Seychelles Current Affairs, GK & News
LAMITIYE- 2022 Joint Military Exercise
The Indian Army and the Seychelles Defence Forces (SDF) are holding the 9th Joint Military Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 at the Seychelles Defence Academy (SDA) in Seychelles from March 22 to March 31, 2022. Overview: This exercise will see the participation of an Infantry Platoon strength from both the Indian Army and the Seychelles Defence Forces (SDF), ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2022
Category: Defence Current Affairs
INS Sarvekshak: Joint Hydrographc Survey in Mauritius
The INS Sarvekshak is on a deployment to Mauritius for undertaking Hydrogrpahic surveys along with Mauritius. It will also provide training to the Mauritian personnel on advanced hydrographic equipment and practices during the deployment. Hydrographic Survey INS Sarvekshak has visited Port Louis and commenced the hydrographic survey of “Deep Sea Area off Port Louis”. The ..
Month: Current Affairs - April, 2021
Category: Defence Current Affairs • International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Continental shelf • Hydrographic surveys • India-Mauritius • Indian Navy • INS Sarvekshak • Port Louis • Seychelles
New Routes for Inland waterway
The Government of India recently identified new routes for ferry services through inland waterways. This is being done to promote coastal shipping and boost tourism. About the New Routes The new routes include Hazira, Somnath temple, Okha and Jamnagar. Also, destinations along the international routes have also been identified under the Sagarmala Project. The Sagarmala ..
Month: Current Affairs - December, 2020
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Topics: Freight • Inland Waterways • Inland Waterways Authority of India • Jaffna • National Waterways • Ro-Ro ferry service • Sagarmala • Seychelles
Indian-origin Wavel Ramkalawan becomes the President of Seychelles
On October 25, 2020, India born Wavel Ramkalawan was elected as the President of Seychelles. This is the first time, the opposition candidate has won elections in Seychelles since 1977. Background Seychelles is an archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It was a British colony till 1976. A year after its independence, in 1977 Mr Faure ..
Month: Current Affairs - October, 2020
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News • International / World Current Affairs • Persons in News
Topics: Indian Navy • Indian ocean region • military posts • naval bases • Persons in News • Seychelles • Wavel Ramkalawan
India joins Indian Ocean Commission as the fifth Observer
On March 6, 2020, India joined the Indian Ocean Commission as the fifth observer. The other four observers in the grouping are Malta, China, European Union and OIF (International Organization of La Francophonie). Highlights It is important for India to join as an observer at the Commission because, it will help India in expanding its ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2020
Category: International / World Current Affairs
Topics: Comoros • France • Indian Ocean Commission • Indian ocean region • Madagascar • Mauritius • Port Louis • Sagar • Seychelles
Iterative Evolution led to Re-Emergence of White-Throated Rail
The study from the University of Portsmouth and the UK’s Natural History Museum has found that white-throated rail that once had gone extinct came back from the dead due to the process of Iterative Evolution. Iterative Evolution and White-Throated Rail Iterative evolution refers to the process of repeated evolution of similar or parallel structures from ..
Topics: Iterative Evolution • Madagascar • Seychelles • White-Throated Rail