Ladakh

  • China enters Indian territory in Ladakh again, Opposition targets PM Modi 2 days ago

    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...
  • Women filmmakers capable of making hardcore films: Aparna Sen September 16, 2013

    Leh: Veteran actress-director Aparna Sen feels women filmmakers are equally talented to make hardcore films like action and war, as their male counterparts. Aparna, 67, is the winner of three National Film Awards and eight international film festival awards. She is the jury chairperson of Ladakh International film festival this...
  • 'The Frontier Gandhi' gets standing ovation at Ladakh Film Fest September 15, 2013

    Leh: 'The Frontier Gandhi - Badshah Khan, a Torch for Peace', a documentary about Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, the founder of a pacifist movement among Pakhtuns, had its first screening in the country Saturday at the ongoing Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) and got a standing ovation. 'The Frontier Gandhi', which...
  • Gulzar opens Ladakh film fest, Omar Abdullah absent September 13, 2013

    Leh: Noted lyricist-writer-filmmaker Gulzar Friday lit the lamp to open the second edition of the Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) here in Jammu and Kashmir Friday in the presence of other film icons, ministry dignitaries and officials. However, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who was slated to be...
  • Not an inch of territory will be ceded to China: Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Under all-round attack, government on Friday told Parliament that not an inch of the country's territory will be ceded to China and the army is free to act in case of any dispute. Defence Minister AK Antony said capacities, including military capabilities, are rapidly being built along the Line...
  • NSAB report didn't say China intruded into India: Antony September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The issue of Chinese border incursion rocked Parliament on Friday with parties demanding the government's statement. Defence Minister AK Antony clarified that the National Security Advisory Board chairman Shyam Saran in his report to the Prime Minister's Office did not say that China has occupied any part of...
  • National Security Advisory Board chief denies Chinese incursion reports September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: National Security Advisory Board chief Shyam Saran denied media reports about Chinese incursions along the Line of Actual Control on Thursday. According to media reports an official NSAB probe report submitted to the Prime Minister's Office had said that Indian troops are not being allowed to patrol the...
  • Chinese troops not allowing India to patrol LAC: Reports September 5, 2013

    The National Security Advisory Board in its report on Chinese incursion has pointed out that the Indian troops are not allowed to patrol the Line of Actual Control (LAC), said reports. The report submitted to PMO says that the 640 sq km of Indian territory has been occupied by China. However,...
  • 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' to be screened at Ladakh film fest August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' and documentary 'The Frontier Gandhi: Badshah Khan, a Torch for Peace' will be screened as a part of the Green Carpet Premiere at the second edition of Ladakh International Film Festival (LIFF) to be held at Leh in Jammu and Kashmir next month. "We are pleased...
  • Chinese incursions won't be dealt with through diplomatic routes: MEA August 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Amidst reports of fresh incursions Chinese troops into the Indian territory in the Chagalgam area of Arunachal Pradesh, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the matter will not be taken up via diplomatic channels."We do not take up non events in diplomatic practice. What has happened...
  • IAF lands Super Hercules at the highest airstrip in the world August 20, 2013

    Ladakh: The Indian Air Force on Tuesday landed a C130J-30 Super Hercules aircraft at the world's highest airstrip - the Daulat Beg Oldie in Jammu and Kashmir. The landing is very significant as it is a major show of strength by the IAF in a region where the Chinese troops...
  • Army troops sight UFO in Ladakh again August 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian Army troops have sighted mysterious unidentified flying objects (UFOs) in the Ladakh sector along the Line of Actual Control with China. On August 4, the UFO was sighted by Army troops in Lagan Khel area in Demchok in Ladakh area in the evening and a report was sent...
  • CJ Appeals for Better Roads in Ladakh August 11, 2013

    CJ Tashi reveals the sad state of roads and transport in Ladakh. ...