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Here 02 May, 2024 Headlining events like: Acclaimed Author Paul Auster Passes Away, India to Host 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting, Understanding Mumps, Unified Payment Interface, Record High GST Revenue Collection, World Tuna Day 2024 to become familiar with etc. Daily GK updates is given After reading about these events, you can current affairs quiz can also practice

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Top 18 Daily GK Updates: National & International News

Below are given top 18 important Daily General Knowledge 2023 updates with national and international news.


Mumps cases are increasing rapidly in India, know the symptoms, causes and methods of prevention.

Mumps is a viral disease caused by the mumps virus, which belongs to the paramyxovirus family. This virus targets the salivary glands, causing painful swelling of the parotid glands located between the ear and jaw. This inflammation, known as parotitis, gives the affected child a distinctive “chipmunk cheeks” appearance.

The mumps virus is highly contagious and is spread by direct contact with an infected person's saliva or respiratory droplets released by coughing, sneezing or talking. It can also be spread by sharing contaminated objects like toys, cups or utensils.


Indian Army and Punit Balan Group created the first Constitution Garden in Pune.

Indian Army and Punit Balan Group in pune first in the country Inauguration of Constitution Park Shake hands to do. Lieutenant General Ajay Kumar Singh The ceremony led by PM stressed the importance of citizens respecting their duties as outlined in the Constitution to lead India towards development by 2047.

Lieutenant General Ajay Kumar Singh highlighted the global importance of the Indian Constitution, which not only provides fundamental rights but also outlines fundamental duties. He stressed the need for citizens to understand their rights and fulfill their duties as mentioned in the Constitution to achieve a developed India by 2047.

India to host 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

India will host the 46th Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM 46) and the 26th meeting of the Committee on Environmental Protection (CEP 26) in Kochi, Kerala from May 20 to 30, 2024. The National Center for Polar and Ocean Research of the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences will host the meeting. Over 350 delegates from over 60 countries are expected to participate in the 46th ATCM and 26th CEP meetings.

The Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting is a forum where Antarctic Treaty Consultative Parties (Member States) and other stakeholders meet to discuss environmental, scientific and governance issues affecting Antarctica.

India will train civil servants of Bangladesh for the next 5 years

The Government of India has signed an agreement with the Government of Bangladesh to renew the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to train and capacity build 1500 Bangladeshi officers from 2025 to 2030. The agreement was signed by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India, and the Bangladeshi Ministry of Public Administration, Government of Bangladesh.

The agreement was signed during the 3-day (28-30 April 2024) visit of a 4-member DARPG delegation to Bangladesh. The visit by the Indian team focused on mid-career capacity-building programs for Bangladeshi civil servants in regional administration. The Indian delegation was led by V. Srinivas, Secretary, DARPG.

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World Tuna Day 2024: 02 May

World Tuna Day every year 2 May Is celebrated globally. this day United Nations (UN) Established to raise awareness about the importance of tuna fish. it 2017 It has been celebrated for the first time. According to the United Nations, many countries in the world depend on tuna fish for both food security and nutrition. Tuna fisheries are currently conducted in more than 96 countries, and their capacity is continuously increasing.

World Tuna Day is an important platform to raise awareness of the threats facing tuna populations and promote the conservation and management of this vulnerable species. It is a day to celebrate the tuna industry while also reflecting on the importance of sustainable fisheries and recognizing the need to protect future generations.


Hitesh Sethia becomes MD and CEO of Jio Financial Services for 3 years

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) has Hitesh Kumar Sethia has given its approval for the appointment of Jio Financial Services as MD and CEO of Jio Financial Services for a period of three years. November 15, 2023 Is effective from.

In its latest quarterly results, Jio Financial Services reported 5.8% year-on-year growth in consolidated net profit to reach ₹311 crore in the quarter ended March 2024 (Q4FY24), up from ₹294 crore in the same quarter of FY23. Is more than crores.


Kathmandu becomes the most polluted city in the world

Nepal's Ministry of Health and Population has warned of an alarming rise in air pollution levels in the Kathmandu Valley. Residents urged to wear masks Have done. According to IQAir, an organization that measures real-time pollution in 101 cities around the world, Kathmandu most polluted city globally The place has been given.

Kathmandu tops the list of cities with 'unhealthy air' in the world. New Delhi, Chiang Mai (Thailand), Hanoi (Vietnam), Bangkok (Thailand), and Dhaka (Bangladesh) follow in the ranking of the most polluted cities.

China-Pakistan partnership: New discoveries in the depths of the Moon with Chang'e-6

China one of the moon Chang'e-6 on round trip lunar The probe is ready to launch, marking a significant advancement in their space exploration. The mission aims to collect soil and rock samples from the far side of the Moon, providing important insights into its early evolution and the inner Solar System.

Pakistan's first test on China's Chang'e-6 probe Lunar Mission, ICUBE-Q Ready to launch. Shanghai University of China and Pakistan Institute of Space Technology (IST) Developed in collaboration with NASA, iCube-Q is equipped with optical cameras that take pictures of the lunar surface.


Core sector growth rate declined to 5.2 percent in March.

in March, India's core sectors growth slows to 5.2% from 7.1% in February , mainly due to the statistical impact of a high base. However, sequentially, there was a notable increase of 9.9%, marking the highest growth in a year.

Economists expect industrial production (IIP) growth to moderate in March, estimating it to be in the range of 3.5-5%, as the leap year effect subsides.


Unified Payment Interface (UPI) transactions declined slightly in April

In April 2024, Unified Payment Interface (UPI) transactions saw a marginal decline of 1% in volume and 0.7% in value compared to March. Despite this, year-on-year growth remains strong, with volume up 50% and value up 40%. The decline in April is due to the generally higher transaction volume in March.

IMPS transactions saw a 7% decline in value and 5% decline in volume in April compared to March. However, volume increased by 11% and value by 14% year-on-year. FASTag transaction volume declined by 3% and value by 6% in April. Despite this, volume increased by 8% and value by 9% compared to April 2023.

Worldline Payments India gets RBI approval as payment aggregator

Worldline Payments India has announced that it has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to operate as a payment aggregator. This approval underlines the company's dedication to the Indian market and emphasizes its commitment towards compliance within a well-regulated payments landscape.

The RBI recently intensified scrutiny of the payments sector and urged online payment companies to closely monitor transaction-related activities of merchants on their platforms. The move is aimed at ensuring adherence to the updated guidelines and strengthening regulatory oversight.

Indian Oil Corporation's investment in renewable energy: Rs 5,215 crore for 1 GW capacity

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) has announced a significant investment of Rs 5,215 crore to develop 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy capacity in India. This strategic move is in line with IOC's broader diversification strategy beyond traditional oil and gas ventures.

Indian Oil Corporation is actively expanding beyond oil and gas into solar, wind, hydrogen and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. Plans are underway to provide EV charging facilities at 10,000 fuel stations along with the rollout of EV battery-swapping facilities in key areas.

GST collection made historical record in April

In April 2024, India will Goods and Services Tax (GST) Revenue collection witnessed a historic milestone, unprecedented Rs 2.10 lakh crore Reached. This marks an increase of 12.4% from last year's collection. This growth was mainly driven by a strong 13.4% growth in domestic transactions and 8.3% growth in imports.

The increase in GST collections reflects improved compliance by businesses, driven by focused audits and measures to combat evasion. Analysts estimate GST collections to be in the range of Rs 1.7-2 lakh crore, with GST collections expected to pick up during the festive season and post-monsoon agricultural activities.


Dr. Bina Modi honored for her outstanding contribution in Corporate Social Responsibility

Dr. Bina Modi, Chairperson and Managing Director of Modi Enterprises – KK Modi Group, was honored by Jagdeep Dhankhar, Hon'ble Vice President of India for her 'outstanding contribution in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)'. The honor took place during the inauguration of the new building of the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF), where the Vice President was present as the chief guest.

Expressing her gratitude, Dr. Bina Modi said, “I am truly grateful to receive this honor from the Honorable Vice President of our country. “Corporate Social Responsibility has been a way of life for all KK Modi Group companies long before compliance became a thing.”


Famous writer Paul Auster dies at the age of 77

Famous American novelist and filmmaker Paul Auster Has died at the age of 77. his acclaimed work “The New York Trilogy” The prolific author, known for., died on Tuesday at his home in Brooklyn, New York, due to complications from lung cancer.

1947 in new jersey newark Born in Washington, D.C. to Jewish parents, Auster's worldview was shaped by a traumatic childhood incident when a boy standing next to him was struck by lightning and died. “Being right next to a guy who was essentially murdered by the gods changed my whole perspective on the world,” he once shared in an interview.

Playback singer Uma Ramanan passes away at the age of 72

famous playback singer Uma Ramanan, who sang mainly in the Tamil language, died in Chennai at the age of 72. The singer, known for her melodious voice and vast collection of songs, has left an indelible mark on the Indian music industry. Ramanan's family includes his husband AV Ramanan and son vignesh Rejoicing Are.

According to reports, Uma Ramanan was a trained classical singer and over a period of 35 years Over 6,000 concerts Appeared in. His breakthrough came with the song “Poongathwe Thalathiravai” from the movie “Nizhalag”, which propelled him to fame.

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