News for 7-May (Monday)
NEWS 1. NITI Aayog has collaborated with IBM for development of crop yield prediction model.It will provide data to improve crop productivity,soil yield etc. 2. Asian Development Bank appreciated the development of India's projected GDP growth and said that size of economy will double within a decade. 3. According to recently released report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India has emerged as the fifth largest military spender in 2017. India had spent $63.9 billion on defence in 2017. The world’s five biggest military spenders in 2017 are United States ($610 billion), China ($228 billion), Saudi Arabia (69.4 billion), Russia (66.3 billion) and India ($63.9 billion). 4. Indian and French navies conducted final and third phase of Varuna naval exercise 2018 near Reunion Island in Indian Ocean region (IOR) to enhance their operational coordination. 5. Indian Athletes have won 11 gold, 10 silver and 3 bronze medals in the South Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Colombo. < < Back