Kaladan River: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Two new species of Freshwater Fish found
Published: August 19, 2019
Scientists of Zoological Survey of India (ZSI) have discovered 2 new species of freshwater fish from north-eastern and northern parts of country. Both fish are hill stream fauna, measures less than 7 centimetres (cm) and are equipped with special morphological features to suit rapid water flow. Key Findings Both species of fish were discovered from ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
The armies of India and Myanmar carrys out a 3-week-long coordinated operation
Published: June 18, 2019
The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a 3-week-long coordinated operation, named ‘Operation Sunrise 2’, from May 16 in their respective border areas & targeted several militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland and Assam. As part of the operation, the armies coordinated with each other to bust camps of militant outfits, including the Kamtapur ..
Topics: Assam • Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project • Kaladan River • National Democratic Front of Boroland • National liberation movements • National Socialist Council of Nagaland • Politics of Assam • Sittwe • States and union territories of India • Terrorism in Assam • Terrorism in India • United Liberation Front of Assam
Published: March 20, 2019
India has carried out Operation Sunrise to wipe out the insurgent camps planning to hit the Indian workers at the Kaladan Transit project. The Operation was reportedly carried between mid-February to early March. Operation Sunrise Operation Sunrise was a joint operation carried out by both Indian and Myanmar armies. During the operation, at least 10 camps of an insurgent ..
Category: Defence Current Affairs
Topics: Arakan Army • China • India-Myanmar • Kachin Independence Army • Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport Project • Kaladan River • Kolkata • Lashio • Myanmar • NSCN-K • Operation Sunrise • Sittwe seaport
India and Myanmar inks crucial MoU for appointment of a private Port Operator for Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of Sittwe Port
Published: October 23, 2018
The Sittwe Port is a deepwater port at the mouth of the Kaladan River in Sittwe, the capital of Rakhine State in Myanmar. The port was constructed by India in 2016. Recently, it in news because India and Myanmar inked a crucial MoU for the appointment of a private Port Operator for the Operation and ..
India and Myanmar signs pact for socio-economic development of Rakhine State
Published: December 21, 2017
India and Myanmar has signed a MoU on restoration of normalcy and development of the Rakhine State, from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims recently fled to Bangladesh following incidents of violence against the community. The MoU is intended to help the Government of Myanmar to achieve its objective of restoration of normalcy in Rakhine State ..
Topics: Asia • Bay of Bengal • Islam in Myanmar • Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project • Kaladan River • Oceans • Rakhine State • Rohingya genocide • Rohingya people • Sittwe • States of Myanmar