Ladakh

Earthquake of magnitudes 4.5 jolts Jammu and Kashmir

Earthquake of magnitudes 4.5 jolts Jammu and Kashmir

A moderate intensity earthquake on Monday hit the north Indian state Jammu and Kashmir.

Dec 11, 2017, 06:19 AM IST

Leh records coldest night of season

Leh in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir experienced the coldest night this winter as the minimum temperature there settled over 13 degrees Celsius below the freezing point.

Dec 06, 2017, 11:31 AM IST
Kargil records lowest temperature in J&K

Kargil records lowest temperature in J&K

At minus 10.4, Kargil town in the Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir recorded the lowest temperature on Monday. While the Mata Vaishno Devi base camp town of Katra recorded the highest minimum temperature at 9.5 degrees Celsius.

Nov 27, 2017, 10:45 AM IST
Sub-zero temperatures in Kashmir, Leh coldest

Sub-zero temperatures in Kashmir, Leh coldest

Night temperatures throughout the valley dropped below freezing point on Wednesday as Srinagar witnessed its coldest night of the season at minus two degrees Celsius.

Nov 22, 2017, 10:31 AM IST

Coldest night in Srinagar, Leh frozen at minus 10.2

Srinagar on Tuesday witnessed the coldest night of the season so far as the minimum temperature dropped to minus 1.7 degrees Celsius.

Nov 21, 2017, 10:45 AM IST
BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at 19,300 feet

BRO builds world’s highest motorable road in Ladakh at 19,300 feet

In a major feat, the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has constructed the world's highest motorable road in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, passing through Umlingla Top at a height of over 19,30

Nov 03, 2017, 07:08 AM IST
India, China annual ceremonial border meet cancelled as Beijing didn't send invite

India, China annual ceremonial border meet cancelled as Beijing didn't send invite

The annual ceremonial border personnel meeting (BPM) between India and China has been cancelled off after Beijing did not send an invite for the meet.

Oct 01, 2017, 17:15 PM IST
Air Force rescues injured US citizen from Ladakh

Air Force rescues injured US citizen from Ladakh

A US citizen was rescued by the Indian Air Force.

Sep 27, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

Private schools can't be the answer to the nation's needs: Sonam Wangchuk

"The nation needs masses and government schools are like oceans while private schools are like ponds," Wangchuk, whose education reforms in government schools has been hailed globally, told a CII event here.

Sep 09, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
Army chopper with 14 Corps commander aboard crashes in Ladakh, all safe

Army chopper with 14 Corps commander aboard crashes in Ladakh, all safe

An Indian Army helicopter crashed in Jammu and Kashmir`s Ladakh on Tuesday.

Sep 05, 2017, 19:39 PM IST
Troop 'disengagement' by India, China almost complete at Doklam, says MEA

Troop 'disengagement' by India, China almost complete at Doklam, says MEA

Relations between India and China had dipped to a new low over the stand-off at Doklam,

Aug 28, 2017, 20:47 PM IST
China questions India’s move to build new road in Ladakh, warns of worsening Doklam crisis

China questions India’s move to build new road in Ladakh, warns of worsening Doklam crisis

China on Thursday accused India of contradicting its words with actions after New Delhi decided to build a road around 20 km near Pangong Lake in Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).

Aug 24, 2017, 19:46 PM IST
Doklam row: PLA conducts live-fire drills; Chinese media says military exercises meant to strike awe in India

Doklam row: PLA conducts live-fire drills; Chinese media says military exercises meant to strike awe in India

Amidst a standoff with India in the Doklam sector, the People's Liberation Army's (PLA) Western Theater Command has conducted military exercises, Chinese media has reported.

Aug 22, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

China blames Indian troops for Pangong Lake incident in Ladakh

China on Monday blamed Indian soldiers for "violent action" against its troops during a standoff in Ladakh on August 15 .

Aug 21, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
President Ramnath Kovind to visit Leh tomorrow

President Ramnath Kovind to visit Leh tomorrow

The President will present the President's Colours to the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre and the five battalions of the regiment tomorrow, defence spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia told PTI.

 

Aug 20, 2017, 18:25 PM IST
Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat to take stock of situation at Ladakh on Aug 20

Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat to take stock of situation at Ladakh on Aug 20

According to reports, during his visit, the Army chief would review the status with the local commanders of the Army and Air Force, also taking stock of military preparations in the Eastern Ladakh region

Aug 19, 2017, 23:50 PM IST
Video surfaces of Indian-Chinese soldiers' scuffle in Ladakh

Video surfaces of Indian-Chinese soldiers' scuffle in Ladakh

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.

Aug 19, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to begin three-day visit to Ladakh on Sunday

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat to begin three-day visit to Ladakh on Sunday

During the visit, he will take stock of the security preparedness along the border with China besides, discussing key operational matters with top commander

Aug 19, 2017, 14:13 PM IST
India confirms brief scuffle with Chinese troops in Ladakh, says "such incidents not in interest of either side"

India confirms brief scuffle with Chinese troops in Ladakh, says "such incidents not in interest of either side"

The Indian government on Friday confirmed reports of a brief scuffle between Indian and Chinese troops near Pangong Lake in Ladakh, saying "the incident indeed did take place". 

Aug 18, 2017, 18:56 PM IST

Another India-China flag meeting likely, no date finalised yet

Another flag meeting between India and China may soon be held.

Aug 17, 2017, 21:45 PM IST