Siachen Glacier Current Affairs, GK & News

Siachen Day Commemorated

On April 13, 2020, the Indian Army commemorated Siachen Day. The day is observed to commemorate the courage of Indian Army under “Operation Meghdoot”. The Day also honours Siachen Warriors serving motherland successfully from the enemy. Highlights Every year, the Indian army commemorates by displaying the courage of Indian Army troops that are securing the ..

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Light Combat Helicopter Production inaugurated in HAL Bengaluru

On February 27, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh inaugurated Light combat Helicopter production at the HAL complex in Bengaluru. The project is a part of the “Make in India” initiative. Light Combat Helicopters The Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) were completely designed by HAL. It has 2 engines and several latest technical features. The ..

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India’s highest bridge inaugurated

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the highest bridge in India. The bridge was named after the “Lion of Ladakh” Col Chewang Rinchen. It stands at 14,650 feet across the Shyok river. Features of the bridge It is located at 45km from India’s border from China. It connects Leh’s Darbuk with Daulat Beg Oldi. The bridge ..

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Siachen: World’s highest battlefield, now open to tourists

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh announced that the Siachen Glacier, the world’s highest battlefield, is now open for tourists and Tourism. He made the announcement on Siachen while inaugurating newly constructed ‘Colonel Chewang Rinchen Bridge’ over Shyok River in Eastern Ladakh. Key Highlights The government gave its nod to the proposal moved by Indian Army for ..

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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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