Current Affairs – January, 2015

UN chief Ban Ki Moon inaugurates Gujarat’s second canal-top 10-MW solar power project

United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon inaugurated Gujarat’s second canal-top 10-MW solar power project. It is located on 5.5 km stretch of Vadodara branch of Sardar Sarovar project canal. It is implemented by Hyderabad-based Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited (MEIL) Key facts of Gujarat’s Canal-top solar power project It is considered as first-of-its-kind project in Read More…

First China-CELAC Forum ministerial meeting concludes in Beijing

First ministerial meeting of the Forum of China and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) concluded in Beijing. It was two-day meeting and was co-chaired by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Costa Rican counterpart, Manuel Gonzalez Sanz. First China-CELAC Forum ministerial meeting passed three major documents: Beijing Declaration. Five-year cooperation Read More…

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates 7th vibrant Gujarat summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 7th Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar. Key facts Inaugural ceremony was attended by United Nations General Secretary and US State Secretary John Kerry. Apart from them, several ministers from Europe, Japan, Australia and Canada and over 50 CEOs of top Indian as well as international companies attended it. Read More…

People from 11 countries take part in First Buddha Heritage Walk in Bihar

People from 11 countries have taken part in First Buddha Heritage Walk in Bihar. In this heritage walk over 500 pilgrims from 11 countries walked through a 13-km-long forest trail. They walked through the trail which Lord Gautam Buddha had taken to reach Rajgir from Bodh Gaya around 2,543 years ago. It was organized by Read More…

DRDO successfully tests advance EW suite in Tejas-PV1 Aircraft

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully tested an advanced electronic warfare (EW) suite. It was tested onboard of the country’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas-PV1. Key facts about Electronic Warfare (EW) suite It is developed by Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) of DRDO. EW suite consists of Radar Warner and Jammer. This suit Read More…