First phase of “Varun-18” joint naval exercise of India and France begins in Goa

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1.First phase of “Varun-18” joint naval exercise of India and France begins in Goa :-

Image result for First phase of Varun-18 joint naval exercise of India and France begins in GoaIndia and France joint naval exercise “Varun-18” started on the Arabian Sea coast in Goa on Monday.

In this naval exercise, the French Navy’s anti-submarine vessel Jinn De Vyne and Indian Navy’s INS Mumbai and INS Trikhind are participating in the warship. In addition to this, Indian submarine Calvary, P8-1, Aircraft Dornier, which patrols the maritime borders and MIG 29-Fighter aircraft has also been included.

The next two phase phase will be held in Chennai on May 4 in Chennai and the French island La Réunion in the Indian Ocean. Indian and French Navy are organizing bilateral marine exercises since May 1993.

 

2.Congress state president Rajbabar resigns, hopes to command new generation :-

Image result for Congress state president Raj Babbar resignsInformation about changing the role of Congress leader in the political parties preparing for Mission 2019 This indication of the change in Congress state politics is indicative of moving towards a new campaign. It is believed that Raj Babbar, President of Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee, has resigned from his post. His resignation has not been confirmed yet. According to sources, Congress’s new state president can be Brahmin face. Although Rahul Gandhi has been talking about giving leadership to the younger generation. Now, who will lead the state ahead, this decision will be congratulated by the Congress. Rajbabar will continue to lead the Congress till such resignation is accepted. 

 

3.NASA’s mission to discover new planets will be launched on April 16 :-

Image result for NASA'sThe American Space Agency NASA is preparing to launch the ‘Transit Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TES)’ mission next phase on April 16. Under this mission, the outer planets of the solar system have to be discovered. Astronomical spacecraft will be launched from the Air Force Station, Florida with the Falcon 9 Rocket of Space X. NASA will give detailed information on this mission on March 28.

The TES mission will survey nearly two lakh stars located near the Solar System. After this the planets going round about these stars will be discovered. Researchers are hoping to explore about 2,000 planets and potential planets through this mission. He believes that at least 300 of these planets would be equivalent to Earth or larger than Earth, that is, Super Earth. By studying these planets with a telescope, other features will be explored with the possibility of life on them.

 

4.Under the JNU of Delhi and the BHU of UP, the UGC has given the complete ‘freedom’ to 62 prestigious institutions of the country :-

Image result for JNU of Delhi and the BHU of UPnew Delhi. 60 high educational institutions of the country, including JNU, BHU and Aligarh Muslim University, will now be free of UGC interference. All of them will now be able to start new courses and departments according to their needs. For this, they will no longer have to run around the UGC. Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Tuesday the autonomy for 60 higher educational institutions after the UGC Board meeting. He said that this decision has been taken after accepting the UGC norms fully and getting top position in NAC ranking.

 

5.There is no complete ban on giving advance bail in cases against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Prevention of Atrocities Act – Supreme Court :-

Image result for Supreme CourtThe Supreme Court has said in an important decision that there is no complete ban on giving advance bail in cases against the public servants under Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989. The court said that protective measures have been included to prevent misuse of the law. The Supreme Court said that it is necessary to obtain prior approval of the employer before executing the case against the officials.

 

6.Ayush will organize International Yoga Festival from Wednesday :-

Image result for Ayush will organize International Yoga Festival from Wednesdayyush will organize International Yoga Festival from Wednesday at the Talkatora Indoor Stadium in New Delhi.

Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh will inaugurate the three-day International Yoga Festival and the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) Mr. Shripad Yaso Naik will preside over this function.

During the festival, parallel yoga workshops, quiz and lecture competitions and poster presentation competitions will be organized by eminent major yoga instructors and yoga gurus.

The objective of Yoga Festival is to promote classical yoga on the basis of scientific studies.

 

7.Rupee weakens against dollar, open at 65.23 :-

Image result for Rupee weakens against dollarIn Wednesday’s trading session, 4 paise was reduced to 65.23 rupees against the dollar. On Tuesday, the closed level of rupee was 65.19. Experts believe that the reason for this weakness in rupees is to strengthen the dollar in front of currencies worldwide. At the same time this decline of rupee may continue even further, where rupee can touch the lower level of 65.70.