Page-3 of Jammu Division Current Affairs, GK & News

2019 Singhey Khababs Sindhu Festival held in J&K

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 ..

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CCEA approves investment sanction for construction of 624 MW Kiru Hydro Electric Project

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 ..

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Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, J&K declared as “cleanest religious place” in India at Safaigiri Summit and Awards 2018

The cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been declared the “cleanest religious place” in the country. Over 81.78 pilgrims visited the shrine in Trikuta hills in the district in 2017. Mata Vaishno Devi shrine has won the prestigious ‘cleanest religious place’ award at Safaigiri Summit and Awards ..

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Jammu & Kashmir submits a Devika river rejuvenation project to Union Government for approval

The Jammu and Kashmir (J & K) government has submitted a Detailed Project Report (DPR) of the Rs 189 crore Devika river rejuvenation project to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for approval. The aim of the project is to develop bathing ghats in the premises of the Devika River, removal ..

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Issues Around Article 35A

Article 35A gives special status to Jammu and Kashmir. It provides the legislature of Jammu and Kashmir with the freedom to decide who all are ‘permanent residents’ of the State and confer on them special rights and privileges in public sector jobs, acquisition of property in the State, scholarships and other public aid and welfare.  The ..

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