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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Chinese media protests against unfurling of Tibetan flag in Ladakh

Chinese media protests against unfurling of Tibetan flag in Ladakh

Chinese media is criticizing a reported move by the Tibetan government in exile to unfurl a flag representing its idea of “Tibetan national flag” on the shores of Bangong Lake, known as Pangong Lake in India, in Ladakh. The lake...
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Leh celebrates Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday

Leh celebrates Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday

Thousands of Tibetans on Thursday morning joined in the 82nd birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here. Large crowds donning traditional dresses began to assemble since morning at the Shiwatsel Phodrang complex on the outskirts of Leh...
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Leh erupts over sexual assault on 6 year old boy

Leh erupts over sexual assault on 6 year old boy

Protests erupted in Leh town to condemn the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old boy in Shey Lamdon School in the district. The residents demanded serious action against the accused. A peaceful procession was taken out from Chokhang Vihara to...
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Govt to promote lesser-known tourist spots of Ladakh region

Govt to promote lesser-known tourist spots of Ladakh region

As the Ladakh region is witnessing a good tourism season, the government will be promoting lesser known spots of the region to attract more tourists. During an interactive meeting with travel agents and hoteliers at Kargil, Tourism Director, Kashmir, Mahmood.....
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‘Khimsa Festival’ creates awareness on waste management

‘Khimsa Festival’ creates awareness on waste management

To sensitise people about the increasing pollution in Leh town, a group of Leh-based NGOs have organised an environment week called the ‘Khimsa Festival’. The festival began on World Environment Day and will conclude on June 10. Garbage, lack of...
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