Nearly a dozen films from the Himalayan states will be screened during Himalayan Film Festival in Leh.
Earlier, black necked crane was the state bird of erstwhile state of J&K.
The leaders from Kargil and Leh also said they reject any domicile law on the pattern of Jammu and Kashmir for Ladakh
The Lt Governor discussed the ongoing and future projects of the Power Development Department (PDD) with Secretary Power Ravinder Dangi, Chief Engineer Distribution Ghulam Ahmad Mir and Superintending Engineer PDD Tsewang Paljor
‘Our first demand is the restoration of Article 370 & erstwhile J&K state, second demand is full-fledged statehood for Ladakh’, says Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) Co-chairman Asgar Ali Karbali
Sindhu Darshan is held in Leh every year in June on the full moon day of Guru Purnima on the banks of the river Indus.
The government says those arriving from outside Leh have tested positive in large numbers and a new wave is infecting youth and children in the region.
Ladakh Lieutenant Governor R K Mathur termed the development as a step towards achieving carbon-neutral Ladakh.
In a meeting with the Union Home Minister Amit Shah President of BJP in Ladakh region, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, called for an amendment in the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Act.
Though the vehicles carried people who looked like civilians, there is a very strong possibility that some Chinese soldiers were also among them, locals said
The flights will operate every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.
Move comes ahead of talks with Union home ministry about status of Ladakh region.
Soldiers dig in as India and China are locked in a military standoff since early May in eastern Ladakh.
Konchok Stazin says the government needs to turn border villages into smart villages and provide 4G internet facilities to make borders liveable.
I want to assure you that you will come to see a good hill council: Gyalson at swearing-in ceremony in Leh.
Kargil Democratic Alliance holds first meeting with Omar Abdullah, seeks restoration of Article 370.
Panel also considering summons for Amazon and Google on the issue of protection of data and its privacy
The inaugural blast for the 14.83 km tunnel was initiated virtually by Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. When launched, it will be the longest bi-directional tunnel in Asia, connecting the Kashmir Valley to Ladakh.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.