Funds under Gram Jyoti Yojana remain underutilised, deadlines missed

The government will come out with a single bid for setting up 25 GW of solar capacity in Ladakh, Power Minister RK Singh said today, and asserted that renewable energy is a must for sustainable dev

For 75-year-old Tsering Angdo, today’s Ladakh is entirely different from the world of his childhood in the cold Himalayan desert.

The Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii), or chiru, is an endangered antelope, distributed in China [Xinjiang, Xizang, Qinghai, Zhuolaihu Lake (Breeding habitat)], and India (Aksai Chin and Ladakh). There is a global demand for the species prized wool, which is used in weaving shahtoosh shawls. Over the years, the population of the Tibetan antelope has drastically declined from more than a million to a few thousand individuals, mainly due to poaching. Field studies undertaken in Ladakh, India also indicated winter migration of the population to Tibet.

LEH: Residents of Ladakh, reeling under a severe water crisis, want tourists to use traditional dry toilets instead of the commonly-used flush ones.

Increased frequency of avalanches threatens troops at Siachen; 10 killed in Feb

Dream of 7,500 Mw of mega projects, conceived years before and officially still on agenda, finds no takers

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has claimed to have made a breakthrough in developing technology for utilising solar heat harnessed during the day for heating rooms during

Often termed as the “laggard” in terms of tapping solar power potential, Jammu and Kashmir is finally set to enter the environment friendly energy sector through a scheme involving farmers and unem

The snowfall has come down significantly in the last couple of decades and the glacier is melting at a higher rate putting the lives of farmers at risk,” says ‘glacier man’ Chewang Norphel.

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