Shristi Banka calls Ladakhi people welcoming, says trip taught her not to take comforts in life for granted
The founder and CEO of Banka CFO shares her recent travel learning.
Mobile internet restored in Kargil after 145 days
The government blocked the Internet services across J&K on August 5, when special status of J&K was withdrawn and the state was downgraded into two Union Territories.
J&K's statehood will be restored in near future: Ram Madhav
On a question on the proposed delimitation in the UT, he said it would be taken up soon after the formation of a committee for the purpose by the ministry of home affairs early next year.
PM Modi renames Rohtang Tunnel as Atal Tunnel that connects Manali to Ladakh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday named Rohtang passageway as Atal Tunnel to mark the 95th birth anniversary of former prime ministe...
Soldiers posted in remote locations can now use satellite phone to connect with families
"Digital Communication Commission (DCC) today approved to use VSAT for connecting 1,409 remote locations provided by the Ministry of Defence and Home Ministry where jawans are posted. We will provide free 1 GB data daily which they can use to make calls to their families," Telecom Secretary Anshu Prakash told reporters.
'Soldiers deprived of snow glasses, boots, requisite food'
CAG laid the report on Union Government (Defence Services)-Army in the Rajya Sabha but failed to lay it in Lok Sabha. This stopped Comptroller and Auditor General Rajiv Mehrishi from releasing the report. But sources in Rajya Sabha, who accessed the report, claimed that the audit highlights the condition of Indian Army in high altitude areas.
Government plans to set up 14-MW solar power units in Leh, Kargil
The projects will be developed under the Prime Minister Development Package 2015, Renewable Energy minister said in a reply to a question in the Lok Sabha. "The MNRE has planned to set up solar power projects with a cumulative capacity of around 14 MW (megawatts) with a battery storage capacity of 42 MWh (megawatt-hour) in Leh and Kargil."
Solar power: Projects worth Rs 50,000 crore in pipeline for Ladakh, says Amit Shah
Shah said the government has made a provision to ensure that budget allocations for Ladakh will not lapse in case they are not utilized fully within the fiscal.
Govt releases maps of UTs of JK, Ladakh; Map of India depicting new UTs
In 1947, the erstwhile state of J&K had the following 14 districts - Kathua, Jammu, Udhampur, Reasi, Anantnag, Baramulla, Poonch, Mirpur, Muzaffarabad, Leh and Ladakh, Gilgit, Gilgit Wazarat, Chilhas and Tribal Territory. By 2019, the govt of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir had reorganised the areas of these 14 districts into 28 districts.
Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in JK 'disturbed' under AFSPA
The AFSPA is imposed in areas where armed forces are required to operate in aid to civil authorities. For the AFSPA to become valid, an area, however, needs to be declared "disturbed" either by the central or the state government under the Act.
Radio Kashmir renamed All India Radio
With Thursday seeing two new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh come into being, putting into effect the reorganisation of the erstwhile state, radio stations too have been renamed.
HUA Ministry seeks proposal for infrastructure projects in Leh, Kargil
The move comes almost a month after the Centre abrogated provisions of Article 370.
Ladakh UT status: Most Leh people happy; many confused, uncertain
A separate Union territory has been a long-standing demand of locals, many of who have alleged that the Ladakh region had been neglected by leaders of Jammu and Kashmir.
Watch: Ground report from Leh after Ladakh made Union Territory
TIMES NOW’s Mohit Sharma gives a ground report from Leh after Ladakh made Union Territory. Leh people are welcoming the J&K reorganisation. ...
Devotees celebrate annual festival of Tseskarmo Monastery in Leh
The annual festival of Tseskarmo Monastery was celebrated with religious fervour and zeal in Leh. The festival takes place on the 15th day o...
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