Daily GK Updates & Daily News in India with free current affairs. You will get free Current affairs on Daily Basis and GK questions which will help you in Banking and SSC Exams. Daily News in India. Check this Current affair page on daily basis for the improvement of General awareness section. Free GK Quiz on Daily Basis.

Follow by Email For Daily Alerts

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

DAILY GK 27 APRIL 2019


DAILY GK 27 APRIL 2019
1. UNION MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS DISTRIBUTED SPECIAL KITS ‘SAECKS ‘TO STATES AND UNION TERRITORIES TO COLLECT EVIDENCE ON SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has distributed around 3,120 special kits among states and union territories.
The kits are termed ‘SAECKs‘ (The Sexual Assault Evidence Collection Kits) and are also called ‘rape investigation kits’ that help to collect blood and semen samples for carrying out immediate effective medico-legal investigations on sexual assault cases.

2. INDIAN ARMY INKS MOU WITH NHPC TO BUILD TUNNELS ON CHINA, PAKISTAN BORDERS
Indian Army signed a Memorandum of Understanding with National Hydroelectric Power Corporation Limited, to build four underground tunnels along China and Pakistan borders for storage of ammunition and other war-related equipment.
Three tunnels will be built along Chinese border and one tunnel will be built along the Pakistan border.


3. INDIA RANKED AS THE 2ND-MOST TARGETED NATION BY HACKERS IN 2018 WITH 120 CRORE ATTACKS
US registered 1,252 crore hacking attempts in 2018 while India ranked second for hacking attempts in the world after the US with more than 120 crore account takeover attacks.
The hackers attacks targeted large media brands, retail, gaming and various other sectors.

4. IIM-BANGALORE BECAME ONLY INDIAN INSTITUTE TO FEATURE IN QS EMBA RANKINGS 2019
The Indian Institute of Management-Bangalore’s  post-graduate programme in Enterprise Management  has secured the 12th rank inAsia Pacifi listing and came 61st globally in the QS Executive MBA Rankings 2019.
It became the only Indian B-school to secure a place among the top 100 B-Schools across the world.
IIM-B also ranked first under the Management category in the National Institutional Ranking Framework Rankings 2019.

5. UN ADOPTED RESOLUTION ON SEXUAL-VIOLENCE CONDEMNING RAPE AS A WEAPON OF WAR
The German-sponsored resolution 2467 (2019), on sexual violence, was adopted by United Nations Security Council condemning rape as a weapon of war after 13 out of 15 members have voted in favour of the resolution while Russia and China abstain from voting.
The resolution was adopted only after language on a woman’s right to “reproductive health” was removed from the draft to avert a veto by the anti-abortion US administration.

6. RANA DASGUPTA BAGS RABINDRANATH TAGORE LITERARY PRIZE 2019
British Indian novelist Rana Dasgupta has been awarded the second edition of Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize 2019 for his 2010 novel “Solo”.
World Health Organization Goodwill Ambassador Yohei Sasakawa has been awarded the Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for social achievement 2019 for his incredible efforts to uproot leprosy and great contribution to world peace.
Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen was awarded Rabindranath Tagore Literary Prize for Social Achievement as “a beacon of democracy”.
Rana was awarded Ryszard Kapuscinski Award in 2016 for the novel “Capital: The Eruption of Delhi”. Besides, he also received Commonwealth Writers’ prize in 2010 for “Solo”.



Share:

0 comments:

Post a Comment

DAILY GK

DAILY GK
DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS