Sanchar Saathi portal: The portal aims to provide various reforms and services related to mobile connections and telecommunications.
It has been developed by C-DoT under the Department of Tele-communications (DoT) to prevent frauds such as identity theft, forged KYC, banking frauds etc.The portal allows mobile phone users to:
- Check the connections registered on their names.
- Report fraudulent or unrequired connections.
- Block the mobile phones which are stolen/lost
- Check IMEI genuineness before buying a mobile phone.
Likaru-Mig La-Fukche road: Border Roads Organisation (BRO) recently started the construction of the Likaru-Mig La-Fukche road close to Hanle in Eastern Ladakh’s Demchok sector. It is located close to Hanle in Eastern Ladakh.The 64-km long road will connect Likaru to Fukche, situated 3 km from the Line of Actual Control (LAC).Once completed, it will be the world’s highest motorable road at a height of 19,400 ft in Mig La.This would also provide an alternate land connectivity route to the Fukche advanced landing pad, which is only 2.5 km away from the LAC. It is the first project in India to be carried out entirely by an All Woman Road Construction Company. It is led by a five-member All Woman Border Road Task Force.
Madan Lal Dhingra:He was an Indian revolutionary freedom fighter.He was born on 18 February 1883 in Amritsar.Dhingra received his early education in Amritsar and later moved to England for further studies. He enrolled at University College, London, where he studied engineering.While in England, Dhingra became deeply involved in the activities of the Indian independence movement.He came in contact with the revolutionaries like Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, Shyamji Krishna Varma, the founder of Indian House, and several others.
Curzon Wyllie’s assassination: On July 1, 1909, Madan Lal Dhingra assassinated Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a retired British Indian Army officer and a prominent official, during a public meeting in London’s Imperial Institute.During the trial, he claimed that he had murdered Curzon-Wyllie as a patriotic act and in revenge for the inhumane killings of Indians by the British Government in India. He was found guilty and sentenced to death. He was hanged to death on August 17, 1909, at the age of only 24.He was disowned by his family for his anti-British leanings – so much so that even after his death his family refused to take his body.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden: Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip Garden, previously Model Floriculture Centre, is a tulip garden in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.It is the largest tulip garden in Asia,spread over an area of about 30 hectares. It is situated on the foothills of the Zabarwan Range with an overview of Dal Lake.The garden was opened in 2007 with the aim to boost floriculture and tourism in Kashmir Valley.The garden is built on a sloping ground in a terraced fashion consisting of seven terraces. The garden houses about 48 varieties of tulip flowers. The garden also has several types of other flowers, including daffodils, hyacinths, roses, narcissus, and other ornamental plants.
Tulip festival: It is an annual celebration that aims to showcase the range of flowers in the garden as a part of tourism efforts by the Government of Jammu and Kashmir. It is organized during the onset of the spring season in Kashmir valley.