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BJP drops incumbent MP, fields Tashi Gyalson for Ladakh Lok Sabha Polls

BJP has fielded Tashi Gyalson for 2024 Parliament polls from Ladakh, dropping sitting MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal. Tashi Gyalson’s candidature was announced by BJP’s Chief Election Committee on Tuesday. Gyalson who is a lawyer by profession is currently the chairman-cum-chief...

Srinagar-Kargil highway remains closed for 4th day, drivers aghast

Drivers and passengers en-route to Kargil and Leh have expressed resentment over the continuous closure of the Srinagar-Kargil highway. Srinagar-Kargil highway remained closed for traffic on Wednesday for the fourth consecutive day. Taxi drivers staged a protest in Sonamarg accusing...

CPI(M) stands in solidarity with the people of Ladakh

CPI(M) leader Muhammad Yousuf Tarigami on Wednesday said that we never desired for Ladakh to be separated from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Yet, it happened abruptly against our wishes. While a faction of society in Leh was...

Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s birth day celebrated with gaiety in Kashmir

The 555th birthday of Guru Nanak Dev, founder of Sikhism was celebrated on Monday with religious fervor and gaiety in the Kashmir valley. Besides LG Manoj Sinha, leaders of different political parties greeted the Sikh community on the occasion. Members of...

Boeing and Learning Links Foundation launch Veteran Skilling Program for Indian Army servicemen in Ladakh

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Boeing India, along with Learning Links Foundation (LLF) announced the expansion of their Veteran Skilling Program to Ladakh, India. Funded by Boeing, the program aims to empower ex-Indian Army veterans in Ladakh with employment skills, helping...

JK Special Scholarship Scheme: Students face difficulties, appeal to GoC Chinar Corps to resolve matter in their interest

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT Examination for under and post-graduate courses under the Jammu Kashmir Special Scholarship Scheme for the students is going to be held on 9 August this month, however, much chagrin to the students, this year, vacancies have...

NIA raids Khurram Parvez’s under-construction property in Central Kashmir

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has raided the under-construction property of jailed human rights activist Khurram Parvez in Dhondosa village of Central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Earlier, his Sonwar Srinagar-based office was also raided in connection with an...

Gumri Avalanche: Six people rescued, vehicles retrieved

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT At least six persons including five drivers have been rescued after a massive snow avalanche hit five vehicles yesterday near Shaitan Nallah Gumri area of Drass Kargil. SSP Kargil Inayatullah Chowdary told news agency Kashmir News Trust...

Snow avalanche hits 5 vehicles near Gumri, ‘People on board rescued: SSP Kargil

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT At least five vehicles on way to Kargil from Sonamarg came under a snow avalanche on Sunday afternoon near ‘Sahiatan Nallah’ Gumri. Shaitan Nallah Gumri area falls between Zojila and Drass. The vehicles mostly trucks that came under...

Massive protest in Leh in favor of rape victim

KASHMIR NEWS TRUST #KNT People from all walks of life held a protest rally in Leh Division of Ladakh demanding fast-track justice for the minor rape victim. The rally was attended by political leaders, civil society, school children, government employees, and...

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