14 Nov 2020
PM Modi could celebrate Diwali with soldiers in Jaisalmer
Despite the raging coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will celebrate Diwali with soldiers — a practice he started in 2014 when he was first elected to the office. As per reports, PM Modi will visit the border area in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to ring in the festival with the brave men guarding the borders.
04 Feb 2020
Soldiers in Siachen and Ladakh lack proper gear, ration: CAG
Soldiers deployed in brutish locations like Siachen and Ladakh lack adequate gear and ration, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report filed before the Parliament on Monday.
09 Jun 2019
Watch: Soldiers need hammer to break open eggs at Siachen
"Siachen me hamare jawan ladh rahe hai" might have been misused to support many a straw man argument, but it trivializes the harsh lives of Indian Army soldiers at the Siachen glacier.
27 Jan 2019
On Republic Day, Domino's delivered pizzas to soldiers at Siachen
For Indian Army soldiers posted at the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, Republic Day turned out to be a surprise as they received piping hot pizza from a famed fast food company.
02 Jan 2019
Siachen Soldiers won't have to wait 90-days for a bath
Soldiers deployed in Siachen glacier may soon be able to bathe during their three-month posting, courtesy waterless hygiene products.
12 Aug 2018
Indian soldiers at Siachen to get special indigenous clothing, equipment
The army is manufacturing special clothing and equipment for its forces posted at the Siachen glacier - considered the world's most dangerous battlefield.
27 Apr 2018
This Pune-couple on a mission to help Siachen soldiers breathe
A Pune-based couple, in their 60s, has sold most of their ornaments to install an oxygen plant at the Indian Army's main base camp in Siachen, which will be a huge help to almost 9,000 soldiers posted there.
07 Jan 2018
Railways' biotoilets needs cow-dung of Rs. 42cr. Or do they?
After much deliberation, Indian Railways decided to fit biotoilets in each of its 54,506 coaches. 97,761 have been installed already.
07 Dec 2017
#DefenseDiairies: The lifeline of Siachen troops, Cheetah helicopter
The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's (HAL) Cheetah is a light single-engine helicopter serving the Indian armed forces for over four decades.
04 Dec 2017
If not wars, then what's killing Indian soldiers?
India hasn't fought any major wars since the 1999 Kargil war with Pakistan.
29 Jun 2017
7th Pay Commission recommendations: What has the Cabinet changed?
Benefiting over 48 lakh central government employees, the Cabinet approved the Central Pay Commission's (CPC) recommendations after introducing 34 changes to it.
24 May 2017
Pakistani jets fly over Siachen, but Indian airspace untouched
One day after India launched "punitive fire assaults" on Pakistani military outposts along the Line of Control, jets from Islamabad flew over Siachen, reported media.
27 Mar 2017
Army personnel's combat jackets to come from Bengaluru companies
Two extremely crucial combat-clothing needs of the Indian Army will be satisfied by Bengaluru companies; bullet-proof jackets (BPJs) and coats for extreme cold climates (coats-ECC) for those posted in Siachen.