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Here 14th May, 2024 Headlining events such as: Chhattisgarh’s First 15-Mw Floating Solar Plant, ‘Drone Didi’ Pilot Project, Dubai Gaming Visa, British Antarctic Territory, Iran’s Chabahar Port, World Football Day, First Railway System On Moon, 2024 French MotoGP 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 the top 18 important Daily General Knowledge 2023 updates with national and international news.


Dubai unveils 'Dubai Gaming Visa'

In a strategic move aimed at establishing Dubai as a global gaming hub and strengthening its digital economy, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, has launched the Gaming 2033 Initiative as part of the Dubai Programme. 'Dubai Gaming Visa' has been unveiled for.

This unprecedented initiative is set to revolutionize the gaming landscape, providing numerous opportunities for talented individuals, creators and entrepreneurs in the growing e-gaming sector.

Russia discovered oil and gas in the British Antarctic Territory

Russia claims to have discovered massive oil and gas reserves in the British Antarctic Territory, an area currently protected under the 1959 Antarctic Treaty.

Russia claims to have discovered massive oil and gas reserves in the British Antarctic Territory, an area currently protected under the 1959 Antarctic Treaty. According to evidence submitted to the Commons Environment Audit Committee, the reserves discovered by Russian research vessels contain about 511 billion barrels of oil, equivalent to about 10 times the North Sea's production over the past 50 years.


India signs 10-year agreement to operate Iran's Chabahar port

India and Iran have signed a landmark 10-year bilateral contract aimed at expanding the operations of the Chabahar port. The move underlines India's strategic interests in strengthening trade ties with Central Asia and parts of Europe, taking advantage of the port's strategic location on the south-west coast of Iran.

Chabahar Port, strategically located with easy access to the west coast of India, serves as an important component of the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC). Despite a formal agreement being signed in 2016, sanctions against Iran had hindered progress, leading to short-lived operational agreements.


United Nations declared 25 May as World Football Day

The United Nations General Assembly has unanimously declared 25 May as World Football Day, marking an important milestone in the global celebration of the world's most popular sport. The resolution, adopted during the 80th Plenary Meeting of the General Assembly in New York, coincides with the 100th anniversary of the 1924 Summer Olympic Games held in Paris – the first international football tournament with all regions represented.

The resolution, introduced by Taher M. al-Soni, Permanent Representative of the State of Libya to the United Nations, was passed unanimously by the 193-member General Assembly. It underlines the power of football to promote peace, development and unity among nations, linking with the United Nations' mission to promote a better world through sport and the Olympic ideal.

George Martin wins French MotoGP 2024

In a display of thrilling motorcycle racing, Pramac Ducati's George Martin emerged victorious in the thrilling 2024 French MotoGP. The Spaniard held off strong challenges from Marc Marquez and Francesco Bagnaia to top the podium, extending his lead in the championship standings.

Magnus Carlsen's amazing comeback: Superbet rapid and blitz wins in Poland

World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen made an incredible comeback to win the 2024 SuperBet Rapid & Blitz Poland. At the start of the day he was 2.5 points behind GM Wei Yi.

Demonstrating his dominance, World No. 1 Magnus Carlsen produced an incredible comeback to claim victory at the 2024 SuperBet Rapid & Blitz Poland. Despite starting the day trailing GM Wei Yi by 2.5 points, Carlsen embarked on a remarkable 10-game winning streak, eventually toppling his opponent and securing the championship title.

Japan becomes winner of Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Trophy for the first time

The Japanese men's hockey team registered its name in the pages of history by winning its first Sultan Azlan Shah Trophy title. The match against Pakistan ended in a 2–2 draw after regular time, following which a penalty shootout was resorted to. Japan emerged victorious by defeating Pakistan 4-1 in a thrilling shootout at the Azlan Shah Stadium in Ipoh, Malaysia on 11 May 2024.

Six teams – Japan, Pakistan, Canada, South Korea, New Zealand and host country Malaysia – are participating in the 2024 edition of the prestigious tournament. Japan emerged as champion, while Pakistan finished as runner-up. Malaysia finished third in the final standings, followed by New Zealand, South Korea and Canada.


Mahindra & Mahindra and MSDE sign agreement for 'Drone Didi' pilot project

In a significant step towards empowering women in emerging technology sectors, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mahindra & Mahindra Limited to conduct two pilot projects under the Drone Didi Scheme. Have signed.

The event, which was attended by Secretary Mr Atul Kumar Tiwari and Dr Anish Shah, Group CEO and MD of Mahindra Group, marks a significant collaboration aimed at creating new livelihood opportunities for women in agriculture through drone technology.


The first person to receive a pig kidney dies

Richard Rick Slayman, 62, who had a pig kidney, died in the US state of Massachusetts. Richard was transplanted with a genetically modified pig kidney in March. Doctors had said that this kidney can function properly in Richard's body for at least 2 years.

The hospital where the transplant was performed said that the pig kidney was not the cause of Richard's death. The transplant team has expressed grief over Richard's death. Richard was the first person to have a pig kidney transplanted into his body. Earlier, pig kidney was transplanted only into the body of a brain-dead person.

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi passes away

Former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi has passed away. He breathed his last at the age of 72. He was suffering from cancer and was undergoing treatment at Delhi AIIMS. He was also a Rajya Sabha MP from Bihar on behalf of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was also the Finance Minister of Bihar between 2005 to 2013 and 2017 to 2020.

Sushil Kumar Modi was suffering from throat cancer and was undergoing treatment at Delhi AIIMS. He came to know about this disease when he got himself examined for throat pain three months ago. Many big leaders including Amit Shah, JP Nadda have expressed grief over the demise of Sushil Kumar Modi.


Idashisha Nongrang becomes the first woman Director General of Police of Meghalaya

Meghalaya has created history by appointing Idashisha Nongrang as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of the state. Nongrang, a 1992 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, will replace Lajja Ram Bishnoi, who is scheduled to retire on May 19, 2024.

Hailing from the Khasi community, one of the three matrilineal ethnic communities in Meghalaya, Nongrang's appointment holds significant cultural significance. The Khasi, along with the Garo and Jaintia, follow a matrilineal system, where lineage and inheritance are traced through the mother's lineage.


Commodore Hemant Khatri, CMD of Hindustan Shipyard Limited, received 'PSU Samarpan Puraskar' honour.

Commodore Hemant Khatri, Chairman and Managing Director (C&MD), Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) was honored with the prestigious 'PSU Samarpan Award' by Gov Connect.

At a prestigious ceremony held in New Delhi, Commodore Hemant Khatri, Chairman and Managing Director (C&MD), Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) was honored with the prestigious 'PSU Samarpan Award' by Gov Connect. The award recognizes Khatri's outstanding leadership and his vital role in driving the shipyard's transformation, inspiring countless individuals in the industry.


Retail inflation eases marginally to 4.83% in April

A slight decline was recorded in retail inflation in April. It has come down to 4.83 percent. This information has been obtained from recently released data. Retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) stood at 4.85 percent in March. During that period the retail inflation figure was the lowest in 10 months. Apart from this, it was 4.3 percent in April 2023.

According to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), retail inflation of food items increased marginally to 8.70 percent in April. A month ago in March, it was at the level of 8.52 percent. The government has given the Reserve Bank of India a target of keeping retail inflation at four percent with a variation of two percent.


Plan to build the first railway system on the Moon: NASA

NASA has unveiled its ambitious plans to build the first lunar railway system, known as FLOAT (Flexible Levitation on Track), designed to revolutionize payload transportation on the Moon. This innovative system aims to provide the reliable, autonomous and efficient transportation needed for daily operations of a permanent lunar base while aligning with mission concepts such as NASA's Moon to Mars initiative and Robotic Lunar Surface Operations 2 (RLSO2).

The FLOAT system uses unpowered magnetic robots that fly on a 3-layer flexible film track. These tracks consist of a graphite layer for passive floating using diamagnetic levitation, a flex-circuit layer for generating electromagnetic thrust to propel the robots along the tracks, and a flex-circuit layer for producing electricity when exposed to sunlight. Includes an optional thin-film solar panel layer.

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