Chaukhamba is a mountain massif in the Gangotri Group of the Garhwal Himalaya. Its main summit, Chaukhamba I, is the highest peak in the group. It lies at the head of the Gangotri Glacier and forms the eastern anchor of the group. It is located in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand, west of the holy town of Badrinath.
Chaukhamba has four summits, along a northeast-southwest trending ridge, and ranging in elevation from 7,138 metres (23,419 ft) to 6,854 m (22,487 ft) with an average elevation 7,014 m; the main summit is at the northeast end.
Chaukamba I 7,138 m (23,419 ft)
Chaukamba II 7,070 m (23,196 ft)
Chaukamba III 6,995 m (22,949 ft)
Chaukamba IV 6,854 m (22,487 ft)
After unsuccessful attempts in 1938 and 1939, Chaukhamba I was first climbed on 13 June 1952, by Lucien George and Victor Russenberger (Swiss members of an otherwise French expedition). They ascended the northeast face, from the Bhagirathi-Kharak Glacier.
Chaukhamba I is an ultra-prominent peak, with a prominence of more than 1,500m. Mana Pass is the key col for Chaukhamba I
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The IED was recovered from a spot which is about 15 km away from Ukhrul town.
An Assam Rifles official said that Manipur Chief Minister Nongthombam Biren Singh is scheduled to travel on that way where the IED recovered.
The Manipur CM is scheduled to visit Ukhrul town in Ukhrul district on April 11 to meet several social organizations.
A troop of 27 Assam Rifles found the IED from a culvert which was wrapped in a polythene bag.
“Security personnel found the bomb during a search operation at the area,” the Assam Rifles official said.
Later, the bomb squad team defused the IED.
Manipur police suspected that militants plotted the bomb on the CM’s scheduled route.
Following the incident, tight security has been arranged on the road and Assam Rifles troops cordoned the area.
Kohima based Defence PRO Colonel Chiranjeet Konwer said that, the Khonsa battalion of Assam Rifles undertook an operation at Laju village in Tirap district and apprehended a self styled Second Lieutenant of NSCN(K) who identified as Kijen Rongshong.
Post spot interrogation, the militant admitted allegiance to NSCN(K).
He further divulged that he has been part of the outfit since 2010 and had undergone training at NSCN training camp in Myanmar.
Security personnel have recovered a pistol and ammunition in possession from him.
“Kijen is an important senior cadre in NSCN(K) and was involved in the standoff firing incident on Jun 7, 2015 on Laju Post and had attempted a standoff on Noglo Post on August 18, 2016 which failed. He also confirmed death of three cadres in Myanmar who were injured in the ambush on Security forces in Lyangche on December 3, 2016,” the Defence PRO said.
The Assam Rifles battalion has been tracking the militant for past one month and on receiving specific input swiftly, launched an operation and apprehended him with a weapon and extortion notes.
Security forces have been carrying out aggressive operations in the south Arunachal Pradesh and the apprehension of the senior cadre has come as a blow to the banned organization.
A young woman student from Guwahati filed an FIR with the Lake Police Station, Kolkata alleging that she had been raped by a Kolkata-based businessman in a guest house.
According to her, she was introduced by her friends to Rakesh Chowdhury, a Kolkata based businessman, who is married, and a resident of Salt Lake area.
The woman claimed that Rakesh Chowdhury, offered her drinks in a city restaurant and she became unconscious after having the drink. Then the accused took her to a city guest house and raped her there.
As per the information,the accused businessman and his wife is absconding.
Assam Rifles (AR) arrested one National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) Isak-Muivah faction militant, identified as ‘corporal’ Pangchak Arangham, from Rangluwa village in Longding district of Arunachal Pradesh on April 4, reports The Telegraph.
One militant of the Khaplang faction of National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K), identified as Nawang Konyak (38), was arrested by the Indian Army from Namtola area of Assam-Nagaland border in Charaideo District on April 4, reports The Sentinel. A Chinese grenade, two bottle bombs, some fuse wires and two mobile phones and many other items were recovered from the arrested militant
IMPHAL, April 5: Manipur police nabbed three militants including president of United Kuki Liberation Army (UKLA) Thangkhosei Guite at Senapati here.
DGP Manipur LM Khaute while speaking to mediapersons at his office that UKLA chief carries a Rs 1 lakh reward on his head. Police has been carrying out series of operations for a long time as elections were held and Manipur Police was able to trace the three persons at Hotel Serena at Senapati .
A joint team of Senapati and Kangpokpi police launched an operation today which was led by Superintendent of Police, Kangpokpi Police Station Heisnam Balaram and the hotel was cordoned off.
Various incriminating documents were also found. The Kuki outfit was allegedly involved in extorting money from the people.
UKLA president Thangkhosei Guite of Bunglung village, Kangpokpi district was found with two other cadres identified as Seigoulen Doungel and Lenkhomang Kipgen .
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Four soldiers and two Government officials were killed while 22 others were injured in a suicide attack on a convoy of census teams on Bedian Road in Lahore, the provincial capital of Punjab, on April 5 (today), reports The News. A Police official said the explosion was caused when a suicide bomber blew himself up near an Army vehicle which is taking part in the ongoing census.
Anti Extortion Team (AET) of Dimapur Police, on March 31, arrested a suspected militant, identified as Khekivi Ayemi, from Purana Bazaar area of Dimapur Town in Dimapur District for collecting extortion money from the area, reports Nagaland Post. Cash and incriminating documents in the form of money demand slips of the Naga National Council (NNC)/ Government Democratic Republic of Nagaland- Non Accordist faction (GDRN-NA) were recovered from the arrested militant
Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) of the face value of INR 3,00,000 from Anantapur village in Malda District, dnaindia.com reports on April 4. The BSF personnel during patrolling along the Indo-Bangladesh border found 150 fake currency notes of the denomination of INR 2000 in a bag at Chowri Anantapur village under Baisnabnagar Police Station, BSF sources sources.