Two-day literary seminar and symposium on Development of Literature in Ladakh concludes

Leh, April 30: Two-day literary seminar and symposium on ‘Development of Literature in Ladakh’ organised by Ladakh Academy of Arts, Culture & Language, Leh concludes today.

Three books titled ‘Snyan tspon legskyes’ (A Gift of poetry) authored by Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, ‘Lamayuru Monastery: The Secret Moonland on the Earth’  by Dr Khanpo Konchok Rigzin, and  ‘Tamchos Gonspa Chigpa’ by Khanpo Nyima Gyaltsan were launched on the concluding day.

Executive Councillor, Animal/Sheep Husbandr...

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Advisor, Ladakh chairs 1st State Level meeting of Narco Coordination Center

Leh, April 29: Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Umang Narula chaired the1st State Level meeting of Narco Coordination Center (NCORD). The NCORD is a mechanism for effective coordination among all the drug enforcement agencies and other stakeholders, and also to provide a common platform for discussions on drug-trafficking-related issues.

Deputy Director General (NR) NCB, Gyaneshwar Singh gave a comprehensive presentation on ‘NCORD Mechanism’ and the current drug scenario. He informed the ...

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Special discounts at Cooperative stores in Leh for Eid-ul-Fitr

Leh, April 30: Given the upcoming festival of Eid-ul- Fitr, the Department of Cooperative, Leh is offering special discounts on consumer items of daily use through its retail outlets in the vicinity of Leh town area and villages and in the Nubra subdivision starting from April 29. 

The Cooperative Super Bazaar located behind the BSNL Office near New Bus Stand is also offering discounts on various furniture and furnishing items other than the offers on consumer items.

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LAHDC Leh, Kargil Haven’t Gone In For Audit Since Inception: CAG

Jammu, April 28: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India today said there were 56 autonomous bodies in J&K and Ladakh that had failed to submit their accounts for audit, many of them for decades. The CAG, in a report, said that delay in submission of the accounts entailed the “possibility of a fraud”. It said the bodies had been asked to submit the accounts time and again for annual audit. A total of 811 annual accounts were awaited from these autonomous bodies as on October 2019....

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BRO labourers open defecation video at River Indus gone viral

VoL Desk, April 29, 2022: Border Road Organisation (BRO) laborers are not provided basic amenities of toilet, toiletry, and sanitation, reported a page ascribed to the Aam Aadmi Party Ladakh on Facebook today.

In a clip, the Facebook page shows a number of BRO laborers ruining the sanctity of River Indus. The pollution of the River Indus is a concern to people and villages dependent on the river for farming and drinking water.

The Aam Aadmi Party page requested the BRO HQ Upshi to prov...

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Secy Power visits 50 MW Solar Power Project at Taru, Leh

Leh, April 28: Secretary Power and New & Renewable Energy Department, UT Ladakh, Ravinder Kumar visited the site of the 50 MW Solar Power Project at Taru, Leh to review the progress of the work. 

During his visit, the Secretary interacted with the officials of SECI (Solar Energy Corporation of India) & TATA Power. He directed the officials to complete the project within the stipulated time.

Project Manager, SECI, Debajyoti apprised the Secretary about the timeline of the project and in...

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IIM Jammu delegation proposes institute’s off-campus in Ladakh

Leh, Apr 28: A delegation led by Director, Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Jammu, Prof B.S Sahay, called on the Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh today. 

The delegation apprised CEC Gyalson of their proposal to start an Off-Campus of IIM Jammu in Ladakh to promote the growth and development of UT Ladakh by taking initiatives in the areas of Incubation and Entrepreneurship, Skill Development, Executive Education, Advisory Services, etc. 

CEC Gyalson expressed his concern over local students...

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Advisor, Ladakh directs early improvement of Urban Road and lighting infrastructure

Leh, April 27: Advisor to Hon’ble Lt. Governor, Umang Narula convened a meeting to review the status of various infrastructure issues being faced by residents of urban areas in Leh and Kargil towns. The meeting was initiated after a delegation of the Ex-Servicemen Welfare Society met the Advisor and submitted a memorandum highlighting the issues concerning road conditions, street lights, ATM machines and children’s parks, etc.

Commissioner/Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Departme...

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After VoL news report on poor condition of roads, CEC Kargil writes letter to LG

VoL Desk, April 28, 2022: After the Voice of Ladakh news report on the poor condition of roads in Kargil especially in town, the Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan has written to the Lieutenant Governor, Union Territory of Ladakh, R K Mathur demanding to disengage the NHIDCL from developmental projects in Kargil.

“I write to bring to your kind notice the bad conditions of roads in Kargil Town. As your hon’ble self very well knows that the first impress...

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Cooperative Dept Khaltse organises Cooperative Movement and Awareness Camp

Leh, April 27: The Cooperative Department, Khaltse organised a cooperative movement and awareness camp, under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, at Tingmosgang village today. Assistant Registrar Cooperative (ARC), Leh, Skarma Tashi was the chief guest for the occasion.

ARC Skarma Tashi inaugurated the Tingmosgang Grain Gola Cooperative Society Shop at Tingmosgang village in the presence of Sarpanch and Nambardar Tingmosgang, President, Block Level Consumer Store and Inchar...

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