India-Pakistan war Current Affairs - 2020

India attends BIMSTEC meet

On September 2, 2020, India attended BIMSTEC meet and discussed ways to expand cooperation among its member countries. It further discussed ways to expand cooperation to deal with the current COVID-19 challenges. Background The grouping accounts to 22% of global population. It has a combined Gross Domestic Product of 2.8 trillion USD. India has been Read More…

Air Vice Marshal Chandan Singh Rathore passed away

On March 29, 2020, the Mahavir Chakra recipient Air Vice Marshall Chandan Singh Rathore died at his Jodhpur residence. His services during the 1962 war and 1971 war were impeccable. 1971 war During the 1971 war with Pakistan, for the liberation of Bangladesh, he planned and executed the helicopter operations. Under his directions the Indian Read More…

India’s highest bridge inaugurated

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the highest bridge in India. The bridge was named after the “Lion of Ladakh” Col Chewang Rinchen. It stands at 14,650 feet across the Shyok river. Features of the bridge It is located at 45km from India’s border from China. It connects Leh’s Darbuk with Daulat Beg Oldi. The bridge Read More…

47th Navy Day Navy day Observed

Indian Navy Day is observed annually on 4 December to celebrate magnificence, achievements and role of naval force of the country. This year it was 47th Navy Day. Why Navy Day is celebrated? It commemorates launch of Operation Trident by Indian Navy against Pakistan on 4th December, 1971. During 1971 India-Pakistan war, Indian Navy had Read More…

19th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas observed

The 19th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated across India on 26 July 2018 to commemorate the success of Operation Vijay and remember brave sacrifice of Indian soldiers during 1999 India-Pakistan Kargil War. India-Pakistan Kargil War The war took place between May and July of 1999 in Kargil district of Jammu and Kashmir. It Read More…