Siachen

  • The simmering Siachen and Indo-Pak ties 15-04-2014 11:33 AM

    In May 2005, as Indian and Pakistani Track I negotiators were reaching a 'settlement deal' on the forbidden Siachen Glacier, the then Chief of the Army Staff Joginder Jaswant Singh made an unexpected public statement. A deal would only work, he said, when Pakistan agreed to authenticate the 110-km Actual...
  • Modi asks PM to clarify on social media reports about Siachen 14-04-2014 06:59 AM

    Chennai: Citing reports in social media, Narendra Modi on Sunday demanded a clarification from Prime Minister Manmohan Singh if there was any foreign pressure on him to "hand over Siachen to enemies". The BJP Prime Ministerial candidate said some reports were spreading thick and fast in social media that Singh...
  • Do we really care for our jawans? 15-01-2014 11:35 PM

    It's been a tough summer for the Indian Army at the LoC with record infiltration bids, a long drawn out operation in Keran and the beheading of a soldier. CNN-IBN asks whether India really cares for its jawans. ...
  • Siachen: A huge human cost for a piece of ice 15-01-2014 09:42 PM

    If the Line Of Control (LoC) is tough, Siachen is only even more difficult. Cold, barren and hostile, living in Siachen isn't easy. But for the hundreds of Army men, braving the frigid climes is simply a way of life. It's an irony that Siachen means "the valley of flowers"....
  • Amid hiccups, Indian, Pakistan PMs agree to better ties 29-09-2013 09:51 PM

    New York:India and Pakistan want to take their strained relationship forward but peace has to first return to the LoC that divides Jammu and Kashmir, a top Indian official said on Sunday after Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Nawaz Sharif met in New Yorkfor their much awaited talks. "Both sides...
  • Chinese troops not allowing India to patrol LAC: Reports 05-09-2013 11:28 PM

    The National Security Advisory Board in its report on Chinese incursion has pointed out that the Indian troops are not allowed to patrol the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said reports. The report submitted to PMO says that the 640 sq km of Indian territory has been occupied by China....
  • Army chopper crashes in Siachen, both pilots safe 13-05-2013 02:22 PM

    New Delhi: An Army helicopter, on air maintenance operations, crashed on Monday morning in the icy heights of Siachen glacier but both the pilots survived the accident and were being evacuated for treatment, army sources said. The advanced light helicopter (ALH) 'Dhruv', flown by two pilots of the Army Aviation...
  • In manifesto, Musharraf pitches for peace with India 15-04-2013 08:45 PM

    Islamabad: Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf on Monday said there would be no peace in the region without the resolution of outstanding issues with India, including the disputes over Kashmir, Siachen and Sir Creek. Listing Pakistan's internal stability and regional peace as two key elements of the foreign policy of...
  • The Siachen dilemma

    BARAKA |  Surya Gangadharan
    "It takes our men 27 days to trek from base camp to the highest post in Siachen," the officer with long experience of service on...

  • The Indian soldier's plight

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The program that aired on CNN-IBN a couple of months back irked my mind. Anubha Bhonsle's "30 minutes" show focused on the Army officer's latest...

  • Differences over agenda of Indo-Pak talks 18-06-2011 09:57 AM

    New Delhi: Differences have cropped up over the agenda for Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan which will take place on the June 23 and 24. The Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet in Islamabad during June 23-24 for discussions under the bilateral peace process that...
  • What the Siachen conflict is all about 01-06-2011 04:35 PM

    New Delhi: The scroll of honour at the Siachen base camp of Indian Army reads: "Quartered in snow, silent to remain. When the bugle calls, they shall rise and march again." Siachen glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, is the Himalayan watershed that draws a line between Central Asia...
  • Indo-Pak talks end, no deal on Siachen 31-05-2011 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan failed to reach a consensus on the long pending Siachen glacier issue during the Defence Secretaries meeting held on Tuesday after a gap of three years. The Defence secretaries of Pakistan and India also released a joint statement on Siachen. Both sides acknowledged that the...
  • India, Pakistan resume Siachen talks 30-05-2011 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, defence secretaries of India and Pakistan on Monday met in Delhi to discuss the long-pending Siachen issue. Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar is leading the Indian delegation at the two-day talks with his Pakistani counterpart Lt General (Retd) Syed Ather Ali. India and...
  • Indo-Pak talks: will it help reduce the trust deficit?

    Defence Secretaries of India and Pakistan meet for talks on the Siachen Glacier after a gap of three years. ...
  • Indo-Pak talks today, Siachen on agenda 30-05-2011 07:05 AM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, defence secretaries of India and Pakistan today met here to discuss the long-pending Siachen issue. Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar is leading the Indian delegation at the two-day talks with his Pakistani counterpart Lt General (Retd) Syed Ather Ali. India and Pakistan decided...
  • Indo-Pak defence talks to begin tomorrow 29-05-2011 08:42 PM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, defence secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan on the long-pending Siachen issue will kick off on Monday. "Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar will lead the Indian delegation during the two-day talks," a Defence Ministry official said, adding that "India and Pakistan decided to...
  • India, Pakistan to discuss Siachen issue 27-05-2011 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, Defence Secretaries of India and Pakistan would meet in New Delhi on Monday for fresh rounds of talks on the Siachen issue. "The two day-long talks will start from 30 May. Indian delegation would be led by Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar and...
  • India, Pakistan to discuss Siachen issue 27-05-2011 12:10 AM

    New Delhi: After a gap of three years, Defence Secretaries of India and Pakistan would meet on Monday for fresh rounds of talks on the Siachen issue. "The two day-long talks will start from 30 May. Indian delegation would be led by Defence Secretary Pradeep Kumar and members of the...
  • Indo-Pak Defence Secy talks by April end 04-04-2011 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: India and Pakistan are likely to resume Defence Secretary-level talks by month-end where they will discuss several issues including demilitarisation of the world's highest battlefield - Siachen Glacier, and Sir Creek. "The talks between the two Defence Secretaries are likely to begin by the end of this month...
  • CNN-IBN @ 5: scaling Siachen 20-01-2011 08:30 AM

    CNN-IBN's Rakesh Negi relives his trek to Siachen that resulted in an award-winning documentary. ...
  • Despite Pak protest, Indian Army plans trek to Siachen 17-06-2008 03:23 PM

    Subramaniam Badrinath has been named as a replacement for VVS Laxman for the two-Test series against New Zealand starting August 23 in Hyderabad. The All-India Senior Selection Committee has named S. Badrinath as VVS Laxman's replacement in the Indian team for the Test series against New Zealand, which commences at...
  • Siachen gear pilferage: Army served final notice 27-12-2007 09:41 AM

    New Delhi: India went on top of the Group B leaderboard in the World Cup with their win over Ireland on Sunday after a few nervous moments chasing a modest 207 set by an improving Irish outfit. The win didn't come before a couple of rescue efforts - both in...