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The Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India is organizing two days Regional Conference at Jammu. The conference will be held on Nov 15-16 in collaboration with the Government of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. The conference is based on the theme: “Replication of Good Governance Practices in Union Territories ..
‘ICEDASH’ IT initiative launchs as an Ease of Doing Business (EODB) monitoring dashboard of Indian Customs
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has recently launched two new IT Initiatives – ICEDASH and ATITHI – for improved monitoring and pace of customs clearance of imported goods and facilitating arriving international passengers. ICEDASH is an Ease of Doing Business (EODB) monitoring dashboard of the Indian Customs that allows public see and compare import clearance ..
The book titled “Ten Studies in Kashmir: History and Politics” has been authored by educationist and Padma Shri recipient Prof Kashi Nath Pandit. It sheds light on the events that happened from 1947 till the revocation of the special status of the J&K state (1947-2019 events). The author has described complexities in various aspects of ..
The famous Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has been adjudged as the India’s ‘Best Swachh Iconic Place’ on the basis of the overall improvement in sanitation. The ranking of Swachh Iconic Places was recently released by the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti, Department of drinking water and sanitation. The initiatives of ..
The Joint Exercise of Pakistani and Chinese Air Force Shaheen was held at in Chinese city of Holton close to the Indian border near Ladakh. It was the eighth edition of the exercise since it was first launched in March 2001. The statement by the Chinese Air Force stated that the joint training does not target ..
Topics: Baltistan • Divided regions • Geography of Asia • Gilgit • Gilgit-Baltistan • Indian Air Force • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir • Kashmir Issue • Ladakh • Pakistan • Political geography • Skardu • Subdivisions of Pakistan
The Line of Control (LoC) is a ceasefire line and not an international boundary. Under international law, it is defined and protected by a bilateral treaty, the 1972 Simla Agreement, executed in writing between India and Pakistan following the 1971 war, and subsequently ratified by both parliaments. The Shimla agreement makes it clear that the ..
Topics: Countries • Geography of Asia • Gilgit-Baltistan • Indo-Pakistani wars • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir Conflict • Lahore Declaration of 1999 • Line of Control • Pakistan • Political geography • Shimla Agreement • Simla Agreement