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Bhoti is not a language: Why parts of Ladakh has an issue with the Education Department's language plan

The people in the Kargil region speak Purgi and residents of the Baltistan region of Pakistan-occupied Gilgit−Baltistan spoke Balti along with Shina which is spoken by the people of Ladakh as well

Published on 15th April 2021
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Rewinding on R-Day: What every youngster who wants to join the Armed Forces can learn from this Kargil vet

On Republic Day, 22 years later, Lt Col Peter still speaks about his time in the Army and his experiences in Kargil war like it was yesterday, recollecting even the smallest details accurately

Published on 26th January 2021
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Panel proposes separate board for schools in Ladakh to fulfil realistic needs of students

he committee for review of educational boards for schools in Kargil met under the chairmanship of Executive Councilor for Tourism and Zanskar Affairs, Phunsog Tashi here, officials said

Published on 24th August 2020
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PM Modi urges the youth to share soldiers' stories of valour to mark Kargil Vijay Diwas

He also urged people to visit the website - www.gallantryawards.gov.in - saying they will get to know a lot about the bravehearts and their valour

Published on 26th July 2020
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The Kargil I grew up in: A 24-year-old's account of shelling, despair, death and hope in the Valley

War in Kargil lasted all of two months, May to July 1999, but it has created a trauma that still lingers...and an association with war that refuses to simply die down

Published on 25th July 2018
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17000 ft above sea level, Kargil students still walk for hours to go to school

NGO 17000 ft Foundation is mapping the schools in Ladakh and trying their best to improve the quality of education here

Published on 25th July 2018
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From homestays in war-torn buildings to adventure tourism, meet the brothers who are reviving Kargil's image

From cultural preservation to adventure sports, this responsible tourism enterprise aims at attracting tourists to a place that has limped back to normalcy after the Indo-Pak war in 1999

Published on 25th July 2018
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JNU activist Shehla Rashid denied permission to hold event in Kargil, students hold protest 

The student activist and others were expected to speak at a student interaction in Kargil but their permission was canceled the night before.

Published on 26th June 2018
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Jammu and Kashmir government promises extra payment to teachers to take up rural areas

The government has decided to engage candidates on academic arrangements to overcome the lack of teachers in areas like Leh and Kargil, said Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari

Published on 23rd February 2018
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#DaughtersOfWar: "I have always wished that one day he would come to pick me up from school"

Major Padmapani Acharya died in the Kargil War, three months before his daughter was born, but his family has kept his memory alive and today, Aparajita Acharya is a proud daughter.

Published on 28th July 2017
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#DaughtersofWar: 'People say it is a soldier's job to die, but there are many who wouldn't take their job even if they were offered a million dollars"

The Dwivedi sisters discuss what it was like to lose their father to the Kargil War as children and how their lives have changed ever since

Published on 27th July 2017
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#DaughtersOfWar: Gurmehar Kaur on Kargil Diwas: I understand nationalism and patriotism just as much as the loss and the pain it carries

A few months ago, Gurmehar Kaur was massively trolled and harassed online for her views on how war had killed her father in Kargil. On Kargil Diwas, she tells us what life was like without her dad

Published on 26th July 2017

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