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Jammu and Kashmir: Ladakh LG reserves Govt jobs for locals  

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh on Tuesday announced recruitment rules for the newlyestablished Union Territory, reserving the jobs exclusively for the locals. 

Jammu and Kashmir: Ladakh gets Centre's nod fortransmission lines at cost of Rs 1,310cr

Srinagar: The central government has approved intra-state transmission works at a revised cost ofRs 1,309.71 crore to link far-flung villages of Ladakh to the grid and phase out DG setstowards achieving carbon neutrality in the Union Territory, a top official said onSaturday.

Defence ministry gives nod to BRO for construction of all-weather tunnel connecting Manali to Leh

New Delhi/IBNS: The Defence Ministry has green lighted the construction of a 4.25 km tunnel under 5,091m high Shinkun LA pass and given the go-ahead to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for building the all-weather axis which will link Manali to Leh, ensuring connectivity for Indian Army formations in Ladakh sector, said a Hindustan Times report.

11th India-China military level talks on LAC likely on April 9

New Delhi/IBNS: The 11th round of India-China military-level talks will take place on April 9 in which issues like friction at Gogra-Hot Springs, restoring the pre-April 2020 status quo ante, long-standing patrolling issues at Depsang Bulge due to friction in the area during the 2013 stand-off with the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) are likely to be discussed, a Hindustan Times report said referring sources.

Disengagement on all friction points in eastern Ladakh alone will ease border tension, improve overall India-China ties

New Delhi/IBNS: India on Friday called on China to withdraw troops from all friction points in eastern Ladakh along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) and asserted that the disengagement alone will ease tension in the border areas.

Galwan: ITBP jawans celebrate Holi at 17,000 ft altitude

New Delhi/UNI: The Jawans of Indo-Tibetan Border Police on Monday celebrated the festival of colours, Holi, at an altitude of 17,000 feet near Galwan at the India-China border.

Ambassador Vikram Misri meets Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui in Beijing, discuss Ladakh issue

New Delhi/UNI: Ambassador Vikram Misri met Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Luo Zhaohui in Beijing on Friday and stressed the importance of complete disengagement in eastern Ladakh, noting this would help restore peace and tranquility and create conditions for progress in bilateral relations.

China admits casualties in Galwan clash with India

Beijing/IBNS: Eight months after the deadly fight in the border, China on Friday admitted that its five officers and one soldier were killed during the clash with the Indian personnel at the Galwan valley in Ladakh, media reports said.

Why has PM Modi given up Indian territory to China? Rahul Gandhi questions govt

New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to corner the central government over the India-China border faceoff, Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should be accountable to why he had allegedly given up the country's territory to hostile neighbour China in Ladakh.

Assets, liabilities, posts apportioned between UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar: The Finance Department has apportioned assets, rights, liabilities and posts of erstwhile State of Jammu and Kashmir between the Union Territory of J&K and Union Territory of Ladakh.

India hands back apprehended Chinese soldier in eastern Ladakh

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Army on Monday handed back the apprehended Chinese soldier at Chushul-Moldo in eastern Ladakh.

Chinese soldier held on Indian side of the Line of Actual Control

New Delhi: A  Chinese soldier was held by Indian Army personnel on the southern bank of Pangong Tso in Ladakh on Friday, media reports said on Saturday.

Jammu and Kashmir: Govt clears 8 power projects on Indus in Ladakh

 Srinagar: The government has cleared eight hydropower projects of 144 MW on the Indus river and its tributaries in Ladakh, the highest so far, sources in the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Thursday.

Justice Pankaj Mithal to take oath as CJ of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh today

Srinagar: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha will administer oath to Justice Pankaj Mithal as Chief Justice of High Court of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh here on Monday.

ROC J&K, Ladakh celebrates Constitution Day

Srinagar: Constitution Day was celebrated at both the offices of Registrar of Companies, J&K and Ladakh located at Jammu and Srinagar.