“Prescribe drugs only by generic names”, PS Ladakh orders Health Department

VoL Desk, Feb. 22: In a significant step towards use of generic medicines, Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education Department, UT Ladakh, Dr Pawan Kotwal has ordered the consultants and Medical Officers to prescribe drugs only by their generic names.

The PS in an ORDER No. 04 (H&ME) UTL of 2023, Dated: 21.02.2023 maintained, “It is impressed upon all the consultants/ Medical Officers of Health & Medical Department Ladakh to Prescribe drugs only by their GENERIC NAMES and to writ...

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4 km Tunnel To Be Built At Shinku La For All-Weather Connectivity to Ladakh

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod for the construction of the 4.1-km Shinku La tunnel on the Nimu-Padam-Darcha road link to provide all-weather connectivity to the border areas of Ladakh.

Providing details of the cabinet decision, Union minister Anurag Thakur said the tunnel will be completed by December 2025 at a cost of ₹ 1,681 crore.

The length of the tunnel will be 4.1 km. An approach will also be built by December 2025.

The Shinku La tunnel will provide all...

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Week-long Cultural Revival Workshop and Language Awareness Camp commences

Leh, Feb 16: LAHDC Leh launched its new scheme ‘Rolyangs-pa Rogs’ under its subsidy component. The inaugural ceremony was held at the Shey Palace in the presence of Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalson. ‘Rolyangs-pa Rogs’ is a scheme under LAHDC Leh’s subsidy component in which traditional musical instruments of Daman and Surna are provided to the beneficiaries at a 75% subsidized rates, which is implemented through the Department of Information and Public Relations, Leh.

A week-lo...

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Volleyball tournament concludes at Zanskar

Kargil, Feb 16, 2023: The volleyball tournament organized by Culture Preservation Society Kumik concluded on Wednesday Kumik, Zanskar.

Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Sonam Dorjay accompanied by Station House Officer Zanskar, Dorjay Gyalson, Block Development Officer, Zanskar, Tsewang Rigzin and Zonal Physical Education Officer, Tsering Tashi were present at the final match of the volleyball tournament.

Eight teams from different villages participated in the tournament. The final ma...

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Ladakhi women runners shine at various marathons

Leh, Feb 14: Ladakhi women runners bring laurels to the region with good performances at the 9th edition of the Hiranandani Thane Half Marathon that was held at Thane on February 12.

In this event, three half-marathon runners from the marathon team Ladakh participated. Tashi Ladol secured the 2nd position, Stanzin Chosdol secured the 3rd position and Stanzin Dolkar secured the 5th position.

Similarly, at the Tata Steel Kolkata marathon Tashi Ladol, Stanzin Chondol, and Stanzin Dolkar s...

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Ladakh team brings laurels at Khelo India Winter Games, National Ice-Stock Championship

Leh, Feb 14: The UT Ladakh team showed spectacular performances during the 4th Khelo India Winter Games 2023 and 8th National Ice-stock Sports Championship 2022-23, held from February 10-14 at Gulmarg, and won 14 medals, including four golds for Ladakh in different categories.

In the Ice Hockey tournament, the Men’s team won bronze.

In the Ice-stock championship,  Team Game Men won gold; Target Game Women won gold and also won gold in the Individual target category.

Meanwhile, in Sp...

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Senior Assistant post at Wildlife Dept. shifted from District Kargil to Divisional Cadre

VoL Desk, Feb. 15: After shifting of more than 33 District Cadre posts from FCS&CA Department, Kargil to district Leh it has surfaced to the public that a District Cadre post of Senior Assistant of Wildlife Department has been shifted to the Divisional Cadre of Wildlife Department, Ladakh.

A letter dated October 11, 2022 No. M/72/2022-OFFICE OF OSD (W)/ 193-200 by Forest, Environment and Ecology, Department, UT Secretariat, Ladakh to the Deputy Commissioner of Leh and Kargil asked for the...

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LAHDC Kargil seeks department-wise status of Divisional, District Cadre Posts

Kargil, Feb 13, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan today chaired the Executive Council meeting of LAHDC, Kargil, here at Conference Hall, Council Secretariat, Kargil.

The meeting was attended by the Executive Councilor, Sheep & Animal Husbandry, Aga Syed Mehdi Fazili, Executive Councilor, R&B & Mechanical, Mubarak Shah Naqvi, Executive Councilor, Tourism & Zanskar Affairs, Er Punchok Tashi, Executive Councilor, Health & Agriculture, Mohsin Ali and Additional Deputy Commis...

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Raj Niwas Ladakh bids emotional adieu to outgoing LG, RK Mathur

VoL Desk, Feb. 12: Raj Niwas Ladakh bids emotional adieu to outgoing Lieutenant Governor Ladakh, Sh. Radha Krishna Mathur and First Lady, Smt. Poonam Mathur. Sh. R K Mathur has completed three years as the First Lt. Governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh.

Meanwhile, the President’s Secretariat in a press communique from New Delhi announced the resignation of RK Mathur and Bhagat Singh Koshyari as LG of Ladakh and Maharashtra respectively.

The President further appointed Brig (Retd) ...

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١١ فروری ایرانی قوم کے لئے باعث مسرت۔شیخ ناظرالمہدی

کرگل /١١ فروری/ وی ایل نیوز/ جمهوری اسلامی ایران کی کامیابی کی 44 ویں سالگرہ کی موقع پر خوشی کا اظہار کرتے ہوئے جمعیت العلماء اثناعشریہ کرگل کی طرف سے ملت ایران، مسئولین و صدر جمهوری اسلامی ایران جناب، حجت الاسلام آقای سید ابراہیم رییسی، بالاخص مقام معظم رهبری حضرت آیت الله سید علی حسینی خامنه ای (حفظہ اللہ) کو دل کی عمیق گہرائیوں سےمبارک باد پیش کرتے ہوئے ایک پریس ریلیس جاری کیا۔

یقیناً آج کا دن یعنی 11 فروری ایرانی قوم کے لئے باعث مسترت و شادمانی کا دن ہے اور انکی کامیابی کےاس دن میں ت...

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