Wild Carnivores Rampage at Thovina Village: Over 20 Domestic Animals Dead, Dozens Injured

VoL Desk, July 31: Thovina village in Kargil witnessed a tragic incident as wild carnivores attacked a domestic sheepfold in Mohalla Bardum Thovina at Fuks – Choskam Ree, resulting in the death of more than 20 domestic goats and sheep, with dozens more wounded. The attack occurred last evening, and the villagers discovered the lifeless animals inside the sheepfold early in the morning.

The Thovina Ree (Mountain) region is known to be the habitat of various wild carnivores, including snow ...

Read More


“A Timeless Message of Sacrifice and Humanity”

“Ashura is an effort to promote Hussain’s message. It’s not just about sobbing in the dark and wearing all black, either! Change your behaviour, ideas, lives, and character. Make a revolution inside of you!”

Muharram, the first holy month of Islam, has been a part of my life since childhood, and over the years, it has taught me more than I expected. Initially, I saw Muharram as a month of mourning, but as I grew, I realized that it holds v...

Read More

Kargil Teacher Mohd Jabir Receives Appreciation Letter from PM Modi for Visionary Ideas

VoL Desk, July 30: Mohd Jabir, a distinguished educator from Kargil district, has received an appreciation letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his valuable contributions to the Pariksha Pe Charcha – 2023 initiative.

Mohd Jabir, a recipient of the prestigious National Awards to Teachers – 2022, earned the praise of the Prime Minister for his insightful views on the nation’s development and the growth of students. In the heartfelt letter, PM Modi expressed his gratitude, stating, “...

Read More

AKSAD Observes Ashura in Delhi, Emphasizing the Theme ‘Quran-A Divine Message for Mankind’

Delhi, July 29: The All Kargil Student Association Delhi (AKSAD) solemnly marked the occasion of Ashura in Delhi on July 28, with the theme “Quran-A Divine Message for Mankind.” The event witnessed a significant turnout of students at Jamia Ahlebait Okhla Delhi. Renowned speakers, including Maulana Syed Azam Baqir, Sheikh Jawad Habibi, and Molana Feroz Rabbani, addressed the gathering during the Shab e Ashoor majlis.

The observance continued as AKSAD organized a momentous Ashura commemora...

Read More

Secy, Agri flags off first road shipment of Fresh Apricots from Leh to Mumbai

Leh, July 28: Secretary, Agriculture & Horticulture, Ravinder Kumar flagged off the first road shipment of Fresh Apricots from Leh to Mumbai on 26th July. This marks a significant milestone in the history of Ladakh’s horticulture industry, showcasing the region’s exceptional agricultural prowess to a broader market.

Building on the success of last year’s Apricot exports, Zakir Zaidi CEO of Harman Apricots Ladakh, in collaboration with DJ Exports Pvt. Ltd, has taken a momentous step by suc...

Read More

Kargil Observes Day of Ashura in Commemoration of Imam Hussain’s Martyrdom

VoL Desk, July 29: District Kargil, along with other parts of the world, solemnly observed the Day of Ashura, which commemorates the martyrdom of the third Shia Imam, Hussain ibn Ali, and his 71 companions in the historic Battle of Karbala.

Mourning processions were held across Kargil at district, sub-divisions, tehsil, and village levels. The largest gatherings took place at the district headquarters, Kargil, organized by the Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) and Jamiat Ulema Isna Ashr...

Read More

Thousands Gather in Kargil to Honor Abbas ibn Ali, the Standard-Bearer of Imam Hussain

VoL Desk, July 28: Thousands of mourners in Kargil honored the memory of Abbas ibn Ali ibn Abi Talib, the Standard bearer of the soldiers of Imam Hussain, on the ninth of the Islamic month of Moharram. Mourning processions were held at district, sub-division, tehsil, and village levels throughout Kargil on Friday.

The largest procession took place in Kargil town, organized by the Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) and Jamiat Ulema Isna Ashriya Kargil (JUIAK). Village-level processions co...

Read More

KV Kargil Celebrates 3rd Anniversary of NEP 2020 with Exciting Initiatives

Kargil, July 27: In celebration of the 3rd anniversary of the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020, Kendriya Vidyalaya Kargil organized a press meeting to highlight the various initiatives and achievements undertaken in line with the NEP’s vision. The In-Charge Principal of K.V. Kargil presided over the press conference and shared significant developments made in the education system.

The NEP 2020, with its core focus on fostering experiential learning and critical thinking while discouraging ...

Read More

Srinagar: Muharram processions takes out on the traditional route after 34 years

VoL Desk, July 27: After more than three decades of being prohibited, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday allowed 8th Muharram procession to proceed through the centre of Srinagar. Thousands of Shia Muslims took part in the procession on the route that they demanded since decades to reopen for the procession.

“The permission is hereby granted…for taking out Muharram procession on 8th Muharram-1445 from Guru Bazar to Dalgate via Budshah Kadal and M.A Road, Srinagar, from 6 a...

Read More

LG Engages with Officials and Delegations in Kargil, Addresses Developmental Concerns

VoL Desk, July 26: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra, had significant discussions with various officials and delegations in Kargil, addressing a range of developmental issues in the district.

During a meeting at Raj Niwas, Sh. Feroz Ahmad Khan, the Hon’ble Chief Executive Councillor of Kargil, engaged in talks with the Lt. Governor about several developmental matters concerning the district.

Subsequently, Sheikh Nazir-ul-Mehdi, President of Anjuman-e-Jamiat-ul-U...

Read More