Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Current Affairs, GK & News

Gaganyaan: ISRO signs agreement with France

The Indian Space Research Organisation recently signed an agreement with the French Space Agency CNES. CNES is National Centre for Space Studies. CNES stands for Centre National d’etudes Spatiales. According to the agreement, CNES is to help India in its first Human Space Mission called the Gaganyaan. About the Agreement The French Space Agency is ..

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Raisina Dialogue, 2021

The Raisina Dialogue was recently organised by the Ministry of External Affairs and Observer Research Foundation. The dialogue was held under the theme: Theme: viral World: Outbreaks, Outliers and Out of Control Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the dialogue virtually. Raisina Dialogue It is an annual Geo-political event. It is named after Raisina Hill where ..

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US Navy conducted Freedom of Navigation Operation in Indian Ocean Region

The US Navy recently conducted Freedom of Navigation Operation in the Indian Ocean Region near Lakshadweep. During the operation, the US warship entered the Exclusive Economic Zone of India without seeking prior consent from India. The warship that entered Indian EEZ was a Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John Paul Jones. United Nations Convention ..

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Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers’ Conclave

The Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers’ Conclave was hosted by India on February 4, 2021. The event took place in the backdrop of Aero India 2021 which is the largest Aero show of Asia. Highlights The Indian Ocean Region Defence Ministers’ Conclave was organised under the theme: ‘‘Enhanced Peace, Security, and Cooperation in the Indian ..

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What NITI Aayog has Planned for Little Andaman?

The NITI Aayog has recently released its plan for Little Andaman. The plan is named as “Sustainable Development of Little Andaman Island Vision Document”. It has been planned for the sustainable and holistic development of the island in Andaman and Nicobar. Background The Little Andaman is a 680 sq km fragile Island in the Andaman ..

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