Plantation drive carried out at Agling 

Leh, Mar 30, 2024: The Department of Horticulture,Leh carried out a plantation drive at Horticulture Garden, Agling today on March 30. 

The objective of the plantation drive was to make the farmers aware regarding the importance of fruit plantation and to increase the area under horticulture crops which ultimately play a pivotal role to enhance the economy of the farming community.

It was informed that different varieties of fruit saplings such as apple, pear, peach, plum and cherry we...

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Advisor to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, UT Ladakh, Dr Pawan Kotwal Chairs 5th UT Level NARCO Coordination Centre Meeting

Leh, Mar. 29, 2024: The Advisor to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor, UT Ladakh Dr Pawan Kotwal, chaired the 5th UT Level NARCO Coordination Centre (NCORD) committee meeting at the Civil Secretariat, Leh.

The committee reviewed the actions taken on the outcomes of the 4th UT Level NCORD meeting, and deliberated upon various crucial issues concerning drug trafficking, prevention, rehabilitation, and awareness campaigns within the state.

At the outset, a comprehensive presentation was give...

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Market checking squad conducts inspection in Kargil market

Kargil, March 28, 2024: On the direction of District Administration, the Market Checking Squad Kargil today inspected Kargil market, particularly focusing on ensuring adherence to food safety standards in view of Ramadan and opening of Zojila Pass.

The inspection mainly focused on addressing violations of rate lists and promoting hygiene practices within the fruits and vegetables market in the district.

The inspection was carried out by a dedicated team led by Additional Director FS&CA...

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LAACL Kargil organizes district-level multi-lingual Hamdiya Naatiya Mushaira 

Kargil, March 28 2024: In connection with the Ramadan, Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture & Languages Kargil today organized a district-level multi-lingual Hamdiya Naatiya Mushaira at Cultural Academy Hall Kargil, in which poets recited their poetry in Purgi, Balti, Dard Sheen, Dard Aryan and Urdu. 

During the event, 20 poets from different parts of Kargil described the virtues of Ramadan by presenting poetic compositions in Purgi, Balti, Dard Sheen, Dard Aryan and Urdu.

Padma Shree awarde...

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Amit chairs Meeting to Enhance Preparedness for Glacial Lake Outburst Flow Hazards in Ladakh

Leh, Mar. 28, 2024: Administrative Secretary of the Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction (DMRRR) Department, UT Ladakh Amit Sharma today convened an important meeting to address potential threats of Glacial Lake Outburst Flow (GLOF) hazards in the Union Territory of Ladakh, at the Civil Secretariat, Leh wherein all the major stakeholders including both Deputy Commissioners, NRSC-ISRO, IIRS, IMD experts amongst others participated.This meeting was aimed at methodically ...

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SVEEP awareness programs held at Choskor, Karkitchoo

Kargil, March 28, 2024: Tehsildar Kargil, Tanveer Ahmed conducted SVEEP (Systematic Voters’ Education and Electoral Participation) awareness program at Hr. Sec School Choskor (Polling Station Grong Choskor).

The program was aimed to sensitize and aware the voters about the significance of taking part in the electoral process as the Election Cell has identified polling station with the low voters turnout in the past in comparison to other Polling Stations in the district.

Similarly, on ...

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‘Ladakh’s Cultural Heritage at Risk Amid Nimmu-Padam-Darcha Road Expansion’

VoL Desk, March 28: Among the applause and appreciation that the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) received on connecting the strategic Nimmu-Padam-Darcha road in Ladakh on Monday (March 25), locals in Ladakh are concerned about the plausible change in landscape and cultural heritage of the area that predominantly inhabits tribal population.

This 298-km road will connect Manali to Leh through Darcha and Nimmu on Kargil – Leh Highway.

However, Cultural Activist and Independent Researcher ...

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BRO connects new axis to Ladakh, to be shortest route

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) connected the strategic Nimmu-Padam-Darcha road in Ladakh on Monday (March 25). This 298-km road will connect Manali to Leh through Darcha and Nimmu on Kargil – Leh Highway.

The road is now the third axis apart from Manali-Leh and Srinagar-Leh, which connects Ladakh to the hinterland.

The Nimmu-Padam-Darcha road derives its strategic importance from the fact that it is not only shorter vis-a-vis the other two axes, but crosses only one pass; Shinkun ...

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DEO Leh Santosh Sukhadeve convenes meeting regarding General Lok Sabha Election 2024

Leh, Mar 27, 2024: The District Election Office/ Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Santosh Sukhadeve convened a meeting in connection with the forthcoming General Election to Lok Sabha, 2024 in the VC hall, DC office on March 27.

The primary objective of the meeting was to brief the role and responsibility of the nodal officer.

DC interacted with all the concerned officers and addressed all their issues separately.

ADDC, Leh, Sonam Norboo pointed out the need for a video monitoring room whe...

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Kargil Campus, University of Ladakh celebrates World Theatre Day

Kargil, March 27, 2024: Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture and Language (LAACL), Kargil, Ladakh in collaboration with Kargil Campus, University of Ladakh today celebrated World Theatre Day-2024 at Auditorium Hall of the university campus.

Dr Jaffer Ali Khan, Senior Assistant Professor from Sociology Department, Dr Mohd Taqi, Assistant Professor Geography Department along with all faculty members, commended Kacho Ahmed Ali, Founder of the RANTHAG Theatre Group and his team encouraging further ...

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