Current Affairs and Daily Updates – 11th April, 2023

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EduKraze GK & Current affairs Updates for April 8, 2023 #currentaffairs #generalknowledge #SSC #india #Update

PM Modi Visits Bandipur and Mudumalai Tiger Reserves, Announces Increase in Tiger Population

Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Bandipur and Mudumalai Tiger Reserves and announced the latest tiger population data. According to the Tiger Census of 2022, the number of tigers has significantly increased in India, with a total of 3,167 tigers compared to the previous year’s survey. Modi highlighted the importance of Project Tiger in creating awareness among people to protect and preserve flora and fauna. He also emphasized the significance of tigers in Indian and tribal culture during the 50th anniversary of Project Tiger’s creation.

Retired Navy Officer Presents Traditional Bell to Latest INS Vikrant

Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, a retired navy officer, presented the traditional bell to the latest INS Vikrant. The bell was originally placed on India’s first-built INS Vikrant aircraft carrier in 1961 and has a rich history within the country’s Navy Command. It played a crucial role as a barricade during the India-Pakistan war in the Karachi harbour.

Famous Mathematician C R Rao to Receive International Prize

Calyampudi Radhakrishna Rao, a renowned mathematician, will be awarded the 2023 International Prize in Statistics for his significant contributions to the field. Rao is a 102-year-old Indian-American who has conducted several research projects during his lifetime. His works have transformed statistical thinking and are still highly relevant in modern-day sciences. The International Prize is considered the equivalent of a Nobel Prize in Mathematics (Statistics) and acknowledges Rao’s leadership and successful professorship in various universities for over 75 years.

Rashid Khan Takes First Hat Trick in IPL 2023

Rashid Khan, the captain of Gujarat Titans, achieved the first hat trick of the Indian Premier League (IPL-2023) in the current season. He dismissed Sunil Narine, Andre Russell, and Shardul Thakur in the 17th over to turn the game in his team’s favor against Kolkata. Rashid made 35 runs in the final three overs, resulting in a score of 4-0 37-3, contributing significantly to his team’s win.

Cipla Signs Agreement with Novartis for Diabetes Medicine

Global pharmaceutical company Cipla has signed a bond with Novartis healthcare company to manufacture and sell the Galvus range, a drug used for treating Type 2 Diabetes. The agreement will take effect from January 01, 2026, and will enhance Cipla’s reputation as one of the top companies in diabetes treatment in India.

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