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Place in Ladakh, India

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Dras: Place in Ladakh, India
Dras, a tourist hub for its high altitude trekking routes and tourist sites, is a Hill Station in the Kargil district of the union territory of Ladakh in India. It is on the NH 1 between Zoji La pass and Kargil town. It is often called "The Gateway to Ladakh". The government's official spelling of the town is Drass.

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Kargil Diwas: President Kovind, PM Modi, Army Chief General MM Naravane pay tribute to fallen bravehearts

The operation was launched by the Indian Army to recapture the Indian territories from Pakistani intruders in the Kargil-Drass sector
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Temperatures across Union territories Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh remained below zero with Dras being the coldest place in country.
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Srinagar witnesses coldest night of season at minus 6.6 degree Celsius

As mercury dips, Drass in Ladakh was the coldest place in the country with the temperature recorded at a bone-chilling minus 29 degrees Celsius.
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Temperatures continue to dip in Srinagar, Dras remains coldest in country at minus 28.5 degrees

According to the meteorological department, the minimum temperature was three degrees below the normal for this time of the year.
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Gupkar declaration Alliance headed by Omar Abdullah on Ladakh tour

The delegation first stopped in Drass to meet local leaders and discussed with them their agenda.
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Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh see fall in temperatures, Drass freezes at minus 30 degrees


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Unabated cold wave in North India, Drass in Ladakh freezing at minus 30.2 deg C

Biting cold wave persisted in north India on Thursday as the mercury continued its downward trend and temperatures are likely to drop further in the coming days. The Drass belt of Kargil district..
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North India shivers under severe cold, several flights disrupted in Chandigarh

Himachal Pradesh received fresh snowfall and several other areas in northern India were in the frigid grip of cold wave on Monday even as the maximum temperature in Delhi settled 10 notches below the..
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Mercury dips in J&K, Ladakh; Drass turns 'coldest place' at minus 27.2°C

Drass town, popularly known as 'the gateway to Ladakh', recorded a minimum of minus 27.2 degrees Celsius, making it the coldest recorded place in the region, the spokesperson said.
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North India continues experiencing winter chills, Dal lake in Srinagar freezes partially

The cold wave conditions continued unabated in large parts of north India on Sunday, with Drass in Ladakh reeling at minus 26 degrees Celsius, and Srinagar witnessing its coldest night of the season at..
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Night temperature continue to drop in J&K, Ladakh; Drass coldest at minus 25.4 degrees Celsius


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Dras coldest in Union territories of J&K, Ladakh; records -24.3° C


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Drass shivers at -11.5 degs as mercury dips in J&K, Ladakh

Drass emerged as the coldest place in Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh, recording a low of minus 11.5 degrees Celsius. Leh town of Ladakh continue to freeze at a low of minus 6.8 degrees Celsius, while..
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Three service chiefs pay tribute to Kargil martyrs at Drass


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Kargil Vijay Diwas: President's Drass visit cancelled due to bad weather


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President Ram Nath Kovind to join the Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrations

According to official sources, the President, supreme commander of the armed forces, will arrive in Drass town on Friday to attend the 20th anniversary of the Kargil victory
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20-year-old receives felicitation for father she never saw

Aparajita was in her mother's womb when her father, Major Padmapani Acharya, died in a gut-wrenching fight on a Tololing peak on June 28, 1999 after having lobbed grenades at a Pakistani post. He was..
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When a Brigadier and his son were brothers in arms

Lt Gen AN Aul probably can claim to be the only commander who fought the Kargil conflict alongside his son, Colonel Amit Aul. He was commander of the 56-Mountain Brigade that captured the strategic..
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Rajnath Singh pays tribute to soldiers killed in Kargil War, will inaugurate two bridges

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday paid tributes to soldiers killed in the 1999 Kargil War at a memorial in Jammu and Kashmir's Dras sector as the nation commemorated 20 years of 'Operation..
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20th anniv: Rajnath to pay tribute to Kargil heroes at war memorial in Dras

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will lay a wreath at the Kargil War Memorial in Dras on Saturday to commemorate 20 years of the Indian Army's Operation Vijay, officials said.
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Rajnath Singh lights 'Victory Flame' from National War Memorial

The 'Kargil Vijay Diwas' celebrations will be celebrated from July 25-27 and will be organized at Drass and New Delhi
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20 years after Kargil war, remnants of Pakistan army found in Dras

Army discovers equipment, ammunition and bunkers on a hill top while creating a trekking path for an expedition of the 13 Jammu & Kashmir Rifles.
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20 years of Kargil war: IAF turns Gwalior Air Base into 'war theatre', reenacts milestones

In a symbolic recreation of the Tiger Hill attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Drass-Kargil area, the air force used the Mirage 2000 aircraft and explosives were blown up on a 'model hill' to recreate the..
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