GK Update In English 01st May 2018

By: D.K Chaudhary
1. PM Modi China Visit: Important Highlights

i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New Delhi after a two-day informal summit meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Wuhan.
ii. The Prime Minister was received at the airport by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Earlier, Prime Minister Modi wrapped up his two-day visit to China with both the countries underlining the importance of maintaining peace and tranquillity.
  • China Capital- Beijing, Currency- Renminbi, President- Xi Jinping.
2. Sikkim Chief Minister Becomes India’s Longest-Serving CM
i. Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Chamling became the longest-serving Chief Minister in India, surpassing the record of Jyoti Basu, who served as West Bengal CM from 1977 to 2000.

ii. Chamling became the Chief Minister in December 1994 and belongs to the Sikkim Democratic Front.
  • Shriniwas Dadasaheb Patil is the present Governor of Sikkim.
  • Khangchendzonga National Park is situated in Sikkim.
3. LCA Tejas Successfully Fired Air-to-Air BVR Missile
i. Indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas has successfully fired an air-to-air beyond visual range (BVR) missile. With this, Tejas has demonstrated its overall capability as an effective combat jet and inched closer to receive final operational clearance.
ii. The test firing of the missile from a Tejas jet was carried off the Goa coast and it met all operational requirements.
4. Maharashtra Government Signs MoU With British Council
i. The Maharashtra government has signed an MoU with the British Council to strengthen educational and cultural cooperation.
ii. The British Council, with this MoU, will expand its existing work in the state, where in recent times, it has trained more than 100,000 teachers benefitting around five million learners.
  • Maharashtra CM- Devendra Fadnavis, Governor- CV Rao.
5. Former PM Manmohan Singh Launches Economist Rao’s Book
i. Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh released a book titled ‘My Journey from Marxism-Leninism to Nehruvian Socialism’ by former Planning Commission and Finance Commission member C H Hanumantha Rao.

ii. Mr Rao is presently one of the most creative thinkers, social activist, and distinguished economist in India.

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