India-Ukraine Current Affairs, GK & News

IAF in ‘Operation Ganga’

Indian Air Force (IAF) C-17 transport aircraft has now been deployed into “Operation Ganga”, in order to evacuate stranded Indian nationals in Ukraine. Ukrainian airspace was shut down on February 24, 2022, in the aftermath of Russian military offensive. Highlights C-17 left from Hindon base near Delhi for Romania on March 2, to bring back ..

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Operation Ganga

On February 27, 2022, the ministry of external affairs set up 24×7 control centres in order to assist the evacuation of Indian nationals from Ukraine. India also launched a multi-prong evacuation plan titled ‘Operation Ganga’. Highlights Indian nationals will be evacuated through border crossing points with Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Slovak Republic. Ministry has activated a dedicated ..

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India’s Advice to Citizens to leave Ukraine

Recently, India advised its citizen, including students, to leave Ukraine temporarily, amid increasing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Highlights India has also advised to avoid non-essential travel to and within the country. In January 2022, Indian envoy at UN put the number of Indian students in Ukraine at 20,000. The number has increased from 18,000 ..

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Imports of Edible Oil decline in India by 32.44%

The Solvent Extractors Association of India reported that edible oil imports in India has declined by 32.44% in March 2020. This is because, India, the largest importer if vegetable oil in the world has reduced its imports due to the threats of COVID-19. Highlights The report released by the association highlighted that India feeds its ..

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Ukraine Crisis 2014: Impact of Ukraine Crisis on India

The ongoing political crisis in Ukraine will effect India due to following reasons: Immediate impact on India: The military stand-off situation of India would go worsen because Ukrainian military facility provides engines for military helicopters of Russian origin (that account for a quarter of the world’s medium, medium-heavy and heavy lift helicopters) and India has ..

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