Daily GK Update - 15th February 2024 Current Affairs

Daily GK Update - 15th February 2024 Current Affairs
15-February 2024...........

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                      Current Affairs

                                               National Affairs

Indian Navy is planning to build a naval base in Agratti, Lakshwadeep.

  • Indian Navy has decided to expand its naval fortification by establishing naval bases in Agatti and Minicoy Islands along with air bases to secure the vital sea lanes of communication.

Ministry of Defence has signed a deal of Rupees 1,752 to supply Remote Control Guns.

  • Ministry of Defence has signed a deal with advanced weapon equipment in India, Kanpur to supply 463 remote-control guns.

ISRO will launch INSAT 3-DS on 17 February.

  • Indian Space Research Organisation will launch the INSAT 3-DS satellite on 17 February from Sriharikota.
  •  The satellite will help in tracking weather-related events with the use of high-resolution images.

                                           International Affairs

Shehbaz Sharif is set to become the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

  • Shehbaz Sharif is set to begin a second term as Pakistan's Prime Minister.
  • Shehbaz Sharif is the leader of the PML-N Party and recently general elections were conducted in Pakistan in which no party had secured a majority.

India conducts  Talks for Full Membership with IEA.

  • India is engaged in discussions with ministers from member countries of the International Energy Agency (IEA) regarding its application to attain full membership.
  • International Energy Agency is headquartered in Paris and comprises 31 nations.


Rohit Sharma to lead Indian Cricket Team in T-20 World Cup.

  • BCCI President, Jay Shah has confirmed that the current captain of the Indian Cricket Team will lead in the T-20 World Cup also.


Test Your Knowledge

1. India plans to build a new naval base on which island?

(a) Andaman

(b) Lakshadweep

(c) Nicobar

(d) Maldives

Answer- Lakshadweep

2. The Ministry of Defence signed a deal for Remote Control Guns worth approximately:

(a) Rs. 17,520

(b) Rs. 175,200

(c) Rs. 1,752,000

(d) Rs. 17,520,000

Answer- Rs. 17,520

3. The INSAT 3-DS satellite's primary function is:

(a) Military communication

(b) Earth observation (including weather monitoring)

(c) Navigation

(d) Space exploration

Answer- Earth observation

4. Who is set to become the next Prime Minister of Pakistan?

(a) Imran Khan

(b) Bilawal Bhutto

(c) Shehbaz Sharif

(d) Nawaz Sharif

Answer- Shehbaz Sharif

5. Who will lead the Indian cricket team in the T-20 World Cup?

(a) Virat Kohli

(b) Rohit Sharma

(c) Jasprit Bumrah

(d) KL Rahul

Answer- Rohit Sharma


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