UOL and INYAS jointly celebrates G20 awareness program

Leh, March 28: University of Ladakh and Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS) jointly celebrated G20 awareness program on environmental and socio-economical issues of Ladakh region.

Department of Zoology, Dept. of Mathematics and Dept. of Forensic Science jointly arranged this program. Registrar, Prof. (Dr.) Ashok K Sharma and Assistant Registrar, Nawang Tundup  of the University of Ladakh graced the occasion with their presence.

While addressing the gathering, Prof. (Dr.) ...

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Youth Action Committee raises public issues in Kargil, seeks action from LG Ladakh

VoL Desk, March 27: The Youth Action Committee of Kargil, Ladakh has written a letter to the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, requesting urgent action on several public issues faced by the residents of the district.

The letter highlights five main areas of concern, including faulty construction work by the 762-BRTF Project Vijayak, unscientific disposal of municipal and hospital garbage in open disposal sites, poor public transport system, early recruitment of vacant posts in vario...

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LG Ladakh interacts with PRIs representatives from Kargil

Kargil, March 26, 2023: The Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd) met and interacted with representatives of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) representatives from various blocks and tehsils of Kargil district, at Raj Niwas in Kargil. 

HLG informed that the objective of the interaction is to meet the elected representatives working at the grassroots level and to understand their functioning. He further informed that his main aims are working for the benef...

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Press Club of Ladakh writes to LG, requests action on journalist welfare, land allocation, and foreign exchange programs

VoL Desk, March 27: The Press Club of Ladakh, Kargil has written a memorandum to the Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, highlighting some important issues and concerns that working journalists in the region are facing.

In the memorandum, the press club has requested immediate action on several matters, including land allotment for setting up offices and workspaces, implementation of a journalist welfare scheme, addressing working journalists’ issues in remote areas, and initiating ...

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Police denies permission for Kargil’s Congress protest meet over Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification

VoL Desk: On March 26th, 2023, members of the Territorial Congress (UT Ladakh), District Congress Committee Kargil, Youth Congress, and Congress workers organized a protest, or Dharna, near the Congress Office in Kargil. The protest was held in response to the disqualification of senior Congress leader Sh. Rahul Gandhi from parliamentary membership.

Unfortunately, the local police did not allow the protesters to hold their demonstration, and they also denied access to the local media to t...

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CEC Kargil-led delegation calls on LG Mishra during his two-day tour to Kargil

Kargil, March 26, 2023: A delegation from LAHDC Kargil led by its Chairman, Shri Feroz Ahmed Khan, called on the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Brigadier (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), at Raj Niwas in Kargil.

Shri Feroz raised several issues related to the development works in Kargil district. He requested for HLG’s intervention in the amendment of LAHDC Act 1997 and 2018 along with the need to define the warrant of precedence of the Councillors of both the Hill Councils. He also raised s...

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79-year-old woman killed by stray dogs in Zanskar

VoL Desk, March 25: According to a press release by DIPR Zanskar, a 79-year-old woman named Tsering Kunzess was killed by stray dogs earlier today.

The incident occurred between 7 AM to 8 AM in the morning, when the dogs attacked and bit her near her old residential house. The victim was living alone with no family members.

The local authorities, including the Sub Divisional Magistrate and Station House Officer Zanskar, have rushed to the site and taken the dead body under police cust...

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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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CEC holds meeting with, Controller Examination UoL, Principal GDC Kargil, Student Council

Kargil, March 23, 2023: Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan today held a meeting in his office with Controller of Examination and Dean Academic Affairs, University of Ladakh, Principal, GDC Kargil and Student Council of the college.

At the outset of the meeting, Controller of Examination and Dean Academic Affairs Prof. Deskyong Namgyal briefed about the status of the result process. He also talked about N.A and L.O cases and other issues. He also informed that the result of 5th s...

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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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