Leh

J&K floods: AI evacuates 700 stranded people from Valley

S700 people stranded due to devastating floods in Jammu and Kashmir were today evacuated by Air India which operated eight flights to Srinagar and two to Leh.

J&K floods: Airlines mull seeking relief from govt for rescue work

Indian carriers participating in the evacuation of stranded people in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir may formally urge the government to exempt them from paying aeronautical charges and also seek lower fuel costs for these operations, airline sources said on Sunday.

Gradual improvement in telecom services in flood-hit Kashmir

Telecom services in flood-hit Kashmir Valley are slowly being restored with BSNL resuming connectivity to 7,000 landline phones and 14 mobile towers in Srinagar city.

Pak`s mere denial will not drive away our concerns about terrorism: MEA

After Pakistan rejected Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s accusation that the South Asian country is waging a proxy war against India, the MEA said that the PM was articulating the core concerns in our relationship with Pakistan.

Pakistan rejects Narendra Modi`s accusation of proxy war

Pakistan rejected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s accusation that the South Asian country is waging a proxy war against India.

Pakistan violates ceasefire again, 1 Indian jawan injured

In the sixth ceasefire violation in the past three days, Pakistani troops fired on Indian forward posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, injuring one Indian soldier.

India to be self-reliant in defence manufacturing: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government is committed to make India self-reliant in defence manufacturing.

PM Narendra Modi criticises Pakistan`s proxy war

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned the "continuing proxy war by Pakistan".

PM to dedicate to the nation 2 hydel projects in J&K on Tuesday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation two hydel power projects in Leh and Kargil in Jammu & Kashmir on Tuesday.

Ahead of PM Narendra Modi`s visit, Army Chief Dalbir Singh visits Ladakh

Gearing up for Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s Kargil and Ladakh visit in the poll bound state of Jammu and Kashmir, where he will address public rallies and will also inaugurate a power transmission project on August 12, Army chief Dalbir Singh arrived here on Sunday on a three-day visit.

Richard Gere in Leh for Dalai Lama`s discourses

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

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

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

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

Deepti Naval to shoot film in Leh

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

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

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

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

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.

One killed, four injured in Leh blast

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.