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41 jawans died in Siachen; infiltrations reduced along LoC in 2016
Deccan Chronicle

41 jawans died in Siachen; infiltrations reduced along LoC in ...

Srinagar : As many as 41 Army jawans have died in weather-related incidents in Siachen glacier in eastern Ladakh from 2013 till March 31 this year, an Army official said on Friday. Siachen at a height of 19, 600 feet is the world's highest ... Deccan Chronicle, 12 hours ago
41 soldiers killed in Siachen since 2013: Govt Press Trust of India, 14 hours ago
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Siachen Glacier claimed 41 soldiers since 2013

"Troops posted in high-altitude areas are trained in basic and advanced skills in mountainous and snow-bound areas. Troops posted in avalanche-prone areas are subjected to series of training in the field formation area," he said. Press Trust of ...
 Greater Kashmir6 hours ago
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Siachen records more deaths of troops in last 4 months than last 3 yrs

Fourteen soldiers lost their lives while serving in Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, just in last four months, a number which is more than the deaths that occurred during each of the last three previous years.As per the data provided by the Army's Northern Command, nine soldiers lost their lives last year, eight in 2014 and 10 in 2013.As many as 41 soldiers have died from 2013 till March 31, 2016, at the glacier in Jammu and Kashmir.Giving further details, Defence Ministry ...
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Indiatimes

How the world's lightest material produced by ISRO will help our jawans in Siachen

To keep our soldiers warm, in freezing temperatures at Siachen, the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram (ISRO's research arm) has manufactured the world's lightest material called silica aerogel or blue air. This material can be used ...
 Yourstory.in4 days ago ISRO's Finding to Bring Warmth to Siachen Soldiers  New Indian Express1 week ago ISRO Makes World's Lightest Material, Will Help Siachen Soldiers Keep Warm In Freezing Temperatures  Indiatimes1 week ago ISRO Makes Worlds Lightest Material Will Help Siachen Soldiers Keep Warm In Freezing Temperatures  Indiatimes1 week ago
Khaleej Times

The drama that goes on at earth's highest battlefield

LAHORE: The bitter war on the highest battle field of the world continues between Pakistan and India. The battle at Siachen glacier is something that has an extraordinary significance. The sacrifices made by the Pakistani soldiers to defend ...
 The Nation Pakistan3 days ago Drama that goes on at earth's highest battlefield  The Nation Pakistan3 days ago IITian Major's jetpack to give wings to Army  Times of India1 month ago Icy Siachen stories on stage  Khaleej Times1 month ago

Taming Siachen’s raging waters

Making a world record for first ever rafting expedition in the Siachen Glacier, Madurai man Captain K.R.C. Pratap shares his experience of rafting through the Nubra and Shyok rivers.
 The Hindu2 days ago

ISRO creates silica aerogel to keep Indian soldiers warm in freezing temperatures of Siachen

India April 22(IM):Indian scientists have come up with an innovative way of keeping our soldiers warm in the freezing temperatures of Siachen. A team of scientists at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre in Thiruvananthapuram, India's premier rocket lab ...
 Indian Mirror1 week ago ISRO's New Light-As-Air Gel Can Keep Indian Soldiers Warm In Siachen Snow  NDTV1 week ago Siachen: India develops lightest material to keep soldiers warm  The News Tribe1 week ago

Glacial mistrust: Whose Siachen is it anyway?

ByJ.J. Singh South of the Pamirs, there is a knot of mountains formed by the Karakoram, Hindu Kush and Kuen Lun ranges. Emanating from the mighty Karakoram range, which forms the northern crown of India is the Siachen: the second-longest glacier ...
 South Asia Monitor1 week ago Glacial mistrust  The Telegraph2 weeks ago
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Avalanche warning issued for higher areas of J&K for next 24 hours

Siachen avalanche: Body of jawan recovered from under snow Soldier missing in Siachen glacier avalanche in Ladakh Body of missing Army jawan found under 12-feet snow in Kargil Kargil avalanche: Rescued soldier stable, search ...
 ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago Siachen avalanche: Body of second jawan recovered  Rediff.com1 month ago Siachen avalanche: Body of Army jawan recovered from under snow  First Post.com1 month ago Siachen avalanche: Body of missing jawan recovered from under snow  Indian Express1 month ago
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Techtree

New Technology by ISRO Could Help Save Lives of Troops

The extreme climatic conditions for soldiers stationed at Siachen, at a height of 6000-7000 m, come as a bigger threat to their lives than enemy bullets. The situation however is expected to improve dramatically if the space technologies developed by Indian ...
 Techtree3 weeks ago Saving the soldiers from extreme weather  The Hindu3 weeks ago ISRO gel can save soldiers in Siachen  Chandigarh Tribune3 weeks ago ISRO can save soldiers' lives at Siachen | Chandrayaan II to be 'indigenous' mission  Economic Times3 weeks ago
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