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CURRENT AFFAIRS: MAY 10, 2018 By TINJA MALHOTRA
CHINA 1.LONGEST BRIDGE India's longest road and railway bridge connecting Dibrugarh in Assam to Pasighat in Arunachal Pradesh is likely to be inaugurated later this year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 2. The bridge, which is the second longest in Asia, has three lane roads on top and double line rail below. 3. INFRASTRUCTURE Bogibeel is part of infrastructure projects planned by India to improve logistics along the border in Arunachal Pradesh
1. TELANGANA: Launch of Rythu Bandhu Scheme at Dharmarajupalle-Indiranagar in Huzurabad constituency of the Karimnagar district. 2. INDIA-ETHIOPIA -India and Ethiopia reviewed bilateral ties during the second Joint Commission Meeting headed by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swarai and her Ethiopian counterpart Workneh Gebeyehu. -DISCUSSIONS: building closer cooperation in areas of defence cooperation, lines of credit, human resource development, capacity building, trade and investment, cultural exchanges and enhancing people to people contact.
CHINA 1. GAOFEN 5 China has launched the Gaofen-5 hyperspectral imaging satellite. Launched on 9 May 2018 from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in northern Shanxi province, it is the latest of 15 satellite launches that China has made this year. 2. DESGINED BY Designed and developed by the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation, it is expected to have an 8-year lifespan and will be used for comprehensive environmental monitoring 3. PURPOSE: it will deliver crucial information about air pollution in the Chinese atmosphere
ANDAMAN NICOBAR 1. FIGHTER AIRPLANES India has decided to station fighter airplanes in the Andaman and Nicober Islands to strengthen India's hold over the crucial Malacca, Sunda, and Lumbok Strait and the Straits of Ombai Wetar and the eastern Indian Ocean Region. 2. wWiI This is the first time fighter airplanes will be positioned in Andaman and Nicobar islands since World War II. -The Malacaa, Sunda and Lumbok straits are narrow ocean passes that connect the Indian Ocean to the South China Sea.