Page-2 of Indian Ocean Region (IOR) Current Affairs, GK & News

Exercise Ekuverin

The Exercise Ekuverin is a joint military exercise held between India and Maldives. It is held between the armies of India and Maldives. About Exercise Ekuverin Ekuverin means “Friends” in Dhivehi language. It is an Indo – Aryan language. It is spoken in India, Lakshadweep and Maldives. The Exercise is being conducted between India and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

5th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM)

Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, virtually inaugurated the “5th World Congress on Disaster Management (WCDM)” on November 24, 2021. Key Points While inaugurating the conference, minister noted that, Indian Armed Forces have demonstrated time and again that they care for and stand by India’s partners when they need without distinguishing between natural or man-made disasters. He ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

21st IORA Annual Council of Ministers’ Meeting- Key Highlights

The 21st Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Annual Council of Minister’s (COM) Meeting was held in Dhaka on November 17, 2021. Highlights India took part in the conference in virtual mode. India was led by Minister of State External Affairs (MoS), Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh. IORA COM was held in hybrid format in Dhaka. At ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Goa Maritime Conclave-Highlights

Third edition of the annual Goa Maritime Conclave (GMC-21) started in Goa from November 7, 2021. Key Points In the conclave, India will be host to the Navy chiefs of 12 nations of the Indian Ocean Region. GMC-21 will comprise of a three-day-long conclave on building working-level deliberations, which also took place during Goa Maritime ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

IAC Vikrant begins Second Phase of Sea Trials

First indigenous aircraft carrier (IAC) of India, named Vikrant, started its second phase of sea trials on October 24, 2022, in the backdrop of its planned induction into the Indian Navy by August 2022. Key Facts INS Vikrant is a 40,000-tonne aircraft carrier. It is the largest and most complex warship that is built in ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

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 ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: