28th April 2019 Current Affairs

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National (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Srinath was inducted into the Cleveland International Hall of Fame
  • Gagandeep Kang becomes first Indian woman Royal Society Fellow

International (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Comedian Volodymyr Jelensky won the presidential election of Ukraine
  • Mount Agung volcano in Bali resort Island erupted
  • Iran, Pakistan declare joint border reaction
  • Indonesia releases special stamp on the theme of Ramayana
  • Import of milk products from China banned
  • Israel to name a town in Golan Heights after Donald Trump
  • 290 deaths in Sri Lanka bomb blasts
  • Pakistan’s Cyril Almeida Named IPI’s World Press Freedom Hero

Economy and Business (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • India will stop importing crude oil from Iran
  • LSE Names a Professorship After Economist Amartya Sen
  • SBI General Insurance launches Cyber Defence Insurance
  • RBI sells entire stake in NHB, Nabard to govt for Rs 1,470 cr
  • SEBI Reduces Minimum Subscription Requirement For REITs, InvITs
  • Microsoft Becomes World’s Third Company to be worth $1 Trillion
  • RBI Introduces ₹ 20 Banknote In Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series

Sports (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Fognini won the Monte Carlo Masters of the Year 2019 by defeating Dusan Lajovic
  • Asian Badminton Championships began
  • Bajrang Punia wins Gold in Asian Wrestling C’ship
  • Goswami received best sportsperson award
  • Shooting: India bag two gold at ISSF World Cup
  • Pankaj Advani wins inaugural Asian Snooker Tour title
  • ISSF World Cup: Abhishek Verma Wins Gold in 10m Air Pistol

Awards (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Sunil Kumar Gautam felicitated with Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant Award for 2018-19
  • AIR receive Swacchta Pakhwada Award 2019
  • Benny Antony conferred with the National IP Award 2019
  • Rana Dasgupta won Literary prize

Appointments / Resignation (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as new India MD
  • Karnam Sekar appointed as IOB’s new MD & CEO
  • Shri Rajendra Kumar Nayak took Over as CGDA
  • Uday Kumar Varma resigns from Assocham Secretary General Post
  • Naseem Zaidi left Jet Airways board
  • Former Army Chief Dalbir Suhag appointed Indian envoy to Seychelles
  • Wipro BFSI President resigns from his post

Important Days (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • International Mother Earth Day was celebrated all over the world
  • The World Book & Copyright Day being observed on 23rd April 2019
  • National Panchayati Raj Diwas being observed today
  • World Malaria Day being observed on 25th April

Science and Tech (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • World’s 1st Malaria Vaccine Launched In Africa
  • Dark matter search: Xenon unstable
  • NASA’s InSight detects first likely ‘quake’ on Mars

Defence (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Indian navy launches guided missile destroyer vessel ‘Imphal’ in sea

Obituaries (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Eminent Punjabi folk singer Amar Paul dies
  • Lorraine Warren, an extraordinary investigator dies
  • Noted lady Mountaineer Rama Sengupta Paul passes away
  • Veteran Lady Mountaineer Rama Sengupta Paul Passes Away
  • Mark Medoff, the writer of ‘Children of a Lesser God’ passes away

States (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Gujarat Govt to pay Rs 50 lakh to Bilkis Bano
  • Meghalaya to augment fish production
  • Red Alert for Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Fani may land on 30th April

Miscellaneous (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • The first Hindu temple will be built in the UAE
  • Iran brands US military as terrorist
  • ICMR Launches Malaria Elimination Research Alliance

Agreements (22nd April 2019 – 27th April 2019)

  • Indian Army Inks MoU With NHPC To Build Tunnels On China, Pakistan Borders

Try out the quiz ?

1. Who has inducted into the Cleveland International Hall of Fame?

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Srinath has inducted into the Cleveland International Hall of Fame.

2. Mount Agung volcano has erupted again. This volcano situated in which country?

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Mount Agung volcano in Bali(Indonesia) resort Island erupted.

3. Which company becomes world’s third company to be worth $1 trillion?

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Microsoft Becomes World’s Third Company to be worth $1 Trillion

4. Who has won inaugural Asian Snooker tour title?

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Pankaj Advani wins inaugural Asian Snooker Tour title.

5. Who has launched Cyber Defence Insurance?

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SBI General Insurance launches Cyber Defence Insurance.

6. Swacchta Pakhwada Award 2019 won by.........

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AIR receive Swacchta Pakhwada Award.

7. Who has resigned from Assocham Secretary General Post?

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Uday Kumar Varma resigns from Assocham Secretary General Post.

8. World Malaria Day being observed on which day?

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World Malaria Day being observed on 25th April.

9. World’s 1st Malaria Vaccine launched in..........

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World’s 1st Malaria Vaccine Launched In Africa.

10. Veteran lady Rama Sengupta Paul passes away. She was a famous.......

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Noted lady Mountaineer Rama Sengupta Paul passes away.

11. The Meghalaya government will invest how many crores rupees in fish production?

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Meghalaya government will invest 378 crore rupees to augment fish production.

12. The first Hindu temple will be built in the which country?

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The first Hindu temple will be built in the UAE.

13. Indian Army has signed a MOU with NHPC Limited, to build four underground tunnels along China and Pakistan borders. What will be the cost of this pilot project?

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Indian Army Inks MoU With NHPC To Build Tunnels On China, Pakistan Borders. Cost for this project would be around Rs 15 crore.

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