9 June 2014 Current Affairs

BrahMos Missile Test-Fired From Warship INS Kolkata

India on 9 June successfully test-fired the 290 km-range BrahMos supersonic anti-ship cruise missile from the country’s largest indigenous warship INS Kolkata off the coast of Karwar in Karnataka. BrahMos missile with a speed of Mach 2.5 to 2.8 is the product of joint collaboration between India and Russia .For the first time, the missile was test-fired from an indigenous warship that will be commissioned in Indian Navy in July 2014. So far BrahMos missile have been deployed on the Russia-built Rajput-class destroyers and Talwar-class frigates on the Navy.

PK Mishra Appointed As Additional Principal Secretary To Prime Minister

Former Agriculture Secretary P.K. Mishra has been appointed as the Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He is a retired IAS officer of 1972 batch of the Gujarat cadre. At the time of appointment, Mishra was serving Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA) as Director General. GSDMA was created after Kutch earthquake on 26 January 2001.He also had the additional charge of Chairman of the state-level Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) committee of the Union Ministry of Environment & Forest.


Leave a Reply

Free E-mail Job Alerts
Enter your email address:
Don't Forget To "Activate" Subscription Link Sent to Your Email