14th April 2019 Current Affairs

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National (08th April – 13th April)

  • EC to raise random sampling of EVMs
  • Adani Power received LoI
  • India’s gold reserves increased
  • Procurement of 464 T-90 tanks cleared
  • Namami Gange gets global recognition at the Global Water Summit in London

International (08th April – 13th April)

  • Battle of Kangla Tongbi: Platinum Jubilee
  • London: 1st to implement pollu charge zone
  • Benjamin Netanyahu won Israel’s elections
  • Google launches New Cloud platform Anthos
  • Hong Kong’s stock market overtakes Japan to be the world’s third largest

Economy and Business (08th April – 13th April)

  • India’s eco growth driven by domestic demand
  • Amazon India partnered with Ketto
  • PNB Housing Stake sale to boost PNB capital
  • Singapore sold 6.8 crore shares of DLF
  • GlowRoad got $10 mn funding
  • LIC gets 12 years from RBI to cut stake in IDBI Bank, says a report
  • HDFC Bank ranked No. 1 in India by Forbes

Sports (08th April – 13th April)

  • Lin Dan clinched Malaysia Open
  • Muguruza claimed Monterrey Open Title

Awards (08th April – 13th April)

  • Indian Oil bagged AIMA award
  • GIC India chief awarded Freedom of the City of London
  • Deepa Malik honoured with New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019
  • Siva Reddy selected for Saraswati Samman 2018
  • Russia awards PM Narendra Modi with highest state honour
  • Indian Oil bags AIMA Managing India Award for outstanding PSU
  • Digital Sukoon founder, Sudhanshu Kumar receives Best Digital Agency award

Appointments (08th April – 13th April)

  • Usha Padhee: CMD of Pawan Hans
  • Usha Martin has appointed Anirban Sanyal as its CFO
  • Shiv Das: New NBCC Chairman
  • Manish Mehan: New CEO Thyssenkrupp Elevators
  • Shiv Das Meena appointed as NBCC Chairman and Managing Director
  • Cairn India CEO and CFO resigned
  • Gargi Kaul appointed Secretary, Defence Finance

Important Days (08th April – 13th April)

  • World Health Day: 7 April
  • World Homeopathy Day: 2-day convention
  • Rama Navami is celebrated with religious fervour
  • Baisakhi harvest festival being celebrated today

Science and Tech (08th April – 13th April)

  • Elements can be solid and liquid at same time
  • Yutu travelled 170 m on Moon
  • SpaceX carried out first commercial launch
  • First-ever blackhole to be photographed named ‘Powehi’

Defence (08th April – 13th April)

  • INS Shakti to take part in Chinese celebration
  • Indo-Sri Lanka joint exercise concluded
  • INS Shikra hosted Naval Investiture Ceremony
  • Virtual Reality Centre launched by Indian Navy

States (08th April – 13th April)

  • Yellow weather warning for Himachal Pradesh
  • Guwahati Station gets ISO certification

Miscellaneous (08th April – 13th April)

  • Expedition to Karakoram Pass flagged off
  • ICMR’s ethical guidelines mandatory
  • Dogs can sniff out cancer with 97% accuracy
  • Varun Dhawan: Navratna brand ambassado
  • Image of toddler won World Press Photo

Agreements (08th April – 13th April)

  • PFS partnered with USICEF
  • TCS partnered with Google
  • SBI inks co-origination loan pact with Paisalo Digital Ltd

 

Try out the quiz ?

1. Namami Gange has got global recognition at the Global Water Summit. This Global Water Summit held in which city?

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Namami Gange gets global recognition at the Global Water Summit in London.

2. What is the name of Google New Cloud platform?

Correct! Wrong!

Google launches New Cloud platform Anthos.

3. Amazon India partnered with which crowd funding plateform to support online sellers?

Correct! Wrong!

Amazon India has partnered with Ketto

4. Who has won Malaysia open?

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Lin Dan clinched Malaysia Open.

5. Who has received Saraswati Samman 2018?

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Siva Reddy selected for Saraswati Samman 2018.

6. Who has appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of NBCC?

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Shiv Das has appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of NBCC.

7. World Health Day is being on which day?

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World Health Day: 7 April.

8. What is the name of first-ever black hole that has been photographed?

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First-ever blackhole to be photographed named 'Powehi'

9. A Virtual Reality Centre has been launched by.........

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Virtual Reality Centre launched by Indian Navy.

10. Which railways station has become first ever railway station that has been got ISO certification by NGT?

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Guwahati Station gets ISO certification.

11. Who has appointed as Navratna brand ambassador?

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Varun Dhawan: Navratna brand ambassador.

12. Paisalo Digital limited on has signed the first co-origination loan agreement with which of the following bank?

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SBI inks co-origination loan pact with Paisalo Digital Ltd.

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