Tag: BREAKING NEWS

  • Ladakh to organise event from Aug 25-29 to promote domestic tourism

    By  —  Shyamal Sinha Secretary, Tourism & Culture, UT Ladakh, K. Mehboob Ali Khan, chaired a meeting regarding the Tourism event ‘Rejuvenating Tourism: Another Day in Nirvana in Leh-Ladakh’ which is scheduled to be held from 25-29 August. Ladakh’s Department of Tourism will organise an event next week for promoting domestic tourism in Leh, the…

  • Glaciers Melting, Urbanisation: Experts Explain Why Himachal is Seeing Increasing Landslides

      By  — BT NEWSDESK At least 10 persons were killed and about 30 others feared buried under debris after a major landslide trapped a bus and other vehicles in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district on Wednesday, officials said. State Disaster Management director Sudesh Kumar Mokhta said at least 13 persons were pulled out of the…

  • Ladakh Scraps Permit System for Tourists Visiting ‘Protected’ Areas, Some Villages to Stay Out of Bounds

    By  —  Shyamal Sinha Trekking at a monastery can be real fun. Phuktal Monastery, located at the mouth of a grand cave, has its origin dating back to the 16th The Monastery hosts several prayer rooms alongside a main temple, teaching facilities, a library, apartments and kitchen room. Sacred spring and the cave is the…

  • India, China Disengage In Gogra After 12th Round Of Talks

    By  —  Shyamal Sinha Indian and Chinese troops have disengaged from the Gogra area in eastern Ladakh after the 12th round of talks. Indian and Chinese troops have disengaged from the friction point in the Gogra area of eastern Ladakh, where the two sides were locked in a tense military standoff since May 2020, the…

  • Ladakh witnessing rapid development after getting UT status

    Representative Image By  —  Shyamal Sinha Ladakh has been witnessing increased development over the past two years as the government has implemented several development projects that aim to build a green and prosperous future for its residents. New Delhi is focusing on developing Ladakh frontier region that has been neglected for years with new tunnels…

  • India-China wrap up 12th round of military talks on optimistic note

    By  —  Shyamal Sinha Top Indian and Chinese commanders on Saturday met in the Ladakh sector in the latest attempt to reduce border tensions between the two countries amid growing hopes in some quarters of reaching an understanding on the disengagement of rival soldiers from Hot Springs and Gogra on the contested Line of Actual…

  • India, China to Hold 12th Round of Talks Tomorrow

    By   —  Shyamal Sinha The 12th round of Corps Commander level talks between India and China will be held in Moldo on the Chinese side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) around 10:30 am on Saturday. India and China expected to discuss disengagement from the Hot Springs and Gogra Heights areas. India and China…

  • Blinken’s meeting with Dalai Lama representatives riles China

    By  —  Shyamal Sinha Antony John Blinken is an American government official and diplomat serving as the 71st United States secretary of state since January 26, 2021. He previously served as deputy national security advisor from 2013 to 2015 and deputy secretary of state from 2015 to 2017 under President Barack Obama. China on Thursday…

  • Indian Embassy marks the first sermon of Lord Buddha

    Thinley Namgay To celebrate the first sermon of Lord Buddha, the Indian Embassy in Thimphu organised a dialogue on the “relevance of the teachings of Lord Buddha in the age of technology” on July 24. Her Royal Highness Princess Kesang Wangmo Wangchuck graced the event. President of Centre for Bhutan Studies and Gross National Happiness…

  • New US Under Secretary of State appointed, expected to be next Tibet coordinator

    Under Secretary of State Uzra Zeya (Photo/Business Recorder) By –Shyamal Sinha Uzra Zeya worked as a diplomat in the U.S. Foreign Service for 27 years. During the Obama administration, Zeya served as the acting assistant Secretary and principal deputy assistant secretary in the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. She also worked in the Embassy of the United States,…