APR 2016

CURRENT AFFAIRS April 2016

 

  1. India becomes fourth largest spender on defence
  2. Japan to lend Rs.14,000 crore for Indian projects
  3. Vietnam’s parliament elects first female speaker
  4. 4th Nuclear Security Summit begins in Washington
  5. ICCR to set up first Indian Chair in Arab world at Cairo
  6. Union Government launches Startup India portal and mobile app
  7. Russia approved OVL deal to acquire 15% stake in Vankor oilfield for $1.3 billion
  8. UltraTech buys Jaypee cement units for Rs 15,900 cr
  9. Flipkart acquires mobile payments firm PhonePe
  10. Ficci, AIBC sign MoU to strengthen business ties
  11. Telangana government launches M Wallet mobile App
  12. Haryana fixes edu qualification for Urban Bodies’ polls
  13. Mumbai to get international arbitration centre by August
  14. Rajiv Gauba takes over as Secretary of Urban Development Ministry
  15. Renowned Iraqi-British Architect Zaha Hadid passes away

2ND April

  1. 2nd April : World Autism Awareness Day
  2. MoU Signed To Promote Research With IMPRINT Programme
  3. ISRO Sign An MoU With The Airport Authority Of India
  4. India expects $500M AIIB loan for solar power projects in 2016
  5. US, Saudi Arabia impose joint sanction on fundraising for terrorists
  6. Nifty Launches New Index For Mid And Small Cap Stocks
  7. Mehbooba Mufti to be sworn in as first woman CM of Jammu & Kashmir on April 4
  8. Banks adopt new rate formula
  9. Pranab signs ordinance on Uttarakhand expenditure
  10. Pakistan Sikh body elects caretaker president
  11. Kallol Roy Appointed As The New CMD Of Bhartiya Nabhikiya Vidyut Nigam
  12. Ranveer Singh to be Feted as ‘Maharashtrian of The Year’
  13. Those earning Rs 50 lakh a year must declare assets
  14. Australia pacer Clint McKay announces retirement from international cricket

3rd April 

1.Haryana Assembly passes bills for mandatory educational criteria for urban local bodies elections

2.Union Government releases Indian Intellectual Property Panorama

  1. Union Government imposes safeguard duty on import of steel products
  2. Renowned journalist Babu Bharadwaj passes away
  3. Flipkart acquires mobile payments firm PhonePe
  4. Germany’s Development Bank KfW to provide loan assistance to metro system for Nagpur
  5. 4th Nuclear Security Summit begins in Washington
  6. Shiva Thapa wins Silver medal at Asian/Oceania Qualifying event in China
    4th April
  7. India Ranked 6th In Top 10 Largest Manufacturers List : UN Report
  8. PM Narendra Modi Conferred Saudi Arabia’s Highest Civilian Honour
  9. “Vidyut Pravah” App Launched By Piyush Goyal
  10. Green Delhi Initiative Phase 1 Has Launched By Arvind Kejriwal
  11. IIT Madras and IIM Bangalore top the list of best Indian universities
  12. World’s largest oil firm Aramco to invest in India
  13. Germany To Give € 500 m Loan To Nagpur Metro
  14. Blackstone To Acquire HP’s 60% Stake In Mphasis
  15. Vedanta sets Guinness World Record for mass plantation
  16. Renowned Actor Larry Drake Has Passed Away
  17. ICC T 20 Cricket World Cup 2016 Won By West Indies
  18. Miami Open Title 2016 Won By Novak Djokovic

5th April

  1. 5th April : National Maritime Day
  2. First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2016-17
  3. India’s Fastest Train “Gatiman Express” Flagged Off From Delhi To Agra
  4. India’s first Cash Giving App ‘CASHe’ Launched
  5. World’s 1st Sanctuary For White Tigers Opens In MP
  6. Aadhaar enrollments hit 100 cr.
  7. Internal security chief Tran Dai Quang sworn in as Vietnam’s president
  8. Government releases Rs. 25,834 crore to FCI as Food Subsidy
  9. World’s first public dengue vaccination programme launched in Philippines
  10. Viswanathan Anand to be feted with Hridaynath Award
  11. Former Italy coach Cesare Maldini passes away
  12. Kenya’s Kotut and Jepkesho win Paris Marathon

6TH APRIL

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Stand Up India Scheme
  2. National Geoscience Awards – 2014 Presented By President
  3. Madhukar Gupta committee constituted to suggest ways to strengthen security along Indo-Pak border
  4. Odisha Government launches 100 Adarsha Vidyalayas
  5. Complete Ban On Alcohol In Bihar Imposed By State CM
  6. Government to develop 25 regional airports : Arun Jaitley
  7. Researchers developed world’s smallest diode
  8. India signs $100 million draft export pact with IDB
  9. BHEL commissions tiltable canal top solar plant in Andhra
  10. Mumbai gets its first-ever AC local train
  11. Memorial for Abdul Kalam to be opened at Dilli Haat
  12. Philippines Launches World’s First Mass Dengue Vaccination
  13. Manish Sharma first Indian to be Executive Officer Panasonic Corporation
  14. M H P Rao, The Architect Of Madras Atomic Power Station Passed Away
  15. Mother Dairy Partners Delhi Daredevils As Principal Sponsor

7TH APRIL 

  1. 7th April : World Health Day
  2. PM chairs meeting of CSIR Society
  3. 3rd phase of Mission Indradhanush begins today
  4. ECoR becomes largest freight loading railway zone
  5. Irani unveils bronze bust of Aryabhatta at UNESCO HQ
  6. NTPC Suspends Power Generation From Farakka
  7. Gujrat CM Anandiben Patel launches ‘Maa Annapurna Yojna’
  8. Santosh Gangwar Inaugurates 3 Mega Projects in Nagaland
  9. Future Group Has Acquired FabFurnish
  10. Foundation stone for Haryana’s first Horticulture University laid in Karnal
  11. ASCI upholds 51 complaints against misleading ads
  12. CP Gurnani appointed as Nasscom chairman
  13. S Balaji Arunkumar new KoPT deputy chairman
  14. Sigurdur Ingi Johannsson named as new PM of Iceland
  15. India Men win Asian Nations Cup Chess tournament

8th April 

  1. North East ASEAN Business Summit Inaugurated In Imphal
  2. Govt. inaugurates ‘Namma Toilet’ in Delhi under Swachh Bharat Mission
  3. Petroleum & Natural Gas Minister dedicates 36 new CNG stations in Delhi & NCR.
  4. Asia’s 50 Most Powerful Businesswoman List Topped By Nita Ambani
  5. HP Unveils World’s Thinnest Laptop
  6. CCEA Approved Andrew Yule Proposal To Convert Bank of Baroda’s Loan Into Equity
  7. Snapdeal launches donation program ‘Sunshine’
  8. Hashim Thaci Sworn In As New President Of Kosovo
  9. Rudy launches Transnational Skill Standards aligned to UK
  10. Debraj Pradhan appointed as the next Ambassador of India to Norway
  11. TNCA Has Appointed Mr. D. Vasu As Its New Director
  12. Book Launched By Arvind Kejriwal Co-Authored By Imran Hashmi
  13. GoJavas Appointed Amitabh Coomar As Its New CEO
  14. Veteran Journalist Yogendra Bali Is No More
  15. American country music legend Merle Haggard died

9TH APRIL 

  1. India Tops Credit Suisse Emerging Consumers Scorecard 2016
  2. Centre Releases Rs.12, 230 crore To States For MGNREGA
  3. Union HRD Minister Smriti Zubin Irani Launches ISBN Portal
  4. Textiles Minister inaugurates Apparel and Garment Making Unit in Tripura
  5. Uma Bharti Inaugurates Water Films Festival
  6. Rajasthan Becomes the first state in India to clear land title Bill
  7. Airtel Buys Aircel’s 4G Spectrum in 8 Circles For Rs 3,500 crore
  8. $200-mn Pact Inked To Study TAPI Project
  9. Saudi Arabia And Egypt To Build Bridge Across Red Sea
  10. Federal Bank–Phillip Capital Tie-Up Announced At Singapore
  11. Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s Statue To Be Installed In France
  12. Tausif Monif Joined Lambda Therapeutic Research As Its New President
  13. Lamborghini India Appointed Mr. Sharad Agarwal As Its New Head
  14. Mother Teresa Conferred With Founders Award Posthumously In UK
  15. Kansai Nerolac Ties Up With Gujarat Lions For IPL

10th & 11th April

  1. Centre Recommends Rs. 1,304 Crore For Drought Relief To UP
  2. Centre to Issue Universal ID-Cards for Differently-Abled People
  3. BSNL Testing Wi-Fi Technology to Connect 1 Lakh Panchayats in a Year
  4. India Offers To Invest $20 Billion In Iran
  5. ‘Green UP – Clean UP’ programme : Five crore trees to be planted in UP
  6. China Successfully Launches Retrievable Satellite
  7. Pakistan successfully test-fires anti-ship ‘Zarb’ missile
  8. UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize 2016 Received By Khadija Ismayilova
  9. Priyadarshini Chatterjee Crowned FBB Miss India World 2016
  10. Sachin becomes the Brand Ambassador of Skill India
  11. Centre Constitutes B BTandon Committee to Monitor Government Advertisements
  12. Priyanka Chopra To Be Awarded With Dadasaheb Phalke Film Foundation Award 2016
  13. Danny Willett Won US Masters Golf 2016 Championship
  14. Anthony Joshua Won International Boxing Federation Title
  15. Lee Chong Wei Has Won Malaysian Open 2016

12th April

  1. President Presents Padma Awards To 56 Eminent Personalities
  2. PM To Inaugurate 3rd Asia Ministerial Conference On Tiger Conservation
  3. Panama Papers : India To Attend OECD Meet In Paris
  4. India, Maldives Sign Six Agreements To Boost Ties
  5. G7 Foreign Ministers’ Meet Held In Hiroshima
  6. Shan-e-Punjab Express becomes India’s first train fitted with CCTV cameras
  7. Tata starts U.K. steel sale
  8. Fairfax India To Invest $300 million in Sanmar Chemicals
  9. Bharti Airtel First Entity To Get Payments Bank Licence From RBI
  10. LAVA International Announces MS Dhoni As Its Brand Ambassador
  11. Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk To Resign
  12. Varanasi Kathak Dancer Breaks World Record
  13. Virat Kohli Named As Brand Ambassador Of Premier Futsal Football League
  14. Indian Teams Clinch Asian Kho Kho Championship Title
  15. Serena Williams Maintains Top Spot: WTA Rankings

 

13 April

  1. India To Notch Up To 7.5 % Growth In 2016–17 : IMF
  2. India, US ‘agree in principle’ on sharing military logistics
    3. India ranks 44 in 2016 Global Connectivity Index, Digital India seen as driver of growth
    4. Cabinet announces Mufti Sayeed Food Entitlement Scheme to supplement NFSA
    5. India and Germany signed agreement on Namami Gange Programme
    6. Haryana Government Decided To Rename Gurgaon And Mewat
  3. Campus Wallet For Students Launched By Federal Bank
  4. Aishwarya Rai Won Global Indian Of The Year Award
  5. Former Army Chief General JJ Singh Conferred Highest French Civilian Honour
  6. Meeran Borwankar Appointed As The New DG Of BPR&D By GOI
  7. Woman Biker Veenu Paliwal Died In A Road Accident
  8. Padma Sachdev selected for Saraswati Samman 2015
    13. Chawrasia wins Hilton Asian Tour Golfer of Month14. England Cricketer James Taylor retired from International Cricket
    14 April

1.Piyush Goyal Launches “Deep” E-Bidding & E-Reverse Auction Portal”

2.Govt launches carpool app

3.Nauru becomes 189th member of IMF, World Bank

4.Cabinet nod to adopt statute of SAWEN to check wildlife crimes

5.India, Germany Ink Agreement on Namami Gange Project

6.Akash Missile System successfully test fired

7.Sushila Karki: First female Chief Justice of Nepal’s Supreme Court

8.Maharashtra CM Fadnavis launched Mission Drinking Water

9.Maharashtra Legislative Assembly approved Social Boycott Bill 2016

 

15 APRIL

1.Odd-even part 2 begins with public appeals, ‘zero’ peak time traffic

2.Swaraj Abhiyan to start pilot run of its electoral plunge with MCD polls

  1. Odisha CM inaugurates cheap meal centres

4.IGNCA board reconstituted, Ram Bahadur Rai appointed as chairman

5.Narendra Modi launches village self-governance campaign.

6.India was world’s largest remittance recipient in 2015

7.World Bank and AIIB Sign First Co-Financing Framework Agreement.

8.Barack Obama appoints MasterCard CEO Banga to key administration post

9.Flipkart Chief Product Officer Punit Soni Quits

10.Mary Kom named AIBA ambassador for Women’s World Championship.

11.Paytm’s Vijay Shekhar Sharma to head IAMAI’s Payments Banks Group

12-Susmita Pande appointed as chairperson of National Monument Authority

13.Delhi bans chewable tobacco for a year

14.Water levels in 91 major reservoirs alarmingly low

15.Online trading platform for farm goods launched

16 APRIL

  1. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Inaugurated Maritime India Summit 2016
  2. India, US To Collaborate On Tackling Offshore Tax Evasion
  3. BRICS Bank Disburses $250 Million Loan For Renewable Energy Project To Canara Bank
  4. Canada Ranks Near Bottom On UNICEF’s ‘fairness’ Report Card
  5. Jharkhand Government launched Bhimrao Ambedkar Awas Yojana For Widows
  6. Delhi Government Bans Sale Of All Forms Of Chewable Tobacco For 1 Year
  7. 69th Himachal Day Being Celebrated In The State
  8. Supercomputer Param Kanchenjunga Unveiled At NIT Sikkim
  9. Ukrainian Parliament Appoints Groysman As New Prime Minister
  10. Panagarh Airbase Renamed After Former IAF Chief Arjan Singh
  11. PP Pandey Appointed As In-Charge Of Gujarat DGP
  12. Former Malian Photographer Malick Sidibe Passed Away

 

17 APRIL

1.Delhi ranked 44th among world’s 50 Future-ready Cities

2.Indian Army conducts Shatrujeet battle exercise in Rajasthan

3.Delhi Government launches Phase 2 of odd-even scheme.

4.G20 Countries seek to crackdown on tax havens, terror financing

5.Google extends free internet service through WiFi to 10 railway stations

6.Hero group co-founder Satyanand Munjal passes away

7.Mary Kom named as AIBA ambassador for Women’s World Boxing Championship

 

18 APRIL:

  1. World Heritage Day :18th April, 2016
  2. World’s Largest ‘Charkha’ To Be On Display At IGI Airport
  3. New Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies
  4. US Jury Slaps $940 Million Fine on Tata in Trade Secret Case, TCS Denies Wrong doing
  5. Banks To Share All Transaction Details In Standard Format
  6. FSS to provide UPI solution for 6 banks
  7. Forbes Releases First Ever ‘Global Game Changers’ List, Three Indians Make the Cut
  8. T N Ninan gets Mumbai Press Club’s lifetime achievement award
  9. Konkani museum to be set up in Mangaluru
  10. Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath retires from ODIs, T20Is
  11. Nico Rosberg wins Chinese GP for sixth straight Formula 1 victory
  12. Australia Won 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup By Defeating India

19 APRIL :

  1. Maneka launches Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme in 61 more districts
    2. India’s Ad Growth Rate To Be The Fastest In 2016 : Report
  2. Inflation negative for 17th month; at —0.85% in March
  3. PM Modi inaugurates superspeciality hospital in Katra
  4. Maneka Gandhi to inaugurate conference of north-east states on child adoption
  5. India, Afghanistan And Iran Finalize Draft Of Chabahar Trilateral Agreement
  6. India Sign MoU With Mauritius For Cooperation In Traditional Medicine And Homoeopathy
  7. India To Purchase 145 M777 Howitzers For US$ 750 Million
  8. Petroleum Minister Visit To Bangladesh
  9. Culture & Tourism Minister releases commemorative and circulation coin on Tatya Tope
  10. FICCI Ladies Org Plans To Set Up Centres In Gujarat
  11. PM’s awards for excellence in Public Administration On Civil Services Day function
  12. President of India presents Hindi Sevi Samman Awards
  13. 14th meeting of Foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China held in Moscow
  14. Novak And Serena Bag Top Honours At Laureus World Sports Awards

20 APRIL:

  1. 2016 Pulitzer Prizes Announced
  2. India ranked at 133 on World Press Freedom Index
  3. MoU between India and Bhutan on Technical Cooperation
  4. Cabinet Approves Signing The Paris Agreement
  5. Compat sets aside Rs 258-crore fine on Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet
  6. Lanka to sign MoU with Japan, India for collaboration in science, technology
  7. RBL becomes first private sector bank to open dedicated branch for startups
  8. Panasonic, US-based AES to install energy storage project in Haryana
  9. Affordable plotted housing policy notified in Haryana
  10. BCCI appoints Rahul Johri as its CEO
  11. Barack Obama nominates Indian-American Geeta Pasi as US envoy to ChadUS President
  12. William Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley Coach And Mentor Has Passed Away.
  13. Renowned Hollywood Actress Doris Roberts Has Passed Away

21 APRIL:

  1. President Mukherjee inaugurates second edition of `Global Exhibition on Services’ in Greater Noida
  2. Prime Minister confers awards for excellence in implementation of priority programmes
  3. First Meeting of All India Handloom Board held
  4. The Three day Curtain Raiser International Yoga Fest inaugurated by Shri Shripad Yesso Naik
  5. HC revoked President’s Rule in Uttarakhand
  6. IMF, WB, UN And OECD Form New Group To Stop Tax Erosion
  7. Accenture launches cyber centre in Bengaluru
  8. ICC and Emirates Airline renewed deal for additional seven years
  9. JK Tyres Acquired Cavendish Industries For Rs 2200 Crore
  10. Communist Laos appoints new President, Prime Minister
  11. Zee Media Corp Group CEO Bhaskar Das quits
  12. Centre appoints Rubber Board chief
  13. Indian diplomat Amitav Banerji honoured by Cyprus
  14. Goa Appoints Justice P.K. Mishra As Lokayukta
  15. Comedian Victoria Wood Has Passed Away

22 APRIL:

  1. 22nd April : Earth Day
  2. Government’s Twitter Seva To Address Grievances Of Startups
  3. President Mukherjee To Attend Khongjom Day In Manipur
  4. Department Of Disinvestment Is Now ‘Dipam’
  5. Dr. Harsh Vardhan Celebrates Earth Day By Inaugurating India’s 1st Cellulosic Alcohol Technology Demonstration Plant In Uttarakhand
  6. Six Indians In TIME’s 100 Most Influential People
  7. Goa To Host International Seminar On Wheat Products
  8. Vistara And TCS Enter Into Strategic Partnership”.
  9. TCS In Time’s Top 50 Employers For Women In UK
  10. India Replaces China As Top FDI Destination In 2015: FDI Intelligence Report
  11. Mahatma Gandhi’s Granddaughter Tara Gandhi Gets Top French Honour
  12. Harriet Tubman To Be First African-American On US Currency
  13. Renowned Music Legend Prince Has Passed Away

23 APRIL:

1.Bhupendra Kainthola is new FTII director

2.India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at UN

3.Uber partners with FICCI, Gujarat Tourism for soft skill training

4.PM To Launch Rs. 8,000 crore Scheme For Free LPG Connections To Poor

5.World Book and Copyright Day:23rd April

6.Jitu Rai finishes sixth at Shooting World Cup

7.Hong Kong’s Irfan Ahmed suspended for two years and six months

8.BCCI To Host First Day-Night Test Against New Zealand This Year

24 APRIL:

1.President nominates 6 eminent members to Rajya Sabha

  1. India, France launch $1 Trillion Potential Solar Programme under ISA
  2. India’s first online interactive heritage portal Sahapedia launched

4.Union Government notifies new rules to revamp SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act .

5.Salman Khan named as Indian contingent’s Goodwill Ambassador for 2016 Rio Olympics

25APRIL:
1. India’s first online interactive heritage portal Sahapedia launched

  1. 25th April :  World Malaria Day.
    3. Centre to provide plastic park to Andhra Pradesh
  2. Nabard lends Rs 1,000 crore to HSWC for wheat procurement
    5. Govt Notifies New Rules To Improve SC/ST Act on Ambedkar Jayanti
  3. Tata Trusts signs pact with Odisha for Malaria elimination
  4. Cadbury inaugurates largest Asia-Pacific facility in India
  5. India banned milk, mobile phones import from China
  6. International Solar Alliance Cell and UNDP declared Cooperation for Promoting Solar Energy
  7. Uber partners with Election Commission in Tamilnadu
  8. China, Pakistan ink agreement to launch satellite to monitor CPEC projects
  9. Former Finance Minister Clement Mouamba appointed as Prime Minister of Congo
  10. Manoj Bajpayee To Receive Dadasaheb Phalke Award For ‘Aligarh’
  11. Rafael Nadal wins Barcelona Open to equal clay-court record
  12. India to host 2018 Commonwealth Judo Championships

26 APRIL:
1. Govt hikes minimum wage for contract workers to Rs 10,000

  1. World Intellectual Property Day 2016 observed globally
  2. Over two lakh new Central government jobs by 2017
  3. Heart of Asia conference begins today in New Delhi
  4. Govt to provide Rs 1 lakh per month to Rio-bound athletes
  5. Union Government constitutes Ashok Dalwai committee for doubling farmers’ income by 2022
  6. Indo-Mongolia Joint Military Exercise, Nomadic Elephant – 2016, commenced
  7. INS Karmuk Corvette participated in Indo-Thai Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT)
  8. India lays foundation for final phase of Housing Project in Central and Uva Provinces of Sri Lanka
  9. Videocon d2h Ties-up With Vodafone m-pesa
  10. Hero to invest Rs 3k cr in new Andhra unit
  11. Top gay rights activist Xulhaz Mannan murdered in Bangladesh
  12. JKLF founder Amanullah Khan dead at 82
  13. Mohun Bagan’s Jeje Lalpekhlua named FPAI Player of the Year
  14. Rower Dattu Bhokanal qualifies for Rio Olympics

27 APRIL:
1. President embarks on two-nation tour to Papua New Guinea and New Zealand

  1. Union Railway Ministry to set up Rs 1 lakh crore Rashtriya Rail Sanraksha Kosh
  2. Government approved the policy for sharing competitive exam scores with private sector
  3. All new mobiles to have panic button from 2017
  4. Government to sell its 11.36% stake in NHPC
  5. Operation Sulaimani to eradicate Poverty in Kozhikode District
  6. Union Tourism Ministry launched NOAPS Web Portal of National Monuments Authority
  7. Isuzu opens manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh
  8. Patanjali to invest Rs 1,150 crore in 2017
  9. BPCL gets green nod for rs. 694 cr LPG project in West Bengal
  10. China launches sounding rocket
  11. IIT scholar K Ashok Kumar wins international award on plant nutrition
  12. Sangey re-elected PM of Tibetan govt-in-exile
  13. Nandu Natekar became first non-cricketer to become a member of CCI’s Legend Club
  14. Riyad Mahrez Became First African Footballer To Win PFA Player Of The Year


28 APRIL

  1. New Zealand’s $5 bill named best banknote of the year
  2. MoU signed between Railways and ISRO
  3. New naval detachment launched at Lakshadweep Androth Island
  4. Cabinet nod to solar power plant of 200 MW at Jetsar, Rajasthan
  5. Cabinet approves MoU between India and Papua New Guinea on cooperation in the field of health area and medical science
  6. MoU between Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India and the Insurance Authority, UAE
  7. BSE inks pact with Korea Exchange to list Sensex-based derivatives
  8. Experian India has launched the fraud detection mechanism
  9. DBS Bank launches ‘mobile-only bank’ in India.
  10. Japan unveiled Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympics emblems
  11. ICC suspends the Cricket Association of Nepal
  12. Panel suggests fine or jail for celebs in misleading ads
  13. Kerala cartoonist V T Thomas passed away
  14. Deepika Kumari equals world record in recurve event at Archery World Cup
  15. Sudarsan Pattnaik bags gold medal at Sculpture Championship in Moscow

 

29 APRIL:

  1. BSF to put tallest ‘Tiranga’ at Wagah border by January 2017
    2. First time direct tax details published by CBDT
  2. Govt plans to keep 1% of highways project cost for road safety
  3. India, Papua New Guinea sign four agreements
  4. Government approves BPCL’s Rs. 3000 cr investment in Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd
  5. NITI Aayog launched urban management programme for capacity building of states and urban local bodies
  6. ISRO’s seventh navigational satellite IRNSS 1G launched
  7. Indian Naval Ships Veer and Nipat Decommissioned
  8. Rahuri in Ahmednagar Becomes First to have Digi-Locker
  9. EC launches mobile app e-voter for Kerala assembly polls
  10. Gujarat Announces 10% Quota For Economically Backward
  11. Swat activist Tabassum Adnan wins 2016 Nelson Mandela Award
  12. Mongolia confers highest civilian honour to two Indians
  13. Jayasurya recalled as Sri Lanka’s cricket chief selector
  14. Garima wins gold at Commonwealth Judo Championship

 

3 0 APRIL:

1.Nagaland’s capital Kohima declared ‘smoke-free city’

2.SIDBI signs MoU with Saarc Development Fund

3.Centre approves Rs.9,005 Cr. investment for affordable housing in three states

4.S K Bhagat appointed DG- Railway Protection Force

5.India, Papua New Guinea sign four agreements

6.BlackBerry Launches BBM Money Transfer Service in India

7.NK Singh selected for Japan’s highest civilian award

8.Odisha CM launches 100 piped water supply projects

9.Rio Olympics: Abhinav Bindra joins Salman Khan as India’s Goodwill Ambassador