Siachen conflict

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Name: Siachen conflict
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Remembering war heroes

The story of Captain Vikram Batra's martyrdom is perhaps the most poignant and widely remembered one in recent times. What many people may not know is that Captain Batra, who received Param Vir Chakra posthumously, was set to marry his close friend Dimple ... [Published Times of India - Aug 15 2014]


"I met Vikram in 1996 in Panjab University Chandigarh... Vikram was a details oriented man. Recently, I came across an old diary of his in which he had carefully written down details of our every meeting."
An editorial in the NewsNews International said: "The Siachen glacier has the dubious distinction of being the world's highest battleground, and more men have died there as a result of the effects of the elements than from enemy action."

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Remembering war heroes [Published Times of India - Aug 15 2014]
Resolve Siachen row, daily tells Pakistan, India [Published - Apr 08 2012]
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