Union Defence Minister Current Affairs - 2019

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PM lays foundation stone for AK-47 rifle Manufacturing Unit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for AK-47 rifles manufacturing unit at Amethi of Uttar Pradesh. On the occasion of laying foundation stone PM thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for making the venture possible in such a short time. The message of the  Russian President Vladimir Putin read out by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Read More…

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Aero India 2019 inagurated at Bengaluru

The Aero India 2019 was inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman at the Yelahanka Air Force Station in Bengaluru.   The Aero India 2019 will be held for 5 days from February 20 to 24 and each day of the five day air show would have a special theme. Day one would be Inaugural Day, Read More…

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January 30: Martyrs Day

January 30 is celebrated as Martyrs Day to honour the brave martyrs of India who have sacrificed their lives for the country. Why January 30 is celebrated as Martyrs Day? January 30 marks the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. On January 30, 1948, at the age of 78, Mahatma Gandhiji, Father of the Nation was Read More…

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Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor Inaugurated

The Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor. During the inauguration, investments worth over Rs 3,038 crore in this defence corridor were announced. Lockheed Martin, a global security giant, also announced its intention to invest in the corridor. About the Corridor The important features about the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Read More…

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Women to get 20% jobs in Military Police

The Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced the decision to induct women in Personnel Below Officer Rank, PBOR, role in Corps of Military Police. The women will be inducted in a graded manner to eventually comprise 20% of total Corps of Military Police. Accordingly, the Army chalked out induction of approximately 800 women in military Read More…

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Diffo Bridge of Arunachal Pradesh Inaugurated

The Union Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426.60 m long Pre Stressed Concrete Box Girder type Diffo bridge over Diffo river on Roing – Koronu- Paya road in Arunachal Pradesh. The Diffo bridge will provide for uninterrupted access between Dibang Valley and Lohit valley region of Eastern Arunachal Pradesh together with providing an all-weather road Read More…

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