www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC current affairs december in English – Dec. 14, 2016 (14/12/2016)
Topic : History – National Security, Defence and Terrorism
Seventh edition of 14day Exercise EKUVERIN will be started at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives.
The Exercise is a joint military exercise between the Indian Army & the Maldives National Defence Force conducted on a yearly basis.
To practice the military training and counter terrorism operations with view to encourage relationship between the two armies.
Topic : History – India and its Neighbours relationship
Indra Navy – 2016
The 9th edition of exercise INDRA NAVY, an annual bilateral maritime exercise between Indian Navy and Russian Navy has begun in the Bay of Bengal.
To encourage strategic relationship between Indian and Russian navies a bilateral maritime exercise of INDRA NAVY is being conducted.
This exercise INDRA NAVY-16 is aims to increase inter-operability amongst the two navies and develop common understanding and procedures for maritime security operations.
The scope of the exercise includes wide-ranging professional interactions in harbour phase and a diverse canvas of operational activities across a spectrum of maritime operations at sea.
Topic : Political Science – General Administration
Vanjeevan for Tribal Livelihood
Vanjeevan, the National Resource Centre for Tribal Livelihood issues is going to launched by the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs in collaboration with UNDP and National Scheduled Tribes Finance and Development Corporation (NSTFDC) at Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
Vanjeevan will be a programme to identify the problems in livelihood issues in select districts of six states having low HDI of tribal people in the first phase. The states are Assam, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha and Telangana.
In the second phase the programme will be implemented in the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Meghalaya and Tripura.
Vanjeevan, the National Resource Centre will serve as a platform for livelihood mapping, skill gap analysis and knowledge hub where consolidation of best livelihood and entrepreneurship models will be accessible for tribal entrepreneurship development.
Topic : History – Latest Diary of Events
India – 4th Largest Defence Spender
Jane’s Defence Budgets reported that India has become the World’s fourth largest defence spender stand out the Russia, France, Japan and Saudi Arabia.
US, China and UK are the top 3 World’s largest defence spenders.