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    Ladakh

    Ladakh is a region in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir that currently extends from the Siachen Glacier in the Karakoram range to the main Great Himalayas to the south, inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan descent.

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    No skirmish, matter got resolved: Jaishankar on India-China face-off in Ladakh
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    No skirmish, matter got resolved: Jaishankar on India-China face-off in Ladakh

    External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Tuesday said that the recent face-off between Indian troops and their Chinese counterparts in Ladakh was not a skirmish and the incident happened due to differing perceptions of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) between the two sides.

    How movement was relaxed stepwise by government in Valley
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    How movement was relaxed stepwise by government in Valley

    The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that Section 144 of Code of Criminal Procedure have been relaxed in 88.57 per cent police stations of the Kashmir Valley.

    10% mobiles in Kashmir, 100% landlines working in J&K: Centre to SC
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    10% mobiles in Kashmir, 100% landlines working in J&K: Centre to SC

    The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that 10 per cent mobile phones were operational in the Kashmir division, and 100 per cent landlines were operational in districts in Jammu and Ladakh Division.

    Buddhist carnival in Leh monastery to see minimum plastic use
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    Buddhist carnival in Leh monastery to see minimum plastic use

    A grand carnival of Buddhist spirituality, culture and tradition beginning at the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage here on Monday will see the minimum use of single-use plastic with an aim to reduce carbon footprints in the Himalayas, organisers said on Sunday.

    Carnival of Buddhist spirituality set to begin in Leh
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    Carnival of Buddhist spirituality set to begin in Leh

    A carnival of Buddhist spirituality, culture and tradition, and a grand congregation of Drukpa masters, will begin from Monday at the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage here, the largest such in the Himalayas.

    Indian, Chinese troops engage in heated exchange in Ladakh area
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    Indian, Chinese troops engage in heated exchange in Ladakh area

    Indian and Chinese troops were engaged in a heated exchange on the northern bank of Pangong Tso Lake in Ladakh but disengaged after holding talks.

    Residents of the region happy with Center's decision: J-K police chief
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    Residents of the region happy with Center's decision: J-K police chief

    Jammu and Kashmir, Director-General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh on Tuesday stated that residents of the region right from the innermost areas of Ladakh to those staying near the border with Pakistan is happy with the Center's decision of abrogating Article 370.

    Ladakhis don't want to be swamped by outsiders
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    Ladakhis don't want to be swamped by outsiders

    Over a month after Ladakh got the Union Territory status, anxiety has replaced initial excitement. The fear of "outsiders" threatening the existence of locals has gripped the streets of Leh.

    J-K: 8-member expedition of Indian Army scales 8 of the world's highest passes
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    J-K: 8-member expedition of Indian Army scales 8 of the world's highest passes

    An eight-member expedition of the Indian Army Medical Corps (AMC) scaled eight of the world's highest passes and rode over 1500 kilometres in Ladakh as a part of the AMC Motorcycle Expedition, the Indian Army said on Saturday.

    '3 idiots' fame Wangdu seeks preservation of Ladakhi culture
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    '3 idiots' fame Wangdu seeks preservation of Ladakhi culture

    Expressing concern over the lack of adequate basic facilities to cater to the growing number of tourists in Leh town of Ladakh, Sonam Wangchuk popularly known as Phunsuk Wangdu from the movie '3 idiots' met Union Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel in Leh.

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