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Who has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated Defence Staff (Operations) on 26
Air Marshal Rajeev Sachdeva has taken over as the Deputy Chief of Integrated
Defence Staff (Operations) on 26 December 2018.
Prior to this, he was the Senior Air Staff Officer at Southern Air Command
headquarters in Thiruvananthapuram.
He was an Air Force examiner and also commanded a frontline transport squadron, a
transport base, and the College of Defence Management.
Which state assembly recently passed anti-mob violence bill?
Russia's Defence Ministry successfully conducted the final tests of the 'Avangard'
hypersonic missile system on 26 December 2018.
The intercontinental 'Avangard' system would be ready for use from 2019.
It can fly at 20 times the speed of sound and can be maneuvered up and down.
It is designed using new composite materials to withstand temperatures of up to
2,000 degrees Celsius.
Who was named as Indian women's ODI captain for the tour of New Zealand, which begins on January 24?
Train 18, has now officially become India’s fastest train, which ran at a speed of 180
kilometers per hour during a trial run.
The first trial run of the train was conducted on Bareilly-Moradabad railway section.
Train 18 is India’s first indigenously built engine-less train.
It was built by Chennai-based Integral Coach Factory (ICF).
It will replace the premier Shatabdi Express.
Mission Indradhanush is a health mission of the government of India. It was launched by Union Health Minister J. P. Nadda on 25 December 2014. It aims to immunize all children under the age of 2 years, as well as all pregnant women, against seven vaccine preventable diseases.
Who was conferred with the 'Champions of Change' award by Vice President M Venkaiah
Naidu on 26 December 2018?
Manipur's Chief Minister N Biren Singh was conferred with the 'Champions of Change'
award by Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on 26 December 2018.
He was awarded for his exemplary leadership in bringing about transformation in
governance in the northeastern state.
The award selection jury was led by former Chief Justice of India K G Balakrishna and
former Supreme Court judge Sudha Mishra.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the longest rail-cum-road Bogibeel bridge in _________.
Dr. Hamidi Kashmiri, literary figure in the world of Urdu language, literature, and
literary criticism passed away on 26 December 2018.
He was a creative writer, an acclaimed critic and propounder of 'Iktishaafi Tanqueed'.
He has also been the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kashmir.
He was a recipient of the Ghalib Award and Sahitya Akademi Award (2005).
India's first music museum to be set up in ________.