Shimla Agreement Current Affairs, GK & News
Shimla Agreement was signed at Shimla, India, by Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, the President of Pakistan, and Indira Gandhi, the Prime Minister of India on the night of July 2nd, 1972. The agreement was much more than a peace treaty seeking to reverse the consequences of the 1971 war (i.e. to bring about withdrawals of troops ..
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
Recently the UNSC held a closed-door meeting on the situation in Kashmir. Even though no official communiqué was released, it is said the attempts by Pakistan and its all-weather ally China to internationalise the issue did not gain much traction. This is seen as a diplomatic victory to India which time and again has stated ..
Topics: Azad Kashmir • Continents • Countries • Foreign relations of Pakistan • Geography of Asia • Gilgit-Baltistan • Indo-Pakistani wars • Jammu and Kashmir • Kashmir • Kashmir Conflict • Mountain warfare • Shimla Agreement • Subdivisions of Pakistan • UNSC
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