Page-2 of Current Affairs - September, 2015

INS Kochi commissioned into Indian Navy

Indian Navy has commissioned INS Kochi, a Kolkata-class Guided Missile Destroyer in its contingent to showcase India’s indigenous efforts in the field of underwater warfare. The ship was commissioned by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in Mumbai. It is a second ship of the three ships Kolkata-class Guided Missile Destroyer to be inducted. Earlier in ..

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India-Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 begins in Pune

India-Sri Lanka joint military exercise MITRA SHAKTI 2015 has begun at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra. It is third edition of the joint training exercise between both countries that seeks to build Military to Military co-operation and interoperability. Key facts Aim of MITRA SHAKTI 2015 Exercise is to share the best military practices between ..

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Google to provide Wi-Fi in 500 Indian railway stations

Search engine giant Google has announced to provide high-speed public Wi-Fi in 500 Indian railway stations. To set up public Wi-Fi hotspots, Google is working with the Indian Railways and RailTel, a government-owned provider of telecommunications infrastructure to the railways. The project will be implemented in phased manner and initially it will cover 100 of ..

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Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passes away

Former England fast bowler Frank Tyson passed away in Australia. He was 85. He was renowned as one of the quickest to have ever played in the game of cricket. He was nicknamed as ‘Typhoon’ for his extreme pace. In his career spanning between 1954 and 1959, Tyson had played 17 Tests for England. He ..

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Governor of Meghalaya V. Shanmuganathan gets additional charge of Manipur

President Pranab Mukherjee has appointed Governor of Meghalaya V. Shanmuganathan to discharge the functions of the Governor of Manipur. He was given additional charge of Manipur after previous Governor Dr. Syed Ahmed passed away. Thus he will discharge additional functions of the Governor of Manipur along with his  own duties, until regular arrangements are made. ..

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