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Five dead in avalanche in Ladakh, search continues for 7 missing

Five dead in avalanche in Ladakh, search continues for 7 missing

Five people died after getting buried under snow while seven others are still missing on Friday after an avalanche hit three vehicles at Khardung La in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. The mishap in the mountainous pass occurred when two trucks and an SUV were being loaded with snow, Army officials said. The avalanche

Road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed

Only road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed for winter season

Road linking Kashmir, Ladakh region closed: The 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir, has been closed for winter months while Kashmir highway was through for traffic despite rain. The road link connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir has been officially closed from Sunday for winter months. Notably, Zojila Pass on the highway receives

North India experiences chilly weather

North India experiences chilly weather

North India experiences chilly weather: The North Indian Plains have been witnessing dry weather conditions for quite some time now. Rainfall activity has been on the backseat for the entire region including the states of Punjab, Haryana and Western parts of Uttar Pradesh.December nights are becoming colder for Punjab and Haryana with minimums even dropping

Leh coldest place in Valley

Srinagar, Dec 1 (PTI) Leh coldest place in Valley. Leh in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir was the coldest recorded place in the state as the mercury settled several degrees below the freezing point there. Most places in the valley also witnessing a decrease in the night temperature. Leh town recorded a low of

Gurudwara Pathar Sahib

Read when can you visit Gurudwara Pathar Sahib and other places in Ladakh

The barren, beautiful landscape of Ladakh has hosted a growing number of tourists and travelers in the past few decades. The lonely mountains, still Pangong Tso Lake and ancient monasteries draw plenty of tourists to the place. Ladakh was once a getaway for travelers to escape the crowds, but it has become a popular tourist

Doklam effect: India plans to develop more airfields along China border in Ladakh

Doklam effect: India plans to develop more airfields along China border in

Top Five Evening News Daily Post India

Top Five Evening News Daily Post

Climate change is real and it has reached Ladakh

DP Correspondent Green drive launched by army years ago in the arid desert of Ladakh has become a cause of worry for the residents as floods and heavy rains that were never witnessed in the area have become a yearly affair. Flash floods caused due to cloud burst in 2010 had claimed hundreds of lives.

World’s only donkey sanctuary in Ladakh cries for financial help

World’s only donkey sanctuary in Ladakh cries for financial

Manmohan to lead Congress panel to Kashmir next month

Manmohan lead Congress panel Kashmir next month. HighLIGHTS: -Manmohan Singh likely to be accompanied by Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ambika Soni, will visit Jammu on September 10 – Mir said Singh and other members of the team would meet party leaders and workers. – ‘Singh-led team would also

China blames Indian troops for Pangong Lake incident in Ladakh

Beijing, Aug 21, China blames Indian troops for Pangong Lake incident in Ladakh. China today blamed Indian soldiers for “violent action” against its troops during a standoff at Pangong Lake in Ladakh on August 15 leading to scuffles and stone pelting, and has lodged a protest with India. Indian border guards had foiled an attempt

Army chief visit Ladakh

Army chief to visit Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat will on Sunday begin a three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh, which saw a scuffle and stone-throwing between Indian and Chinese troops, informed sources said. Gen. Rawat will review the security in the area, and also grant an award to a unit. Army chief visit Ladakh.The scuffle occurred on Tuesday when Chinese soldiers

Mehbooba welcomes Dalai Lama to Leh

Leh, Jul 30 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, who is currently on a visit to Leh in connection with an annual Buddhist function. At gathering here, the chief minister highlighted the pluralistic ethos of Jammu and Kashmir and described it as the abode of different faiths

Night temperatures rise across Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar:There was huge improvement in thenight temperature across Kashmir division, including Ladakh region, even as some places in the Valley received rains overnight. The Meteorological Department (MeT) has forecast scattered to widespread rainfall or snow over five days from today. The minimum temperature at most places in Kashmir settled above the freezing point last night,

Minimum temperatures increase across Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar: Overnight rains at many places andfresh light snowfall in Gulmarg led to an increase in the minimum temperatures across the Valley and Ladakh region, with the mercury settling above the freezing point at most places. There was fresh light snowfall of about 1.5 inch at Gulmarg in north Kashmir last night, an official of

PDP expels Leh dist chief for demanding UT status for Ladakh

Srinagar: PDP today expelled its districtpresident for Leh Tashi Gyalson from the basic membership of the party for signing a memorandum demanding Union Territory status for Ladakh, saying that under no circumstances will it endorse any move aimed at dividing the state. The head of PDP’s Disciplinary Committee Abdul Rehman Veeri expelled Gyalson for violating the

Ladakh has suffered years of neglect: Buddhist monk

Leh: Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir has suffered from years of neglect from the central government and ministers from Delhi come and make sweet promises only to forget, a top Buddhist monk has said. Bhikkhu Sanghasena, founder and spiritual director of Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre, made the remarks here on Tuesday evening in the

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Oil tanker owners suspend supplies to Kashmir, Ladakh

Jammu: Oil tanker operators supplying petroleum products to Kashmir and Ladakh went on an indefinite strike on Sunday, alleging that they were being targeted by mobs in the Valley. “In view of repeated attacks on the oil tankers and merciless beating of drivers and cleaners by miscreants in the Valley, all Jammu and Kashmir oil

Army flags off national integration tour for Ladakh students

Jammu: A National Integration Tour (NIT) wastoday flagged off by the Army from Leh to Chandigarh and Amritsar in North India under ‘Operation Sadbhavana’. The educational-cum-motivational tour comprising 15 students of Nari Niketan and Bal Ashram was flagged off by GOC ‘Fire & Fury Corps’ from Leh to Chandigarh and Amritsar, a Defence spokesman said.