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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‘Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory’

‘Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory’

Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents last year that had led to a tense three-week standoff. Official sources said a patrol...
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Chinese Army transgressed Sino-Indian border 334 times in 2014

The Chinese Army has transgressed the Sino-Indian border 334 times this year and a total of 1,278 times between 2010-13, Rajya Sabha was informed Wednesday. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the People’s Liberation Army transgressed the border...
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‘Will bring saffron revolution in JK’

‘Will bring saffron revolution in JK’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said his government will bring ‘saffron revolution’ in Jammu and Kashmir. “We will bring saffron revolution in Jammu and Kashmir,” he said in Leh, quickly adding it was kesar (the spice) of the state he...
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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...
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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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