Massive rally in Kargil for divisional headquarters

Massive rally in Kargil for divisional headquarters

Jammu: Thousands of people on Sunday marched in Kargil district against the administration’s decision to permanently post the offices of Ladakh divisional commissioner and Inspector General of Police (IGP) in Leh town. The people of Kargil demanded that the offices function on rotational basis – in Kargil during summers and in Leh during winters. The […]

SECI issues tenders for solar power projects in Ladakh

SECI issues tenders for solar power projects in Ladakh

NEW DELHI: As a part of its ambitious plan to build 23 GW solar power projects in Ladakh, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) Wednesday issued tenders for construction of 7.5 GW solar power projects in Phase-I in the region. As per the tender document while 2.5 GW capacity solar power project will be […]

Govt notifies revised funding scheme for Ladakh

Govt notifies revised funding scheme for Ladakh

JAMMU: As a follow up to the State Administrative Council (SAC) decision regarding devolution of fiscal powers to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), the Government on Wednesday notified revised scheme of funding for Leh and Kargil districts. According to an order issued by the Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary, all the funds […]

Chairman LC thanks guv for approving university in Ladakh

JAMMU: Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali on Friday thanked Governor Satya Pal Malik, for approving the proposal to establish the first-ever university in Ladakh. Chairman had earlier called upon the governor along with representatives of various student bodies of Kargil and apprised him about the concerns of the people of the […]

SAC approves establishment of first ever university in Ladakh

SAC approves establishment of first ever university in Ladakh

SRINAGAR: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met at Jammu on Saturday evening under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved the establishment of first ever university in Ladakh. Advisors to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and Kewal Kumar Sharma, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary to Governor Umang Narula were […]

BRO personnel lay first glaciated road in Ladakh

SRINAGAR: Braving extremely adverse weather conditions, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO), under Project Himank, is carving out the world’s first glaciated motorable road. “The BRO is laying the motorable roads by cutting the world’s highest glaciers which are here in eastern Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir,” an official of the BRO said. Being constructed at […]

Transgressions down along LAC in Ladakh, says Army

Transgressions down along LAC in Ladakh, says Army

Bir Billing (Kangra): Incidents of transgressions along the Sino-Indian border in Ladakh have come down this year and an effective mechanism has been put in place to tackle any situation, a top Army commander has said. The officer also said the security situation along the LoC and in hinterlands in Jammu and Kashmir is fragile […]

New Guinness World Record set up at Naropa fest in Ladakh

New Guinness World Record set up at Naropa fest in Ladakh

SRINAGAR: The five-day Naropa Festival of 2018, one of the Himalayan region’s biggest festivals, concluded with a new Guinness World Record for Ladakh. Earning the title of ‘Largest Ladakhi Dance’, two hundred ninety-nine Ladakhi women gracefully performed the famous dance of ‘Shondol’. Guinness World Records official Swapnil Dangarikar presented the record certificate to the Chairman […]

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