Ladakh

EXPOSED: Sonam Wangchuk’s protest a coverup for his ‘misdeeds’?

Villagers of Phyang demand the cancellation of 1200 kanals of land allotted to Wangchuk. They also claim his projects harm the environment

J&K and Ladakh High Court gets its first Buddhist Chief Justice

Justice Tashi has the distinction of being the first person from UT of Ladakh to be appointed as Judge of the High Court of J&K and Ladakh. He was appointed as an additional judge of the High Court in March 2013 and was made a permanent judge in May 2014.

Israeli Gasps For Breath On Ladakh Mountain; IAF Comes To Rescue

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Saturday rescued an Israeli national from a high-altitude area in Ladakh after he suffered from acute mountain sickness and had difficulty in breathing. The Army said on Saturday that 114 Helicopter Unit received a call for Casevac (Casualty Evacuation) from Nimaling Camp near Markha valley. Noam Gil, an Israeli

Kargil Vijay Diwas: 23 Yrs On, Ladakh Men Serve As Porters To Army

DRASS/KARGIL: A lot had changed since 1999 when Pakistan cast its evil eyes on India. However, the memories of the Kargil war still linger in the minds of the locals, many of whom provided logistical support to the brave Indian soldiers who faced the bullets of the Pakistan army intruders. The New Indian visited the

Why Terrorism In India Would Be Difficult To Control

With the recent spike in terrorist activities in Kashmir, it looks like the ‘good times’ ushered by the abrogation of Article 370 are over. It was an optimistic three-year phase that speculated about all that was bright in the future of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh: people empowerment, equity and fairness, comprehensive development, a three-tier system

India, China Hold Border Talks

NEW DELHI: Amid growing tension between India and China, owing to the latter’s military assertiveness, the countries on Tuesday held the latest round of border talks to discuss the continuing border standoff in Eastern Ladakh. Naveen Srivastava, additional secretary East Asia, Ministry of External Affairs and Hong Liang, director-general of the Boundary & Oceanic Department