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Iran unveils cruise missile-equipped Fateh submarine

Iranian President 00has unveiled a “state-of-the-art” domestically produced submarine, which the defence ministry said is capable of firing cruise missiles. Dubbed the Fateh, or Conqueror, it is the country’s first semi-heavy submarine. The 600-tonne submarine is equipped with torpedoes and naval mines, and can operate more than 200m below sea level for up to five

Mary Kom joins PUMA as their ambassador

Six-time world women boxing champion MC Mary Kom was named as a brand ambassador for global sportswear giant PUMA for a two-year period. ‘Magnificent Mary’, as she is popularly known as, will be PUMA India’s new ambassador for the company’s women’s training category and shall represent the brand in marketing campaigns in the country. Mary

Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 18 2019

Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 18 2019 1. Sushma Swaraj Addresses Indian Community in Bulgaria, Pays Floral Tribute at Gandhi Statue External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has hailed India as a land of opportunity and invited the diaspora living in Bulgaria to invest in the country and participate in its transformative journey. Addressing the

Current Affairs Quiz – February 18 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – February 18 2019   1. Veteran West Indies batsman ________ will retire from One-Day International cricket after this year’s World Cup in England and Wales.a)Nic Pothasb)Jason Holderc)Carlos Brathwaited)Chris Gayle Click here to View Answer Answer d)Chris Gayle. Veteran West Indies batsman Chris Gayle will retire from One-Day International cricket after this

Sunil Chhetri given first ever Football Ratna Award

Sunil Chhetri, the all-time leading scorer for India in international football, has been conferred the first ever Football Ratna honour by Football Delhi, the association governing the sport in the city. Football Delhi president Shaji Prabhakaran, himself a former player of repute and administrator at the All India Football Federation and FIFA, presented the award

Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 17 2019

Current Affairs Daily Digest – February 17 2019 1. Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal becomes IAF’s first woman flight engineer In an historic moment, Indian Air Force inducted Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal as the first woman flight engineer . Until last year, the Flight Engineer branch was exclusively the men’s domain. the Chandigarh-origin lieutenant, successfully completed

Saina Nehwal beats PV Sindhu to defend women’s singles title

World number nine Saina Nehwal became the national champion for the fourth time, defeating world number six PV Sindhu in the women’s singles final of Senior National Badminton Championship. Nehwal, who had previously won senior nationals in 2006, 2007 and 2017, won with the scoreline of 21-18, 21-15. Saina had defeated Sindhu in the 2017

Vayu Shakti 2019: Air Force demonstrates mega firepower at Pokhran

The Air Force carried out Vayu Shakti 2019 – a mega exercise involving 140 fighter jets and attack helicopters, in a firepower demonstration close to the border with Pakistan. As India plans options to avenge the strike by Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed terror group, Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa said the Air Force was prepared to deliver

Current Affairs Quiz – February 17 2019

Current Affairs Quiz – February 17 2019 1.Flight Lieutenant ______becomes IAF’s first woman flight engineer.a)Priya Jhinganb)Hina Jaiswalc)Punita Arorad)Mitali Madhumita Click here to View Answer Answer b)Hina Jaiswal . ndian Air Force inducted Flight Lieutenant Hina Jaiswal as the first woman flight engineer . Until last year, the Flight Engineer branch was exclusively the men’s domain.

Vidarbha successfully retails Irani Cup title

Rest of India (RoI) tried but could not stop Vidarbha from retaining Irani Cup as the Faiz Fazal-led side won the title for the second time in a row. With this win, Vidarbha became only the third team in the history of Indian domestic cricket to defend the Ranji Trophy and Irani Cup. The two