PMFME awareness camp conducted in Skurbuchan

Leh, Dec 29: Department of Industries and Commerce, UT Ladakh conducted an awareness camp for Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro Food Processing Enterprises (PMFME)scheme in Skurbuchan block of Leh district.

Beronica Barua, State Lead Project Manager, SPMU-PMFME gave detailed information outlining the components and objectives of the scheme. She stated that the objective of the scheme is to encourage the progressive farmers/SHGs and entrepreneurs to engage in food processing sector and...

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NYK Kargil organizes 3-day training on youth leadership, community development

KARGIL, DEC 29, 2022: Nehru Yuva Kendra Kargil, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India organized a three-day youth leadership and community development training with lodging and boarding facilities for the participants.

The closing day-cum-valedictory function was held today and was graced by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kargil Ghulam Mohidin Wani as chief guest along with a galaxy of dignitaries including Incharge Sports Authority of India training Centre Kargil, Gh. Mus...

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Foundation stone of Munsiff Court Complex laid in Kargil

Kargil: The Chief Justice (Acting) High Court of Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh, Justice Tashi Rabstan on Wednesday virtually laid foundation stone of Munsiff Court Complex Sankoo in Kargil district.

Justice Javid Iqbal Wani, Judge, High Court of Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh and Administrative Judge District Kargil, besides Registrar General High Court of Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh, Principal Secretary to Chief Justice High Court of Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh, Anoop Kumar Sharma, Registrar Computer (IT) also j...

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Mohd Ali Majaz appointed Chairperson of Ladakh Haj Committee

Leh, December 27: The UT Ladakh Haj Committee unanimously appointed Sh. Mohd. Ali Majaz of Choskore, Kargil as the Chairperson of UT Ladakh Haj committee in Leh today. The meeting was held in the presence of the Hon’ble Member of Parliament, Ladakh, Sh. Jamyang Tsering Namgyal, and the newly appointed members of the Haj committee.

MP Ladakh on behalf of the committee offered traditional Ladakhi Khataks to the newly elected Chairperson and wished him success for leadership to the Haj Commi...

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Two-day training program on Assuring Optimal Technical Standards and Good Lab Practices in IPHL concludes

Leh, Dec 27: The State Health Society under National Health Mission, UT Ladakh in collaboration with the Centre for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC-India), SHARE India, BOLSTER Surveillance and 360 Help, organised a two-day training programme on Quality Management Systems for the Integrated Public Health Laboratory (IPHL) at Leh.

Organised in two batches on Dec 20-21 and Dec 22-23, the training was exclusively for the pathologists and lab technicians/assistants of both districts of U...

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Kargil Artisans to showcase local products at Dilli Haat

KARGIL, DEC 28, 2022: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today flagged off 42 artisans of Handicrafts and Handloom Department Kargil, Ladakh to showcase local products in the 4th Edition of Enchanting Ladakh at Dilli Haat.

Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Syed Mehdi Fazily, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, ADC Kargil Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din Wani, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Abdul Gaffar Zargar,  Chief Planning Officer, Abdul Hadi, Assistant Director Han...

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CEC Feroz reviews arrangements of AN-32 Kargil Courier Service, IL-76 for passengers during winter

KARGIL, DEC 27, 2022: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today chaired a meeting at Council Secretariat to discuss arrangements of AN-32 Kargil Courier Service and IL-76 for evacuation of passengers and patients across Kargil, Srinagar and Jammu.

Executive Councilor Social Welfare, Syed Mehdi Fazily, Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kargil, Anayat Ali Chowdhury, besides concerned officers of Indian Air Force, Distric...

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Kargil Police solve burglary cases, accuse arrested

Kargil, Dec. 25: Kargil police has succeeded in solving  three burglary  cases: (1)case FIR No.80/2022 under section 457, 380 IPC, (2) case FIR No.118/2022 under section 457, 380 IPC, (3) case FIR No.130/2022 under section 457, 380 IPC at Kargil, the Police media cell announced in a press release.

The police has arrested the accuse namely Farooq Ahmad Khan, son of Mohd Sharif Khan, a resident of Palipora, Boniyar, Baramulla, who is currently running a shop named Mughal Bakery at Main Mark...

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FCS&CA Dept Leh conducts surprise market inspection

Leh, Dec 22: The Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department, Leh conducted a surprise market inspection at all the vegetable shops and general stores around Leh, Skara, Skalzangling and Choglamsar, in view of the complaints about the exorbitant rates charged by the vegetable sellers. 

The market checking squads inspected the rates, hygiene, documents and the quality of the vegetables and food items along with expiry dates. 

The inspection teams imposed a fine of Rs 13...

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Ladakh’s Language Dilemma

Like India as a whole, Ladakh is also a multilingual society. Languages spoken in Ladakh are Balti, Brokskat, Ladakhi, Purgi, Shina, and Zanskari. According to UNESCO’s list of endangered languages, Balti, Purgi, and Ladakhi are ‘vulnerable’ languages and Brokskat and Zanskari are ‘definitely endangered’ languages.

An endangered language is a language that is at risk of falling out of use, generally because it has few surviving speakers. If it loses all of its native speakers, it becomes ...

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