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.
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of Siachen avalanche lone survivor Lance Naik Hanamanthappa. The Prime Minister tweeted, He leaves us sad & devastated. RIP Lance Naik Hanumanthappa. Soldier in you remains immortal. Proud that martyrs like you served India. Lance Naik Hanamanthappa, who was battling for his life at the Army’s Research & Referral hospital in New Delhi, breathed his last on Thursday morning.
New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday reiterated that incidents such as the Pathankot terror attack would continue to take place till the time the terror groups and attackers are not made to feel the pain which they inflict on others. The Defence Minister, however, dodged the question on whether he thinks Pakistan would act upon the leads provided to them in wake of the Pathankot terror attack. Parrikar earlier said that he was deeply pained when a soldier lost his life.