LoC Current Affairs, GK & News
The Pakistan Army recently moved 20,000 soldiers to the Gilgit-Baltistan region. The army is to deploy them along Line of Control. This is being done to match Chinese deployments along Line of Actual Control. Highlights The level of troops moved by Pakistan is more than what the country did after Balakot air strikes. The build ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: International Current Affairs
A book titled ‘A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief’, authored by former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar recently released highlights the key defence related decisions taken by former Prime Minister of India Late Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Admiral Kumar served as Navy Chief between 1998 and 2001 and also oversaw Kargil conflict ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: A Prime Minister to Remember- Memories of a Military Chief • Book Release • Former Navy Chief Admiral Sushil Kumar • Jaswant Singh • Kargil Conflict • Line of Control • LoC • Operation Parakram • Parliament Attack • Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh flew to Siachen Glacier which is the world’s highest battlefield in his first visit outside the national capital as Defence Minister. Siachen Glacier Siachen glacier is located in the eastern Karakoram Range in the Himalayas. Situated at an average altitude of 18,000 ft above sea level it is one of the ..
Topics: Defence minister • Himalayas • India- Pakistan • Indus • Karakoram Range • Line of Control • LoC • NJ 9842 • Nubra • Operation Meghadoot • Pakistan • Saltoro ridge • Shimla Agreement • Siachen Glacier • world's highest battlefield
The government has issued orders to suspend the Line of Control (LoC) trade between Jammu & Kashmir and Pak Occupied Kashmir (PoK). Why did the government suspend LoC trade? The LoC trade was initiated to facilitate the exchange of goods of common use between local populations across the LoC in Jammu & Kashmir. On the ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Indian Army has successfully conducted surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control () in Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK) i.e. along India’s de-facto border with Pakistan. The surgical strikes were India’s first direct military response to attack on Uri army base by Pakistan-based militants that had killed 18 Indian soldiers. The motive of the ..