APRIL 17

April 2017 – Current Affairs 

    • 29 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Prime Minister inaugurates International Basava Convention
      ❯❯ Jehan Daruvala becomes 1st Indian to take pole in FIA F3 European Championship
      ❯❯ Apple stops paying royalties to Qualcomm
      ❯❯ Indian Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik wins gold medal in Moscow competition
      ❯❯ Oorja-CAPFs Under-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament-2017

 

    • 28 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Kazakhstan opens consulate in Chennai
      ❯❯ India and Cyprus signed four agreements
      ❯❯ Indian cultural center in Egypt holds seminar to deepen ties
      ❯❯ UNESCO to screen Indian short film as part of World Press Freedom Day celebrations
      ❯❯ Haryana Government appoints BS Sandhu as State DGP

 

    • 27 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ UAE’s first solar powered gas station opens in Dubai
      ❯❯ NASA discovered Iceball planet through Microlensing
      ❯❯ India successfully test-fires Agni III missile
      ❯❯ Nita Ambani made member of IOC’s important Commissions
      ❯❯ YES BANK awarded Golden Peacock Award 2017

 

    • 26 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ India to host 18th World Road Meeting
      ❯❯ India and Sri Lanka sign MoU on economic co-operation
      ❯❯ Israel appointed Hanna Hatib as first female judge in its Muslim sharia court system
      ❯❯ China launched its First home-built aircraft carrier
      ❯❯ India, Armenia sign 3 agreements

 

    • 25 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Aamir Khan receives Dinanath Mangeshkar Award For Dangal
      ❯❯ Flipkart completes ten years, launches ‘CEO of the Day’ context
      ❯❯ Vani Jairam gets Ghantasala national award
      ❯❯ Indo-French Naval Exercise Varuna Commences at Goa
      ❯❯ Saudi Arabia elected to UN women’s rights commission

 

    • 24 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ 80th Bengal Film Journalists’ Association (BFJA) awards
      ❯❯ China, Iran sign first agreement on reconfiguration of Arak reactor
      ❯❯ Canada’s Minister gifts Punjabi Actor coin of honour
      ❯❯ Russian Duma forbids naming kids with numbers, obscenities
      ❯❯ Russia’s Anastasia Boil crowned Miss USSR UK

 

    • 22 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ One of Asia’s largest churches inaugurated in Nagaland
      ❯❯ World Bank to give $37.5 cr for National Waterway-1 on Ganga
      ❯❯ RBI announces India’s Financial Literacy Week from June 5-9, 2017
      ❯❯ 1st ‘India Indonesia Energy Forum’ held in Jakarta
      ❯❯ GNFC wins Golden Peacock Award

 

    • 21 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Saira Banu, Jackie Shroff Honoured With Raj Kapoor Awards
      ❯❯ UNESCO’s Peace Prize Goes to a Mayor Giuseppina Nicolini
      ❯❯ Communist Laos appoints new President, Prime Minister
      ❯❯ Tamil Nadu , Himachal Pradesh and Tripura chosen for KRISHI KARMAN AWARDS, 2015-16
      ❯❯ IMF, World Bank, UN, OECD form new group to stop Tax Erosion

 

    • 20 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ National Green Tirbunal asks Delhi govt to introduce destination buses from May 1.
      ❯❯ Newly Discovered Exoplanet May be Best Candidate in Search for Signs of Life
      ❯❯ Home Minister Rajnath Singh Inaugurates Civil service Function.
      ❯❯ The United Nations (UN) observes the UN Chinese Language Day.
      ❯❯ Mahatma Gandhi stamps sold for £500,000 at auction in United Kingdom

 

    • 19 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Mongolia launches its first satellite, diversifies resource dependent economy
      ❯❯ India hopeful of Nepal forging consensus on multi-party democracy: President Pranab Mukherjee
      ❯❯ Sensex logs first gain in 5 days
      ❯❯ Nomura launches fintech partnership in India
      ❯❯ National Green Tirbunal orders immediate closure of industries near Bengaluru lake.

 

    • 18 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Southwest Monsoon will be ‘normal’, says India Meteorological Department (IMD)
      ❯❯ Maneka Gandhi wants father’s name optional in caste certificates.
      ❯❯ Arun Jaitley to leave for US tomorrow to attend World Bank, IMF, G20 meets.
      ❯❯ Haryana government exempts solar equipment from VAT
      ❯❯ Vijay Mallya arrested in London

 

    • 17 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ UAE-based Indian to invest 1,000 crore in film on Mahabharata
      ❯❯ Donald Trump adviser Mr. McMaster visits Pakistan after massive airstrike.
      ❯❯ Police ask telecom companies to suspend 3G and 4G services in Kashmir Valley
      ❯❯ Air India to impose fine of Rs. 5 to 15 lakh on unruly passengers
      ❯❯ Supreme Court raps Sahara group over failure to deposit money, orders auction of Aamby Valley

 

    • 15 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Porn clip plays on a screen at Delhi’s Rajiv Chowk station
      ❯❯ Farooq Abdullah wins Srinagar Lok Sabha by-poll by 10K votes
      ❯❯ Silicon Valley’s hottest startup Hortonworks eyes India’s Big Data
      ❯❯ Technical textiles use in govt. projects gets push
      ❯❯ Little India in Singapore: It’s Srikanth vs Praneeth in final

 

    • 13 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Good news for BMTC commuters; fares reduced for short distance travel, AC buses
      ❯❯ Focus on upkeep of highways, says CM Chandrababu Naidu
      ❯❯ Government hopes to auction coal blocks for commercial mining by December-end
      ❯❯ Abbas seeks ‘unprecedented’ steps to end Palestinian split
      ❯❯ Malala Yousafzai becomes honorary Canadian

 

    • 12 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Rupee softens 11 paise in early trade
      ❯❯ 5.6-magnitude quake hits Philippines.
      ❯❯ Officials to enforce fishing ban strictly
      ❯❯ Kulbhushan Jadhav can appeal before Army Chief and President says Pakistan Defence Minister

 

    • 11 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Kulbhushan Jadhav can appeal before Army Chief and President says Pakistan Defence Minister
      ❯❯ Budget session a winner for Treasury benches: Modi
      ❯❯ Choice of life partner most important choice: Axis Bank CEO
      ❯❯ BSF seizes fake notes worth 7 lakh from Bangladesh border
      ❯❯ Tata Power, Adani Power slump as Supreme Court sets aside tribunal order

 

    • 10 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Bengaluru launches pink police patrol vehicles for women
      ❯❯ First rail freight service from UK to China set to depart today
      ❯❯ Indian Boxer Shyam Kumar Wins Gold At Thailand International
      ❯❯ Clean Ganga – 26 projects worth Rs 2,154.28 cr approved for Namami Gange project
      ❯❯ No government job in Assam for those with more than 2 kids

 

    • 08 April 2017 Current Affairs

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Modi, Hasina flag off trial run of India-Bangladesh passenger train
      ❯❯ India’s first NBA Basketball School in Mumbai
      ❯❯ U.S Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice
      ❯❯ Centre to revive ambitious North Koel irrigation project in Jharkhand
      ❯❯ Kirti Chakra Awards 2017

 

    • 07 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ 64th National Film Awards – 2017
      ❯❯ Israel signs USD 2 billion missile deal with India
      ❯❯ National Children’s Film Festival 2017 in Visakhapatnam
      ❯❯ World Health Day – 7 April 2017
      ❯❯ AB de Villiers launches his own mobile app

 

    • 06 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Tencent Passes Wells Fargo to Become 10th Biggest Company
      ❯❯ Union Cabinet approves Air Services Agreement between India and Georgia
      ❯❯ Raman Roy is new NASSCOM chairman for 2017 – 2018
      ❯❯ SASEC Finance Ministers meeting in New Delhi
      ❯❯ China plans to build new city nearly three times the size of New York

 

    • 05 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Kohli named Wisden’s leading cricketer in the World for 2016
      ❯❯ Usain Bolt successor 12-yr-old Jamaican sprinter ‘Brianna Lyston’ runs 200m in 23 secs, 2 secs short of world record
      ❯❯ Bangladesh captain ‘Mashrafe Mortaza’ announces retirement from Twenty20 Internationals
      ❯❯ Punjab Kings XI players inaugurate toilet at school for Swachh Bharat campaign
      ❯❯ World Wide Web Inventor wins computing’s ‘Nobel Prize’

 

    • 04 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Kolkata gets India’s first bio-gas bus – with flat Re 1 fare
      ❯❯ Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away at 84
      ❯❯ India’s first ever transsexual police Sub-Inspector – Prithika Yashini
      ❯❯ UK passport could turn dark blue after Brexit under £490m contract
      ❯❯ GST: Tax evasion over Rs 5 crore a non-bailable offence

 

    • 03 April 2017 Current Affairs 

      Highlights of the Day :

      ❯❯ Karnataka is getting its first-ever surfing festival
      ❯❯ Asia’s largest tulip garden in Kashmir opens for tourists
      ❯❯ Kotak Mahindra Bank has launched the ‘811 banking app’ to double its customer
      ❯❯ Union Minister of Railways releases Book Titled “Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry”
      ❯❯ Govt launched ‘PowerTex India’ – a scheme for powerloom sector development

 

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