Kashmir: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and 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 ..

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 ..

Kashi Nath Pandit authorsthe book “Ten Studies in Kashmir: History and Politics”

The book titled “Ten Studies in Kashmir: History and Politics” has been authored by educationist and Padma Shri recipient Prof Kashi Nath Pandit. It sheds light on the events that happened from 1947 till the revocation of the special status of the J&K state (1947-2019 events). The author has described complexities in various aspects of ..

Pakistan’s assertion on Kashmir ignored at South Asian Speakers’ Summit

In yet another diplomatic victory for India and continuing the trend of international embarrassment for Pakistan, the South Asian Speaker’s Summit unanimously supported India on the entire Kashmir issue.  What has happened? The South Asian Speakers Summit was being held in Male, the capital of the island nation of Maldives. The South Asian Speakers Summit ..

Shaheen

The Joint Exercise of Pakistani and Chinese Air Force Shaheen was held at in Chinese city of Holton close to the Indian border near Ladakh. It was the eighth edition of the exercise since it was first launched in March 2001. The statement by the Chinese Air Force stated that the joint training does not target ..

UNSC and Kashmir Conflict

Recently the UNSC held a closed-door meeting on the situation in Kashmir. Even though no official communiqué was released, it is said the attempts by Pakistan and its all-weather ally China to internationalise the issue did not gain much traction. This is seen as a diplomatic victory to India which time and again has stated ..

UN Security Council to hold meeting over Kashmir

In an exceptionally rare meeting of the United Nation Security Council, the body had decided to convene a closed-door meeting of its members to discuss Kashmir issue. What has happened? Poland, which is currently the holder of the council presidency, has listed the Kashmir matter for discussion before the UNSC. The UNSC meeting holds tremendous ..

Iqbal Chand Malhotra authors book “Kashmir’s Untold Story: Declassified”

The book “Kashmir’s Untold Story: Declassified” has been authored by filmmaker Iqbal Chand Malhotra and defence analyst Maroof Raza. It will tell the riveting story of the history of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), from the time of its political and geographic consolidation under Maharaja Gulab Singh to the present-day. It will also shed light on ..