Leh Current Affairs, GK & News
Zoji La is the name of a high mountain pass that is located in the Himalayas in the Union Territory of Ladakh. It is located in the Dras and this pass connects the Dras and Suru valleys to its northeast, the Kashmir Valley to its west and the Indus valley further east. Overview: National Highway ..
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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 ..
The main national event for the sixth International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2020 will be held on June 21 at Leh in Ladakh. This national event is expected to be led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is the first time the event is taking place in such a high altitude location like Leh. Last year, the ..
The Prime Minister hailed the Indian Air Force’s test of the AN-32 aircraft which flew using 10% bio-jet fuel that was indigenously produced. What is the significance of the AN-32 test flight of IAF in February? The Indian Air Force conducted a test flight of Antonov AN-32 aircraft in early February. It was powered by ..
The AN-32 aircraft of Indian Air Force powered with 10% blend of bio-jet fuel took off and landed successfully in Leh airport. Highlights This is the first time, bot the engines of an aircraft are powered with bio-jet fuel. Leh is located at an altitude of 10,682 feet above sea level and is one of ..
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On January 16, 2020, the Department of Industries and Commerce, functioning under Ministry of Food Processing Industries organized food processing summit in Ladakh. The other stakeholders of the summit include Invest India and National Investment Promotion and Facilitation agency. Highlights The Summit was attended by food producers of Ladakh. It included producers of milk, barley, ..
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