Indus River Current Affairs, GK & News
In Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, tourist’s promotional festival – Ladakh Singhey Khababs Sindhu Festival celebrated on the bank of Indus River at Leh. The festival presents the Indus River as a symbol of the multi-dimensional cultural identity of India that got its name from the Indus River. Folk songs and dances are performed ..
Topics: Divided regions • Indus River • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Ladakh • Leh • Rivers • Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir • Sindhu Darshan Festival • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir
The Indian Army has successfully built the longest suspension bridge ‘Matiri Bridge’ over the Indus River in the Leh-Ladakh region at Choglamsar village. It has been named ‘Maitri Bridge’ to symbolize the excellent civil-military relations existing in the region. It is built in a record time of 40 days, and is the longest Suspension Bridge ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has recently approved the investment sanction for construction of 624 MW Kiru Hydro Electric Project on River Chenab in Kishtwar district of Jammu & Kashmir (J&K). The project will be implemented at an estimated cost of Rs.4287.59 crore and is scheduled to be completed in a period of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Chenab River • Indus basin • Indus River • Jammu Division • Kishtwar district • Rigvedic rivers • Rivers • Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir • Run-of-the-river hydroelectricity • States and union territories of India
Punjab has recently declared the endangered Indus river dolphin as the state’s aquatic animal. The decision was recently taken at a meeting of the state board for wildlife chaired by chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh. Indus Dolphin is an endangered freshwater aquatic mammal found only in Indian and Pakistan in the Beas river. These are ..
The 22nd edition of Sindhu Darshan Festival (SDF) has started on the bank of Indus River in Leh district of Ladakh region, Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) on June 24, 2018. The 3-day annual fest is organised by Sindhu Darshan Yatra Samiti and Ladakh Phandey Tsogspa (Leh). It will be inaugurated by RSS General Secretary Bhaiya ..
Topics: Autonomous regions of India • Hinduism in Sindh • Indus River • Jammu and Kashmir • Ladakh • Leh • Sindhi culture • Sindhu Darshan Festival • States and union territories of India • Subdivisions of India • Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir • Tourism in Ladakh