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Exercise ‘Apharan’ conducted by Southern Naval Command

A large scale Anti Hijacking Exercise named ‘Apharan’ was conducted off the Port of Kochi on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 by the Southern Naval Command of the Indian Navy in collaboration with Indian Coast Gaurd (ICG), all concerned stakeholders and the Cochin Port Trust. This was the first time that such a large scale exercise ..

Government Testing its own Secure Messaging app

Reports in media have code-named the Government of India’s secure messaging app ‘GIMS’- Government Instant Messaging System, as a similar smartphone application has been developed and designed by the state-owned Kerela unit of National Informatics Centre (NIC) which is said to be in the pilot testing stage and has been released to some Indian Navy ..

Ministry of Tourism identified 17 sites for development as Iconic Tourist Sites

The Union Minister of State(independent charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Government has identified some iconic world-class tourist stations in India to attract international and national tourists. 17 sites in 12 clusters from across the country have been ..

Rural Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme

The Union Minister of State (independent charge) of Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply at the lower house of the parliament, Lok Sabha on Monday, 9th December 2019 informed that the Ministry of Tourism has recognized the potential for the development of rural tourism in the country and has identified ‘Rural ..

India in Global Climate Risk Index 2020

The Bonn, Germany based non-governmental, a non-profit organization, Germanwatch has released its Global climate risk index that analysis to what extent regions and countries have been affected by the impacts of natural weather-related loss events such as storms, heatwaves, floods, etc. Germanwatch was founded in 1991. The 2020 edition of the Index was launched at ..