25th & 26th March 2018 Current Affairs – Gk Today
1.The first-ever International Exhibition of Graphic Prints ‘Print Biennale India 2018’ opened at the Rabindra Bhavan Galleries of the Lalit Kala Akademi in New Delhi.
2.The two-day 46th All India Police Science Congress organized by the Himachal Pradesh Police Department and The Bureau of Police Research and Development began in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.
3.Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presented the G.K. Reddy Memorial National Award for journalism to senior journalist and television presenter Karan Thapar.
4.The Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad has received the award for the ‘Most Improved Airport’ in the Asia Pacific region, in Airport Service Quality awards 2017 organized by the Airport Council International (ACI).
5.The Government of India has decided to nominate Professor J S Rajput, former Director NCERT, as India’s representative to the Executive Board (EXB) of UNESCO.
6.South Asian Cinema Foundation (SACF), a London based organization has received the Frederick Pincott Award for 2017 from the Indian High Commissioner, Y K Sinha for promoting Hindi cinema in Britain for the last 18 years.
7.The world’s biggest cruise-liner, Symphony of the Seas, has left the shipyard of Saint-Nazaire in France to embark on its maiden voyage in the Mediterranean.
8.According to the latest 2018 global data show, India has overtaken Germany and has become the fourth largest automobile market in the world.
9.India has become a third largest producer and consumer of electricity in the world.
10.West Bengal has the highest number of beggars in India followed by Uttar Pradesh and Bihar at number two and three respectively.
11.Rising shooter Anish Bhanwala secured India a third individual gold medal at the ISSF Junior World Cup in Sydney.
12.The India U-16 team emerged champions in the Jockey Cup International Youth Invitational Football Tournament in Hong Kong.
13.Pankaj Advani has won the Asian Billiards Championships title in Yangon, Myanmar.
14.Sebastian Vettel won a dramatic Australian Grand Prix after leapfrogging Lewis Hamilton during a safety car period.