Top 5 Current Affairs: 23 October 2019
The IAF successfully test-fired two BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles on October 21 and 22.
India issues advisory for Indian nationals travelling to Turkey
The Indian Embassy in Turkey has issued a travel advisory, requesting Indians travelling to the nation to exercise utmost caution. The advisory has been issued even though there haven’t been any security breaches involving Indians in the nation.
Canada election 2019 results: Justin Trudeau’s liberal party wins maximum seats, loses majority
Justin Trudeau has narrowly managed to retain his power in Canada. His party, the Liberal Party of Canada won 157 seats, falling short of the majority mark of 170. Trudeau will now need the support of smaller parties to form government in the nation.
IAF successfully test-fires two BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles
The IAF successfully test-fired two BrahMos surface-to-surface missiles on October 21 and 22. The missiles will enhance the capability of the Indian Air Force of hitting 300km away targets with pinpoint accuracy. The launches were a part of the Indian Air Force’s routine operational training.
UN launches ‘Feed Our Future’ cinema ad campaign in India
The United Nations World Food Program has launched the ‘Feed Our Future’ campaign in association with the help of the Indian Bollywood industry. The campaign aims to draw attention to the rising issue of hunger and malnutrition in India.
Col Chewang Rinchen Setu Inaugurated in Eastern Ladakh by Rajnath Singh
The Colonel Chewang Rinchen Setu was recently inaugurated by Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Setu in Eastern Ladakh. The setu is India’s highest all-weather bridge. The construction of the bridge is significant for the development of border areas.
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