Prepared for Elections in Jammu and Kashmir, Centre Informs Supreme Court

Delhi, August 31: The central government conveyed to the Supreme Court on Thursday its readiness to conduct elections in Jammu and Kashmir without delay. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, indicated that the voter list update process has made substantial progress, with only a remaining portion being handled by the Election Commission.

Mehta informed the Supreme Court that three pending elections are on the horizon. Notably, the introduction of a three-tier Panchayat ...

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Liquor Seizure in Kargil: Nepali Residents Booked for Illegal Possession

Kargil, August 29: In a significant operation, the Kargil police have successfully recovered approximately 100 litres of country-made liquor from the possession of four individuals, all of whom are residents of Nepal. The individuals have been promptly booked under relevant sections of the law, marking a stern stance against the illegal liquor trade.

This recent bust adds to a growing trend, as Kargil police have been consistently cracking down on the illicit liquor trade involving Nepali...

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GDC Drass conducts workshop on 21st Century Employability Skills

Kargil, August 29: Government Degree College Drass today conducted a workshop on “21st Century Employability Skills” to create awareness among its faculty. Stanzin Stamdin, Assistant Professor of English, who recently attended the Faculty Orientation Program, conducted by the Wadhwani Foundation on 21st Century Employability Skills, gave a detailed presentation about the aims and objectives of the course structure.

He talked at length about the Wadhwani Foundation, its role in acceleratin...

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Statehood of J-K will be restored, Ladakh to remain UT: Centre tells Supreme Court

New Delhi/Agencies/ August 29: The Central Government on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that “the status of Jammu and Kashmir as a Union Territory is only temporary and it will be restored to statehood, but Ladakh would remain a Union Territory”.

Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre, said a positive statement would be made soon. The response of the Solicitor General came on a query posed by a five-Judge Constitution Bench of Chief Justice of India DY Chandrachud and J...

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CJ of High Court of J&K and Ladakh Singh inaugurates JJB, Observation-cum-Special Home in Kargil

Kargil, August 28: In a significant move towards strengthening the judicial system pertaining to children in conflict with law, the Chief Justice High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice N. Kotiswar Singh accompanied by Judge High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice Tashi Rabstan, on Sunday inaugurated Juvenile Justice Board (JJB) and Observation-cum-Special Home in Kargil.

Others who were present are Principal District and sessions Judge, Iqbal Ahmed Masoudi, Chief ...

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Advisor of Ladakh Dr Pawan Kotwal initiates expediting Recruitment Rules Submission to UPSC

Leh, August 28: The Advisor to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Ladakh, Dr. Pawan Kotwal chaired a meeting of all Administrative Secretaries to conduct a daily review and assess the implementation of various ongoing works and initiates to expedite recruitment rules at Civil Secretariat, Leh.

At the outset, the advisor urged the secretaries to submit the draft Gazetted Recruitment Rules of each department in a stipulated time so that UT Ladakh could submit the recruitm...

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UT Administration Establishes Committees to Aid Needy Prisoners in Ladakh

Kargil, August 28: In a significant development, the Union Territory (UT) administration of Ladakh has granted approval for the formation of two committees aimed at providing essential financial support to impoverished prisoners facing difficulties in paying fines and obtaining bail. This groundbreaking initiative underscores the administration’s commitment to ensuring justice and alleviating the burdens faced by vulnerable individuals. The two committees established are the UT Level Oversig...

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Stepping Beyond Ladakh: Exploring the Transformative Power of Studying

“Nobody can discover the world for somebody else. Only when we discover it for ourselves does it
become common ground and a common bond and we cease to be alone.” – Wendell Berr
Today in this contemporary world education is the only tool to any society to which can be used to
change the world, from cradle to grave we learn a new subject each and every day. Education isn’t
about how well we can read and write; it’s about how well we can interact with and comprehend the
outside world.

A qualit...

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The Final List of 5th LAHDC Election, Issued By Deputy Election Officer

Kargil, August 26: The Deputy Election Officer has released the final list of candidates for the 5th general election of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil. According to the Election Department’s notification of the Union Territory of Ladakh, the election process commenced with the opening of nominations on August 16, 2023. During the nomination submission period on August 23, a total of 278 candidates submitted their nominations. The scrutiny of nominations took p...

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Kargil open karate championship concludes at indoor stadium kargil

Kargil, August 27: The 5th District Kargil Open Karate Championship 2023 has reached its conclusion at the Indoor Stadium in Kargil. Akhone Mustu, the Director of the Physical Education Department at Government Degree College Kargil, graced the closing ceremony as the Chief Guest.

Organized by the Kargil Karate Association (KKA) under the leadership of Sensei Hassan Khan, who is a member of SGI and the founder of SGI Doju Kargil, in collaboration with the Department of Youth Services & Sp...

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