Mobile medical units organised camps at Nyoma, benefitted 396 patients

Leh, March 20:  The Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) camp was organised by Health Department Nyoma on March 19. Free check-up, treatment, and medicine have been provided to patients.

A total of about 396 patients benefitted from the camp.

Mobile Medical Unit provides OPD consultation services to the public of Hanley such as medical OPD, hypertension, Acid peptic disease (APD), osteoarthritis, Premenstrual syndrome (PMS), urinary tract infection, upper respiratory tract infection, Rheumatoid...

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Ladakh, Zanskar, and Spiti Valley: A History Beyond ‘Little Tibet’


Is it right to call Ladakh, Zanskar and Spiti Valley India’s ‘Little Tibet’ or ‘Greater Tibet’? The heavy cultural and military influence may have coalesced their identities over time. But for American professor-historian Robert Linrothe, the description is “maddeningly imprecise and misleading”.

Presented during a scintillating history lesson at New Delhi’s India International Centre on 11 March, Linrothe’s thesis held an unwavering faith that Ladakh and Tibet are no...

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Ladakh admin proposes to notify 5.69 lakh kanals for field firing range in Kargil

The administration of Union Territory Ladakh has proposed to notify 5.69 lakh Kanals of land in Drass area of Kargil district as a field firing range.

In a notification, a copy of which is in possession of news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the UT administration has invited objections, if any, from general public over the proposal of firing range.

“Objections in this regard, if any, may be communicated to Deputy Commissioner, Kargil within a period of two months from the date of ...

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Administration, Local Farmers Meet to Discuss Export of Apples, Apricots

Leh, March 16: The Administrative Secretary, Horticulture and Agriculture Department, Ravinder Kumar chaired a meeting to discuss the export of apples and apricots from Ladakh at the Civil Secretariat, Leh today.

In the meeting, Secretary Ravinder Kumar noted that the export of Ladakh’s apples and apricots is a milestone for the region’s economy, as it provides a new source of income for local farmers and entrepreneurs.

Secretary Kumar stated that the administration has invested in inf...

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Patients Suffer Due To Non-Functional CT Scan Machine At District Hospital Kargil

VoL, Mar 15: Patients in District Hospital Kargil are facing significant difficulties due to a non-functional CT scan machine for the last twenty days.

According to the hospital’s Superintendent, Dr Liyaqat Ali Khan, the breakdown occurred on February 21 and has caused problems for patients for the last twenty days.

The hospital authorities contacted the empaneled consultant for all machinery, Medi City, in Jammu to fix the problem, but the complaint was not registered due to the ME nu...

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IGNOU Regional Centre Srinagar organizes virtual session on pre-admission counselling

Kargil, March 15, 2023: Indira Gandhi National Open University Regional Centre Srinagar today organized an online session on “Pre-Admission Counselling” in collaboration with Government Degree College Drass and Government Degree College Kargil.  

Dr Amjad Ali Abassi, Principal GDC Drass presented welcome speech and gave brief introduction about the college. He also spoke about various problems of students in acquiring Higher Education in different disciplines due to geographical and harsh...

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CEC chairs review meeting of Capex Budget, directs officers to complete formalities within two days

Kargil, March 15, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan in presence of Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today convened meeting to review the expenditure of Capex and LAHDC Subsidy Budget and directed concerned officers to complete all formalities within two days.

The meeting was attended by  Superintending Engineer PHE Maqbool Hussain, Superintending Engineer R&B Abdul Mutalib, Project Officer Wages (ACD) Ghulam Muhammad,  Chief Planning Officer (CPO) ...

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Aadhar document update facility online free till June 14

𝐋𝐞𝐡, 𝐌𝐚𝐫𝐜𝐡 𝟏𝟔: The Unique Identification Authority of India has made document update facility online for Aadhaar free till June 14.

No fee will be charged to the residents for online updation of the proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) in Aadhaar from March 15 to June 14, 2023.

Residents who have not updated their Aadhaar in the last 8-10 years are required to upload their proof of identity (POI) and proof of address (POA) documents. This service can be availed at Aadhaar...

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3-day awareness program for senior citizens begins in Kargil

Kargil, March 15, 2023: A three-day awareness-cum-information program for senior citizens of Kargil organized by Elderline-Ladakh (HelpAge India) in coordination with the Department of Social and Tribal Welfare, Department of Health, NHM, and UIDAI started today at Auditorium Hall, Kargil.

During the program, a number of senior citizens visited the venue and their issues related to the Aadhaar card, old age pension, social welfare schemes, golden card were resolved.

Similarly, senior c...

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UDID will be mandatory for availing benefits of govt schemes from April 01

Leh, March 15: Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) has announced that the UDID number/UDID card shall be mandatory for availing benefits/relaxation under the schemes of DEPwD and its associated organizations viz. National Trust, RCI, NHFDC, ALIMCO, All National Institutes and Composite Regional Centres, etc with effect from 01.04.2023. In case, UDID card is not available, UDID enrolment number (Generated from UDID portal only) along with the certificate of disabili...

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