Counter-terrorism: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

India-China ‘Hand-in-Hand 2019’ from 7 to 20 December 2019

The Eighth edition of India-China bilateral training exercise Hand-in-Hand will be conducted from 07 to 20 December 2019 at Umroi, Meghalaya. The theme for the training exercise: Counter-Terrorism under United Nations mandate   Tibet Military Command comprising 130 personals will represent the Chinese contingent. Aim of the exercise will be to conduct and practice joint ..

“Ex Dharma Guardian” joint military exercise between India & Japan

India and Japan will hold the 2nd edition of joint military exercise ‘DHARMA GUARDIAN-2019’ in Mizoram from 19th of October to 2nd of November 2019. The focus of the 2-week-long exercise will be to increase the interoperability between the two forces and enhance coordination in dealing with various security challenges including counter-terrorism. The scope of ..

Maitree – 2019: India-Thailand Military Excercise

India-Thailand Joint Military Excercise, Maitree-2019 will be held from 16-29 Sep 2019 at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya). Features of Maitree 2019 Army battalions comprising 50 soldiers each from Indian Army and Royal Thailand Army (RTA) will participate in the exercise to share experience gained during various counter-terrorism operations in their respective countries. Both India ..

Indo-Thailand joint military exercise Maitree 2019 being conducted in Meghalaya

The joint Military Exercise Maitree-2019 between India and Thailand is being conducted at Foreign Training Node, Umroi (Meghalaya) from 16-29 Sep 2019. Its aim is to share experience gained during various counter terrorism operations in their respective countries.

Combating Terror Financing in India

To fight the global menace of terrorism, various nations have started to strengthen their anti-terror financing regulations. Even India, which together with the other G-20 nations, had condemned terrorism in all forms and had reiterated their resolve to make their domestic and international financial institutions hostile to terror financing, has started to take concerted efforts ..

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019,

The Indian lower house of the Parliament, the Lok Sabha deliberated on the technicalities of the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019 on July 23. The bill aims, as per the Government, to empower the NIA and allow the law enforcement bodies in India greater powers to investigate the threats to Indian Sovereignty. What is ..

Update – Amarnath Yatra

The Amarnath Yatra is an annual pilgrimage organized by the Government of India for the Hindu pilgrims who go to visit the Amarnath Temple which is located in Jammu & Kashmir, India. Significance of the Amarnath Yatra The Amarnath shrine is one of the holiest shrines for Hindus in India. It is one of the ..

Bomb threats force emergency landing of Air India aircraft in London

In a recent update by Air India, it has informed that one of its aircraft, a Boeing 777-337 was forced to land at the London Stansted airport after a bomb threat was reported. The affected flight, AI 191 was flying from Mumbai to Newark Airport, USA when it had to make an emergency precautionary landing ..