Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Bairas small hydel project in Dras, Ladakh

The Indian Government has inaugurated the Bairas small hydel project in Dras, Ladakh. While the remote location of the project and the extreme weather possed a significant challenge to the construction of the project, the Indian Government went ahead with the plan which is a viable source of renewable power in the Ladakh region. Geography ..

2019 Singhey Khababs Sindhu Festival held in J&K

In Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, tourist’s promotional festival – Ladakh Singhey Khababs Sindhu Festival celebrated on the bank of Indus River at Leh. The festival presents the Indus River as a symbol of the multi-dimensional cultural identity of India that got its name from the Indus River. Folk songs and dances are performed ..

India’s first natural Ice Cafe started in Leh

India’s first natural Ice Cafe has started at a height of 14,000 feet in Leh, Ladakh. The ice cafe is located on the Manali-Leh Highway. It is created by natural process by the Border Road Organisation (BRO) officials, with the help of some locals during winters. It is built in the shape of a mound ..

Indian Army constructs 260 feet long cable-suspension bridge ‘Maitri Bridge’ over Indus river

The Indian Army has constructed the 260 feet long cable-suspension bridge ‘Maitri Bridge’ over Indus river at Choglamsar village in Leh in a record time of 40 days. It is the longest suspension bridge over the river and is built by combat engineers of the ‘Sahas aur Yogyata’ regiment of the Indian Army’s ‘Fire and ..

Indian Army Builds Longest Suspension Bridge Over River Indus In Leh-Ladakh

The Indian Army has successfully built the longest suspension bridge ‘Matiri Bridge’ over the Indus River in the Leh-Ladakh region at Choglamsar village. It has been named ‘Maitri Bridge’ to symbolize the excellent civil-military relations existing in the region. It is built in a record time of 40 days, and is the longest Suspension Bridge ..