Daily GK Update 1st, 2nd January 2017

Daily GK Update 01, 02 January, 2017

Sikkim became India’s first fully organic state in 2016
Sikkim has emerged as the India’s first fully organic state by converting around 75,000 hectares of agricultural land into sustainable cultivation. the converted to certified organic land by implementing organic practices and principles as per guidelines laid down in National Programme for Organic Production.

Note : Organic cultivation is free of chemical pesticides and chemical fertilizers to maintain a balance with ecosystems. Sustainable farming also helps in building the soil health resulting in sustainable increased crop production.

According to Jan Dhan Yojana 26 crore accounts open under across country.
The Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August, 2014 with the The Motive  of covering all households with at least one bank account.

Mori village gets Smart Digital village
Mori,village in Andhra Pradesh  a small village under Sakhinetipalli mandal in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, Stated its place on India’s digital map by transforming completely into a Smart Digital Village, the village have a population of 4500 became fully digital as Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu finally launched FiberNet project that will provide internet at a speed of 15 mbps,  at the price of Rs 149 per month.

World famous 11-day gala festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra begins in Odisha
Odisha’s World famous 11-day gala festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra is beginning  on 2 January 2017. All rituals were performed before Goddess Samaleswari, the presiding deity of the event. it is open air theatrical performance celebrated in a 6 km radius in and around Bargarh municipality. It is considered to be the world’s largest open air theatrical festival.

First laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO
CM of Gujarat Vijay Rupani dedicated India’s first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO check-post at Shamlaji of Aravalli district. Rupani also laid foundation stones of various developmental works worth Rs 30 crore in tribal area of Aravalli district.

India successfully test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile Agni-IV
India has successfully test-fired its home-grown long range intercontinental surface-to-surface nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-IV from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast. It is  surface-to-surface missile that is 20 metres long and weighs 17 tonnes. It can carry a one-tonne nuclear warhead over a distance of 4,000 kilometres.

Air chief Marshel Anil khosala takes over as air officer commanding in chief Eastern Air command
As an air Marshel he has held appointed  of senior air staff officer, central  air command and director General  air (Operation )at  Ait HQ Vayu Bhwan.

Mian Saqib Nisar Appointed As Chief Justice Of Pakistan
He is 25th CJP of Pakistan And the oath was Administered By the Country‘s President Mamnoon Hussain at the president House .

Indian Origin Appointed To Top Military Post In Kyrgyzstan
An Indian-origin Saudi-based entrepreneur Shaikh Rafik Mohammed, who hails from Kerala has been appointed Major General of Kyrgyzstan, a rare military position occupied by an Indian in the Central Asian country.

British-Indian Professor Shankar Balasubramanian Receives Knighthood
He is A professor of chemistry and DNA expert at Cambridge University, has received a Knighthood along with Olympic stars Andy Murray and Mo Farah among others by Queen Elizabeth II for their contributions.

Rafael Nadal wins Mubadala Tennis Championships 2016 in Abu Dhabi
Rafael Nadal defeated David Goffin to win in Abu Dhabi.Rafael Nadal defeated Belgian David Goffin to win the Mubadala World Tennis Championships

Somdev Devvarman announces retirement from professional tennis
India’s star singles player Devvarman has announced his retirement from professional tennis.he touched a career-high rank of number 62 in 2011. he also won Singles and Doubles medals in Asian Games and Commonwealth Games.

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