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Silica Aerogel: Will Siachen Woes End for Our Soldiers Now?

Our soldiers guard our borders in the world’s highest peaks at Siachen braving the freezing cold weather and avalanches which submerge most of them fatally. With the incident of recent two avalanches still fresh in mind, scientists at the Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (ISRO), Thiruvananthapuram developed the world’s lightest synthetic material called ‘silica aerogel’, which is the lightest synthetic material ...

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Latest Update Negative on Lance Naik Hanumanthappa

As his mother and wife are in the hospital already, Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad is battling for life with his condition declining from critical but stable to most critical on Wednesday night. The Army Research and Referral Hospital said his condition had worsened “despite aggressive therapy and supportive care” roping in experts from AIIMS. “He continues to remain extremely critical ...

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Modi to Light Diwali at Siachen Glacier as Obama Sends Out Greetings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join Indian soldiers at Siachen Glacier in Himalays to celebrate Diwali while the US President Barack Obama in a video message wished a “Happy Diwali” and “Saal Mubarak” saying the festival was a reminder that light will ultimately prevail. Indian prime minister will first arrive at the Siachen Glacier to celebrate Diwali with the soldiers ...

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