Def Min to decide fate of Rs 6,000 cr light helicopter deal

The Defence Ministry will decide the fate of the controversial Rs 6,000 crore deal to procure 197 light choppers which has been on hold due to an ongoing CBI probe into charges that a Brigadier had sought bribe from AgustaWestland to help it bag the contract.

Missing soldier`s body recovered from Siachen after 18 years

The body of an Indian Army Havaldar has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world`s highest battlefield.

Missing soldier`s body found after 18-yr in Siachen Glacier

The body of an Indian Army soldier has been recovered from Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, 18 years after he was reported missing from the world`s highest battlefield.

Missing soldier`s body sent home after 18 years in Siachen

The body of an Indian Army soldier, which was found 18 years after he went missing from the Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, was sent to his home in Uttar Pradesh, police said.

Terrorists attack BSF convoy in J&K ahead of Narendra Modi`s visit

Seven Border Security Force (BSF) personnel, including an assistant commander were injured in a terrorist attack in Pampore district in Jammu and Kashmir early Tuesday.

PM Narendra Modi in Leh-Kargil: As it happened...

In his second visit to Jammu and Kashmir after assuming Prime Minister`s Office, Narendra Modi came out strongly against Pakistan for continuing its proxy war of terrorism against India, saying it has lost the strength to fight a conventional war.

Ahead of PM Narendra Modi`s visit, Army Chief Dalbir Singh visits Ladakh

Gearing up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Kargil and Ladakh visit in the poll bound state of Jammu and Kashmir, where he will address public rallies and will also inaugurate a power transmission project on August 12, Army chief Dalbir Singh arrived here on Sunday on a three-day visit.

Army chief visits Ladakh

Indian Army chief General Dalbir Singh arrived in Jammu and Kashmir Sunday on a three-day visit and went to the Siachen sector that is contested by India and Pakistan.

PM likely to visit Siachen Glacier

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit the Siachen Glacier on August 12 during his visit to Leh district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir.

PM Narendra Modi may soon visit Siachen Glacier

Prime Minister Narendra Modi may soon visit Indian Army`s forward posts in the Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, during his tour of Ladakh.

50 soldiers died in Siachen in last 3 years: Govt

Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

Pakistan Army Chief visits Siachen Glacier

Pakistan Army Chief General Raheel Sharif visited the Siachen Glacier today and spent time with troops at the world`s highest battlefield.

Army opposes Pak demand for troop withdrawal from Siachen

The Army on Thursday rubbished Pakistan`s demand for withdrawal of troops from the Siachen Glacier saying it would not move out from the strategically important icy heights.

Army troops get clothing to brave minus 50 deg C temperature

Army has provided latest Swiss winter gear including trousers, jackets and gloves to jawans deployed in places such as Siachen Glacier to enable them brave temperatures that even go below minus 50 degree Celcius.

HAL developing light choppers for high-altitude operations

HAL is developing an indigenous light utility helicopter to ferry troops and supplies in high altitude areas such as Siachen Glacier.

India flags off another expedition to Siachen

Notwithstanding Pakistan`s protests, India continues with its civilian mountaineering expeditions to the Siachen Glacier-- the world`s highest battlefield, as the sixth such batch comprising 23 volunteers was today flagged off from Leh by the 14 Corps commander.

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 rising temperatures, researchers say.

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 soldiers after a snow avalanche hit the Siachen area.

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 struck the Siachen Glacier in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday.

IAF to procure 12 choppers for Siachen operations

Troops stationed at the Siachen Glacier can look forward to better resource mobilisation as the Indian Air Force is procuring 12 new light helicopters.