Pulwama Terror Attack
Anniversary of Pulwama Attack: Memorial inaugurated
On February 14, 2020, a memorial was inaugurated at the Lethpora camp for the 40 CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) personnel who were killed in Pulwama Attack. Highlights The memorial consisted of names of jawans who lost their lives in ..
Tags: Balkot strikes • border issues • CRPF • India- Pakistan • Jaish-e-Mohammad
Month: Current Affairs - February, 2020
Modernization of the IAF : Air-to-Air Missiles
The Indian Air Force has signed a defense deal with the Russian Government for the supply of Russian air to air missiles which will be used to equip its aircraft fleet. This news comes amid the latest ongoing spree of ..
Tags: Defense • defense co-operation • Indian Air Force • Pulwama Terror Attack
India sign Rs.200 crore deal with Russia to acquire Strum Ataka
India has signed Rs.200 crore deal with Russia for acquiring Strum Ataka anti-tank missile for its fleet of Mi-35 attack choppers of Indian Air Force (IAF). This deal comes in wake of an IAF’s attempt to keep itself battle-ready in ..
Tags: Apache • Defence • Emergency Clause • IAF • India-Russia
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019
The February 26 cross-border airstrike carried out by the Indian Air Force was codenamed Operation Bandar. The operation was aimed at bombing a terrorist hideout in Pakistan’s Balakot. Operation Bandar was an intelligence-led, non-military, pre-emptive operation that targetted a camp ..
Tags: Balakot • Balakot Air Strike • Central Reserve Police Force • CRPF • India- Pakistan
Imports from Pakistan to India decline by 92% in March 2019
Imports from Pakistan to India have declined by 92% amounting to USD 2.84 Million in March 2019 after imposition of 200% customs duties on all products. The strong economic action against Pakistan was taken following Pulwama terror attack. Key Highlights ..
Tags: Advance Authorisation Scheme • Customs duties • Import/Export • India- Pakistan • MFN Status
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2019
IAF Lifts Temporary Restrictions Imposed on Indian Airspace
The Indian Air Force (IAF) has removed the temporary restrictions on all air routes in the Indian air space. Why the restrictions were imposed? The IAF had imposed temporary airspace restrictions on Indian air space on 27th February 2019. It ..
Tags: Balakot • Europe • IAF • India- Pakistan • Indian Air Force