Go First Crisis Disrupts Tourism in Ladakh

Kargil, May 16: Hotel and other industries associated with the tourism are facing massive cancellations these days owing to Go First airlines crisis as well as frequent closure of Srinagar-Leh National Highway.

The hot desert region’s prime travel months are May, June, and July. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, many foreign visitors chose not to travel to Ladakh after 2020 till now, yet the UT saw more than five lakh tourists last year, primarily domestic ones.

In the Leh district, where ...

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NBWL Recommends Study on Wildlife Impact of Infrastructural Projects in Ladakh

VoL Desk, May 16: The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has proposed a study to examine the impact of infrastructural projects on wildlife in Ladakh Union Territory.

During the 72nd meeting of the NBWL’s standing committee on April 25, 2023, an official from the Central government suggested conducting a study on the movement of wildlife in Ladakh, considering the various infrastructural projects taking place in the region.

The suggestion was made when discussing a proposal to divert...

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ADC Kargil inaugurates Zonal Level Inter School Tournaments

Kargil, May 16: Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din Wani today inaugurated Zonal Level Inter-School Tournaments at Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium Bemathang, Kargil organized by Zonal Physical Education Officer Kargil under the umbrella of Department of Youth Services and Sports Kargil. 

The ADC was the chief guest on the occasion, Zonal Physical Education Officer Kargil, officers and officials of the District Youth Services and Sports Department Kargil, teachers of ...

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Since Establishment of Women’s Cell in Kargil Unreported Issues Begin to Surface

“Body shaming, minor physical abuse, and financial constraints have sadly become normalized in many households in Kargil”, but as Incharge of the Women Cell at Police Station Kargil, Dechan Angmo revealed in a conversation with Voice of Ladakh correspondent, “The concerned civil societies for women receive cases only when they reach severe levels.” The revelation is shocking, considering that the Special Cell for Women in Kargil was established just a year ago and has already received around...

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Horticulture Dept. Kargil issues recommendations to check further infestation of aphid in apricot trees

Kargil, May 15: The Horticulture Department Kargil has issued recommendations for farmers regarding aphid infestation in apricot orchards.

As reported by the field staff of the Horticulture Department Kargil the apricot fruit trees are observed with aphid infestations with symptoms of curled leaves.

The life cycle of aphid is very short and it is not a life-threatening insect/pest for fruit trees. To control the aphid group which is sucking type insect/pest needs systemic insecticide f...

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KDA Deliberates Statehood and Sixth Schedule Demands as Central Government Considers Empowering LAHDCs

VoL Desk, May 15: The Kargil Democratic Alliance convened a crucial meeting today at the Tourist Facilitation Centre in Kargil to address the pressing issue of Statehood and Sixth Schedule for Ladakh, according to reliable sources.

After a comprehensive hour-long discussion on the future course of action, the leaders opted against holding a press conference and refrained from engaging with media personnel who sought interviews after the meeting.

The timing of this meeting is significan...

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SAI Training Centre, Kargil announces Selection Trials for Boxing & Taekwondo for 2023-24

Leh, May 15: Sports Authority of India, Training Centre, Kargil, UT Ladakh, an autonomous body under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has announced that it will conduct selection trials for Boxing & Taekwondo for the year 2023-24.

The trials are open for boys and girls aged between 12 to 18 years and will be held at Khree Sultan Choo Sports Stadium, Baimathang Kargil on 25th-26th May 2023 and Open Stadium Spituk/Astroturf football ground Leh on 28th-29th May 2023. The reporting ti...

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Hajj Committee Ladakh organizes training program for provisionally selected Hajj pilgrims of Kargil

Kargil, May 15, 2023: Hajj Committee Ladakh today organized an orientation/training program for provisionally selected Hajj pilgrims of Kargil district for the year 2023 at Auditorium Hall, Kargil.

During the training program, Member of Parliament from Ladakh, Jamyang Tsering Namgyal addressed the pilgrims virtually and congratulated them, and applauded the Hajj Committee Ladakh for their efforts.

It was informed that a total of 475 applications were filed from Ladakh for Hajj Pilgrima...

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LAHDC-KSSRB successfully conducts OMR-Based Graduate Level Examination

85% of candidates appear at 37 exam centres across Kargil district

Kargil, May 14, 2023: Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve today inspected several examination centres established for the smooth conduct of OMR-Based Graduate Level examination conducted by Kargil Subordinate Service Recruitment Board (KSSRB), LAHDC, Kargil.

During the inspection, DC Santosh, who is also chairman of the KSSRB, visited Govt. High School Lankore, Council Model High School Goma, Kargil...

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Ladakh Dairy Cooperative Federation’s milk pasteurisation plant inspected by Chairman and Secretary

Leh, May 13: Chairman/CEC Tashi Gyalson along with Secretary Cooperative, UT Ladakh Ravinder Kumar visited and inspected the operationalisation of milk pasteurisation plant at Agling today.

CAHO, Leh Dr Mohd Iqbal briefed the dignitaries about the plant and challenges faced by the department after the installation of plant in 2011.

 DRC Leh, Dr, Mohd Abass also informed the dignitaries about the new machineries and utilities been purchased under SDP by Cooperative Department Leh. He fu...

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