Brahmaputra: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Matla Abhiyan: Coastal Security Exercise conducted by Indian Navy

Published: February 3, 2020

The Indian Navy recently launched a unique coastal security exercise in Kolkata. The exercise was conducted to create awareness about the coastal security to the local community. Highlights The Indian Navy conducted the Coastal Security Exercise, Malta Abhiyan in the Sunderbans region and the exercise is unique of its kind. Two naval boats were flagged ..

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India-World Bank sign 88 million USD to implement Assam Inland Water Transport Project

Published: January 17, 2020

On January 16, 2020, the Government of Assam, Government of India and World Bank signed 88 million USD agreement. The agreement aims to modernize Assam’s Ferry transport service on the Brahmaputra river. Highlights There are over 361 ferry routes across Brahmaputra river in Assam. These routes act as a crucial means of transport to 1000s ..

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Destination North East Festival held in Varanasi

Published: November 24, 2019

The Ministry of Development of North East Region conducted a four day long North East festival in Varanasi. The festival is to be conducted between November 23, 2019 and November 26, 2019. It aims to fuse the cultures of Ganga and Brahmaputra. Highlights A theme song of the festival was launched earlier. The previous editions ..

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Container Cargo Movement first time in River Brahmaputra

Published: November 4, 2019

A landmark container cargo consignment will sail on inland waterway from the Haldia Dock Complex, Kolkata to the Inland Waterways Authority of India terminal at Pandu in Guwahati. It is to begin on November 4, 2019. The main objective of the waterway is to improve connectivity to the North Eastern Region. The containers will carry ..

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Supersonic Cruise Missile BrahMos test fired

Published: June 5, 2019

The Anti-ship version of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos was test fired from the launch complex-3 of Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha. About BrahMos Missile The name BrahMos is formed from names of two rivers i.e. Indian river Brahmaputra and the Moskva River of Russia. Manufacturer: The missile is manufactured at BrahMos Aerospace ..

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