Military of Sri Lanka Current Affairs, GK & News

Chief of Defence Staff

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Independence Day has announced the institution of the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who will be above the three Service Chiefs. This is one of the biggest reforms in the military and it is expected to bring in jointness and tri-service integration. ..

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Exercise ‘Mitra Shakti-VI to be commenced in Sri Lanka

Exercise ‘Mitra Shakti-VI’ will be conducted as part of military diplomacy and interaction between armies of India and Sri Lanka will be from March 26 to April 8 for the year 2018-19, in Sri Lanka. 1st Battalion troops of Bihar Regiment of the Indian Army and Gemunu Watch Battalion of Sri Lankan Army will jointly ..

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Mitra shakti-VI joint military exercise between India and Sri Lanka

Exercise MITRA SHAKTI is conducted annually as part of military diplomacy and interaction between armies of India & Sri Lanka. The joint exercise for the year 2018-19 will be conducted from 26 March to 08 April 2019 in Sri Lanka. Troops from 1st Battalion the BIHAR Regiment of the Indian Army and Gemunu Watch Battalion ..

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Anil Swarup committee constituted by Union Government to synergise National Cadet Corps (NCC) and National Service Scheme (NSS)

The Union Government has constituted a committee under the Chairmanship of Anil Swarup ( former Secretary of School Education) to suggest measures to strengthen National Cadet Corps (NCC) and National Service Scheme (NSS). The Committee will deal with on issues like expansion, strengthening training infrastructure, rationalizing resources, reducing manpower deficiency affecting NCC and NSS. The ..

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Indian fishermen again attacked by Sri Lankan Navy

Sri Lankan Navy attacked four Indian fishermen off Katchatheevu. A few days before it had detained nine others for "straying" into their waters The four fishermen were allegedly beaten by Sri Lankan navy personnel off Katchatheevu, an islet ceded to Lanka in the 1970s The fishermen were warned of life imprisonment if they entered the ..

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