The Vibrant Villages Programme focuses on developing the rural areas in the northern border states and union territories. More than 663 villages will be developed under the programme. It is to be implemented for two years, that is, between 2022-23 ..
Asia’s largest Tulip Garden is located in Srinagar. This garden houses more than a million tulips. This garden has been a major global tourist attraction in Kashmir. On 23rd March, it has been reopened to the public after being shut ..
Pandrethan temple is a heritage site located in Badamibagh, Srinagar. About the Pandrethan temple Pandrethan temple is an 8th Century temple built by Meru, a minister of King Partha, ruler of Kashmir. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
Karewas are highly fertile alluvial soil deposits found in the Kashmir valley. About Karewas In the Kashmiri dialect, Karewas means “elevated table-land.” Godwin-Austin (1859) was the first one to use the term karewa to refer to a sequence of an ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The Central Government, for the second time, has extended Jammu & Kashmir Delimitation Commission’s term. This commission was given the task of redrawing the Union Territories’ assembly constituencies. Overview: The term of this commission has been extended for two months ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
First Commercial shipment of Mishri variety of cherries was exported to Dubai from Srinagar on July 6, 2021 in order to boost horticultural exports. Key Points In June, a sample consignment was sent to Dubai from Sri Nagar prior to ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2021