India-Pakistan border issues: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

INS Prabal sinks target with high accurate precision

On October 23, 2020, the Indian Navy released a video showing anti-missile ship INS Prabal launching a missile. The video clearly showed the high accuracy of the missile. The missile sunk a targeted ship. The ship was decommissioned long back. INS Prabal It is a Chamak-class missile boat of Indian Navy. It served in Indo-Pakistan ..

Cabinet Committee approves Indian Army Communication Network for Rs 7,796 crores

On October 1, 2020, the Cabinet Committee in Security approved ASCON (Army Static Switched Communication Network) Phase IV. ASCON is a high end communication system. It is to be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs 7,796 crores. The project is to be implemented within 36 months. Highlights The project will upgrade existing Asynchronous Transfer ..

India attends SAARC Foreign Ministers Informal Summit

On September 24, 2020, the external Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation Foreign Ministers Informal meet virtually. During the meet, it was highlighted that SAARC should overcome cross border terrorism, blocking of connectivity and obstruction in trade. These three are currently considered the three greatest challenges of SAARC grouping. ..

Jammu and Kashmir launch National Generic Document Registration System

On September 18 2020 Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the union territory. The territory is now marking a major shift from its previous manual registration system to the online registration system for transactions in purchase or sale of land. Background Before the abrogation of ..

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 ..