ISK Observed Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima Zahra

Kargil/ Dec. 30/ Anjuman Jamiyat Ulama Isna Ashriya Kargil observed two days Mourning Gathering (Majalis e Aza) to commemorate the Martyrdom Anniversary of Hazrat Fatima Zahra S.A, beloved daughter of Prophet Mohammad (p.b.u.h). The gathering was held in the premises of Hozia Ilmiya Isna Ashriya Kargil.

The Two days commemoration programme concluded today with hundreds of people attending the gathering for two days from nearby areas of Kargil.

Undeterred by intense cold, people gathere...

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In conversation with Skarma Junglay on Losar

Losar, the much-celebrated festivity of Ladakh that mark the new year as per Ladakhi Lo-Rtsis (calendar) has come through many transformations. The terminologies and essence have remained the same while rituals, traditions, and activities have seen significant changes with the passage of time and due to influence of religious heads. To get some insight into these traditions and transformations, Voice of Ladakh’s staff conducted an interview with the well-known researcher Mr Skarma Junglay. J...

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CEC Leh Discuss COVID Vaccine, Implementation of AB PM-JAY

Leh/ Dec 30: The Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Leh Advocate Tashi Gyalson convened a high-level review meeting regarding the preparedness of health dept, Leh in smooth distribution and vaccination of Covid-Vaccine across the Leh district in coming months at Council Secretariat Leh today.

 A detailed discussion was held regarding the identification of vaccination session sites with setting up of a waiting area, vaccination room, observation room and other requirements such as...

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Advisor Umang Narula Chairs 1st SLSC Meet

Leh/ Dec. 30: The 1st State Level Security Committee (SLSC) meeting for the Union Territory of Ladakh was held on Monday through video conferencing under the chairmanship of Shri Umang Narula, IAS, Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor of Union Territory of Ladakh and under the aegis of Shri Kamal P. Patnaik, Regional Director, Reserve Bank of India, UT of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.

Shri S. S. Khandare, Additional Director General of Police, UT of Ladakh, senior officials of Reserve Bank, seni...

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DCC Kargil Celebrate Foundation Day

Kargil/ Dec. 28/ News Desk: District Congress Committee (DCC), Kargil celebrated the 136th foundation day of Indian National Congress at party head office, here in Kargil on Monday. Senior party leaders and workers attended the function despite bone chilling cold weather of the area.

While addressing party leaders and workers DCC President Nasir Munshi said “this moment will help the party workers to understand the greatness of Congress. INC has been at the forefront in the efforts to for...

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Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates Meteorological Centre at Leh

Leh/ Dec. 29: The Union Minister of Earth Sciences, Science & Technology and Health & Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated Meteorological (Met) Centre at Leh (Ladakh) via video conferencing at an event today in Ministry of Earth Sciences, New Delhi.

Guest of Honour, Shri Radha Krishna Mathur, Lieutenant Governor, Ladakh and Shri Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, MP Ladakh also joined the event virtually. Dr. M Rajeevan, Secretary, MoES; Dr.Vipin Chandra, JS MoES; Dr. M. Mohapatra, DG IMD; S...

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Sampheal Reviews Control Measures Against Codling Moth

Leh/ Dec 29: Commissioner/Secretary Horticulture, Agriculture and Floriculture, Rigzian Sampheal convened a meeting regarding the effective control measures against Codling Moth concerned with the Horticulture department.

The meeting was attended by Chief Horticulture Officer Leh, Chief Agriculture Officer Leh, and Associate Director SKUAST and the Chief Horticulture Officer Kargil and Chief Agriculture Officer Kargil attended the meeting through Video Conference.

A detailed discussion was...

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In Charge SDM Zanskar Inaugurates Ice Hockey Rink at Zangla

Kargil/ Dec. 29: In Charge Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Zanskar Tsewang Rigzin inaugurated an ice hockey rink at Zangla here on Monday.

The rink has been constructed by the Rural Development Department, Kargil at a cost of Rs 25.63 lacs under MGNREGA

Block Development Council (BDC) Chairperson Zanskar Block Stanzin Sangdup, SHO Zanskar, Officer Commanding GREF Zanskar, OC Army Camp Zanskar besides other sub divisional officers were present on the occasion.  

Speaking on the occas...

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Rigzen Dolker Became “First Woman Everester From Ladakh”

Leh/ Dec. 28/ News Desk/ Everester Rigzen Dolker, proud daughter of Sonam Nurboo and Tsetan Tsomo from Terchay Nubra scaled Mount Everest, the world highest peak in May 2016 and became the first and only woman Everester from Nubra_Valley.

She did her schooling from Moravian Mission School and Army Public School Phyang. Later on, she was conferred with State award for her contribution in adventure sport.

Currently, she is working with Indian Mountaineering Foundation.

Miss Stanzin La...

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DDC Members Administered Oath Across All Districts of Kashmir

Srinagar/ Dec 28: The elected members of maiden District Development Council (DDC) elections held in the history of Jammu and Kashmir were today administered oath by respective district heads across all the districts of Kashmir division.

On the occasion, 138 DDC members representing 138 Block Constituencies of 10 districts of the division swore in the name of God and pledged to bear true faith and allegiance to the constitution of India and also uphold the Sovereignty of India.

The Dis...

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