Daily Archives: July 20, 2022


Recently, the Indian Navy decommissioned its Kilo class Submarine, INS Sindhudhvaj from its service at Vishakapatnam after 35 years of service. With its decommissioned Navy has left with only 15 conventional submarines in service. It was commissioned into the Indian Navy in June 1987. It was one of the 10 Kilo-class submarines, India acquired …

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Recently, Prime Minister unveiled ‘SPRINT Challenges’ during Naval Innovation and IndigenisationOrganisation (NIIO) seminar ‘Swavlamban’. ‘SPRINT (Supporting Pole-Vaulting in R&D through iDEX NIIO and TDAC) Challenges’ is aimed at giving a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in Indian Navy. Importance of Self Reliance in Defense The defence sector was identified as an …

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The Ministry of Home Affairs stated that over 1.6 lakh Indians renounced their Indian citizenship in 2021. The numbers marked a sharp increase in comparison to the 85,256 people who gave up their Indian citizenship in the Covid-hit year of 2020, and a somewhat smaller increase over the 1.44 lakh who surrendered their …

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Recently, while hearing a petition, the Supreme Court has said that the Minority status of religious and linguistic communities is “State-dependent”. What was the Petition about? Petition complains that followers of Judaism, Bahaism, and Hinduism are the real minorities in Ladakh, Mizoram, Lakshadweep, Kashmir, Punjab and the North-East States. However, they cannot establish and administer educational institutions of their choice because …

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Recently, at the 17th Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Exim Bank Conclave on India-Africa Growth Partnership (New Delhi, India), India has emphasized upon the need for a trade and investment agreement between India and Africa. Earlier, the Indian Vice President visited Senegal and three MoUs (Memorandums of Understanding)for cultural exchange, cooperation in youth matters and …

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