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Typhoon Phanfone struck the Philippines

A times magazine article back in 2013 termed the Philippines as the most exposed country in the world to tropical storms. Typhoons have struck the Philippines at any month of the year over the last decade. The archipelagic country located in Southeast Asia was struck by a typhoon on Christmas day, 25th December 2019 causing ..

Andaman and Nicobar police station named the best in the country

The Ministry of Home Affairs has named the Aberdeen Police Station in the South Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the best police station in the country. The assessment was made by the Quality Council of India/ QCI which then reported to the MHA at the centre. Some of the parameters of assessment were corruption, crèche ..

World Malaria Report 2019

A specialized agency of the United Nations, the World Health Organization(WHO) released its World Malaria Report 2019 on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. The report provides an all-inclusive update on regional and global malaria data and trends. The 2019 report was prepared on the basis of information received from areas with ongoing malaria transmission and over ..

India has bagged 34th position Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index

As per the latest Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index India bagged 34th position in the index. India’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness Index ranking since 2013 has improved.  The ranking however in year 2015 and year 2017 was 54 and 40 respectively. The Government has taken many initiatives for creation of tourism infrastructure in the country ..

Dr Jitendra Singh addresses the inaugural session of India-ASEAN Business Summit

On 11 Nov, Union Minister of State (I/C) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that Northeast is going to play a crucial role in making India a 5-trillion-dollar economy. He was addressing at the Inaugural Session of the India-ASEAN Business Summit. The ..

Narendra Modi leads Indian delegation at 35th ASEAN Summit

The 35th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit 2019 has started in Bangkok, Thailand on 1st of November with theme ‘Advancing Partnership for sustainability’. During 5-days summit East Asia summit (EAS) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Summit (RCEP) will be also held. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend this summit on 3rd and 4th November. ..

Joko Widodo sworn-in as new President of Indonesia

In Jakarta, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has been sworn-in for a second and final 5-year term with a pledge to take bolder actions in the course of a string of fresh challenges around security, corruption and economic slowdown. Widodo clinched victory with 55.5% of the vote in the April presidential election.

DANX -19 conducted under aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command of Indian Armed Forces

The 2nd edition of Defence of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Exercise (DANX-19) has been conducted under the aegis of Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) from 14th to 18th Oct 2019. The 5-day exercise is a large scale joint services exercise of the Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard. The purpose of the exercise ..