India-Pakistan war Current Affairs, GK & News

Vijay Diwas: December 16

Every year Vijay Diwas is celebrated on December 16. The day is celebrated to mark the victory of Bangladesh over Pakistan. It is marked in India and Bangladesh. On December 16, 1971, the Chief of Pakistani forces Abdullah Khan Niazi surrendered along with 93,000 troops to the allied forces of Mukti Bahini and the Indian ..

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INS Viraat: Key Facts

INS Viraat is an aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy that is currently being broken apart at Alang ship-breaking yard, Gujarat. It is noted for its participation in Operation Jupiter and Operation Parakram. It was decommissioned in 2017. There have been offers to convert it into a maritime museum. But the warship has been sold ..

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DIPAM and World Bank sign Agreement

On November 16, 2020, DIPAM (Department of Investment and Public Asset Management) signed an agreement with World Bank. Under the agreement, the World Bank will provide advisory services on asset monetization. What is Asset Monetisation? Asset Monetisation is creating new sources of revenue by unlocking underutilized or untilised public assets. What is DIPAM’s Plan on ..

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INS Prabal sinks target with high accurate precision

On October 23, 2020, the Indian Navy released a video showing anti-missile ship INS Prabal launching a missile. The video clearly showed the high accuracy of the missile. The missile sunk a targeted ship. The ship was decommissioned long back. INS Prabal It is a Chamak-class missile boat of Indian Navy. It served in Indo-Pakistan ..

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India-Bangladesh to hold virtual summit

On September 30, 2020, India and Bangladesh will hold 6th round of Joint Consultative Commission meet. The summit is to be held between the Prime Ministers of both the countries. Highlights The announcement about the summit was made by the External Affairs Minister S Jai Shankar. Along with this, he also made the following announcements ..

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