Ladakh: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Anti-Guided Missile Nag passes final test and enters production

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 ..

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

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 ..

National Diary Development Board and Ladakh sign MoU

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 ..

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

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 ..

Indian Army builds memorial for personnel killed in Galwan Clash

The Indian Army has set up a memorial to honour twenty soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Clash. The Galwan Clash was fought between Indian and Chinese Army in June 2020. Highlights The Indian and Chinese Army are engaged in a long stand off since 1962 war. The June 2020, a violent clash broke ..