Modi inaugurates NHPC power projects in Ladakh

Modi inaugurates NHPC power projects in Ladakh

Foundation of Sri-Leh power line laid Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated two hydropower projects owned by the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), in the mountainous region of Ladakh. With this the total generation capacity of NHPC in the...
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PM Modi arrives in Ladakh today

PM Modi arrives in Ladakh today

To inaugurate power projects, lay foundation of Sgr-Leh transmission line Prime Minister Narendra Modi would arrive in mountainous Ladakh region on Tuesday to inaugurate two hydel power projects. The Prime Minister, who would be on his second visit to J&K,...
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Jammu, Ladakh got Rs 1000 cr ‘special’ funds since 2010 Kashmir unrest

Jammu, Ladakh got Rs 1000 cr ‘special’ funds since 2010 Kashmir unrest

Rs 717 cr released till March 2014; Rs 598 cr expenditure booked: GOI Jammu and Ladakh regions have bagged Rs 717 crore “special developmental assistance” out of the state plan during the past three years, on the recommendations of Special...
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No excuse, doctors have to serve in far-off areas

No excuse, doctors have to serve in far-off areas

JK Govt preparing list * Delinquent medicos may lose service benefits, officials say With an aim to provide better health-care facilities to people in J&K’s far-off and inaccessible areas, the Government is preparing a list of doctors who have to...
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Dalai Lama in Leh for Kalachakra-2014

Dalai Lama in Leh for Kalachakra-2014

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah  today welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and his devotees  from all over the world, who have assembled in Leh to attend the  concluding function of Kalachakra.Addressing a large gathering of devo...
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Union Budget: Jammu, Ladakh in focus

Union Budget: Jammu, Ladakh in focus

Rs 500 cr rehab programme for Kashmiri migrants IIT for Jammu Kicking off the program for return and rehabilitation of Kashmiri migrants, the Government of has kept Rs 500 crore for the plan in its maiden Union Budget presented in...
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Chinese troops enter Indian waters in Ladakh

Chinese troops enter Indian waters in Ladakh

‘Army had face-off with PLA in Pangong lake on June 27’ After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh...
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Ladakh film festival opens

Ladakh film festival opens

The third edition of Ladakh International Film Festival opened here with the screening of director Kamal Swaroop’s National award-winning movie ‘Rangbhoomi’, which is based on Dadasaheb Phalke’s eponymous semi-autobiographical play of the same name.The...
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38 more villages designated as Backward Areas

38 more villages designated as Backward Areas

Cabinet Decisions The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Omar Abdullah approved the recommendations of J&K State Commission of Backward Classes for inclusion of 38 villages in the list of Backward Areas. The villages incl...
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Littered explosive goes off near Leh firing range

Littered explosive goes off near Leh firing range

1 killed, 4 injured One person was killed and four others injured in Leh, Ladakh, when a littered explosive went off near an army firing range Thursday evening, police said.The officials at Police Control Room Leh told Greater Kashmir that...
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