Supreme Court Invalidates UT Adm. Notification; Holds JKNC Entitled To Plough Symbol

Delhi, September 06: In a significant development, the Supreme Court made a notable ruling on Wednesday. They invalidated the notification issued by the Union Territory of Ladakh on August 5, which pertained to the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) election scheduled for September 10 in the Kargil region.

Furthermore, the Court declared that the ‘plough’ symbol should be allotted to the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party (JKNC). This decision came after the Cour...

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Major Alcohol Seizure in Batalik area

Vol Desk,  September 6: In a noteworthy development, the Police Post Darchiks have conducted a successful search operation, leading to the seizure of a substantial alcoholic beverages from the car of a local resident in the Batalik area. This marks the second such incident in Darchiks.

During the operation, a total of 114 bottles of beer, rum, and whisky were discovered in the vehicle belonging to a resident of Darchiks. According to the police report, a First Information Report (FIR) ha...

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Centre likely to call Apex Body, KDA for talks after Kargil elections

Vol Desk , September 4: It is anticipated that the Central Government will engage in further discussions with representatives from Ladakh. These discussions are expected to take place after the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil elections have concluded. There are indications that some of the demands put forth by the Leh Apex Body (LAB) and the Kargil Democratic Alliance (KDA) may find favor with the Government.

The previous round of talks between the Union Home Min...

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DC Leh Santosh Sukhadeve chairs meeting on PMKKKY proposal

Directed officers to submit demands of respective departments with approximate cost

Leh, September 4:  Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve chaired a meeting today to deliberate on proposals under the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY), also known as the District Mineral Funds in the VC room of DC office Leh.

The meeting aimed to address the pressing needs of different departments and prioritize the allocation of funds from the PMKKKY for projects that would be...

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Adm. Secy. Amit Sharma reviews the progress of the Ladakh State Wide Area Network

Leh, Sept 04: Amit Sharma, Administrative Secretary, Information Technology Department, Ladakh held a comprehensive review meeting on the State Wide Area Network (SWAN) which is in the advanced stages of implementation in UT as of date, at the Civil Secretariat.

At the outset, Secretary of Information Technology (IT), Amit Sharma mentioned the top priority of the UT Government led by Lieutenant Governor Brig Dr B.D Mishra (Retd) and Advisor Dr. Pawan Kotwal to make citizens’ lives easier ...

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74 Sports Teachers flagged off for the Sports Administration & Management Course

Leh, Sept. 01: The Administrative Secretary to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Ladakh/Secretary of Youth Services & Sports, UT Ladakh Ravinder Kumar flagged off the First batch of 74 sports teachers for the Sports Administration and Management Course to Sports Authority of India (SAI), Patiala, here at Civil Secretariat.

While interacting with sports teachers, the Secretary emphasized that sports in schools underscores the holistic benefits that sports can bring to s...

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Career counseling program held at Kendriya Vidyalaya Kargil

Kargil, Sept 02, 2023: An enlightening career counseling program was organized at Kendriya Vidyalaya Kargil, featuring distinguished speakers including Assistant Professor Shashi Ranjan from the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Srinagar and Devang Raval, the Account Officer.

The event aimed to provide valuable insights into various aspects of NIFT and its offerings. The program commenced with AP Shashi Ranjan introducing the National Institute of Fashion Technology, known ...

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The Comm. Secy. reviews progress, to improve the employability of students

Leh, September 01: Commissioner/Secretary Higher Education Department/Technical Education Department Padma Angmo chaired a meeting with Principals of all Govt. Degree Colleges of Ladakh and Nodal Officer for Skill, Colleges, and representatives from Sector Skill Council (SSC) to review the progress of different skill courses being introduced in the Govt. colleges of Ladakh.

The Commissioner Secretary discussed in detail the appointment of trainers, procurement of equipment, and establishm...

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LG Ladakh Directs Transfer of Assets and Launch of Agriculture Department at UoL

Leh, September 4: A high-level meeting was recently convened, with Lt. Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra, to address the crucial issue of transferring assets and posts from the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-Kashmir) to the University of Ladakh (UoL).

The meeting brought together key stakeholders, including Sh. Stanzin Chosphel, the Executive Councillor for Agriculture; Sh. Ravinder Kumar, IAS, Secretary of Agriculture; and Ms. Padma Angmo, IIS, Secre...

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Revitalization of the Red Cross Society in UT Ladakh: A Step Towards Community Welfare

Leh, Sep 1: The Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Ladakh, Dr. Pawan Kotwal, presided over a crucial meeting at the Civil Secretariat, Leh, focusing on the resurgence of the Red Cross Society in Ladakh. The meeting, attended by all relevant officers, underscored the commitment to revitalizing the Red Cross Society in the region.

 The Red Cross Society of UT Ladakh is poised to embark on a transformative journey, infused with renewed energy and purpose. With a core em...

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