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Benghazi port – Libya

the port had been closed since 2014 because of a conflict between forces loyal to eastern-based commander Khalifa Haftar and an alliance of Islamists and other opponents.

Important ports (Global)

Hambantota – Sri Lanka (China)
Trincomalee – Sri Lanka (India)
Shahid Behesti Port – Chabahar – Iran (India)
Mombasa – Kenya (China)
Gwadar – Pakistan (China)

Assumption Island – Seychelles Island (India)
Duqm port – Oman (India)
Kandla port renamed as Deendayal port
Jiwani – Chinese Military base (1st – Djibouti)
Sittwe Port – Kaladan project

12 major ports are Kandla (Gujarat), Mumbai (Maharashtra), JNPT(Maharashtra), Marmugao (Goa), New Managlore (Karnataka), Cochin (Kerala), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Ennore (Tamil Nadu), V.O. Chidambarnar (Tamil Nadu), Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Paradip (Odisha) and Kolkata (including Haldia, West Bengal)

Ennore Port was renamed as Kamarajar Port.
The Tuticorin Port has been named as the VO Chidambaranar Port.
Mormugao Port, Goa
Krishnapatnam Port – Andhra Pradesh

The Dhamra Port is a newly developed Port in Bhadrak district, Odisha, India
Mundra port – Gujarat
Pipavav Port – Gujarat
Beypore port is a Sub-port of Kozhikode port and is situated approximately 10
km south of Kozhikode
Dahej port – Gulf of Khambhat, Gujarat
Jafrabad port – Gujarat

Operation Thunderbird:

It is code-name of INTERPOL’s (International Criminal Police Organization) multi-national and multi-species enforcement operation Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB) coordinated

Operation Thunder Bird from January 30 to February 19, 2017 in its fight to end poaching
It also had convened Operation Save Kurma, a species specific operation on turtles between 15 December 2016 and 30 January 2017.

The Ministry of External Affairs started Operation Insaniyat to provided assistance to Bangladesh in response to humanitarian crisis being faced by it due to large influx of Rohingya refugees from Myanmar
Operation Swarn – The operation is aimed at improving the services in these premium trains
Operation Trident was an offensive operation launched by the Indian Navy on Pakistan’s port city of Karachi during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971.

Operation Pawan was the code name assigned to the operation by the Indian Peace Keeping Force (IPKF) to take control of Jaffna from the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), better known as the Tamil Tigers, in late 1987 to enforce the disarmament of the LTTE as a part of
the Indo-Sri Lanka Accord Operation Viraat / Operation Trishul / Operation Checkmate anti-insurgency operation launched by the IPKF against the LTTE (all three in 1988)

Operation Parakram, launched in the wake of the December 13, 2001 terrorist attack on Parliament, Operation parakram was a 11 month long border stand off, took place soon after the December 31, 2001 parliament attack by terrorists.

Operation Black Tornado – by NSG during 26/11 attacks Mumbai 

Operation Maitri was a rescue and relief operation in Nepal by the government of India and Indian armed forces in the aftermath of the April 2015 Nepal earthquake

Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) is the official name used by the U.S. government for the Global War on Terrorism between 2001 and 2014.

Operation Sukoon was an operation launched by the Indian Navy to evacuate Indian, Sri Lankan and Nepalese nationals, as well as Lebanese nationals with Indian spouses, from the conflict zone during the 2006 Lebanon War.

Operation Safe Homecoming to bring Indian nationals from Libya during the 2011 Libyan civil war.

Operation Raahat was an operation of the Indian Armed Forces to evacuate Indian citizens and other foreign nationals from Yemen.

Operation Woodrose was a military operation carried out by the Indira Gandhi-led Indian government in the months after Operation Blue Star to “prevent the outbreak of widespread public protest” in the state of Punjab

Operation Dhangu Suraksha was the operation launched by the Indian Army to neutralise terrorists at the Pathankot Air Force base in Punjab, is named after the village Dhangu where the base is located.

Operation Ginger : the Indian Army carried out surgical strikes across the LoC in August 2011 in retaliation for a surprise attack on an army post in Kupwara in July 2011 that killed six soldiers.

India planned ‘Operation Lal Dora’ in 1983 to prevent coup in Mauritius India, during the regime of Indira Gandhi in 1983, had planned top secret military intervention-“Operation Lal Dora” to help the then Mauritian Prime Minister Anerood Jugnauth fight off a challenge from his radical rival Paul Berenger which New Delhi feared might take the form of an attempted coup. With this operation India wanted to ensure an Indian origin PM

Operation Flowers are Blooming’: India’s first military intervention in the Indian Ocean, first with INS Vindhyagiri helping to abort a coup in the Seychelles in 1986

‘Operation Cactus’: In 1988 when commandos and naval ships were rushed to the Maldives after Sri Lankan Tamil militants sought to remove the then President, Abdul Gayoom

Operation Meghdoot was an operation launched by Indian Armed Forces to capture the Siachen Glacier in Kashmir on 13 April 1984

Operation Rajiv was an Indian Army operation to capture the highest peak in the Siachen area in 1987. The Pakistan Army had established a post (called the Quaid Post) on the top of the strategically located peak, threatening the Indian movement in the area. An Indian task force, led by Major Varinder Singh, launched multiple attacks to capture the Post. After three unsuccessful attempts, a team led by Naib Subedar Bana Singh captured the Post. The peak was renamed Bana Top in honour of Bana Singh, who was awarded India’s highest military award Param Vir Chakra for his courage. 

Operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate Indian citizens stranded in South Sudan’s capital Juba

Operation Safed Sagar was the code name assigned to the Indian Air Force’s strike to support the Ground troops during Kargil war that was aimed to flush out Regular and Irregular troops of the Pakistani Army from vacated Indian Positions in the Kargil sector along the Line of Control

Operation Vijay (1961), the operation by the Military of India that led to the capture of Goa, Daman and Diu and Anjidiv Islands

Operation Vijay (1999), the Indian operation to push back infiltrators in the Kargil War

On 18th September 1948, Operation Polo was terminated after the Indian Army accepted the surrender of the Nizam of Hyderabad’s army.

Operation Polo was the name used to refer to the Hyderabad Police Action which was essentially a military operation under which the Indian armed forces encroached the State of Hyderabad and defeated the Nizam, obtaining the state of Hyderabad for the Indian Union.

Operation Green Hunt: All-out offensive against the Maoists (Naxalites) by India’s paramilitary forces The operation started in November 2009 along five Indian states

static gk part 4static gk part 4The Maharashtra Government has approved Ghodazari in Chandrapur district as new wildlife sanctuary.
Talle Valley Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Arunachal Pradesh
Trishna Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? Tripura Chhilchhila Wildlife Sanctuary (CWS) is located in which state? Kurukshetra district of Haryana

  • Mehao Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which State? – Arunachal Pradesh
  • Bornadi Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Assam
  • Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Jharkhand
  • Rowa Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? Tripura
  • Changtang Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Jammu & Kashmir
  • Biligiriranga Swamy Temple Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Karnataka
  • Kameng Elephant Reserve is located in which state? – Arunachal Pradesh
  • Gajner Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which State? – Rajasthan
  • Gumti Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? Tripura
  • Ghatigaon Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Madhya Pradesh
  • Baisipalli Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Odisha
  • Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – UP
  • Coringa Elephant Reserve is located in which state? – Andhra Pradesh
  • Sitanadi Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which state? – Chhattigarh

static gk part 4Important days

12 January
National Youth day
Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

World Population DAY – 11 July
World Doctor’s Day
Juldi se 1 doctor ko bulao 1 July

(4) Army day
15th January
25 January- National tourism day / National voters day
26 January- REPUBLIC day

9 march – World kidney day

8 March – Women day
20 March – World sparrow day
World happiness day

September – Teacher Padhata hai Literacy ke liye
Hindi main padhke baccha engineer ban gaya aur usne ozone ki discovery ki
5th September – National Teacher’s day
5th October – World teacher’s day
5th September – National Teacher’s day
8th September – WORLD LITERACY DAY
14th September – HINDI Diwas
15th September – NATIONAL ENGINEER’S DAY
16th September – World Ozone Day

22 March – World water day
22 April – International Mother Earth Day 2018
22 May – International Day for Biological Diversity 2018
21 March – International day of forests
22 March – World water day
23 March – World Meteorological Day
24 march – World TB Day

Meghalaya/Manipur/Mizoram
Nokrek National Park (Cloud-Rain-Work-No)
Dampa National Park (Ram-Dam)
Loktak Lake (Money-Lok-People)

Jammu & Kashmir
Kishtwar national park
Dachigam national park
Hemis national park
Dr Salim Ali national park


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