Jammu and Kashmir Current Affairs - 2020

J&K launches National Generic Document Registration System

Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha has launched the National Generic Document Registration System for the region on September 18, 2020.  This is an online registration system for transactions in purchase or sale of land. National Generic Document Registration System The system has been generated by the National Informatics Centre (NIC). The registration Read More…

Cannbis Medicine Project: First Foreign Investment in Jammu and Kashmir

The first ever Cannabis Medicine project that is to be set up in Jammu and Kashmir in collaboration with Canada is to be the first foreign investment in the union territory. Highlights The project is to be set up at the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine in Jammu and Kashmir. The project was recently reviewed Read More…

UNSC: Pakistan request to designate four Indians as Terrorists rejected

The United Nations Security Council recently rejected Pakistan request to list four Indians as terrorists. Pakistan wanted to add four Indian nationals under ISIS and Al-Qaeda operations. The request was backed by France, USA, UK, Germany and Belgium. The UNSC rejected mainly due to lack of evidence. Highlights The permanent members that backed India were Read More…

Biodiversity Council set up in Jammu and Kashmir

The Jammu and Kashmir Government has issued an order to set up Biodiversity Council in Jammu and Kashmir. The council is to be headed by the Chief Conservator of Forests. Highlights The council is to include 10-members. Out of these, five will be non-official members. The council will look after the conservation of biological diversity Read More…

Union Cabinet approves Hindi, Dogri and Kashmiri to become official languages of Jammu and Kashmir

On September 2, 2020, the Union Cabinet headed by PM Modi approved the Jammu and Kashmir Language Bill, 2020 to make five languages namely Urudu, Hindi, Dogri, English and Kashmiri as the official language of the Union Territory. Highlights Earlier, that is, before the abrogation of Article 370, Urudu and English were the official language Read More…