Page-6 of Lakshadweep Current Affairs, GK & News

Naval detachment set up at Lakshadweep’s Androth Island

The Southern Command of the Indian Navy has inaugurated a naval detachment at Androth Island of the Lakshadweep archipelago. The naval detachment seeks to strengthen maritime security in and around Arabian Sea and enhance surveillance of crucial shipping lanes. Key facts The facility will function as an observance and reporting organisation. It will provide connectivity ..

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Two Indian Coast Guard ships Apoorva & C-421 commissioned

Indian Coast Guard has commissioned two new ships named Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Apoorva and Interceptor Boat C-421. The ships were commissioned by Vice Admiral SPS Cheema, Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of Western Naval Command (Mumbai) off the naval dockyard in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Fast Patrol Vessel ICGS Apoorva: It is the 14th fast patrol ..

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‘INS Dweeprakshak’: Navy commissions full-fledged naval base station in Lakshadweep

As part of its efforts to augment the security of the strategically significant Lakshadweep archipelago, on Monday. The Navy commissioned a full-fledged naval base, INS Dweeprakshak, at Kavaratti. Objective: To maintain effective coastal surveillance and defence capability. Indian warships on patrol would now extend their reach farther with base support from INS Dweeprakshak. What is ..

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Indian scientists achieve success in converting sea water into drinking water

Indian scientists have accomplished noteworthy success in converting sea water into drinking water. Under a pilot project of the Earth Sciences Ministry, the Indian scientists have developed the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination technology to convert seawater into drinking water. This indigenously developed environment- friendly technology is suited for island territories and coastal areas. So far, ..

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