Srinagar-Leh highway opens for light vehicles

Srinagar-Leh highway opens for light vehicles

Mughal Road likely to open by May 15 Sonamarg/Rajouri, May 11: The 434 Km long strategic Srinagar-Leh highway was thrown open for traffic on Sunday while the historic Mughal road connecting Kashmir with Rajouri district in Jammu is likely to...
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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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Chinese Troops Set Up More Tents In Ladakh

Chinese Troops Set Up More Tents In Ladakh

‘You Are In China’: Reads Banner Hoisted Outside Camp Showing no signs of withdrawing from the Indian territory after their incursion in Ladakh two weeks ago, Chinese troops have erected an additional tent in the Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector...
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China 19 kms Inside Ladakh: Centre

China 19 kms Inside Ladakh: Centre

Defence Secretary Briefs Parliamentary Panel The government Friday told a Parliamentary Committee that Chinese troops have pitched tents 19 kms deep inside the Indian territory in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir and that efforts are underway to ensure that....
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Chinese troops too far to bother Leh tourists, tweets Omar

Chinese troops too far to bother Leh tourists, tweets Omar

Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah on Friday said the Chinese incursion in Ladakh region should not be linked with tourism in Leh as the Chinese troops were very far from the town. “Can we please not link the...
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Ladakh Incursion: Local India, China Military Commanders Hold Meet

Ladakh Incursion: Local India, China Military Commanders Hold Meet

Local military commanders of India and China are holding a flag meeting on Tuesday in a bid to resolve the situation arising out of the incursion by Chinese troops in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) sector in Ladakh. The meeting scheduled...
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Sonamarg- Drass Road Thrown Open

Sonamarg- Drass Road Thrown Open

Transport Deptt Issues Advisory For Vehicular Movement The Sonamarg- Drass road (Zojila Pass) has been thrown open for vehicular movement, an official spokesman said. According to a notification issued by the Transport Department, the movement of vehicular tra...
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Srinagar-Leh highway may open for light motor vehicles on April 5

Srinagar-Leh highway may open for light motor vehicles on April 5

The arterial Srinagar-Leh national highway will be thrown open for light motor vehicles on April 5 if the weather conditions remain conducive, an official spokesman said on Tuesday. The 434-km highway, the only road link between Kashmir and Ladakh region,...
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Extreme Weather Kills Thousands of Ladakh’s Pashmina Goats

Extreme Weather Kills Thousands of Ladakh’s Pashmina Goats

Last year’s unusually dry summer and this winter’s unprecedented snowfall, the worst in nearly 50 years, in Ladakh’s Changtang area has claimed over 18,000 “pashmina” goats, the source of one of the finest varieties of wool that h...
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Omar highlights essentiality of regular air service to Kargil

Omar highlights essentiality of regular air service to Kargil

‘Would take up issue of subsidizing air fare with Centre’ Government committed to all round development of backward pockets KARGIL, JANUARY 07 – In an ultimate step for commencement of air service to Kargil, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Monday himself.....
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