Day: October 19, 2020

SLINEX 2020

The Eighth Edition of annual Indian Navy (IN) – Sri Lanka Navy (SLN) bilateral maritime exercise SLINEX-20 was held recently. SLINEX-20 aims to enhance inter-operability, improve mutual understanding and …

India’s first sea aeroplane project

The first of the five seaplane services in Gujarat, connecting Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to the Statue of Unity in Kevadia in Narmada District, will be inaugurated on October …

Anti-Tank Guided Missile

The indigenously developed laser-guided version of the Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM) was successfully test fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) recently and will undergo more validation tests in …

New START Treaty

President Vladimir Putin has proposed a one-year extension without conditions of the last major nuclear arms reduction accord between Russia and the US. The New START deal was signed …

Global Hunger Index 2020

India has the highest prevalence of wasted children under five years in the world, which reflects acute undernutrition, according to the Global Hunger Index 2020. The situation has worsened in …

Hyderabad Rains

Recently, three days of extremely heavy rainfall led to massive floods were witnessed in Telangana, Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra. Hyderabad recorded its rainiest day in 117 years, flooding over …

Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana

Recently, the Ministry of Culture has issued guidelines for holding cultural events/activities in virtual/online mode under various scheme components of Kala Sanskriti Vikas Yojana (KSVY). Key Points The Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant lockdowns have had a …