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A region of Jammu and Kashmir in India and Pakistan on the border of China. The site of a Tibetan kingdom during the 1600s, it was annexed by the maharaja of Jammu in 1834.
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He seemed to know these hills as well as he knew the hill dialects, and gave the lama the lie of the land towards Ladakh and Tibet.
Her visit has further boosted the morale of the troops deployed at these extremely difficult snow-covered locations in Ladakh.
AROUND 66 per cent voting was recorded in the elections for the fifth Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council ( LAHDC) on Saturday.
Summary: The Defence Minister said that all required steps were being taken to protect India's integrity even as the Chinese forces continue with their incursions near the line of actual control in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region.
Summary: Leh (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Mar 12 (ANI): The Minister for Ladakh Affairs and Cooperatives Jammu and Kashmir, Chhering Dorje inaugurated a national workshop here, to celebrate the International Women's Day.
Interestingly, the Ladakh belt has most of the land occupied, illegally.
by PTI President Ram Nath Kovind at the presentation of the Presidential Colours to the Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre and all five battalions of the Regiment, at Leh in Ladakh on Monday.
Geologically the study area Bubin (Astor) lies at the western part ofthe Ladakh Island Arc.
Ladak hurial (Ovis vignei vignei) is a threatened wild sheep, vulnerable and listed in the Appendix 1 of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora, present in small pockets of northern Pakistan including Chitral district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), and in Ladakh (Jammu and Kashmir) in India.
Demchok is the last inhabited area on the Line of Actual Control in Ladakh region.
Architects, engineers, art historians, and specialists in the region celebrate Ladakh's artistic and architectural inheritance in 17 studies mostly from the 13th, 14th, and 15th International Association for Ladakh Studies conferences in 2007, 2009, and 2011.