- West Bengal CM: Mamta Bannerjee, Governor: Keshari Nath Tripathi.
- Kerala CM: Pinarayi Vijayan, Governor: Palaniswami Sathasivam.
- Andhra Pradesh CM: N. Chandrababu Naidu, Governor: E. S. L. Narasimhan
- The BASIC countries comprise Brazil, South Africa, India and China.
- Brazil will host the next meeting of BASIC in 2019.
8. World’s Standard Definition of Kilogram, Second & Metre Redefined
- The CGPM is the highest international body of the world for accurate and precise measurements.
- World Metrology Day – 20 May.
- The CGPM meets in Paris, usually once every four years.
- Yemen Capital: Sana’a, Currency: Yemeni rial.
i. Indian-American Shantanu Narayen, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Adobe, has been named by Fortune in its 2018 Business Person of the Year list. The list ranks 20 business executives “delivering on the bottom line and beyond”.
ii. Narayen ranks 12th on the list, which has been topped by CEO of insurance company Progressive Tricia Griffith.
- NSE Chairperson: Ashok Chawla, Headquarters: Mumbai.
- Best Goalkeeper Award: Pranub Limboo of Govt. Senior Secondary School, Namchi (Sikkim).
- Best Player Award: Mohammad Nemil of Reliance Foundation School, Mumbai.
- Best Coach Award: Raghu Kumar of Army Boys Sports Company, Banglore.
- Fair Play Trophy: Reliance Foundation School, Mumbai.