India was ranked sixth in list of wealthiest countries.
It includes all assets :- property, cash, equities, interests bussiness less any liabilities.
Top 10 Wealthiest Countries
United States 1st, total wealth held US $ 64,584 billion.
China 2nd, $24,803 billion
Japan (3rd, $19,522 billion),
United Kingdom (4th, $9,919 billion),
Germany (5th, $9,660 billion),
France (7th, $6,649 billion),
Canada (8th, $6,393 billion)
India was best performing of wealth market globally in 2017 as its total wealth swelled from US $6,584 billion in 2016 to US $8,230 billion in 2017,registering and 25% growth.
Indian Navy has launched Scorpene submarine INS Karanj — Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Third Scorpene class submarine built by MDL
INS Karanj has an overall length of 67.5 metres and height of about 12.3 metres.
These are diesel-electric attack submarines equipped with anti-ship missile.
equipped with the Air Independent Propulsion system, and which will enable to stay underwater for longer duration period.
Ministry of Commerce & Industry has launched third version of the Government e-Marketplace (GeM 3.0).
The earlier version GeM 2.0 was launched as pilot project in August 2016.
GeM 3.0 will offer standardized and powerful search engine, real time price comparison, template-based Bid and e-EMD, e-PBG, user rating,
High performance computer system (HPC) or supercomputer Mihir (meaning sun) at National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting (NCMRWF), Noida.
The HCP will provide facility for improving weather/climate forecasts.
India’s ranking to Top 30 in the list of HPC facilities in world.
A Union Government has $250 Million Loan Agreement with Asian Development Bank has Improve Rural Connectivity in five states.odisha,west bengal,madhya pradesh,assam,chattisgarh.
PMGSY was launched in year 2000 as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme .
It provide single all-weather road connectivity to all eligible unconnected rural villages .
The Union Ministry of Rural Development is nodal implementing authority.
NITI Aayog member Dr Vinod Paul became first Indian to be awarded prestigious Family Health Foundation Prize by WHO .
Union Government has inked $100 million Loan Agreement with World Bank for Project to Boost Rural Economy of Tamil Nadu.
Loan form International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and has a 5-year grace period and maturity of 19 years.
In the project aims to promote rural enterprises, facilitate their access to finance and create employment opportunities for youth, particularly women in
selected blocks of Tamil Nadu across 26 districts.
Legendary Bengali actor Mr. Soumitra Chatterjee 83 years. he is awarded France’s highest civilian award,in Legion d’Honneur.
Medal presented by – French Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler in West bengal ( kolkata).
He was born on 19 January 1935 in Mirjapur Street (kolkata).
Acting career spanning almost six decades, he has acted more than 200 films.
He has been awarded Padma Bhushan (2004),
India’s highest award in cinema Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2012).
Question and answer :-
1. Who has been elected as the new President of Finland?
2. Who has been appointed as the new Managing Director of TRF Ltd?[A] K Sujit Mathai[B] P S Reddy[C] Sanjay Rajoria[D] Saurabh Agarwal[E] N Chandrasekaran
3. TPP is initiative of USA ,which of the following country/countries left TPP in recent times
5) Myanmar4. The Armies of India and ________ have begun a military exercise ‘VINBAX’ in Jabalpur in Madhya Pradesh.[A] Chile[B] Burundi[C ] Vietnam[D] Seychelles[E] Macedonia
5. Which state belong Kalamandalam Geethanandan ?