India-Nepal Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN To Be Held In Uttarakhand

Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN-XIII between India and Nepal will be conducted at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand. The exercise will comprise of nearly 300 soldiers from both Indian and Nepal Army who would be sharing their experiences gained during the conduct of various counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the past.



Exercise SURYA KIRAN is a biannual event which is conducted alternatively in Nepal and India.  The aim of this exercise is to conduct battalion level joint training with emphasis on counter-terrorism operations in mountainous terrain.

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Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-
  • General Bipin Rawat is the present chief of Army Staff.
  • Nepal Capital- Kathmandu, Currency- Nepalese rupee, President- Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Prime Minister- Khadga Prasad Oli.