Ladakh launched "Pani Month" to raise awareness about clean water.

  • The UT of Ladakh has launched a month-long campaign Pani Maah (water month)
  • With an aim to increase the pace of implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the UT and
  • To inform and engage village communities on the importance of clean water.
  • Pani Maah is being run at the Block and Panchayat level in two phases.
  • The campaign will adopt a three-pronged approach- focussing on water quality testing, planning and strategizing water supply, and seamless functioning of Pani Sabha in villages.

IBM will set up a software lab in Kochi.

  • Operation of IBM Software Lab in Kerala which includes setting up of a state-of-the-art product engineering, design and software development center in Kochi.
  • Currently, IBM Software Labs operates from Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai in India.

The book "Balakot Air Strike: How India Avenged Pulwama" written by Manan Bhatt has been published.

  • Manan Bhatt is a retired non-commissioned officer of the Indian Navy who participated in the Kargil War and Operation Parakram.
  • The book is published by Garuda Prakashan.
  • The book captures the real-life events surrounding the Pulwama suicide attack of February 2019 and India's strong hit-backs in the form of the Balakot airstrike twelve days later.

India gifted 30 ambulances to Bangladesh.

  • Thirty ambulances gifted by India to Bangladesh arrived at Petrapole Land Port.
  • The ambulances are in the 1st batch of 109 life support ambulances gifted
  • During the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Bangladesh on 26-27 March to participate in the Golden Jubilee celebrations of Bangladesh's liberation.

LG Manoj Sinha launched the Jammu and Kashmir Film Policy 2021.

  • The Govt of J&K is creating a vibrant film ecosystem to bring back the golden era of filmmaking in J&K and
  • Transform the Union Territory into the most preferred filming destination.
  • Government has put in place Single Window Clearance Mechanism; Created equipment, location and talent directory,
  • In addition to offering several incentives for filmmakers visiting Jammu and Kashmir.
  • The new policy aims to maximize the potential of promising local talent and create livelihood opportunities for many.

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