TIME Magazine’s 50 Greatest Places in the World 2023 features Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 24: TIME Magazine has recently released its list of “World’s Greatest Places in 2023”, featuring 50 extraordinary destinations to explore. Among these destinations are India’s Mayurbhanj district in Odisha and the Union Territory of Ladakh. Mayurbhanj has been chosen for its endangered black tigers and historic temples, while Ladakh is known for its astonishing alpine landscapes and Tibetan Buddhist culture, as well as its adventures and cuisine.

TIME Magazine’s Senior Edi...

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Parliamentary Panel Urges MHA to Increase Budgetary Allocations for Hill Councils of Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 24: The Department-Related Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has recommended that the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) increase the budgetary allocations for the Leh Autonomous Hill Development Council and Kargil Autonomous Hill Development Council during the Financial Year 2023-24 for infrastructure development in the Union Territory of Ladakh.

The Parliamentary Panel has also emphasized the need to improve administrative outreach and public service de...

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Zakir Hussain from Kargil bags Global Youth Leadership award in Dubai

DUBAI, MARCH 23 : Zakir Hussain from Kargil Ladakh, India has been awarded the Global Youth Leadership Award for his active participation in Sustainable development Goals (SDGs), women empowerment and youth along with others from Georgia, Latin America, Kenya, Ethiopia, Irag, Vietnam, Indonesia etc by Global Youth Parliament in Dubai, UAE.

The award was bestowed by His Excellency Abdulla Al Saleh, Under Secretary of the Foreign Trade and Industry at the UAE Ministry of Economy and Honoura...

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Ladakh Police Bans Use of Sirens by VIP Escort Vehicles

VoL Desk, March 22: The Additional Director General of Police, Satish S. Khandara, announced on Twitter that the Ladakh Police has banned the use of Siren/multi-toned horns by the motorcade/escort vehicles of VIPs in U.T Ladakh. This move aims to curb the misuse of such vehicles and prevent unnecessary noise pollution in the region.

Khandara further stated that necessary departmental and penal action will be taken against any defaulters who violate this rule. He clarified that sirens will...

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UT Ladakh creates Women Police Station in Kargil

VoL Desk, March 22: The Home Department of the UT Ladakh has issued a new notification No: Home/UTL (160)2023-633-52 dated March 17, 2023 to create a Women Police Station in Kargil.

The Women Police Station will be responsible for registering and investigating all offenses where the victims can approach directly. This step has been taken to make it easier for women to report crimes without any fear or hesitation.

The Women Police Station will have jurisdiction to investigate various ...

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Dentists in Kargil request extension of services, LG assures policy draft for government agency postings

VoL Desk, March 20: In a recent meeting, a delegation of dentists working on honorarium in various medical centers and hospitals of Kargil called on the Honorable Lieutenant Governor Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra. The dentists expressed their concern about the need for an extension of their services on the same posts.

The delegation requested the intervention of the Lieutenant Governor to ensure that every eligible dentist of Ladakh gets a chance to work in a government agency. They also highl...

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In conversation with President BHC&RC, Dr Ahmad Ali

The Baqirya Health Care and Research Centre (BHC&RC) was awarded the prestigious Ladakh state award in the category of social reforms and empowerment. In this regard, Voice of Ladakh conducted a detailed interview with President Baqirya, Dr. Ahmed Ali to discuss the journey since its establishment in 2007. This interview covers the milestones, different health-related initiatives, and programmes that reflect on the major ailments being prevalent in district Kargil. The full interview is enum...

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قاسم سلیمانی تمام شہیدوں میں سرفہرست، ان کی یاد کو زندہ رکھا جائے: رہبر انقلاب اسلامی

اہل بیت(ع) نیوز ایجنسی۔ابنا۔ اتوار کی شہید جنرل قاسم سلیمانی کے اہل خانہ اور ان کی برسی کی انتظامیہ کمیٹی کے ارکان سے ملاقات میں رہبر انقلاب اسلامی آیت اللہ العظمی سید علی خامنہ ای نے فرمایا کہ جنرل قاسم سلیمانی نے استقامتی محاذ کی مادی، روحانی اور نفسیاتی تربیت کرکے، غاصب صیہونی حکومت نیز امریکہ اور دیگر سامراجی ملکوں کے اثرو رسوخ کے مقابلے میں مزاحمت کے بڑھتے ہوئے اور پائیدار رجحان کو محفوظ، مسلح اور زندہ کیا۔

آپ نے جنرل قاسم سلیمانی کی جدوجہد کے بارے میں سید حسن نصراللہ جیسی بے مثال شخ...

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After Drass fire incident, UT Admin to augment Police Stations, Posts for firefighting

VoL Desk, Nov. 17: After the unfortunate fire incident that took place at Qadeem Hanfiya Jamai Masjid, at Drass the Ladakh Union Territory Administration is augmenting all Police Stations and Police Posts in Ladakh for firefighting by providing all basic Fire Fighting equipment and training, announced the Ladakh Police Headquarters, at Leh in a press release on November 17.

“An unfortunate fire incident took place to Qadeem Hanfiya Jamai Masjid Drass yesterday at Drass. Local Police of Po...

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Work quality compromised by contractor in irrigation kul at Chokiyal, Drass: Public, AEE

VoL Desk, Drass, Nov. 18: Villagers of Doks, Chokiyal alleged compromise of work quality by the contractor in an irrigation kul being constructed at the village. The villager expressed the concern in a mass interaction with the weekly Voice of Ladakh correspondent.

The villagers further alleged that the work is started from the end of the channels of the irrigation kul locally called “hRka-yur” instead of the main water source locally called “hRkong/maa-yur”.

In the video the public sh...

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