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International Day of Yoga’s main national event to be held in Leh

The main national event for the sixth International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2020 will be held on June 21 at Leh in Ladakh. This national event is expected to be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first time the event is taking place in such a high altitude location like Leh. Last year, the ..

Palla’s Cats

Lack of records on the status of Palla’s Cat population in Ladakh is impeding the conservation of this small felid species. About the Animal: It is a small wild cat found in grassland and montane steppe habitats in Asia. It is also called ‘Manul’ or Otocolobus manul. They are solitary animals with dense fur. It ..

Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh conducts Great Backyard Bird count exercise

The Great Backyard Bird count exercise was recently carried out by the Wildlife Conservation and Birds Club of Ladakh. During the exercise, two new bird species namely ‘Red Throated Thrush and Plumbeous Water Redstart’ have been found for the first time in Ladakh Region. Bird and wildlife experts have counted and recorded a total of ..

Indian Army Red team wins 9th National Ice Hockey Championship

At the 9th National Ice Hockey Championship recently held, the Indian Army Red team lifted the National Championship title. They defeated the Indo Tibetan Border Police team in the hard-fought final to bag the title. The Army Red team had players from the Ladakh Scouts Regiment. 12 teams including Maharashtra, Haryana, Ladakh, Chandigarh, ITBP and ..

Sixth Schedule Area Status proposed for Ladakh

The Union Tribal Affairs Ministry of India in order to look after all the requirements that will be needed to preserve and enrich the legacy of the newly formed Union territory of Ladakh has proposed the Sixth Schedule Area status for Ladakh. The Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda on Friday, 24th January 2020 announced ..

Maharashtra Dominates 3rd Edition of Khelo India Youth Games

The Team of Maharashtra dominated the Khelo India Youth Games by clinching the overall trophy for the second time with a huge haul of 256 medals, including 78 gold and 77 silver. Maharashtra improves upon its last year’s performance when it topped the table with 228 medals. The trophy was presented to Maharashtra by the ..

NITI Aayog and Ladakh Administration entered into an MoU

The policy think tank for the Government of India, NITI Aayog and the administration of the newly formed Union Territory of Ladakh has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday, 17 January 2020 under which through the key initiative of NITI Aayog-Development Support Services to States for Infrastructure Projects (D3S-i), the Union territory ..

Food Processing Summit in Ladakh organized on Thursday

To attract investors to the region, Union Territory Ladakh is hosting the first-ever Food Processing Summit which is organized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry under the Union Territory Administration of Ladakh. The event efforts for encouraging the young generation for becoming entrepreneurs and in initiating StartUps ..