Places in News Current Affairs - 2019

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Interceptor Missile test fired successfully by DRDO

India’s premier defence equipment manufacturer Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) successfully test-fired a new Prithvi Defence Vehicle (PDV) interceptor missile capable of neutralizing any incoming long-range missile at higher altitude. [icon name=”icon-question-sign”]How this test was conducted by DRDO? Firstly, the target which was a dummy incoming enemy missile was test fired from a naval Read More…

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15th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA)

15th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) informally known as the “Bollywood Oscars,” held in US for the first time. The ceremony was held at  the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida,US. The 2014 IIFA Awards honoured the best films of 2013, took place between April 23-26, 2014. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag was awarded the most awards (14). Read More…

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Asia-Pacific navies sign communication agreement at Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS)

India and 21 other countries adopted an agreement at ameliorating communication at sea to cut down the possibility of conflict amid developing friction between a progressively assertive China and its neighbours. Naval chiefs of these nations participated at the biennial conference of the Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) held at Qingdao, China. Rear Admiral S N Read More…

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Documentary “Gulabi Gang” to be screened at the 14th New York Indian Film Festival

Documentary “Gulabi Gang” to be screened at the 14th New York Indian Film Festival that will run from May 5 to 10, 2014. Directed by Nishtha Jain, it is based on the life of Sampat Pal Devi, a child bride and former government health worker. In 2006, Sampat Pal Devi formed the Gulabi Gang of pink sari-clad women and Read More…

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Bluefin-21 Robotic submarine deployed to solve mystery of lost Malaysian plane MH370

Flight MH370 flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, went missing on March 8, 2014 with 239 people on board. It lost contact with air traffic controllers over the South China Sea. The Bluefin-21 robotic submarine (Underwater Autonomous Vehicle) will explore for wreckage of the Flight MH370 in an area defined by 4 ping signals from the Read More…

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