Tag: Ladakh

Agri export activities pick up in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh

NEW DELHI: With the mandate to promote agri export of Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, APEDA has scripted new success stories by taking several initiatives to sensitise growers, exporters, state government officials and other stakeholders on the export potential of agricultural products and requirements under the National Programme for Organic Production […]

NTPC signs MoU with Ladakh and LAHDC to set up country’s first Green Hydrogen Mobility Project

NEW DELHI: Union Cabinet Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy , R.K . Singh congratulated NTPC , Maharatna PSU under Ministry of Power for signing a MoU with Union Territory of Ladakh and LAHDC to setup the country’s first Green Hydrogen Mobility project, strengthening Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to ensure a carbon […]

Prime Minister dedicates to the Nation the Atal Tunnel

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the World’s longest Highway tunnel – Atal Tunnel at its south portal in Manali today. The 9.02 Km long tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year. Earlier the valley was cut off for about 6 months each year owing to heavy snowfall. The […]

Security scenario in eastern Ladakh at uneasy “no war no peace” status: IAF chief

NEW DELHI:The present security scenario along our northern frontiers is at an uneasy “no war no peace” status, Chief of Air Staff Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria said on Tuesday, referring to the prolonged border row with China in eastern Ladakh. In an address at a conference, Air Chief Marshal Bhadauria said the Indian Air […]

Indian Army thwarts fresh attempts by China’s PLA to change status quo in Pangong lake in Ladakh

NEW DELHI: In a fresh incident in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese PLA carried out “provocative military movements” to “unilaterally” change the status quo on the southern bank of Pangong Tso lake but the attempt was thwarted by the Indian troops, the Army said on Monday. Army Spokesperson Col Aman Anand said troops from China’s People’s […]

India releases maps of newly-created Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

NEW DELHI: On the recommendation of Parliament, the President Ramnath Kovind effectively dismantled Article 370 of the Indian Constitution and gave assent to the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019. Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and supervision of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, the former state of Jammu & Kashmir has been […]

Umang Narula made advisor to Ladakh’s Lieutenant Governor, SS Khandare appointed police head

NEW DELHI: A day before the creation of the Union Territory of Ladakh, the Centre on Wednesday made senior IAS officer Umang Narula advisor to the newly-appointed Lt Governor of the Himalayan region and an Inspector General of Police “head of police”. Umang Narula, a 1989-batch IAS officer, was appointed as advisor of the Lieutenant […]

Expenditure Secretary G C Murmu appointed Lt Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, R K Mathur of Ladakh

NEW DELHI: IAS officers Girish Chandra Murmu and R K Mathur have been appointed the new Lt Governors of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh respectively, an official communication said on Friday. While Murmu, a 1985-batch Gujarat cadre officer, is serving as the Expenditure Secretary in the Union Finance Ministry, Mathur, a 1977-batch officer, has served as the […]

China objects to formation of Ladakh as Union Territory; India hits back

BEIJING/ NEW DELHI: China on Tuesday objected to the formation of Ladakh as Union Territory by India, saying it undermined its territorial sovereignty, evoking a sharp reaction from New Delhi, which asked Beijing to refrain from commenting on its “internal affairs”. With the government bifurcating Jammu and Kashmir into two Union territories –Jammu and Kashmir, […]

Article 370: Jammu and Kashmir to be largest Union Territory, followed by Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Jammu and Kashmir will be the largest union territory (UT) in the country in terms of area once it is carved out, following the Centre’s move to bifurcate the state. Ladakh, will be the second largest UT after it comes to force. The government on Monday revoked Article 370 which gave special status […]

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