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IAF-Day-2019

IAF Gets The First Rafael Jet On Its 87th Birth Anniversary

Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhaduria inaugurated the 87th birth anniversary of the Air Force at a grand event at Hindon Air Force Station in Ghaziabad. The day becomes more important with Defense Minister Rajnath Singh receiving the first multirole fighter jet Rafael in France today.

What did Air Chief Marshal say in his address?

RKS Bhaduria highlighted the need to remain on high alert on the security front citing “present security environment in the neighborhood.” He was addressing a huge gathering including air force warriors and their families. He called all air force warriors to serve the country with great integrity at all times.

Air Chief Marshal remembered Pulwama attack

Bhaduria referred to the suicide attack in Pulwama to remind the press the need for defense installations to remain on high alert at all times. He projected the security environment in the neighborhood as a very serious cause of concern.

Highlights of the speech of IAF Chief

  • Focus on training for pilots and technicians
  • Promotion of Indian firms in fleet assistance
  • Air force warriors to remain in combat mode
  • Providing relief and rescue operations during
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Rohit Sharma Led The Visakhapatnam Test Match Against South Africa To Victory With His176 & 127 Runs

Virendra Sehwag, former Indian opener, hailed Rohit Sharma for his great first inning as an opening batsman in Test Cricket. India won the Visakhapatnam test against South Africa by 203 runs. Rohit Sharma contributed 176 and 127 in this victory. It was his first test match as an opener and he did a great job.

Rohit Sharm’s promotion is history repeated

Captain Sourav Ganguli also allowed Virendra Sehwag to open test innings and is decision to elevate Sehwag from limited over batsman to a test cricketer proved right. Virendra Sehwag scored two triple centuries in his test career. This aggressive batsman soon became one of the most feared opening test cricketers of the world at that time.

Why is Rohit Sharma’s promotion to Test Cricket a feat?

Rohit Sharma has a contrasting career as a batsman from limited overs cricket to test matches. But he has been a good batsman throughout his career and his aggressive approach helped him in piling two centuries in his first test. And his feat was recognized by great cricketers including Sachin Tendulkar who send his best wished for the … Read the rest

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The Second US Presidential Candidate Sounds Concern Over Kashmir

US Senator Elizabeth Warren voiced concerns over the communication lockdown in Jammu and Kashmir after the center revoked the Article 370 and 35A and bifurcated Kashmir into two Union Territories on August 5.

What did Ms. Warren say?

Elizabeth Warren is the second presidential candidate for the Democratic Party to raise the Kashmir issue. Her statement came almost a month after the fellow Democrat Bernie Sanders expressed concerns over Kashmir.

An influential American politician, Ms. Warren said that India-US ties were rooted in their shared democratic values and that she was concerned about the recent events in Kashmir leading to restrictions and continued communication blackout.

One of the fiercest critics of US President Donald Trump, the Massachusetts senator often accused Trump of undermining democracy through his acts.

What did Senator Bernie Sanders say?

Bernie Sanders said he was deeply concerned about the Kashmir situation at a campaign rally last month. He said that the communication blockade must be lifted immediately and the US government must speak boldly in support of international humanitarian law and UN backed peaceful resolution.

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Durga Ashtami 2019: Why Is It The Most Auspicious Day Of Navratri Festival And How Is It Celebrated?

Durga Ashtami or Maha Ashtami is the most auspicious of the 10-day Navratri festival starting after Pitru-Paksha.People celebrate this day with much fervor. According to traditions, Goddess Kali appeared on this day and killed the demons.

Story of appearance of Goddess Kali

Maa Durga was fighting the demons when the Goddess Durga appeared from her forehead to punish the demons that were trying to destroy the world order and establish their reign. Those demons were associated with Mahishasur that was killed by Maa Durga. Maa Durga appeared as a little girl riding a lion and she killed the dreaded Mahashasur.

Goddess Kali appeared to kill the remaining demons and free the earth from their demonic powers. Durga Ashtami is celebrated by worshipping all the incarnations of Maa Durga. Goddess Durga’s eight consorts are Brahmani, Maheswari, Kaumari, Vaishnavi, Varahi, Narasinghi, Indrani and Chamunda.

How Durga Ashtami is celebrated?

People go to temples to offer their prayers to Maa Durga. Prasad of Halwa and Puriis prepared and offered to girls of tender age. Since Maa Durga appeared as a little girl, all girls are considered incarnation of … Read the rest

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NEET Would Be The Single National Entrance Test For Medical Colleges In 2020

NEET or National Eligibility cum Entrance Test will be the only entrance test for medical admission from 2020 announced Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan. NEET has already replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT).The announcement was made under enactment of National Medical Commission Act.

What is National Medical Commission Act?

The act creates a single entrance test for all the undergraduate MBBS admissions. Also, there will be single counselling window for all India admission. In addition to this, there will be state-level counselling committees for the seats that comes under state quota.

What is NEET?

It is an eligibility test for medical admissions and it is applicable to all medical colleges except All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER). AIIMS MBBS test is conducted for more than 10 AIIMS colleges across India and JIPMER MBBS counselling is done for admission in Puducherry-based medical college.

Last year data shows that only 15 students appeared in NEET while the number of students in AIIMS MBBS and JIPMER MBBS was 2 lakh and 1.4 lakh respectively. … Read the rest

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Celebrate Durga Puja In Chandrayaan-2 Pandal In Varanasi

In Varanasi, a Durga Puja pandal is dedicated to ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 mission. It is a theme that has made this pandal interesting as well as attractive for visitors. While it isn’t new for Durga Puja pandals to get themes but it is for the first time that a pandal is given a science theme.

Highlights of Chandrayaan-2 Durga Puja pandal 

  • Situated 100-feet high above the ground
  • Designed in record time of 2-months
  • Idol of ISRO Chief K Sivan and astronauts along with Goddess Durga

Set on an elevated frame, this pandal will make you feel as if you are walking in the space. It is a real and unique experience and the first time in the country.

Durga Puja pandal themes in Varanasi

Every year, Durga Puja pandals are decorated in different themes. The socio-religious associations that make arrangements for Durga Puja try doing different to make the pandals more attractive. This year, the Durga Puja pandal of Orderly Bazar in Varanasi is themed on the Chandrayaa-2 mission. It is amazing but the association behind the pandal did a massive job. And this theme has … Read the rest