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Daily Current Affairs 2nd April 2018 GK GS Bulletins

 

 

Daily Current Affairs GK GS Bulletins

1. Appointment: The former chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Vineet Joshi, was appointed the first director-general of the National Testing Agency (NTA)

2. China has successfully sent pair of twin Beidou-3MEO satellites – Beidou-30 and Beidou-31 –into space as part of its third and final stage of launching its domestic Beidou (Compass) satellite navigation system.

3. Gurugram-based hotel aggregator Oyo, an India startup has launched its own cryptocurrency called 'Oyo Smart Coin', the startup announced.

4. Tibetans started the year-long celebrations under Thank You India event to mark 60 years of the Dalai Lama's arrival in India in Mcleodganj of Himachal Pradesh.

5. Chennai based Geographical Indication Registry and Intellectual Property India has awarded Geographical Indication (GI) Tag to Madhya Pradesh’s Kadaknath chicken.

6. The population of the one-horned rhino in Assam's Kaziranga National Park has risen to 2,413, a 2018 census has found. This amounts to an increase of 12 rhinos over the 2015 census count of 2,401.

7. A recent study suggests that India has witnessed the highest increase in antibiotic consumption among Low and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) between 2000 and 2015.

8. Ultra-clean Euro-VI grade petrol and diesel, at no additional price, will be supplied in the national capital from 1st April in a bid to combat alarming levels of air pollution.

9. Indians are consuming almonds like never before, leaving behind China and Spain to emerge as the world's largest consumer of the nut in recent times.

10. Scientists have discovered a new organ 'Interstitium' in the human body, a discovery that could help the scientists understand the spread of cancer within the body.


 

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