Page-48 of Current Affairs - August, 2015

India's first Harbour Defence System commissioned in Kochi

India’s first Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) was commissioned in Kochi, Kerala. First of its kind system in the country is part of initiatives to strengthen and beef up coastal security in the western coastline. About Integrated Underwater Harbour Defence and Surveillance System (IUHDSS) Designed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI). Consists of advance ..

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Maharashtra Government announces construction of 800 kms Nagpur-Mumbai expressway

Maharashtra Government has announced construction of 800 kms long Nagpur-Mumbai expressway. This expressway will be called as Communication Super-expressway or Nagpur-Amravati-Aurangabad-Ghoti-Mumbai expressway. It is considered a major move in the surface transportation in Maharashtra as it connects both major cities of state each located on east and west end. This project would be completed in ..

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New frog species named ‘Indirana Salelkari’ discovered in Goa

Wildlife researchers have discovered new frog species in Netravali forest sanctuary of Goa. The discovered species has been christened as ‘Indirana Salelkari’ after Netravali Range Forest Officer Prakash Salelkar for his contribution to conservation of wildlife. It was discovered by team of researchers consisting of Nikhil Modak, Ninad Gosavi, Neelesh Dahanukar and Anand D Padhye. ..

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India’s Prabhroop Sekhon wins two golds in Special Olympics World Games

India’s 14 year old Prabhroop Sekhon has won two gold medals in the Special Olympics World Summer Games held at Los Angeles, US. He won the medals in 300 metre and 500 metre Roller Skating event. Sekhon hails from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. Earlier he was coached and selected for various camps at State and National ..

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Thomas Cook (India) Ltd buys Sri Lankan firm Luxe Asia Pvt. Ltd

Major tour operator Thomas Cook (India) Ltd has acquired Sri Lanka based destination management company Luxe Asia Pvt. Ltd. The acquisition was done in undisclosed deal was made through Thomas Cook (India) Ltd’s wholly owned subsidiary Thomas Cook Lanka (Pvt) Ltd. After this deal, Luxe Asia will be operated as an independent entity. This acquisition ..

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