Chemical warfare Current Affairs, GK & News
Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) which is a legally binding international Convention was adopted in 1992 by UN Conference on Disarmament and came into force in 1997. It is implemented by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). It is a multilateral treaty that bans chemical weapons and requires their destruction within a specified ..
Inder Jit Singh newly appointed Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC)
Dr Inder Jit Singh, the 1985 batch IAS officer, has been given additional charge of the post of Chairperson of National Authority Chemical Weapons Convention (NACWC) with immediate effect. He is an Additional Secretary in Cabinet Secretariat. According to a release issued by Ministry of Personnel stated that the Mr Singh will hold this additional ..
Topics: Cabinet Secretariat • Cabinet Secretariat of India • Chemical warfare • Chemical weapon • Chemical Weapons Convention • Indian Administrative Service • Law by country • National Authority for Chemical Weapons Convention • Politics by country
The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) formally handed over an indigenously developed Weapon Locating Radar (WLR) system dubbed as ‘SWATHI’ to Indian Army. The DRDO also handed over a Nuclear, Biological and Chemical (NBC) recce vehicle Mk-I and NBC treatment drugs to the Indian Army. About SWATHI Developed by DRDO’s Electronics & Radar Development ..
The Rajya Sabha passed the Chemical Weapons Convention (Amendment) Bill, 2010. India is a signatory to the Convention on the prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and use of Chemical Weapons and their destruction. The amendment empowers the Centre to make rules on the issue. What is “The Chemical Weapons Convention (Amendment) Bill, 2010”? The ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012