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Seven Secrets of Ladakh

By Lundup Gyalpo   Of late, I was wondering what makes living in Ladakh so special. Yes, after two decades I found an opportunity to experience Ladakh in real sense — witnessing vibrant colors of the four seasons, relishing warmth of the soulful people and living through its harsh winters. During days of my education,

Seven Secrets of Ladakh

By Lundup Gyalpo   Of late, I was wondering what makes living in Ladakh so special. Yes, after two decades I found an opportunity to experience Ladakh in real sense — witnessing vibrant colors of the four seasons, relishing warmth of the soulful people and living through its harsh winters. During days of my education,

Ladakh University: A Longstanding Demand and Dream

By Gurmath Lotos   Ladakh known for its scenic beauty and the peaceful region remains isolated and inaccessible in cold harsh long winters. For more than 6 months of the year, it is disconnected from the rest of the states of the nation. It is the largest Lok Sabha constituency in the country in terms

Jammu as an Independent Tourist Destination

Brig Anil Gupta Jammu as an independent tourist destination was a dream of the late Chief Minister Mufti Mohammed Sayeed.  Accordingly, his government had initiated a number of projects to fulfil this dream. Dr. Nirmal Singh as Deputy CM and local BJP legislators   also contributed with their ideas and suggestions. Some of the projects which

We must fight against corruption

Dear Editor, I have two basic objectives in writing this letter. One is to empower the individual over the institutions that surround him/her and which at present make him feel helpless, desperate and humiliated. Secondly, to re-inforce our faith and trust in our democratic institutions by proving that if fully and directly put to use,

Ban on private tuitions

Dear Editor I wish to request you to publish the following lines in your esteemed newspaper. The state government has put a ban on private tuitions by government teachers. However, this ban has put a deep impact on the studies within the students of state. It’s 21st century and a time of competition where students

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