Zanskar Buddhist Association Requests Closure of Meat and Alcohol Establishments during Auspicious Period

Zanskar, VoL Desk, May 20 – The Zanskar Buddhist Association, led by President Passang Lhawang, has issued a notification urging the closure of meat shops, chicken shops, and bars in Zanskar during the upcoming auspicious period of Saka Dawa, a significant occasion for the Buddhist community. The notification, marked as Ref. No: ZBA/92/23 and dated 15.05.2023, appeals to the owners of such establishments to respect the sentiments and feelings of the Buddhist community and the general public....

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Various delegations from Zanskar meet LG Ladakh, request for better education facilities and exam centers

VoL Desk, April 10: The Hon’ble Lt. Governor Brig (Dr) BD Mishra received scheduled calls from two delegations from Zanskar, each with their own set of requests.

Firstly, the All Zanskar Student Association, Jammu delegation requested improvements in the overall education scenario in Zanskar sub-division, including the opening of a Kendriya Vidyalaya with residential facilities, and an IGNOU study center.

They also requested an exam center for DSSRB exams in Zanskar, citing issues rel...

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G20 Presidency celebration held at GMDC Zanskar

Kargil April 08, 2023: With regard to the series of events concerning India’s G20 Presidency, Govt. Model Degree College Zanskar today held one day convention on Environment and Sustainable Development at the college campus.

The program was organized in collaboration with Tibetan School Alumini Association Zanskar (TSAAZ). Thukjey Geleck and Lobzang Tsewang, both members of the association were the guest speakers.

In his speech, Thukjey Geleck stressed on importance of universal brothe...

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“Bhoti Language Day” celebrated in Leh, Zanskar

VoL Desk, April 01: On the occasion of Bhoti Language Day, the Ladakh Administration, along with various stakeholders, celebrated the event to promote traditional literature and the Bhoti language.

LG Ladakh took to Twitter to urge Ladakhis to observe the day, citing that the preservation of the cultural heritage and language is necessary for maintaining identity and connecting with roots.

Govt. Model Degree College Zanskar celebrated the day with a program that included speeches by P...

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EC Tashi reviews compensation of land, trees of Kargil-Zanskar NH

Kargil, March 31, 2023: Executive Councilor, RD, Tourism and Zanskar Affairs, LAHDC, Kargil Er. Punchok Tashi today chaired a meeting to review the compensation status of land and trees in phase 7th and 8th of Kargil-Zanskar, National Highway 301.

Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Abdul Gaffar Zargar, General Manager, NHIDCL, Col Shiv Kumar, Consultant Land Acquisition, Mohd Yousuf Bhat beside other concerned attended the meeting.

During the meeting, the EC was informed that Rs 74 cr hav...

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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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His Holiness 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche begins 3-day visit to Zanskar

Kargil, March 10, 2023: His Holiness 43rd Sakya Trizin Gyana Vajra Rinpoche, who is on a visit to Ladakh, today began his three-day visit to Zanskar valley and was received at Padum with a warm welcome.

HH Sakya Trizin was given a warm welcome at Padum Civil Helipad by President Zanskar Buddhist Association, President All Gonpa Association Zanskar, President Youth Wing ZBA, Incharge Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Station House Officer Zanskar, President Numberdar Association Zanskar, ...

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Volleyball tournament concludes at Zanskar

Kargil, Feb 16, 2023: The volleyball tournament organized by Culture Preservation Society Kumik concluded on Wednesday Kumik, Zanskar.

Sub Divisional Magistrate Zanskar, Sonam Dorjay accompanied by Station House Officer Zanskar, Dorjay Gyalson, Block Development Officer, Zanskar, Tsewang Rigzin and Zonal Physical Education Officer, Tsering Tashi were present at the final match of the volleyball tournament.

Eight teams from different villages participated in the tournament. The final ma...

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In view of Zanskar Winter Festival, SDM inspects condition of Nimmu–Padum–Darcha road

Kargil, Jan 29, 2023: Sub Divisional Magistrate, Zanskar, Sonam Dorjay today visited Pidmo to review and inspect the condition of the Nimu-Padum-Darcha (NPD) road.

The SDM requested 13 BRTF Commander to ensure road clearance from Zangla to Kilima in view of tourist arrival for participating in Zanskar Youth and Tourism Winter Festival 2023. The 13 BRTF Commander assured to clear the road by tomorrow.

SDM Zanskar also interacted with Lambardar of Zangla and other villagers and appealed ...

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Kargil Police solves burglary case in Zanskar, accuse arrested

Zanskar, January 27, 2023: Kargil police has succeeded in solving a burglary  case of case FIR No.14/2022 Under Section 457, 380 IPC of Police Station Zanskar with the arrest of one accused namely Stanzin Wangchok.

On 30-12-2022 Police Station Zanskar received a written compliant from one person namely Stanzin Sangdup S/o Sonam Stagat R/o Atting, Zanskar stating therein that during the intervening night of 29th and 30th December some unknown person had entered his shop at Maney Ringmo Pad...

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