Army helps 51 Kargil students to secure varsity admission

Army helps 51 Kargil students to secure varsity admission

The Army has assisted 51 students from the economically weaker section in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir in getting free admission to various universities in the country under Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme “To facilitate higher education to the local...
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Shepherd Dies in Explosion in Kargil

Shepherd Dies in Explosion in Kargil

A 53-year-old shepherd was killed in a blast in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. Maqsood Ahmad, a shepherd from Rajouri found an explosive device while grazing his cattle in the mountainous Drass area of Kargil district morning, officials told...
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NHPC’s Chutak power station submerged

NHPC’s Chutak power station submerged

State-run power major NHPC today said its Chutak power station at Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir has been completely shut down due to sudden increase in the water level in unit 3 and 4 of the plant. “Consequent to sudden...
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Kargil reeling under darkness as Power Plant submerges in water

Kargil reeling under darkness as Power Plant submerges in water

Kargil district of Ladakh Division of Jammu and Kashmir has been reeling under darkness after the Chutak Hydroelectric Plant mysteriously submerged in water. Reports said that water has entered into the whole power station and all the turbines have stopped...
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Revenue Minster visits Kargil

Revenue Minster visits Kargil

Minster for Revenue Javed Mustafa Mir, today called meeting of district officers of Kargil during which he took review of the working of Revenue Department. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Kacho Hassan Khan, Additional Deputy Commission...
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Apathy towards Kargil

Apathy towards Kargil

Declare the results of Kargil district together with Kashmir The Education Minister of the state seemed quite busy this past week. The Minister was busy sending congratulatory messages, sometimes making personal visits, to the meritorious students of the high ...
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Recurring flash floods in Kargil; residents worried

Recurring flash floods in Kargil; residents worried

People of the border district are facing immense problems due to recurring flash floods during the past one month. Fresh flash floods have occurred in several areas of Kargil in the mountainous Ladakh region, damaging private and public property. The...
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From war zone to tourist hub, Kargil comes a long way

From war zone to tourist hub, Kargil comes a long way

Tiger Hill in Drass and Tololing in Bhimbat—which caught the world attention during 1999 conflict—have become major tourist attractions The lofty and tough mountain terrains of Kargil which once echoed with the sounds of guns have become home to the...
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Kargil’s divided families yearn for reunion with relatives across LoC

Kargil’s divided families yearn for reunion with relatives across LoC

Locals seek reopening of 150-km road to Skardu Zakir Hussain vividly remembers his last visit to Skardu in Baltistan to meet his relatives, displaced after 1965 Indo-Pak war. His eyes lit up the moment he talks about his three month...
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Mobs attack Muslims in Zanskar, youth injured

Mobs attack Muslims in Zanskar, youth injured

Zanskar, May 9: Police arrested at least three miscreants after frenzied mob of a particular community attacked a group of Muslims, injuring a youth critically, in Zanskar area of Kargil in Ladakh. Eyewitnesses told CNS that the mob attacked a group...
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