Gilgit-Baltistan Current Affairs, GK & News

Pakistan to elevate Gilgit-Baltistan to a full-fledged province

The Pakistan government is to elevate the status of Gilgit Baltistan to a full-fledged province. India on the other hand has conveyed that the entire Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh including Gilgit and Baltistan is an integral part of the country.  Highlights According to the announcement made by a Pakistan Minister, the Prime ..

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Kohala Hydro Power Project

An agreement has been signed between China and Pakistan to implement Kohala Hydroelectric Power project in the region of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir. The project is being implemented under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor. Highlights Under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, China sets up Kohala Hydropower project in Pakistan occupied Kashmir. A tripartite agreement was signed between ..

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IMD includes PoK and Gilgit-Baltistan

The Indian Meteorological Department has begun to include Jammu and Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan, Ladakh and Muzaffarabad into its meteorological sub-division of Jammu and Kashmir. Highlights The change has reflected in the daily forecast of north west India. The weather forecast will be given for the entire sub-division of Jammu and Kashmir and not for specific areas. ..

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Shaheen

The Joint Exercise of Pakistani and Chinese Air Force Shaheen was held at in Chinese city of Holton close to the Indian border near Ladakh. It was the eighth edition of the exercise since it was first launched in March 2001. The statement by the Chinese Air Force stated that the joint training does not target ..

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Line of Control

The Line of Control (LoC) is a ceasefire line and not an international boundary. Under international law, it is defined and protected by a bilateral treaty, the 1972 Simla Agreement, executed in writing between India and Pakistan following the 1971 war, and subsequently ratified by both parliaments. The Shimla agreement makes it clear that the ..

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