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Varsity V-C felicitates Hanumanthappa’s family

From Swargate, Hanumanthappa’s family went to the Pune airport and took a flight to Nagpur, where the event, organised by Yuva Jagran Samiti, had ABVP’s national organising secretary as its key speaker.

Siachen avalanche: Final salute to Sepoy Sunil Suryavanshi

Suryavanshi was a nursing assistant in the Army Medical Corps and was attached to the 19 Madras Regiment deployed at Siachen Glacier.


Siachen avalanche: Deceased jawan Sepoy Mustaq Ahmed laid to rest

The Andhra Pradesh government had on Monday decided to pay Rs 25 lakh as ex-gratia to the family of Sepoy Ahmed. The decision was taken at the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu.

Mortal remains of nine soldiers flown to Siachen base camp

The helicopters are awaiting a window of good weather to further take them to Leh, the officer said, adding that the MeT department has predicted a clear day on Sunday.

How Siachen soldier Hanamanthappa gave India an occasion to cheer, and grieve as one

The Siachen braveheart gave India an occasion to cheer and marvel — and to grieve together as one

The never ending battle for Siachen veterans and families

High Court lawyer Maj Navdeep Singh who has fought numerous such cases on behalf of Siachen veterans says, “Hopefully this tragedy would be a catalyst for change in the military and civil establishment who must realise that at times the nature can be more lethal than bullets.


Siachen avalanche: Hanamanthappa Koppad served 10 out of 13 years in challenging areas

Siachen avalanche: Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad shared a cordial relationship with peers and subordinates

Siachen: 879 soldier deaths and counting

The ten Indian soldiers, who died in an avalanche, became the latest addition to a growing list of casualties suffered by the Army in Siachen.

Siachen avalanche: Relief, prayers in Lance Naik Hanumanthappa's village after news of rescue

Jawan’s family has been flown to Delhi where he is undergoing treatment

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Indian Army, Arvind Kejriwal pay tribute to Siachen bravehearts

Indian Army, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal paid their last respects soldiers who died in an avalanche that struck their post on the world's highest battlefield in Siachen in New Delhi.

Siachen avalanche: Hanamanthappa and the other nine soldiers who died

The Siachen avalanche has now claimed 10 lives with the death of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa on February 10


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Mortal remains of Siachen martyr flown to Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Feb 15 (ANI): The mortal remains of Sepoy Mustaq Ahmed of Andhra Pradesh, who was among the 10 army personnel killed by a Siachen avalanche on February 3, was brought to Hyderabad on Monday morning. The remains of the martyred soldier were brought to the old Begumpet Airport area here by a Special Indian Air Force aircraft from New Delhi. After the wreath laying ceremony, the mortal remains was flown to Nandayal in Kurnool District by a Indian Air Force helicopter and from there to his native place by road for final rites.

Siachen avalanche: Lone survivor Hanamanthappa passes away

Lance Naik Hanamanthappa Koppad, the lone survivor of the February 3 Siachen avalanche that claimed the lives of nine soldiers till Thursday, breathed his last at the Army RR Hospital in Delhi. An Army statement confirmed that he passed away at 11.45 am on Thursday morning. Earlier, the bulletin by Army Hospital had said that […]


PM Modi meets Siachen survivor at Army hospital

New Delhi, Feb 09 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday went to meet Siachen avalanche lone survivor Lance Naik Hanumanthappa at the Army's Research and Referral Hospital. He is the lone survivor out of group of ten Indian soldiers who were wiped out by an avalanche in the Siachen last week. Modi, along with Army Chief General Dalbir Singh, interacted with the doctors, who treated the soldier.