Ladakh News

Divisional status to Ladakh: Kargil residents continue protest against naming Leh as headquarters

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has conferred divisional status to Ladakh and making it the third province of the state. The SRO also said Leh would be the divisional headquarters.

Divisional status of Ladakh will boost development: BJP

Senior BJP leader and MLC Chering Dorjay said that the people of Ladakh are celebrating the new division as a gift from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of 'Ladakhi Lunar New Year'.


Ladakh to get its first university

The three functioning degree colleges of Kargil district will be affiliated to the Cluster University of Ladakh with Degree College Leh constituting the lead college, State Administrative Council said.

Mumbai pair scales Khardung La on electric scooters

The pair, who run the YouTube channel ‘MotorOctane’ in which they review vehicles, had approached Indian electric scooter manufacturing firm Okinawa with the idea a few months ago.

IRCTC Tourism offers 7-day trip to Ladakh, check details here

IRCTC Tourism is offering a package tour to Ladakh from Mumbai. Called as 'Magnificent Ladakh', the six nights and seven days package includes Excursion to Sham Valley in Leh, a visit to Nubra Valley and mesmerising Pangong Lake.

Tapestry of Time

The first avant garde textile museum in Ladakh strives to preserve rich Ladakhi art, craft and culture, to promote local artisans and those who practice traditional arts


Armed with 'Himalayan idea', Sonam Wangchuk hopes to bring a paradigm shift in education globally

Rallying for a more contextual and experiential education in the mountains, Wanghcuk on Tuesday called for a need to devise education as per context and hoped that HIAL will break the rigid boxes of conventional thinking

Amid Doklam standoff, MHA asks BRO to build stand-alone road for access to vantage points

MHA officials said the need for this standalone road was initially proposed by the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, which guards the India-China border.

Chinese, Indian Army officials meet after brief clash at Ladakh's Pangong lake; top developments

After the Ladakh incident, when Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hu Chunying was asked for a comment on the same, she replied: “The Chinese side is committed to peace and tranquillity of the China-India border."

Army officials of both countries meet after Chinese soldiers attempt to enter Indian territory in Ladakh

Official sources said the meeting is expected to deliberate on maintaining peace and tranquility along the Sino -India border in Ladakh.