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Leh cab driver, who tested ‘negative’ for COVID-19 twice, tests positive after third test

Officials in Ladakh told ThePrint this happened because of a miscommunication between authorities in Leh and the testing facility in New Delhi.
Army personnel offer sanitisers to civilians stranded at Gurez | Northern Command of the Indian Army | Twitter

Army reports first coronavirus case, cancels training and events to prevent outbreak

A 34-year-old jawan in Leh, whose father had travelled to Iran and is a coronavirus patient, is the first confirmed COVID-19 case in the Army.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi marked the commencement of work on the now stalled Zojila Tunnel, in Leh in 2018. | PTI

After 6 years & 5 failed bids, the Srinagar-Leh Zojila tunnel remains on drawing board

The sixth and latest bidding process for the 14.3-km Zojila tunnel was annulled on 7 August by Modi govt over ‘administrative reasons’. 
Voters stand in a queue at a polling station during the fifth phase of Lok Sabha polls, at Shey village in Leh, Monday, May 6, 2019

Indian Army says no rigging in postal ballots system, Leh officer satisfied with probe

Indian Army's preliminary probe said electoral malpractice allegations were baseless.

Leh and Kargil witness coldest night of season

The temperature in Leh dropped down to minus 17.5 degrees Celsius whereas Kargil recorded a low of minus 16.7 degrees Celsius.
Kargil War

The rarely told story of vital Point 5353 India failed to retake from Pakistan in Kargil

Some 19 yrs after the war, ThePrint pieces together events that prevented the Indian Army from capturing a vital height.

BRO removes major bottleneck in Leh, constructs bridge leading to Siachen base camp

The bridge constructed on Khalsar-Sasoma road will increase the movement of both tourist and military traffic. 

On Camera

File image of External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Photo: ANI

Jaishankar’s moment to help Modi reset ties with Bangladesh, bury Shah’s ‘termite’ episode

Modi realises the India-Bangladesh relationship is special and wants to refurbish the bond that has been fraying since Amit Shah described illegal Bangladeshis as 'termites'.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) logo | Vivek Prakash | Bloomberg

MPC appointments delay is unusual, but vacancies at the top of RBI & banks almost a norm

In the last few years, delay in appointments has resulted in several posts in regulatory bodies and public sector banks lying vacant for months.


File photo of Army Chief General M.M. Naravane at Leh to review security situation and operational preparedness along the Line of Actual Control in Eastern Ladakh | Photo: Twitter/@adgpi

Indian Army equips troops with American assault rifles amid stand-off with China in Ladakh

The Defence Acquisition Council Tuesday accorded approval for procurement of additional 72,400 SIG 716 rifles at an estimated cost of Rs 780 crore.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.