Leh News

Site decided, Govt clears mega solar project in Leh and Kargil

The first package was to be set up in the areas tentatively identified in Zanskar sub-division and Taisuru block of Kargil district.

At a Leh tribal fair, the region's women entrepreneurs hope to discover India

Showcasing their wares at a tribal fair in Leh, women from Ladakh look to expand their markets


An exhibition of photo books explores the fault lines of physical and mental borders

Debashish Borah’s collection of photographs on Turtuk, titled “The Land with Pakistani Trees”, will be on display at a photo book exhibition, “Swim Across”, at TIFA Working Studios in Pune on August 24 and 25.

Planning a trip to Leh-Ladakh? Here are things you should do while travelling

Located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh is globally renowned as a cold desert and is also popular for its Buddhist monasteries.

Colonel airlifted to Chandigarh after he shoots himself in chest near Leh

Initial reports suggested that the Colonel was to be given medical help for being dependent upon alcohol and that he shot himself before he could be shifted to the nearest military hospital.

This proposed train project from Delhi to Leh will cut the travel time by half

The proposed railway project will let you enjoy a train ride from Delhi to Leh within 20 hours, the current duration being 40 hours. This will cut the time duration by 50 percent.


J-K: Leh, Kargil experience coldest night of season

Kashmir is currently under the grip of 'Chillai-Kalan' – the 40-day harshest period of winter when the chances of snowfall are most frequent and maximum and the temperature drops considerably.

Mercury rises in parts of Kashmir; Leh coldest in J&K

Along with Kargil, the south Kashmir town of Kokernag was the other place in Kashmir division where the night temperature went down.

Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on 2-day visit to Leh

Defence sources said Army Chief General Bipin Rawat would be briefed about general security situation along Line of Actual Control with China and operational preparedness of troops deployed there. He is likely to visit forward areas during his stay.

As leaders talk, soldiers face off at Chumar on LAC

India has ramped up defences in Ladakh since the 2013 face-off, moving an armoured regiment with 46 tanks to join the Kiari-based 70 Brigade.

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Narendra Modi visits Leh, says Pak waging proxy war

Narendra Modi also dedicated the 45 MW Nimoo Bazgo Hydroelectric Project to the nation.