Ladakh Tableau

Photo: Jammu Links News

Ladakh Tableau Set To Debut At Republic Day Parade

In a first, the Republic Day Parade will witness a tableau from Ladakh after the abrogation of Article 370, informed Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on January 24. Reportedly, Ladakh's tableau will portray the hill-top Thiksey Monastery established in the Thikse district of Leh. Thicksey Monastery is one of the most frequented tourist sites in the region. Besides, the tableau will house the Indian Astronomical Observatory located in the… read-more

Sun, 24 Jan 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Republic Day 2021, Republic Day Parade, Tableau, Ladakh

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

India-China Conflict

Photo: The Economic Times

India-China Standoff: China De-escalates 10,000 Troops From Ladakh

After nine months of Sino-India border stand-off, China has pulled nearly 10,000 soldiers back from the Ladakh region, albeit keeping the frontline military deployment at the border unchanged. Reportedly, while the pullback happened in over a week citing extreme weather conditions, the defence experts have opined that chances of re-deployment cannot be ignored. Meanwhile, both the countries are yet to chalk out a fresh date for the ninth… read-more

Tue, 12 Jan 2021 - 11:26 AM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: India-China face off, Ladakh, Chinese Military, Indian Army

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Government Declares To Launch Eight Hydropower Project In Ladakh

Photo: The Economic Times

Centre Clears 8 Hydropower Projects Of 144 MW In Ladakh, Kargil

The Central Government has cleared eight new hydropower projects on the Indus river system in Ladakh. While the earlier projects in the region had a collective capacity of 113 MW, the new HEP projects will be capable of producing 144 MW of electricity. Moreover, three of the projects, amounting to 56 MW capacity, will be coming up in the Kargil area. However, the construction is yet to begin after getting the mandatory clearances.

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 11:59 AM / by Archita chakraborty

Tags: Ladakh, Indus River, Hydropower, Jal shakti ministry, Central Water Commission

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

India-US-China

Photo: The Geopolitics

China Expresses Anger On US, Asks Not To Meddle In Sino-Indian Issue

The Chinese ambassador to India, Sun Weidong, on January 6 expressed his anger towards the remarks made by outgoing US envoy Kenneth Juster on India-China border tension. Sun told the US to stop interfering in the India-China border issue. In his farewell speech, Kenneth Juster had stated that the US has contributed significantly towards the security of India and its people against the Chinese aggression along the border. 

Thu, 07 Jan 2021 - 12:02 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: India, China, US-China, INDIA-US RELATIONSHIP, Ladakh

India-China

Photo: New Indian Express

India-China Talks To Resume After New PLA Commander Completes Formalities

As China has appointed a new commander for PLA Western Theatre, the ninth round of military talks between China and India may remain halted for some more time. Reason being, the newly-appointed commander, Gen Zhang Xudong, will first complete his military familiarisation at the border. An Indian official said both the countries are likely to propose a written agreement at the next meeting to end the ongoing border tensions. 

Tue, 29 Dec 2020 - 12:15 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: India-China face off, People's Liberation Army, Ladakh, India-China Standoff, Zhang Xudong

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ladakh MC

Photo: The Indian Express

Ladakh: First Meteorological Centre To Be Inaugurated On December 29

A Meteorological Centre will be opened in the Union Territory of Ladakh on December 29. The establishment in Leh would be virtually inaugurated by Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, with Ladakh Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur. At an altitude of 3,000 metres, the centre will study climate and weather. Besides, it will also harness solar energy. Moreover, it aims to guide tourists with weather updates.

Sun, 27 Dec 2020 - 02:40 PM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: J&K, Ladakh, Meteorological Centre, Dr harshvardhan

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Chinese President Xi Jinping

Photo: NBC News

China Removes General Zhao Zongqi From Sino-Indian Border

Chinese President Xi Jinping has replaced General Zhao Zongqi who allegedly orchestrated the violent clashes between India and China at the border. Zhao Zongqi, under whom the 2017 Doklam stand-off had also arisen, has been replaced with General Zhang Xudong who has no experience in serving at the Sino-Indian borders. The development has taken place amidst the ongoing talks between both the countries for securing complete disengagement along … read-more

Mon, 21 Dec 2020 - 01:46 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: INDIA CHINA BORDER ISSUE, President Xi Jinping, Ladakh, India

Courtesy: WION

UT Ladakh

Photo : The Dispatch

Ladakh Brings First Tourism Incentive Policy Focussing On Small Tourism Assets

Union Territory of Ladakh on November 30 initiated its first tourism incentive policy. Keeping local tradition and architecture intact, the policy emphasizes on ensuring equitable and sustainable development across the Union Territory. An official spokesperson said that instead of large hotels and guest houses, the policy aims at developing "small and sustainable tourism assets". The initiative also aims to train tourism industry personnel to… read-more

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 07:47 PM / by Richa Nigam

Tags: Ladakh, Union Territory, India, Tourism

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Ladakh Students

Photo: Mahabodhi Ladakh

Rs 871 Crore Allocated To Improve Quality Of Education In Ladakh

The Ladakh Union Territory's administration have allocated a whopping Rs 871 crore for the development of the education sector. As per officials, the funding would help in "speedy expansion of the sector". Moreover, the UT's Lieutenant Governor R K Mathur stated that the governing body has worked on improving the quality of education through various means. He also stated that efforts have been made to streamline the education system.

Sun, 22 Nov 2020 - 06:52 PM / by Rashi Jain

Tags: Ladakh, Budget, Enrolment rate, Internet, Education(3642)

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Twitter apologized to India

Photo: The Indian Express

Twitter Apologises For Wrongly Showing Ladakh In China: Parliamentary Panel

For wrongly geo-tagging Ladakh in the Chinese territory, Twitter has issued a written apology to a parliamentary panel. The panel chief Meenakshi Lekhi on November 18 said that Twitter had promised to correct the mistake by November 30. The apology mentioned that incorrect geo-tagging was "caused due to a software error combined with imperfect data". Earlier, the Indian government had warned the microblogging site for disrespecting… read-more

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 06:32 PM / by Bhavyata Kagrana

Tags: Twitter, China, Ladakh, India

Courtesy: Hindustan Times