Headline : Why the attack in Gadchiroli is significant? Details : The News The Maoist attack in Maharashtra’s Gadchiroli district led to the death of 15 Police personnel. Background This attack in Gadchiroli is another significant event in the long history of Maoist violencein Gadchiroli, where the naxal movement began in 1980. This district has … Continue reading Why the attack in Gadchiroli is significant?
Headline : Indian Army gets first batch of Dhanush artillery guns Details : The News In a major boost to its fire power, the indigenously produced long-range artillery gun, Dhanush was inducted into the Indian Army. In focus: Dhanush Introduction Dhanush is the first indigenously produced long-range artillery gun. It has been developed by the … Continue reading Indian Army gets first batch of Dhanush artillery guns
About ISIS The Islamic State, or ISIS, is a militant organization that emerged as an offshoot of al Qaeda in 2014. It was founded by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, an Iraqi. It quickly took control of large parts of Iraq and Syria, raising its black flag in victory and declaring the creation of a caliphate and … Continue reading In Brief: ISIS and It’s Rise and Fall
Headline : Successful anti-satellite missile test puts India in elite club Details : In News India successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (ASAT) missile test, named Mission Shakti, becoming the fourth country in the world to demonstrate the capability to shoot down satellites in orbit. News Summary Under Mission Shakti, India demonstrated the capability to destroy a satellite … Continue reading Everything about Mission Shakti
The News Recently, the armies of India and Myanmar conducted a "coordinated operation" against insurgents in Myanmar territory to avert a possible threat to the Kaladan multi-modal transit transport project. Kaladan multi-model transit transport project India entered into a framework agreement with Myanmar in April 2008 to facilitate implementation of the project. Objective: To create a … Continue reading Dozen insurgent camps ‘smashed’ along India-Myanmar border in joint military operation
INS Kalvari • INS Kalvari is a Scorpene-class submarine described as a "deadly predator". • It is one of six built by Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai as a part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy. • Kalvariis a potent Man o’ War capable of undertaking offensive operations spanning across the entire spectrum of Maritime … Continue reading Everything about INS Kalvari
• Indian Air Force is phasing out the Mi-8 helicopters. • Mi-8 helicopter has been used in numerous operations, missions, expeditions and movements conducted by IAF. • Most of the Indian Air Force Officials have called the helicopter 'iconic'. Mi-8 helicopters • They are a utility and medium sized assault helicopter. Induction in IAF • … Continue reading Everything about Mi8 Helicopter