Abdul Kalam Island Current Affairs - 2020

World Students Day being observed on October 15.

The World Students Day is observed every year on the occasion of  birth anniversary of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on October 15. The 2020 version of the day is being celebrated under the Theme: Learning for people, prosperity and peace. The United Nations had declared his birth anniversary to be celebrated as World Students Day Read More…

India completes Agni II test fire successfully

India on November 11, 2019, conducted its first night trial of AGNI II missile successfully. It is the first night trial being tested by the country. The nuclear capable missile was tested at the Abdul Kalam Island of Odisha Coast. Highlights The missile was developed by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization) The surface-to-surface medium Read More…

World Students Day on Sir Kalam’s birthday

The world remembers Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the former President of India as a loved teacher. The United Nations declared his birthday, October 15, 2019, as World Students Day. Significance Bharat Ratna Dr Kalam was known with various nick names like People’s President, as he focused on people centric issues during his presidency, Missile man, Read More…

DRDO test fires Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

India’s Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted maiden test of an indigenously developed Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV) from launch pad number-4 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island off Odisha Coast. About HSTDV It is an unmanned scramjet demonstration aircraft. It is designed to cruise at Mach 6 speed with scramjet Read More…

India successfully conducted night trial of Agni-I ballistic missile

India has successfully carried out night user trial of Agni-I short-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile. The test flight was conducted by Indian Army’s Strategic Forces Command off Abdul Kalam Island in Bay of Bengal, off the coast of the Indian state of Odisha. The test was second known nighttime trial of Agni-I since its first such Read More…