Ladakh

  • Chinese nomads pitch tents inside Indian territory with its Army's help 44 minutes ago

    Leh/New Delhi: The stand-off in Demchok area of Ladakh continued for the 10th day on Tuesday with Chinese nomads now reported to have erected tents with the help of Chinese Army inside Indian territory to protest against an ongoing irrigation canal work. As the BJP MP from Ladakh Thupstan Chewang termed the...
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  • News 360: SC asks government to step up relief operation in flood-hit J&K 21 hours 51 minutes ago

    The Supreme Court has expressed concerns on the rescue and relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. The court has said that the state government must provide basic necessities to flood victims. ...
  • Chinese civilians intrude into Ladakh area 23 hours 43 minutes ago

    Leh/New Delhi: Ahead of President Xi Jinping's visit, Chinese civilians in government vehicles have entered Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh and are preventing locals from working on an irrigation project there. The Indian government sought to downplay the reports while maintaining that the boundary question would be discussed with...
  • Ladakh MP says Chinese army creating permanent structures in Indian territory, urges Modi to act Yesterday

    New Delhi: With just two days to go for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to India, the BJP MP from Ladakh, Thupstan Chewang has said that the Chinese army is threatening people living along the Indo-China border, and is encroaching into the Indian territory, "building permanent structures" on the Indian...
  • J&K floods a national disaster, says PM Modi; announces special assistance of Rs 1,000 cr September 7, 2014

    Srinagar: Assuring the people of Jammu and Kashmir of all assistance from the Central government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced a special assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for the flood-affected state. "Centre is in touch with state government. Army, Air force and NDRF are coordinating relief operations in...
  • Forces have not allowed China to encroach our land: Arun Jaitley August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of incursions by Chinese troops, India on Wednesday said that its armed forces were taking "more than adequate" action on such incidents and have not allowed China to encroach any part of its territory. "There have been cases where their patrols have been getting into...
  • Chinese troops enter 25 km deep into Indian territory: reports August 19, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: Chinese troops are reported to have entered 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh where they had pitched their tents in 2013 that had led to a tense three-week standoff. The area is at an altitude of 17,000 feet. The sources said...
  • PM arrives in Leh, Kargil tomorrow on maiden visit August 11, 2014

    Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi embarks on his maiden visit to Leh and Kargil on Tuesday during which he will be meeting Army and IAF personnel besides inaugurating two hydro-power projects and laying a foundation stone for the 349-km Leh-Srinagar transmission line. Modi's visit to the two high-altitude Himalayan town--his second...
  • PM Modi may soon visit Siachen Glacier August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi may soon visit Indian Army's forward posts in the Siachen Glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, during his tour of Ladakh. The Prime Minister is expected to be in Leh and Kargil districts of Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir to dedicate two hydroelectric...
  • Chinese troops violated border pact in June: Jaitley August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese troops violated a border pact signed between the two countries in October last year by tailing Indian troops in Eastern Ladakh in June, prompting India to lodge a protest on the issue, the government told Lok Sabha on Friday. "Since signing of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement (BDCA), Chinese...
  • China enters Indian territory in Ladakh again, Opposition targets PM Modi July 28, 2014

    Ladakh: China has dared India again with another incursion in Ladakh. The Chinese Army has set up tents inside the Indian territory in Demchok in Ladakh. Bharatiya Janata Party MP Thupstan Chhewang said that the Chinese Army has destroyed nomads' tents in the area and have tried to erect their tents....
  • 2,000 people stranded in Leh due to bad weather, many flights cancelled July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Bad weather has grounded 2,000 passengers and tourists in Ladakh. The tourists are stranded at the Leh airport waiting for flights. GoAir has cancelled all its flights with only Jet Airways and Air India operating from Leh. Several tourists complain that they are not getting proper information from the airlines...
  • Ladakh International Film Festival 2014: 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' sweeps awards; Anurag Kashyap, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra skip the closing ceremony July 2, 2014

    Leh: With Iranian, Korean and several competent Indian films being pitted against each other at Ladakh International Film Festival, which concluded recently, one was both surprised and happy to watch 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz' by young Mumbai-based Bhargav Saikai and Sharma sweep top awards. Directed by Ram Ramesh Sharma, 'Kaafiron Ki Namaaz...
  • Ladakh International Film Festival 2014: The complete list of winners July 1, 2014

    Leh: The third edition of the recently-concluded Ladakh International Film Festival screened over 50 films, including Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told', Deepti Naval's 'Do Paise Ki Dhoop, Chaar Aane Ki Baarish', and several Iranian and Korean films, and also included Asia premiere of Anurag Kashyap's...
  • Chinese troops make bids to enter Indian waters in Ladakh: Reports June 29, 2014

    Leh/New Delhi: After making incursion bids in Ladakh through land route, Chinese troops have made several attempts to enter Indian waters at Pangong lake nestled in the higher reaches of Ladakh with the latest incident reported on Friday. According to reports reaching various government agencies, the Army had a face-off with...
  • Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film 'Bollywood: The Greatest Love Story Ever Told' gets huge applause at LIFF June 28, 2014

    Ladakh: The third edition of Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) kicked off on June 27. The ongoing film festival not only offers an interesting mix of international and Indian films, but also saw the participation of several Bollywood stars on Day 1. Besides Govind Nihalani, who heads the jury of the...
  • LIFF: Aamir Khan is our favourite actor, say students in Ladakh June 28, 2014

    Ladakh: It has been years since '3 Idiots' was shot in at Druk White Lotus school in Ladakh, but the memories are still fresh in the minds of the students, who not only got to see the shoot but also managed to get autographs of noted actor Aamir Khan. "I was...
  • Body of 28-year-old MIT graduate found in Ladakh ravine, family says she slipped and fell during her morning run June 23, 2014

    A 28-year-old graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has died in Ladakh, President L Rafael Reif said in an email to the MIT community. Kaitlin R Goldstein was a fourth-year graduate student in architecture and in MIT's Building Technology Program. Her body was found in a ravine below a...
  • Mani Ratnam: Film festivals should not only celebrate cinema, but also encourage cross-cultural interaction June 16, 2014

    Chennai: Ace filmmaker Mani Ratnam, a regular at film festivals across the globe, attends the movie extravaganzas as a movie buff because he feels every film teaches something worthwhile. "Every film you see at a festival teaches you something. Any good film you see gives you enough motivation and adrenaline rush...
  • LIFF 2014: 'Ugly' to premiere, a special retrospective on director Akiro Kurosawa June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The third edition of the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) to be held in Leh June 27-29, will have multiple highlights - while Anurag Kashyap's "Ugly" will have a green carpet premiere, there will be a special retrospective on the globally acclaimed filmmaker Akiro Kurosawa. The focus country for the...
  • LS polls: Nearly 50 per cent turnout in two seats of J&K May 7, 2014

    Updates: 8:00 pm: Nearly 50 per cent voting for two seats in Jammu & Kashmir, according to the Election Commission. 4:49 pm: 32.13 per cent polling registered in Jammu & Kashmir. 1:47 pm: 27 voters exercise their franchise till 1 pm. The voting percentage in Ladakh was 42 per cent, Baramulla 24.5,...
  • UT status to Ladakh will dilute J~~amp;amp;K's special status: Mehbooba Mufti April 16, 2014

    Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday hit out at Congress for including the demand for a Union Territory status to Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, saying such a move will not only divide the state but dilute its special status as well. "Such a move will not only divide Jammu...
  • Chinese troops make fresh attempt to violate border with India March 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Chinese troops made a fresh attempt to violate the border with India in Chumar area in Ladakh. Nearly 20 Chinese soldiers said they were on a reconnaissance mission. They retreated only after the Indo-Tibet Border Police and Army jawans formed a human wall to block them. The incident took...
  • CJ report results in better road connectivity in Ladakh January 6, 2014

    CJ Tashi Namgyal has highlighted many issues facing Ladakh town. His reports have yielded positive results as the road connectivity among other issues have been improved after Tashi took up the issue on the Citizen Journalist show. ...
  • CJ teaser- The best of CJ in 2013 January 4, 2014

    We rewind the year gone by and play the best CJ reports which shook those in power and forced them to act. Catch the Part II of our year end show at 9:30 PM. ...
  • Three Indians apprehended by Chinese troops at LaC December 16, 2013

    New Delhi: In perhaps, what is the first ever such incident along the Line of Actual Control, the Chinese troops apprehended three Indian nationals in Chumar area of Ladakh well inside the Indian territory and took them to their side of the border. The three people had crossed the borders in...
  • J&K: Cold wave continues, night temperature remains below freezing point November 29, 2013

    Cold wave conditions continued in several parts of Kashmir as the weather remained dry and the night temperature in Ladakh region and most parts of the Valley stayed below freezing point. The minimum temperatures are expected to fall further as the MeT Department has said the weather would remain dry for...
  • New Chinese monitoring station in Ladakh November 5, 2013

    With IAF now able to operate C-130 Hercules transport aircraft at high-altitude Daulat Beg Oldie (DBO) sector in Ladakh, China is reported to have built a radar station on its side of the border ostensibly to monitor movement of Indian planes over the area. The structure, according to official sources on...