Cloudburst wreaks havoc in Leh

Cloudburst wreaks havoc in Leh

A cloudburst on Wednesday night wreaked a havoc in several villages of Leh district of the Ladakh region. According to reports, the cloudburst caused extensive damage in Saboo, Shey Stakmo and Stakna villages of Leh district. Houses, link roads, irrigation...
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Five year long social boycott between Muslims and Buddhists ended in Zanskar

Five year long social boycott between Muslims and Buddhists ended in Zanskar

A five year long social boycott between Muslims and Buddhists at Padum Zanskar ended after Buddhist spiritual leader Dali Lama visited the area. The social boycott between the two religious communities ended on Sunday when an important meeting was held...
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Governor NN Vohra meets Dalai Lama in Leh

Governor NN Vohra meets Dalai Lama in Leh

Governor NN Vohra, who visited Leh on Tuesday, called on His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the latter’s residence at Jive-tsal Choglamsar. They both interacted on the growing tensions across the world. During his interaction with the Governor, the Dalai...
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J&K Govt will lease land to Indian Army for firing range in Kargil

J&K Govt will lease land to Indian Army for firing range in Kargil

The Jammu and Kashmir government has begun process to lease out 71,238 acres land to the army for field firing and artillery practice in Kargil district. The state government, in a notification, has asked the public that any objections in...
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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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