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NCST recommends Tribal Area Status for Ladakh

The National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) has written to Union Ministry of Home Affairs and Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs Minister recommending that Ladakh be declared a tribal area under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. Why the Tribal Area Status has been Recommended? Since Article 370 provided a special status to the erstwhile ..

Indian Army team successfully summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773m) on 20thAug 2019

The Indian Army team has successfully summited Mount Leo Pargyil (6773m) on 20thAug 2019 after an extremely challenging climb in harsh weather. They hoisted the National Flag atop Mt Leo Pargyil. The expedition was flagged in by Lieutenant General PM Bali on 31 Aug 2019 at Jhakri near Rampur Bushar. Mt Leo Pargyil is the ..

Indian Air Force (IAF) marks 20th anniversary of Kargil War at Gwalior air base

To commemorate 20 years of Kargil War, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has turned the Gwalior air base virtually into a conflict theatre with dramatic reenactment of some of the milestones of the operation in 1999. In a symbolic ‘recreation’ of the Tiger Hill attack in Jammu and Kashmir’s Drass-Kargil area, the air force used ..

Indian Air Force airlifted passengers to and fro Kargil

Indian Air Force has airlifted 187 stranded passengers to and fro Kargil in Jammu and Kashmir. Air Force airlifted 71 passengers from Jammu to Kargil, 69 from Srinagar to Kargil, 27 from Kargil to Srinagar and 20 from Kargil to Jammu. The AN-32 Kargil courier service operates regularly to provide the stranded passengers of Ladakh ..

2019 Dard Aryan Festival (Aryan Utsav) held in New Delhi,

The Dard Aryan Tribe of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region known for its liberal customs and ornate costumes is struggling to keep its vibrant cultural legacy alive. Recently, at the 2019 Dard Aryan Festival (Aryan Utsav) in New Delhi, the delegation of the Dard Aryans has requested the Central government to make serious interventions. The ..