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DAILY GK: 27, 28 FEB 2022

 DAILY GK: 27, 28 FEB 2022

1.       28TH DST-CII INDIA-SINGAPORE TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT 2022

·         The 28th edition of DST-CII India-Singapore Technology Summit 2022 held virtually on the theme ‘Building Economies for the Future’ which was attended by Minister of State(MoS-Independent Charge) Dr Jitendra Singh, Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST), Government of India and S Iswaran, Minister for Transport and Minister-in-charge of Trade Relations, Singapore.

·         It was organized by New Delhi, Delhi based Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in partnership with the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Government of India. 

·         Singapore Currency – Prime Minister– Lee Hsien Loong

 

2.       INDIAN NAVY’S MULTILATERAL EXERCISE MILAN-2022 -

·         Indian Navy’s multilateral exercise ‘MILAN 2022’ commenced in Visakhapatnam, the ‘City of Destiny’, commemorating India’s 75th year of independence in 2022.

·         Theme – ‘Camaraderie – Cohesion – Collaboration’ which aims to project India as a responsible maritime power to the world at large.

·         MILAN was introduced by the Indian Navy in 1995 at Andaman and Nicobar Command.

·         MILAN 22 witnesses participation of more than 40 countries

·         Operational Conferences and Seminars are also being conducted for expressing views on maritime security by different navy’s  

·         MILAN 22 will also host an International Maritime Seminar with the theme – ‘Harnessing Collective Maritime Competence through Collaboration’.

·         Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) – Admiral R. Hari Kumar

 

3.       INDIA-UAE CEPA: INDIA TO SET UP 1ST IIT OUTSIDE INDIA IN DUBAI, UAE

·         The government of India (GoI) is set to establish the first Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a part of the India-UAE trade deal, the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA),

·         There are 23 IITs in India

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