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Tourists to get rescue centre at Khardongla pass
KHARDONG-LA, Monday, August 13, 2018 : The first ever Ladakh Rescue Centre Oxygen Café cum Medical centre was inaugurated by Gyal P Wangyal, EC Health on August 9 at Khardongla top. Gyal P Wangyal said that the centre is first of its kind at world highest motorable road at the height of 18330 ft. He expressed his hope that the centre will be of benefit to the tourists as well as local during emergency hours....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Awareness camp on worm infection held at Sankar School
SANKAR, Monday, August 13, 2018 : On the eve of National De-Worming day, an awareness campaign about worm infection was organised by Government Middle School Sankar in collaboration with ICDS on August 10 at Sankar School, Leh. Dr. Padma spoke about the worm infection and Tsering Dorjey, senior teacher gave a brief about De-Warming on the occasion....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Leh BJP members take stock of flood-hit areas
LEH, Monday, August 13, 2018 : A team of Bhartiya Janta Party, Leh visited the flood-affected areas of Saboo, Mahabodhi and Shey village to take stock of the situation on August 9 in Leh. Affected people were ensured work out possibilities in a time-bound manner and a relief for the damage caused....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Tsering Namgyal Tsangpa appointed new president of DCC
LEH, Friday, August 10, 2018 : District Congress Committee (DCC) Leh appointed Tsering Namgyal Tsangpa as the new president of the party on July 31. Earlier, he has served as the youth president of the party. The position was inducted by Rahul Gandhi to encourage young generation in Congress party and to face new political challenges in the country with more vigour and strength....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Time to promote harmony and unity among all, says HH the Dalai Lama at Imam Bargha
CHUCHOT, Thursday, August 9, 2018 : Ladakh Muslim Coordination Committee Leh hosted a luncheon in honour of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama at Imam Bargha on August 2 in Chuchot Yokma. His Holiness while sharing the meaning of life said, " We have to live on this planet whether we like each other’s identity or not. I am trying to promote oneness among seven billion humans across the world". ...
By Rigzin Wangmo
One-month cleanliness drive ‘Swachh Survekshan Grameen’ starts in Leh
LEH, Thursday, August 9, 2018 : Like other parts of the country, the Swachh Survekshan Grameen, 2018 was also started in Leh district on August 4 at DC office Leh. Avny Lavasa, DC, Leh flagged off a van which is going to travel in the rural areas of the district to spread awareness among the general public about the ongoing survey and importance of cleanliness and hygiene as a part of Swachh Bharat Mission....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Leh Forest Division stages one-day protest
Demands correction of pay anomaly, grant of two-and-a-half days' extra salary and risk allowanc
LEH, Thursday, August 9, 2018 : Field staff of Forest division, Leh under the banner Non-Gazetted Forest Officers Association staged a one day protest against their long pending demands on July 4 at Headquarter, Leh. The employees raise their voice in support of their agreed demands that include the revival of pay anomaly, grant of two and half days extra salary and risk allowances. ...
By Rigzin Wangmo
Consultation-cum-training workshop on medicinal plants held in Stakna
STAKNA, Thursday, August 9, 2018 : Stakeholders Consultation cum Training Workshop on Medicinal Plants was organised by the Regional-cum–facilitation centres, North, J&K of National Medicinal Plants Board, SKUAST Kashmir at HMAARI (SKUAST-K) from August 1 to 3 at Stakna....
By Rigzin Wangmo
Ladakh Scouts' fresh batch of 161 recruits pass out
GUPUKS, Thursday, August 9, 2018 : A batch of 161 new recruits of Ladakh Scout Regiment took an oath for ‘Dedicating their lives in the service of the nation’ on August 1 at Rinchen Drill square, Ladakh Scout Regimental Centre, Gupuks. Well trained in the weapon, rock climbing, firing, battle and field craft, navigation, map reading, Hindi language, physical training and many more the young recruits were all set to join their battalion. ...
By Stanzin Dasal
Bird survey-cum-training programme held in Leh
LEH, Thursday, August 9, 2018 : A bird survey cum training programme on bird ringing and monitoring in Ladakh was organised by Department of Wildlife Protection, Leh along with the United Nations Development Programme from the July 15 to 23 in Leh. The survey was a part of the SECURE Himalaya Project. The GEF funded SECURE Himalaya project was initiated by the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India along with UNDP. ...
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
HH the Dalai Lama plans to visit Ladakh next year too
LBA and LGA host a luncheon party in honour of His Holiness
SHEY, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : After a month-long stay of His Holiness Dalai Lama in Ladakh, LBA in collaboration with LGA hosted a luncheon party in honor of his holiness on August 3 at Jivetsal, Shey. His Holiness Dalai Lama expressed gratitude for the arrangement made by different associations and people from all region of Ladakh....
By Kunzang Chosdol
One-day conference on Ladakh organic farming held in Leh
Somnath Poudyal, Minister for Agriculture, Govt. of Sikkim, extends support to make Leh district org
LEH, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : A conference on Ladakh organic farming was organised by Hill Council,Leh in collaboration with Ladakh Environment and Health Organisation (LEHO) on August 6 at DC Conference hall, Leh. Declaration on Biodiverse, Organic and Climate Resilient Himalaya to meet SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) was signed by Hill Council, Leh, Government of Sikkim, Navdanya and LEHO....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Conference on Right to Information Act held in Kargil
Awareness imperative for effective implementation of RTI Act: State Information Commissioner
KARGIL, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : To spread awareness and presentation on the implementation of the J&K RTI Act, 2009, RTI Act conference was held on August 6 at Conference Hall, Baroo, Kargil. Mohammad Ashraf Mir, State Information Commissioner, J&K Right to Information Act interacted with the First Appellate Authorities and Public Information Officers....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
BJP forms new district executive team
LEH, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : The newly appointed District Executive Members of BJP, Leh was felicitated on August 4 at Shenam Community Hall, Leh.  Welcoming the newly joined members in the party, Chering Dorjay, MLC and Dorjay Motup,CEC honoured them.  ...
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Luncheon party organised in honor of HH the Dalai Lama in Leh
LEH, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : In honor of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, a luncheon party was organised by Hill Council, Leh and the district administration on July 29 at Sindhu Ghat, Leh. His Holiness the Dalai Lama thanked the members of Hill Council, Leh and the district officers for arranging the luncheon party in his honor and said that it shows pure heart and great respect for him. ...
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Langna Rinpoche passes away in road accident
LEH, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : A fatal road accident took place at Rani Nala, near Rothang Pass on July 30 in which His Eminence the 9th Langna Rinpoche Jigdhrel Kunsang Long Yang passed away.  His body was taken to Korzok monastery on August 3. He was accompanied by his personal attendant, a monk who was from Korzok. ...
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Khaltse gets solid waste management centre
Four solid waste management centre opened in Leh district under project Tsang-Da
KHALTSE, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : With an aim to make Leh one of the cleanest districts in terms of waste management, one more solid waste management centre was inaugurated by Avny Lavasa, Deputy Commissioner, Leh on August 6 at Khaltse. Leh district already has three solid waste management centre functional under the project Tsang-Da launched by District administration through Rural Development Department last year. ...
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Leh gears up for Measles-Rubella and National de-worming campaign
LEH, Wednesday, August 8, 2018 : To discuss the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign to be held in the coming days, a combined meeting of District Task Force of Measles-Rubella (MR) Campaign 2018 and National Deworming Day (NDD) was organised on August 4. It was organised by Health and Family Welfare Department, Leh under the chairmanship of Moses Kunzang, ADC, Leh at Conference hall, Leh....
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
25 senior BJP leaders resign from the party in Kargil
KARGIL, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 : A total of 25 senior leaders of BJP including the Vice President, Spokesperson and Gen Secretary submitted their resignation to party organiser Ashok Kaul on July 21 at Tourist Facilitation Centre, Kargil....
By Sajjad Hussain
Apricot solar dryer cum space heating distributed in Kargil
The system will increase the economic potential of the farmers
KARGIL, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 : Under PMDP, 5 apricot solar dryer cum space heating with energy storage on 90% subsidized rate was installed on July 28 at different locations in Kargil on a trail basis....
By Shotopa