ladakh

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 …

New Delhi: Days after Indian and Chinese troops got involved in a shuffle in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh, a video of the stone pelting surfaced on Saturday, but army sources however said they cannot confirm its authenticity. The video shows soldiers pelting stones at each other and getting involved in fisticuffs by the bank of …

New Delhi: A brief scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops was reported from Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, informed sources said, even as Army officials in Delhi refused comment. The Chinese soldiers are said to have attempted to cross the Line of Actual Control near Pangong lake, but were stopped by Indian …

Leh:  The little-known Brokpa tribals of Ladakh, who claim to have been vegans for some 2,200 years of their existence, are slowly opting for an alternative diet including dairy products, eggs and meat, thanks to climate change. Climate change has made summer and winter warmer and seen the advent of pests, leading to a significant drop …