Defence Technology

IASGateAdmin | 01, May 2020

Prelim Snippets – 01.05.2020

1. Aero India Why in News? The Ministry of Defence has recently announced that the 13th edition of Aero India…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Apr 2020

Prelim Snippets- 03.04.2020

1.AarogyaSetu App Why in News? Recently, The Government of India launched a mobile app developed in public-private partnership to bring…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 20.03.2020

1. Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana Context: Indira Gandhi Matritva Poshan Yojana was recently announced by the Rajasthan Government on…

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IASGateAdmin | 19, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 19.03.2020

1.Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 Why in News? Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 aimed to improve India’s aviation safety ratings and provide…

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IASGateAdmin | 03, Mar 2020

Prelim Snippets- 03.03.2020

1. Dwar Praday Yojana (Door Delivery System) Context: Dwar Praday Yojana is a pilot project that was recently started in…

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IASGateAdmin | 28, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 28.02.2020

1. Market Intelligence and Early Warning System (MIEWS) Portal Why in News? Recently, Union Minister of Food Processing Industries has…

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IASGateAdmin | 07, Feb 2020


Why in News? The third Scorpene class submarine ”Karanj” is about to be delivered to the Indian Navy by the…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Feb 2020

Prelim Snippets- 06.02.2020

1. Burhi Dihing river Context: Recently, the Burhi Dihing River in eastern Assam was on fire due to a leakage…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets-21.01.2020

1.Tiger Sharks Context: Recently, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has inducted its first squadron of Sukhoi-30 MKI Aircraft carrying the…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Jan 2020

Prelim Snippets-20.01.2020

1. India to invite Pakistan for SCO summit in Delhi Why in News? India said that it will invite the…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Dec 2019


Why in News? To strengthen its underwater fleet, the Indian Navy plans to build 24 submarines, including six nuclear attack…

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IASGateAdmin | 25, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 25-12-2019

1. SDG India Index & Dashboard 2019–20 Why in news? NITI Aayog will launch the second edition of the Sustainable…

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IASGateAdmin | 06, Dec 2019

Prelim Snippets 06-12-2019

1. Startup India Global Venture Capital Summit 2019 Why in News? The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 30-11-2019

1. Asian Dendrochronology Conference Why in News? The 6th Asian Dendrochronology Conference being held at the Birbal Sahni Institute of…

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IASGateAdmin | 15, Nov 2019

Prelim Snippets 15-11-2019

1.K4 Missile Why in News? India to test-fire 3,500 km range K-4 nuclear missile developed by DRDO for Arihant Class…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 31-10-2019

1.Air Independent Propulsion System Why in News? DRDO has developed the indigenous Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) System. About: The Air…

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IASGateAdmin | 24, Oct 2019


Why in News? Two BrahMos Surface-to-Surface missile tests were conducted at Trak Island in the Andaman Nicobar group of islands.…

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IASGateAdmin | 09, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 09-10-2019

1.eDantseva Context: Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched the eDantseva website and mobile application. About: It is the…

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IASGateAdmin | 01, Oct 2019

Prelim Snippets 01-10-2019

1.International Astronomical Union (IAU) Why in News? The International Astronomical Union (IAU) has named an asteroid, discovered in 2006, after…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 30-09-2019

1.GALO Why in News? Members of the Galo community in Arunachal Pradesh can recall the name of their ancestor from…

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IASGateAdmin | 20, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 20-09-2019

1.Area 51: Why in News? On September 20, some two million people plan — or claim to plan — to…

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IASGateAdmin | 18, Sep 2019

Prelim Snippets 18-09-2019

1.Bhumisparsha Mudra: Why in News? A 12th-century bronze idol of Buddha in a Bhumisparsha Mudra which was stolen from Nalanda…

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IASGateAdmin | 31, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 31-08-2019

1.Missile Ghaznavi Context: Pakistan has successfully carried out night-training launch of surface-to-surface ballistic missile 'Ghaznavi'. About Missile: The ballistic missile…

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IASGateAdmin | 26, Aug 2019

Prelim Snippets 26-08-2019

Bavar-373 Context: Iran has officially unveiled Bavar-373 air defense system About: It is Iran’s new home-grown air defence system. It…

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IASGateAdmin | 04, Aug 2019


Why in News? Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO) today successfully flight-tested its state-of-the-art Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missiles (QRSAM) against live…

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IASGateAdmin | 30, Jul 2019

Prelim Snippets 30-07-2019

TIGER CENSUS Context: Madhya Pradesh's Pench sanctuary, Kerala’s Periyar sanctuary rated top tiger reserves.  Global Tiger Day, often called International…

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IASGateAdmin | 21, Jun 2019


Why in News? The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) will be co-hosting an international workshop that aims to deepen knowledge on…

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