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Himalayan Film Festival Opens With ‘Shershaah’ Movie In Leh

Sep 24, 2021 Naseer Ganai

Nearly a dozen films from the Himalayan states will be screened during Himalayan Film Festival in Leh.

Black Necked Crane Is ‘State Bird’ Of Ladakh UT

Sep 01, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Earlier, black necked crane was the state bird of erstwhile state of J&K.


Ahead Of 2nd Anniversary Of Article 370 Abrogation, Ladakh Demands Statehood With Article 371

The leaders from Kargil and Leh also said they reject any domicile law on the pattern of Jammu and Kashmir for Ladakh

Ladakh Witnesses Quick Progress In Power Scenario: Lieutenant Governor

Jul 29, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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


After J&K, Centre Now Invites Ladakh Political Leaders For Talks

‘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

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15 May, 2021

Sindhu Darshan Postponed, BJP Seeks Consensus On Cancellation This Year

Naseer Ganai

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.


23 April, 2021

Leh Becomes Covid Hotspot, Govt Asks BRO To Restrict Non-Local Labourers

Naseer Ganai

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.


07 February, 2021

India Inks Pact To Establish First Geothermal Field Development Project In Leh

Outlook Web Bureau

Ladakh Lieutenant Governor R K Mathur termed the development as a step towards achieving carbon-neutral Ladakh.


10 January, 2021

BJP Seeks Legislative, Executive And Financial Powers For Ladakh Hill Council

Naseer Ganai

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.


20 December, 2020

Leh: Chinese Vehicles Enter Indian Territory, Retreat After Locals Stage Protests

Tarun Upadhyay

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


11 December, 2020

Flights Between Leh And Jammu Resume After Months

PTI

The flights will operate every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.


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03 December, 2020

Kargil, Leh Leaders Brainstorm On Ladakh Future For The First Time

Naseer Ganai

Move comes ahead of talks with Union home ministry about status of Ladakh region.


18 November, 2020

Heated Tents, Other Facilities For Indian Troops in Eastern Ladakh

PTI

Soldiers dig in as India and China are locked in a military standoff since early May in eastern Ladakh.


15 November, 2020

'Chinese Let Their Nomads In And Then Occupy Territory': Leh Councillor Konchok Stazin

Naseer Ganai

Konchok Stazin says the government needs to turn border villages into smart villages and provide 4G internet facilities to make borders liveable.


31 October, 2020

New Chief Executive Councillor Tashi Gyalson Promises Welfare Of Ladakh People

Naseer Ganai

I want to assure you that you will come to see a good hill council: Gyalson at swearing-in ceremony in Leh.


31 October, 2020

Cry Gets Shrill For Full Statehood With New Political Alliance In Kargil

Naseer Ganai

Kargil Democratic Alliance holds first meeting with Omar Abdullah, seeks restoration of Article 370.


22 October, 2020

Joint Committee Of Parliament Summons For Social Media Giants Facebook And Twitter

PTI

Panel also considering summons for Amazon and Google on the issue of protection of data and its privacy


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15 October, 2020

Construction Of Zojila Tunnel Begins With Ceremonial Blast

Naseer Ganai

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.


Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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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
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