Siachen Glacier: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

The Integrated Defence Staff of Defence Ministry and ISRO signs a Memorandum of Understanding

The Integrated Defence Staff of the Defence Ministry and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to set up satellite-enabled telemedicine nodes to improve emergency medical support to Indian soldiers posted in high-altitude areas, especially Siachen. ISRO will establish 53 more nodes in the first phase over and above the ..

No decision on Siachen confrontation between India-Pak

No progress was achieved on resolving the military dispute on the Siachen glacier b/w India and Pakistan and both the sides stuck to their stated positions. Pakistani restated its call for demilitarization of the Siachen and moving the troops back to the positions in 1984 and also called for the resolution of the dispute in ..