Current Affairs – October, 2019

Vajra Prahar: India-US Joint Military Exercise, 2019

A joint military training exercise “Vajra Prahar” is conducted in Seattle between October 13, 2019 and October 28, 2019. The exercise is conducted alternately in India and US. The Special Forces and the Southern Command of Indian Armed Forces will participate in the exercise Significance of Vajra Prahar Around 45 – member special forces team Read More…

World Youth Chess Championship 2019

The World Youth Chess Championship concluded in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 12 October 2019. India ended the World Youth Chess Championship by bagging 7 medals including 1 gold and 3 silver and 3 bronze medals. Only the Under-16 Girls category proved to be elusive for India in the chess championship. The 14 year old R Praggnanandhaa Read More…

DHARMA GUARDIAN – 2019: Indo-Japan Joint Military Exercise

India and Japan will be holding a two-week-long joint military exercise called Dharma Guardian-2019 in Mizoram from 19 October to 2 November 2019. This Joint Military Exercise will be conducted at Counter-Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School in Vairengte, Mizoram. About Exercise Dharma Guardian It is an annual training event, which is being conducted in India Read More…

Technology Summit, 2019

The 25th Technology Summit is a bilateral platform that provides opportunities to industries, government agencies and institutes from India and other countries to interact with each other. In 2017, Canada participated in the Summit and in 2018 it was Italy. This year Netherlands has been invited. The summit acts as a forum to forge partnerships, Read More…

PM Modi chairs meeting on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme

Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired a meeting on ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ programme. Under the initiative, the government plans to hold people-to-people exchange between states to enhance knowledge about each other’s culture. About Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat The programme is a personal initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that highlights India’s diversity and furthers national Read More…