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Govt releases new political maps of J&K and Ladakh

The Union goverment released the political maps of newly formed Union Territories (UTs) of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh as well as the map of India depicting these new UTs.  This development comes as the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir was reorganized as the new UT of Jammu and Kashmir and the new UT ..

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Radha Krishna Mathur sworn in as first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh UT

Radha Krishna Mathur (65) was formally sworn in as first ever Lieutenant Governor of newly carved Union Territory of Ladakh on 31 October 2019. He was nominated to be the first Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh by President of India on 25 October 2019. He was administered Oath of Office and Secrecy by Chief Justice of ..

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GIA presents ‘Report from Ground Zero’ on J&K, Ladakh

A delegation of Group of Intellectuals and Academicians (GIA) presented a ‘Report from Ground Zero’ on Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh after setting aside of Article 370 & 35A to Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of State (MoS) in PMO. The delegation briefed Minister about findings of their observations after field study of situation in Jammu ..

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Abrogation of Article 370

The Article 370 was a part of the Indian Constitution which gave special privileges and status to the Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir. It was part of the Part XXI of the Indian Constitution which contains the temporary Transitional and Special Provisions. What special privileges does Article 370 grant to the state of Jammu ..

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Chenani-Nashri tunnel

Chenani-Nashri Tunnel, also known as Patnitop Tunnel, is a road tunnel in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir on NH 44 (former name NH 1A before renumbering of all national highways). About the tunnel- The Chenani-Nashri tunnel is the longest’s tunnel in India with an average length of over 9.28 km. This is the ..

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Response of foreign countries on article 370

While Pakistan has tried to drum up international support in its favor in view of the abrogation of the Article 370, its efforts have borne little fruit as most countries have decided to stedfastly back India and have refused to take a call in this issue. What the other countries have said? Bangladesh In a ..

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