DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS 02, 03 MAY 2015
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1. MICRROSOFT ACKNOWLEDGED ITS NEXT WEB BROWSER:
i. Microsoft has named its next web browser as edge.
ii. Microsoft has created edge to replace its earlier product. “internet explorer”.
C. It will llow users to save pages for online reading as one of its key features.
Note: about Microsoft: American multinational technology company.
Headquater: Redmond, Washington
Chairman: john w. Thompson
Ceo: satya nadella
Founder: bill gates
2. OPERATIONS OF MESSENGER MISSION ENDS:
i. Nasa has ended the operations of messenger mission to mercury.
ii. Nasa’s spacecraft messenger was launched on 3rd august 2004 to study mercury’s atmosphere.
iii. ABOUT nasa: national aeronautics and space administration (NASA) is united states government agency.
Headquater: Washington D.C.
President: Dwight d eisenhower
3. BUENOS AIRES BECOMES WORLD BOOKSTORE CAPITAL:
i. Argentina’s capital Buenos aires is world’s bookstore capital.
ii. There are 25 bookstores for every 100,000 people followed by hong kong which has 22 bookstores for every 100,000 people.
iii. About argentina: president: cristina Fernandez de kirchner
Capital: Buenos air
4. ISRO SUCCESSFULLY TESTED CRYOGENIC ENGINE:
i. Indian space research organization has successfully tested indigenous cryogenic engine ce-20 at mahendragarh, tamil nadu.
ii. Ce-20 has the capacity to pput satellites of upto 4 tonnes in geostationary orbit.
iii. Prior to the success of ce-20, india could launch satellites of upto 2 tonnes only.
5. SURRENDER SINGH BECOMES DIRECTOR GENERAL OF CISF:
i. Senior ips officer surrender singh has took over as director general (DG) of CISF.
ii. Surrender singh is 1980- batch ips officer of west Bengal cadre.
iii. Surrender singh succeeded arvind ranjan.
CISF: Central Industrial Security Force
6. TWO MAJOR HIGHWAY PROJECTSIN THE NORTH EAST:
i. Union road transport and highways minister nitin gadkari has dedicated two major highway projects in the north east to the nation.
ii. The two projects are intended to improve connectivity between guwahati and shillong and other parts of north east.
iii. The two major ports are:
(i) shilling bypass highway project.
(ii) four-lane jorabat barapani section of nh-40.
7. ICG HELD THEERA VETA DEFENCE EXERCISE:
i. Indian coast guard(icg) held theera veta defence exercise in Arabian sea.
ii. Two day long defence exercise was conducted at kochi and kavaratti and was monitored from joint operation centre(JOC) located at the kochi naval base.
8. RAILWAYS WON 5TH SENIOR MENS NATIONAL HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP:
i. RSPB has won 5th senior men’s national hockey championship 2015 .
ii. Railways defeated uttar pradesh in the final match held in pune, maharashtra.
iii. some mmajor awards:
(i) promising player of the championship: vikramjit singh (Punjab)
(ii) best forward: lali upadhay (uttar Pradesh)
(iii) best defender: amit rohidas (railways)
(iv) best goalkeeper: arpit choudhary (Jharkhand)