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Current Affairs April 2018 for SSC, Banking, CLAT, IBPS, UPSC, MPSC, RPSC, BPSC, UPPSC, States PSC.

Current Affairs April 2018 for SSC, Banking, CLAT, IBPS, UPSC, MPSC, RPSC, BPSC, UPPSC, States PSC. Current Affairs 2018 India for Government Jobs recruitment examinations and UGC NET, CBSE Net examinations with latest updates in Government policy, polity, economy, persons and places in news.


Short Current Affairs- April



                                                INDIAN AFFAIRS

  • POSHAN Abhiyaan: India inks $200 million loan agreement with World Bank.
  • 3rd edition of UNPCAP held in New Delhi.
  • Google launches Android Things for IoT platform.
  • NITI Aayog ink SoI with Google to help grow AI ecosystem in India.
  • The First Apex Conference for CEOs of Smart Cities was held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  • The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified protocol to amend existing Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Kuwait. 
  • On April 7, 2018, Ganga Hariteema Yojana (Ganga Greenery scheme) was launched in 27 districts of Uttar Pradesh, located on the bank of river Ganga.
  • Harsimrat Kaur Badal inaugurates Uttarakhand’s second Mega Food Park
  • Kerala Govt to launch ‘community radio’ to update farmers
  • IHHC (India Home Health Care) has become the first home health care company to create a dedicated ICU simulation lab to train nursing staff, at its Bengaluru facility.
  • Indian Railway has inducted three ‘09-3X Dynamic Tamping Express machines’, the state of the art integrated track maintenance machines.
  • Indian Government banned imports of the hormone oxytocin to stop its misuse in the livestock industry.
  • Government to launch Gobardhan Yojana nationally from Haryana

                                          INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

  • Japan activated its first marine unit since World War Two
  • On April 8, 2018, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stated that India and South Korea will sign a pact to provide Indian seafarers employment on over 500 Korean ships.
  • On April 8, 2018, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari stated that India and South Korea will sign a pact to provide Indian seafarers employment on over 500 Korean ships.
  • Indo-Korean joint anti-piracy, search and rescue exercise ‘SAHYOG-HYEOBLYEOG 2018’ was held on April 5, 2018 off the Chennai coast.

                                         AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS


  • Dadasaheb Phalke Foundation has decided to honour Bollywood actor Anushka Sharma with the Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award for 2018.
  • On 6th April 2018, Chhattisgarh won the ‘State of the Year’ Award under the ‘business leader’ category at the India Business Leader Awards (IBLA) in New Delhi.
  • Fiji’s Indian-origin former Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry has been selected for the V K Krishna Menon Award for his contribution to the Indian diaspora.

                                                        SPORTS
  • On 7th April 2018, Leander Paes won Davis Cup and secured his 43rd doubles win of his career in the competition, in Tianjin, China.
  • South Africa pacer Morne Morkel to retire from International cricket
  • India finish on top with 20 gold medals at 3rd South Asian Junior Athletics Championships

                                                IMPORTANT DAYS

  • On 8th April 2018, International Romani Day 2018 was celebrated all over the world.
  • On 7th April 2018, World Health Day 2018 was celebrated all over the world.
  • On 6th April 2018, International Day of Sport for Development and Peace was celebrated all over the world.

                                        APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNS

  • Rakesh Kumar Vats given additional charge of NPPA Chairman
  • Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar will hold additional portfolio of Information, Public Relations and Languages department
  • On May 7 2018 , Vladimir Putin became Russia’s president for a historic fourth term at a ceremony Kremlin. He will extend his power to another six years.

BANKING & FINANCE



  • ICICI Bank 1st to get Swift’s new cross-border payment service
  • Indian Bank launches PFMS & also launched ‘Bharat QR’, a mobile payment collection



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