Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
Topics: Dras • Geography of India • Geography of Jammu and Kashmir • Geography of Ladakh • Jammu and Kashmir • Karakoram • Ladakh • Leh • Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir • States and union territories of India • Tingmosgang • Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir
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 ..
Topics: Divided regions • Indus River • Jammu and Kashmir • Jammu Division • Ladakh • Leh • Rivers • Rivers of Jammu and Kashmir • Sindhu Darshan Festival • States and union territories of India • Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir
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 ..
Topics: Glaciers • Ice Stupa • Irrigation • Jammu and Kashmir • Ladakh • Leh • Sonam Wangchuk • States and union territories of India • Students' Educational and Cultural Movement of Ladakh • Tourism in Jammu and Kashmir • Water conservation
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 ..
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 ..
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