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Daily News Digest:11 October 2021

SECOND PHASE OF MALABAR EXERCISE 2021

The 2nd phase of Exercise Malabar 2021, between the Quad countries, will be conducted in the Bay of Bengal from October 12 to 15, 2021. Indian Navy, Japan Maritime Self Defence Force (JMSDF), Royal Australian Navy (RAN) and the United States Navy (USN) are the participants in the exercise.

RAILWAYS COMPLETE ELECTRIFICATION OF A TOTAL OF 649 ROUTE KILOMETERS OVER NORTHEAST FRONTIER RAILWAY

Indian Railways has started an ambitious plan of electrification of its complete Broad Gauge network by 2023-24. Electrification would result in better fuel energy usage resulting in increased throughput, reduced fuel expenditure but also savings in precious foreign exchange.

INDIAN FOREIGN SERVICE DAY: OCTOBER 9

Every year, Indian Foreign Service Day is celebrated on 9 October. The day is being celebrated since 2011 to commemorate the day the Indian Cabinet created the Foreign Service.

COAL SHORTAGE IN INDIA

According to the data of “Central Electricity Authority of India”. India is facing a shortage of coal stocks across the thermal plants which might lead to a power crisis.

A total of 135 thermal plants used coal for power generation. 106 or nearly 80% were either in the critical or supercritical stage. These power plants had stocks for the next 6-7 days only.

BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF LOKNAYAK JAYAPRAKASJ NARAYAN

On 8 October, Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan’s birth anniversary is celebrated every year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and have paid tributes to Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan on his Jayanti.

INDIA AND KYRGYZ REPUBLIC AGREE ON 200 MILLION US DOLLAR LINE OF CREDIT

External Affairs Minister, Dr S. Jaishankar stated that he had cordial and constructive talks with Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev of the Kyrgyz Republic. He informed that they agreed on a 200 million US Dollar Line of Credit to support development projects.

TERRITORIAL ARMY DAY: OCTOBER 9

On October 9, the Indian Army celebrated the 72nd Territorial Army Day.

on October 9 in 1949, India’s 1st Governor-General Shri C Rajagopalachari formally inaugurated the Indian Territorial Army. The army remains ready to tackle any emergent situation or to serve in the defence of India.

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COAL SHORTAGE IN INDIA

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