On 13 April, 1984, the Indian Army launched 'Operation Meghdoot' to secure Bilafond La and other passes on the Saltoro Ridgeline, from Pakistani aggression, a defence spokesman said.
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,...
The Army has launched a massive search and rescue operation to locate and bring back the trapped soldiers
Kovind is the first President to visit the camp since the then President APJ Abdul Kalam flew there in 2004.
The President arrived in Leh on a day's visit to Jammu and Kashmir. It is Kovind's first visit outside Delhi after assuming the office earlier this month.
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.