Thiksey Monastery is one of Ladakh’s most beautiful and largest Buddhist monasteries. It is affiliated with the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism. Due to its unique setting on a hilltop with surrounding snow-clad mountains, it affords breathtakingly gorgeous views of vast landscapes. The colourful built forms in red, yellow ochre, and white, with a fusion of traditional and contemporary architecture and craftsmanship, are the vital aspects of its beauty.

The Thiksey Monastery is in Thiksey...

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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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Ministry of Power approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme for Ladakh with a sanctioned cost of Rs. 687.05 Crores

Leh, May 2: Ministry of Power has conveyed the approval of Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) for implementation in the Union Territory of Ladakh. The project has a sanctioned cost of Rs. 687.05 Crores.

In this regard, an Agreement was signed between Chief Engineer, Distribution, Ladakh Power Development Department (LPDD), Engineer, Tsewang Paljor and Executive Director (CD&L) WAPCOS Ltd. Engineer, AK Gahlot in the presence of Administrative Secretary Power and NRE, Ladakh, Ravind...

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Drug Peddler Arrested and Contraband Substances Seized in Leh

VoL Desk, April 15: District Police Leh has arrested a drug peddler and seized a significant quantity of contraband substances, including Spasmo Proxyvon Plus capsules, brown sugar-like substances, and Ganja. The arrest was made during a random Naka checking at Airport Road, Industrial Area, Leh.

According to a press release by the Leh Police, a case FIR No 49/2023 has been registered, and further investigation is currently underway. The police have urged the public to report any informat...

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Massive protest rally in Leh against rape, murder of minor girl

Leh, April 11 (ANI): Locals in Leh on Tuesday held a huge protest against the alleged rape and murder of a minor girl on March 29 and demanded the setting up of a fast-track court.

The protest was held by the Ladakh Buddhist Association, the Ladakh Gonpa Association and the residents of Ladakh at the historic polo ground Leh.

On March 29, a 12-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped by a man and left injured in Leh, Ladakh, police said.

Earlier in the day, the Ladakh Buddhist Associ...

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3-day training on Implementation of NQAS concludes

Leh, Nov 02: Three-day (Oct 31-Nov 02) training programme on Implementation of National Quality Assurance Standards (NQAS), organised by the National Health Mission, UT Ladakh in collaboration with National Health System Resource Centre (NHSRC) for NQAS, New Delhi concluded today at Leh.

Dr J N Srivastava, Advisor, Quality and Patient Safety, NHSRC, Delhi; Dr Chinmayee Swain, Senior Consultant QPA, NHSRC, Delhi and Anand Yadav, NHSRC, Delhi were the resource persons for the technical supp...

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Congress delegation from Leh calls upon Rahul Gandhi

DELHI, DECEMBER 10, 2021: A delegation of Congress councillors headed by leader of opposition, LAHDC, Leh Tsering Namgyal and Congress State Women President Stanzin Dolker met with Member Parliament and Senior AICC Member Sh Rahul Gandhi.

Other leaders accompanied Rahul Gandhi in the meeting were AICC General Secretary KC Venugopal (MP) and AICC Incharge Ladakh Rajini Patil (MP).

The Ladakhi delegation briefed Rahul Gandhi on the prevailing socio – political situation in Ladakh post UT formati...

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Workshop on Digital Payments held in Leh

Leh, December 09: To promote the Digital India Mission, the Finance Department, UT Ladakh in coordination with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) conducted the first-ever, one-day workshop on Digital Payments in Leh district.

Chief Guest of the event, the Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalson stated that the Covid-19 pandemic has made us realize the importance of shifting towards cashless/digital mode of transactions in our day-to-day lives. He added that this step wi...

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CEC Leh discusses plans for establishing Dark Sky Reserve at Hanley

Leh, Nov 30: Keeping in view the vast potential of Astro-tourism in Ladakh, especially the Indian Astronomical Observatory (IAO) at Hanley, the Chairman, LAHDC Leh, Adv. Tashi Gyalson today convened a meeting to review and discuss plans for establishing a Dark Sky Reserve at Hanley village in the Changthang region. 

Dorjey Angchuk, Engineer in-charge at IAO Hanley, who’s also an honorary member of the International Astronomical Union, shared his views on the potential of promoting Astro-t...

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Cooperative Dept Leh organises awareness programme

Leh, Nov 27: Cooperative Department, Leh organised a one-day farmers/consumers awareness programme as a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations at Chushot Gongma.

Executive Councillor, LAHDC Leh, Stanzin Chosphel, was the chief guest on the occasion. Speaking during the event, EC Chosphel underlined the importance of the Cooperative Department in providing quality service and marketing various products of the local farmers. He assured all support to the society.

Deputy Registr...

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