Advisor Ladakh chairs 5th Governing Body Meeting of ‘Yountan Society’ Samagra Shiksha

Leh, March 28: The 5th Governing Body Meeting of ‘Yountan Society’ Samagra Shiksha, UT Ladakh was held under the chairmanship of Advisor Ladakh, Sh. Umang Narula. The officials of the Education Department UT Ladakh apprised the Advisor regarding the action taken report on various decisions taken during the last meeting of the Governing Body.

At the outset, Director, School Education Department, Ladakh, Safdar Ali gave a detailed presentation on the following agenda items viz.  Financial a...

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2-day Ladakh Literary Conference concludes at Kargil

Kargil, March 28, 2023:

The two-day Ladakh Literary Conference organized by Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (LAACL) Kargil concluded today at Conference Hall Baroo. 

On the occasion, Executive Councilor, RD, Tourism and Zaskar Affairs, Er Phunsok Tashi was the chief guest besides Director Kargil Campus, University of Ladakh, Kaneez Fatima, Deputy Secretary LAACL Kargil, Nazir Ahmed were present besides prominent poets, historians, scholars and writers from Ladakh were also...

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UOL and INYAS jointly celebrates G20 awareness program

Leh, March 28: University of Ladakh and Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS) jointly celebrated G20 awareness program on environmental and socio-economical issues of Ladakh region.

Department of Zoology, Dept. of Mathematics and Dept. of Forensic Science jointly arranged this program. Registrar, Prof. (Dr.) Ashok K Sharma and Assistant Registrar, Nawang Tundup  of the University of Ladakh graced the occasion with their presence.

While addressing the gathering, Prof. (Dr.) ...

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Youth Action Committee raises public issues in Kargil, seeks action from LG Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 27: The Youth Action Committee of Kargil, Ladakh has written a letter to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, requesting urgent action on several public issues faced by the residents of the district.

The letter highlights five main areas of concern, including faulty construction work by the 762-BRTF Project Vijayak, unscientific disposal of municipal and hospital garbage in open disposal sites, poor public transport system, early recruitment of vacant posts in vario...

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LG Ladakh interacts with PRIs representatives from Kargil

Kargil, March 26, 2023: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) met and interacted with representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) representatives from various blocks and tehsils of Kargil district, at Raj Niwas in Kargil. 

HLG informed that the objective of the interaction is to meet the elected representatives working at the grassroots level and to understand their functioning. He further informed that his main aims are working for the benef...

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Press Club of Ladakh writes to LG, requests action on journalist welfare, land allocation, and foreign exchange programs

VoL Desk, March 27: The Press Club of Ladakh, Kargil has written a memorandum to the Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, highlighting some important issues and concerns that working journalists in the region are facing.

In the memorandum, the press club has requested immediate action on several matters, including land allotment for setting up offices and workspaces, implementation of a journalist welfare scheme, addressing working journalists’ issues in remote areas, and initiating ...

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Police denies permission for Kargil’s Congress protest meet over Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification

VoL Desk: On March 26th, 2023, members of the Territorial Congress (UT Ladakh), District Congress Committee Kargil, Youth Congress, and Congress workers organized a protest, or Dharna, near the Congress Office in Kargil. The protest was held in response to the disqualification of senior Congress leader Sh. Rahul Gandhi from parliamentary membership.

Unfortunately, the local police did not allow the protesters to hold their demonstration, and they also denied access to the local media to t...

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CEC Kargil-led delegation calls on LG Mishra during his two-day tour to Kargil

Kargil, March 26, 2023: A delegation from LAHDC Kargil led by its Chairman, Shri Feroz Ahmed Khan, called on the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), at Raj Niwas in Kargil.

Shri Feroz raised several issues related to the development works in Kargil district. He requested for HLG’s intervention in the amendment of LAHDC Act 1997 and 2018 along with the need to define the warrant of precedence of the Councillors of both the Hill Councils. He also raised s...

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79-year-old woman killed by stray dogs in Zanskar

VoL Desk, March 25: According to a press release by DIPR Zanskar, a 79-year-old woman named Tsering Kunzess was killed by stray dogs earlier today.

The incident occurred between 7 AM to 8 AM in the morning, when the dogs attacked and bit her near her old residential house. The victim was living alone with no family members.

The local authorities, including the Sub Divisional Magistrate and Station House Officer Zanskar, have rushed to the site and taken the dead body under police cust...

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What Is Stress and How to Manage It?

Stress is a physical and psychological response to a perceived threat or challenge. It is a normal and natural response to certain situations and can be beneficial in small amounts, helping us to stay focused, motivated, and alert. However, when stress becomes chronic or overwhelming, it can have negative effects on our mental and physical health.

Stress can be triggered by a variety of factors, including work, relationships, financial concerns, health issues, and major life changes such ...

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