Siachen Melt: Pak, India Experts Spar

Indian and Pakistani glaciologists have crossed swords over whether the Siachen glacier is melting or not.Leading Indian glaciologist Dr Vijay Kumar Raina, formerly of the Geological Survey of India and author of a report on glaciers prepared for the ministry of environment and forests (MoEF) in 2010 has stated categorically that the Siachen glacier is stable and reports that it has shrunk by as much as 50 per cent are “false”.