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Srinagar: The Government of India on Monday informed the Upper House of Parliament that it is focusing on fictional training of locals for which funds have been allocated to 24 training centres in which 2,267 trainees have been trained so far in Ladakh Union Territory. The Information was shared by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship in Rajya Sabha in response to the questions including whether GoI proposes to focus on vocational and technical…

Srinagar: With very few educational institutions set up in Kargil district of Ladakh, Narendra Modi led government has once again ignored Kargil and proposed to establish a Central University of Ladakh in Leh district thus pushing the people of Kargil to the wall of despair. Ladakh which comprises two districts Leh and Kargil, is now being recognised as a separate Union territory after the abrogation of article 370. It was a long pending demand of…

Army to complete evacuation process in 6 months time Substitute land to be provided at Maratha Unit Kurbathang, Mulbekh Kargil: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the LAHDC Kargil and the Army to evacuate the Kargil Lower Plateau. The MoU was signed between the Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Baseer ul Haq Choudhary on behalf of the LAHDC, Kargil and Brigade Commander, 121 Infantry Division Brigadier Vivek Bakshi on behalf of the…

Ladakh: A year after the bifurcation of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, the youth of Ladakh are crying for job opportunities as the region is witnessing a surge in the unemployment scale. The residents believe that the recruiting board in the newly created Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh have been rendered dysfunctional for a year now and no new job placements are taking place. The worried youth said that for the past one…

Srinagar: The President of India has empowered the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Union Territory to exercise the powers and functions exercised by the State government under “The Protection of Human Rights Act-1993”. “In pursuance of clause (1) of article 239 of the Constitution, the President hereby directs that the powers and functions of the State Government under the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993 shall, subject to the control of the President and until further…

The eighth round of Corps Commander-level talks is set to be held between the Indian Army and the Chinese PLA today. During the talks, the Indian Army will press for comprehensive disengagement of troops by the Chinese PLA from all the friction points in eastern Ladakh. The talks are slated to begin at 9:30 am in Chushul on the Indian side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, the sources said on…