The IAF said that the airlift was organised at the request of the administration of the Union Territory of Ladakh
Of the 44 fresh cases, 42 were reported from Leh and two from Kargil, while 100 patients – 89 in Leh and 11 in Kargil – were discharged in the last 24 hours.
Rajnath Singh said that the strategically important Atal Tunnel is dedicated to the armed forces protecting India's borders and those living in the remote terrains.
The 9.02-km tunnel connects Manali to Lahaul-Spiti valley throughout the year, the Prime Minister's Office has said.
The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Leh has conducted research on the double hump or Bactrian camels which can carry load of 170 kilograms at an elevation of 17,000 feet height in the Eastern Ladakh region.
The Minister, who is on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh region, flew from Delhi to Leh early morning. Accompanied by Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat and Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane
"I did not know that he, the Prime Minister of India, was right here in my village, talking to soldiers. Got to know after he left," Tashi laughs.
Highly placed sources told IANS that in normal times six brigades, that is two divisions are maintained along the LAC in Ladakh, even as troops are deployed in and out on a rotation basis.
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The prime minister is presently at one of the forward locations in Nimu and is interacting with personnel of the Army, Air Force and ITBP, official sources said.
General Naravane talked to the soldiers and assured them that the entire force was standing by them in case of need
The Army Chief will review the force preparedness as well the deployment across the Line of Actual Control with China and Line of Control (LoC) with Pakistan. He is likely to visit on Tuesday.
Indian Army has lost 20 soldiers in the clash with Chinese People's Liberation Army at Galwan Valley in Ladakh
The number of persons testing positive for the dreaded virus in Ladakh is alarming given the fact that the total population of the region comprising Leh and Kargil districts is only 2.7 lakh.
The soldier, a resident of Chuhot village in Leh, came in contact with his father who had already contracted the infection.
The night temperature started a downward spiral across Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh after snowfall in the higher reaches and rains in the plains last week.
The new map surprisingly includes three districts -- Muzaffarabad, Punch and Mirpur -- which are under Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK).
The union territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, have been carved out of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, in accordance with the revocation of the special status of the state under Article 370 and bifurcation