Choose Your Language

Monday, December 18, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 DEC 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 14 DEC 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      NARENDRA MODI INDUCTS SCORPENE-CLASS SUBMARINE KALVARI INTO INDIAN NAVY
i. PM Narendra Modi commissioned India's 1st modern conventional submarine, INS Kalvari, into Navy's fleet in Mumbai, a first in almost two decades. Kalvari is the first of the six Scorpene-class submarines handed over by shipbuilder Mazagon Dock Limited.
ii. The Navy last inducted a conventional diesel-electric submarine, INS Sindhushastra, procured from Russia in July 2000. 1. Dreaded Tiger shark- Kalvari is named after the dreaded tiger shark, a deadly deep sea predator of the Indian Ocean.
2. French naval defense's design- The submarines, designed by French naval defense and energy company DCNS, are being built by Mazagon Dock Limited in Mumbai as part of Project-75 of the Indian Navy.
3. Scorpene class submarine- The Navy is inducting six Scorpene-class submarines on a 3 billion dollar contract. Construction for the first submarine, designated as MDL Yard 11875 commenced in December 2006.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 DEC 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 13 DEC 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      2ND UNWTO/UNESCO WORLD CONFERENCE ON TOURISM AND CULTURE HELD IN MUSCAT
i. The 2nd UN World Tourism Organization/UNESCO World Conference on Tourism and Culture was held in Muscat, Capital city of Oman.
ii. The Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma led the Indian delegation. The conference was focused on sustainable development, culture and tourism as a factor of peace and prosperity; tourism development and protection of cultural heritage.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12 DEC 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 12 DEC 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
SHARED BY: WWW.DAILYGK.IN

1.      ELECTRONICS AND IT MINISTRY LAUNCHED FIRST NIC-CERT
i. Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched first NIC-CERT, a setup of National Informatics Centre to prevent and predict cyber attacks on government utilities. It was launched in New Delhi.
ii. NIC-CERT has been set up with the objective of creating a comprehensive framework that integrates world-class security components and inbuilt threat intelligence for detection, prevention and incident response.

Popular Posts