Operation launched to rescue trapped shepherds in Ladakh

Border guarding force ITBP has launched a rescue operation to bring back about 27 shepherds who have been trapped in the icy heights along the Sino-Indian frontier.

Curfew imposed after violence in Zanskar

Curfew was on Wednesday imposed in Zanskar area of Kargil district in Jammu and Kashmir following clashes between two communities in which three persons including a senior official were injured.

BJP to move NHRC against `apathy` of J&K govt towards Zanskar

BJP on Thursday said it will move NHRC
on the "discriminatory policies" of the Jammu and Kashmir
government against the people of Zanskar valley, who are
facing hardships due to the alleged apathy of the authorities.

23 foreigners among 166 killed in Leh cloudburst

Three French nationals, an Italian and a Spaniard were among 23 foreigners killed in cloudburst and flash floods that devastated Leh last Friday even as 73 injured people, including security personnel, were on Tuesday flown out of the region by IAF for medical help.