Saturday, August 19, 2017
 
 Ladakh News
Dorjey for promoting agri-based sustainable economy in Ladakh
'Development of border areas must for security reasons'
Len, August 18, (Scoop News)-Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjey, today chaired an interface meeting with LAHDC members, NABARD and Banks, and Bi-monthly structured meeting of DDMS at Conference Hall here. The CEC, LAHDC, Dr Sonam Dawa, Chairman NABARD, Harsh Kumar Bhanwala, CGM NABARD, Dorjey Mutup Executive Councilors Tsering Wangdus, Tsering Sangdup, Councillors, District Officers, Officials from NAPCONS, SKV, TISS, NABARD, Banks and progressive farmers from Leh attended the meeting. Mr Dorjey expressed gratitude and great hope from the visit ...

Lal Singh inspects forest plantation farm in Drass
Drass, August 18, (Scoop News)-Minister for Forest, Choudhary Lal Singh today inspected the forest plantation farm at Matayan, Drass in Kargil District. The Minister was informed about the various initiatives taken by the department during last one year. On the occasion, the Minister stressed upon officers to ensure that requisite steps are taken to increase the green cover in the region. The present dispensation is committed to increase the green cover in the region for which massive plantation drives would soon be started, he said. Mr. Lal Singh impressed upon the officials to put in concerted efforts and mobilize the available resources for taking up plantation drive in the region, be...

Tourism Deptt conducts 1st Himalayan traverse expedition
Srinagar, August 18, (Scoop News)-The Department of Tourism, Kashmir, in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) and JK Mountaineering and Hiking Club (JKMHC) organized first of its kind Himalayan traverse expedition from Kargil to Pahalgam through the Suru La and Gulol Gali passes. The trekkers left from Kargil on August 11 and completed the expedition today. It was the first Trans Himalayan Traverse from Kargil towards Suru Valley and Zanskar Valley and is one of the most challenging and thrilling trekking route for adventure lovers as compared to others Himalayan traverse. The team comprised members from Tourism Department, JKMHC, AKTTA and Roots Ladakh wh...

Lamas seek help from ASI in preserving, protecting and documenting of antiquities
in over a dozen of identified Gonpas, palaces, castles and stupas
Leh(Ladakh), August 18, (Scoop News)-In a bid to preserve and protect ancient tongkas, murals and metallic statues installed in over a dozen of gonpas (monasteries), All Ladakh Gonpa Association has approached the Archeological Survey of India for scientific documentation of its antique items and structures. The monasteries, castles, and palaces which have been listed for owning rich collection of centuries old inheritance includes shrine of four lords Gon Khang, Hemis, Thiksey, Shey palace, the stupa in Thissru, Leh palace, Phyang, Lakir,, Alchi, Lamayuru, old castle on Tsemo Hill etc. All these structures, religious places and antiques are extraordinary in their own w...

President and Army Chief addressing troops, to present ceremonial Presidential Colours to Ladakh Scouts on Sunday.
Leh(Ladakh), August 18, (Scoop News)-President Ram Nath Kovind, who is also the Supreme Commander in Chief of Combined Forces will be arriving Leh on Sunday for his day long visit of strategic Ladakh region. This will be the first official visit of the President to the border region where he would be addressing troops including Ladakh Scouts on Sunday. Kovind had earlier cancelled his trip to the region in June when he was invited to attend a religious function after his name was announced for the post for the coveted post by the National Development Alliance (NDA). Incidentally, during his campaign to garner support from the lawmakers of various political parties for his ...

Governor visits Ladakh Garrison,Briefed by 14 Corps Commander
Leh, August 17, (Scoop News)- Governor N.N. Vohra visited 14 Corps Hqrs, Leh, where he was briefed by Lt. Gen PJS Pannu, Corps Commander. Lt. Gen. Pannu briefed Governor about the overall situation along the LoC and LaC which fall within the Area of Responsibility of this Corps and also about certain other important matters relating to the Ladakh region, particularly including issues relating to connectivity and the difficulties being faced by the shepherds and grazers. ...

Governor participates in Special National Integration Camp at Leh
Leh, August 17, (Scoop News)- Governor N.N.Vohra today visited Leh to participate in the Special National Integration Camp (SNIC) organised here by the National Cadet Corps (NCC) Directorate of J&K. About 200 NCC cadets from various parts of the country are participating in this SNIC. On his arrival at the Camp the Governor was presented a Guard of Honour by the Cadets and introduced to the NCC officers attending the Camp. Emphasising the importance of the National Cadet Corps, Governor observed that all Cadets should wear their uniform with pride as they are among the very lucky 11 lakh...

LAHDC will leave no stone unturned to replicate the kindergarten system of education :Dorjey Motup
Leh, August 17, (Scoop News)-The successful implementation of kindergarten system of education being practiced in council model school Phey, Nimoo and Spituk under Aktion Ladakh initiative since many years in an excellent inspiration for entire Ladakh to follow and LAHDC, Leh will leave no stone unturned to replicate the kindergarten system of education in all the pre primary nursery schools of govt schools introduced since 2012 to streamline the education system of Ladakh in more inclusive way. It was stated by Executive Councilor for Education Dorjey Motup as chief guest while addressing...

IAF rescues injured mountaineer from 18,000 feet in Ladakh
Leh, August 16, (Scoop News)- On the request of DC Leh, a critically injured man of 32 year old Parmesh Patil from Pune was rescued by Air Force Leh from Mt. Stok Kangri from an altitude of about 18,000 ft today. He was part of the 23 group mountaineers climbing towards the summit when he supposedly fell and injured himself. He was evacuated safely from a very steep slope with difficulty and admitted to the SNM Hospital, Leh where he was later declared out of danger. On receiving message from the District Administration about one badly injured mountaineer at the Advance Base Camp of Mt...

Stone pelting by China troops on Indian forces at Pongong Lake in Ladakh
Leh(Ladakh), August 16, (Scoop News)-Chinese troops threw stones at Indian forces near Pangong Lake in Ladakh on Tuesday, tried to enter the Indian territory but our vigil troops pushed them back, reports said. According to reports that there was a minor incident. There was some stone pelting from the Chinese side but the situation was quickly brought under control. Reports said that Chinese soldiers had twice tried to enter the Indian Territory but had been pushed back. ...

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