Leh


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Leh

(lā), town (1981 pop. 8,715), E Kashmir, N India. It is the capital of the Leh district in Indian-controlled Kashmir. It lies at an altitude of c.11,500 ft (3,500 m) and is one of the world's highest towns inhabited year-round. Much of the trade between India and the Tibet region of China passed through Leh until 1959, when fighting broke out between India and China. The uninhabited Aksai Chin region around Leh was contested by India and China in the 1960s. The palace of the former rulers of W Tibet and a Lamaist monastery are in Leh.
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Many times when I returned from my Search to this Temple, which has always been a nest to me, there came one seeking Enlightenment - a man from Leh - that had been, he said, a Hindu, but wearied of all those Gods.
He said with the cooperation of Waste Management Company survey was being carried out in areas adjacent to Nullah Leh.
To save more than 350,000 people in more than 15 union councils on the banks of Leh Nullah from dengue, there is a need to launch an awareness campaign in the area so that people do not dump solid waste and construction material waste on the banks of Leh Nullah as it can provide breeding ground to dengue mosquitoes,' said District Health Officer Dr.
Address : Garrison Engineer (P) No 2 Leh, C/O Hq 138 Works Engineers, Pin-914138 C/O 56 Apo
He said that more than 70% flood water comes from Islamabad catchments area through four major tributaries of Leh and 11 Nullahs of the city also fall into it.
I had heard a lot about the drive to Leh, about it being beautiful, majestic, very challenging and also a lot of fun," Singhania says and therefore recently he, along with over 30 other members, decided to undertake a road trip from Srinagar to Leh with a fleet of Audis and Mercedes Benz.
Wastewater samples were collected from twelve points / locations of Nullah Leh and Soan River during January 2008 to December 2009.
CDRN emergency unit quickly assessed the situation and was ready to transport 96000 pre-positioned water purification tablets donated by Aquatabs for those affected in Leh.
The PM had come down to Leh on a daylong visit on Tuesday to take stock of relief and rehabilitation work.
In addition, almost all the drains falling in Leh have been near-choked due to abundance of solid waste and shopping bags.
To do so, however, they would need to buid on their own ancient foundations rather than tearing them down, as is the way of conventional development" She now runs a small "counter-development" effort, the International Society for Ecology and Culture, with offices in California, England and Leh.