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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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    2G to be back in Jammu, broadband in Kashmir from Wednesday (2nd Lead)
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    2G to be back in Jammu, broadband in Kashmir from Wednesday (2nd Lead)

    The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday announced that 2G mobile connectivity will be restored in five districts of the Jammu region from Wednesday, whilebroadband facilities will be provided to "all the institutions dealing with essential services" as well as hospitals, banks and hotels among others.

    Over 32 snow slides near army posts in J&K, 10 dead (3rd Lead)
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    Over 32 snow slides near army posts in J&K, 10 dead (3rd Lead)

    Over 32 snow slides and avalanches were reported in the vicinity of army posts in Jammu & Kashmir in the last 48 hours in which two Army soldiers and a Border Security Force (BSF) trooper lost their lives, the Indian Army said on Tuesday.

    Rally in Ladakh demands UT be included in Sixth Schedule
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    Rally in Ladakh demands UT be included in Sixth Schedule

    Hundreds of people participated in a rally in Ladakh here on Sunday demanding the inclusion of new Union Territory in the sixth schedule of the Constitution, to ensure the protection of resources and cultural identity of the region.

    Utilise this democracy, do not misuse it, says Ladakh MP Tsering Namgyal over JNU violence
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    Utilise this democracy, do not misuse it, says Ladakh MP Tsering Namgyal over JNU violence

    Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal condemned the violence which had broken out on the campus of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) on January 5 and said that democratic rights in the country should be utilised and not 'misused'.

    Working on a blueprint for the overall development of Ladakh, says Lt Gov RK Mathur
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    Working on a blueprint for the overall development of Ladakh, says Lt Gov RK Mathur

    The first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh, Radha Krishna Mathur said that the administration is in the process of making a blueprint to ensure the overall development of the region.

    Uniform stamp duty for all deals via exchanges notified
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    Uniform stamp duty for all deals via exchanges notified

    The government has notified uniform stamp duty rates "much lower than earlier" across states for trading in stocks, derivatives, currencies and commodities.

    J&K leaders seek statehood, domicile rights
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    J&K leaders seek statehood, domicile rights

    A group of political leaders in Jammu & Kashmir have proposed a set of measures to the Lieutenant Governor for restoring normalcy including restoration of statehood and establishment of a Legislative Council.

    Ladakh LG greets people on Losar; says new era of prosperity, development awaits region
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    Ladakh LG greets people on Losar; says new era of prosperity, development awaits region

    Lieutenant Governor RK Mathur on Friday greeted people on the occasion of the Ladakhi new year, Losar and said that making Ladakh a Union Territory (UT) paves the way for prosperity and development of the region.

    Govt readying olive branch for agitating students?
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    Govt readying olive branch for agitating students?

    After BJP's closed-door huddle on the issue of Citizenship Amendment Act, early this morning, which was broken by , the BJP-led NDA government has planned a major reach-out to extend an olive branch to agitating students who they consider as "genuine" protesters. The government wishes Minority Affairs Minister Muqhtar Abbas Naqvi to lead the outreach, say sources.

    Atal tunnel will be a boon to tourism: Prahlad Singh Patel
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    Atal tunnel will be a boon to tourism: Prahlad Singh Patel

    Culture and Tourism Minister Prahlad Singh Patel on Wednesday said that the Atal tunnel would prove to be a boon for boosting tourism in Leh-Ladakh and Kargil.

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