2. Which indigenously built highly maneuverable Fast Attack Craft has been commissioned into Indian Navy?
INS Tarmugli The Indian Navy has recently commissioned “INS Tarmugli”, an indigenously built highly maneuverable Fast Attack Craft, at Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. INS Tarmugli will be based in Visakhapatnam under the Naval Officer-in-Charge (Andhra Pradesh). It would be deployed for coastal patrol and surveillance operations along the East Coast of India. The ship is named after an island in the Andaman group and is capable of operating in shallow waters at high speeds and is equipped with enhanced fire power.
3. Which country’s women badminton team has won the 2016 Uber Cup tournament?
China The Chinese women national badminton team has won the 26th edition of Uber Cup Badminton tournament 2016 by defeating South Korea in the final by 3-1 at the Kunshan Sports Centre Gymnasium in Beijing, China. With this, China have won three-straight Uber Cups and 14 in total since the team first started competing in the tournament in 1984.
4. Neeraj Chopra is associated with which sports?
Javelin Throw India’s Javelin Thrower Neeraj Chopra has clinched the silver medal at the Zygmunta Selesta Memorial in Warsaw, Poland by his throw of 79.3 m. Though, he missed the Olympic qualification mark of 83 metres.
5. Which Indian company has recently signed MoU with Iran government to set up smelter plant in Chabahar?
National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO)
The National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has recently signed a MoU with Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization to explore the possibility of setting up smelter- cum-gas based power plant on joint venture in Iran for the proposed smelter plant in Chabahar Free Trade Zone. For the proposed smelter plant NALCO will supply alumina from its refinery in India.