Articles about Leh

Ladakh gets its first roving cinema

23 Aug 2021

Ladakh gets its first roving cinema

Ladakh got its first roving cinema on Sunday with a private company installing an inflatable theater in the union territory.

Excise officials seize 250 liquor bottles smuggled into Leh

18 Aug 2021

Excise officials seize 250 liquor bottles smuggled into Leh

Excise officers have seized over 250 bottles of liquor that were allegedly smuggled into Leh from Delhi on an Air India charter flight and arrested three people, including a contractual employee of the national carrier, officials said on Wednesday.

Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

22 Oct 2020

Twitter shows Leh in China, India issues warning to CEO

The Indian government has written a strongly-worded letter to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey after the micro-blogging website showed Leh as a part of China.

PM Modi addresses soldiers in Ladakh, salutes their bravery

03 Jul 2020

PM Modi addresses soldiers in Ladakh, salutes their bravery

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the soldiers in Nimu, Ladakh, where he paid a visit for the first time since last month's Galwan Valley clash.

Weeks after Galwan Valley episode, PM Narendra Modi visits Leh

03 Jul 2020

Weeks after Galwan Valley episode, PM Narendra Modi visits Leh

Sending a strong message that India stands with its soldiers defending its borders, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday paid a visit to Leh to review the situation.

Coronavirus: Ladakh on virtual lockdown as tally rises to 10

20 Mar 2020

Coronavirus: Ladakh on virtual lockdown as tally rises to 10

Ladakh has been placed on virtual lockdown as the Union Territory reported two more cases of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Soldiers in Siachen and Ladakh lack proper gear, ration: CAG

04 Feb 2020

Soldiers in Siachen and Ladakh lack proper gear, ration: CAG

Soldiers deployed in brutish locations like Siachen and Ladakh lack adequate gear and ration, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) said in a report filed before the Parliament on Monday.

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

03 Feb 2019

PM Modi in J&K: Electricity, education, healthcare for all

On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, during his day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir, declared that the state had become one of the first in the country to achieve 100% electrification of households under the Center's Saubhagya Scheme.

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Leh shivers at -17.1 Celsius

26 Dec 2018

Cold wave intensifies in Kashmir; Leh shivers at -17.1 Celsius

The cold wave sweeping Kashmir intensified today as the mercury stayed several degree below the freezing point, resulting in frozen water bodies and water supply lines in several residential areas.

Winter is here: Srinagar witnesses lowest temperature of the season

03 Dec 2018

Winter is here: Srinagar witnesses lowest temperature of the season

With winter setting in, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar, recorded its lowest temperature of the season on Sunday.

Now, travel from Delhi to Leh in just 20 hours

14 Nov 2018

Now, travel from Delhi to Leh in just 20 hours

Thanks to the highly ambitious and strategically-significant Northern Railways project of the Bilaspur-Manali-Leh line, Delhiites will now be able to travel directly to Leh-Ladakh in nearly 20 hours, compared to the current duration of 40 hours.

Sena slams BJP-PDP breakup; says BJP starting 'election politics' again

26 Jun 2018

Sena slams BJP-PDP breakup; says BJP starting 'election politics' again

The Shiv Sena today slammed the BJP over the BJP-PDP break-up in Jammu and Kashmir and accused the BJP of again starting "election politics" in J&K.

Adding to the Army's woes, Army canteens face stock crunch

22 Sep 2017

Adding to the Army's woes, Army canteens face stock crunch

In the past two months, due to a procurement system change, Army's Canteen Stores Department (CSD) has been facing a severe stock crunch, affecting customers.