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Commuters groan as beautification project causes traffic chaos across Leh
Haphazard parking, violation of rules are the main factors causing congestion, says Police
LEH, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : The persistent traffic chaos in the town here has been causing a lot of inconvenience to its residents, thanks to the ongoing beautification project and rampant violation of traffic rules. People have had and are still having a harrowing time as traffic crawled at several arterial roads....
 
By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan
50 experts participated in Sun and Earth Festival held in Phyang
PHYANG, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : A 12-day international Sun and Earth Festival in Phyang village was inaugurated by Dr. Sonam Dawa, Chief Executive Councillor on July 20. Participants from various countries like Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Algeria, Chile, Iran, Japan and Romania worked and learned together during the festival.  ...
 
By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan
New departmental enquiry committee formed in the Nyoma molestation case
NYOMA, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : The recent Nyoma molestation case though had enraged people in the beginning, but it seems that with time people have forgotten the case. The enquiry committee constituted of Dr. Manzoor Ul Haq DIO, CMO office, Dr. Disket Dolma, Medical Officer, PHC Thiksey and Tsewang Dorjay, Sr. Assistant, CMO office has examined and compiled the first report on 17 May....
 
By Stanzin Dasal
Medical report confirms sexual abuse of minor boy
LEH, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 :
In the recent child abuse case by a school warden, police informed that the medical report is positive and confirmed the sexual abuse of the minor boy.  

A 6-year old boy studying at Shey Lamdon, was sexually assaulted by a 31-year old School warden on June 16.
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By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan
Youth interaction on communal harmony -‘The foundation for world peace’ held at CIBS
I prefer interaction with the youth, says HH the Dalai Lama
CHOGLAMSAR, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : As a part of yearlong celebration of 19th Gyalsras Bakula Rinpoche birth centenary, an interaction session with His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama on a theme of “Communal Harmony- the Foundation for World Peace” was held on July 27 at Nagarjuna Hall, CIBS, Choglamsar....
 
By Kunzang Chosdol
District Library promoting reading and writing habit among students
Reading and writing habit needs to be developed in everyone’s life
LEH, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 :
With an aim to enhance the habit of reading and writing among the students, a month long campaign on the theme National Mission on Reading was held on July 15 at District Library, Leh.  The campaign was organised by District Library, Leh in collaboration with P.N Panicker Foundation.

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By Kunzang Chosdol
Eight months on, poachers still not traced
GYA, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 :
Eight months have already passed in the Gya Meru Poaching case and the poachers are still not identified and arrested yet. The incident was reported on December 11 in which the carcass of the Blue sheep was recovered.

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By Rinchen Angmo Chumikchan & Stanzin Dasal
Leh district gets first Passport Seva Kendra
LEH, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : Passport application has become hassle free for the people of Ladakh region as the first Post Office Passport Seva Kendra was inaugurated on July 29 in Leh. ...
 
By Stanzin Dasal
320 cadets participated in NCC annual training camp
LEH, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 :  A-10-day combined annual training camp for NCC cadet’s boys and girls from Leh and Kargil districts started from 10 July was concluded on July 20 at SSK Sindhu Sanskriti Hall....
 
By Nawang Palkit
CEC directs underground power cables be installed by September
LEH, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : Under Leh beautification project, the work of installing power lines underground in Leh main market was inspected by Dr. Sonam Dawa, CEC on July 25....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Farmers of Changthang receive training on integrated pest management
NYOMA, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : A training programme on 'Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in vegetable cropS' was organized by Krishi Vigyan Kendra, Nyoma (SKUAST-K) on July 25 in Tsaga, KVK Nyoma....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Nimoo- Padum-Darcha road construction work progress reviewed
Padum- Darcha sector to be completed within next two years, says DG, BRO
KARGIL, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 : The road construction progress of the Nimoo-Padum -Darcha roads was inspected by the Lt. Gen. S.K Shrivastava, Director General, Border Roads Organization (BRO) on July 21 during his visit in Zanskar sub division....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Old ailing man dies due to poor accessibility of Khachethang village
LEH, Tuesday, July 18, 2017 :
Lack of connectivity and no proper access to the Khachethang village since from 2015 compelled people to walk inside the Council Secretariat with their demand on July 5 in Leh.
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By Stanzin Dasal
IIFCO celebrates its 50 years completion in Leh
LEH, Monday, July 17, 2017 : More than 150 farmers and co-operators participated to celebrate Golden Jubilee of Indian Farmers Fertilizer Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) on July 12 at Hotel Grand Dragon in Leh....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
TRAI takes suggestions and complaints in outreach programme in Leh
LEH, Monday, July 17, 2017 :
To create awareness among the telecom consumers about their rights and privileges Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), New Delhi organised Telecom Consumer Outreach Programme in DC, Conference Hall on July12 in which suggestions to improve telecom services and complaints were received.


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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Chuchot gets new BDO office complex
CHUCHOT, Monday, July 17, 2017 :
A newly constructed office complex of BDO, Chushot constructed under District Plan at an estimated cost of ₹ 59.00 lakh was inaugurated on June 29 in Chuchot.
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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
People of Kargil get awareness on various Govt schemes
KARGIL, Monday, July 17, 2017 : A day-long intensive awareness programme on Special Outreach Programmes on the theme ‘Sath Hai, Vishwas Hai, Ho Raha Vikas Hai’ was held on June 30 at Auditorium Hall, Kargil....
 
By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Chandrakant Khaire visits Pangong Lake, addresses problem of the region
PANGONG, Monday, July 17, 2017 :
A Parliamentary Standing Committee of paper laid on the table and tourism, Chairman, Chandrakant Khaire alongwith other four MPs visited Pangong Lake on 5 July.


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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
‘Looms of Ladakh’ earn ₹ 10 lacs in two months
LEH, Monday, July 17, 2017 :
A brand ‘Looms of Ladakh’ formed by the apex cooperative body of eight progressive women self-help groups made a business of ₹10 lakh in two months. An amount of ₹ 7 Lakh out of the total amount was distributed among the members of self-help groups on July 11 at Sheep Husbandry Training centre.

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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent
Butcher shops to be shifted to new market in Kargil
KARGIL, Monday, July 17, 2017 :
A meeting was held with the concerned officers on July 1 for the immediate shifting of butcher shops to the newly set up meat market at Khuddam Colony in Kargil.
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By Reach Ladakh Correspondent