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CURRENT AFFAIRS QUIZ - 2019
ICGS __________ and Assam Rifles signed "Affiliation Charter" in Shillong.
A)
Vikram
B)
Sagar
C)
Varaha
D)
Shaurya

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Shaurya

Note : The Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) 'Shaurya' and the 3rd (Naga Hills) Battalion of the Assam Rifles has signed an 'Affiliation Charter' at Laitkor in Shillong. The objective is to enhance inter-armed forces cooperation and utilise each other's assets for training and sports. The 'Affiliation Charter' was signed by director generals of Indian Coast Guard and Assam Riffles. The Assam Rifles is the oldest paramilitary force of India. They have total 46 battalions guarding the India-Myanmar border and also countering the insurgency in the north-eastern states. The 3rd (Naga Hills) Battalion of Assam Rifles is the oldest battalion which was first time raised in 1835 as 'The Cachar Levy'. They have total 750 personnel under the battalion which comprised of all the ranks for guarding the Eastern Frontier of Assam from Brahmaputra River to the Cachar Hills. The 3rd (Naga Hills) Battalion is based at Kohima in Nagaland where it had fought bravely with Japanese forces in World War-II.