सामयिक विषय: Operations & Campaign

Forces launch Cordon and Search operation in Bandipora villages

Search Operation CASO

Question: In which city of North-Kashmir recently a search operation CASO was started by Government Security forces?
(a) Hajin
(b) Gulmarg
(c) Pahalgam
(d) Badgam
Answer: (a)
Related Facts:

  • On October 4th, 2017, Security forces today launched a cordon and search operation (CASO) in Hajin, Bandipora district, North Kashmir.
  • This operation is being jointly organized by Army, Jammu and Kashmir Special Campaign Group (SOG) and Central Reserve Police Force at Hajin in Bandipora district.
  • The operation CASO was launched fallowing inputs about the presence of militants in the area.
  • CASO was launched after a border Security force (BSF) solider, Rameez Ahmad Parray was killed and four of his relatives were injured by suspected in the district.
  • Earlier, in September, this search operation has been run in many areas and villages of Bandipora in 2017.

Reference:
http://kashmirlife.net/forces-launch-cordon-and-search-operation-in-bandipora-villages-151844/
http://kashmirage.net/2017/09/19/search-operation-launched-north-kashmirs-bandipora/
http://aajtak.intoday.in/story/indian-army-operation-in-hajin-area-bandipora-kashmir-against-terrorist-1-956197.html

Transport Department's Donate Your Space for Four Road Safety Campaigns

‘Donate Your Space for Road Safety’ campaign

Question: Recently, the ‘Donate Your Space for Road Safety’ campaign was launched by which State’s the Department of Transportation?
(a) Uttar Pradesh Transport Department
(b) Karnataka Transport Department
(c) Rajasthan Transport Department
(d) Chhattisgarh Transport Department
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts:

  • On October 11, 2017, Shailendra Agrawal, Chief Secretary and Commissioner of Rajasthan Transport Department, launched ‘Donate Your Space for Road Safety’ campaign.
  • This campaign will be operated by Rajasthan Transport Department in collaboration with Taramani Foundation.
  • Under this campaign one place from corporate institutes, offices, cafés, colleges, hospitals, schools etc. will be donated.
  • Specially designed creative’s related to road safety (Banners, Posters, and Messages) will be installed.

Reference:                
http://www.khaskhabar.com/local/rajasthan/jaipur-news/news-transport-departments-donate-your-space-for-four-road-safety-campaigns-news-hindi-1-263276-KKN.html
https://www.bhaskar.com/news/RAJ-JAI-HMU-MAT-latest-jaipur-news-044506-245300-NOR.html

Multi agency exercise Pralay Sahayam held in Hyderabad

Exercise, ‘Pralay Sahayam’

Question:  Recently, on the banks of which Lake the multi-agency exercise, ‘Pralay Sahayam’ was organized with the aim of coordinating relief and rescue operations in the state of urban flood situation?
(a) Bembnad Lake
(b) Pulicat Lake
(c) Hussein Sagar Lake
(d) Chilka Lake
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts:

  • On September 23rd, 2017, a multi-agency exercise was conducted on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake as the final event of ‘Pralay Sahayam’ in Hyderabad.
  • Its aim is to establish synergy between the efforts of various agencies and to build trust among the people in relation to the abilities to suppress disasters.
  • These joint operations were carried out by the State Government agencies, Police, State Fire & Emergency Services, NDRF, CISF and the Armed Forces.
  • The Indian Air Force and the Army Aviation employed the Mi-17 helicopters, Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) and Chetak Helicopter for aerial evacuation, demonstrating special skills in hovering and winching.
  • The hapless stranded occupants of these dwellings were rescued in joint operations carried out by the State Government agencies, Police, State Fire & Emergency Services, NDRF, CISF and the Armed Forces.

Reference:                            
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=171060
http://www.uniindia.com/multi-agency-exercise-pralay-sahayam-held-in-hyderabad/states/news/998506.html

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