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Exercise :: Defence - Latest Current Affairs

  • Defence - Latest Current Affairs
1. 

Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the procurement of how many items only from local suppliers to boost the "Make in India" initiative?

A. 12
B. 16
C. 26
D. 22

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

Ministry of Defence (MoD) has approved the procurement of 26 defence items only from local suppliers to boost the "Make in India" initiative. GoI has issued Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order 2017 to promote the manufacturing and production of goods and services in India. MoD has notified 127 items where purchase preference is given to local suppliers as per PPP-MII 2017.

2. 

Lt. General PS Rajeshwar has commissioned the 103rd Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK IV class vessel 'INLCU L 57' into the Indian Navy at which port?

A. Mormugao Port
B. Port Blair Port
C. Tuticorin port
D. Mumbai Port

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

Lt. General PS Rajeshwar PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Commanding-in-Chief of Andaman & Nicobar Command, has commissioned the 103rd Landing Craft Utility (LCU) MK IV class vessel 'INLCU L 57' (Yard no: 2098) into the Indian Navy at Port Blair in a low-profile ceremony. It was the 7th in the series of 8 such vessels being indigenously made by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE) for the Navy.

3. 

India saved Rs 89,122 crore through energy efficiency initiatives by BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) in 2018-19. Who is current Union Minister of Power?

A. Jitendra Singh
B. Prahalad Singh Patel
C. Mansukh L. Mandaviya
D. R K Singh

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

India saved Rs 89,122 crore through energy efficiency initiatives by BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) in 2018-19. R K Singh is the current Union Power Minister.

4. 

What is the name of Operation launched by Indian Navy, as a part of a national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas?

A. Samudra Setu
B. COVID-Help
C. Samudra Help
D. COVID Setu

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Indian Navy launched Operation Samudra Setu, meaning Sea Bridge, as a part of a national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas. Indian Naval Ships (INS) Jalashwa and Magar are presently en route to the port of Male, the Republic of Maldives to commence evacuation operations from 8 May 2020 as part of Phase-1.

5. 

The Indian Navy has launched which operation as a part of the nation's efforts to bring back Indian citizens from abroad?

A. Samudra Setu
B. Samudra Shakti
C. Samudra Care
D. Samudra Help

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

The Indian Navy has launched 'Samudra Setu' operation as a part of the nation's efforts to bring back Indian citizens from abroad. The operation's name means 'sea bridge'. Under the operation, INS Jalashwa and Magar have departed for the port of Male in the Maldives to begin the evacuation of Indian citizens.