National Pakyong Airport: Sikkim’s first and nation’s 100th airport inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Sikkim and was received by Governor Ganga Prasad, Chief Minister Pawan Chamling. He inaugurated Sikkim’s first airport and nation’s 100th operational airport: Pakyong Airport in Sikkim. Sikkim: Capital: Gangtok. Chief Minister: Pawan Kumar Chamling. Governor: Shri Ganga Prasad. National Parks and Wildlife Sanctuaries: Khangchendzonga National Park, Barsey Rhododendron […]
Contentious (adjective) Meaning: causing or likely to cause an argument; controversial. Synonyms: controversial, disputable, debatable, and disputed Usage: The contentious issue of abortion.
National Israel, India to commemorate Centenary of the Battle of Haifa on September 23 The Battle of Haifa was commemorated in Israel, Delhi and Jaipur. Centenary celebrations were observed to commemorate 100 years of liberation of Haifa in Israel by the Indian troops in 1918. Indian Army commemorates September 23 as Haifa Day every year. It pays tribute to the […]
National Newly-built Jharsuguda airport to be renamed after noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai: Odisha Assembly The state assembly of Odisha passed a unanimous resolution to name the newly-built Jharsuguda airport after noted freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. About Odisha Festivals: Kalinga Mahotsav, Chandan Yatra, Durga Puja, Konark Dance Festival, Rath Yatra, Deepabali, Kumar Purnima. Captial: […]
Garner (Verb) Meaning: gather or collect (something, especially information or approval) Synonyms: accumulate, amass, assemble; store Usage: The police struggled to garner sufficient evidence.
National DRDO Successfully Flight Tested Tactical Missile ‘Prahar’ The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully flight tested the indigenously developed surface-to-surface tactical missile ‘Prahar’, from Launch Complex-III, ITR, Balasore in Odisha. ‘Prahar’ is a contemporary weapon system capable of carrying multiple types of warheads and neutralizing a wide variety of targets. The missile was launched from […]
Dilatory (adjective) Meaning: slow to act Synonyms: slow, unhurried, tardy, unpunctual, lax, slack Usage: They were dilatory in providing the researchers with information.