Dalai Lama visits Leh Idgah

Dalai Lama visits Leh Idgah

Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama visited the Leh Idgah today where both Shia and Sunni communities jointly hosted a lunch in his honour. Dalai Lama is in Ladakh for over a month-long visit since June 29. He is visiting the...
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Chinese media protests against unfurling of Tibetan flag in Ladakh

Chinese media protests against unfurling of Tibetan flag in Ladakh

Chinese media is criticizing a reported move by the Tibetan government in exile to unfurl a flag representing its idea of “Tibetan national flag” on the shores of Bangong Lake, known as Pangong Lake in India, in Ladakh. The lake...
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Leh celebrates Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday

Leh celebrates Dalai Lama’s 82nd birthday

Thousands of Tibetans on Thursday morning joined in the 82nd birthday celebrations of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama here. Large crowds donning traditional dresses began to assemble since morning at the Shiwatsel Phodrang complex on the outskirts of Leh...
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Leh erupts over sexual assault on 6 year old boy

Leh erupts over sexual assault on 6 year old boy

Protests erupted in Leh town to condemn the alleged sexual assault on a six-year-old boy in Shey Lamdon School in the district. The residents demanded serious action against the accused. A peaceful procession was taken out from Chokhang Vihara to...
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Govt to promote lesser-known tourist spots of Ladakh region

Govt to promote lesser-known tourist spots of Ladakh region

As the Ladakh region is witnessing a good tourism season, the government will be promoting lesser known spots of the region to attract more tourists. During an interactive meeting with travel agents and hoteliers at Kargil, Tourism Director, Kashmir, Mahmood.....
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‘Khimsa Festival’ creates awareness on waste management

‘Khimsa Festival’ creates awareness on waste management

To sensitise people about the increasing pollution in Leh town, a group of Leh-based NGOs have organised an environment week called the ‘Khimsa Festival’. The festival began on World Environment Day and will conclude on June 10. Garbage, lack of...
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Ladakh the cold desert sees tourism boom

Ladakh the cold desert sees tourism boom

Even as the tourism sector is still on a revival path in the Valley, the Ladakh region is attracting a good number of visitors. Officials are expecting a record footfall this year as over 45,000 tourists visited Ladakh in May...
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Shrine Board opens yatri registration facility at Leh

Shrine Board opens yatri registration facility at Leh

Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, informed that after taking into consideration requests received from pilgrims and certain organizations, he has held discussions with Chairman, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board and it has been de...
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Dalai Lama to visit Ladakh later this month

Dalai Lama to visit Ladakh later this month

According to officials, arrangements for Dalai Lama’s visit have been entrusted to the Ladakh Affairs department and “no stone will be left unturned for ensuring his smooth one-and-a-half month stay”. Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama w...
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LAHDC bans construction along tourist hotpick Pangong Lake

LAHDC bans construction along tourist hotpick Pangong Lake

The Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Leh, which governs the district politically, has decided not to allow any construction near the world-famous Pangong Lake in the Ladakh region. The move follows a Jammu and Kashmir High Court order that.....
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