Rs 2350 Lakhs Plan approved for Mid-Day Meal in Ladakh

Leh, May 28: Advisor Ladakh, Umang Narula who is also the Chairman of ‘UT level Steering Cum Monitoring Committee (SLMC) chaired a meeting of the Committee for reviewing the implementation of the Mid-Day Meal Scheme in UT Ladakh and also to discuss and consider the Annual Plan for 2021-22 under Mid-Day Meal Scheme to be placed before the Project Approval Board (PAB) of Ministry of Education GOI.  

The meeting was coordinated by Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Commissioner Secretary School Education Dep...

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Secy Power reviews various works under DDUGJY, PMDP-R schemes

Leh, May 28: Secretary, Power, Ravinder Kumar, today chaired a meeting to take stock of the progress of ongoing works under DDUGJY and PMDP-R schemes at his office chamber.

Chief Engineer, PDD G A Mir, Superintending Engineer Power Distribution Tsewang Paljor, Chief Manager PGCIL Sukhdev, XEN Project Division, Abdul Rehman Butt, Deputy Manager PGCIL, and other officials of PDD and PGCIL attended the meeting.

Threadbare discussions took place on various issues related to the various ong...

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Woman claims her baby replaced in Kashmir hospital, DNA tests to decide parents

Neyaz Elahi

Anantnag, May 28, KNT: Doctors in a hospital here in South Kashmir have decided to send DNA samples of two newborn female babies for paternity tests after a mother alleged that after the delivery her baby was replaced.

The strange incident occurred on Thursday late night at Sub-District Hospital Kokarnag area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

Hospital sources told news agency Kashmir News Trust that two ladies, one from Sagam area while another from Takiya Magam village gave bir...

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53 Rohingyas test positive at Hira Nagar Sub-Jail

Kathua, May 27, KNT: At least 53 out of tested 218 Rohingya refugees lodged at Kathua’s Hira Nagar Sub-Jail have been tested positive for Covid-19.

Kathua’s Hira Nagar Sub-Jail in Jammu and Kashmir is called ‘holding centre’ after Rohingya Muslim migrants were lodged there on charges of illegal migration from Mynmar to Jammu.

Kathua District Chief Medical Officer Dr Ashok Choudhary while divulging information said that 53 Rohingyas have been found positive for Covid-19 who have been isolated. ...

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انتخابات کے خلاف بات کرنے والے قوم کے ہمدرد نہیں ہو سکتے۔رہبر انقلاب اسلامی

ایجنسیز/28میی /رہبر انقلاب اسلامی آیت اللہ العظمی سید علی خامنہ ای نے فرمایا ہے کہ انتخابات میں حصہ نہ لینے کی ترغیب دلانے والے ، عوام کے ہمدرد نہیں۔

جمعرات کی صبح اراکین پارلیمنٹ سے آن لائن خطاب کرتے ہوئے رہبر انقلاب اسلامی آیت اللہ العظمی سید علی خامنہ ای نے آئندہ انتخابات کے حوالے سے اہم ترین مسائل پر روشنی ڈالی اور عوام سے انتخابات میں بھرپور حصہ لینے کی اپیل کی۔

آپ نے فرمایا کہ نامزد امیدواروں کی جانب سے اپنے انتخابی منشور میں عوام کی اقتصادی اور معاشی مشکلات کے حقیقی راہ حل کی نشاندہی، ا...

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Sahu inspects under construction Sewage Treatment Plant, other Developmental works in Leh

First Sewage Treatment Plant of Ladakh to become operational by August 2021

Leh, May, 27: Commissioner Secretary, Ajeet Kumar Sahu made a site visit to review the ongoing development works being executed by Housing & Urban Development Department in Leh town. During the tour of the town, he inspected the work at 3 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant, site of the proposed commercial building site of MC Leh, Water Supply Plant at Choglamsar and Multi-Tier Parking site at Pologround. He was accompanie...

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Principal Secy Kotwal chairs meeting on Animal Birth Control

Leh, May 27: Principal Secretary, Dr Pawan Kotwal today chaired a meeting regarding issues of Animal Birth Control in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

Principal Secretary, Dr Kotwal stressed that efforts should be made to control the nuisance of stray dogs in the Union Territory. He exhorted that stray/feral dogs could be a danger to the highly valued wildlife present in the region and also a threat to the common citizens.

Principal Secretary, Dr Kotwal directed the concerned officials t...

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CEC Kargil reviews work on projects under PWD, RD, Revenue sectors

KARGIL, MAY 27, 2021: Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting to review the pace of progress on various projects and schemes of PWD, Rural Development Department (RDD) and Revenue under Capex Budget, SDP, Languishing , State/ UT Plan and other Central Sponsored Schemes (CSSs) being implemented in the district.

Executive Councillor for Works Mubarak Shah Nagvi, Executive Councillor for Health Muhammad Ali Chandan, Deputy Commissioner/...

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The Dark Side of Covid Lockdown

The Covid-19 emergency situation is becoming alarming day by day despite preventive measures taken by government/ local administration. Being a highly populated country after China, India is witnessing a drastic death rate since outbreak of Covid second wave. After all, Almighty Allah has power over the creatures in the universe. God willing may the pandemic end soon.

This piece is aimed to redirect the readers to the drawbacks of the lockdown in Union Territory of Ladakh. I have penned d...

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One dies, two injured in accident on Srinagar-Kargil highway

Drass, May 26: One person died on spot while two others sustained grevious injuries after a vehicle fell into a deep gorge on Srinagar-Leh Highway near Batra Camp in Drass today.

Divulging information about the accident, Station House Officer Drass, Haji Feroz Ahmed told Voice of Ladakh that an Alto K-10 (JK16/0966) vehicle was on way to Srinagar from Kargil when near Batra Camp Drass it met with an accident and fell in a 16 feet deep gorge. He said the vehicle was completely damaged in the a...

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