As per the casualties classified so far, during the last three months, three personnel have been martyred and seven injured, said Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.
The avalanche hit the Army positions in the northern glacier at around 3:30 pm today. The altitudes in the northern glacier are around 18,000 feet and above.
Other key bills that are likely to be taken up during the course of the Houses include the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019, Anti Maritime Piracy Bill 2019 and Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2019 among the 47 items.
The Citizenship Bill, which the BJP seeks to pass with the aim of granting citizenship to non-Muslims from neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan who came to India before December 31, 2014, will be taken up during the proceedings of the House.
Union Ministers Amit Shah, Thawarchand Gehlot, V Muraleedharan and Arjun Ram Meghwal attended the meeting, convened by Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi for the leaders of all parties in the House.
Prime Minister Modi also complimented the presiding officers of the two Houses for the smooth running of the last session of Parliament and observed that this had helped to create a positive impact among the people about the functioning of the legislative arm of the government.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast fresh snowfall and heavy rains in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh over the next two days due to western disturbance.
Pakistan is home to all shades of darkness; from extremist ideologies and darker powers of radicalisation to the darkest manifestations of terrorism, she told the panel.
In order to justify her remarks, the official further raised certain questions to expose Pakistan fabricated lies and deception to malign India. "In which country were the perpetrators of 9/11 and 26/11 discovered?," the official asked the gathering.
This comes after two terrorists, linked to Lashkar-e-Taiba, were neutralised in an encounter with security forces in Bandipora on Monday.