11 Sep 2020: NRA CET Daily Current Affairs [ENG]

NRA CET Daily Current Affairs


-> Pench Tiger Reserve to protect wildlife

-> Heads of Government (CHG) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)

-> ‘Five Star Villages’ scheme

-> India and Japan sign agreement on Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between Forces of both countries

-> Project 17A

Pench Tiger Reserve or Pench National Park is one of the premier tiger reserves of India and the first one to straddle across two states – Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.

Ordinarily, the reference to Pench is mostly to the tiger reserve in Madhya Pradesh (M.P).

India to host meeting of Council of Heads of Government (CHG) of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on 29-30 November, 2020 in New Delhi; this will be the first Prime Minister-level meeting to be hosted by India since its elevation as a full-member of SCO.

Members of SCO:

  • China
  •  Kazakhstan
  •  Kyrgyzstan
  •  Russia
  •  Tajikistan
  • Uzbekistan
  • India
  •  Pakistan

Department of Posts launches ‘Five Star Villages’ scheme, to ensure universal coverage of flagship postal schemes in rural areas of the country

The scheme seeks to bridge the gaps in public awareness and reach of postal products & services in interior villages.

Union Minister of State for Communications, SanjayDhotre said that the scheme is being launched on pilot basis in Maharashtra

Based on the experience here, it will be implemented nation-wide

Postal Schemes


India and Japan signed an Agreement between the two countries concerning Reciprocal Provision of Supplies and Services between the Armed Forces of India and The Self-Defense Forces of Japan.

The agreement was signed here yesterday by Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar and Ambassador of Japan Mr Suzuki Satoshi.

This agreement establishes the enabling framework for closer cooperation between the Armed Forces of India and Japan in reciprocal provision of supplies and services while engaged in bilateral training activities, United Nations Peacekeeping Operations, Humanitarian International Relief and other mutually agreed activities.

The agreement will also enhance the interoperability between the Armed Force of India and Japan thereby further increasing the bilateral defence engagements under the Special Strategic & Global Partnership between the two countries.

Seven frigates under P17A series will be constructed of which four are being constructed in MDL and three in GRSE with MDL as the lead yard. The P17A class frigates are being built using indigenously developed steel and fitted with weapons and sensors along with Integrated Platform Management System. These ships are having stealth features. 

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