Ladakh in festive mood ahead of PM Modi’s visit

Ladakh in festive mood ahead of PM Modi’s visit

Festive mood has gripped the Ladakh region ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Leh on Saturday. The Prime Minister is scheduled to join the 100th birth anniversary celebrations of Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, the architect of modern Ladakh, and...
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Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Zojila tunnel on May 19

Narendra Modi to lay foundation stone of Zojila tunnel on May 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of Asia’s longest bi-directional Zojila tunnel, connecting Kashmir’s Sonamarg with the Gumri area in Kargil district, on May 19 during his visit to Ladakh. The 14.15-km tunnel project, to be execut...
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President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Siachen base camp today

President Ram Nath Kovind to visit Siachen base camp today

President Ram Nath Kovind will visit the Siachen base camp, world’s highest battlefield, on Thursday and interact with soldiers. President Kovind, who is also the Supreme Commander of the armed forces, will be the first President to visit this camp...
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PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Leh on May 19

PM Narendra Modi likely to visit Leh on May 19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit Leh on May 19 to address a public gathering to mark conclusion of the birth centenary celebrations of 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche, the architect of modern Ladakh. The Prime Minister will address...
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Srinagar-Leh highway opens post 4 months closure

Srinagar-Leh highway opens post 4 months closure

The strategic 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway was thrown open to traffic on Friday ahead of the normal time. The road was closed in winter due to the accumulation of snow at Zojila. Lt Gen AK Bhatt, General Officer Commanding (GOC)...
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Ladakh rues delay in reopening of Srinagar-Leh highway

Ladakh rues delay in reopening of Srinagar-Leh highway

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5 Years On, no end to social boycott of minority community in Zanskar

5 Years On, no end to social boycott of minority community in Zanskar

The social boycott of minority community for past nearly five years in Zanskar division of Kargil has severely affected their economy. It has been over five years since majority community enforced social boycott against the minority community. The problems of....
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Ice Hockey tourney in Leh vies for Guinness World record

Ice Hockey tourney in Leh vies for Guinness World record

Attempting a Guinness World record for playing ice hockey at the highest altitude, a two-day tournament was organised at Chibra Kargyam village of Durbuk block of Leh district. As many as six teams, including five international teams from Canada, Germany,...
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Govt plans to turn Kargil into tourist haven

Govt plans to turn Kargil into tourist haven

The J&K Government has formulated a comprehensive plan to develop Kargil as a tourist destination. Apart from developing the area as an adventure activity centre, the government is making efforts to promote Kargil as a favourite destination for Buddhist an...
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Ladakh Shuts in protest against bombs found in Bodhgaya

Ladakh Shuts in protest against bombs found in Bodhgaya

The Ladakh region today observed a peaceful bandh to condemn a low-intensity explosion near the Kalchakara ground in Bodh Gaya, Bihar, where Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and Buddhist pilgrims are participating in a month-long Kalchakra puja since Ja...
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