G.K. Update 1, june 2016 (English)
By: D.K Choudhary
INDIA’S OWN SUBMARINE ASSEMBLY WORKSHOP INAUGURATED AT MAZGAON
- Second submarine assembly workshop of the Mazagon Dock Limited was inaugurated by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
- Submarine Marine Assembly Workshop is a pre-engineered buildingstructure to handle construction of multiple submarinessimultaneously.
SUNRISERS HYDERABAD GRABBED 2016 INDIAN PREMIERLEAGUE TITLE
- Sunrisers Hyderabad has won the ninth edition of the Indian PremierLeague.
- It is their maiden IPL title.
- iii.Sunrisers hyderabad defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore in the final match.
REAL MADRID GRABBED 2016 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSLEAGUE
- Real Madrid won the 2016 European champions title.
- Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid
29 MAY OBSERVED AS INTERNATIONAL DAY OF UNITED NATIONS PEACEKEEPERS
- The International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers was observed on 29th May 2016 to honour the work of UN peacekeepers.
- The day is observed in the memory of the UN peacekeepers who have lost their lives in the cause of peace.
- iii. The theme of the event is “Honouring Our Heroes”.
TRIAL RUN OF HIGH-SPEED SPANISH TALGO TRAIN CONDUCTED IN INDIA
Spanish train Talgo’s trial run was conducted on the Bareilly to Moradabad route of Uttar Pradesh.
- It was conducted as part of the Railways’ strategy to increase the speed of trains.
- iii. The trail run was conducted by a joint team of the Railway Design Standards Organisation and Spanish train manufacturer Talgo.
- Spanish train Talgo is a lighter and faster vehicle with speed up to 115 km per hour.
- Talgo’s lighter trains consume 30 percent less energy.
CHINA TO LAUNCH WORLD’S 1ST QUANTUM SATELLITE
- China is goping to launch the world’s first quantum communication satellite.
- ii It aims to improving the security of data transmission.
- iii. The satellite will use quantum photons, which cannot be separated or duplicated, making the communication immune to wiretapping or interceptions.