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Daily News Digest:17 October 2021

INDIAN ARMY TEAM HAS WON GOLD MEDAL IN EXERCISE CAMBRIAN PATROL ORGANISED AT BRECON, WALES (UK)

A team from 4/5 Gorkha Rifles (Frontier Force) which represented the Indian Army at the Cambrian Patrol Exercise at Brecon, Wales, the UK from 13th to 15th October 2021 has been awarded a Gold medal. 

Ex Cambrian Patrol was organised by the UK Army.

SHENZHOU 13 LAUNCHED

Shenzhou 13 is a spaceflight of China launched on 15 October 2021. The flight marks the 8th crewed Chinese spaceflight and the 13th flight of the Shenzhou program. The spacecraft carried 3 People's Liberation Army Astronaut Corps (PLAAC) taikonauts on the 2nd flight to the Tianhe core module, the 1st module of the Tiangong space station.

NLCIL TALABIRA PROJECT STARTED SUPPLY OF COAL TO NTPC DARLIPALI POWER STATION

A Navratna Company, NLC India Limited, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Coal is operating Talabira II&III coal mines (20 MT annual capacity) in Odisha State.

The Talabira II & III OCP has started production from the 2020-21 financial year and supplies coal to its plant of End Use plant, NTPL, Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu.

NATIONAL SECURITY GUARD (NSG) FORCE RAISING DAY: OCTOBER 16

In 2021, the National Security Guard (NSG) force, popularly known as Black Cats, observing its Raising Day on October 16 and observes on the same date every year. The year 2021 marks the 37th anniversary of the NSG.

NSG is a counter-terrorism unit under the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs.

ENOSULFAN: EXPLAINED

Protestors at Periya Plantation Corporation godown in Kasaragod, Kerala have called for returning endosulfan to the manufacturing firm for safe disposal.

Endosulfan is an off-patent organochlorine insecticide and acaricide. It is being phased out globally. In 2011, the supreme court of India banned endosulfan. The use of endosulfan causes a great threat to the balance of the environment.

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NLCIL TALABIRA PROJECT STARTED SUPPLY OF COAL TO NTPC DARLIPALI POWER STATION

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SHENZHOU 13 LAUNCHED

SHENZHOU 13 LAUNCHED Context: Shenzhou 13 is a spaceflight of China launched on 15 October 2021. The flight marks the 8th crewed Chinese spaceflight and the 13th flight of the Shenzhou program. Key Hi ...

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INDIAN ARMY TEAM HAS WON GOLD MEDAL IN EXERCISE CAMBRIAN PATROL ORGANISED AT BRECON, WALES (UK)

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