Insights Daily Current Events, March 10 – 11, 2014

March 10 – 11, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Satellite towns and twin cities near existing metropolises- A satellite town or satellite city is a concept in urban planning that refers essentially to smaller metropolitan areas which are located somewhat near to, but are mostly independent of larger metropolitan areas. Conceptually, satellite cities are miniature …

Insights Daily Current Events, March 06, 2014

March 06, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- Media Certification and Monitoring Committee- The Election Commission (EC) has set up a committee to check the practice of paid news during Lok Sabha polls. The Commission has appointed Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC) at district and state-level, which will scrutinize all media within its jurisdiction to …

Insights Daily Current Events, March 05, 2014

March 05, 2014 By- DEEPA M International- Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile (ASBM) system- China has established a novel system for using land-based ballistic missiles to deter America’s powerful nuclear-powered aircraft carriers from coming anywhere near its coast. Land-based ballistic missiles, carrying manoeuvrable warheads with conventional munitions, target the aircraft carriers at a distance of about 2,000 …

Insights Daily Current Events, March 04, 2014

March 04, 2014 By- DEEPA M National- INS Sumedha- INS ‘Sumedha’, an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) indigenously designed and built by Goa Shipyard Ltd. (GSL), Goa-based defence shipyard for the Indian Navy, will be formally commissioned by Vice Admiral Anil Chopra, Flag Officer, Commander-In-Chief The ship on commissioning will join Eastern Naval Command at Vizag, …