TIME Magazine’s 50 Greatest Places in the World 2023 features Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 24: TIME Magazine has recently released its list of “World’s Greatest Places in 2023”, featuring 50 extraordinary destinations to explore. Among these destinations are India’s Mayurbhanj district in Odisha and the Union Territory of Ladakh. Mayurbhanj has been chosen for its endangered black tigers and historic temples, while Ladakh is known for its astonishing alpine landscapes and Tibetan Buddhist culture, as well as its adventures and cuisine.

TIME Magazine’s Senior Edi...

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CEC holds meeting with, Controller Examination UoL, Principal GDC Kargil, Student Council

Kargil, March 23, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan today held a meeting in his office with Controller of Examination and Dean Academic Affairs, University of Ladakh, Principal, GDC Kargil and Student Council of the college.

At the outset of the meeting, Controller of Examination and Dean Academic Affairs Prof. Deskyong Namgyal briefed about the status of the result process. He also talked about N.A and L.O cases and other issues. He also informed that the result of 5th s...

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Parliamentary Panel Urges MHA to Increase Budgetary Allocations for Hill Councils of Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 24: The Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has recommended that the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) increase the budgetary allocations for the Leh Autonomous Hill Development Council and Kargil Autonomous Hill Development Council during the Financial Year 2023-24 for infrastructure development in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

The Parliamentary Panel has also emphasized the need to improve administrative outreach and public service de...

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Zakir Hussain from Kargil bags Global Youth Leadership award in Dubai

DUBAI, MARCH 23 : Zakir Hussain from Kargil Ladakh, India has been awarded the Global Youth Leadership Award for his active participation in Sustainable development Goals (SDGs), women empowerment and youth along with others from Georgia, Latin America, Kenya, Ethiopia, Irag, Vietnam, Indonesia etc by Global Youth Parliament in Dubai, UAE.

The award was bestowed by His Excellency Abdulla Al Saleh, Under Secretary of the Foreign Trade and Industry at the UAE Ministry of Economy and Honoura...

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CEC Leh attends 10th ‘Meet of Mountain States’ 

New Delhi, Mar 23: Chairman/CEC, Tashi Gyalson attended the 10th ‘Meet of Mountain States’ organised by Integrated Mountain Initiative at Indira Paryavaran Bhawan (MoEFCC), New Delhi today. 

The Union Minister of State for Tourism, Ajay Bhatt, and Union Minister of State for MoEFCC, Ashwini Chaubey, were the chief guests. President IMI, P.D Rai, PCCF Ladakh, Jigmet Takpa; Former CEC/Member Governing Council IMI, Rigzin Spalbar, and various other officials from the mountain states and UTs ...

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Around 10,000 Adult Learners in Ladakh Take Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Test

VoL Desk, March 23: The UT Ladakh witnessed the participation of around 10,000 adult learners in the Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Test conducted across 369 Literacy Centres in both Leh and Kargil Districts. The test was conducted as per the guidelines of the Ministry of Education, with 496 voluntary trainers and 369 teachers supervising the process.

The Question cum Answer Booklet (QAB) was translated into local languages to ensure that all adult learners could attempt th...

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Fisheries Department, Leh Bid Adieu to Director Dr Mohammad Raza Abbasi

VoL Desk, March 23: A farewell programme was held at Fish Farm Shey by the Fisheries Department in Leh today to bid farewell to Dr Mohammad Raza Abbasi, the Director of ASH and Fisheries UT Ladakh.

The event was attended by various district officers, including Dr Iftikhar and Dr Niyaz ul Hussain, EC Fisheries and Minority Affairs, LAHDC Leh, Ghulam Mehdi, AO to Director Dr Stanzin Rabgyas, Technical Officer to Director Dr Dorjey, Assistant Director Fisheries Leh, Mohammad Ameen, and othe...

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Councilors delegation call on EC Tashi

Kargil, March 23, 2023: A delegation of Councilors lead by Councilor, Tai Suru, Syeed Abbass Rizvi today called on Executive Councilor, Tourism, RD and Zanskar Affairs, LAHDC, Kargil Er Punchok Tashi at Council Secretariat Kargil.

The Councilor expressed concern about surrendering of funds under CCDA and Subsidy scheme for the year 2022-23 as they informed the chair that several works proposed under the CCDA have not been started due to which the funds would lapse.

The EC assured the d...

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Ladakh Police Bans Use of Sirens by VIP Escort Vehicles

VoL Desk, March 22: The Additional Director General of Police, Satish S. Khandara, announced on Twitter that the Ladakh Police has banned the use of Siren/multi-toned horns by the motorcade/escort vehicles of VIPs in U.T Ladakh. This move aims to curb the misuse of such vehicles and prevent unnecessary noise pollution in the region.

Khandara further stated that necessary departmental and penal action will be taken against any defaulters who violate this rule. He clarified that sirens will...

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Sheikh Nazir meets LG Ladakh to discuss issues faced by Kargil residents

VoL Desk, March 20: Sheikh Nazir Mehdi, the President of Anjuman Jammiatul Ulama Isna Asharia Kargil, Ladakh, along with Sheikh Mohd Jawad and Sajjad Hussain, met with the Hon’ble Lt. Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra today.

The delegation brought to the Lt. Governor’s attention various issues that the residents of Kargil are facing, including air connectivity, permit issues for commercial vehicles across the two districts, and matters related to manpower distribution in the education sector....

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