Ladakh House to come up at New Delhi

SRINAGAR: The State Government is proposing to construct Ladakh House/Sarai at Dwarka, New Delhi. For the purpose, the government has approached Delhi Development Authority (DDA) for allotment of land in Sedctor-18, Dwarka, New Delhi. The DDA has earmarked land measuring 1266 square meters in the said location and the Jammu and Kashmir Government has been […]

FIR filed against BJP’s Ladakh in-charge for bribery

FIR filed against BJP’s Ladakh in-charge for bribery

Leh: An FIR was registered against BJP leader and MLC Vikram Randhawa for allegedly trying to bribe journalists in Leh, officials said on Thursday. Randhawa termed the allegations as baseless and said the Congress was trying to malign the image of the BJP. District Election Officer (DEO) and Deputy Commissioner of Leh Avny Lavasa told […]

BJP threatening social boycott in Ladakh, Cong complains

BJP threatening social boycott in Ladakh, Cong complains

Jammu: The Jammu Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has approached the Election Commission (EC) seeking action against the BJP, Zanskar Buddhist and Zanskar Gonpa Associations for allegedly threatening people in Ladakh constituency of social boycott if they did not vote in favour of the saffron party. The JKPCC sought stern action against these organisations and […]

Cong faces uphill task in Ladakh after party rebel files nomination

Cong faces uphill task in Ladakh after party rebel files nomination

Jammu: Congress is facing an uphill task to win the Ladakh parliamentary seat as a party rebel, backed by an influential religious organisation, has filed his nomination as an independent candidate, making the May 6 election a multi-cornered contest involving BJP. Rigzin Spalbar, of Congress, is fighting against party rebel Asgar Ali Karbalai. Spalbar, a […]

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 […]

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