Heads of religious bodies stress for communal harmony in Ladakh

Heads of religious bodies stress for communal harmony in Ladakh

Heads of various religious bodies here have underscored the need to maintain communal harmony in Ladakh. “Religious heads of all the communities should meet and resolve problems internally before spreading it to a larger scale,” said Ashraf Ali Barcha, president,Anjuman...
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Negative publicity kept visitors away from Kashmir, Ladakh got tourism windfall

Negative publicity kept visitors away from Kashmir, Ladakh got tourism windfall

As Kashmir tourism fails to recuperate after being hit by unrest in 2016, Ladakh has recorded an increased footfall of foreign as well as domestic tourists. Although the turbulence in the Kashmir valley cast a shadow over the tourism sector...
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Religious groups meet to soothe frayed nerves

Religious groups meet to soothe frayed nerves

Buddhist association wants SIT to probe conversions; DC to submit report to govt Against the backdrop of the rising communal tension in Ladakh following an inter-religion marriage, religious heads of all communities, while keeping the district administration i...
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Ladakh tense over Muslim-Buddhist marriage (love jihad)

Ladakh tense over Muslim-Buddhist marriage (love jihad)

The Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) is up in arms against the PDP-BJP government in Jammu & Kashmir and has decided to approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi to resolve the growing feud between Buddhists and Muslims. The discord appears to have...
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After Doklam, Line of Actual Control in Ladakh a worry for Army

After Doklam, Line of Actual Control in Ladakh a worry for Army

Even as the two-month-long standoff at Doklam between soldiers of the Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) and the Indian Army near border tri-junction in Bhutan has ended, Chinese threat along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh in Jammu...
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Bipin Rawat Army Chief General to review security in Ladakh

Bipin Rawat Army Chief General to review security in Ladakh

In a significant development, Army Chief General Bipin Rawat will review the security scenario in eastern Ladakh over the weekend. His visit comes after Indian and Chinese troops clashed at a spot, north of the Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh,...
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Scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as two incursion bids by PLA foiled

Scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh as two incursion bids by PLA foiled

A major scuffle, which included stone-pelting, took place between Indian and Chinese soldiers along the Line of Actual Control at eastern Ladakh in the western sector on Tuesday even as the tense troop stand-off in Doklam area+ in the eastern...
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Mehbooba welcomes Dalai Lama at Leh, Praises him for statement on Islam

Mehbooba welcomes Dalai Lama at Leh, Praises him for statement on Islam

Kailash Mansarovar Yatra via Leh would give boost to tourist arrivals Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday welcomed the Tibetan spiritual leader, Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function. Addressing a...
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Ladakh seeks Goods and Services Tax exemption

Ladakh seeks Goods and Services Tax exemption

Ladakh, the cold desert of the country, has unanimously sought exemption of the goods and services tax (GST) for the Scheduled Tribes living in the region, citing “country’s security considerations in border area and to keep a check on the...
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Dalai Lama visits Leh Idgah

Dalai Lama visits Leh Idgah

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visited the Leh Idgah today where both Shia and Sunni communities jointly hosted a lunch in his honour. Dalai Lama is in Ladakh for over a month-long visit since June 29. He is visiting the...
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