Daily Current Affairs 19th February, 2017
Indian Navy inducts first all-women global circumnavigation vessel ‘Tarini’
- The Indian Navy’s second sailboat ‘Tarini’ was inducted into service at a ceremony in Goa.
- The vessel is slated to be the platform for the first Indian all-women global circumnavigation by the Indian Navy to begin in August.
- The Indian Navy is operating four sailing vessels capable of open ocean deployments – Tarangini, Sudarshini, Mhadei and Tarini, all four of which have been built in shipyards at Goa.
India win silver at Asian Women’s Rugby Sevens Trophy
- The Indian Women’s team won a silver after getting defeated by South Kores, at the Asian Rugby Sevens Trophy tournament at Vientiane, Laos.