Inter-Services Intelligence: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Govt plans to set up joint counter operation centre in Punjab

The Central government is planning to set-up a joint counter operation centre in Punjab involving National Investigation Agency (NIA), external spy agency R&AW, counter-terror unit of Intelligence Bureau and Punjab Police. Why the Centre is mulling on the idea? The intelligence report with the Union Home Ministry hints at the Inter-Services Intelligence network’s nefarious design ..

Samant Kumar Goel appointed as chief of Research & Analysis Wing

Samant Kumar Goel, a 1984 batch IPS officer from Punjab cadre, has been appointed as the new of the Research & Analysis Wing (RAW). He succeeded Anil Dhasmana. He is said to have been involved in the planning of the Balakot air strike and played an important role in checking militancy in Punjab. Mr. Goel, ..

Faiz Hameed named as new chief of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)

Lieutenant General Faiz Hameed has been appointed as the new Director-General of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the powerful spy agency of Pakistan. He succeeded Lt Gen Asim Munir. Hameed has previously served as the head of the Counter Intelligence wing of the ISI. The ISI was formed in 1948 as an independent unit to strengthen the ..

US urged China to take strict action against Terrorists

US has urged China not to shield Pakistan and rather join the international community in calling on Islamabad to take action against terrorists operating on its soil. This came aftermath to the Beijing’s decision to block a bid in the United Nations to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) Chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. US also ..

Current Affairs : September 23, 2011

“SLINEX 2011”: Indo-Sri Lanka Naval Exercise SLINEX 2011: Code named SLINEX 2011, it was the 5 day Joint Naval Exercise b/w India and Sri Lanka, in the seas off Trincomalee Started on September 19, 2011 it concluded on September 23, 2011 Objective: Improving interoperability of the two navies INS Shivalik, considered one of the largest ..