The General Awareness Section plays an important role in scoring well above cut off marks in any competitive exam. The Banking Awareness and Static Awareness questions asked in the General Awareness Section are based on Current Affairs mainly. So you need to prepare well this section to score good marks. Here is the Daily GK Update to get you acquainted with the top events that made the headlines today!
- Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa is the present Chief of Air Staff of Indian Army.
4. 5th Smart Cities India 2019 Expo Inaugurated In New Delhi
- Malaria parasite was first discovered in Algeria by French physician Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran in 1880.
- Algeria Capital: Algiers, Currency: Algerian dinar.
- Argentina Capital: Buenos Aires, Currency: Argentine peso.
Ranks and Reports
i. Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran will be conferred with Japan’s second highest national award, ‘Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star’.
ii. He will be conferred with this award for his contributions to strengthen the strategic ties and enhancing mutual understanding between India and Japan.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For LIC AAO Mains 2019:
- ‘The Order of the Rising Sun’ is a Japanese government honour established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji.
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