Friday, 31 March, 2023

Topic: Ladakh

2 dead, 10 injured after BRO tipper truck overturns in Ladakh, Rajnath Singh expresses grief

The incident took place in the Sasoma-Saser La area of Ladakh on Wednesday while road construction was underway, said officials. Singh condoled 'the loss of precious lives' in a tweet.

Between China, climate change & development, Ladakhi nomads are losing grip on their land

With their access to grazing lands reduced due to climate factors and the army's security concerns, the Changpa nomads worry for their livelihood and the health of their livestock.

No war no peace in PP15 but China wants more in Depsang Plains, Charding-Ninglung Nala

Sumdorong Chu confrontation that happened under Rajiv Gandhi took 9 yrs for status quo restoration; movement on PP15 13 months.

China lowered the gun for Modi-Xi Uzbekistan meet. India can’t take its eyes off the barrel yet

Despite ban on Chinese applications and border disputes, China-India economic relations have expanded.

Melting glaciers, water scarcity, exodus: How climate change reality is biting Ladakh villages

Global warming has been leading to melting glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan Range, where Ladakh’s located. This has caused a water crisis in the region.

After ‘freak accident’, it’s full steam ahead for India’s 1st geothermal power project in Ladakh

Among the least polluting sources of energy, the geothermal plant project in Ladakh has great potential, but environmentalists and locals remain concerned.

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.

India and China Air Forces hold maiden talks in Ladakh as LAC tension escalates to sky

Chinese aircraft have repeatedly breached agreed positions along the LAC, while Indian Air Force continue with forward deployment in areas close to it.

China Air Force’s behaviour with 3 countries has a pattern. India’s air assets must catch up

Chinese aircraft encounters point to an emerging pattern in East Asia. But in the high Himalayas over Ladakh, India's lack of allies is concerning.

Ladakh monastery head wants Dalai Lama’s birthday, 6 July, to be holiday in UT, writes to L-G

Citing 'debt of gratitude' Tibetan Buddhists in Ladakh owe Dalai Lama, Kushok Thiksay, head of Thiksay monastery and a former Rajya Sabha MP, wrote to Lieutenant-Governor Monday.

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Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.