Army seeks 7,300 kanal to set up firing range in Leh

Army seeks 7,300 kanal to set up firing range in Leh

The Army in cold desert of Leh, bordering China, has sought lease of over 7,300 kanals of land for setting up a new firing range. Sources said the Army had taken up the matter with District Development Commissioner Leh, Prasnna...
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Srinagar-Leh highway closed, 400 vehicles stranded

Srinagar-Leh highway closed, 400 vehicles stranded

The 434-km Srinagar-Leh highway—connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir Valley—was closed for traffic on Thursday evening after fresh snowfall in Zojilla area, officials said. Riyaz Ahmad, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic) Ganderbal told that the dec...
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Leh council to seek Rs350 cr for rebuilding flood-hit infra

Leh council to seek Rs350 cr for rebuilding flood-hit infra

The newly-constituted Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, in consultation with the district administration has decided to submit a detailed proposal of Rs 350 crore to the state government for rebuilding the infrastructure damaged in the f...
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Srinagar-Leh highway open till November 23

Srinagar-Leh highway open till November 23

The Sonamarg-Zojila stretch of the strategic Srinagar-Leh highway will remain open till November 23 to clear all stranded vehicles. The road, which is the only surface link connecting Ladakh with the rest of the state through Kashmir, remains closed to...
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Police busts ATM cloning gang in Leh

Police busts ATM cloning gang in Leh

District Police Leh today detained two suspects who were in process of obtaining PIN numbers illegally from the customers at an unguarded ATM in Leh town by pretending themselves as customers and cloning the ATM cards by placing some device...
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Leh council to get new CEC today

Leh council to get new CEC today

The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, is set to get a new Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) as all 26 newly elected councillors will take oath in the presence of top leaders of the BJP and PDP at the...
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Leh council poll verdict today

Leh council poll verdict today

Counting of votes for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically, will be conducted tomorrow and results are likely to be available by 4 pm. The ruling alliance partner BJP and the Congress are...
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Women outnumber men in Leh council election turnout

Women outnumber men in Leh council election turnout

2,666 more women than men turned up to exercise their right to franchise Women voters outnumbered their male counterparts in electing representatives to the powerful Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh, which governs the district politically...
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81,000 voters to seal fate of 90 candidates today for LAHDC Election

81,000 voters to seal fate of 90 candidates today for LAHDC Election

Four political parties contesting election; main fight between BJP, Cong The stage is set for the fifth election to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically. Amid tight security arrangements, 26 consti...
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Parties make last-ditch efforts to woo voters as campaigning ends

The campaigning for elections to the 26 constituencies of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically, ended today with the contesting candidates and their party leaders making last-minute efforts to woo ...
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