Kashmir Current Affairs, GK & News
The second edition of the Khelo India Winter Games began at Gulmarg in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on February 26, 2021. This is a five-day event and will conclude on March 2, 2021. Highlights The event will observe the participation of athletes from across India. The Minister of State for Youth Affairs ..
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 ..
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 ..
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 ..
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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