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12th October, 2023 Security

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  • India has launched Operation Ajay to facilitate the return of citizens from Israel amid a full-blown war with the Hamas group in Gaza.


  • Operation Ajay is not technically an evacuation operation. It is an operation to repatriate its citizens from Israel.
  • Special chartered flights will bring back the Indians. Indian Navy ships will be deployed if the need arises.
  • Indians in Israel who wish to return will be facilitated in this operation.
  • There are around 18,000 Indians in Israel including students, professionals and traders.
  • The Embassy has emailed the first lot of registered Indian citizens for the special flight.
  • Messages to other registered people will follow for subsequent flights.


Q. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched?



 A) Operation Vijay  

 Relief operation in flood-hit Kerala.

 B) Operation Cactus

 Against the 2008 Mumbai Terror Attacks.

 C) Operation Ajay

 Against the coup to overthrow the Government of Maldives.

 D) Operation Talwar

 Blockage of Karachi Port

Choose the correct code.

  1. A
  2. B
  3. C
  4. D


Option 4. D


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