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27th Fusion Energy Conference held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The 27th Fusion Energy Conference (FEC 2018) was held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat. The six-day event is organised by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and hosted by Department of Atomic Energy and Gandhinagar-based Institute of Plasma Research. FEC 2018 The aim of FEC 2018 was to provide forum for discussion of key physics and technology Read More…

PM inaugurates National Police Memorial in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and dedicated National Police Memorial (NPM) to nation in New Delhi on the occasion of National Police Commemoration Day (Observed on October 21). The memorial has been created to recognise supreme sacrifices made by police personnel since independence. National Police Memorial (NPM) The memorial has been built on 6.12-acre land Read More…

Police Commemoration Day: October 21

The Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21st to pay homage to police martyrs. The day commemorates supreme sacrifices of ten policemen while defending borders with China in 1959. This year the day was observed in all Police Lines throughout the country to mark memory of these gallant police personnel killed on Read More…

PM announces national award in Netaji’s name for disaster relief workers

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced launch of national award in name of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to honour those involved in disaster response operations. It was announced on the occasion of 75th anniversary of Bose’s declaration of formation of Azad Hind Government, India’s first independent government on October 21, 1943. Key Facts The national award Read More…

75th anniversary of establishment of Azad Hind government observed

75th anniversary of establishment of Azad Hind government observed October 21, 2018. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted National flag and unveiled plaque at the Red Fort, Delhi. Azad Hind Government Azad Hind Government was founded in Singapore on October 21, 1943. It was India’s first independent government established by Indian nationalists-in-exile during Read More…

India’s longest river bridge will be built on Brahmaputra river in Assam

India’s longest river bridge with total length of 19.3 kilometers will be built on Brahmaputra river in Assam. This bridge will connect Dhubri of Assam to Fulbarani of Meghalaya. This bridge will reduce the distance between these two places by 203 kms and also travel time. At present, India’s largest river bridge is Dhola-Sadia bridge, Read More…

Cope India air exercise: India, Japan, US planning to host joint trilateral air exercise

India and US have agreed to elevate their bilateral ‘Cope India’ air exercise to trilateral format by including Japan. The next edition of this exercise is scheduled to be held in December 2018 for which final planning conference to finalise its modalities will held in Kalaikunda, West Bengal. Key Facts During the annual Defence Ministerial Read More…

AG600: China’s first amphibious aircraft completes first water takeoff

China’s first home-grown amphibious aircraft AG600 (code-named Kunlong) successfully carried out its first take-off and landing on water. It is claimed to be as the world’s largest amphibious aircraft. In this maiden flight, the seaplane took off from Zhanghe Reservoir in Jingmen, Hubei’s province and stayed airborne for about 15 minutes AG600 amphibious aircraft AG600 Read More…