BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile

BrahMos Supersonic Cruise Missile: An extended range sea-to-sea variant of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile was test fired from stealth guided missile destroyer INS Visakhapatnam. BrahMos is a joint collaboration between India and Russia. The BrahMos missile was initially developed with a range capped at 290 km. The range of the missile was originally capped […]

Global Risks Report 2022

Global Risks Report 2022: The Global Risks Report 2022, an annual report, was released by the World Economic Forum. It tracks global risk perceptions among risk experts and world leaders in business, government, and civil society. It examines risks across five categories: economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal, and technological. Impact of Covid-19: The societal and environmental […]

North Korean Missile Launches

North Korean Missile Launches: The US has imposed its first sanctions over North Korea’s weapons programs following a series of North Korean missile launches. These sanctions were aimed both to prevent the advancement of North Korea’s programs and to impede its attempts to proliferate weapons technologies. North Korea is continuing its missile program despite several […]

Gaganyaan Mission

Gaganyaan Mission: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) recently successfully conducted the qualification test of Cryogenic Engine for Gaganyaan programme for a duration of 720 seconds at ISRO Propulsion Complex (IPRC) in Tamil Nadu’s Mahendragiri. The performance of the engine met the test objectives and the engine parameters were closely matching with the predictions during […]

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP): South Korea has said that it regrets India’s absence from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and hopes to see New Delhi rejoin the agreement. The RCEP came into effect on January 1, 2022, marking the formation of the world’s largest free trade zone in terms of trade volume. India […]

Africa’s First Transmission PPP Project.

Africa’s First Transmission PPP Project.: Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) has signed a Joint Development Agreement with Africa50, the pan-African infrastructure investment platform to continue to develop the Kenya Transmission Project on a public-private partnership (PPP) basis, Africa’s first transmission PPP project. The project entails the development, financing, construction, and operation of the […]

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue

India-US Homeland Security Dialogue: The Senior Officers Meeting of the India-US Homeland Security Dialogue was held in virtual mode. The meeting was co-chaired by Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla and Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, Government of USA, Robert Silvers. During the meeting, both sides identified further steps that can […]