Thursday, December 22, 2022

DAILY GK 17 DEC

DAILY GK 17 DEC 

1.             KAZIND-22: 6TH INDO-KAZAKHSTAN JOINT TRAINING EXERCISE

              The 6th edition of the India-Kazakhstan joint training exercise ‘KAZIND-22’ initiated at Umroi Military Station in Ri-Bhoi district of Meghalaya. 

              Indian Army soldiers from the 11 Gorkha Rifles participated in Exercise

              In 2016, the two countries instituted ‘Exercise Prabal Dostyk’, a joint annual training exercise which was later upgraded to a company-level exercise and renamed ‘Exercise Kazind’ in 2018.

              Kazakhstan Capital– Astana,Prime Minister– Alikhan Smailov

 

2.             ITF WORLD CHAMPIONS 2022

              Rafael Nadal, Spanish Tennis Player, has been named the Men’s International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Champion 2022

              Polish tennis player, Iga Świątek, has been named Women’s ITF World Champion 2022

              ITF President- David Haggerty,Headquarters- London

 

3.             PRIME MINISTER OF DENMARK 

              Denmark’s Prime Minister (PMMette Frederiksen, Head of the Social Democratic Party, was re-elected as the Prime Minister of Denmark.

              Mette Frederiksen was elected Prime Minister of Denmark in June 2019 and became the youngest PM in Danish history, succeeding Lars Løkke Rasmussen

              She is in the Fobes List (#74) on the 2022 Power Women

              Denmark is both a democracy and a monarchy. However, as it is a constitutional monarchy, the constitutional Act limits the monarch’s power.

              Monarch- Queen Margrethe II,Capital- Copenhagen,Currency- Danish Krone       

 

4.             VIJAY DIWAS – 16TH DECEMBER 2022 

              Vijay Diwas, known as Bijoy Dibos(in Bangladesh) is annually observed across India and Bangladesh on 16th December to commemorate the victory of the Indian armed forces against the Pakistan forces in the 1971 Indo-Pak war (India – Pakistan war of 1971) also known as Bangladesh Liberation war.

              The 1971 Indo-Pak War is a confrontation between India and Pakistan that occurred during the Bangladesh Liberation War in East Pakistan.

              The war took place from 3rd  December 1971 until the Pakistani capitulation in Dhaka, East Pakistan(now Bangladesh) on 16 December 1971.

              Amir Abdullah Khan Niazi, Army general of Pakistan along with his 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered before the Indian Army and Mukti-Bahini led by Lieutenant General Jagit Singh Aurora.

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