Daily Current Affairs for all Defence Exams | 25 June 2021 | MKC
India successfully test fires subsonic cruise missile Nirbhay off Odisha coast
The subsonic cruise missile ‘Nirbhay’ on June 24, 2021 successfully test-fired by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) , from an Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur in Odisha’s Balasore. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) SOURCES SAID IT CAN TRAVEL 0.7 Mach, at altitude as low as 100 meter. It has a strike range of about 1500 km.
DRDO Chairman- Dr. G.Sateesh Reddy
DRDO Hq.- New Delhi
India and World Bank signs USD 32 million loan for Mizoram
The Government of India, along with the Government of Mizoram has signed a loan agreement worth of $32 million with World Bank. This agreement will strengthen Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project. With the help of this project the management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram will increase & it will give benefit to under-served areas and vulnerable groups.
World Bank Headquarters: Washington, D.C., United States.
World Bank Formation: July 1944.
World Bank President: David Malpass.
Chief Minister of Mizoram: Pu Zoramthanga;
Governor: P.S. Sreedharan Pillai.
Cochin airport gets global award for quality of service
Airport Council International (ACI) Director General’s Roll of Excellence honour in Airport Service Quality won by Cochin International Airport (CIAL) . This recognition is awarded to those airports which, in the opinion of passengers, consistently delivered excellent services.
Airport Council International Headquarters location: Montreal, Canada
Airport Council International Founded: 1991
Union Minister of Civil Aviation- Hardeep S Puri