Jammu and Kashmir: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Man Mohan Sood passes away at 80

The 80-year-old former batsman of the Indian cricket team and National Selector, Man Mohan Sood passed away on the early hour of Sunday, 19th January 2020. Man Mohan Sood was born on 06-07-1939 in Lahore, Punjab (now in Pakistan), India.  He made his first-class debut against Services in 1957 at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium ..

3rd Edition of North Zone Conference of Media Units conducted in Jammu

For the Media units under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, a two-day Zonal Conference of Media Units was organized by the Regional Outreach Bureau of the Jammu and Kashmir Region at Jammu from Friday, 17th January 2020 in which along with the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the ..

Concession Agreement signed for Z-Morh tunnel

In the presence of the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSME), Nitin Gadkari and other senior officers from the Ministry and National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation (NHIDCL), a Concession Agreement was signed on Friday, 17th January 2020 for the completion of the Z-Morh tunnel in the Union ..

UNSC holds closed-door meeting on Kashmir following China’s Request

China continues its efforts of highlighting Pakistani propaganda over India’s Jammu and Kashmir at the global stage which once again received a stinging response from the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) members on Wednesday, 15th January 2020. India revoked the special status of its state Jammu and Kashmir in August 2019 followed by which Pakistan ..

Provisions of RTI Act to be enforced in Jammu and Kashmir

The RTI (Right To Information) act to be enforced soon after passing of notification in the current session. The provisions will be applied as same as other Union Territories. This was announced by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region, Prime Minister’s Office, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and ..

Workshop-cum-Exhibition on Bamboo conducted in Jammu

With the aim of creating opportunities for the sustainable development by promoting bamboo cultivation in the newly formed union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, a two-day workshop-cum-exhibition was organized on 11th and 12th January 2020 by the government of India’s Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and the North Eastern Council along with the ..

Census India-2021 to be conducted through Mobile App

The 16th Indian Census will begin on 1st April this year for which the Government of India has decided to move away from the traditional pen and paper to a digital method by using an android based mobile application in which the enumerators will be visiting households to seek information from the citizens of the ..

16 Foreign Diplomats likely to visit Jammu & Kashmir for a 2-day trip

As per media reports, 16 foreign diplomats representing countries from different regions of the world will be on a two day trip to the newly formed union territory of India- Jammu & Kashmir, starting on Thursday, January 09, 2020. The visit is regarded as to see the first-hand efforts made by the Government of India ..