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Siachen (Jammu and Kashmir), June 21 (ANI): The second International Day of Yoga was celebrated by Army's Fire and Fury Corps today at the Siachen Glacier, along with several other high-altitude forward locations in Leh and Kargil.
New Delhi, Apr.13 (ANI): The Indian Army is commemorating April, 13 as Siachen Day in memory of the gallant soldiers of 4 Kumaon, an Infantry unit, launched Operation Meghdoot that culminated with the establishment of the writ of the nation on the Glacier. By so doing the brave soldiers accomplished a feat of valour that has no parallels in the annals of the military history.
Women naval officers undertake trek to Pindari glacier Apr 5, 3:26 pm
New Delhi, April 5 (ANI): An all women high altitude trek to Pindari Glacier was organized by the Indian Navy from March 24 to April 2, with an aim to introduce the women officers to the extreme adventure sport of mountaineering.
Army Chief reviews situation at Siachen Apr 1, 6:04 pm
Srinagar, April. 1 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff General Dalbir Singh visited Siachen glacier on Thursday to review situation, where an avalanche claimed lives of 10 Indian soldiers on February 3 burying them alive under 25 feet of snow.
Army mounts rescue effort in Siachen, recovers porter's body Mar 2, 12:07 pm
New Delhi, March 2 (ANI): After a massive rescue effort, the Army on Wednesday recovered the body of a porter who had fallen into a 200 feet deep crevasse in Siachen's Northern Glacier.
New Delhi, Feb. 26 (ANI): Citing the strategic significance of Siachen, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday said that the glacier was an important area to secure, adding that the government would ensure proper compensation to all the soldiers who work in difficult terrain.
Mortal remains of nine soldiers yet to be airlifted from Siachen Feb 11, 11:32 pm
Srinagar, Feb. 11 (ANI): The mortal remains of nine soldiers, who were buried alive by an avalanche in the Siachen Glacier, are yet to be airlifted from Siachen, said the Northern Command in a release on Thursday.
B -Town pays tribute to Siachen brave heart Lance Hanamanthappa Feb 11, 4:34 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 11(ANI): Bollywood celebrities have expressed their condolences on social media to the Siachen Glacier avalanche survivor, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who recently passed away.
Siachen braveheart passes away Feb 11, 12:55 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 11 (ANI): Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at the Siachen Glacier, passed away at Army's Research and Referral Hospital here on Thursday.
Lance Naik Hanamanthappa's condition continues to be critical Feb 11, 8:45 am
New Delhi, Feb.11 (ANI): The condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at the Siachen Glacier, continues to be critical at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital here.
New Delhi, Feb. 10 (ANI): The medical bulletin released by the Army's Research and Referral Hospital said that the medical condition of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at Siachen Glacier, has deteriorated.
New Delhi, Feb. 10 (ANI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday wrote a letter to the mother of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at Siachen Glacier, and prayed for his well-being.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday applauded the indomitable spirit of Lance Naik Hanumanthappa who survived in the avalanche on Siachen Glacier of February 3.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday affirmed that the doctors at the Army Research and Referral Hospital are leaving no stone unturned to ensure that the health condition of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was miraculously found alive after remaining buried under huge mass of snow for six days at the Siachen Glacier, is stable.
New Delhi, Feb. 9 (ANI): Lieutenant General Syed Ata Hasnain (Retired) on Tuesday expressed his happiness over the recovery of an army soldier, Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, who was buried under 25 feet of snow at the Siachen Glacier, in temperatures close to minus 40 degrees, adding that his survival for five days was indeed a miracle.
'Anxious' family eager to see Siachen survivor Feb 9, 12:10 pm
Dharwad/New Delhi, Feb.9 (ANI): The family members of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who was yesterday miraculously found alive buried under 25 feet of snow following an avalanche in the Siachen glacier, today said that they were very glad and waiting anxiously to see him.
Siachen Avalanche: Indian Army refuses Pak's help Feb 4, 7:40 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 4 (ANI): The Indian Army on Thursday refused to accept Pakistan Army's help to rescue soldiers trapped under snow due to yesterday's avalanche near Siachen Glacier in Ladakh.
Udhampur, Feb. 4 (ANI): Amid massive operation undertaken by the armed forces to rescue soldiers trapped under snow due to yesterday's avalanche near Siachen Glacier in Ladakh, the Defence Ministry on Thursday said that chances of finding any survivors are remote even as the search operation entered its second day.
Avalanche strikes army post in Siachen, rescue operations on Feb 3, 4:35 pm
Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb.3 (ANI): A major avalanche struck an Indian Army post in the Northern Siachen Glacier area early on Wednesday morning.
10 soldiers trapped after avalanche in Siachen Feb 3, 3:37 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 3 (ANI): Around ten Indian Army soldiers have been reported missing after an avalanche hit a high altitude post in Siachen Glacier in Ladakh on Wednesday.
Greenland ice melt putting global ocean circulation at risk Jan 23, 7:54 am
Washington D.C, Jan 23 (ANI): Due to melting ice caps caused by global warming, the world saw a rise in sea levels and now, a new study revealed that those glaciers in Greenland can also affect the global ocean circulation and the future climate.
Avalanche claims four soldiers' lives in Siachen Jan 4, 7:07 pm
Jammu, Jan.4 (ANI): Four soldiers on Sunday lost their lives in an avalanche in Siachen Glacier of Jammu and Kashmir, said Ministry of Defence.
Indian Army captain dies in Siachen avalanche Nov 15, 12:36 pm
Jammu, Nov.15 (ANI): An avalanche in the Siachen Glacier area has claimed the life of an Indian Army captain.
This fast-melting glacier can change world's coastlines forever Nov 15, 7:59 am
Washington D.C, Nov 15 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a vast ice sheet in northeast Greenland has begun a phase of speeded-up ice loss, contributing to destabilization that will cause global sea-level rise for "decades to come."
Increase in Antarctic snow is greater than losses: NASA Oct 31, 3:09 pm
Washington D.C., Oct. 31 (ANI): A new NASA study has revealed that the mass gains of Antarctic Ice Sheet is currently adding enough ice to the continent to outweigh the increased losses from its thinning glaciers.
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