TNPSC Current Affairs 2016
1. India Made INS Arihant nuclear powered Ballistic Missile submarine is quietly commissioned into Indian Navy by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba.
Arihant is capable of carying Nuclear tipped ballistic missiles (ship submersible Ballistic Nuclear) SSBN. It has the capablity of hit back after being hit by nuclear weapon.
It is important for India because India has committed No-first-Use Policy as part of Nuclear doctrine.
The Arihant weighing 6,000 tonne powered by a 83 MW pressurised light water nuclear reactor. It asl aremed with K-15 Sagarika missiles with range of 750 km and much longer range K-4 missiles being developed by DRDO( Defence Research and Development Organisation ).
Arihant vessel was built under the Advanced Technology Vessel (ATV) project at the Ship Building Center in the port city of Vishakapatnam.
Arihant was launched on July 26 2009 anniversary of Kargil war Victory Day(Vijay Diwas) by the then Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh.
2. Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari 3 days visit to Hungary Concludes by signing two important agreement. one is on water management and another in Information Technology. He then Flew to Algeria.
3.BIMSTEC is a Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation comprising Bhutan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Thailand held it first Global Diplomatic outreach during the BRICS Summit with BRICS Countries.