The Indian Army is planning to use a modified version of the AK-203 assault rifle in carbine role for its troops deployed during counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir.
Recently NASA has revealed about smallest planet in our solar system that says it has a massive solid inner core. In its final trip around Mercury before crash-landing in 2015, NASA’s MESSENGER mission zoomed in close to the planet, enabling scientists to make detailed measurements of its gravity, spin and internal structure.
In a major relief to many employees, the Supreme Court has dismissed the Special Leave Petition filed against a Kerala High Court Judgment setting aside Employee’s Pension (Amendment) Scheme, 2014 that capped maximum pensionable salary to Rs.15, 000 per month. The bench comprising the CJI RanjanGogoi, Justice Deepak Gupta and Justice SanjivKhanna in limine dismissed the SLP filed by Employees Provident Fund Organisation observing that it does not find any merit in it.
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, who is also the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia, visited India on February 19-20, 2019.
This first ever visit by his Royal Highness followed the official visit of Prime Minister NarendraModi to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in April 2016 at the invitation of King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud; the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques (Head of State & Government).
Indian Navy’s largest-ever coastal defence exercise – ‘Sea Vigil’– which was conducted by the Navy and Coast Guard, in close coordination with State Governments and Union Territories concluded on January 23, 2019.
India and Maldives released a Joint Statement on November 17, 2018 after extensive talks between Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi and His Excellency Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, President of the Republic of Maldives in Male.
Prime Minister NarendraModi on October 21, 2018 dedicated the National Police Memorial to the nation on the occasion of the Police Commemoration Day 2018.
The Supreme Court on October 29, 2018 prohibited the plying of 15-year-old petrol and 10-year-old diesel vehicles in the Delhi-NCR (national capital region) in a move to deal with the prevailing “very critical” and “horrible” pollution situation in Delhi-NCR.