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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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Earlier on Saturday, the relief and rescue operations at Leh and its neighboring areas continued for the ninth consecutive day.
The force will be directed towards restoration of the highways only once the relief mission in Leh and other affected villages is finished," he said.
Leh commented, "It is an exciting time to join Protalex as we enter Phase I.
He urged the people to come forward and play their role in protecting the low lying areas of the city from flood devastations, adding, solid waste, garbage and shopping bags should not be thrown in nullahs particularly in Nullah Leh as it leads to blockage of flood water, which resultantly plays havoc with the properties and lives of the people, he added.
Chidambaram said that heavy machinery have been airlifted to Leh to expedite restoration of road links.
Known for its hiking and trekking trails, Leh attracts a large number of tourists from Europe, Israel and Austria each year.
The committee, headed by Assistant Commissioner Cantonment Nadia Sudhan and Chaklala Cantonment Board's Additional Executive Officer Irfan Ali, was given the task to clear the Nullah Leh of encroachers and illegal constructions falling in their jurisdiction.
More than 200 people have been reported missing from Choglumsar, the worst-hit village near Leh.
Due to the interrelationship between LEH and LBI, LEH's earnings and profitability are more indicative of the firm's progress and performance.
LEH executives say continued mortgage activity helped the firm post solid profits, as did a bevy of investment-banking deals.
Address : Chairman, Procurement Committee, Field Supply Depot Asc Leh, Pin 905360, C/O 56 Apo.
28 (ANI): Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan on Saturday appreciated the monetary help contributed to Prime Minister's Relief Fund by the Indo Tibetan Border Police for Leh flash flood victims.