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Atal Tunnel is ready after 10 years; world's longest tunnel at 10,000 feet will connect Manali and Leh
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Atal Tunnel is ready after 10 years; world's longest tunnel at 10,000 feet will connect Manali and Leh

Built at a cost of over Rs 2,500 crore, the idea was conceived by the Indira Gandhi govt in 1983. Work, however, started only in September 2009 — seven years after the then prime minsiter Atal Bihari Vajpayee approved the project

Rajnath Singh meets Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in highest level face-to-face meet since Ladakh stand-off
India

Rajnath Singh meets Chinese counterpart Wei Fenghe in highest level face-to-face meet since Ladakh stand-off

During the talks held in Moscow, the Indian side sought restoration of status quo ante at all friction points in eastern Ladakh, sources said

Narendra Modi's Leh visit: Indian Army calls criticism of medical facility 'malicious and unsubstantiated'
India

Narendra Modi's Leh visit: Indian Army calls criticism of medical facility 'malicious and unsubstantiated'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi made an unannounced visit to Ladakh on Friday, signalling India's firmness in dealing with the border row with China in several areas of the region

Narendra Modi in Leh with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, army chief Gen MM Naravane; PM gets briefing, to meet troops
India

Narendra Modi in Leh with CDS Gen Bipin Rawat, army chief Gen MM Naravane; PM gets briefing, to meet troops

Narendra Modi reached Ladakh early in the morning and is being given a joint briefing by the Indian Army, Indian Air Force and the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) at one of the forward locations in Nimu

India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow
India

India-China standoff: Rajnath Singh, army chief scheduled to visit Ladakh to review military preparedness tomorrow

The defence minister's visit to the region comes in the midst of India significantly ramping up the number of troops and weaponry along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the eastern Ladakh region.

Army chief General MM Naravane reviews security in Ladakh, visits 18 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash
India

Army chief General MM Naravane reviews security in Ladakh, visits 18 soldiers injured in Galwan Valley clash

Naravane reviewed the overall security situation in Ladakh with Northern Army Commander Lt Gen Yogesh Kumar Joshi, commander of the 14 Corps Lt Gen Harinder Singh and other senior Army officials on Tuesday afternoon.

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria says Galwan a small snapshot of what forces handle at short notice, well prepared for any contingency
India

IAF chief RKS Bhadauria says Galwan a small snapshot of what forces handle at short notice, well prepared for any contingency

The Indian Air Force is determined to deliver and is well prepared and suitably deployed to respond to any contingency, Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on Saturday.

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress
India

Rahul Gandhi questions Narendra Modi's silence on Chinese intrusion; nationalism not 'exclusive monopoly' of BJP, says Congress

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday alleged that China has taken away India's territory in Ladakh and questioned the prime minister's silence, as the opposition party stepped up its attack on the issue demanding that the government fix accountability.

Tensions build along India-China LAC in parts of Ladakh, northern Sikkim as both countries deploy additional troops
India

Tensions build along India-China LAC in parts of Ladakh, northern Sikkim as both countries deploy additional troops

Tension is gradually building up between Indian and Chinese armies in several areas in Ladakh and northern Sikkim along the un-demarcated Sino-India border with both sides bringing in additional troops, days after they were involved in two violent face-offs, authoritative sources said on Tuesday.

IAF scrambles fighter jets after spotting Chinese military choppers near Ladakh LAC; incident follows clash between Indian, Chinese troops in Sikkim
India

IAF scrambles fighter jets after spotting Chinese military choppers near Ladakh LAC; incident follows clash between Indian, Chinese troops in Sikkim

The Indian Air Force was forced to rush its fighter jet patrols in Ladakh after Chinese military choppers were found to be flying close to the Line of Actual Control

Cold wave across North India: Heavy fog in Delhi hits rail traffic, four flights diverted; schools in Haryana to remain shut on 30, 31 Dec
India

Cold wave across North India: Heavy fog in Delhi hits rail traffic, four flights diverted; schools in Haryana to remain shut on 30, 31 Dec

Three flights were diverted from Delhi airport on Monday morning due to heavy fog, an official said. Airlines like IndiGo and SpiceJet have tweeted about poor visibility and asked passengers to keep a track of their flight status

Schools in Haryana to remain shut for two days as cold wave persists in north India; rail, road traffic affected due to dense fog in parts of Delhi, Rajasthan
India

Schools in Haryana to remain shut for two days as cold wave persists in north India; rail, road traffic affected due to dense fog in parts of Delhi, Rajasthan

Delhi, which is witnessing the longest spell of cold weather in the last 22 years, is likely to get some relief from the intense cold wave as the wind direction is expected to change, the Met office said.

IMD issues red warning in Delhi, five states for today; two dead in Haryana car pile-up as cold wave grips north India
India

IMD issues red warning in Delhi, five states for today; two dead in Haryana car pile-up as cold wave grips north India

In Haryana's Rewari district, two people died and 12 were injured in a pile-up of 15 vehicles on Delhi-Jaipur highway due to dense fog.

Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories
India

Daily Bulletin: Odd-Even scheme in National Capital to end today; Delhi HC to hear petitions seeking framing of Uniform Civil Code; day's top stories

Here are today's top stories: Odd-Even to end today: Supreme Court to hear petition challenging scheme today; Union home secretary Ajay Kumar Bhalla to appear before Parliamentary panel to discuss J&K, Ladakh situation; and more

Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh shown as separate Union Territories in new map of India; country now has 28 states, 9 UTs
India

Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh shown as separate Union Territories in new map of India; country now has 28 states, 9 UTs

The Union Territory of Ladakh consists of Kargil and Leh while the rest of the erstwhile state is in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in Jammu and Kashmir 'disturbed' under AFSPA
India

Centre bestows on itself powers to declare any area in Jammu and Kashmir 'disturbed' under AFSPA

The Central Government has bestowed on itself the authority to declare any area in the newly-created Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh as "disturbed" under the controversial AFSPA, which gives sweeping powers to security forces to act against any suspect

Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect
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Lieutenant-governors of new Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh take oath; Centre's reorganisation move comes into effect

The two Union Territories — Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir — came into existence on Thursday after the Centre abrogated the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir and bifurcated it on 5 August

Ladakh Union Territory formation: People in Leh celebrate, look forward to 'inclusive development'; Kargil observes black day
India

Ladakh Union Territory formation: People in Leh celebrate, look forward to 'inclusive development'; Kargil observes black day

Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday transitioned from a state into union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, nearly three months after Parliament abrogated the state's special status.

Former bureaucrat RK Mathur takes oath as Ladakh's first LG after Jammu and Kashmir officially split into two UTs
India

Former bureaucrat RK Mathur takes oath as Ladakh's first LG after Jammu and Kashmir officially split into two UTs

With a population of nearly three lakh, Ladakh is strategically located as it shares borders with Pakistan as well as China.

Podcast; Voices from the lockdown: Ladakh's Buddhists disappointed about lack of legislature under UT status, say Centre's move 'won't help much'
India

Podcast; Voices from the lockdown: Ladakh's Buddhists disappointed about lack of legislature under UT status, say Centre's move 'won't help much'

The demand to be designated as a separate Union Territory has been made by the Buddhist-dominated Ladakh since the 1940s.