges of Himachal Pradesh...
Siachen avalanche: Pak declares buried troops dead
Search teams recovered the bodies of three soldiers on May 27, nearly 50 days after the avalanche.
Dialogue with India will make progress: Pakistan
Pakistan High Commissioner Shahid Malik hoped that dialogue between India and Pakistan on all issues...
India, Pak to hold Siachen talks on June 11-12
The last round of talks on Siachen was held in Delhi by the defence secretaries of India and Pakista...
Pakistan calls off Sir Creek talks with India
Pakistan reportedly seems keen on first having the defence secretaries level talks to assess the Ind...
Indian troops on higher ground in Siachen: Pak
Pakistan Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has said that the military standoff between the two...
Greenland glaciers not melting as much as speculated
Greenland’s contribution to rising sea level in the 21st century might be significantly less than th...
Pak must not leave Siachen unilaterally: Imran
Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani April 18 had said that Pakistan favoured talks with India to...
Pak: `Siachen avalanche took less than 5 seconds`
Some life jackets, pieces of an igloo and medicines were found 600 meters from what rescuers believe...
`Nawaz didn’t suggest unilateral Siachen pullout’
The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz said Nawaz Sharif had proposed that Pakistan should take the lead i...
No unilateral withdrawal from Siachen: Zardari
Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said the country was ready for a dialogue with India on all ...
Pak dailies upbeat on Kayani`s India statement
General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani`s statement on cutting expenditure on defence has been lauded by Pakist...
Desolation of Pakistan avalanche site
The Pakistan Army has been searching for the 129 soldiers and 11 civilians buried at the remote Gaya...
Pak’s volte-face: `No change in Siachen policy`
Pakistan Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Wednesday said his country favoured talks with I...
India welcomes Pak call for resolving Siachen row
Pakistan`s Army Chief Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said all issues between India and Pakistan should be ...
`Pakistan, India have little to gain from Siachen`
A Pakistani daily said the dispute dates back to 1984 when India occupied high ground in the Saltoro...
Move under way to save ice breaker Glacier
The ice breaker that helped found McMurdo Station on Antarctica and performed a record-breaking 39 A...
India asked to honour `agreement` on Siachen
Pakistani officials have claimed there was an agreement on Siachen following back channel contacts b...
Pak avalanche: Weather conditions hamper search
A massive avalanche slammed into a Pakistani Army camp in the Siachen sector near the Indian border.
China assists Pakistan in avalanche victim search
The Chinese armed forces have sent technical devices to the Pakistani Army after a request for help ...
Pak avalanche: Rescue work on for missing victims
Excavation in snow has gone down up to 35 metres as chances of survival were very slim on sixth day ...
Siachen issue to be settled by dialogue: US
The Siachen issue between India and Pakistan is to be primarily resolved through dialogue, a State D...
Hopes fading for buried Pak soldiers in Siachen
Rescue workers frantically searched for the 139 soldiers and civilians still trapped under snow.
US helps Pakistan search for 135 buried in snow
At least 240 Pakistani troops and civilians worked at the site of the disaster at the entrance to th...
Pak avalanche: Army Chief monitors rescue ops
Pak military officials said Sunday they have not recovered any bodies even after nearly 35 hours.
Pak Army hopes miracle will save avalanche victims
The avalanche engulfed a Pakistani Army battalion headquarters near a glacier early on Saturday.
Pak avalanche: Rescue ops on; no bodies found yet
Pak soldiers are digging for a second day to find 135 people buried by a massive avalanche that engu...
Snow from Pakistan avalanche 80 feet deep
More than 12 hours after the disaster at the entrance to the Siachen Glacier, no survivors had been ...
Pak avalanche `won’t undermine morale of soldiers`
A massive avalanche smashed into a key Pakistani Army camp in the Siachen sector along Indian border...
Pakistani troops dig for 135 missing in avalanche
Siachen is on the northern tip of the divided Kashmir region claimed by both India and Pakistan.
Huge chunk of Argentina`s glacier collapses
Part of the Perito Moreno glacier in Argentina`s Patagonia has broken off putting on a spectacular s...
Earth losing roughly 150 bn tons of ice annually
Greenland, Antarctica and global glaciers and ice caps lost roughly 8 times the volume of Lake Erie ...
Longest Himalayan glacier melting rapidly
Glaciers in most of the region are showing signs of shrinking, thinning, and retreating, which is gi...
Rapid retreat of Chile glacier captured in images
Researchers in Chile released a series of time-lapse photos Wednesday showing the dramatic retreat o...
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