Leh Passes Unanimous Resolution to Safeguard Tourism Sector

LEH, APRIL 29, 2021: With the passage of time, locals in Ladakh are steadily realising the consequences of becoming a separate Union Territory after the abrogation of special protections under Article 370 in August 2019. Fearing from the consequences, the people in Leh demanded protection under Sixth Schedule where they seem to have disappointed by the Union Government. Now, the people have started taking some local measures to protect their business, ecology, and culture.

In such an acti...

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DC Kargil Visits Meenamarg Screening Point

KARGIL, APRIL 29, 2021: District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today visited Meenamarg Screening Point and took stock of the availability of necessary infrastructure and other logistics pertaining to screening and sample collection of inbound passengers.

The Deputy Commissioner while inquiring from the concerned officers about the screening facilities and other logistics established so far directed them to enhance the screening counters from the e...

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ADC Kargil fixes temporary rate list for vegetables

KARGIL, APRIL 29, 2021: The Rate Fixation Committee under the chairmanship of the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Kargil Tsering Motup today approved the partial revision in rate list of vegetables, fruits, mutton and chicken/ live birds (broiler) which shall prevail within the urban and rural areas of the district with immediate effect till further orders.

An order issued in this regard by the Assistant Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Kargil states that these rat...

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Covid protocol violators booked, fined in Leh

Leh, April 29: Keeping up the strict enforcement of Covid-19 protocols, the District Administration Leh today booked a case against a resident of Housing Colony for his unruly behaviour with the official on Covid duty at the KBR airport.

Similarly, in charge of the Covid Command Centre and the District Surveillance team inspected 16 households in Maneytselding, Nimoling, Bus Stand, Housing Colony Quarter, Housing Colony A and B block, Bomb Garh, Choglamsar and found eight people violating...

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District Admin Leh imposes weekend Covid curfew

Leh, April 29: Chairman, DDMA/ DC Leh, Shrikant Suse, in a meeting today, followed by a press conference, notified the imposition of weekend covid curfew from Friday 9 PM to Monday 5 AM as an additional restriction in an attempt to curb the rising Covid-19 infection cases in the district.

Chairman, DDMA Leh, shared that only certain categories would be allowed during the restricted period based on the production of valid ID cards. These categories include government employees, judicial of...

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CEC Kargil discuss various issues with Advisor Ladakh

Leh, April 29: The Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan, today met Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula, to discuss various issues related to the development of the Kargil district.

CEC Feroz welcomed the provision of the  ₹ 25 crore subsidy under the district budget. He stated that this would enable LAHDC Kargil to support small and marginal farmers to purchase seeds, fertilisers and farm tools. He further shared that the amount would be used for meaningful interventions in...

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JKBOSE will continue to serve UT of Ladakh till academic year 2021-22: Govt

Bhat Imran, Srinagar, Apr 28 (KNO): The government on Wednesday said that the Board of School Education (BOSE) for Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh will continue to remain affiliated with the JKBOSE until the culmination of the academic year 2021-22.

The news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) has learnt that the Administrative Secretary to government for School Education Department, B K Singh said, “Board of School Education for UT of Jammu and Kashmir shall serve the UT of Ladakh till the end...

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DC Santosh convenes meeting with religious heads, Health Dept

KARGIL, APRIL 29, 2021: District Magistrate/Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today convened a meeting with the heads of religious organizations and officers of Health Department to discuss the preparedness and arrangements for the upcoming religious events during the holy month of Ramadan.

SSP Kargil Anayat Ali Choudhary, ADC Kargil Tsering Motup, ACR Kargil Shabir Hussain, District Immunization Officer Dr Muhammad Abass, Incharge Dedicated COVID-19 Hospital Ka...

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Book on Kargil’s history releases

KARGIL APRIL 28, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan released Tareekh-e-Kargil, a book chronicling the history of Kargil at Conference Hall Baroo here today.

The book authored by prominent senior citizen Haji Baqir Ali takes a comprehensive look on the history, culture, customs and traditions, political history, geography, personalities and other aspects of Kargil.

Executive Councilor for Health Muhammad Ali Chandan, Director Animal and Sheep Hu...

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Eateries sealed in Leh over violating Covid-19 protocols

Leh, April 28, 2021: Intensifying it’s drive against Covid-19 protocols violation, the District Administration Leh today sealed five eateries and restaurants around Skalzangling and Skara for violating Covid-19 SOPs and protocols.

The Special Enforcement Squads (SESs) and the Motor Vehicles Department under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner/ Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority, Leh, conducted a random check in Leh town area and found the eateries and restaurants violatin...

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