Breakthrough likely only after Indian polls: Sartaj Aziz

Any breakthrough on outstanding issues between India and Pakistan, including Kashmir and Siachen, can be expected only after the Indian elections, Prime Minister`s Advisor on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said on Saturday.

Advanced medical care for defence personnel in forward areas

Government is setting up advanced medical facilities in forward areas including Siachen and in the Northeast, Director General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Air Marshal DP Joshi, said.

Let the DGMOs meet: India on Pak raising Siachen issue

India on Friday appeared dismissive of Pakistan`s demand that it should withdraw its troops from Siachen as it was damaging the environment and polluting water resources.

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.

Pakistani toll in Siachen avalanche rises to 128

The death toll in an avalanche in the Siachen glacier region last year has risen to 128, following the recovery of three more bodies, the Pakistani military said.

Indian Army chopper crashes at Siachen; both pilots safe

An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed this morning in the icy heights of Siachen glacier but both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, Army sources said.

Musharraf pitches for peace with India in poll manifesto

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday said there would be no peace in the region without the resolution of outstanding issues with India, including the disputes over Kashmir, Siachen and Sir Creek.

Indo-Pak mistrust must be reduced to resolve Kashmir issue: Hina Rabbani Khar

Pakistan Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that the mistrust between India and Pakistan must be reduced in order to resolve the Kashmir issue, and to carry forward the peace process.

`Remove troops to save Siachen`

The India-Pakistan dispute over Siachen is a waste of resources that could be put to much better use, a leading Pakistani daily said.

DRDO to develop new bunkers to tackle psychological issues

Soldiers sitting in their bunkers in snow-clad Siachen will get to feel sea waves, chirping of birds and winds passing through forests.

Pakistani daily criticises Indian minister`s terror statement

India`s Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramchandran had identified 42 training camps for 2,500 militants in Pakistan and Pakistan-administered Kashmir.

Pakistan Army wants peace with India: Musharraf

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf said Pakistan Army was in favour of peace with India and stressed that the Kashmir issue needs to be resolved as it provides fuel to extremism in Pakistan.

India must continue to hold on to Siachen: Army Chief

Against the backdrop of Pakistani push for demilitarisation of Siachen, Army Chief Gen Bikram Singh made it clear that the Indian military would not like to move out of the "strategically important" icy heights.

Army Chief lauds jawans guarding Siachen

Army Chief General Bikram Singh lauded the soldiers posted at the Siachen glacier for resiliently guarding one of the toughest battlefields on earth.

India, Pak yet to arrive at a consensus on Siachen

India and Pak have reaffirmed their resolve to seek an amicable solution to the Siachen issue but no consensus could be arrived at .

Siachen Army hospital in Ladakh celebrates golden

Siachen Army hospital, the life line to soldiers guarding the world`s highest battle-field, is celebrating its golden jubilee.

India, Pak fail to break the ice on Siachen

Stung by occupation of strategic heights in Kargil sector in 1999, India insisted on authentication and demarcation of current positions on Siachen.

Indian Def Secy in Pakistan for talks on Siachen

Indian Defence Secretary Shashikant Sharma arrived in Pakistan for crucial talks on the military standoff on the Siachen glacier.

‘No dramatic decision be expected on Siachen’

Defence Minister AK Antony sought to lower the expectations, saying that no "dramatic announcement or decision" should be anticipated on Siachen.

CCS clears agenda for talks with Pakistan on Siachen

Defence Secretaries of Indiaa and Pakistan will meet in Islamabad on June 11 and 12 in a bid to find a solution to the vexed issue which has been hanging fire for over two decades.