An Army patrol operating at an altitude of approximately 18,000 feet in Southern Siachen Glacier was hit by an avalanche during the early hours of Saturday
India has deployed troops in its territory since 1984 after Pakistan tried to usurp the glacier by sending its troops and mountaineering expeditions in the area.
New Delhi: Four soldiers and two civilian porters died after they were trapped in an avalanche on the Siachen Glacier's northern sector on Monday,...
Singh was addressing a function in eastern Ladakh to inaugurate Col Chewang Rinchin Bridge on Shyok River, located about 45 km from the county's border with China
Kovind is the first President to visit the camp since the then President APJ Abdul Kalam flew there in 2004.
According to a defence statement, Army Chief, Gen Bipin Rawat will be visiting Udhampur, Srinagar, Nagrota and Siachen during his his three-day tour tour -- from January 5-7.