Page-20 of Current Affairs - June, 2013

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III added into IAF

The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew its first advanced airlifter Boeing C-17 Globemaster III flew to India to be added into the fleet of India Air Force. Boeing is expected to deliver four more C-17s to the IAF this year and five ..

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"INDRA 2013" : Indo-Russian joint military exercise to be conducted in October 2013

This year’s Indo-Russian joint military exercise  INDRA 2013 is scheduled to be conducted in October 2013 at Mahajan field firing range of Rajasthan in India. Teams from both sides will practice joint planning and execution of anti-terrorist missions and leading intelligence activities by ..

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HRD to set up National Testing Agency (NTA)

The Ministry of Human Resource & Development (HRD) will constitute a 7-member Task Force headed by Prof. Sanjay Dhande, Ex-Director, IIT. The team which will have representatives from  CBSE, UGC, NCERT, AICTE and from the Ministry, will be tasked to ..

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Fact Box: National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC)

India to establish NCCC for spying on cyber threats Indian government will establish its own multi-agency body — National Cyber Coordination Centre (NCCC) — that would carry out “real-time assessment of cyber security threats” and “generate actionable reports/alerts for proactive actions” by ..

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Number of Royal Bengal Tiger in Sudarbans exceeds 2011 census estimates

As per a new study conducted in collaboration with World Wildlife Fund For Nature (WWF) and Wildlife Institute of India, the number of Royal Bengal tigers in the four ranges of the Sundarban Tiger Reserve (STR) and the adjoining South 24 ..

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Fact Box: What is Citrus greening?

Citrus greening or Huanglongbing is a deadly disease of citrus which greatly affects the production of the fruits in several parts of India. Causing agents: It is caused by motile bacteria, Candidatus Liberibacter Symptoms: Yellowing of leaf veins and adjacent tissues Premature defoliation Dieback of ..

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