Current Affairs

Dhaka Marathon 2021: SPO from Ladakh wins 4th position

Jigmet Dolma from India secured the fourth position in the Dhaka Marathon 2021 organized. Jigmet Dolma is an SPO of Ladakh police.

The marathon was organized to commemorate the return of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman from Pakistan jail to Bangladesh in 1972. Two more women runners from India and a total of 8 athletes participated in the marathon. In the full marathon, among the SAARC and local runners, Bahadur Singh of India became the champion in the men’s category and Pushpa Bhandari of Nepal became the champion in the women’s category.

Ladakh: Khelo India 1st Zanskar Winter Sports Festival

Engaging the Youth and opening new vistas of tourism in Zanskar are the main aims of the festival.

Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal inaugurated Chadar Trek to kick start and set the tone for 13- Day Zanskar Winter Sports Festival from the confluence of Indus and Zanskar rivers near Sangam, Leh.

On 21st January Union, Youth Affairs & Sports Minister Kirren Rijiju will be inaugurating the Zanskar Winter festival.

A series of snow-based activities are scheduled for the next 13 days in the Snowbound, picturesque remote Zanskar.

Khelo India Ice Hockey tournament begins in Chiktan, Kargil

In Kargil Ladakh, Khelo India Ice Hockey Tournament is being organized at Chiktan by Zonal Physical Education Officer Chiktan.

For the first time, the women team of Chiktan also participated in the Khelo India Games in the Kargil district. There are 13 teams from different villages of Chiktan participating in the tournament, which include 11 men’s teams and 2 women’s teams.

India registers historic win over Australia in Brisbane test to seal 4-match series 2-1; Retains Border-Gavaskar Trophy

India created history by defeating Australia by three wickets in the fourth and final Test at the Gabba in Brisbane and retained the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. India successfully chased the 328-run target to seal the four-match series 2-1.

This was the first defeat for Australia at their fortress Gabba in 32 years as Rishabh Pant’s brilliant unbeaten 89, Shubman Gill’s 91, and Cheteshwar Pujara’s 56 run knocks in the second innings guided India to the memorable Test series win.