Page-4 of Jammu Division Current Affairs, GK & News

Rajinder Singh takes charge as new President of Hockey India (HI)

Rajinder Singh has taken charge as the new President of Hockey India (HI). He succeeded Mariamma Koshy. Prior to this post, Singh was the senior Vice President of HI. He was earlier the Treasurer of HI and currently serves as the Treasurer of Hockey Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

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Article 35-A

Article 35A is a provision incorporated in the Constitution giving the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature a carte blanche 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 provision mandates that ..

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The Losar Festival started in Ladakh

The festival of Losar has started in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir on December 19, 2017 to mark the Tibetan New Year. The celebrations will continue for 3 to 9 days in different parts of Ladakh. The fest is regarded as the most important socio-religious event in Ladakh. Because of several ancient ritual performances ..

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Union government sets up a study group to examine problems of people along IB, LOC in J&K

The Union Government has set up a study group to examine the problems being faced by the people living near the International Border (IB) and the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) due to ever-present threat of cross-border firing from Pakistan. The group will meet people living in the border areas of ..

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Jammu & Kashmir: Jhiri Mela

Famous Jhiri Mela commenced near village Kalyanpur in the Kanhachak area in Jammu on occasion of Gurupurab, the birthday of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. The fair is held to commemorate the martyrdom of the Baba Jitto, who fought against exploitation of the feudal Lord or Jagirdar Bir Singh and died fighting for the rights of ..

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