Air Force Day: IAF celebrated its 88th Anniversary.

The Indian Air Force (IAF) is celebrating its 88th anniversary on October 8, 2020. The IAF was established on October 8, 1932. Key Facts The hallmark of the event was air display by various aircraft. The air display started with the sky divers of the AKASH GANGA. The Team was dropping out of an AN-32 Read More…

India- Japan : Cabinet approves Memorandum of cooperation on cyber-security

The Government of India has approved a memorandum of cooperation (MoC) in the field of cyber-security between India and Japan. Key Facts The MoC will boost the cooperation in areas including the capacity building in cyberspace. It also include cooperation on protection of critical infrastructure and cooperation in emerging technologies. The MoC have also the Read More…

Rajeshwar Rao- New Deputy Governor of RBI

The Government of India (GoI) has appointed M. Rajeshwar Rao as the new Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on October 7, 2020.  The post of deputy governor was vacant since March 2020 after the former Deputy Governor N R Vishwanathan resigned due to health issues. Deputy Governor of RBI The deputy governor Read More…

PM Modi launched the “Jan Andolan campaign” for COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a campaign called Jan Andolan for COVID-19 Appropriate Behaviour on October 8, 2020. The campaign was launched through a tweet by him using a hashtag #Unite2FightCorona. Key Facts The campaign has been launched with a key message for people to stay united to fight Corona. The campaign reminds people Read More…

Russia test fired the Hypersonic Cruise Missile – TSIRKON

Russia has test-fired the Hypersonic Cruise missile called TSIRKON (Zircon) successfully in the white Sea on October 7, 2020. The test fire was conducted on the occasion of the birthday of the former Russian President Vladimir Putin. Key Facts Test fire was conducted from the Frigate Admiral Gorshkov Vessel in the  white Sea. The Missile Read More…