Ladakh: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

What are microwave weapons?

Published: November 18, 2020

Recently, the social media was all about the use of “microwave weapons” by the Chinese Army.  India and China are locked at the Line of Actual Control since June 2020. Around twenty Indian soldiers have been killed in the Galwan valley during the fierce clash between the armies. The armies have reached to consensus in ..

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Anti-Guided Missile Nag passes final test and enters production

Published: October 22, 2020

On October 22, 2020, the anti-tank missile Nag successfully passed the final trials of DRDO. The missile is to enter production. Key Highlights The DRDO conducted the final test trials of the Nag missiles and was successful. The test was conducted at the Pokhran test firing range located in Rajasthan. The Nag missile was fired ..

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National Rural Livelihood Mission: Union Cabinet approves Rs 520 crores for Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir

Published: October 14, 2020

On October 14, 2020, Union Cabinet approved the special package of Rs 520 crores under National Rural Livelihood Mission for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Key Highlights The cabinet has approved the package for a period of five years till 2023-24. The National Rural Livelihood Mission enables to increase household income. National Rural Livelihood Mission ..

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National Diary Development Board and Ladakh sign MoU

Published: October 7, 2020

The Union Territory of Ladakh and National Dairy Development Board signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct survey in the rural livelihood of Ladakh. Highlights The survey will collect data required to create a road map towards promotion and development of dairy sector in Ladakh. The roadmap will act as a guide to enhance the ..

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Earthquake in Leh: Reasons, Causes, Effects of recent frequent tremors in North India

Published: October 6, 2020

On October 6, 2020, a tremor of 5.4 magnitude occurred in Ladakh at a depth of 10 kilometres. This was reported by National Centre for Seismology. There were no reports of injuries and damages. Highlights Ladakh also faced an earthquake of magnitude 3.7 on the Ritcher scale in late September 2020. Apart from Ladakh, other ..

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