India’s first international cruise vessel, MV Empress, embarked on its maiden voyage from the city of Chennai. The departure ceremony was graced by the presence of Union shipping minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who flagged off the momentous occasion. Alongside the launch ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2023
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
SLINEX-2023 is the 10th edition of the annual India-Sri Lanka Bilateral Maritime Exercise. The exercise is aimed at improving mutual understanding, enhancing interoperability, and exchanging best practices/procedures in multi-faceted maritime operations between both Navies. The exercise features two phases i.e., ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
India’s External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar, inaugurated the “Geoffrey Bawa: It is Essential To Be There” exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi on Friday. Jointly organized by the National Gallery of Modern Art in New ..
Velupillai Prabhakaran was the founder of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam. The militant organization was responsible for killing Rajiv Gandhi in 1991. LTTE wants a separate land for the Tamils in Sri Lanka. They waged a war against Sri ..
In 1987, India and Sri Lanka signed an agreement to implement the 13th amendment of the Sri Lankan constitution. According to the agreement, the Sri Lankan Government will provide powers to the Tamil community in the country. Recently, External Affairs ..
The Indian Government is considering Sri Lanka’s proposal to translocate Indian bison to the island nation, where the gavaras have become extinct several centuries ago. Key facts The Sri Lankan government has requested India to transfer Indian bisons to the ..
Category: International / World Current Affairs