Kashmir Current Affairs, GK & News

Kashmir  Current Affairs, GK & News

War Memorial for Service Animals to be set up at Meerut

India’s first war memorial for service animals including dogs, horses, and mules is to be set up in Meerut city in Uttar Pradesh. The place will be dedicated to recognizing the contributions and heroics of animals who have helped the army in counter-insurgency operations in Kashmir and in the battlefield during the Kargil War. Similar ..

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National Conclave on Emerging Opportunities in Natural Gas Sector conducted in New Delhi

The ‘National Conclave on Emerging Opportunities in Natural Gas sector’ was held in New Delhi on Thursday, 23rd January 2020. The Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan presided over the conclave. The Minister said that that the current share of gas in India’s energy basket is 6.2 percent and the target is ..

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Railways: First Solar Power and plans to Link J&K with rest of India

On January 9, 2020, Indian Railways announced that it will source 1000 MW of solar power and 200 MW of wind power to zonal railways by 2021-22. Also, Kashmir is to be linked with the rest of India through railway network by December 2021. Highlights: Solar Power In order to implement the solar and wind ..

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Chilai-Kalan: 40-day period of extreme cold begins in Kashmir

The traditional 40-day period of harshest winter in Kashmir known in the local parlance as ‘Chillai-Kalan’ began on 21 December 2019, with the upper reaches of valley receiving snowfall. Chillai-Kalan period which is known for sub-zero temperatures, frozen lakes and river, will end on 31 January 2020. About ‘Chillai-Kalan’ These 40 days are when the ..

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50th Governors Conference inaugurated in Rashtrapathi Bhavan

A two-day conference of governors is being held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. It was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi and other ministers. The conference is being held between 23 November, 2019 and 24 November, 2019. Highlights The conference started with the inaugural address of President Ram Nath Kovind, followed by ..

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