Manohar Parrikar Current Affairs - 2019

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Pramod Sawant sworn-in as CM of Goa

Pramod Sawant, who was the speaker in the Goa assembly was sworn-in as the new chief minister of Goa following the demise of Manohar Parrikar. Pramod Sawant holds Bachelors degree in Ayurvedic Medicine and has completed his post-graduation studies in Medico-Legal System and also did his masters in social work. He Sawant plunged into politics Read More…

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India designated as major US defence partner

India has been designated as a major defence partner of the United States. It puts India on a par with the closest allies and partners of the US. The agreement in this regard was reached between Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and US Secretary of Defence Ashton Carter in New Delhi. It was one of Read More…

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India’s largest and tallest tricolour hoisted at Ranchi

India’s largest tricolour was hoisted atop the tallest pole at Pahari Mandir in Ranchi,  by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar. This flag will remain hoisted for 24 hours and shall be illuminated with the help of twenty sodium vapour lights at night. It is world’s largest and the highest hoisted Indian flag. Dimensions of flag: It Read More…

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DAC approves major changes in Defence Procurement Procedure

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has approved major changes in the new Defence Procurement Procedure (DDP) 2016. These changes were made in DPP 2016 to streamline defence acquisitions and give a big impetus to indigenisation of Defence sector through the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Some of the changes Read More…

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IAF gets first indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft Tejas

First indigenously-built Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas was handed over to the Indian Air Force (IAF) by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar at ceremony held at Bengaluru, Karanataka. It was handed over after it was granted Initial Operational Clearance (IOC)-II, which signifies that aircraft is airworthy to fly in different conditions. About Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Read More…

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