Indian Navy inducts indigenously developed anti-torpedo decoy system Maareech

The Indian Navy  has inducted an advanced anti-torpedo decoy system called ‘Maareech’ that is capable of being fired from all frontline ships. Maareech’ has been designed and developed indigenously by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and it is capable of detecting,…

Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s death anniversary

Today is the death anniversary of the legendary Sikh King Maharaja Ranjit Singh Maharaja Ranjit Singh (1780–1839), childhood name is Budh Singh, was founder of the Sikh empire who forged a modern empire of toleration and who famously owned the Koh-i-Noor diamond; and also has…

La Nina likely, boost for southwest monsoon this year

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has raised its El-Nino Southern Oscillation Alert (ENSO) outlook status to La Nina watch; The southwest monsoon is likely to get a huge boost as the likelihood of the La Nina phenomenon increases.          …

Sukhna Lake is now a Wetland

The Chandigarh administration had on Monday issued a draft notification for declaring Sukhna Lake as a wetland under the Wetland (Conservation and Management) Rule, 2017. Suggestions and objections have been invited from residents for the same. implying that encroachments, setting up of any industry, dumping of…

India elected non-permanent member of UN Security Council

India was elected as non-permanent member of the powerful UN Security Council for a two-year term winning 184 votes in the 193-member General Assembly.  Along with India, Ireland, Mexico and Norway also won the Security Council elections as non-permanent members. Other non permanent members are: Estonia, Niger, Saint…