SPG: Special Protection Group was raised in 1985 to provide security cover to the Prime Minister, former Prime Ministers, and their immediate family members. The SPG comprises of the personnel from the CRPF, Border Security Force, and other Central and State forces.
Reciprocal Access Agreement: is a bilateral defense and security pact between the governments of Australia and of Japan that provides for shared military training and military operations. The defense treaty between Australia and Japan, apart from its strategic significance for Asia and the Indo-Pacific, fortifies trends that are part of the changing security architecture in the region.
Hypersonic missile: Hypersonic speeds are 5 or more times the Mach or speed of sound. Hypersonic cruise missiles are the ones that use rocket or jet propellant through their flight and are regarded as being just faster versions of existing cruise missiles.
1st open rock museum: Union Minister of Science & Technology inaugurated India’s first unique “Rock” Museum and later addressed the Hyderabad Scientists at the CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (NGRI). The Open Rock Museum, set up with the aim to educate and enlighten the masses about several lesser-known facts, displays around 35 different types of rocks from different parts of India with ages ranging from 3.3 Billion years to around 55 Million years of the Earth’s history. These rocks also represent the deepest part of the earth up to 175 km of distance from the surface of the earth.
Child mortality rate: The death rate of children under five years of age is called the Child Mortality Rate.
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