National Current Affairs

SARTHAK IAS

The Multi Commodity Exchange was founded in 2003 by Financial Technologies (India) Ltd., with the aim of becoming India’s primary commodity exchange. Not only has it succeeded in this aim – at recent estimates commanding 80% of India’s futures market – but it has also become one of the world’s most successful exchanges. Recent figures show that it is challenging for the position of the world’s primary precious metals exchange, being no.1 in the world for silver, and no. 2 for gold. It is also highly rated for industrial metal commodities and energy commodities, being no. 2 in the ..Read More

Published On : 22nd May 2018     

SARTHAK IAS

INSV Tarini at 1615 hours on 21 May 2018 on completion of it’s maiden voyage of circumnavigating the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew comprises Lieutenant Commanders Pratibha Jamwal, P Swathi, and Lieutenants S Vijaya Devi, B Aishwarya and Payal Gupta. The vessel has covered 22,300 nautical miles since her departure from Goa on 10 September 2017 and has met all criteria of circumnavigation, namely crossing the Equator twice, crossing all Longitudes and the three great capes namel ..Read More

Published On : 22nd May 2018     


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