75th Anniversary of Youm-e-Fateh held with patriotic fervour in Kargil

Kargil, Nov 23, 2023: To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Youm-e-Fateh, Liberation of Kargil from Pakistani intruders on 23 Nov 1948, Forever in Operations Division of the Indian Army in collaboration with LAHDC, Kargil, District Administration and Kargil Police today organized a mega event at Khree Sultan Cho Sports Stadium, Kargil.

Prior to the main event, Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC Kargil, Dr. Mohammad Jaffer Akhoon, Maj Gen Sachin Malik, YSM, GOC Forever in Operatio...

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LG Ladakh Commends Ladakhi Citizens and Army at Historical Seminar

VoL Desk, October 6, 2023: Hon’ble Lt. Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra of Ladakh attended a significant seminar titled “Historical Perspective of Ladakh: Crossroads of Civilisations” organized by the @firefurycorps Corps of the Indian Army in Leh. In his engaging keynote address, the Hon’ble Lt Governor delved into various facets of Ladakh, including its rich history, geographical significance, diverse populace, security concerns, and developmental progress.

Addressing a captivated audience,...

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Live Bomb Blast Claims Life of Porter from Akchamal Village

VoL Desk, July 18: In a devastating event at Akchamal village, Kargil district, a young porter named Mehmood Ali (32), son of Haji Ahmad, lost his life when a live bomb exploded while he was carrying goods for army post. The incident occurred on Monday at approximately 7 pm at Changi mountain in Sout, while he was en route to deliver the army supplies to nearby army posts with his co-workers.

Mehmood Ali had been diligently serving as a porter for the army, assisting in transporting goods...

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LG Ladakh announces approval for Ladakhi citizens’ travel in IAF aircrafts

VoL Desk, May 31: In a significant development, LG Ladakh BD Mishra took to Twitter to share the good news that the request to resume travel of Ladakhi citizens in Indian Air Force aircrafts has been approved by the Government of India.

Expressing delight, the LG extended gratitude to the Ministry of Defence, India, for granting sanction to the UT Administration’s request, acknowledging the much-needed service it would provide to the people of Ladakh.

Divisional Commissioner, UT Lada...

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Army Conducts Sanitization and Uxo Destruction Operation at Kurbathang;17 Bombs Disposed

Vol Desk, April 27: The Indian Army recently carried out an extensive area sanitization and unexploded ordnance (UXO) destruction operation in Kurbathang near the Astroturf Football Ground. The mission was led by officers from the 19 Engineering Regiment under the 8 Mountain Division’s command.

Under the personal supervision of the Commanding Officer of the 19 Engr Regt, 8 Mtn Div, a bomb disposal team safely disposed of approximately 17 bombs. The operation was closely monitored by the a...

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Ladakh admin proposes to notify 5.69 lakh kanals for field firing range in Kargil

The administration of Union Territory Ladakh has proposed to notify 5.69 lakh Kanals of land in Drass area of Kargil district as a field firing range.

In a notification, a copy of which is in possession of news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the UT administration has invited objections, if any, from general public over the proposal of firing range.

“Objections in this regard, if any, may be communicated to Deputy Commissioner, Kargil within a period of two months from the date of ...

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Local contractors/vendors encouraged to take up Army contracts

Com Sec Padma Angmo chairs meeting with ASC & local traders/entrepreneur

Leh, Jan 30: Commissioner/Secretary Technical Education & Skill Development Department, Padma Angmo called an interactive meeting between the Army Service Corps (ASC) and the local traders, contractors and entrepreneurs to encourage local entrepreneurs, traders and contractors to become suppliers for the Armed Forces.

As flagged during the 1st Civil Military Liaison Conference earlier this month, the Commissioner/...

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Army provide artifical limb to disabled porters

VoL Desk, Jan. 12: Kargil Sentinels Brigade in a noble initiative under OP SADBHAVANA arranged for fitment of artificial limb for disabled porters in Kargil, read a press release issued by the Brigade.

The Army provide artificial limb to Mr Mohd Ishaq resident of village Karkit, Budgam, Kargil who lost his left foot on 11 Oct 1999 and Mr Tahir Ali resident of village Hardas, Kargil who lost his left lower leg on 26 Aug 2017 while fetching stores. Both the individual were rendered disabled...

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16 Army men killed, 4 injured in accident near Indo-China border in Sikkim Visuals Surface

DEC 23, 2022: Sixteen Army jawans were killed and four others injured when their vehicle skidded off the road and fell into a gorge at a remote location in North Sikkim near the India-China border on Friday.

According to a senior police officer, the injured have been airlifted to an Army hospital in North Bengal.

The mishap took place at around 8 a.m. at Zema 3, about 15 kms away from Lachen, located at a distance of around 130 km away from State capital Gangtok.

Chungthang Sub-Divi...

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SURA SOI Cycling Expedition team visits Suru Valley Public School

KARGIL, JULY 21, 2022:

Ahead of the celebration of Kargil Vijay Diwas, Sura SOI Cycling Expedition team of the Indian Army today visited Suru Valley Public School in Kargil.

The expedition of the Indian army was started from Siachen War Memorial and will culminate at Kargil War Memorial in Drass to cover a distance of 508 kms. 

The cycling expedition consist 15 cyclists that embarked on July 12, to reach Kargil War Memorial at Drass on July 23. 

Ex EC Aga Syed Abass Rizvi, who wa...

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