Daily CURRENT AFFAIRS (18 APRIL 2019)

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Daily CURRENT AFFAIRS (18 APRIL 2019)

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Important Day

Latest Current Affairs

  1. Bhutan government place the bill for ratification of the Bangladesh-Bhutan- India-Nepal (BBIN) initiative for road and rail connectivity at its upper senate. Briefing media on the occasion of Bhutan’s

Prime Minister Dr. Lotay Tshering told reporters that BBIN is a big initiative in region for improving rail and road connectivity and he expressed hope that bill will be passed by the Bhutanese Parliament soon.

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  1. Dubai Primarily based Emirates Muslim hasDeclared the launch of (Chat Banking services) for Patrons via WhatsApp, marking a WorldWide 1st within the Islamic banking sector. The Chat Banking resolution Permits allows customers to use Option like bank Account balances & Briefly interference or unblocking of an existing card. All messages on Emirates Islamic’s verified WhatsApp Business account are encrypted, making certain confidentiality and security.

  2. IIT-Madras has collaborated with Americanconglomerate General Electric (GE) to set up India’s first ‘Cold Spray’ SMART (Surface Modification and Additive Research Technologies) Laboratory, which will develop advanced services technology for aircraft engine components. The project is funded

under ‘Uchchatar Avishkar Yojana’ (UAY) of the Govt of India, which is intended to boost collaboration between academia and private sector.

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  1. IIT Kharagpur signed an MoU with the Pullela Gopichand Badminton Academy (PGBA) to develop research and training module for the trainees of the Hyderabad-based sports facility. The thrust area of the collaboration is to promote health and wellbeing of sportspersons and coaches for enhancing the quality of performance and resilience. Players and coachesfrom PGBA will benefit from these programs. Further, the coaches will also be trained on how to use that knowledge while training players. Under the collaboration, IIT-KGP will also set up a sports academy in collaboration with Gopichand.

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  1. Union government plans to Supply money incentives or discounts to Shoppers United Nations Agency obtain bills for purchases of Products & services from dealers, as a part of makes and attempt expand the Goods and Services Tax (GST) base and increase compliance

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National & International News

Air India

Latest Current Affairs

  • National carrier Air India will resume its flightservices to Madrid(Spain) from New Delhi from18 April.

  • It had temporarily suspended services toMadrid along with Birmingham from New Delhi last month following the closure of the Pakistani airspace for all West-bound flights to and from India.
  • The national carrier operates three-times-a-week flight services to the Spanish capital from New Delhi.

The New Delhi-Madrid route is serviced bycountry’s flagship aircraft Boeing 787-800.

Environment and Ecology

National Green Tribunal (NGT)

 

  • National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a Central Monitoring Committee to prepare and enforce a national plan to make over 350 river stretches across the country pollution free.
  • Committee comprise a representative of NITI Aayog, secretaries of Ministry of Water Resources, Ministry of Urban Development and Ministry of Environment, director general of National Mission for Clean Ganga and Chairman ofthe Central Pollution Control Board.

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Reports and Analysis

World Population Report-2019

Latest Current Affairs

  • United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launched its annual flagship report State of World Population-2019.

  • Report titled “Unfinished business the pursuit of rights and choices” describe issues and information about population worldwide.
  • India‟s population grew at an average annual rate of 1.2 per cent between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 billion.
  • UNFPA report says despite global gains in securing sexual and reproductive rights over the past 50 years, many population groups are still left behind

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Banking and Economy

PAISALO Digital Limited

  • PAISALO Digital Limited signed the first co-origination loan agreement with State Bank of India (SBI).
  • This is the first agreement of its kind in thecountry that State Bank of India has signed.

  • The agreement was signed with a vision ofempowering the AGRI, MSME segment and small businesses.
  • Loan ticket is designed at Rs.10,000 to 2 lakh.
  • The company expects to disburse 200,000 loan applications in FY20.

PAISALO Digital Limited is a leading systemicallyimportant non-deposit taking NBFC.

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World‟s largest airplane

Latest Current Affairs

  • World‟s largest airplane took off for the very first time.
  • Stratolaunch built aircraft in eight years.
  • After its successful test flight, company hopes to use twin-fuselage, six-engine, catamaran-style aircraft to launch satellite-bearing rockets into space by 2022.
  • Test flight done in California.
  • Stratolaunch was founded in 2011 by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
  • Its first flight duration was 2.5 hours at up to 17,000 ft or 5,200 meter above sea level.

 

Career-high Ranking Of 80

Latest Current Affairs

  • In tennis, India’s Prajnesh Gunneswaran achieved a career-high ranking of 80 in latest ATP rankings.
  • The 29-year-old from urban center world health Organization poor into the highest a hundered in February this year, improved 2 places to become the 6th highest in terms of singles ranking within the history.
  • He had made it to the third round of an ATP 1000 Tournament for the first time in his career at the BNP Paribas Open.
  • Entered main draw of Miami Open to rise to 81.

Another Indian Ramkumar Ramanathan dropped16 spots to slip out of the top 150. He is now at the 157th position.

„Veer Parivar App‟

Latest Current Affairs

  • President Ram Nath Kovind launched ‘Veer Parivar App’, a mobile application for families of CRPF personnel killed in the line of duty.
  • The App is an interface between the CRPF authorities and the next of kin of the slain personnel.
  • It will be installed securely on phones of slainpersonnel families and will not be available in app stores.
  • The app will provide assistance to the families of the martyred CRPF personnel with regard to issuance of ex gratia, pension benefits etc.

  • App will provide assistance to families on a real-time basis and the CRPF authorities will respond to issues raised by the members of families of slain personnel.

Simlipal National Park

Latest Current Affairs

  • Simlipal National Park is a national park and a tiger reserve in

the Mayurbhanj district in Odisha

  • It is the second largest national park in India.
  • It is part of the Similipal-Kuldiha-Hadga
  • rh Elephant Reserve popularly known as Mayurbhanj Elephant Reserve.
  • Part of the UNESCO World Network of Biosphere Reserves since 2009.

 

Established in 1980.

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