Ex LAHDC Councillor Sheikh Mohd Raza passed away

VoL Desk, Jan. 30: Former JKNC Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil, Shiekh Mohammad Raza hailing from Chuskore passed away following a tragic road accident that left him severely injured. He was subsequently shifted to Srinagar where after fifteen days of intensive treatment he succumbed to the injuries.

In response to the loss of the councilor, various religious and political parties including the LAHDC, JKNC, and religious institutions of Kargil have conveyed condolence to the family members on t...

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India’s Snow Leopard Census Reveals 718 Majestic Cats, Ladakh Dominates with 477

New Delhi, Jan 30: India is home to an estimated 718 snow leopards, according to a report released by the Union Environment Ministry on Tuesday. The region of Ladakh reported the highest number, with 477 of these majestic cats.

Conducted between 2019 and 2023, the first-of-its-kind ‘Snow Leopard Population Assessment in India’ (SPAI) was carried out by the Wildlife Institute of India (WII) with the collaborative support of snow leopard range states and conservation partners, including the...

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LG Approves 12% Subsidy for Sugar Stock clearance, directs reassessing Nambardar honorarium

Kargil, Jan 30: The Lt. Governor, Brig (Dr) BD Mishra, orchestrated a comprehensive review meeting with Departmental Secretaries at the Lt Governor’s Secretariat in Ladakh. The agenda encompassed discussions on ongoing projects, potential initiatives, and addressing public grievances to enhance overall administration.

Various critical issues were scrutinized during the meeting, spanning the establishment of a UT level Recruitment Board, detachment of staff from the education and health de...

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CEC discuss key issues of Kargil with Chief Secy. J&K

Kargil, Jan 30: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon today called upon Chief Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir at Civil Secretariat in Jammu. CEC discussed in detail various issues ranging from students, employees of PSUs and inhabitants of Kargil Colonies in Jammu.

CEC, LAHDC Kargil urged for handing-over the land by Jammu Development Authority to LAHDC at an earliest for construction of Kargil House at Channi Jammu as all the formalities for acquisition has been completed with...

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SDM Zanskar reviews preparations for Winter Festival-2024

Kargil, Jan 29: SDM Zanskar, Romil Singh Donk chaired a meeting to review the preparations for Winter Festival-2024 which will be held from 7 Feb to 14 Feb 2024.

SDM Zanskar has instructed all Sub-Division employees to take on the responsibility of ensuring the success and memorability of the occasion.

The winter sports event will take place at various locations within the Sub-Division. The festival will feature activities such as ice hockey, ice climbing, archery, a food exhibition, a...

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CEC Kargil calls on LG J&K, discuss various issues

Kargil, Jan 30: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon on Monday called on Lieutenant Governor, Jammu and Kashmir, Shri Manoj Sinha to address various issues pertaining to residents of Kargil post reorganization on August 5, 2019.

The CEC apprised issues related to the Admission for Kargil Students in various Colleges and Universities of J&K and requested for the continuation of reservation quotas in J&K universities for Kargil students.

Dr Jaffer emphasized for special rel...

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Health Department organizes Anti-Leprosy Day in Leh

Leh, Jan 30: Anti-Leprosy Day campaign was observed under the theme of ‘Ending Stigma, Embracing Dignity’ at Conference Hall of the CMO office Leh today on January 30.

The campaign started with observance of two minutes silence on Marty’s Day in the memory of those who sacrificed their lives in the struggle for India’s freedom.

CMO, Leh, Dr. Diskit Dolma shared that Leprosy Day in India is observed on January 30 which marks the martyrdom day of Mahatma Gandhi.

She directed all the p...

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Road Safety Month: Traffic Police organize seminar-cum-awareness program in Kargil

Kargil, Jan 30: As a part of the Road Safety Month, Traffic Police Ladakh today organized 6th seminar-cum-awareness program at Taxi Stand Kargil. Superintendent of Police, Traffic Ladakh, Mujeeb ur Rehman, DYSP Traffic Kargil, Manzoor Ahmad, ARTO Kargil, Khadim Hussain, Cluster Head J&K Bank, Mohd Hussain, in charge Police Post Kargil, Tamchos, National Insurance agent Mansoor, Dr Asif of Health Department, DDMA officials and representatives from various taxi unions beside taxi owners and ge...

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Organic Farming: A new face of Ladakh’s Agriculture

Organic farming has seen a surge in popularity among farmers and consumers alike as a sustainable and environmentally friendly solution due to negative environmental effects of conventional and modern farming methods.

Moreover, it emphasizes natural processes, low use of chemicals, and comprehensive land management. In view of the increasing demand for organic farming and its products, the government has been promoting it as a chemical-free farming with its different ongoing schemes like ...

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