The MEA spokesperson said India has been maintaining that it expects disengagement followed by de-escalation for the return of normalcy on the border, which could pave the way for normal ties between the two neighbouring countries.
Though the two sides disengaged from Patrolling Point 15 (PP-15), there has been no progress yet on resolving the standoff in Demchok and Depsang regions.
People familiar with the development said the two sides disengaged as per the plan which also entailed a joint verification of the entire process.
Ladakh's Electric Vehicle and Allied Infrastructure Policy aims to transform the UT into a torch bearer in terms of the adoption of electric vehicles in the country and envisions to encourage and cultivate an EV ecosystem, the spokesman said.
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The flagship revamped distribution sector scheme is aimed at improving the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of the power corporations and departments.
In the discussions that lasted for around 12-and-a-half hours, the Indian delegation also insisted on the restoration of the status quo ante as of April 2020 -- before the start of the military standoff, people familiar with the development said.
The 14th Dalai Lama who arrived in Leh on July 15 was warmly welcomed by the people of Ladakh. A large number of civilians and monks gathered to accord a warm welcome to the Tibetan spiritual leader.
The Dalai Lama will reach the Union Territory, bordering China, on Friday and is scheduled to stay there for about a month.
Advocating resolution to all disputes through dialogue, he asserted that all human beings are equal and they need to rise above the narrow-minded approach of ”my nation, my ideology” which is the main trigger for fights among people.
The LG stressed on the need for monitoring of the Sindhu Ghat area to ensure cleanliness and prohibit the throwing of non-organic matter into the river.
The court directed the state respondents to maintain the status quo till the next hearing, which is scheduled on July 18. The Jammu and Kashmir Private Schools Association had approached the high court against an order passed by the education department asking private schools to get a certificate of the nature of their land from revenue officials concerned.
Rahul Gandhi remarks came after a top US general termed as "alarming" the Chinese infra development near Ladakh.
Social media users slammed the couple for destroying the scenic beauty of Ladakh.
The US genera's remarks comes a month after the Indian Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) confirmed that the Chinese side is building a "second bridge" in the Pangong Tso region of Ladakh.
A party of 26 soldiers was moving in the vehicle from Partapur transit camp to a forward location in sub-sector Hanif, the officials said.
The transfer order, issued by Union Minister of Home Affairs, was perceived as ‘punishment’ for the IAS officer Sanjeev Khirwar and his wife, yet many wondered why a posting to a place like Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh is called a ‘punishment posting’
Footage of a group of tourists driving a car through a pristine lake in Ladakh has angered locals and internet users alike.
“Across the Indian Trans-Himalayas, human-wildlife interactions are continually playing out as humans live in proximity to wildlife. Often with predators like snow leopards and wolves, there are negative interactions as these predators kill people’s livestock – valuable livestock – and in return, people kill these predators in order to protect their livestock."
Addressing a press conference after talks with Wang Yi, S Jaishankar noted that 15 rounds of talks between senior military commanders have taken place over the eastern Ladakh standoff and pointed out that progress has been achieved on several friction points from the disengagement perspective.
Both sides agreed to maintain dialogue via military and diplomatic channels to reach a mutually acceptable resolution of the remaining issues at the earliest, New Delhi said.
A recent study has found that 87 glaciers have retreated 6.7 percent at the Pangong region of Ladakh since 1990. This is primarily attributed to atmospheric warming and an increase in the anthropogenic footprint in the glacial and periglacial environments.
Ladakh's first football and track and field stadium, with a capacity to seat 30,000 spectators, is about to be completed and will open soon.
The football stadium will have a synthetic track with 8 lanes and there will also be a hostel facility with one thousand beds. The stadium is FIFA certified as well.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on multiple occasions, has reiterated that the Union Territory of Ladakh would be developed as a climate neutral region.