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5W1H: Army rescues 2500 people stuck in Nathu La, Sikkim

The Indian Army has rescued around 2,500 tourists who were stuck near the India-China border in Sikkim's Nathula Pass due to heavy snowfall. The jawans have vacated their barracks to accommodate the stranded tourists.

Dec 29, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Indian Army rescues 2,500 people stuck due to heavy snowfall near Nathula in Sikkim

They were provided with food, shelter and medical care on Friday night.

Dec 29, 2018, 08:35 AM IST

Playing Maha Vir Chakra awarded solider was huge responsibility: Harshvardhan Rane

Actor Harshvardhan Rane finds essaying a role of a Maha Vir Chakra recepient soldier in JP Dutta's forthcoming directorial film "Paltan" challenging.

Sep 04, 2018, 20:24 PM IST

China shuts Nathu La pass for pilgrims, says willing to discuss possibility of alternative arrangements

The China on Wednesday said it was willing to discuss the possibility of alternative arrangements through other routes for Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims who had planned the journey via Nathula Pass, suggesting that the mountain pass in Sikkim was not open anymore for the pilgrimage.

Jul 05, 2017, 23:51 PM IST

Better Indo-China ties have reduced tension on border: Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said the relationship between the two neighbours was good, which has led to the reduction of `friction` between them.

May 20, 2017, 21:13 PM IST

Rajnath Singh says better Indo-China ties have reduced tension on border

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, chaired a meeting with the chief ministers of five states on the issue of the India-China Border in Gangtok, said the relationship between the two neighbours are goog, which has led to the reduction of friction on the borders. 

May 20, 2017, 20:03 PM IST

Rajnath Singh to discuss ''Indo-China Border'' issue with CMs of five states

Rajnath Singh will visit the SSB border posts at Uttarey, Kumukh and Bajrajadhara on Indo-Nepal Border.

May 20, 2017, 10:23 AM IST

Meet Baba Harbhajan Singh – the 'immortal' soldier who still guards Nathula Pass on Indo-China border

Chinese soldiers still leave a chair vacant as a mark of respect to Baba Harbhajan Singh during Flag meetings with the Indian troops.

Aug 02, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

Chinese envoy for "sound growth" of Sino-India ties

China has said Sino-India ties have gone beyond bilateral scope and assumed increasing global strategic significance as it stressed on the two neighbours setting the relationship on a "steady course of sound growth".

Sep 25, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

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Jun 22, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

40 pilgrims leave for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula

The first batch of 40 pilgrims for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra through the alternative Nathula Pass route from Sikkim was on Thursday flagged off by Sikkim Governor Shriniwas D Patil and Chief Minister Pawan Chamling.

Jun 18, 2015, 17:54 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar yatra: Convenient new route to open from June 18

The annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra commences from the old route via Lipulekh pass from Monday and the pilgrimage through the new route via Nathula Pass in Sikkim will begin from June 18.

Jun 08, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar yatra: Convenient new route to open from June 18 -Part 2

The annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra commences from the old route via Lipulekh pass from Monday and the pilgrimage through the new route via Nathula Pass in Sikkim will begin from June 18.

Jun 08, 2015, 23:34 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar yatra begins today

The annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra commences from the old route via Lipulekh pass from Monday and the pilgrimage through the new route via Nathula Pass in Sikkim will begin from June 18.

Jun 08, 2015, 11:25 AM IST

1330 pilgrims selected for Mansarovar Yatra

With the addition of a new route through Nathula in Sikkim and a total of 1,330 pilgrims, the upcoming Kailash Mansarovar Yatra is set to be the biggest ever, the selection draw for which was held on Monday.

Apr 20, 2015, 21:30 PM IST

Govt to recruit women officers in ITBP for first time

In a maiden initiative undertaken for women empowerment in Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), the government has decided to recruit young female officers in the force and deploy them at select locations like Nathula Pass along the Indo-China frontier.

Mar 08, 2015, 12:13 PM IST

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Nathula pass to begin from June 18

An alternate route to take the Kailash-Mansarovar pilgrimage would be thrown open to devotees on June 18 this year, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has announced.

Feb 20, 2015, 09:25 AM IST

India, China exchange notes on modalities for opening second route for Kailash Mansarovar

India and China on Sunday exchanged notes on modalities for opening the second route for pilgrims undertaking the Kailash Mansarovar yatra.

Feb 02, 2015, 00:04 AM IST

Zee Media Exclusive: New route of Kailash Manasarovar Yatra- Part II

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra has a new route through the Nathula pass in Sikkim. The new route will pass through the city of Shigatse, which is part of the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

Sep 21, 2014, 00:11 AM IST

Zee Media Exclusive: New route of Kailash Mansarovar Yatra

Kailash Manasarovar Yatra has a new route through the Nathula pass in Sikkim. The new route will pass through the city of Shigatse, which is part of the Tibetan Autonomous Region.

Sep 21, 2014, 00:10 AM IST