Seas Current Affairs, GK & News

Seas  Current Affairs, GK & News

Gaurvi Singhvi becomes world’s youngest open water swimmer to cross English Channel

Gaurvi Singhvi (16) from Udaipur has made India proud by becoming the world’s youngest open water swimmer to cross the English Channel in 13 hours and 26 minutes in August 2019. The Channel is a water body that separates southern England from northern France and links southern part of North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.

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Indo-Lanka Maritime Fleet Exercise – SLINEX 2019 started in Visakhapatnam

The 7th edition of bilateral Maritime Exercise ‘SLINEX 2019’ between Indian & Sri Lankan Navies has recently started in the Bay of Bengal off the Vizag port (Visakhapatnam) in Andhra Pradesh. The aim of the exercise is to enhance co-operation and to further strengthen mutual trust and interoperability between the two Navies.

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Russia launches Arctic train service

In Russia, the first tourist train service traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway set off from St. Petersburg station with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey on June 5. The tourists came from 7 countries including the US, Germany, Norway and Russia. The train, named Zarengold (“The Tsar’s gold” in ..

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Singapore & South Korea jointly organize 2019 ADMM-PLUS maritime exercise

The 18 nations ADMM-Plus (Asean Defence Ministers’ Meeting-Plus) multilateral maritime security field exercise has recently concluded in Singapore on May 13. In it, two Indian Navy ships – Guided Missile Destroyer INS Kolkata and Fleet Support Ship INS Shakti carried out Group Sail with the naval ships of Japan, the Philippines and the U.S. in ..

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NASA publishes images of a huge meteor explosion

NASA published the photos of the most poerful meteor explosion, 10 times than that of the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The explosion appeared just above the Bering sea. Previously such a huge meteor explosion occured in 2013 in a Russian ton injuring 1000s of people. This explosion that occured in the water is said to be ..

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