Indian Army: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Indian Army launches Secure Messaging Application

On October 29, 2020, the Indian Army launched a messaging mobile application called the SAI. The application will provide secure voice, video and text calling services to the soldiers of Indian Army. The SAI model is much similar to other commercial applications such as Telegram, WhatsApp, SAMVAD. It uses end-to-end encryption messaging protocol. Highlights The ..

ITBP deputes First Officer to the newly created Guwahati based Eastern Command

The Indo Tibetan Border Police guards the line of actual control. It has recently posted the first officer to head the newly created Guwauhati based Eastern command.  The ADG Amrit Mohan Prasad has been posted to the Guwahati headquarters of the ITBP. Eastern command The Eastern command overlooks the Indo Tibetan Border Police battalion posted ..

India contributes 3,000 vials of Remdesivir to Myanmar

On October 5, 2020, the Government of India contributed 3,000 vials to Myanmar under the framework of India-Myanmar Foreign Office Consultation. Highlights The 3,000 vials of Remdesivir drug was provided by Army Chief Naravane to the Myanmar State counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. The vias were provided under Neighbourhood First Policy of India to help ..

Indian Army builds memorial for personnel killed in Galwan Clash

The Indian Army has set up a memorial to honour twenty soldiers who lost their lives in Galwan Clash. The Galwan Clash was fought between Indian and Chinese Army in June 2020. Highlights The Indian and Chinese Army are engaged in a long stand off since 1962 war. The June 2020, a violent clash broke ..

India-Israel to develop hi-tech weapon systems: A new Sub-group set up

On September 24, 2020, a new sub group was set up under Ministry of Defence to promote a greater number of India-Israel defence projects. Under the group, India and Israel have planned to develop high-tech weapons and export to other friendly countries. The main focus on the cooperation is Technology Transfer. The group is to ..