Daily Current GK Update
04 February, 2019
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Smriti Mandhana becomes world no.1 Women’s ODI batter
Indian women’s cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana has become the top-ranked batter in women’s ODI cricket, as per the latest rankings released by the ICC.
The 22-year-old moved up three spots in the batters’ rankings to reach the top spot. In the 15 ODIs Smriti has played since the beginning of 2018, she has scored two centuries and eight half-centuries.
Source: – Business Standard
Chairman of TVS Group’s Sundaram Brake Linings passes away
TVS Group’s K Mahesh, who was the Chairman of the group’s Sundaram Brake Linings, passed away in Chennai on Saturday. He was the grandson of the automobile group’s Founder TV Sundaram Iyengar and the younger brother of TVS & Sons’ Chairman Suresh Krishna. The 75-year-old had been working at TVS Group for over five decades.
Source: – Livemint
PM laid foundation stone for various development projects in Leh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stone for various development projects, worth nearly 12,000 crore rupees, at Leh. The Prime Minister was on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir. He laid the foundation stone for a 480 crore rupee Terminal Building at Leh Airport. Mr Modi inaugurated the 9megawatt Dah hydroelectric project.
The Prime Minister also dedicated to the nation the 220 KiloVolt Srinagar-AlustengDrass-Kargil-Leh transmission system. Mr Modi also launched the University of Ladakh, the first-ever in the state’s region. He also visited Jammu and Srinagar. He inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of various projects, including two new All India Institute of Medical Sciences and 624 MW Kiru Hydroelectric project in Kishtwar.
Source: – DD News