Lok Sabha Elections: 69.62% Voter Turnout Reported in Ladakh

VoL Desk, May 21: Around 69.62 percent of voters casted their votes in the 01 Ladakh Constituency during fifth phase of election on May 20, 2024, stated the official data issued by the Chief Electoral Officer, Ladakh.

As per the data issued by the CEO Office, the estimated voter turnout of Kargil district is 74.0 percent and of Leh District is 64.9 percent and the approximate voter turnout was 69.62 percent. The Returning Officer during his press conference to media said that the number m...

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Kargil mourns “martyrdom” of Iran’s President Ayatollah Syed Ibrahim Raeisi, colleagues

VoL Desk, May 21: Following the loss of life of Iran’s President, Ayatollah Syed Ibrahim Raeisi and his colleagues in a helicopter crash, the Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust, Kargil (IKMT) and other religious and political institutions of Kargil District expressed condolence and grief over the tragic loss in the accident.

The IKMT, Kargil issued a condolence letter on behalf of the people by expressing deeply shock over the “martyrdom” of President of Iran and his colleague in tragic helicop...

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Iran to hold snap presidential elections on June 28

Heads of the three branches of the Iranian government have agreed on a date for snap presidential elections in the country less than a day after it was confirmed that President Ebrahim Raeisi had been martyred in a helicopter crash in the northwest of the country. (Press TV)

The official IRNA news agency said in a late Monday report that June 28 had been agreed as the date for Iran’s snap presidential elections during a meeting in Presidency Office in Tehran.

The meeting featured Iran’...

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GDC Drass organizes 3-day yoga retreat for students, faculty

Kargil, May 17: Department of Physical Education, GDC Drass conducted a three-day yoga session yoga retreat for its students and faculty members from May 15 to May 17, 2024.

The retreat was aimed to promote the benefits of yoga for physical and mental well-being among the college community. The sessions included instruction on various yoga postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), and meditation techniques.

The retreat was well-received by participants, who appreciated the op...

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Joint CEO, Ladakh, Launches Voter Awareness Initiative for General Elections 2024

Leh, May 17: The Joint Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the Union Territory of Ladakh, Sonam Chosjor, initiated a door-to-door initiative, towards enhancing voter awareness and mobilizing participation in the upcoming General Elections 2024 for the 1-Ladakh Constituency Lok Sabha on 20th May 2024.

The Joint Chief Electoral Officer, along with Sveep Ladakh Team visited several monasteries and villages including Thiksey Monastery, Hemis Monastery, and Thiksey and Shey villages.

During th...

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DEO/DM chairs Zonal, sector Magistrates and police officers meeting

Kargil, May 18: To ensure smooth conduct of Lok Sabha Election in the district, a meeting cum training program was organized on Friday for Zonal, sector Magistrates and police officers at Auditorium Hall, Kargil.

The meeting/training session was presided over by Deputy Commissioner/District Election Officer (DEO), Kargil, Shrikant Suse.

Speaking on the occasion, the DEO stressed on the officers to take their responsibility with utmost care and seriousness and stay proactive on the grou...

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GDC Drass organizes 3-day yoga retreat for students, faculty

Kargil, May 17, 2024: Department of Physical Education, GDC Drass conducted a three-day yoga session yoga retreat for its students and faculty members from May 15 to May 17, 2024.

The retreat was aimed to promote the benefits of yoga for physical and mental well-being among the college community. The sessions included instruction on various yoga postures (asanas), breathing exercises (pranayama), and meditation techniques.

The retreat was well-received by participants, who appreciated ...

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To control use of tobacco among school children, DM Kargil bans sale of cool lips in the district

VoL Desk, May 15: In order to prevent spread of tobacco and narcotics usage among school children, the District Magistrate Kargil has prohibited storage, sale, display and distribution of ‘Cool Lip’ with immediate effect in the district.

The District Magistrate in an order on Wednesday has ordered the Sr. Superintendent of Police, Kargil and Chief Education Officer, Kargil to ensure implementation of the order that prohibits the sale of Cool Lip in the district.

Pertinently various sta...

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Ladakh Police Kargil Conducts Flag March Ahead of General Election

Kargil, May 16: In anticipation of the upcoming general election for the Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency, the Ladakh District Police, in collaboration with the 102 Battalion of CRPF and ITBP, orchestrated a comprehensive flag march through the streets of Kargil town.

Led by SSP Kargil, Shri Ram Raghavan, the march saw the active participation of CRPF, ITBP officers, and Ladakhi Police personnel.

The march covered a radius of 5 km, traversing key areas including Baroo, Main Bazaar, Ad...

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CEO, Ladakh Launches Voter Awareness Campaign for General Elections 2024

Leh, May 15: In a significant step towards enhancing voter awareness and mobilizing participation in the upcoming General Elections 2024 for the 1-Ladakh Constituency Lok Sabha on 20th May, the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of the Union Territory of Ladakh, Yetindra M. Maralkar, initiated a door-to-door initiative. The initiative aims to educate and encourage the voters of Ladakh to actively participate in the electoral process.

During the visits, the CEO personally engaged with the voter...

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