Ladakh: News

02 Dec 2023


5.6 magnitude earthquake rocks Bangladesh, tremors felt in Kolkata

An earthquake of 5.6 magnitude rocked numerous parts of Bangladesh on Saturday morning. The quake's epicenter was located nearly 48 kilometers southwest of Comilla.

23 Nov 2023

Climate Change

Ladakh's daring answer to climate chaos captivates the world

On a fateful night in Ladakh on August 5, 2010, an unexpected deluge shattered the region's calm, defying its historical shelter from the towering Greater Himalayas' monsoons.

16 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Winter travel: Road trips in India to take this season

Traversing through trails capped with snow makes for a thrilling travel experience unique to the peak of winter.

13 Nov 2023

Travel And Tourism

Less crowded vacation alternatives in India for your December holidays

Winter holidays often bring to mind images of crowded tourist hotspots. However, for those seeking a more peaceful and unique travel experience, there are lesser-known, yet enchanting destinations that offer tranquility, breathtaking landscapes, and a chance to immerse in local culture without the crowds.

08 Oct 2023

Congress Party

LAHDC-Kargil poll: Congress-JKNC alliance wins 8 seats, BJP 1

The counting of votes for the elections to 26 seats of the 30-member Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), Kargil, is underway on Sunday under tight security.

Ladakh hill council polls begin, it's BJP v/s united opposition

The polling for the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (Kargil) in the Union Territory of Ladakh began on Wednesday.

30 Aug 2023


PM Modi lied, entire Ladakh knows: RaGa on China map

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday demanded a statement from Prime Minister Narendra Modi in response to the new Chinese map, which wrongly showed some parts of India as Chinese territories.

25 Aug 2023

Travel And Tourism

Rural Tourism: Must-visit rural gems in India

Had enough of the common tourist destinations and desire the calmness of villages? Look no further, because we have curated a list of the most serene and stunning villages across India.

20 Aug 2023

Rahul Gandhi

RaGa attacks Modi, claims China took away land in Ladakh

Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi once again on Sunday, alleging the latter's claims that China did not take away even an inch of land in Ladakh were not true, said reports.

19 Aug 2023

Indian Army

Ladakh: 9 Army personnel killed as truck falls into gorge

At least nine Indian Army personnel, including an officer and eight soldiers, were reportedly killed in Ladakh on Saturday evening.

19 Aug 2023

Narendra Modi

LAC standoff: Major generals of India, China discuss outstanding disputes

India and China held major general-level talks on Friday to discuss the outstanding border issues, Hindustan Times reported on Saturday.

19 Jul 2023


Heights of fashion: Ladakh to host high-altitude international fashion runway

Fashionistas get ready! Ladakh is gearing up for a unique event.

27 Jun 2023

Jammu And Kashmir

'Through the Ages': ICHR to hold exhibition on J&K, Ladakh 

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is planning an exhibition showcasing the history of Jammu and Kashmir and its links to ancient India, the Hindustan Times reported.

31 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Gear up to explore these forbidden lands in Ladakh

Ladakh is on the list of must-visit places for almost all Indians. The snow-capped mountains and the serene beauty the place offers are unmatched.

20 May 2023


China boycotts G20 meeting in Kashmir, Turkey may follow suit 

China said on Friday it would skip a crucial G20 meeting in Jammu and Kashmir's capital Srinagar which will reportedly be attended by over 60 international delegates, including those from the United States.

27 Apr 2023


After Ladakh, China calls for no-patrol zones all along LAC

China has reportedly called on India to agree to a moratorium on patrolling in not just the disputed border areas in Ladakh but all along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), which borders Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and Arunachal Pradesh.

12 Apr 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel launches 5G in Ladakh: Check which states have coverage

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services in the union territory of Ladakh. The telco's 5G network is now live in over 500 cities across India.

18 Mar 2023

S Jaishankar

Ladakh border situation dangerous; India-China forces deployed very close: Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Saturday said that the Indian and Chinese militaries were deployed very close to each other in parts of Ladakh where the situation between the two countries was "fragile and dangerous."

18 Mar 2023


Japan PM to seek India's support for new Indo-Pacific plan 

Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida will arrive on a two-day visit to India on Monday, where he will announce a new plan to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific, reported Reuters.

16 Feb 2023


Know about these incredible folk festivals in India 

Being one of the oldest civilizations in the world, India is well-known for its rich culture which has its own traditions and customs.

27 Jan 2023

Article 370

Sonam Wangchuk begins hunger strike to 'save Ladakh'

Ladakh-based social reformist Sonam Wangchuk, whose life story inspired the Bollywood movie 3 Idiots, started his five-day-long climate fast to "save Ladakh" on Thursday on the terrace of the Himalayan Institute of Alternative Ladakh (HIAL) in Phyang.

25 Jan 2023


India lost access to 26 patrolling points in Ladakh: Report

In a worrying disclosure, a senior police officer in Ladakh revealed that India allegedly lost access to 26 of 65 patrolling points in the Union Territory's eastern part, The Hindu reported.

23 Jan 2023


Ladakh: Sonam Wangchuk to launch hunger strike demanding constitutional safeguards

Ladakh-based engineer and innovator Sonam Wangchuk—whose life inspired the character of Phunshuk Wangdu in the Bollywood blockbuster 3 Idiots—urged PM Narendra Modi to ensure environmental protection from unchecked industrial and commercial expansion in Ladakh.

09 Jan 2023

Travel And Tourism

Altitude sickness: Everything you need to know about it

A trip to the mountains is always refreshing but you may experience sudden fatigue and dizziness if careless.

28 Dec 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 top destinations in India for adventure sports

The geographical diversity of India offers a vast array of adventure sports.

29 Nov 2022


Man travels to Ladakh with his dog on a bike

This deserves a round of a'paws'!

14 Oct 2022

Travel And Tourism

Check out Ladakh's 5 most enthralling trekking trails

Ladakh offers serenity and thrill in equal measures.

09 Sep 2022


India, China to finish disengagement in Ladakh by Monday: MEA

India and China will finish the disengagement process in the Gogra-Hotsprings in eastern Ladakh by Monday, according to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).

08 Sep 2022


5 things you should get from your trip to Leh-Ladakh

When you travel to an idyllic destination like Leh or Ladakh, it's hard to return empty-handed.

18 Aug 2022


Indian, Chinese soldiers coming together for military drill in Russia

Army soldiers from India and China are scheduled to participate in a week-long multi-country drill in Russia starting later this month, HT reported.

08 July 2022


5 picture-perfect lakes in India to add to your itinerary

Travelers who find joy sitting by lakes and simply watching ducks paddle by would understand the importance of lakes in the ecosystem of a region.

23 Jun 2022

Pangong Lake

India, China share common interests that outnumber differences: Chinese FM

Chinese Foreign Ministry has said that India and China share many common interests that exceed the differences between the two nations.

Chinese infra build-up near Ladakh 'alarming', says top US General

The latest remarks by a top US general may cause new problems for the Centre and raise many eyebrows in India.

07 Jun 2022


Top 5 camping sites in India

The world is gradually picking up on travel again after the pandemic wreaked havoc over the past two years.

03 Jun 2022

Travel And Tourism

Experience Ladakh on a bicycle

Ladakh is every traveler's dreamland.

27 May 2022

Indian Army

Ladakh: Army vehicle falls into river, 7 soldiers dead

At least seven soldiers were killed on Friday when an Army vehicle slid off the road and tumbled down into a gorge near the Shyok River in Ladakh.

21 May 2022


Pangong Tso: MEA confirms 'illegal' Chinese construction of two bridges

The Ministry of External Affairs on Friday confirmed reports of a second bridge constructed by China across Pangong Tso in the eastern Ladakh region.

20 May 2022


Your guide to traveling to Alchi

The village of Alchi is about 70 km from Leh, in the union territory of Ladakh.

16 May 2022

Travel And Tourism

Your guide to traveling to Ladakh this summer

One of the most renowned summer tourist destinations in India, Ladakh is popularly known for its picturesque landscape, Buddhist monasteries, magnificent lakes, and stunning valleys.

06 May 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 offbeat tourist places near Ladakh

Ladakh is blessed with picturesque valleys, treacherous terrains, clear blue skies, stunning lakes, and charming monasteries that are sure to bewitch you with their beauty and aura.

12 Apr 2022


5 popular monasteries worth visiting in India

India has some exceptionally stunning Buddhist monasteries that are worth a visit.

07 Apr 2022


Chinese hackers target India's grid near Ladakh to collect intelligence

Chinese state-sponsored hackers are suspected to have targeted India's power sector in recent months under an apparent cyber-espionage campaign, revealed a report by threat intelligence firm Recorded Future Inc.

24 Mar 2022


5 amazing glamping destinations in India you shouldn't miss out

If you are someone who has been wanting to go camping but is scared of losing out on comfort and luxury, then glamping is for you.

10 Feb 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

5 places to experience the chill in February

Chionophile is what they call a person who thrives in cold weather.

30 Jan 2022

Narendra Modi

#MannKiBaat: Modi remembers Bapu, urges people to visit War Memorial

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 85th edition of his monthly radio show Mann ki Baat.

13 Jan 2022

Jammu And Kashmir

Stargazing in India: Don't miss out on these destinations

The vast sky upon us holds a billion twinkling mysteries that have always kept us fascinated.

07 Jan 2022


5 things to do in Nubra Valley

Nubra Valley, also known as Dumra, is a subdivision in the Leh district.

26 Dec 2021


5 places to visit in India before you turn 30

The way we travel changes as we age. Most people tend to seek comfort as they age; they don't want to experiment as much.

02 Oct 2021

Indian Army

India to take up border issues with China before normalcy

India has decided to take up long-standing border issues with China one by one before bilateral normalcy can be restored between the two neighboring countries.

30 Sep 2021

Sidharth Malhotra

Himalayan Film Festival: 'Sekool', 'Shadey: A Forgotten Land' among winners

At the maiden Himalayan Film Festival, Ladakhi filmmakers Stenzin Tankong and Stanzin Gurmet were awarded for their films.

30 Sep 2021

Kirti Kulhari

Never got my due before OTT: Kirti Kulhari

Actor Kirti Kulhari, star of popular web series like Four More Shots Please! and Criminal Justice: Behind Closed Doors, says she is happy to be part of OTT platforms that have welcomed new talent with open arms.

21 Sep 2021

Film Festival

Ladakh all set to host first Himalayan Film Festival

The first edition of the Himalayan Film Festival will begin in Leh, the capital city of Ladakh on September 24, officials said.

01 Sep 2021

Jammu And Kashmir

Snow leopard declared new state animal of Ladakh

The government of Ladakh has declared snow leopard its state animal and black-necked crane state bird.

23 Aug 2021

Pankaj Tripathi

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.

Gallantry medals for 20 ITBP troops for fighting Chinese PLA

Twenty personnel of the India-China Line of Actual Control guarding the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) force have been awarded gallantry medals for displaying bravery during clashes between militaries of the two countries in Ladakh last year.

11 Aug 2021

Film Festival

Ladakh to host first Himalayan film festival from September 24

The union territory of Ladakh is hosting the first edition of The Himalayan Film Festival 2021 (THFF) from September 24 to 28 in the capital city, Leh, officials said.

14 Jul 2021

Indian Army

Army says reports of fresh Indo-China clash 'false and baseless'

The Indian Army on Wednesday denied reports of a fresh clash with Chinese forces along the Indo-China border in eastern Ladakh.

14 Jul 2021


'Didn't litter Ladakh': Aamir Khan clarifies after social media call-out

Aamir Khan and team Laal Singh Chaddha have now issued a statement refusing to accept all allegations of littering shooting locations in Ladakh.

13 Jul 2021


'Laal Singh Chaddha': 'Environmentalist' Aamir Khan slammed for littering Ladakh

Aamir Khan and his team are in Ladakh currently to shoot certain important sequences for Laal Singh Chaddha.

22 Mar 2021

India China Border

India, China to discuss disengagement at Gogra-Hot Springs next

The 11th round of talks to resolve the border row between India and China this month is reportedly surround around disengagement in the Gogra-Hot Springs area of eastern Ladakh.

20 Feb 2021


India, China hold 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks today

After completing the disengagement process between the Indian and Chinese militaries at the banks of Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh, both sides are holding the 10th round of Corps Commander-level talks on Saturday.

19 Feb 2021

India China Border

India-China row: Pangong disengagement complete; next round of talks tomorrow

The disengagement process between the Indian and Chinese forces in the Pangong Tso area of eastern Ladakh has reportedly been completed.

11 Feb 2021

India China Border

First phase of India-China disengagement to conclude by February-end: Report

The first phase of disengagement along the India-China border around Ladakh's Pangong Tso Lake will reportedly be complete by the end of February.

10 Feb 2021

India China Border

India, China start disengagement along Pangong lake: Chinese Defense Ministry

In a major breakthrough in efforts to resolve the months-long Indo-China border conflict, China's Defense Ministry announced that both Indian and Chinese troops have started the disengagement process from the north and south banks of Pangong Lake in eastern Ladakh.