Important Days

Important Days
National Energy Conservation Day (December 14)

    • The day is annually celebrated across India to raise awareness on limiting energy loss and showcase the achievements of India in energy efficiency and conservation.
    • The National Energy Conservation Day is organised by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) which operates under the Ministry of Power.
  • Theme 2022 : Save the Planet in Style.

Defence, National Security and Terrorism

India testres Agni V ballistic missile with 5,000 km range

  • India successfully test fired nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni V from the APJ Abdul Kalam Island o Odisha coast.
  • It can strike targets at ranges up to 5,000 km, marking a signicant boost to the country’s strategic deterrence.
  • Agni V can bring almost the entire Asia including the northernmost part of China and regions in Europe under its striking range.


  • Agni-V is a nuclear capable Intercontinental ballistic missile developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)

About DRDO

  • Formation – 1958
  • Functions under the Minister of Defence – Rajnath Singh.
  • Chairman – Dr Sameer V Kamath.

KAZIND – 2022

    • The 6th Edition of India – Kazakhstan joint training exercise “KAZIND-22” is being conducted at Umroi in Meghalaya from 15 to 28 December 2022.
  • The Joint annual training exercise with the Kazakhstan Army was instituted in 2016 as Exercise Prabal Dostyk, which was later upgraded to a company level exercise and renamed as Ex Kazind in 2018.

About Kazakhstan

  • Capital – Astana.
  • Currency – Kazakhstani Tenge.
  • President – Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
  • Prime Minister – Älihan Smaiylov
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