Current Affairs – October, 2019

‘Mahatma Lives’: UNESCO and DD to telecast TV Show on Gandhi’s 150th Anniversary

UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) and Doordarshan, country’s public service broadcaster has join hands to telecast TV bilingual programme ‘Mahatma Lives‘ or ‘Bapu Zinda Hain’ on 1-2 October 2019, to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. The objective of programme is to celebrate his ideas Read More…

DRDO successfully test fires land-attack version of BrahMos missile

BRAHMOS Supersonic Cruise Missile, with major indigenous systems, was successfully test fired from Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur in Odisha. The missile was test-fired for its full strike range of 290-km during the launch jointly conducted by Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and BrahMos Aerospace. The first extended version of BrahMos missile was successfully Read More…

National Nutrition Survey

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organized first National Nutrition Survey. The ministry took help from UNICEF to complete the survey. The survey was conducted between 2016 and 2018. In India, for the first time the ministry measured malnutrition that included micro nutrient deficiencies. It was done by collecting urine samples and blood samples. Read More…

Shanti Prayas-2: Joint military exercises of Nepal, US Army

The armies of Nepal and the United States will jointly conduct military exercises , named Shanti Prayas-2 or Peace Initiatives, later this month which will also involve several other countries including India. The exercises will be conducted in Panchkhal, situated 50 km east of Kathmandu. The Nepal Army, the US Army and several other countries Read More…