ladakh

Till now, the administrative affairs of Ladakh were being looked after by divisional administration of the Kashmir Valley. The people of Ladakh, however, for long had been demanding the creation of a separate administrative or revenue division. 

At minus 21.1 degree Celsius, Drass recorded the night's lowest temperature, and the town was coldest in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday the people of Ladakh have set an example in human endeavour and urge for progress that must be followed by those living in Jammu and Kashmir regions. Speaking at the closing ceremony of centenary birth celebrations of the Buddhist spiritual leader, Kashuk Bakula here, Modi said: “Despite …

Lucknow: In an out of the blue incident, once former Pakistani captain Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mohammad Yousuf tried to convert West Indies Cricket legend Brian Lara into Islam. Shocked? The incident happened when West Indies was on a tour of Pakistan and was playing a Test match at Karachi. With an intention of spreading their religious …

Karachi: A senior MQM leader Hasan Zafar Arif has been found dead in a car at a Karachi neighbourhood. The body of Arif, MQM-London’s deputy convener, was recovered from Karachi’s Ilyas Goth area on Sunday, Dawn newspaper quoting police said. He was in his early 70s. The cause of Arif’s death was not known immediately as doctors …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday greeted the Indo-Tibetan Border Police on its raising day, said it has special affinity with the Himalayas and prowess at high altitude operations. “Greetings to ITBP family on their Raising Day. The Force has distinguished itself through its bravery and humanitarian ethos,” Modi said in a tweet. The …

Leh: An Indian Army helicopter crashed near the China border in eastern Ladakh of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday but all its crew and passengers which included the Leh Corps commander and a division commander are safe, army officials said. The chopper, an Advanced Light Helicopter of the Indian Army, crashed at Tsogstalu Helipad in eastern …