One Man Commission constituted to identify Areas adjoining LAC

VoL Desk, April 30: As per a notice issued by Director (Rtd.) Additional Secretary to the Commission, Tsering Mutup (JKAS) a One-Man Commission under the Chairmanship of Hon’ble Justice Bansi Lal Bhat, former Judge of High Court of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh has been constituted to identify Areas adjoining Line of Actual Control (LAC).

This identification is aimed for reservation under the J&K Reservation Act 2004 as applicable to the UT of Ladakh.

The Commission, with its headquarters ...

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NC, Congress to field Haji Hanifa Jan as joint candidate for Lok Sabha race

VoL Desk, April 30: As the deadline for filing nomination papers for the Ladakh parliamentary elections is approaching, the representatives of the political parties in Kargil district have finalized the candidate for the general elections 2024.

According to confirmed information in this regard, the largest political parties in Kargil, Indian National Congress (INC) and National Conference (NC) have unanimously decided to field Haji Muhammad Hanifa Jan as joint candidate.

When asked by ...

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AKSAD Stands in Solidarity with Students and Academics Worldwide for the Palestinian Cause

VoL Desk, April 29: In a press release, the All Kargil (Ladakh) Students’ Association Delhi (AKSAD) has expressed solidarity with students and academics globally who are courageously speaking out against the dire humanitarian crisis unfolding in Gaza, Palestine.

For more than 200 days, the oppressive actions of the Israeli state have led to a catastrophic situation in Gaza, characterized by ethnic cleansing and the severe oppression of the Palestinian people. This relentless bombardment h...

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Congress leaders from Kargil visits Delhi; public awaits nomination of MP candidate

VoL Desk, April 30: Ahead of the nomination of candidate for the Lok Sabha elections, top Congress leaders of District Kargil have left for Delhi, confirmed reliable sources. However, reason of their visit remains unknown.

Among the leaders visiting Delhi consist of veteran Congress leader Haji Asgar Ali Karbalai and Congress District President Nasir Hussain Munshi.

Meanwhile, there are speculations that the Congress and National Conference units of Kargil have agreed to field Haji Han...

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JD sheep husbandry inspects and examines livestock strength at Changluk breeding farm

Leh, April 29: The Joint Director of the Sheep Husbandry Department, UT Ladakh Dr. Iftikhar Hussain visited Changluk Breeding Farm, Stakna, accompanied by District Sheep Husbandry Officer, Dr Tsewang Morup today on April 29.

Dr. Nasreen Fatima, a Veterinary Assistant Surgeon at CBF Stakna, welcomed the Joint Director and proceeded to give a detailed overview of the farm’s Livestock and Fodder section.

The Joint Director inspected and examined livestock strength, feed & fodder scale, pr...

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IAF airlifts two critically ill patient from Leh to Chandigarh

VoL Desk, April 28: In response to an urgent call for casualty evacuation, an An-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) airlifted two critically ill patients from Leh to Chandigarh for immediate medical attention.

Despite challenging weather conditions, the coordinated efforts of the IAF and local civil administration played a pivotal role in saving two lives.

Among the patients were one victim of a road accident and another experiencing cardiac issues.

World Veterinary Day celebrated in Leh

Leh, April 27: The Department of Animal Husbandry, Leh commemorated World Veterinary Day today on April 27.

The theme for this year, ‘Veterinarians Are Essential Health Workers’ highlighted the multifaceted contributions of veterinary professionals that extend far beyond traditional animal care.

Director, Animal Husbandry, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries (ASH&F), Dr Mohd Iqbal emphasized the pivotal role of veterinarians in ensuring the health and welfare of both animals and humans. 

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Expenditure Observer chairs meeting to assess Election Expenditure Monitoring preparedness

Kargil, April 28: Expenditure Observer, 01- Ladakh Constituency, Sh. Gajendra Singh (IRS) today chaired a meeting to assess Election Expenditure Monitoring pertaining to the conduct of Lok Sabha Election-2024, at Conference Hall, Baroo today. 

During the meeting, the Expenditure Observer, Gajendra Singh interacted with the all concerned officers and nodal officers related to Lok Sabha elections management in the Kargil. 

Deputy Commissioner/District Election Officer, Kargil, Shrikant S...

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Higher Ed. Dept. & IITs Offer Internship and Sponsored M. Tech. Program Opportunity for Ladakh St. for 2024

Leh, April 28: Continuing the groundbreaking initiative started in 2022, the Department of Higher Education, UT Ladakh announced the Internship and sponsored M Tech program for 2024 for students in prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) of Kanpur, Delhi, and Bombay.

Applications are now open for internship and sponsored M. Tech. program for the Academic Session 2024-25 and students must apply online at

The programs are open to students s...

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“Will not accept apology, initiate legal action”: IKMT responds to derogatory remarks against Ayatollah Khomeini

VoL Desk, April 27: Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) Kargil, Ladakh, reflecting the general feeling of the Shia Muslims of Ladakh region condemned the “highly objectionable blasphemous, vilifying and derogatory content carried out about highly revered World Islamic Leader and founder of Islamic Revolution of Iran Late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in a 6th Class Textbook published by one Q Connect Books/Acuber gone viral on social media”. Stated the IKMT in a press release besides condemnin...

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