27th ASEAN leaders Summit 2015 27th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders summit held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 22 November, 2015. This summit was chaired by Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. In this summit, the leaders of 10 nations grouping signed a declaration for launching ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) like European Union. The declaration was signed in front of United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
Supersonic interceptor AAD missile test fired successfully India has successfully test fired it’s indigenously developed supersonic interceptor missile which is capable of destroying any incoming ballistic missile, from a test range off Odisha Coast. The interceptor named as Advanced Air Defence (AAD) missile, is a 7.5 metre long single stage solid rocket propelled guided missile equipped with a navigation system, a hi-tech computer and an electro-mechanical activator.
N. Gopalaswami committee on Sanskrit promotion A 13 member expert committee headed by former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) N. Gopalaswami has been constituted by the Union Human Resource Development (HRD) ministry exclusively on Sanskrit promotion. The committee recommends measures to integrate the study of the ancient classical language with other disciplines and also suggests changes in Sanskrit education in schools and Universities.