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Defence Minister Visits Siachen Glacier

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flew to Siachen Glacier which is the world’s highest battlefield in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister. Siachen Glacier Siachen glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram Range in the Himalayas. Situated at an average altitude of 18,000 ft above sea level it is one of the ..

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Operation Safed Sagar

Indian Air Force group of four Mig-21 aircraft that flew in a missing man” formation as a tribute to Indian Air Force personnel killed during the 1999 Kargil conflict. The missing man formation was aimed to honour the valour and supreme sacrifice of men killed in action during Operation Safed Sagar at Kargil. Missing Man ..

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Govt suspends LoC trade with PoK

The government has issued orders to suspend the Line of Control (LoC) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pak Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Why did the government suspend LoC trade? The LoC trade was initiated to facilitate the exchange of goods of common use between local populations across the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir. On the ..

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Abhinandan Varthaman To Be Awarded Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar

Indian Air Force Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman has been chosen for the first Bhagwan Mahavir Ahimsa Puraskar constituted by the Akhil Bharatiya Digambar Jain Mahasamiti. The award which carries a cash prize of Rs. 2.51 lakh, a memento and a citation will be presented to  Abhinandan Varthaman on April 17 the Mahavir Jayanti. Abhinandan Varthaman Abhinandan Varthaman, ..

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Union government sets up a study group to examine problems of people along IB, LOC in J&K

The Union Government has set up a study group to examine the problems being faced by the people living near the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) due to ever-present threat of cross-border firing from Pakistan. The group will meet people living in the border areas of ..

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