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Thursday, May 23, 2019

DAILY GK 23 MAY 2019


DAILY GK 23 MAY 2019
1. Mumbai tops the list of most vulnerable cities to cyberattacks in 2019
Quick Heal Security Labs in its report titled “The Annual Threat Report 2019” has disclosed that Mumbai topped the list of 15-city which are more vulnerable to cyberattcks in 2019. The other two cities which followed Mumbai are: Delhi and Bengaluru.
The report has also revealed that Maharashtra, Delhi and West Bengal are the top three states which are prone to cyberattacks.

2. India ranked 117th in Kids Right Index
Kids Right Index has ranked countries on the basis of how much they adhere to and are equipped to improve child rights. India ranked 117th out of 181 countries and Iceland topped the ranking followed by Portugal.

3. UAE launched ‘golden card’ permanent residency scheme
The United Arab Emirates has launched ‘golden card’ permanent residency scheme to woo wealthy investors and exceptional talents such as doctors, engineers, scientists, students and artist. This move can attract Indian professionals and businessmen to UAE and total 6,800 people will get benefit of the scheme under the first round of applications. The program was launched by UAE Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum


4. Tech Mahindra signed defence contract with Indian Navy
Tech Mahindra signed a defence contract worth of Rs 300 crore with Indian Navy. Under ‘Armed Forces Secure Access Card’ Project, Tech Mahindra will implement Radio Frequency Identification based Access Control System across all naval bases and ships.

5. Indian Economy projected to grow at 7.1% in fiscal year 2020 as per UN report
India’s economy is projected to grow at 7.1% in fiscal year 2020 as a result of strong domestic consumption and investment.

6. Shyam Saran to be honoured with Japan’s ‘Order Of The Rising Sun’ Award
The Government of Japan announced that former Indian Foreign Secretary Shyam Saran will be honoured with Japan’s ‘Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star Award’. It is Japan’s second highest national award.

7. Reliance Industries becomes India’s biggest firm in terms of revenue by overtaking Indian Oil Corporation
Reliance Industries Limited, headed by Mukesh Ambani, became India’s biggest firm in terms of revenue by overtaking Indian Oil Corporation. Reliance Industries reported a turnover of Rs. 6.23 lakh crore for the financial year ended March 31.

8. Mueenul Haq of Pakistan appointed as High Commissioner to India
Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan approved the appointment of Mueenul Haq as High Commissioner to India.

9. ISRO launched PSLV C-46 rocket carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B
Indian Space Research Organisation has successfully launched Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) C-46 carrying earth observation satellite RISAT-2B from Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh.

10. American professional golfer, Brooks Koepka returns to world No. 1 after fourth major golf title
American professional golfer, Brooks Koepka returned to world No.1 after winning US PGA Championship victory at Bethpage Black.

11. Renowned film historian and director Vijaya Mulay passed away
She was popularly known for her animation film Ek Anek Aur Ekta which won her National Film Award for Best Educational Film.

12. Ruskin Bond launched new memoir titled “Coming Round the Mountain”
Ruskin Bond, on his 85th birthday launched new memoir titled “Coming Round the Mountain”.
He was awarded the Sahitya Academy Award in 1992 for his English novel “Our Trees Still Grow in Dehra”.

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