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IAF using WW-II era lighting system at Leh airbase: CAG

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 23:33

Indian Air Force uses a World War-II era lighting system for the landing of fighter and transport aircraft at the Leh airbase at night due to lack of any facility for advanced airfield lighting, CAG pointed out on Friday.

Richard Gere in Leh for Dalai Lama`s discourses

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 11:58

Hollywood actor Richard Gere is in Leh, the main town of the mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, to attend to Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama`s discourses, event organisers said Monday.

Manali-Leh deluxe bus service restarted

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 11:25

A deluxe bus service that connects this Himachal Pradesh town to Leh in Jammu and Kashmir restarted after remaining closed for over seven months due to snowfall, an official said.

Asian premiere of `Bollywood - The Greatest Love Story...` held in Leh

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 14:06

The setting was perfect - an amphitheatre in a school with mountains on all four sides, a pitch dark sky with countless stars twinkling away and the screening of a film - the Asian premiere of `Bollywood - The Greatest Love Story Ever Told`, a colourful `thali` full of everything Hindi cinema stands for, couldn`t have been in a more apt ambience.

Fresh Chinese incursion into Indian territory in Ladakh

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 09:57

There are reports of a fresh Chinese incursion into the Indian territory in Ladakh.

Deepti Naval to shoot film in Leh

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:40

Veteran actress Deepti Naval, who is here for the third Ladakh International Fillm Festival, says she has movie a script in mind that she`d love to shoot in the fascinating landscape here.

Arshad, Amit plan road trip to Leh

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 19:36

Actors Amit Sadh and Arshad Warsi, who will be seen together in Shubhash Kapoor`s `Guddu Rangeela`, share a lot of similar interests including biking. And the duo are planning a road trip from here to Leh in August.

Punjab CM flags off bike expedition to Leh-Ladakh

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 15:42

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday flagged off an expedition to Leh-Ladakh by a group of 25 student bikers of a state university.

Dalai Lama to take part in `Kalachakra` ceremony in Leh

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 18:46

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will participate in the `Kalachakra` (Wheel of Time) ceremony and pray for world peace in the mountainous district of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir next month, an aide said Tuesday.

`Czech Castles` exhibition begins in Leh

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 22:51

The 87-day exhibition "Czech Castles", a part of cultural projects of Czech Republic`s embassy in India, commenced in Leh district of frontier Ladakh region on Friday.

Manali-Leh highway opened for traffic

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 23:12

After seven months of snow clearing, Border Roads Organization (BRO) on Sunday opened Manali-Leh National Highway, considered one of the highest highways of the world.

One killed, four injured in Leh blast

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 12:37

One person was killed and four injured in Jammu and Kashmir`s Leh town when a shell went off while labourers were collecting scrap, police said.