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Apr 15, 2019
Siachen Glacier: 35 years on, vacating region will cost over 5,000 lives to regain partial control and provide Pakistan edgeIt was a question of taking the first step with huge risk to occupy a glaciated wasteland which many continue to the day to call a monumental waste of resources and precious human lives.
Apr 03, 2019
Lok Sabha election in Jammu and Kashmir all about Hindu versus Muslim vote, retention of article 370, 35AIn the Lok Sabha election, the BJP is contesting against the 'alliance' of the National Conference, Congress and PDP in Hindu-majority Jammu, while the three are locked in a contest in Muslim-majority Kashmir.
Mar 17, 2019
Swachh Bharat Mission forced Ladakh to face hard truths about waste management, find traditional solutionsMismanagement rather than declining water resources is the main reason for the water crisis in Ladakh's Leh town. There is also the problem of waste disposal.
Mar 16, 2019
In Ladakh, community-based ecotourism is helping promote positive perceptions of the snow leopardCatching a glimpse of the famed, elusive snow leopard while trekking the rugged and remote mountains of Ladakh may be a dream come true for wildlife seekers. However, these predators have had a bad rap among local villagers, many of whom often regarded them as pests, because of their tendency to prey on livestock — sometimes killing many in a single incident. As a result, some local livestock herders resorted to retaliatory killings of these cats.
Feb 13, 2019
JKNPP questions 'timing and intent' behind creation of Ladakh division, asks why decision was taken during President's ruleThe people of Leh had been demanding union territory status and the central leadership of the BJP had during 2014 elections assured to fulfil their demand, JKNPP chief said.
Feb 10, 2019
Ladakh divisional status: Kargil politicians threaten to resign en masse over demand for equal share in administrationLadakh divisonal status: Cutting across party lines, prominent politicians from Kargil district threatened mass agitation if the governor administration did not review its decision to permanently post the divisional commissioner and inspector general of police (IGP) headquarters in Leh.
Feb 09, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir parties welcome separate division status for Ladakh; BJP's intentions questionedHowever, timing of the decision has lead to fears that the BJP was trying to erode the electoral foothold of Kashmir Valley, of which Ladakh was a part till now
Feb 08, 2019
Ladakh to be third administrative division of Jammu and Kashmir; Omar Abdullah says Chenab, Pir Panjal to also get statusAccording to the official handout released by the state Department of Information and Public Relations, the headquarters of this division will be in Leh. The government has also approved creation of the posts of Divisional Commissioner (Ladakh), Leh and Inspector General of Police (Ladakh), Leh. A committee led by the principal secretary of planning will also be set up to finalise details on staffing, posts, responsibilities and location of offices
Jan 19, 2019
Ladakh avalanche: Two more bodies recovered, death toll rises to seven; search on for remaining three personsTwo more bodies were recovered on Saturday from the site where an avalanche struck two trucks in Ladakh, taking the death toll to seven.
Jan 18, 2019
10 feared dead as snow avalanche buries two trucks in Ladakh's Khardung La region; army deployed in rescue operationTen people are feared dead after a snow avalanche buried the two trucks they were travelling in at Khardung La of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.