Leh: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

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 ..

International Day of Yoga’s main national event to be held in Leh

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 ..

IAF AN-32 test flight

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 ..

Junior National Ice Hockey Championship-2020 begins in Leh

The Ice Hockey Association of India(IHAI) is conducting the 5th edition of the Junior National Ice Hockey Championship in Leh. The National Championship started on Thursday, 2nd January 2, 2020, and will continue till next Tuesday, 7th January 2020. The tournament is played in the Under-20 (U-20), junior category of both boys and girls. The ..

National Research Institute for Sowa-Rigpa gets Cabinet nod

?Sowa-Rigpa? commonly known as the Tibetan system of medicine is one of the oldest medical traditions of the world, gets Union Cabinet approval on 20th November 2019 for setting up an autonomous National Institute under Ministry of Ayush in Leh district of Ladakh, at an estimated cost of Rs. 47.25 crore. Sowa Rigpa originated from ..